Special Sub-Topic: Good Old Collingwood Forever
|Dick Lee was the first to win the VFL Goal Kicking Award on eight occassions. What were the most goals he kicked in any one season?|
66. In 17 seasons, 230 games and 707 goals, his highest seasonal total was 66 in 1915. His eight awards were received in the following years: 1907, 1908, 1909:, 1910 (joint with Percy Martini, Geelong), 1914, 1916, 1917 and 1919.
|I won the club's goal kicking award in my one and only VFL season. In my third game against Footscray I kicked eight goals. Who am I?|
Kevin Pay. Kevin Pay only played the one season, in 1961, and with 31 goals won the club goal kicking award. Jack Pimm played 58 games and won the award in 1949 with 34 goals. David Norman won the award in 1965 with 32 goals and he played a total of 91 games. Keith Bromage was at the time the youngest player to play VFL football - he was 15 yrs and 287 days. He played a total of 28 games and won the award in 1954 with 22 goals.
|"Good Old Collingwood Forever" is the club theme song. It is sung to the tune of which song?|
Goodbye Dolly Gray. "Goodbye Dolly Gray" was a popular Boer War and WWI song.
|The club's Team of the Century features some goal kicking wizards. By excluding G. Coventry (1299 career goals) and Dick Lee (707 career goals), who kicked the most career goals behind these two famous goal kicking machines?|
Peter Daicos. Peter Daicos kicked 549 goals from 250 games. Wayne Richardson 323 from 277 games. Des Fothergill 337 from 111 games and Murray Weideman 262 from 180 games.
|Collingwood has traditionally been known as The Magpies. Another AFL team were also called The Magpies, but were forced to change their team's nickname by the footballing authorities. Who were they?|
Port Adelaide Power. Port Adelaide had been known as the Magpies since 1902, however, when they entered the AFL in 1997, they were asked to change their nickname, thus becoming "The Power". Brunswick in the VFA, also wore the same guernsey as Collingwood and were known as The Magpies, but they never played in the VFL or AFL (they left the VFA in 1990).
|Traditionally the club has worn a white guernsey with black stripes. In what year did the club switch to a mostly black guernsey with white stripes?|
2001. From 2011 onwards, and only against North Melbourne Kangaroos, the guernsey is black with two vertical white stripes instead of the traditional three white stripes (the Kangaroos guernsey is white with three blue vertical stripes).
|Collingwood youngster Keith Bromage became the youngest player to make his debut in the VFL in 1953, at 15 years 287 days. Before his first game the youngest player to make his debut in the VFL was also from Collingwood. Whose record did Bromage break?|
Albert Collier. Albert Collier was 15 years and 297 days when he made his debut in 1925. However, Bromage played 28 games for the club whereas Collier played 205 games and also won the Brownlow Medal in 1929. Murray Weideman was 17 years and 173 days when he made his debut in 1953.
Ricky Watt did not make his debut until 1963, when he was 16 years and 219 days, and Tony Shaw did not make his debut until 1978 when he was 18 years and 20 days.
|Collingwood Magpies was founded in 1892. How many sets of brothers captained Collingwood during the next 100 years?|
2. Ray Shaw (1979-1980) and Tony Shaw (1987-1993) and Wayne Richardson (1971-1975) and Max Richardson (1977).
Charlie Pannam (played 1897-1906) and his son Alby Pannam (played 1933-1945) both captained Collingwood and both played in dual premierships and both were leading goal-kickers.
|I played 144 games for the club, playing in a Premiership winning team, never won a Copeland Trophy but my last game for the club was the 1966 Grand final. Who am I?|
John Henderson. Both Henderson and Gabelich played in the 1958 Premiership team and both played their last games for the club in the 1966 Grand Final. However, Gabelich did win the Copeland Trophy in 1960. Kevin Rose played in the 1958 and 1966 teams but continued playing until 1967. Errol played in both of the losing Grand final teams of 1960 and 1966 and continued playing in 1967.
|The club's Team of the Century was announced in 1997 to mark the 100 years of the VFL. Of the players named in this team which one of them had played the least number of games for Collingwood?|
Des Fothergill. Des Fothergill played just 111 games for Collingwood from 1937-1947, Darren Millane (147 games 1984-1991), Bob Rose (152 games 1946-1955) and Harold Rumney (171 from 1927-1937).
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