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Adam Cooper Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has played down suggestions Dale Thomas’s contract talks could be a distraction in 2013 given the midfielder is yet to recover from ankle surgery.
Adam Cooper Collingwood coach plays down fears Dale Thomas' contract negotiations could be a repeat of last year's Travis Cloke saga.
Adam Cooper Dayne Beams sensed a greater opposition interest in him over the second half of last year and might have tried to keep his head down, as much as a Collingwood best and fairest winner can.
Adam Cooper Key forwards Jonathan Brown and Nick Riewoldt will play their first games of the pre-season on Saturday.
Adam Cooper Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says he would like to fine Dane Swan $25,000, even though he has no problem with what his star midfielder said in a televised interview.
Adam Cooper Brisbane captain Jonathan Brown says he enters his first game of the pre-season as refreshed as he could ever be and rejuvenated by the Lions' encouraging showings last year and over the summer.
Adam Cooper Jonathan Brown says he enters his first game of the pre-season as refreshed as he could be.
Adam Cooper Collingwood star content to delay contract talks until he regains his fitness and form.
Adam Cooper Off-field dealings of Dane Swan and Dale Thomas not distracting Magpies' premiership bid.
Adam Cooper and Sam Lienert Collingwood forward Travis Cloke admits his preference is to stay with the Magpies but says he doesn't feel any pressure to temper contract demands to suit the club.
Adam Cooper Welcome to our coverage of the round one clash between Hawthorn and Collingwood from the MCG.