mattys123′s Match Preview Round 09 – Collingwood vs North Melbourne

May 27th, 2015 | By

Collingwood and North Melbourne came into the 2015 AFL season with different objectives. For the Magpies it was to be another year of rebuilding, with only a slight possibility of finals football. For the Kangaroos though the target was loftier. After winning two finals last season before losing in the preliminary final to the Swans,
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 08 – Collingwood vs Gold Coast

May 20th, 2015 | By

What has happened to the Gold Coast Suns? That’s the question that everyone is asking right now. Rewind to round 16 last season and the Suns were on the verge of playing in their first finals series in their fourth year in the competition. They had fought their way to an 8-6 win loss record
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 07 – Collingwood vs Richmond

May 13th, 2015 | By

That old school footy feeling, that’s what occurs when Richmond play Collingwood at the MCG. It’s well known that the Tigers and Magpies have the most passionate, loud and downright football mad fans in the AFL, so when they clash there’s always an added component to the game. This Sunday at the MCG the two
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 06 – Collingwood vs Geelong

May 6th, 2015 | By

Collingwood and Geelong, when they’ve clashed over the past decade there has always been a lot on the line, and on Friday night at the MCG the two will clash in a vital round 5 fixture. The Magpies have started 2015 in fine fashion, winning 4 of their first 5 games to somewhat surprisingly sit
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 05 – Collingwood vs Carlton

Apr 29th, 2015 | By

714 games, 467 wins, 59 finals, 16 grand finals, 8 premierships. That’s the legacy that John Francis “Jock” McHale left after 38 years as senior coach of the Collingwood Football Club. This Friday night current Carlton coach, Michael “Mick” Malthouse, will surpass one of those astounding records when he coaches his 715th senior VFL/AFL game.
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 04 – Collingwood vs Essendon

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By

ANZAC Day, the 25th of April, has become as revered as any date on the Australian and New Zealand calendar. It’s the day that we, as Australians, remember those who fought for us, and honour their deeds and sacrifices. Since 1995, the Collingwood and Essendon football clubs have had the distinct honour of representing Australia’s
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 03 – Collingwood vs St.Kilda

Apr 15th, 2015 | By

“They won’t win a game all season”, that was the rather blunt prediction from Fox Sports commentator David King when assessing St Kilda’s chances in 2015. Two rounds in, and they’ve won a game. The Saints shocked many in the AFL world when on Saturday they travelled to the Gold Coast and dominated the media
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 02 – Collingwood vs Adelaide

Apr 9th, 2015 | By

After such a long wait, round 1 of the 2015 AFL premiership season has been completed. After the nine games had been played it became apparent that once again Hawthorn stood out from the pack, with several other teams clambering to be in a group behind them. After just one round of games the most
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 01 – Collingwood vs Brisbane

Apr 1st, 2015 | By

Footy’s back, and not a moment too soon as the AFL deals with the fallout from yet another drug controversy. It’s round one finally and this Saturday night Collingwood and Brisbane will open their home and away campaigns at the Gabba. Collingwood, the club caught up in the latest performance enhancing drug investigation, travels north
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mattys123′s Match Preview NAB Challenge – Collingwood vs Bulldogs

Mar 19th, 2015 | By

The AFL season proper is fast approaching and this weekend the final round of the NAB Challenge, the AFL’s pre season format, will be played around Australia. At Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday night two clubs looking to improve on last season will clash, with Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs going head to head.
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