Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Revenge – served cold

Stainless enjoyed Friday night: both a win of significance for his beloved Richmond; and a loss of significance for bitter rivals Collingwood (“the Magpies cannot win the 2019 Flag from this point”).

Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Shocker (Floreat Pica Society)

Richard Moody reports for the Floreat Pica Society, on a game that had him thankful for “lessons learnt at an early age about resilience.”

Floreat Pica: The Magpie Faithful – a morning with the legendary Peter McKenna

Ramon Dobb spent a morning in Magpie Heaven, as he attended he attended a CFC Past Players event featuring legendary Pie spearhead Peter McKenna.

Neil Balme – player, coach administrator: five decades of influence

If success follows you across 50 seasons of footy you must be doing something right. Rulebook’s profile of Neil Balme captures an incredible career in footy!

Collingwood dreaming 2018: new coat of paint

Is Tom Waits a Collingwood supporter? David Wilson dreams of people, of places, of Collingwood and of this team of 2018. “Let’s put on a new coat of paint…”

Almanac Art – Aussie Rules: Passion and Pain Exhibition

You are all invited to the Opening of ‘Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain Exhibition’. Inspired by Yvette Wroby’s ‘Siren’s Call’, the event has it all, a fan’s room, memorabilia exhibitions from Collingwood and St Kilda FC’s, with Martin Flanagan as guest speaker, and tons of art from Almanac’s Kendra Heil, Kate Birrell and Yvette Wroby. Please RSVP. Details within.

Round 16 – Essendon v Collingwood: Homecoming

Down from the nation’s capital, William Westerman, as a neutral, soaks up the atmosphere of a big game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2018 Round 8: Onward and upward

It wasn’t the result Collingwood was looking for on the weekend but Cam Hooke has found the positives for his Pies as they look forward to next week – as well as wrapping up the rest of the results for all the Magpies’ teams.

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Monaros at Magpies

Earl O’Neill (mostly) watched his Monaros on the teev, on “too nice an arvo to be inside for too long…” Not real keen on the ‘Pies’ choice of Metallica’s “Nothing else matters” as their inclusive, crowd-pleasing sing-along anthem.

Round 7 (2017) – Collingwood v Carlton: Calling time on the Toorak Boys’ Club

Phil Dimitriadis wrote this after Round 7 last year. Timely to dig out out:

It’s been long enough, Collingwood. Phil Dimitriadis has seen enough. And he is wise enough to look to those who use the metric of playing winning football to measure footy success.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: 2018 ‘The Year of the Pie’

Will 2018 be one for the True Believers asks Cam Hooke.

AFLW Round 7 – Collingwood v Adelaide: Where’s Chelsea?

Dave Brown’s Crows went down in a devastating loss to the Pies at Olympic Park yesterday, missing a chance to defend their flag in another AFLW Grand Final. However, it was the loss of a key player in the second term and the commentary team’s oversight that really had him perturbed.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A better few days than last week

Cam Hooke’s latest Collingwood musings as the AFLW side goes into the final round of their season. The AFL and VFL men are preparing for theirs to get underway after some recent positive signs but alas one big injury in Tyson Goldsack.

It’s time to go, Eddie

The Footy Bogan believes time has run out for Buckley and McGuire at Collingwood. Fresh blood may return the Pies to their former glory.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: That tackle

It was a pretty good week for Collingwood supporters with wins in both the AFL and VFL. Grundy’s tackle was the main talking point from the game against North Melbourne.

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.

Odd Friday Lunch with Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham

Join us this Friday for lunch with Collingwood legend Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Umpiring? No comment (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul O’Connell files for the Floreat Pica Society, on a day when Gavin Brown’s son made his debut. Melbourne played well, but some dubious calls against Collingwood were costly.

Round 10 – Collingwood v Brisbane: From little things big things grow

David Wilson and the buds are off to the footy; Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous round 2017. It’s a changing game in a changing time, that ends with visiting a special tree and Collingwood one win outside the eight(!)

A Portrait of the Supporter as a Young Woman

So much certainty in the “adult” world. With their team struggling, Little Jenny and her Mum head off to the game. [What is hope? What is evidence? What is opinion? – Ed]