Tiger Turbulence: From strained nerves to heavenly bliss

Ben Kirkby gives us his take on Richmond’s incredible end to the season when nerves gave way to joy (featuring some of Ben’s artwork too).

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Preliminary Final

A disappointed Cam Hooke keeps it brief for his season finale.

Preliminary Final: Haiku Bob – losing it

Haiku Bob is feeling the Collingwood loss.

Preliminary Final – Collingwood v GWS: Arrogance doesn’t blight an absorbing contest

The pre-match cockiness of his fellow Magpie supporters gave Sean Mortell a bad feeling. The game reinforced it, despite the frantic conclusion.

Almanac Flashback – The 2009 AFL Preliminary Finals: Cats v Magpies, Saints v Bulldogs

The 2009 AFL Preliminary Finals produced contrasting results, one a thrashing, the other a cliffhanger. Here’s your opportunity to re-live those two games and experience the pleasure or the pain associated with them.

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.

In What Colours Do You See The World?

Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole and her family came to Australia from South Africa almost 20 years ago. Sooner or later they had to choose which footy teams to follow. Here’s how it worked out.

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.

Collingwood: From the Inside Out reaction – Will this change AFL forever?

Last night’s ‘From The Inside Out’ documentary revealed to Sean Mortell much more than he was expecting. It has him thinking.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon (Floreat Pica Society)

Dave Nadel takes up the Floreat Pica Society mantle once again, this time looking at the Pies last regular season game (and win) against the Bombers.

Round 22 – Adelaide v Collingwood: Another season-defining win against the Crows

An initially nervous Sean Mortell had reason to embrace a bubbling confidence as his Pies shifted up a couple of gears to dominate a woeful Crows team – he’s now looking ahead to the finals.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 21 and 22: Better and better.

Things are on the up and up for the Pies – Cam Hooke’s back with his usual dose of analysis and fanaticism.

Round 21 – Melbourne v Collingwood: One’s slowly building, the other’s crumbled away

In a tale of two recent finalists, Sean Mortell’s look at a somewhat regulation Pies win (given the other results this week) over a free-falling Demons side.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 20 and 21: Better

Cam Hooke was much happier with the Pies’ efforts against the Suns. But the need to keep winning remains.

Round 20 – Collingwood v Gold Coast: Typical Sunday arvo footy done well

The MCG has a different feel about it when the Suns are in town. Sean Mortell thought this afternoon was just what the Pies wanted.

Round 20 – Collingwood v Gold Coast: Sticking With Number 5

‘Your first hero is your best hero”. Luke Reynolds and family celebrated the 100th game of the much injured Jamie Elliot in style.

Balcony Banter Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Lighting up a rainy night

Dave Campbell was worried by the Tigers’ pre-game favouritism. Those worries were soon alleviated.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: AFL Rounds 19 and 20

After another tough week for Pies fans, Cam Hooke looks forensically at what went wrong and where to next for Collingwood in Round 20.

Round 17 – West Coast v Collingwood: One of those wins you’ll always remember

Under the pump, far from home and facing a foe who had their number, Sean Mortell’s Pies had him managing his expectations on Friday night – after a famous victory, his entire weekend had an extra glow!

Round 16 – Hawthorn v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society)

Frank Taylor has penned this week’s report for FPS, an unfortunate loss against a foe he has plenty of respect for.