Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Semi Final review

Cam Hooke applies the full stop to another season of Collingwood Life.

Finals Week 2 – Geelong v Collingwood: Outnumbered at home (Floreat Pica Society)

A history of Collingwood and Geelong rivalries led to last night’s semi final clash for Andrew Fithall. He was gifted a horrific performance, which he broke down to nightmarish details in his FPS report.

1981 Revisited – Grand Final: ‘The Winner Takes It All’

A Brownlow Medal is tied, and two of the game’s oldest rivals fight it out for the Premiership in an epic tussle. Sam Steele was among the standing room crowd on the day, and vividly relieves the experience. (This is an outstanding conclusion to a brilliant series – Ed).

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 18 review, Finals preview

Cam Hooke is completely undeterred by Collingwood’s loss to Port. He still believes a Magpie flag is achievable, and he builds a case for the True Believers.

Round 18 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Pies Ported, and heading West (Floreat Pica Society)

The FPS report this week comes all the way from Bangkok, courtesy of Paul McKay. Unfortunately for Paul, the Magpies couldn’t get the better of the ladder leaders.

1981 Revisited – Preliminary Final 1981: ‘Another One Rides the Bus’

In his 1981 retrospective, Stainless looks back at the Preliminary Final, in which favourites Geelong take on Collingwood at VFL Park.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 17 Review, Round 18 Preview

Cam Hooke reviews the Collingwood win against Gold Coast and looks to the big clash with ladder leaders Port.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 3 Finals – Geelong v Collingwood: A night of hope and spirit

Matt O’Connor managed to secure a ticket to the biggest clash in town. After a week of build-up, he turned up to the ‘G to cheer on his Pies in a titanic blockbuster.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 3 Finals – Geelong v Collingwood: Fate, nerves, Otto

Some nights in footy are etched into your brain, whether it be for the good or the bad. John Harms recounts a memorable night – the Geelong/ Collingwood 2007 Preliminary Final, and his experience of watching it from the bowels of the ‘G.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 17 Preview

Cam Hooke is back with another hopeful preview of Collingwood’s Round 17 match against the Suns. With finals on the line, Cam predicts a big change to the Pies’ line-up.

1981 Revisited – Finals Week 2: ‘Hold on Tight’

Sam Steele’s recounting of the 1981 VFL season reaches semi-final week. Carlton take on Geelong for a place in the Grand Final, whilst Collingwood and Fitzroy fight for survival.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 2 Finals – West Coast v Collingwood: Unbearable phone updates all night

Other commitments didn’t stop Andrew Stafford, who managed to keep up to date with Collingwood’s 2007 extra time Semi Final against the Eagles thanks to a passionate mate.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 2 Finals – West Coast v Collingwood: Stressing from afar

In what became a famous night for Collingwood, Matt O’Connor rode every bump of the 2007 Semi Final against the Eagles from his Thornbury home.

Round 15 – Brisbane v Collingwood: A disappointing return to Friday night footy (Floreat Pica Society)

Peter Butler has the FPS report for this week, where his mood turned from excitement to despair when Brisbane got on top of the Pies.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 15 Review, Round 16 Preview

It may have been a disappointing loss for the Pies, but Cam Hooke has the answers for Collingwood in the coming weeks as they make a charge for the finals.

Round 15 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Magpies and Lions and Dogs, oh my!

Last night gave Danielle Hakim an opportunity to reach new levels of fanaticism for Brayden Maynard. A report full of Danielle’s typical passion, her struggles with the Pies continued into the post-match Twitter-sphere.

Round 15 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Everything’s coming up Milhouse, just

Shane Reid is hopeful about Brisbane’s chances – what’s not to love about a home Grand Final and a tight win over the Pies? But constant behinds and scrubby quarters still linger in the back of his mind.

1981 Revisited – Finals Week 1: ‘To Cut a Long Story Short’

It’s finals time in Stainless’ look back at the 1981 season. In the first week, there are multiple upsets that disrupt the course of the finals series.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Collingwood v Sydney: Omens

Cam Noakes went into his Swans’ 2007 final confident, but was soon left ruing his optimism and reflecting on the dominant Sydney run spanning from 2005-2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Collingwood v Sydney: A big night at the office

Matt O’Connor was nervous about Collingwood’s Elimination Finals date with the Swans in 2007. In front of a packed MCG, he went through the familiar rollercoaster of emotions.