AFL Grand Final – Haiku Bob: sky high

You’d struggle to find a more fitting time for Haiku Bob’s musings – spring is in the air, with it the swoops of black and white victory.

2023 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

Haiku Bob is back with his annual Grand Final haiku challenge! Join the competition as the Grand Final evolves on Saturday afternoon.

Preliminary Final – Haiku Bob: in unison

Haiku Bob reflects on the gripping Preliminary Final between the Pies and the Giants.

Round 21 – Haiku Bob: cooling pies

Haiku Bob is trying to not allow old feelings to cloud his current hopes for the Pies after their unexpected loss to the Hawks.

Round 19 – ‘winter grin’: haiku bob

Another nail baiting win for Collingwood is recounted by haiku bob in verse.

Round 17 – Haiku Bob: pull of the moon

Haiku Bob recounts the enthralling game at Docklands where the Pies came back from a halftime deficit to remain hot favourites this season.

Round 15 – Haiku Bob – as the crow flies

Haiku Bob returns to share another experience at the MCG where the Pies stole victory from the jaws of defeat against the Crows

Round 10 – Haiku Bob – all the attention

Haiku Bob is back as he reflects another memorable night out at the ‘G witnessing Collingwood take home the win over their arch rivals

Round 7 – Haiku Bob: voices carry

Another close one for the Pies as Haiku Bob reflects on Collingwood’s win over Adelaide and the pleasure of ‘driving home the little bump of a flattened crow’.

Round 5 – Haiku Bob: the gauntlet

Haiku Bob reviews the Collingwood v St Kilda Gather Round match in verse though the Saints comeback did give him some nervous moments.

Round 3 – Haiku Bob: sweet nothings

Haiku Bob offers his appreciation of the tense battle between Collingwood and Richmond last weekend.

Round 2 – Haiku Bob: up down back

Haiku Bob saw aspects of heavenly bodies as Collingwood cut through the power of Port Adelaide.

Round 1 – Haiku Bob: outgoing sky

Haiku Bob is back for the new footy season! He can’t get the word ‘Daicos’ out of his sentences.

2022 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai: kids screaming on the trampoline

Haiku Bob shares the entries to his 11th annual Grand Final Haiku Kukai. Cats, birds, Swans, blood, Sweden and lawnmowers, among other things, feature in this collection of verse to mark the 2022 season’s big day.

Semi-Final – Collingwood v Fremantle: Haiku Bob – the new king

Haiku Bob gives us his unique observations on Collingwood’s semi-final win

Round 22 – Sydney v Collingwood: Haiku Bob – left behind

This may have been a tough one to write about, but Haiku Bob finds a way.

Round 21 – Haiku Bob: winter comforts

Haiku Bob’s down to his last blood pressure bill as he reflects Collingwood’s latest win on a wet and rainy night.

Round 19 – Haiku Bob: through the ages

Haiku Bob relives Collingwood’s last kick win with his inimitable verse.

Round 17 – Haiku Bob: change in pitch

Haiku Bob reflects on Collingwood’s narrow win over rock bottom – North Melbourne over the weekend.

Round 16 – Haiku Bob: small talk

Haiku Bob offers his thoughts on Collingwood’s win over Gold Coast (and those Daicos boys in particular)