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Review: Collingwood vs. Geelong (R8, 2018)

The last two weeks have seen us triumph against Brisbane in a free-scoring affair at the Gabba, only to come unstuck against Geelong on Sunday in a low scoring tussle that, quite honestly, wouldn’t have entertained too many neutral onlookers. As a Collingwood supporter, it was particularly difficult to watch and this wasn’t simply because of our error-riddled performance, but also because of how reminiscent our form was of previous years.

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Review: Collingwood vs. Essendon (R5, 2018)

We got to bask in our victory against Adelaide for longer than usual, with those of the faithful who flocked to Victoria Park to watch our VFL squad conquer Essendon on Saturday being afforded the chance to augment the joy, but I doubt I was alone in fearing that the satisfaction of the Adelaide victory might be short lived if the team came unstuck on Anzac Day.

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Review: Collingwood vs. Adelaide (R4, 2018)

By about 11:00pm on Friday night, I don’t think I was alone in wondering if this is what relapsing was like for a recovering addict: vaguely remembered elation, the potency of which was magnified by a prolonged period of deprivation; a form of euphoria which could damn near put you over the edge when that sweet hit of pure football was also so unexpected.

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