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Pies v Power Pre-game Function

Jul 6th, 2015 | By
417724_10150601914793571_2113692518_n SA Magpies would like to invite all Pies supporters in Adelaide for the Collingwood V Port Power game at Adelaide Oval on July 9, to our pre-Game Function at The Joiners. TIME: Kick off is at midday, for our Victorian Magpie family and all other guests into town … and, of course, for those
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 14 – Collingwood vs Hawthorn

Jun 30th, 2015 | By

Fourth versus fifth, Friday night at the M.C.G, Collingwood against Hawthorn, it doesn’t get much bigger then this. A crowd of around 80,000 is expected at the M.C.G. to see two sides fighting for a top 4 spot go head to head. The Hawks of course are on a mission to do what very few
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 13 – Collingwood vs Fremantle

Jun 23rd, 2015 | By

The Fremantle Dockers started the season on fire winning their first 9 games of the AFL premiership season. The Dockers have been the ultimate tease to their fans for several seasons now, with numerous top 4 finishes after the home and away rounds resulting in nothing more then one grand final appearance. This season though
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 11 – Collingwood vs GWS

Jun 10th, 2015 | By

Collingwood and the GWS Giants have started the 2015 season in a sensational manner. At the beginning of the season no one in the media tipped either to play finals. Yet after ten rounds both are positioned well ahead of expectations with a respective 7-3 win/loss record. The two clubs have been impressive in 2015
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mattys123′s Match Preview Round 10 – Collingwood vs Melbourne

Jun 4th, 2015 | By

39 points down, staring at a third defeat in four weeks, that’s where the Collingwood Football Club found itself on Sunday afternoon at the MCG. It was one of those sliding door moments, does this young team really deserve the tag of future contenders or had it just won a few games due to an
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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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