Round 12 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: A Renaissance of the Swans

Les Currie was blown away by how impressive the Swans looked against his Dogs in Round 12. They may or may not make the finals but they can cause a lot of headaches for their rivals along the way.

Round 9 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Getting the band back together

Geelong switched on with their two champion midfielders on fire and Harry Taylor accurate in front of goal. The Bulldogs battled hard but fell short of the Cats.

Haiku Bob – Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: familiar scent

You can hear the sigh in Haiku Bob as he reflects on the lingering summer, one of his in another jumper and the familiar feeling of defeat.

Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Sticking in There

Young Aidan Hammond is pumped for the 2017 AFL season. And what’s more exciting than Friday night footy? Travis Cloke steps up against his former team and helps the Bulldogs prevail.

Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Dog Day Afternoon, Night & Week

Some promising signs against the classy reigning premiers, but in the end, it turned out to be a Dog Day Afternoon, Night and Week for the Pies according to Ramon.

Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Barking for Cloke

To boo, or not to boo, that is the question!

Round 1 Preview: And to all a very good night – Grand Final

Sal Ciardulli with his thoughts on the 3rd Test in India and a twilight Grand Final, as well as his previews of this week’s Round 1 AFL fixtures and racing action in Sydney and Melbourne.

Round 21 Review: Ahh The Olympics…. like an old friend you haven’t seen in ages…by Fearless

Fighting sickness and random thoughts, Fearless has the final word on Round 21.

Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood: Bontempelli & Bucks’ Billy Goats

Luke Reynolds seems a bit gruff after another “honourable loss” by Collingwood. There’s no escape.

Round 20 – Richmond v Collingwood: Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life

Cam Hooke and the bitter disappointment that comes with losing to an old enemy.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 20 Preview

Cam Hooke is confident of a big Magpie win and happy to escape the terrorists in his Round 20 preview.

Round 16 – Greater Western Sydney v Collingwood: While I was sleeping

Phil Dimitriadis had plans to get stuck into the construct that is GWS. However, the performance of his Pies has captured his imagination.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Low

Winter cold + bleak footy = David Bowie. Most of Jeff Dowsing’s body may have frozen at the MCG, but his creative gland remains in rude health.

Round 13 Preview – It’s a Pie Sore

Sal Ciardulli picks the Pies apart at the bakery before picking you some winners from the first bye round for 2016

First-World Conundrums. If you had to choose?

Phil Dimitriadis is hoping the Almanac community can help solve some of his first-world sporting, political and entertainment conundrums.

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: A hiding to nothing

J Dowsing spots similarities in the approaches of Mason Cox, the Collingwood mid-field and a young fella on the South Morang line train. The old KISS method.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: You have to larf

The death of Ronnie Corbett, the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and an April Fools’ Day win for his Pies result in Jeff Dowsing experiencing delirium and hilarity in equal measure.

Round 16 – Collingwood v West Coast: Aberrations

David Wilson didn’t see this game, Collingwood v West Coast, as he was tied up in Fitzroy (“exactly the right place to be”). [This story appears in the 2015 Footy Almanac – Ed].

Round 21 – Collingwood v Richmond: Paper tigers (roll on summer)

E.regnans believes Richmond won this game only because Collingwood didn’t. They showed no initiative, instead reacting to turn-overs with fast-break goals. [A side to the big Tasmanian Oak I’ve never seen! – Ed]

Can Collingwood win a premiership with their young list in the next five years? Part Three: Attack

Nicholas D’Urbano’s series on Collingwood’s premiership hopes over the next five years continues, this time analysing the Magpies forward line.