Magpies

Mitch Clark chooses Cats, and less spotlight

Jake Niall Melbourne forward Mitch Clark has told the Demons he wants a trade to Geelong rather than Collingwood.

James Frawley not worth pick three, says Brisbane Lions CEO Greg Swann over fears it could impact Dayne Beams trade

James Frawley.

Ronny Lerner Brisbane CEO Greg Swann fears James Frawley’s looming departure from Melbourne could unwittingly hamper the Lions’ ability to complete a trade for Collingwood star Dayne Beams.

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Kevin Sheehan expects Collingwood to give up first-round pick for father-son prospect Darcy Moore

Darcy Moore.

Ronny Lerner AFL talent manager Kevin Sheehan said it would be ‘more than a minor shock’ if Collingwood didn’t part ways with their first-round pick to capture promising father-son prospect...

Magpies make a pitch for Mitch Clark

Attracting interest: Mitch Clark.

Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Collingwood is among the clubs interested in Melbourne forward/ruckman Mitch Clark who is understood to favour a fresh start away from the Demons if he is to make his return to AFL football.

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Magpies cull coach Matthew Lappin as budget gets skinny

Matthew Lappin

Jake Niall Collingwood, facing a need to reduce football department spending due to the new tax, has cut forward line coach Matthew Lappin and a member of the club's sports science department.

Scott Pendlebury a lone ranger as Magpies build from the ground up

Jake Niall dinkus

Jake Niall A somewhat prominent Collingwood supporter who works in the media - and isn't Eddie McGuire - was asked this question on Saturday: If Scott Pendlebury was injured for a period next year, who would...

Injury-hit Magpies prove easy prey for Lions

Dayne Zorko celebrates a goal

Michael Gleeson Collingwood devastated by injuries barely before the game begins then get mauled by Lions at the MCG

Nathan Buckley hails injury-hit Collingwood Magpies for AFL win over GWS Giants

Andrew Wu Collingwood remain in the running for a finals berth after recording what coach Nathan Buckley described as one of their best wins of the season - but it has come at a considerable cost.

Magpies on notice over Tyson Goldsack

Jon Pierik Collingwood continues to face a fight to retain Tyson Goldsack, with Port Adelaide honing in on the talented forward.

Greater Western Sydney Giants let certain victory go to Collingwood Magpies

Neck and neck: Magpies midfielder Dane Swan challenges Giants defender Mark Whiley for the ball.

Andrew Wu It is not often said about Greater Western Sydney that they threw away a game they should have won but that was the case for the Giants on Saturday night.

Blues, Magpies could host Malthouse milestone match

Mick Malthouse: 709 games and counting.

Jon Pierik An already storied club rivalry could be set for another grand chapter with Collingwood firmly in the mix as Mick Malthouse's opponent when he breaks Jock McHale's record for most games as an VFL-AFL...

Magpies seek help from US on injuries

Eddie McGuire claims this year's fixture would cost the Magpies about $1 million in revenue.

Jon Pierik Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has revealed the Magpies have sought out soft-tissue experts from the National Hockey League and college basketball programs in the US in a bid to end what he says...

Blood profiling shows benefits of home training for Magpies

Collingwood fitness chief Bill Davoren.

Jon Pierik Collingwood fitness chief Bill Davoren has revealed blood profiling of his players during the heat of a Melbourne summer found training at home provided similar results to the more expensive option...

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui in doubt for Magpies' AFL clash

Nic Naitanui is in doubt for West Coast's game against Collingwood on Sunday.

West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui is in doubt for Sunday's AFL clash with Collingwood at Patersons Stadium in a match that could define the finals fate of both sides.

AFL

Jake Carlisle leaves his mark on submissive Magpies

Jake Carlisle marks ahead of Collingwood's Marley Williams.

Greg Baum It was a long afternoon for Collingwood. It is becoming a long season. But it may suddenly be shortened by a week or two of what once looked certain to be finals football.

Dane Swan set to return for Magpies

Michael Gleeson Collingwood is likely to welcome back Brownlow medallist Dane Swan as one of several changes to the team this week.

Tom Rockliff says Brisbane Lions keen to hurt Magpies' finals hopes

Tom Rockliff (left) says the Lions are hunting a major scalp to show the 105-point thrashing by the Crows was an aberration.

Combative Brisbane Lions star Tom Rockliff says the Lions are desperate to have a say in just who gets to reach this year's AFL finals.

AFL

Gary Ablett injures shoulder against Magpies

Gary Ablett leaves the field with an injury during the match against Collingwood on Saturday.

Gold Coast Gold Coast star Gary Ablett has left the field during the third quarter of Saturday's AFL match against Collingwood with a shoulder injury.

Collingwood father-son prospect Darcy Moore to play in Magpies' VFL side

Darcy Moore (left) will play for Collingwood's VFL team on Saturday.

Daniel Cherny His name has been bandied about as one of those potentially impacted by changes to the father-son bidding process, but Darcy Moore will definitely play at least one for Collingwood - albeit in the...

AFL

Magpies ring up the changes for Adelaide clash

Nathan Buckley is looking forward to the challenge of the final few weeks of the season.

Jake Niall and Peter Hanlon It was apt, and perhaps pointed, that Nathan Buckley didn't say anything headline-worthy on Wednesday.