Michael Gleeson Any external pessimism about Collingwood after the exits of Beams and Lumumba is misplaced, says Nathan Buckley.
Levi Greenwood admits the heat is on after his trade from North Melbourne to Collingwood.
Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson, Jon Pierik Dayne Beams thanked Collingwood for giving him the opportunity to live his "dream" but insisted the shift to the Brisbane Lions was for the best, after confirmation finally came that he was part of a mega-trade.
Ronny Lerner Jack Trengove’s proposed switch to Richmond in this trade period suffered a mortal blow on Tuesday after scans revealed the former Melbourne skipper re-aggravated the navicular injury in his left foot.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Magpie Dayne Beams will become a Brisbane Lions player by the end of the week with the complicated five-club deal the most likely to land the player in Queensland.
Jon Pierik Young Brisbane midfielder Jack Crisp could be a surprise component in a complicated five-club deal which would help Dayne Beams become a Lion.
Liam Mannix Brisbane has put picks 5 and 25 on the table for want-away Collingwood star Dayne Beams, but admits there are no guarantees the contracted Pie will actually quit the club.
Daniel Cherny Out-of-contract North Melbourne midfielder Levi Greenwood choosing Collingwood as his preferred destination was the highlight of a steady day two of AFL trade period.
Liam Mannix Darcy Moore has zero expectations for his first season with the Pies – except to play a little bit like Lance Franklin.
Daniel Cherny Geelong football manager Neil Balme has spent more than 45 years in the game, so he's seen his fair share of trade periods opening days.
Daniel Cherny Departing Collingwood dasher Heritier Lumumba has praised coach Nathan Buckley in a cryptic farewell speech at the Copeland Trophy count.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley concedes there are those within the Magpies who question his ways, but says he welcomes the feedback and asks "how can you succeed without conflict?".
Caroline Wilson The notion that Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has 'lost the players' is a fabrication, according to his captain Scott Pendlebury.