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from another site (and apparently in the Sunday mail)

As the Crows fly, parklands HQ is a stretch too far
SOME days, try as you might, you can’t even get a traffic fine. In an act of civil disobedience like Gandhi in a Volvo, I’ve been driving along the bus-only lane at the end of Barton Tce West, North Adelaide. This has closed North Adelaide to the western suburbs for 31 years.
I want my day in court to say that, because we can’t drive 100m as the crow flies into North Adelaide, we are re-routed through four suburbs, three traffic lights and 1.3km to preserve an enclave of undisturbed privilege for those in the mansions of North Adelaide.
The one good thing about the Adelaide Crows bulldozing Adelaide Aquatic Centre and building their training facilities, administration and entertainment centre on those parklands is that Barton Tce West will have to reopen to bring in Crows supporters – day and night. This will appal the highly cosseted rich North Adelaideans. How wonderful.
The poor old Crows are like the lost tribe of Israel – the Wandering Jews seeking a home. They don’t seem to belong anywhere. This is what happens when a synthetic team is created from all the SANFL clubs not good enough to get into the AFL.
The glorious Power (the PAFC) is the pride of Port Adelaide and has always belonged to the sacred turf of Alberton Oval, among the battlers, and is not only the most successful major club in the history of the glorious game but is taking the game to the world.
The Crows don’t seem to belong anywhere and now want to develop the parklands while also despairing of the SMA developing the parklands with a hotel.
The Crows built their ugly $21 million Taj Mahal in 2009 at Football Park with a huge balcony facing Max Basheer Reserve on which they could present their victorious players to their ageing, generally devastated supporters. This is now a housing estate. They even built a museum (with no history except for a bobble-headed doll of Tony Modra and a milk carton trophy) but that has been long-closed through lack of interest.
The Crows were trumped by the move to Adelaide Oval. The glorious Power embraced it as the “Portress” and won the first two games there including against the Crows.
The poor old Crows have been sniffing around the parklands for a home among the gum trees. They have such a sense of entitlement. First there were secret talks to take over Adelaide University football oval, then the Adelaide City Council nursery on War Memorial Drive and now they want the Adelaide Aquatic Centre site.
I haven’t been there for 47 years, since I won the silver medal in the 100m “lobster” sculling competition for the Royal Lifesaving Society. Adelaide Aquatic Centre was enclosed in 1985 and only recently renovated. It’s a beautiful, clean centre with boundless aquatic activities for all ages and stages, a cafe with wood-fired pizza, a shop selling chlorine-resistant togs, lots of lifeguards and someone called Olaf who entertains at children’s parties. It’s used by 700,000 people each year and they learn to swim and swim better and we need that badly. A beautiful centre.
The Crows may destroy that and the surrounding parklands, supported by the council who may allow them to build their nightclub there to replace their much lamented Crows Shed. Why can’t the Crows leave the aquatic centre to the people?
The council cannot oppose the Adelaide Oval hotel and support parklands development by the Crows. I’d recommend Tailem Bend for the Crows’ base. It’s very fashionable , handy and especially well-served by service stations and a beautiful new hotel the Crows didn’t oppose.

Peter Goers can be heard weeknights on ABC Radio Adelaide
Haha without even reading to the end it was so classic Goers. Bless his cotton socks. He really is a State treasure always fighting the good fight for the black, white..and teal.
 

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Channel 7 news tonight 20 minutes in a story about the cows AFLW side (again) and their use of pickle juice to help them overcome cramps in games.
My god you can't make this shit up, this is news ????? The dumb masses just lap this shit up.
 

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Channel 7 news tonight 20 minutes in a story about the cows AFLW side (again) and their use of pickle juice to help them overcome cramps in games.
My god you can't make this shit up, this is news ????? The dumb masses just lap this shit up.
Not only this, but pickle juice has literally been in use across all sport including men's AFL for decades for this purpose.
 

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a 3 yr old would beat KG with words ..

KG is around to please the cow supporting idiots and make them feel good
Have a relative involved in broadcast of football.
Informs me that at completion of a match KG leaves a legacy of projectile spittle on the glass window pane in front of his commentary position.
He does seem to have a very liquid mouth, that does not help his stilted speech.
 

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Have a relative involved in broadcast of football.
Informs me that at completion of a match KG leaves a legacy of projectile spittle on the glass window pane in front of his commentary position.
He does seem to have a very liquid mouth, that does not help his stilted speech.
I think I just threw up in my mouth!
 

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The way that SEN has kicked off is great. Striking to see how fluidly they've used social media (twitter, newsbyte articles) to drive traffic to their platforms.

Feels like it's taken them all of 2 months to close the gap on 5AA and MMM despite their 20 year headstart..

Are they still listenable via app only? Is this the future of radio? Is there any means of comparing their reader/listenership?
 

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The way that SEN has kicked off is great. Striking to see how fluidly they've used social media (twitter, newbyte articles) to drive traffic to their platforms.

Feels like it's taken them all of 2 months to close the gap on 5AA and MMM despite their 20 year headstart..

Are they still listenable via app only? Is this the future of radio? Is there any means kf comparing their reader/listenership?
I can get them on my car radio too.
 

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I didn't mind Jars and Lewie (mainly because Dale Lewis was relatively balanced and ribbed both teams and is always laying into Jarman). Then they moved them to the 3pm-4pm timeslot and put 4-6 Kennedy and Molloy hosted in Victoria. Get the **** outta here. I think they are doing annoyingly well in Adelaide though. No idea why.

SEN have picked a market absolutely ripe for the taking.
 

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Nah, it is better for Ports if #godhatesfages stays fit and healthy and at the Camry Crows for ever. I was concerned when Trigg left that they may actually get a competent CEO.
Its just not in their DNA to get a winner. They will pick a suit who focuses on the finances every time.

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I find Cornes and Hayes way too scripted. Everything sounds as though it's being read off a piece of paper.

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Kane is a master of hyperbole, hypocrisy and controversy. He provides so much unhelpful noise with his commentary that the good bits are getting harder to distil out.
 

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I like Cornsey and Hayes very much. I can't get Port people bagging a radio show that's not 95% Crow talk. Kane won't be on for the rest of the week, he's off to New York for the NYC Half Marathon. Great Port man and Hall of Fame member.
 
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