Pintcast – Grand Final Week Special

Mates who have been part of our Patreon have enjoyed our mid-week Q&A podcast which features plenty of Fantasy chat, but also a bit of general stuff with some stories. We got back together this week to have a chinwag about the Grand Final, Brownlow … and plenty more. We also grabbed our mate...

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14 minutes ago, Dreamteam Talk, Fantasy

Almanac Footy: Finals Diary Chapter 7  –  Sing the song, buy the t-shirt, Go Lions!

Excitement is building with the AFL 2023 Grand Final only a day away. Late Saturday afternoon it will be either Brisbane or Collingwood fans celebrating a premiership win. Brisbane supporter Shane Reid continues his diary of footy finals thoughts and is hopeful of a Brisbane victory.

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32 minutes ago, The Footy Almanac, Brisbane Lions

Grand Final Teams AFL 2023 – Collingwood vs Brisbane

COLLINGWOOD v BRISBANE LIONS Saturday September 30, 2:30pm at the MCG MAGPIES B: N. Murphy, D. Moore, J. Howe HB: B. Maynard, B. Frampton, I. Quaynor C: S. Sidebottom, S. Pendlebury, O. Markov HF: B. Hill, B. Mihocek, J. Elliott F: B. McCreery, J. De Goey, J. Daicos FOL: M. Cox, N. Daicos, J. Crisp I/C:...

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1 hour ago, Big Footy, Brisbane Lions, Collingwood Magpies

From Belarus with love: Markov’s rollercoaster journey to the GF

Dmitri Markov is used to jumping towards the sky.

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1 hour ago, Herald Sun

Inside the Bali bootcamp that may have created a finals great

The 20km runs for Jordan De Goey kicked off at 6am each day from his Bali hide-out near Canggu.

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1 hour ago, Herald Sun

Cornes, Johnson and Healy break down the Grand Final midfield battle

Brad Johnson, Kane Cornes and Gerard Healy have broken down the battling midfield groups in Saturday’s Grand Final between Collingwood and Brisbane. Both teams have stars littered throughout their on-ball units and Johnson broke each side’s midfield into three categories – the first layer, second layer...

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1 hour ago, SEN

Australia news live: Disability report to be published; heat is on for grand final fans and players

After four years of hearings and $600m, the royal commission delivers today; weekend ‘heat bubble’ to send temperature up to 35C in SydneyGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastIt’s a public holiday in Victoria today, because nothing should interfere with the lead-up...

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1 hour ago, The Guardian

Victoria gearing up and ready to party for the AFL Grand Final weekend

Thousands of people expected to attend today's AFL Grand Final parade in Melbourne.

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1 hour ago, The Age

The ‘polarising’ Lion chasing a ‘special’ final accolade in milestone game to cap ‘wonderful’ career

He’s forged a reputation as one of the most polarising figures in the game, yet there are players like Dayne Zorko littered throughout the competition‘s history.

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1 hour ago, Fox Sports

100,000 fans to flock to AFL Grand Final Parade

Footy fans will stop traffic at the AFL Grand Final Parade returns to city streets today.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun

Hot music acts Collingwood want at the AFL GF

The pre-match entertainment wishlist of 2023 Collingwood grand final players veers wildly from global stadium slayers Bruce Springsteen and Dua Lipa to local heroes Tame Impala, Rufus Du Sol and Briggs.

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2 hours ago, Herald Sun, Collingwood Magpies

After years of blowouts and shockers, do we finally have an AFL Grand Final worth watching?

On behalf of every neutral observer, can the Magpies and Lions please put on a good show for this year’s Grand Final? We haven’t had a competitive season finale since 2018 but for a quarter here and there and really, only the fondness in which we remember the Bulldogs’ remarkable run can join the...

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2 hours ago, The Roar

No river to rain on parade as AFL fans flock to GF procession

It’s in with the old and out with the new for the AFL grand final parade, with thousands of fans returning to the Melbourne sporting precinct instead of the Yarra River. The motorcade procession is back on Friday morning after last year’s grand finalists were made to travel on boats as fans...

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2 hours ago, The New Daily

The unsung Magpie who can be the AFL Grand Final game changer

When we think of Collingwood’s Grand-Final-quality defence, we usually think of the majestic looking Darcy Moore, or the hard nut Brayden Maynard – but there is one player who regularly flies under the radar. 23-year-old Nathan Murphy has played every game bar one this year, and how good has...

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5 hours ago, The Roar, Collingwood Magpies

Loving Collingwood is about the heart and not the head – and my grandfather’s story helped forge my emotional connection | Paul Daley

My grandfather ‘played for Collingwood’ but my family is yet to fully untangle his tragic historyEvery supporter has a unique personal story about why they barrack for their team. It might involve a special moment. Just as often it’s about where we’ve come from – geographically and genealogically, emotionally...

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7 hours ago, The Guardian, Collingwood Magpies

Buddy turns down Grand Final farewell

AFL legend in waiting Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin will not be in Melbourne this weekend and will not take his place in the retiring players’ motorcade on Grand Final day.

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9 hours ago, Herald Sun

Collingwood names Patrick Lipinski as sub, with no changes for Brisbane

Jack Ginnivan has joined Collingwood teammate Billy Frampton in timing their selection runs perfectly and earning AFL grand final recalls. Ginnivan will replace Patrick Lipinski in the Magpies’ starting lineup on Saturday against Brisbane at the MCG. Lipinski will swap roles with Ginnivan and be...

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9 hours ago, The New Daily, Brisbane Lions, Collingwood Magpies

2023 - Round 28 : MoSHPlay

UPDATE 10:15PM THURSDAYMoSHPlay is currently at Pies by a goal

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9 hours ago, Matter of Stats

What will Ginnivan’s impact be in the starting side?

AFL: Gerard and Robbo discuss how Jack Ginnivan will impact the Pies attacking power being in the starting 22?

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10 hours ago, Herald Sun

Hawkins reflects on impact of early career success

AFL: Tom Hawkins says all the big games earlier in his career skewed his view of what football would always be like.

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10 hours ago, Herald Sun

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