Qualifying Final – Clouded Moon

Haiku Bob ponders the elements as the Pies go down to Hawthorn

AFL Finals Week 1 – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Just hit the delete button

4.30pm on Friday night and it’s pouring rain with howling winds as we leave my home near Colac. Off to the Hawthorn v Collingwood final with Boonie. I met Boonie,our diminutive second XI keeper,  for the first time during the last cricket pre-season. We quickly bonded over our mutual love of Collingwood, cricket statistics and Batman. A great [Read more]

AFL Finals Week 1 – Hawthorn v Collingwood (Floreat Pica): Pies with much to do

  I had a lot of doubts about this game before it started. After all we haven’t looked like beating Hawthorn both times that we met them this year. On the other hand we probably had close to the best team we have had since Luke Ball was injured. Once Paine came out and Sinclair [Read more]

AFL Finals – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Will tactics get Pies over the line?

Steve Fahey looks at the selection conundrum facing Collingwood ahead of their first final against Hawthorn – but will it matter who they put on the park?