mattys123′s Round 2 – Collingwood vs Richmond Match Preview

Apr 1st, 2016 | By

203 days, that’s how long Collingwood supporters had waited to see their team play a game for premiership points. The wait had been long, but leading into round 1 of the 2016 AFL season the hopes were high for the Magpie army as they headed to Sydney to play the Swans. Just minutes into the
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mattys123′s Round 1 – Collingwood vs Sydney Match Preview

Mar 24th, 2016 | By

Footy is back, and not a moment too soon. The 2016 AFL home and away season gets underway this week as 18 teams begin their quest for the ultimate, the AFL premiership. Once again the off season has been dominated by off field events mainly surrounding one club, Essendon, so it’s a relief in many
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mattys123′s Collingwood vs Western Bulldogs Match Preview (NAB Challenge)

Mar 9th, 2016 | By

It’s not long now until the start of the 2016 AFL premiership season, with just over two weeks until the first round begins. First though, there’s one more weekend of the pre season to get through, with several more NAB Challenge games being played around Australia. On Saturday at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium, Collingwood and the
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mattys123′s Collingwood v North Melbourne NAB Challenge match preview

Mar 2nd, 2016 | By

The NAB challenge is half completed with clubs now ramping up preparations for round 1 of the proper season. This weekend the third of four rounds of the NAB challenge will be played. Collingwood and North Melbourne will head north of the border to Wagga Wagga to play their respective second game. The Kangaroos, a
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mattys123′s Collingwood v Geelong NAB Challenge match preview

Feb 24th, 2016 | By

There’s still over seven months until the AFL Grand Final, yet footy season is here. Last weekend saw the NAB challenge get under way with 6 games being played all around Australia. There were blowouts in some games, and rather ugly performances in others, but the AFL was back for season 2016, in pre-season form
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mattys123′s Collingwood intra-club match preview

Feb 16th, 2016 | By

Thursday night, 6pm, on a piece of land that has seen some of Australia’s greatest athletic performances, the 2016 season of the biggest sporting club in the country will start, publicly at least. At Olympic Park, now known as the Holden Centre, the Collingwood Football Club will hold an intra-club match. To the uninitiated, an
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MightyMagpie’s 2016 Preview

Nov 9th, 2015 | By

Author: MightyMagpie A preview of the 2016 season from a Pies’ perspective to cover the following: • Brief review of 2015. • Player availability/injuries in 2015 and trends. • List management (changes in and out and draftees come the draft). • Player-by-player review, probably under the usual positional headings. • Our fixture. Anyway, feel free to post
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 23 – Collingwood vs Essendon

Sep 3rd, 2015 | By

As the 2015 AFL home and away season draws to and end this weekend, it’s hard not to reflect on what might have been for the Collingwood Football Club. After winning eight of their first 11 games it seemed as if finals were a certainty. Fate though intervened, and a mixture of injuries, drops in
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 22 – Collingwood vs Geelong

Aug 27th, 2015 | By

It’s been a horror second half of the season for the Collingwood football club. The Magpies have lost 8 of their last 9 games and all mathematical chances of making the top 8 are gone. That means that for the second season in a row Collingwood will not play finals. That’s a let down for
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 21 – Collingwood vs Richmond

Aug 19th, 2015 | By

They are all but gone, “they” being the finals chances of the Collingwood football club for season 2015. Champion Data, the well known AFL statistics service, ranks Collingwood’s chances of playing finals at only 2% now. This has all come about after an extraordinary run that has seen the Magpies lose 7 of their last
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