AFL Rd 5 - Melbourne v Richmond
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 05: The Demons look dejected after losing the round 5 AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Richmond Tigers at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 05, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

With the turn of the year, 2020 is now behind us and all eyes are now firmly focused on the 2021 AFL season.

Every club will have their attention set on what’s to come in the new year, but after a season that handed us more questions then any before it, there are plenty of clubs now facing a brutal examination for the coming 12 months.

We take a look at the burning question facing each club ahead of the new season.



Will the Crows be on the up or is there more pain to come?

Adelaide started their rebuild in 2020, they blooded a lot of youth and put their focus on the future. But when does it start turn in an upright direction, is 2021 the year they start making their way back up the ladder? Or is the worst yet to come?

AFL Rd 3 - Gold Coast v Adelaide
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 21: Crows players leave after the loss during the round 3 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium on June 21, 2020 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Jono Searle/AFL Photos/via Getty Images )