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KEY FACTS

Official name
Collingwood Football Club

Known as
Collingwood

Nickname
Magpies

Formed
1892

Colours
Black and white

Associated clubs
Collingwood Reserves; Collingwood WFC; Collingwood Districts; Collingwood WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1892–1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
1990, 2010 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1902-03, 1910, 1917, 1919, 1927-28-29-30, 1935-36, 1953, 1958 (13 total)

VFA Premierships
1896 (1 total)

Senior Premierships
V/AFL Night Series: 1979, 2011 (2 total); McClelland Trophy: 1959-60, 1964-5-6, 1970, 2010-11 (8 total)

Most Games
358 - Scott Pendlebury (2006-2022)

Most Goals
1299 - Gordon Coventry (1920-1937)

League Top Goalkickers
A.Smith (31) 1898; E.Rowell (33) 1902; E.Lockwood (35) 1903; C.Pannam (38) 1905; W.Lee (47) 1907, (54) 1908, (58) 1909, (58) 1910, (66) 1915, (48) 1916, (54) 1917, (56) 1919 & (64) 1921; G.Coventry (83) 1926, (97) 1927, (89) 1928, (124) 1929, (118) 1930 & (72) 1937; R.Todd (120) 1938 & (121) 1939; I.Brewer (73) 1958; P.McKenna (130) 1972 & (86) 1973; B.Taylor (100) 1986 (10 winners/25 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Syd Coventry 1927; Albert Collier 1929; Harry Collier 1930; Marcus Whelan 1939; Des Fothergill 1940; Len Thompson 1972; Peter Moore 1979; Nathan Buckley 2003; Dane Swan 2011 (9 total)

Headquarters
Holden Centre, Cnr Olympic Blvd & Bateman Ave, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Postal Address
PO Box 165, Abbotsford, VIC 3067

Phone: (03) 8412 0000 

Email
info@collingwoodfc.com.au

Website
collingwoodfc.com.au

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"Collingwood players were rugged individualists who integrated themselves into a machine knowing that it was greater than the sum of its individual parts. That machine played football with precision and purpose. Shepherding and chasing were as important as kicking goals. Each player had the specific task of beating his opponent and the general task of assisting his team mates..."

