Magpies

Collingwood youngster Matthew Scharenberg suffers another injury

Daniel Cherny Already developing an unwanted reputation as being injury prone, highly-rated Collingwood youngster Matthew Scharenberg has again been dealt a blow, sustaining a suspected knee injury during the...

AFL Express: Saturday 23 August

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Ronny Lerner All the action from today's five matches in AFL round 22.

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.

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

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.

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...

AFL

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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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.

AFL

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.

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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.

NEAFL

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.

AFL

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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Paul Seedsman proud of Magpies' defence

Paul Seedsman.

The no-frills Collingwood backline, missing the likes of former skipper Nick Maxwell and Ben Reid, hold Melbourne to an improbably low score.

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Tyson Goldsack, Steele Sidebottom back for Magpies

Tyson Goldsack during Collingwood training.

Tyson Goldsack and Steele Sidebottom will return on Sunday night when Collingwood aim to bounce back after consecutive AFL defeats.

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.

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Hawks extend AFL run over Magpies

Luke Breust played a crucial role in Hawthorn's victory.

Rohan Connolly Nothing can deflate a team that which has worked its heart out to stay in a contest more effectively than a burst of quick goals from its opponent.

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Magpies win a classic over Eagles at the MCG

Magpie Steele Sidebottom celebrates after kicking a goal.

Rohan Connolly Collingwood emerges eight-point winners over West Coast in a classic at the MCG.