Magpies

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...

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.

Training loads to increase, vows Collingwood fitness boss

More running ahead: Collingwood fitness boss Bill Davoren has vowed to increase the club's training load.

Jon Pierik Collingwood fitness chief Bill Davoren vows to increase players' training loads for a second straight season and says that despite perceptions, injury numbers fell this season.

Apparel manufacturer ISC tells Port Adelaide jumpers can be made by Sunday

Port Adelaide players wear the 'prison bar' guernsey against the Blues last year.

Daniel Cherny Port Adelaide has been assured by its apparel manufacturer ISC that it can produce a fresh batch of AFL-standard jumpers in just five days, clearing the path for the Power to wear its traditional...

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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.

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...

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.

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

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.

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.

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...

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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.

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Paul Seedsman agrees Magpies' clash with Crows the 'most important of year'

Paul Seedsman.

Jon Pierik Emerging Collingwood defender Paul Seedsman says the Magpies will attack Sunday's crunch clash against Adelaide as if it was a final.

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Magpies not in hunt for James Frawley

Top defender: James Frawley.

Jake Niall Collingwood, widely speculated to be among the leading contenders for Melbourne's James Frawley, is not in the hunt for the free agent defender.

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Sydney Uni outwork Belconnen Magpies for big NEAFL win

James Bennett was one of Belconnen's best in a badly beaten side.

David Polkinghorne Belconnen captain Lexi Bennett said his side rested on its laurels in Sunday's loss to Sydney Uni.

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Magpies, Power vie to revive finals campaign

'We need to be good to get the win' said coach Nathan Buckley.

Jesse Hogan The two teams whose premiership prospects have suffered most since the half-way mark of the season, Collingwood and Port Adelaide, have the opportunity to resuscitate their finals campaign at the...

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Magpies' best footy in 10 weeks: Buckley

A beaming Nathan Buckley embraces Brent Macaffer after the game on Sunday.

Daniel Cherny Collingwood is back in the top eight, but coach Nathan Buckley maintains the ladder is merely an afterthought for his team, choosing instead to focus on the way it played in its thrilling six-point...

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Finals spot on the line for Bombers, Magpies

Matthew Lloyd

Matthew Lloyd Essendon and Collingwood haven't clashed in a final in 24 years – the Magpies' drought-breaking 1990 premiership – but Sunday's clash has much at stake for both teams.

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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.