Collingwood Magpies

Forget Malthouse's last year, respect the career, says Buckley

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Michael Gleeson 1:50 AM   A day after Carlton sacks a coach and sits miserably at the bottom of the ladder. Where do you go?

Pendlebury leads Pies forward

Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury is chaired from the field after starring in his 200th AFL match.

Rohan Connolly 10:12 PM   Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury's 200th game was one of his finest. But this time it was as much about the goals he generated as the possessions he picked up.

Helping to make a change: Magpie Tony Armstrong

Collingwood footballer Tony Armstrong believes he can help make a change

Peter Hanlon 4:41 PM   A young Magpie is working at being a better footballer and on living in a better world.

Buckley praises versatile Pendlebury

"Robust": Nathan Buckley praised 200-gamer Scott Pendlebury.

Andrew Stafford   It was some 200th game: 35 possessions, three goals, four direct assists. And he wasn't even playing in the midfield for most of the match. But as Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley said after the match, Scott Pendlebury is going to do damage wherever he goes.

Suns easy pickings as Magpies find form

Travis Varcoe of the Magpies spoils Andrew Raines of the Suns during the round eight match on Saturday.

Andrew Stafford   In hindsight, the last encounter between the Suns and the Magpies cruelled both clubs' 2014 campaigns.

Positive B sample reported for Collingwood pair

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The B samples of Collingwood pair Josh Thomas and Lachie Keeffe have returned as positive, it has been reported.

Umpires could favour Cloke: Suns

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Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade reckons Travis Cloke will get special treatment from umpires in Saturday's AFL clash after complaints from Collingwood that the forward "gets nothing" from officials.

Consistency will be key to Collingwood's season: Pendlebury

Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury.

Larissa Nicholson   A lack of consistency stands in the way of Collingwood becoming one of the best teams in the league, according to Scott Pendlebury.

Ex-Pie labels son's draft case a disgrace

Former Magpie Craig Stewart said the manner in which the Magpies rejected his son James (centre) was a cautionary tale for the competition.

Caroline Wilson   Former Magpie Craig Stewart has labelled Collingwood's handling of his son James 'a disgrace' and called for clubs to improve their duty of care towards potential father-son selections.

WADA's request 'narky': McGuire

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has been labelled "narky" by Colllingwood president Eddie McGuire after the body requested its appeal against the ruling that cleared 34 Essendon past and present be held in Switzerland.

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Pies must prepare for the burst, says Buckley

Talking points: Nathan Buckley rallies the troops.

Jon Pierik   As Scott Pendlebury prepares for his 200th match, Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has urged his men to show greater nous when attempting to stop an opposition scoring burst.

Buckley says inconsistency costing Magpies

The Magpies face the struggling Suns on Saturday afternoon.

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says his team is paying the price for short lapses in otherwise promising performances.

More surgery for Macaffer

Brent Macaffer.

Claire Siracusa   Injured Magpie Brent Macaffer has had a setback in his recovery from a knee reconstruction, with the midfielder to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee.

Buckley says Cloke 'gets nothing' from umpires

Nathan Buckley speaks to key men Scott Pendlebury, Jarryd Blair, Dane Swan and Travis Cloke during the game.

Daniel Cherny   Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has slammed the treatment of star forward Travis Cloke following his side's five-point defeat to Richmond, suggesting that "he dead-set gets nothing from the umps".

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Tigers claw back to down Pies

Jack Riewoldt of the Tigers leaps for joy after kicking a goal in the final quarter.

Michael Gleeson   A quarter can turn a game and a season. The third quarter last week was as bad as Richmond could play, they lost the game and their season was listing.

Live: Richmond v Collingwood

Jordan De Goey celebrates an early goal for the Magpies.

Daniel Cherny   The Tigers haven't won in a month. Can they grab a crucial win against the Pies?

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Finals very important for Tigers: Martin

Dustin Martin during a Richmond training session.

Jon Pierik   As Richmond takes aim at kick-starting a slumping season against Collingwood, robust midfielder Dustin Martin has declared it's "very important" the Tigers make the finals this season.

Young Collingwood trio sign new deals

Nathan Buckley and Darcy Moore.

Emma Quayle   Collingwood has extended the contracts of three of the club's promising young players, with Darcy Moore, Jordan De Goey and Jackson Ramsay agreeing to new deals.

Buckley seeks answer to midfield slump

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08:  Nathan Buckley, coach of the Magpies looks on during the round six AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Geelong Cats at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 8, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says he's still searching for a formula to win the midfield battle ahead of their meeting with Richmond.