1990 Collingwood played 26 games
2010 Collingwood played 26 games
2023 Collingwood played 26 games
Difference between 1990 and 2010 was that 2023 has Gather Round which increased the season to 23 rounds instead of a drawn final and a subsequent replay.
Collingwood vs Richmond 2019 and Collingwood vs Geelong 2022 would've been better contests than what we got these two years with both NSW teams well beaten. And Richmond vs Geelong in 2017 would've been another good matchup the first in September.
We'd be too strong for Carlton but the...
Collingwood 2023 AFL Premiership and Penrith 2023 NRL Premiership
Both were won by teams in black and white
Both winning teams came from behind and were the “home” teams
Both losing teams were called Brisbane
Both were great games and went down to the wire
Both were played in significantly...
Up in my top 10 as one of the great grand finals of all time. After a few years of blowouts and one-sided grand finals which are common, it was refreshing to have a close game on Saturday between two great clubs with the margin not exceeding more than 13 points (Brisbane's lead in the 2Q)
We are not cursed. We have buried the Colliwobbles once and for all as well as the pain of September Grand Final losses from 1960 to 2018. During that period we were close in 1966, 1970, 1979, 2002 and 2018 sandwiched with two flags in October 1990 and 2010 following drawn finals.
September 25, 2006 Adam Goodes won a legacy 2nd Brownlow Medal, September 30, 2006 His team Sydney lost the Grand Final by less than a kick
September 25, 2023 Lachie Neale won a legacy 2nd Brownlow Medal, September 30, 2006 His Team Brisbane lost the Grand Final by less than a kick