Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 4 review and Round 5 preview

Not the result Cam Hooke expected or wanted from the Pies, he again digs into what went right, what went wrong and what to expect from Round 5 against Essendon.

Round 4 – GWS v Collingwood: Heartbroken again

It was an unsettling time for Sean Mortell as the Pies hit the road and came up short against an under pressure Giants side – Jeremy Howe added injury to insult on a dark evening.

Round 3 – Collingwood v St Kilda: Fear and hope

It was a classic “danger game” in Sean Mortell’s mind before the bounce, but after his Pies got the job done convincingly over the Saints, he let a little hope spring forth – the ultimate dangerous game for a Collingwood fan.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 2 and 3: There’s always next week

It’s been a long time between drinks Pie fans, but Cam Hooke is back to review Round 2’s draw with Richmond and preview the upcoming clash with St Kilda.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Do androids dream of electric crowd noises?

Is this the brave new world of footy in 2020? From a pinch of the ridiculous to the barest amount of sublime, Jarrod Landells found the Tigers’ draw with Collingwood difficult to sink his teeth into for the most part.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Drawing the masses back into footy

Sean Mortell was among the throng of fans who saw the AFL restart after months of interregnum at the whims of coronavirus. Did everything go as expected? Not in this new normal.

Football History: 1919 VFL Grand Final

Anticipating an October pandemic Grand Final this year, Glen! takes us back to the year 1919, when Richmond and Collingwood played the decider in the year of Spanish Flu.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 2 preview

Cam Hooke is back on the Collingwood Life beat, taking an early look at the Pies’ Round 2 clash with the reigning premiers. Cam is also rather partial to the prospect of an October Grand Final.

AFL: Curving the Curve

Dips takes time out after some hard yakka to reminisce – on oil heaters and premiership droughts broken, bulbs dormant and thorns more active. [Perhaps JTH has done the same Youtube searches? Ed.]

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 4 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide

The Pies were bested by the Power in a match played in tough conditions; Gerard Whateley was on board as the heavens opened to the delight of many under the duress of drought.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 3 – Collingwood v Richmond

Matt O’Connor’s had a suspicious mind about the Tigers since the mid-seventies; his Pies were too good for them in this opening clash of “Rivalry Round” in 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 2 – West Coast v Collingwood

The Pies ventured West to tackle the Eagles. Matt OÇonnor’s interests were torn between fictional political drama and real-life midfield battles.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – North Melbourne v Collingwood

Opening into the wind for the 2007 season, Chris Riordan reported on North v Collingwood.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – AFL Round 1

Cam Hooke takes a look at Collingwood’s powerful Round 1 performance against the Western Bulldogs.

Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood: Is this the strangest of times? (Floreat Pica Society)

In our first (and hopefully not last) edition of the FPS in 2020, Peter Butler has some thoughts on the Pies’ big win over the Dogs – and watching the footy in the current climate.

Marsh Community Series – Richmond v Collingwood: Passing through Wangaratta

Like Ned Kelly and Stevie J before him, John Green passed through Wangaratta. His trip led to a relaxing day watching Richmond and Collingwood prepare for the season ahead.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: 2020 Opening remarks

Having looked back to 2019 in an earlier post today, Cam Hooke offers his usual comprehensive analysis of issues confronting the Collingwood team in Season 2020.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2019 season review

To get the True Believers in the mood, Cam Hooke warms up for 2020 by reviewing the Magpies’2019 season.

AFLW Round 2 – Carlton v Collingwood: Magpies blitz Blues to confirm 2020 revamp.

Sean Mortell went along to the city’s biggest sporting rivalry, Carlton v Collingwood, a clash that has only just begun to fire up in the AFLW as it has done in the men’s comp for over a century.

AFLW Round 1 – Collingwood v West Coast: Eagles flying higher than ever before

Cathi Johnston felt a sense of mild confusion when she put on her Eagles gear in the middle of summer – it didn’t last long as the sense of occasion and camaraderie with fellow West Coast fans took over for their first game in the big league, hosted by a strong and experienced Collingwood (who took the chocolates).