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Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Standing up when needed

Things have been up and down at Collingwood this season and the past week was no exception. A solid win was a nice plus but the resignation of CEO Gary Pert may be the first of a few changes at the end of the season.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A win at last

A Collingwood win over Gold Coast brings some happiness for Cam Hooke but they must continue to improve and find consistency in a frustrating season.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A truly poor performance

Collingwood are coming off a deflating loss to Essendon and there weren’t many positives for Cam Hooke. Round 17 against Gold Coast will be a telling game.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A week off would be nice

Cam Hooke almost didn’t write this week’s Collingwood Life. But a conversation about the possibility of finals got his blood pumping.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Hard to watch

Collingwood had a forgettable game against Port Adelaide and now look ahead to Hawthorn; the team that just top ladder leaders Adelaide. Cam Hooke is optimistic for a win to hold onto finals hopes.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: One week at a time

Collingwood had a much needed break in both the AFL and VFL. Cam Hooke looks ahead to this weekend’s important clash with Port Adelaide.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: ‘There are days when you could give it up’

A heartbreaking loss to Melbourne on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday has seen the Pies slip to 11th on the ladder. Each game from here on in has so much significance for a team determined to play finals footy in 2017.

Tom Wills Country or how the legend has taken over

With the ongoing discussion/debate on Tom Wills and the footy origins, Roy Hay has presented an important survey into the practice of history and the methods of historians. [A worthy read – Ed]

AFL Round 18: Collingwood v Adelaide – Nothing to Crow about as Pies quickstep out of the eight

Floreat Pica’s stream of frustrated consciousness captures Collingwood’s (lack of) strategy that costs them a top eight spot.