Round 18 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Port too good for Good ol’ Collingwood

In Scott Pendlebury’s record breaking game it was a disappointing result for Collingwood fan Danielle Hakim as Port down the Pies in their Round 18 match.

Almanac Footy: Scott Pendlebury – Record Breaker

A Collingwood legend in waiting, Scott Pendlebury is now the outright and captaincy games record holder for the Pies. Luke Reynolds pays another tribute to the magnificent man from Gippsland.

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.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Daicos Delights in Dour Draw

The couch will have to do instead of MCG seats for Luke Reynolds as he yells himself hoarse supporting his Magpies in their drawn game against the Tigers.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Discomfort

Footy’s back! Paddy Grindlay reviews the hard slog of the Collingwood and Richmond game that resulted in the first draw of the season.

Finals Week 1 – Haiku Bob: skip to the end

Haiku Bob experienced his Magpies’ win over Geelong but it was an evening not without its fraught moments.

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.

Round 20 – Collingwood v Gold Coast (Floreat Pica Society): Restoring Direction

This week’s Floreat Pica Society report comes from Mark Mulllins and, like all Pies fans, he’s a bit chirpier for beating the Suns but not going overboard.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle (Floreat Pica Society Report): Purple Gloom

It was a dark day for Luke Reynolds and Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday. This week Luke reports for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Reality checks and good Saturday arvo footy

Sean Mortell travelled to the MCG for a traditional Saturday arvo game against Freo. Despite the disappointing result, he came away having enjoyed a thrilling finish.

Almanac Teams: How good are these Scotts ?

How good is this team? Phil Dimitriadis captures the spirit of the moment.

Round 9 – Collingwood v St Kilda: Floreat Pica Society report from Steve Fahey

Steve Fahey reports for The Floreat Pica Society about Collingwood’s stylish excellence with their victory over the Saints in their Round 9 clash.

Haiku Bob – Round 8: moments that linger

Haiku Bob recreates the tension of an unexpectedly close day at the footy.

Round 7 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Floreat Pica Society Report

Our FPS correspondent (Richard Moody) is no fan of Docklands, but he’s a fan of the Pies and their classy outfit, as they notch another strong win. [Some interesting nicknames in there – Ed]

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): ANZAC Day 2019

The crowd was in early for the traditional ANZAC clash and Andrew Fithall and crew were very much part of it. The arithmetic progression of Pies goals was becoming a worry, but sometimes Maths can be beaten. [I agree on Darcy Moore and the reasoning – JTH]

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Knowing where the milk is (brashly)

Beaut multi-layered story of the Anzac Day game from Andrew Else who watches with his young’uns. [Comment through narrative: I love this style – JTH]

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Joy in the Ponsford Stand

Joy in the Ponsford Stand after a gripping game of high-pressure footy. Luke Reynolds and clan were there.

Round 2 – Richmond v Collingwood: Victorious and home satisfied

Sean Mortell made it home despite delays to his train trip – what he saw was a dominance from the Pies over fierce rivals Richmond. At their best, Collingwood are sublime, but will they stop all stations successfully on the quest for the flag?

Round 2 – Richmond v Collingwood: Hot Pies

Floreat Pica Society’s Bangkok correspondent, Paul McKay, files on a game for which he considered giving votes to every Collingwood player. Hot Pies.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Footy: we’re back. Go Pies

Cam Hooke returns to the Almanac for the 2019 season, full of his trademark Magpie optimism.