Greg Baum Collingwood's Travis Cloke takes the lead for the Coleman Medal as his side demolishes West Coast.
Greg Baum This was one quarter of match, three quarters of match practice. The first quarter was Melbourne's nod to the occasion, the biggest day of its football year.
Greg Baum Dayne Beams voluntarily withdrew from last year's grand final because of an injury.
Greg Baum This was a tale of the best laid plans of mice and football clubs.
Greg Baum The contract for the grand final we had to have is almost complete, but only after an epic escape by Collingwood.
Greg Baum This was football as VCE. The big test is at the end of the year, but there are interim tests too.