Grand Final – West Coast v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): Heartbreaker

A mighty climb by the Pies this year only to come up one rung short of glory – here is Peter Butler’s Grand Final recap for the Floreat Pica Society.

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): History is real

Frank Taylor’s brilliant family story about his forebears’ struggles a century ago in Richmond and surrounds and how footy has always been part of it all. So this was a very meaningful match – and the result was equally immense. [Great piece – JTH]

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Collingwood: Eagles too strong in epic encounter

Rory from Perth gives the latetest report from the Floreat Pica society, looking at Collingwood’s qualifying final loss against the Eagles.

Round 22 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide (Floreat Pica Society)

Steve Fahey’s report on the Round 22 win over Port for Floreat Pica Society.

Round 20 – Sydney v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society)

The latest Floreat Pica Society piece on Round 20’s game.

Round 19 – Richmond v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society)

Floreat Pica Society’s Paul McKay gives his summary of the Richmond v Collingwood game.

Round 18 – Collingwood v North Melbourne (Floreat Pica Society)

Peter Butler takes us to Scotland and the 1950s among a variety of places and times for his Floreat Pica Society report on Collingwood v North Melbourne.

Round 17 – Collingwood v West Coast: It was always going to be tough

George Habib, watching his Magpies outgunned at the MCG, makes several insightful observations for the Floreat Pica Society. Plenty of upside, but 2018 is tough from here.

Floreat Pica Society: Round 14, Collingwood v Carlton

The Floreat Pica Society report on the traditional grudge match against the Blues – the most hated club by a long stretch for Pie supporters. Other teams just don’t cut it when it comes to the level of sheer, naked hate Collingwood supporters have for the men in Blue.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Eastern Hospitality (Floreat Pica Society)

Richard Moody had some guests from the West in tow to watch the Magpies get up over Fremantle

Round 10 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: A stadium by any other name (Floreat Pica Society)

Peter Butler ventured over to the stadium soon to be formerly known as Etihad (or TSSTBFKAE) for a rare home game. The Pies were too good for a young Bulldogs side.

Round 8 – Collingwood v Geelong: It’s not looking good…

Doug Wilson and Frank Taylor wrap up Collingwood’s Round 8 efforts for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 7 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Free-flowing footy (Floreat Pica Society)

Mark Mullins made his first trip to the Gabba (“sunny Brisbane is a wonderful place for a Sunday arvo game of footy”) – and reports on his Magpies’ efforts.

Round 6 – Collingwood v Richmond: Playing the champs (Floreat Pica Society)

The Pies ran into the best team in the competition; despite the loss, there were definite positives to be found according to Dave Nadel

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: ANZAC XXIV

Mark O’Connell has been to all 24 ANZAC Day matches between Collingwood and Essendon and this year’s was another special one where his Pies defeated the Dons in emphatic fashion.

Round 4 – Adelaide v Collingwood: B Grundy and the Magpie raiders (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul Harkin liked what he saw at Adelaide Oval: a four quarter effort from Collingwood in stormy conditions and a superb ruckman’s night.

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Giants run away from small pies (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul O’Connell for the Floreat Pica Society writes of a much better effort from the ‘Pies (B Grundy 3 Horsburgh Medal votes). Do A Treloar and T Adams read the Herald Sun?

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Do Not Be Satisfied With Mediocrity (Floreat Pica Society)

Is Collingwood content with mediocrity? Paul O’Connell reports on another frustrating Magpie loss for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Melbourne: Pies end Demons finals chances (for the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood drove a nail through the heart of Demons supporters everywhere with hard fought win on Saturday afternoon; resulting in the Dees missing out on the finals by a fraction of a percentage.

Round 22 – Collingwood v Geelong: A lack of class (for the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood lacked class and fell to a Geelong team vying to find their best form before the finals.