The Almanac Footy Finals Blog

The Finals are reaching their climax. How do you see them playing out? Have your say right here on the Footy Almanac Blog!

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Finals Week 1 and Week 3

Not long to go in 2019! Cam Hooke looks back at the Pies’ triumphant Qualifying Final and ahead to the Preliminary Final against GWS.

FEARLESS 2019 – Finals Week 1: Ten teams do the Mad Monday shuffle

Fearless presents his thoughts about the results of the Week 1 Finals matches.

Finals Week 1 – Haiku Bob: skip to the end

Haiku Bob experienced his Magpies’ win over Geelong but it was an evening not without its fraught moments.

Balcony Banter, Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: A test of family unity

How did the Fithall family negotiate their divided loyalties on Friday night? Read Andrew’s Balcony Banter piece to find out.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: An unlikely chance to create something memorable

Collingwood had a great win over Geelong in Week1 of the Finals and have set themselves up for a real shot at the big one according to Sean Mortell.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: My new umbrella

Despite the weather initially gloomy and the traffic bothersome, Damian Balassone was glad to reach the MCG and see his Pies conquer the Cats for a spot in the preliminary final.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: A good start (Floreat Pica Society)

“There’s something about games against Geelong which stir the emotions of the Collingwood supporter.” Guy Fazzino makes his writing debut for the Floreat Pica Society in a final.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: Pies umbrella or Geelong wife?

The qualifying final was supposed to be a family affair. But Magpie Andrew Fithall mucked up his MCC booking (so he says) so he had to sit on his own rather than with the Geelong-supporting part of his crew..

Finals Week 1 – Sal’s Preview: Spring is in the Air!

Sal’s team didn’t make the cut for the Finals, so he’s a little less than enthused. Nevertheless, he runs his eye over the Week 1 clashes to come up with his predicted winners.

Finals Week 1 – Preview

Sean Mortell previews Finals Week 1 making his predictions who he believes the winners will be.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Final comment: Finals Week 1

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life is priming up for the finals and sets the agenda for the True Believers for the coming week.

Footy Art: 2019 Potential Premiers?

As has become his custom, Ben Kirkby has prepared a batch of premiership posters for those teams still in the hunt. Dare to dream, if your side is still in it. Which one do you think will stand the test of time?

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 23 Review and Finals Week 1 Preview

Cam Hooke is delighted the Magpies finished top 4 and have the double chance, so it’s onward to the finals for Collingwood supporters!