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Adam Cooper and Will Brodie Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says Pies want to encourage other clubs to address problem.
Adam Cooper Collingwood has announced Nick Maxwell as its captain for the 2013 season, with Scott Pendlebury his vice-captain and Dayne Beams elevated to the leadership group for the first time.
Adam Cooper Dane Swan's manager has accused Collingwood president Eddie McGuire of hypocrisy over interview protocols and says he's prepared to fight the fine the Magpies impose on their Brownlow medallist.
Adam Cooper Collingwood coach expresses disappointment over Dane Swan's interview.
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 An increased exposure in high-profile games has North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow convinced the Kangaroos must perform when everyone is watching to take advantage.
Matt Murnane and Adam Cooper Collingwood coach concedes many of his players have been guilty of trying to win premierships on talent alone in the past few years.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Battling Dogs one of five teams banished from the Friday night timeslot.
Adam Cooper Chris Judd is sure he and his Carlton teammates will know exactly where they stand under Mick Malthouse, but has warned against expecting all the Blues’ problems to be instantly solved.
Adam Cooper Carlton skipper warns against expecting all the Blues' problems to be instantly solved.
Adam Cooper Reigning premier Sydney has finally got its man, by recruiting ex-Adelaide forward Kurt Tippett in the AFL pre-season draft on Tuesday.
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 Nathan Buckley hopes he's close enough to his players that he could discuss drug use.
Adam Cooper Collingwood coach plays down fears Dale Thomas' contract negotiations could be a repeat of last year's Travis Cloke saga.
Adam Cooper Collingwood plans to use almost to its entire playing list through the NAB Cup.
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 Among Melbourne's younger players, Chris Dawes regularly finds himself asked for information.
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.