The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 10 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Family, Fremantle, failure

Chris Tarrant travelled to the MCG to play his old side for the first time in 2007. Mike Shuttleworth describes his horror reunion with the Magpie faithful.

Tasmanian State League: only the Grand Final remains

E.Regnans our man about (many a) town was in Hobart last week and updates us on an exciting and unpredictable finals series in the Tasmanian State League. How are Wynyard going in the North West, Phanto?

AFL Finals Week 1: The View from Shepparton

I hope the tribunal throws the book at Chris Tarrant I love players that play the man and not the ball. I have had a sneaking respect for the Pies for most of the year but now hope that they get walloped.

AFL Finals Week 1: TV Ringside? Just Buddy and Taz

Nightclub veterans Tarrant and Franklin kicked off proceedings as the Hawks and Pies squared off on Friday Night. In moves reminiscent of TV Ringside, the AFL might look to this boxing as a form of pre-game entertainment.

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 Week 1 – Hawthorn v Collingwood: Buddy v Taz

The modern game spins and whirls. There is a game, there are games within games. And, occasionally, these days, there is still a cracking one-on-one. The game was Collingwood v The Hawks. The game within a game was how well Sewell and Mitchell combined to be more than two individuals. There are so many factors [Read more]

Waiting for the siren’s call

From Collingwood’s 50 Most Sensational Games Round 8 2002 Collingwood         5.1.31       8.9.57    14.12.96    17.12.114 Brisbane Lions   7.2.44    10.5.65      12.9.81     16.15.111 VENUE: Colonial Stadium DATE: Saturday 18 May CROWD: 46,279 UMPIRES: Sheehan, Ellis, Nicholls COLLINGWOOD B Johnson Prestigiacomo Clement HB Lonie Wakelin Cloke C Fraser Buckley N. Davis HF Lockyer Rocca Burns F Holland Tarrant Molloy [Read more]

Sorry Tazza…I LOVE YOU! *blubbers*

Wasteful and lost. That’s how my boys looked, up until the fourth quarter. From a Magpie’s perceptive it was a shocking effort for the majority of the game.