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

Cam Hooke is back sounding as chuffed as ever – his optimistic predictions all came true as his Pies romped to a startling Queens Birthday win over Melbourne.

Round 13 – Melbourne v Collingwood: A heart-breaking/ warming finale

In an emotional edition of the annual Big Freeze on Queens Birthday, Sean Mortell breaks down the final chapter of Nathan Buckley’s coaching career at Collingwood.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 12 Review, Round 13 Preview

Cam Hooke casts his elated eye over Collingwood’s heart-stopping win over Adelaide before turning optimistically towards a crunch Queens’ Birthday clash with the Dees.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Melbourne v Collingwood: A poor end to a nervy long weekend

After an anxious long weekend, Matt O’Connor had low hopes for Collingwood’s 2007 Queen’s Birthday clash with Melbourne. In a chaotic afternoon at the ‘G, his fears ebbed and flowed through a close match.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne (Floreat Pica Society report): A return to victory

Peter Butler reviews the round 12 victory for Collingwood against Melbourne, ignoring media hype to select his own best three players from the clash.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne: A big freeze and some cold play

Seam Mortell reports on Collingwood’s return to form over a struggling Melbourne, even as the Big Freeze action threatened to overshadow the football.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne: One on one, Gawn v Grundy

Matt Zurbo turned on the TV on Queen’s Birthday to watch the battle within a battle. He gave the points to Max Gawn despite Brodie Grundy’s Collingwood winning the encounter.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Beating the Dees in The Big Freeze (Floreat Pica Society)

This week’s Floreat Pica Society report comes from Luke Reynolds, who enjoyed the Queen’s Birthday clash far more in 2018 than he did in 2017.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Shadenfreude

The liberating feeling of attending as a neutral…Bomber fan Tim Kemm has a day out at the Queen’s Birthday game at the MCG.

Haiku Bob – Round 12 – rise and rise

Haiku Bob perfectly captures the moment the Magpies surrounded their lead as the Demons celebrated a Queen’s Birthday victory.

The 2017 Alan Turing Cup – Round Twelve

Earl O’Neill encountered a DeLorean and went back to 2005 for this Round 12 preview. This is trip back in time worth taking.

Round 10 – Melbourne v Collingwood: A day to remember

It was a day to remember as Pies supporter durbann, on a break from study, watched the Pies have a good win against the Demons.

Round 10 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Angels and Demons as H faces the Pies for the first time

Steve Fahey this week writes for the Floreat Pica Society, as the Magpies beat the Demons in a good game on Queens Birthday.

AFL Round 11 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Who is Mr 100%?

Cobba gives 110% in his latest article, looking at who has recorded the most “One Percenters” this year. The answer will surprise you.

AFL Round 11 – Melbourne v Collingwood (Floreat Pica): Patchy Pies destroy dispirited Demons

Yesterday was the first time Pies fan Mayuran Jeyarajah felt sympathy for her opponent. Oh Melbourne, does it get any worse?

Pies prevail on the Queen’s birthday

By Paul O’Connell It’s a Public Holiday, usually cold, and we usually win. So it is great that the “usuallys” prevailed on the day. We continue to field several inexperienced players (who continue to stand up) due to our injury list. Sadly Dids was added to the injury list with his attempt on goal very [Read more]

Thank You Ma’am

Thank you Ma’am It is one of the lesser known achievements of the 60 year reign of Your Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth that you are responsible for my addiction. To be fair to Your Majesty as a [Read more]