COLLINGWOOD faces a season-defining fortnight after its disappointing 27-point loss to Fremantle on Saturday night. The Pies face Geelong and reigning premier Sydney over the next two weeks and at 4-3, it is forecast that it may very well be 4-5, heading into round 10. Coach Nathan Buckley questioned after the match whether his team
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(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: JACK ZIEBELL admits North Melbourne needs to make major improvements in its use of the football if it’s going to be competitive against Geelong.
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Saints defender James Gwilt believes youngster ARRYN SIPOSS has what it takes to fill the void left by the departure of Brendon Goddard
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Demons wunderkind JACK VINEY remains a Round 1 lock, despite not playing since the first round of the NAB Cup
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Melbourne midfielder NATHAN JONES says no-one should expect Jimmy Toumpas and Jack Viney to dominate for a while yet
WHETHER you love them or loathe them you have to admire the fact that Collingwood is always working hard to improve it’s prospects both on and off the field
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Gun recruit Brent Moloney says Brisbane’s young midfield brigade is ready to join the AFL’s elite
COLLINGWOOD forward Brent Macaffer made a strong return back from last year’s horror knee injury in last Friday night’s NAB Cup encounter against the Western Bulldogs and Essendon. Macaffer’s brilliant crumbing goal provided a rare highlight in the opening half against the Western Bulldogs where he hit the pack at full tilt and tapped the
THE Magpies were widely tipped to win both their games last night and they delivered on that expectation. Barely. After trailing by 11 points against Essendon in the final two minutes of the final game of the night a goal by Andrew Krakouer followed by a point by Jamie Elliott and then another major by Travis Cloke
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Swans great MICHAEL O’LOUGHLIN wants to become the AFL’s first indigenous senior coach
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Saints veteran Lenny Hayes says it will take more than off-season heart surgery to keep him out of the AFL pre-season cup – and he hasn’t given up hope on extending his career past this year
COLLINGWOOD is hoping to become a better team defensively this season as the club pushes to remain in premiership contention for another year. Coach Nathan Buckley said the coaching staff identified on review of 2012 that it needed to improve strategically from defence. “We had heavy scores against, especially against good opponents and we really
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Just how good a footballer was Shane Warne in his days with St Kilda’s Under 19s
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Nathan Buckley has hit out at suggestions of an emerging drug culture in the AFL, and admitted he had spoken to his star midfielder Dane Swan about claims he was a bad influence on his Magpie teammates.
IN this off-season Collingwood have addressed their short and long term problems and Derek Hine has given Nathan Buckley everything he identified at the end of the 2012 season
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Nathan Buckley is brimming with confidence about the health of his playing list after the AFL club’s busy trade period.
COLLINGWOOD’S superstar midfielder Dane Swan has been called to be sacked by leading Age football columnist Caroline Wilson in her column today. Swan has been cited as a potential drug taker and his off-field behaviour in recent times has meant that Wilson believes the Pies must stand firm against his behaviour. Wilson also recently wrote
(DAILY ONE LINERS) Pictured: Geelong hopes to have star midfielder Jimmy Bartel back in its main training group in the lead-up to the Christmas break.
FOOTBALL NATION OPINION AFTER spending much of the 2012 season waiting for him to play well, the Collingwood Football Club has decided that it’s future prospects will be better served by going in another direction from that of Chris Dawes. And that direction is former West Coast Eagle Quinten Lynch. And maybe some else. Lynch
TWO days ago Magpies coach Nathan Buckley officially denied that Collingwood had negotiated a deal for former West Coast Eagle Quinten Lynch. Today it is widely being reported that a deal is done. It’s all just a matter of timing. Lynch, 29, is an unrestricted free agent and had informed the Eagles last week that he would be
COLLINGWOOD rates its chances of remarkably making its third consecutive grand final after dismantling West Coast by 13-points in a semi-final at the MCG last night. The Pies will now head to ANZ Stadium to take on Sydney, in which it has won the last 11 matches against the Swans and the last seven at
WITH Collingwood going to second-place after a two-point win over St Kilda last night, it sets up a blockbuster top of the table clash against the league-leading Sydney Swans at ANZ Stadium next Saturday night. The Pies moved past Adelaide and Hawthorn after the win, although the Crows have the chance to remain in second
COLLINGWOOD defender Lachlan Keeffe went down with an apparent ACL tear in the final quarter of the Magpie’s impressive victory over Adleide last night. If the diagnosis is correct it is likely to mean that Keeffe will miss the rest of the season. The news comes as a blow to a Collingwood squad that has fought back
COLLINGWOOD face a dilemma in defence as it confronts an-form Adelaide at AAMI Stadium on Saturday night. With no Nathan Brown and Ben Reid, who have both been sidelined, the Pies are also reluctant to “pull the trigger” on defender Chris Tarrant who resumed from injury in the VFL on the weekend. He played mainly
COLLINGWOOD says it is not resting players on purpose to focus on next week’s blockbuster against Geelong despite Dale Thomas and ruckman Darren Jolly not playing against Brisbane tomorrow night. Thomas was expected to be selected by the Pies for the Lions’ clash but he will be given the week to freshen up for the
FOOTBALL NATION OPINION
BACK in early February we wrote that it was going to be a challenging year for the Magpies.
Now it looks as if it will be bitter as well.
COLLINGWOOD’S 60-point loss to Carlton last night can’t be seen as a reflection of the change of coaches despite how glorified and sensational the story would be
COLLINGWOOD scored it’s first victory of the Nathan Buckley era last night when they defeated Richmond by 21 points.
But the victory was not without a price as the Magpies lost defender Chris Tarrant to injury
ON the eve of the 2012 season, Nathan Buckley’s ascension to the head coaching position of the Collingwood Football Club will be one of the most scrutinised changes in the AFL.