Travis Cloke

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Physicality does the trick for Travis Cloke

Travis Cloke takes a strong mark as Scott Thompson of the Kangaroos tries to bring him down.

Jake Niall During the week, Collingwood's coaches sat down with Travis Cloke and reviewed about 20 one-on-one contests in which he had engaged, and mainly lost, during his indifferent first four matches.

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Travis Cloke still keeps defender awake at night

Brent Harvey plays Pied Piper at North’s family day.

Jon Pierik While Wayne Carey has called for Travis Cloke to be ''stronger upstairs'', the Collingwood forward's likely opponent on Saturday says he was unlikely to have a relaxing sleep heading into the...

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Collingwood's Scott Pendlebury tells fans: lay off Travis Cloke

Heaping praiseon his teammates: Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury.

Daniel Cherny Scott Pendlebury has a pointed message to Collingwood's fans: Lay off Travis Cloke.

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Jesse White will back up Travis Cloke in attack at Collingwood

Jesse White.

Jon Pierik Coach Nathan Buckley looking for greater goalkicking support for power forward.

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Travis Cloke welcomes change on marking contest rulings

Marking rules.

Matt Murnane Collingwood spearhead Travis Cloke is licking his lips at the prospect of being allowed greater freedom to use his strength in marking contests.

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Travis Cloke not considered elite by Champion Data

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 12:  Travis Cloke of the Magpies reacts after missing a goal during the round 16 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Adelaide Crows at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 12, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Jon Pierik Travis Cloke may be regarded as the premier power forward in the AFL, but a deeper analysis of his game has meant he is not classified as one of the league's elite players.

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Crows join hunt for Travis Cloke

Travis Cloke

Adelaide have joined the hunt for Collingwood's All-Australian key forward Travis Cloke, whose contract negotiations with the Magpies have been put on hold until the end of the AFL season.

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Travis Cloke re-signs with Magpies

Michael Gleeson Travis Cloke will not renew acquaintance with Michael Malthouse and nor will he dock in Fremantle. The Collingwood forward will remain a Magpie for five years.

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Travis Cloke booked for driving on disqualified licence

Travis Cloke

Matt Murnane Collingwood has confirmed that Travis Cloke was booked for driving while on a disqualified licence.

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Douglas bump sent straight to tribunal

Richard Douglas contacts Callan Ward.

Jesse Hogan Adelaide midfielder Richard Douglas must face the tribunal on Tuesday night after the match review panel chose to waive its role of setting the punishment for him for picking off an unsuspecting...

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 5 votes

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Round five votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

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Brent Harvey backs Roos for Good Friday

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Peter Hanlon North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey has endorsed the team he has played 367 games for as a big enough entity to warrant a crack at the hottest piece of "real estate" on the AFL landscape - the right...

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2014 AFL round five teams

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The selected teams for the Easter weekend of footy.

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AFL Express: Saturday 19 April

Lance Franklin

Ronny Lerner All the action from today's four AFL matches.

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Riewoldt on song, but Dons out of tune

On high: Saint Sean Dempster takes a big grab.

Len Johnson and Rohan Connolly Few would have predicted St Kilda to be 3-2 after five rounds.

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Collingwood brushes aside North Melbourne

Travis Cloke

Jason Phelan Collingwood has surged into the top eight with a dominant 35-point win against North Melbourne at the MCG on Saturday.

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Legal sport science: non-chemical ways forward for the AFL

Axon Sports cognitive therapy.

Will Brodie Here’s a few of the cutting edge, but safe measures available to the canny club. And a few infamous examples to avoid.

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Brad Scott says Roos can handle Brent Macaffer

 Brent Macaffer

Jon Pierik Collingwood tagger Brent Macaffer has arguably had more publicity this week than through his entire career, with his exploits - and tactics - in becoming a master tagger dominating headlines.

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Cloke v Thompson the crucial battle as North eyes top four

Scott Thompson kept star forward Lance Franklin of the Swans goalless in their round four clash at the SCG.

The AFL's form defender is set for a crucial battle with an out-of-sorts Travis Cloke, but that's hardly cause for confidence at North Melbourne.

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Slim pickings for traditional AFL spearheads

Buddy Franklin

Rohan Connolly With a continued emphasis on defence, there's a popular perception that AFL football has become a significantly lower-scoring scrap than it used to be.

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