Round 16 – Collingwood v Essendon: Frustration builds (by Paul Fahey on behalf of the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood have continued their slip in form with a second loss to Essendon in the season. Paul Fahey couldn’t find many positives in this one as Collingwood look to make wholesale changes.

Round 15 – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Hope is all there is (by Paul McKay for the Floreat Pica Society)

Another loss for Collingwood, and Paul McKay ponders whether Buckley will be coaching many of the young players on the list next season.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Reality check (by Andrea McNamara for the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood had a gentle reminder of where they stand amongst the teams vying for finals footy writes Andrea McNamara.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Umpiring? No comment (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul O’Connell files for the Floreat Pica Society, on a day when Gavin Brown’s son made his debut. Melbourne played well, but some dubious calls against Collingwood were costly.

Round 11 – Fremantle v Collingwood: Pies Win in the West at Last (Floreat Pica Society)

Rory Adams watched his beloved Magpies take on Fremantle at Subiaco. The travel and injuries couldn’t stop the Pies from getting a much needed win in the West.

Round 10 – Collingwood v Brisbane: From in front of the Long Room (Floreat Pica Society)

Richard Moody had a lot to contemplate as he headed to the MCG for this Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round match against Brisvegas. He found some answers.

Round 9 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Penalty Units – For the Floreat Pica Society by Doug Wilson

Collingwood are back on the winners list after defeating Hawthorn at the MCG.

Round 8 – GWS v Collingwood: Pacify all the Piessimists (For the Floreat Pica Society by Paul McKay)

Paul McKay battled the Piessimists all week and the Magpies almost got over the line against GWS. And they would have gotten away with it too if weren’t for old man Stevie J.

Round 7 – Collingwood v Carlton: 125 year Commemoration Match by Frank Taylor for the Floreat Pica Society

Frank Taylor from the Floreat Pica Society saw the 125th anniversary match between Collingwood and Carlton as his party, and he’ll cry if he wants to.

ANZAC Day – From the Floreat Pica Society: by Frank Taylor

An Anzac Day article in two parts: the first, a challenging discussion of the meaning of Anzac Day; the second, a description, from a Pies perspective, of the Essendon-Collingwood match.

Round 4 – Collingwood v St Kilda: Man Bun v Man Bun; just who were the Easter Bunnies? (Floreat Pica Society)

Jim Kesselschmidt believes Nathan Buckley doesn’t have a Plan B and led to the poor showing against the Saints. Where to now for Collingwood? [Another Kesselschmidt cracker – JTH]

Round 3 – Sydney v Collingwood: An away win for the ages (Written for the Floreat Pica Society)

Emmet Brasier made the trip to Sydney to see if her Pies could do the unlikely and beat the Swans at home. And life was great when they did.

Round 2 – Richmond v Collingwood: Sloppy skills lead to frustration (Floreat Pica Society)

This was just one of those games for Collingwood, more disposals but ball use was way off. It was a very frustrating game for Pam Lowther to watch.

AFLW Round 1: Carlton v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): Women’s sport and footy the real winners… and Carlton

Holly Fahey was there to support her Magpies in the history making opening game of AFLW.

Round 23 – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Not quite a Black Swan

John Ramsdale files the final 2016 match report for the Floreat Pica Society, on a near-Black Swan event. [Includes a 14-point list of things to look forward to in the off season – Ed].

Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood: The Lin Jong Cup (Floreat Pica Society)

Jim Kesselschmidt creates a glittering silk purse from a Collingwood sow’s ear, with this story of Round 21 for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 20 – Richmond v Collingwood: Worst of the year (Floreat Pica Society)

Peter Butler steps up for the Floreat Pica Society, reporting on a frustrating night for the Magpies. And raises a few questions for Collingwood to answer in the off-season.

Round 19 – Collingwood v West Coast: Messy (Floreat Pica Society)

Frank Taylor writes for the Floreat Pica Society, of a messy game, accompanying Baz and his children (all Eagles), on their first trip to the MCG.

Round 17 – Adelaide v Collingwood: No singing at the Adelaide Oval this time around

Steve Fahey, on location at the Adelaide Oval, for the Floreat Pica Society…

Round 16 – Greater Western Sydney v Collingwood: Glad I went (Floreat Pica Society)

Andrea McNamara, in Sydney for this one, provides the insight, words and photos from Spotless Stadium for the Floreat Pica Society.