Round 8 – Haiku Bob: whisky moon

When the Pies fell three goals behind, Haiku Bob was prepared for the worst but, once the ball fell to Daicos, ‘the rest we know…’

Almanac Life: Education In Isolation (from 2020)

This was first published in April, 2020, at the height of Lockdown. It’s bobbed up in Almanac conversations recently…

Parent of young kids, Luke Reynolds has come up with a cracker curriculum in these times of home schooling! [A deadset Almanac classic – Ed]

Almanac Footy: The agony and the ecstasy of Collingwood Grand Final experiences

Usually a man of a few, well chosen and poetic words, Damian Balasonne recounts in detail his experience of the 2023 Grand Final with glimpses from previous deciders thrown in to highlight the significance of this year’s sweet victory.

Grand Final – Sal’s Preview: The End of the Marathon

Sal sorts out the Grand Final combatants and offers his insights into the weekend’s big races.

Round 15 – Haiku Bob – as the crow flies

Haiku Bob returns to share another experience at the MCG where the Pies stole victory from the jaws of defeat against the Crows

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 7 Review

An ecstatic Cam Hooke looks back at Collingwood’s thrilling win at the Adelaide Oval

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 6 Review, Round 7 Preview

Cam Hooke analyses Collingwood’s epic come-from-behind win over Essendon in front of a record Anzac Day crowd at the ‘G’.

Round 2 – Haiku Bob: up down back

Haiku Bob saw aspects of heavenly bodies as Collingwood cut through the power of Port Adelaide.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Hunting in numbers (Floreat Pica Society)

International coverage of Round 2 for the Floreat Pica Society, with Garry Stock (in Israel) and Ziggy (at the MCG) reporting. They found a lot to enjoy.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: AFL 2023 – on the way

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life has some questions for his followers to ponder on as the Pies gear up for their pre-season preparations for 2023

Preliminary Final – Sydney v Collingwood: Floreat Pica Society match report

Frank Taylor could not make the trip to Sydney, but did not miss a minute of the Preliminary Final telecast. This is his blow by blow description for the Floreat Pica Society.

Almanac Preliminary Final – Sydney v Collingwood: Magpies and blood

A magpie drew Cobba’s blood last Sunday afternoon but his Bloods turned the tables at the SCG last night.

Almanac Preliminary Final – Sydney v Collingwood: What a ride…

It hurt; it will continue to hurt for a while. But Nicole Kelly sees so much to admire and appreciate about Collingwood’s 2022 season. And the signs are good that her son will carry on the cause into the coming decades.

’22 Season Review: A fan’s lament

Joe Sexton provides a season review of the Blues in the aftermath of that final round loss to the old enemy.

Almanac Footy: An Ode to Collingwood

Like many Collingwood supporters, Jackson Mansell is feeling pretty good about his team at the moment as his ode to them suggests.

Almanac Family History: Tina Ongarello Reminisces

The Footy Almanac community passes on its deepest sympathies to Tina Ongarello and the extended Ongarello family on the passing of Tony. Tina wrote about her family and footy some years ago.

Tina Ongarello remembers wonderful days of family and footy. [First published in 2011]

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Collingwood: Smells Like Teen Spirit as Pies Dream of Nirvana (Floreat Pica Society)

In this week’s report for the Floreat Pica Society, Steve Fahey pays homage to Nick and Josh Daicos, the brothers who can see what others cannot on a football field.

Round 15 – Collingwood v GWS: Floreat Pica Society – Report: No Standing

In this week’s report for the Floreat Pica Society, Andrew Fithall expresses his disgust at both the AFL’s ‘Stand’ rule and the NRL’s ‘6 Again’ rule.

Balcony Banter: Queen’s Birthday Quest

Lynda Carroll provided a Demons perspective of the Queen’s Birthday clash between Collingwood and Melbourne for ‘Balcony Banter’, the blog for MCC Members.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 13 Review / Round 15 Preview

Cam Hooke provides his usual in-depth analysis of the Pies’ great win over the Demons – and there’s plenty to be positive about!