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.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Where is everyone? (Floreat Pica Society)

Andrew Fithall wasn’t sure if Freo fans had left, actually there weren’t many fans of either persuasion watching a miserable game in miserable conditions.

Collingwood Bye Report 2016 (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul Harkin takes the opportunity of Collingwood’s mid-season bye to look at some 2016 predictions, nicknames and progressive voting in the Floreat Pica Society’s prestigious Horsburgh Medal.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: With friends like these…

Holly Fahey steps in to write for the Floreat Pica Society. She reckons “something is not right” after the Queen’s Birthday game.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Pies were for eating and Port is for drinking

Paul O’Connell writes for the Floreat Pica Society on Collingwood’s game, a horrible way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Round 10 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: When “almost” isn’t enough

Chris Vassiliou makes his debut for the Floreat Pica Society this week, writing of an “almost” kind of day for the Magpies. [Another fine FPS debut – Ed].

Round 6 – West Coast v Collingwood: From a magpie at Subiaco

Rory Adams grimly headed to Subiaco for the Floreat Pica Society. “Sitting at Subiaco is like going to Victoria Park back in the day except the exact opposite for a Collingwood fan.” Things are not going to plan.

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: Anzac Day 2016

Mark O’Connell for the Floreat Pica Society was up early for the Dawn Service. “And 12 hours and 10 minutes after my alarm went off the game starts and there are only two words on everybody’s lips – BIG COX.”

Round 4 – Collingwood v Melbourne: it was a Fuchsias market

Jim Kesselschmidt steps up for the Floreat Pica Society. And while reading the writing on the wall helped his footy tipping, Jim found it’s possible to “get hangovers from things other than alcohol.”

Round 3 – St Kilda v Collingwood: A bad day at the office

Peter Butler is finding his usual philosophical mindset sorely tested after three rounds. He prudently opted to wait a day before writing this report for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Pies make Tigers April fools

Michael “we almost can’t believe it as we song the song” Labiris takes the keyboard for the Floreat Pica Society in Round 2.

Round 1 – Sydney v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): At least I didn’t go to Sydney

Andrea McNamara is thankful of watching Collingwood from afar and maintains the faith for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: The last game of the year

Jim Kesselschmidt makes a cracking debut for the Floreat Pica Society in the last Collingwood game of the year. [Wonderful story of family, history, meaning – Ed].

Round 21 – Collingwood v Richmond: Bangkok Correspondent, rather Despondent (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul McKay files for the Floreat Pica Society this week; the view wasn’t any prettier from Bangkok. For the Collingwood players, votes were hard to come by.

Round 20 – Sydney v Collingwood: A different experience

John Ramsdale took up the Floreat Pica Society duties this week, driving up to the SCG. As for all Collingwood players, it was his very first visit to the old ground. [Great observations of the road trip, the game and the footy environment – Ed].

Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Sociey): Five straight spells despair/joy for Pies

Dave Nadel has the honours for the Floreat Pica Society this week. 0-5 often spells despair. While no one’s happy about that win/loss ratio, there is a lot for the Magpie faithful to draw comfort from as we enter August and beyond.

Round 16 – Collingwood v West Coast: Plucky Pies Downed by Errant Eagles

Michael Labiris in his debut piece for the Floreat Pica Society, writes about the Pies’ brave loss to the Eagles at Etihad Stadium on Saturday Afternoon.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): The Starts Are Slow But the Oxley Is Patient

Luke Reynolds, on reporting duty for the Floreat Pica Society, laments the Magpies continual slow starts as Collingwood go down in a close one for the third week running.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Pies fall just short again as footy mourns Phil Walsh

Frank Taylor gives a forthright review of the Pies v Hawthorn clash for the Floreat Pica Society

Round 11- Collingwood v GWS: Floreat Pica Society

The Pies head into their mid-season break on a winning note after comfortably accounting for GWS. Here’s the Floreat Pica Society’s take on the match.