|Adelaide Football Club|
|Minor Premiers||2005, 2017|
The Adelaide Football Club joined the AFL in 1991 and won the premiership in 1997 and 1998.
Their first and only Brownlow Medallist is Mark Ricciuto who won the Brownlow in 2003. Andrew McLeod was awarded the Norm Smith in the 1997 and 1998 Grand Finals. From 2014 season, Adelaide will play its home matches at the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. Adelaide previously played at Football Park in Adelaide's west suburbs. The Adelaide Crows have become one of the AFL's most successful expansion clubs, and now also field a team in the AFLW competition. Adelaide Crows originally were owned by the SANFL and have only recently becoming an independent organisation. Since it's success in the late 1990's, The Crows have appeared in the AFL Grand Final on just one other occasion, 2017, as well as earning the minor premiership in the same year.
Following their 2017 Grand Final appearance, the Crows have been in freefall. Recording 2 mid table finishes followed by a wooden spoon in 2020. The clubs first wooden spoon in it's history.
Rivalries[edit | edit source]
- Port Adelaide
Adelaide and Port Adelaide have become one of the games fiercest rivalries, nicknamed the "showdown". The rivalry stems from Port Adelaide's rivalries in the SANFL, in particular with Norwood as a driving factor in the clubs bitterness towards eachother. It is also stemmed from the "winner takes all" competition to gain the two South Australian expansion licenses.
External Links[edit | edit source]
Club Website: https://www.afc.com.au/