AFL Preliminary Final – Sydney v Collingwood: September breeze

Haiku Bob reflects on Collingwood’s final game of the season.

AFL Preliminary Finals – Sydney v Collingwood: Revenge, Redemption and Jetta

    It’s been a huge fortnight. September, surely, is Christmas for footyheads. A whole month of it, longer than we get for holidays. I’ve been to the mainland, watched the game’s oldest, greatest rivals, Port Melbourne and Williamstown slog it out in a VFL Semi, at a ground where you could sit or stand [Read more]

25 years of the Red and White

In 1987 I sat in the SCG stands as a 9 year old and watched Steve Wright kick 8 goals as the Swans put 201 points on the Eagles. 25 years on I sat on the coach watching us take on the Pies trying not to make a noise and wake up my 6 month [Read more]

2012 Season Positives for the Pies

As I start to pick up the pieces and get my life back together after the devastation of the Preliminary final loss to the Swans, I’ve decided to reflect on all of the positives Collingwood had in season 2012. There will be no negatives in this article. Therefore no mention of the four knee reconstructions [Read more]

AFL Preliminary Finals – Sydney v Collingwood: Not Quite Good Enough (The Floreat Pica Society Votes)

Greetings all It is my unfortunate duty to cast the final Danny Roach votes for the season. The emptiness of a season-ending finals loss is as familiar as it is bitter, and is in this instance compounded by the confined spaces of a cheap hotel room. I think that I’m handling the defeat OK, but I may [Read more]

AFL Preliminary Finals – Sydney v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): And now, the end is here

Dear Floreat Picans, Well, despite my doubts last night, the sun did come up in Sydney town this morning. And here I sit in the Virgin Club lounge sadly punching out the final match report for the season. As I walked into the lounge I was confronted by a sea of black and white CGU/Westpac [Read more]