Round 7- Collingwood v Gold Coast: From bad to worst

Spotting Brayden Maynard in the hotel bar where Danielle Hakim and her husband were staying celebrating joint birthdays was a heart pounding moment for her. Nick Maxwell at breakfast next morning brought more joy for her. Unfortunately the joy was not to last as Gold Coast wiped all the smiles from Danielle’s face. It’s been a tough time for Collingwood supporters.

Round 4 – Collingwood v GWS: I’ll back you Bucks

Loyalty is a strong concept, one Danielle Hakim has for her club and one she projects upon their men’s coach Nathan Buckley based on a lifetime of following his deeds in black and white. Has he got what it takes to take the club to the top of the mountain in turbulent times?

Round 3 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Made a nightmare of it

Like many Collingwood supporters, Danielle Hakim was stunned by the Lions goal after the siren to pinch the game away from the Pies. Danielle expresses her thoughts and frustrations in her report.

Round 2 – Carlton v Collingwood: Reverse Tip-ology

Danielle Hakim is happy to be at the footy, and she is even happier her beloved Pies defeated the Blues.

Almanac Footy: An open letter to the Collingwood Football Club

Danni Hakim thanks Nathan Buckley and the Pies for all they’ve done for their fans in this COVID year. She will always love the Collingwood Football Club. [Well said Danni – JTH]

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Collingwood: Pies Prelim Pride

Danni Hakim has got some things to say to Kane Kornes [sic]. And she’s not holding back.

Round 18 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Port too good for Good ol’ Collingwood

In Scott Pendlebury’s record breaking game it was a disappointing result for Collingwood fan Danielle Hakim as Port down the Pies in their Round 18 match.

Round 17 – Collingwood v Gold Coast: We’re De Goaling to the finals

Danielle Hakim is rapt with Collingwood’s win against Gold Coast ensuring the team a spot in the finals but she especially loved the match winning performance by Jordan De Goey.

Round 15 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Magpies and Lions and Dogs, oh my!

Last night gave Danielle Hakim an opportunity to reach new levels of fanaticism for Brayden Maynard. A report full of Danielle’s typical passion, her struggles with the Pies continued into the post-match Twitter-sphere.

Round 14 – Carlton v Collingwood: Premierships, Wooden Spoons and rivalry

For Danielle Hakim the Collingwood rivalry with Carlton is a long and passionate one…unfortunately Blues fans only seem to have one tired old argument and she’s far from convinced by it. Neither is Bucks it seems!

Round 13 – Collingwood v North Melbourne: 30 candles and 30 points

Danielle Hakim worries about life and reaching her 30th birthday in a couple of years time. Her woes are soon forgotten when the footy’s on, Collingwood is playing, and she is cheering on her favourite player, Brayden Maynard.

Sticks, stones and social media

With Collingwood going through a rough patch, Danielle Hakim examines the pros and cons of fan responses on social media.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Years of black and white, all with a pen in hand

After a wedding and a wonderful honeymoon, Danielle Hakim is back writing about her beloved Pies. Her first piece tries to find the positives buried amidst a disappointing loss to Melbourne.