A Tribute to Nick Maxwell

To meet him, he comes across as ‘just one of the boys’; Luke Reynolds pays tribute to one of his Magpie heroes.

AFL Round 16- Gold Coast v Collingwood: Dust From The Distant Suns

Luke Reynolds mans up and reports on one of his Magpies most disappointing losses. Suddenly the Top 8 is looking like a Crowded House.

West Indies v New Zealand- 2nd & 3rd Tests Review

Luke Reynolds reviews the recently concluded West Indies v New Zealand Test series, which was of a surprisingly high standard. And he concludes that both teams should be aiming high.

AFL Round 15 – Collingwood v Carlton: no heat in the fireworks

Luke Reynolds samples his first, and last, game of Sunday night footy. At least his kids didn’t ask for cold drinks.

First Test – West Indies v New Zealand

Pomborneit Cricket Club’s Luke Reynolds burns the midnight oil to keep us well-informed of the first Test between the Windies and New Zealand.

AFL Round 13 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Etihad Blues

Luke Reynolds mans up and reports on a disappointing loss for his Magpies. Are the young Bulldogs finally coming of age?

AFL Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Rivalry runs deep

A dull game gets Luke Reynolds to thinking about the extent of the Melbourne-Collingwood rivalry, and how it even impacted on the selection of the AFL’s Team of the Century. In response he has picked his own team, and is calling for the Percy Beames Bar to be re-named the Dayne Beams Bar. Luke has also picked a superb alternative Team of the Century. [Discussion welcome. Additional suggestions encouraged - Ed]

Rock Triv Shows Entertaining Colac and Raising Money for Charity

Luke Reynolds tells us how Colac has been celebrating with Rock Triv – a unique community fund raiser that combines fun, music and fund raising for charities.

AFL Round 10 – Collingwood v West Coast: Home Truths

Luke Reynolds tells how 3 generations of family travel from Colac to visit the Magpies ‘ancient burial grounds’ at Victoria Park and the MCG.

AFL Round 7 – Carlton v Collingwood: Daisy’s Blue Return

Luke Reynolds sees red over Daisy wearing navy blue. He reflects on the good times with the former number 13 while enjoying a Pies win over the Blues.

AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Hunters and Collectors at the Palais

Luke Reynolds is faced with a difficult choice. Footy or music? Music or footy? In the end his (magpie) Hunters triumph over the (timid tiger) Collectors.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Geelong: Concerned

Luke Reynolds makes the trip to the MCG from Colac with his country and western mate Ian. He leaves with serious concerns for Collingwood and the ribbing he’s going to get back in Little Geelong.

The Day the Netherlands beat England (again) – and other cricketing upsets

Luke Reynolds celebrates the Oranjee men’s victory over the Old Dart, and revisits the long history of upsets in cricket World Cups. Talk about the luck of the Irish.

AFL Round 2 – Sydney v Collingwood

Luke Reynolds revels in the duel pleasures of sporting redemption and indoctrinating his kids in the way of the Magpie.

Dear Steve, I Was Wrong

When he gets it wrong, Luke Reynolds is prepared to admit it. He had written Steve Smith off as a poor man’s Cameron White. Early Test performances were proving him correct. But now…an apology is in order.

Australia v England ODI Series Review

Luke Reynolds offers a comprehensive summary of Australia’s one day series demolition of England.

A Night At the Big Bash

Luke Reynolds took his kids to the MCG to see their first 20-20 game together. The fireworks shone brighter than the Stars.

5th Test-Day 1: When Irish Eyes are Smiling

Luke Reynolds waxes lyrical about Irish cricket. Brad Haddin and Steve Smith batted brilliantly to save Australia from……… What’s their name again?

Melbourne Test – Day 2: Down from the bush

Luke Reynolds has the quintessential down-from-the-bush cricket experience.

Perth Test – Day 4: The Return of the Urn

Australians all let us rejoice, the urn is coming back. Some wonderful hitting by Watson and Bailey has Luke Reynolds in a very positive frame of mind.