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Keath to swap football for cricket this summer

Tuesday December 8, 2015 by  

The Adelaide Strikers have today announced the signing of ex-Victorian Bushranger and current Adelaide Crows listed rookie Alex Keath for the upcoming BBL season.

Keath joins the side having already debuted in all three formats of domestic cricket with both the Victorian Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars, where he featured in four BBL matches across two seasons.

A talented all-round athlete, the 23-year old moved to South Australia this year before signing on with the Crows as a Category B rookie in late October. Read more

Sloane commits to Crows

Monday June 4, 2012 by  

Rory Sloane is the latest young Adelaide player to make a long-term commitment to the Club.

The 22-year-old midfielder will be a Crow at least until the end of the 2015 season after agreeing to a new three-year contract.

Sloane, drafted by the Crows with pick 44 at the 2008 national draft, has played 43 AFL games since making his AFL debut in 2009. He was added to the Club’s leadership group this year. Read more

Dangerfield commits to Crows

Monday May 28, 2012 by  

Patrick Dangerfield has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Adelaide Football Club.

The 22-year-old midfielder has cut short speculation about his future by committing to the Crows until the end of the 2015 season.

At a press conference to discuss his decision to re-sign on Monday, Dangerfield said the promise of a bright future at West Lakes was enough to override the lure of home. Read more

Crows announce Six new Life Members

Tuesday March 20, 2012 by  

Ben Rutten and Brent Reilly were among six recipients of Life Membership at the Adelaide Football Club’s 2012 Season Launch at the Westpac Centre on Tuesday night.

At West Lakes, players are eligible for Life Membership after they reach 100 games and 10 years of service to the Club, and when appropriately endorsed by the Board.

Recruited from West Adelaide with pick No.40 in the 2002 Rookie Draft and elevated the same year, Rutten made his debut against Fremantle at Subiaco in July 2003. Read more

Top Talent re-signed by AFL clubs

Wednesday July 28, 2010 by  

The Adelaide Crows and St Kilda have today announced re-signings of key players in a bid to stop raids from rival clubs including the Gold Coast and Western Sydney.

With Gold Coast poised to take aim at its rivals, a contract extension for midfielder Patrick Dangerfield is seen as a positive step forward for the Crows.

The 20 year-old has played 38 games so far for Adelaide, having been linked with the new Gold Coast team which joins the AFL from next year. Read more

Hawthorn back to its best and the eight

Saturday June 12, 2010 by  

Hawthorn 19.10 (124) def. Adelaide 11.11 (77)

Hawthorn was at its attacking best against Adelaide on Saturday with a 47-point victory in Launceston, courtesy of some good performances from its star players.

The best was vice captain Luke Hodge who played well in various positions all over the ground, especially when his team needed him the most. He finished with 32 possessions and three goals; the first two coming as Adelaide closed in on the Hawks’ lead.

The Crows came within three goals of Hawthorn a few times but never really looked like taking the lead. Read more

Tigers take early hold of spoon

Sunday May 9, 2010 by  

Adelaide 15.14 (104) def. Richmond 7.12 (54)

by Shana Morgan – What was a tough, competitive match for three quarters turned into a big win for Adelaide as it recorded its first win of the season with a 50-point thumping of the Tigers.

The game was a battle of the skill of the Crows against the determination of Richmond, which created an entertaining contest, albeit one without the brilliance some of the higher-ranked teams can provide.

In the first three quarters neither team could keep any momentum going as the lead changed back and forth. The margin at each of the breaks was less than 10 points. Read more

The Dogs embarrass the winless Crows

Friday April 23, 2010 by  

The Adelaide Crows woes continue after a demoralizing 49-point loss to the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on Friday night.

In front of a modest crowd of 26,884 people the Crows were unable to seriously challenge their more favored opponents and remain without a win in the 2010 home and away season.

Bouncing back after a disappointing loss to Brisbane last weekend the Bulldogs reveled in their home turf advantage, and in manipulating the Crows haphazard and ineffective game plan they returned back to the winners list with a comfortable 18.13 (121) to 10.12 (72) victory. Read more