Chris Tarrant

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Seeds is home

Michael Gleeson Paul Seedsman refused to go out the night David Zaharakis pulled the rug from Collingwood's Anzac Day. He was due to go to a party with friends, but rang them to say he was staying home.

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Leaky defence the key to Magpies' woes

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Robert Walls It’s hard to know what to make of Nathan Buckley’s Magpies. It is the only team to have beaten the classy Cats this year, yet looked awful last week against Sydney.

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Need to pull on a boot? Pull the other one

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse.

Rohan Connolly Mick Malthouse's fractious relationship with the media is legendary, and the Carlton coach was in a particularly feisty mood last Friday night before the Blues' big game with Hawthorn.

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Leader of the pack content at Magpies as cohorts take flight

Collingwood's Dane Swan.

Michael Gleeson Working on the theory you kill a snake by cutting off its head, Dane Swan insists his coach Nathan Buckley had no problem with Collingwood's ''rat pack'' of players this year or else Swan would have...

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I'll miss rat pack: sad Swan

Dane Swan.

Michael Gleeson Midfielder insists Nathan Buckley had no problem with "rat pack" this year.

Round 17 AFL teams

The selected teams for round 17 of the 2012 AFL home-and-away season.

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The extra piece of the puzzle

Chris Tarrant

Will Brodie It is not always the best laid plans that deliver premierships. Sometimes, there is a forgotten player who re-emerges from the wilderness at the business end of proceedings.

The games within the game

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Garry Lyon Great one-on-one contests will decide the winner between the Magpies and the Hawks.

Hawks prove they're made of right stuff

Collingwood v Hawthorn

Rohan Connolly Before yesterday it still somehow felt like Hawthorn had some sort of question to answer.

Wiser and fitter Tarrant aiming for elusive flag

Chris Tarrant

Andrew Wu, Sydney Man once regarded by many as problem child for Collingwood has proven critics wrong.

Swan stars, Pies thump GWS by 120 points

Travis Cloke of the Magpies marks during the round 18 AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and Collingwood Magpies at Skoda Stadium.

David Sygall Collingwood powerhouse Travis Cloke puts in the perfect job application, potting six straight goals against Greater Western Sydney.

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Swan hopes GWS a turning point for Cloke

Collingwood midfielder Dane Swan admits an in-form Travis Cloke is crucial to his side's AFL premiership hopes.

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Returning pair give Pies a boost

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Pair's return boost for Pies

Andrew Krakouer (left) and Brent Macaffer

Chloe Saltau Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley believes the return of Andrew Krakouer and Brent Macaffer to the VFL this weekend, six months after they ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments, will provide the...

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Tough Magpie grounded for Swans contest

Tyson Goldsack.

Matt Murnane Collingwood will be without Tyson Goldsack as it tries to extend one of the league's longest winning streaks over ladder leader Sydney.

The injury list

The injury list after the completion of round 19 in the AFL season 2012.

Swan, Buckley men on different paths

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Jake Niall It is clear that Collingwood's past two Brownlow medallists diverge in their approaches to football.

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One star stays out, another's star rises

Chance: Lin Jong could win his first taste of AFL.

Matt Murnane The Western Bulldogs may give Lin Jong, their exciting rookie with Taiwanese and East Timorese heritage, his first taste of the big time.

Pies have the answers

Shane Mumford of the Swans competes with Darren Jolly of the Magpies during their round 20 match at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Emma Quayle, Sydney Collingwood never loses to Sydney. Or at least it hadn't, in a really long time.

Beams to stay with Pies

Collingwood's Dayne Beams

Jake Niall Collingwood midfielder has all but agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension.

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