Matilda, Boyle, Ranieri, Murphy: On playing, criticising (when I grow up)

Some win, some lose. Some are injured, some are not. That’s life. You are now entering David Wilson’s rant-free zone. [Includes links to Matilda the musical, Timothy Boyle’s Sunday Age article, Claudio Ranieri’s Player’s Tribune piece and Bob Murphy’s AFL Life member speech.]

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: What’s better than beating Pies by 10 goals?

Rob eats humble pie while wiping the egg from his face after Richmond’s defeat.

Haiku Bob – Round 2 – Long Way From Home

Haiku Bob, still on holidays in Bali, returns to the pub where he watched the Pies get annihilated the previous week….and has a very different night.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Gambling

Jonathan Sloan on gambling on, about and within a game.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: An MCC debut to remember

Tom Riordan, Doggies supporter, breaks his duck at the MCC Members with a beauty.

Cam Hookes’ Collingwood Life 2016 – Round 2 Review

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life reviews Pies Round 2 win over Richmond

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Crossbreeding for glory and shame

Many coincidences and Peter McCormack’s noggin move Phil Dimitriadis to pick a side of footballers who have played for both Collingwood and Richmond. [Fine yarn – Ed]

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: You have to larf

The death of Ronnie Corbett, the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and an April Fools’ Day win for his Pies result in Jeff Dowsing experiencing delirium and hilarity in equal measure.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: That mob from Victoria Park

For John Green, losing to the old enemy at Victoria Park in the old days was virtually a foregone conclusion. Which makes losing to a weakened Collingwood at the ‘G so much harder to take.

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 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: And on it goes

Collingwood, Richmond, and the long march of time. From 2016 Melbourne, come along on a voyage to 1939 Hobart.