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1979 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Collingwood's 1979 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Collingwood 1.52.75.129.15 69 LOST Fitzroy 2.49.813.1621.23 149 -80 VIC Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Collingwood 3.49.1015.1319.18 132 WON Hawthorn 2.84.1211.1913.24 102 30 PRI Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Collingwood 5.57.711.1214.15 99 LOST North Melbourne 0.34.139.1418.19 127 -28 ARD Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Collingwood 7.713.1121.1631.21 207 WON St. Kilda 1.12.53.83.11 29 178 VIC Apr 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Collingwood 2.27.614.1020.17 137 WON Footscray 2.66.97.1512.17 89 48 VFL May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Collingwood 4.46.810.1414.15 99 LOST Essendon 4.29.816.1119.19 133 -34 VIC May 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Collingwood 3.16.69.1113.14 92 WON Geelong 2.43.95.126.15 51 41 VFL May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Collingwood 5.310.414.820.11 131 WON South Melbourne 3.04.25.76.8 44 87 LAK May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Collingwood 5.49.1016.1419.18 132 WON Richmond 2.54.127.1310.20 80 52 VIC Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Collingwood 6.113.314.716.11 107 LOST Carlton 5.38.411.1218.15 123 -16 PRI Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Collingwood 4.65.119.1413.18 96 WON Melbourne 3.35.98.1411.16 82 14 MCG Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Collingwood 3.35.89.1211.14 80 LOST Fitzroy 5.510.1112.1517.20 122 -42 VFL Jun 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Collingwood 6.015.617.1325.19 169 WON Hawthorn 1.12.34.138.16 64 105 VIC Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Collingwood 0.34.66.815.11 101 WON St. Kilda 3.54.86.146.16 52 49 MOO Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Collingwood 3.55.85.1310.16 76 LOST North Melbourne 5.310.817.920.13 133 -57 VIC Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Collingwood 7.312.519.1223.17 155 WON Footscray 1.21.73.83.15 33 122 VIC Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Collingwood 4.28.311.414.8 92 WON Essendon 2.24.57.119.17 71 21 WIN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Collingwood 3.15.47.69.9 63 LOST Geelong 5.29.713.1318.16 124 -61 KAR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Collingwood 2.14.68.1014.11 95 WON South Melbourne 6.28.311.813.9 87 8 VIC Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Collingwood 3.27.39.913.17 95 WON Richmond 2.75.118.1310.15 75 20 MCG Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Collingwood 5.311.617.818.12 120 WON Carlton 6.610.711.914.17 101 19 VIC Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Collingwood 3.211.716.1023.16 154 WON Melbourne 3.57.610.815.13 103 51 VIC Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF H Collingwood 4.87.178.239.28 82 LOST North Melbourne 3.26.516.718.13 121 -39 MCG Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF H Collingwood 3.55.712.1316.20 116 WON Fitzroy 3.45.136.1712.22 94 22 MCG Sep 15 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Collingwood 3.18.314.718.14 122 WON North Melbourne 2.75.1011.1113.17 95 27 VFL Sep 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A Collingwood 2.25.67.911.11 77 LOST Carlton 0.45.710.1211.16 82 -5 MCG Sep 29 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1979 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
21 Anderson, Graeme 13 164 12.6 42 3.2 206 15.8 20 1.5 0 0.0 1 1.0 20 19 29 2.2 17 191
17 Austen, Geoff 11 30 2.7 20 1.8 50 4.5 12 1.1 23 2.1     10 12 3 0.3 3 21
12 Banks, Denis 14 99 7.1 52 3.7 151 10.8 38 2.7 7 0.5 2 2.0 34 25 7 0.5 12 54
43 Barham, Ricky 6 65 10.8 16 2.7 81 13.5 20 3.3 0 0.0 3 3.0 12 7 3 0.5 1 19
11 Betts, Gerald 3 10 3.3 10 3.3 20 6.7 8 2.7 1 0.3     1 6 2 0.7 1 13
20 Brewer, Ross 12 92 7.7 67 5.6 159 13.3 46 3.8 3 0.3 3 3.0 14 35 18 1.5 9 117
26 Byrne, Ray 26 242 9.3 116 4.5 358 13.8 47 1.8 3 0.1 4 4.0 37 48 2 0.1 7 19
29 Carlson, Leigh 10 73 7.3 17 1.7 90 9.0 18 1.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 6 2 0.2 6 18
10 Cooper, Ian 1 2 2.0 8 8.0 10 10.0 5 5.0 0 0.0     1 4 0 0.0 0 0
35 Daicos, Peter 6 55 9.2 26 4.3 81 13.5 9 1.5 0 0.0     8 5 2 0.3 10 22
19 Davis, Craig 26 220 8.5 46 1.8 266 10.2 85 3.3 4 0.2 2 2.0 23 55 88 3.4 39 567
55 Dreher, Mark 4 33 8.3 4 1.0 37 9.3 6 1.5 0 0.0     8 7 0 0.0 0 0
8 Edwards, Allan 11 124 11.3 41 3.7 165 15.0 51 4.6 4 0.4 1 1.0 20 32 15 1.4 24 114
41 Hannebery, Mark 6 36 6.0 31 5.2 67 11.2 8 1.3 0 0.0     10 11 1 0.2 4 10
24 Ireland, Andrew 22 210 9.5 84 3.8 294 13.4 37 1.7 1 0.0 1 1.0 50 21 3 0.1 3 21
36 Kink, Rene 25 296 11.8 140 5.6 436 17.4 154 6.2 5 0.2 6 6.0 53 91 54 2.2 38 362
3 Magro, Stan 23 254 11.0 105 4.6 359 15.6 52 2.3 0 0.0 3 3.0 46 42 1 0.0 0 6
31 Manassa, Phil 10 75 7.5 23 2.3 98 9.8 18 1.8 1 0.1     15 13 4 0.4 6 30
6 McCormack, Peter 24 206 8.6 66 2.8 272 11.3 73 3.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 54 32 0 0.0 0 0
30 Moore, Peter 25 268 10.7 138 5.5 406 16.2 151 6.0 493 19.7 1 1.0 68 73 11 0.4 19 85
14 Morris, Kevin 15 223 14.9 66 4.4 289 19.3 26 1.7 3 0.2 6 6.0 36 29 12 0.8 17 89
23 Oborne, Rod 3 20 6.7 6 2.0 26 8.7 5 1.7 0 0.0     6 6 0 0.0 0 0
34 Ohlsen, Russell 22 336 15.3 117 5.3 453 20.6 46 2.1 14 0.6 1 1.0 56 72 10 0.5 24 84
25 Picken, Billy 26 356 13.7 121 4.7 477 18.3 156 6.0 2 0.1 1 1.0 103 45 4 0.2 1 25
5 Price, Barry 1 3 3.0 8 8.0 11 11.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Roach, Stephen 1 5 5.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 4 0 0.0 1 1
23 Shaw, Ray 24 396 16.5 159 6.6 555 23.1 75 3.1 1 0.0 2 2.0 69 60 27 1.1 37 199
4 Shaw, Derek 15 88 5.9 34 2.3 122 8.1 42 2.8 26 1.7 1 1.0 14 28 21 1.4 14 140
22 Shaw, Tony 15 227 15.1 113 7.5 340 22.7 41 2.7 2 0.1     41 31 8 0.5 7 55
9 Stewart, Craig 23 127 5.5 122 5.3 249 10.8 79 3.4 98 4.3     36 40 32 1.4 13 205
37 Twomey, David 3 13 4.3 7 2.3 20 6.7 6 2.0 0 0.0     1 2 2 0.7 1 13
2 Valli, Bill 17 231 13.6 91 5.4 322 18.9 25 1.5 0 0.0     38 58 17 1.0 29 131
53 Warren, Mick 2 6 3.0 3 1.5 9 4.5 0 0.0 0 0.0     4 1 0 0.0 0 0
5 Wearmouth, Ronnie 21 242 11.5 142 6.8 384 18.3 21 1.0 1 0.0 1 1.0 58 54 21 1.0 16 142
28 Wight, Terry 19 144 7.6 106 5.6 250 13.2 24 1.3 0 0.0     59 47 5 0.3 0 30
33 Woolnough, Mike 11 137 12.5 45 4.1 182 16.5 29 2.6 0 0.0     20 26 6 0.5 4 40
27 Worthington, Kevin 23 219 9.5 83 3.6 302 13.1 50 2.2 11 0.5 0 0.0 26 20 7 0.3 0 42
14 Young, David 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 1 1.0     2 1 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 520 5330 10.3 2279 4.4 7609 14.6 1484 2.9 704 1.4 44 0.1 1070 1068 417 0.8 363 2865
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.