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Victoria Park destined for more action

President Eddie McGuire told members at last night's AGM that plans are in place to play AFL Women's games at Victoria Park in 2018.

9:00am  Feb 28, 2017

Four new Life Members

The Collingwood Football Club has unveiled three members of its 2010 premiership team and a club Patron as its 2016 Life Members.

6:59pm  Feb 27, 2017

Life Member: Mick Malthouse

He coached the club in 286 games between 2000 and 2011. Now, in 2017, Mick Malthouse has become a Life Member of the Collingwood Football Club.

6:56pm  Feb 27, 2017

Jared Rivers

After a year as a development coach, Jared Rivers has been appointed Collingwood's VFL coach for season 2017.

The former Melbourne and Geelong defender joined the Holden Centre at the end of 2015, overseeing the progress of the club's young defenders in the state league.

Rivers retired from the AFL at the end of 2015 after three seasons with the Cats (44 games) and 10 years with the Demons (150 games).

He coupled his playing career with coaching roles at Xavier College and Geelong's VFL team while also completing the AFLPA's Next Coach Program.

Career Statistics

Playing Career: Melbourne 2003-2012 (150 games, 18 goals); Geelong 2013-2015 (44 games, 0 goals)

Honours: AFL Rising Star 2004; runner-up Melbourne best-and-fairest 2011

Coaching Career: Collingwood Defensive Development Coach 2016.

Coached By: Neale Daniher (2003-2007), Mark Riley (2007), Dean Bailey (2008-2011), Todd Viney (2011), Mark Neeld (2012), Chris Scott (2013-2015)

Coached With: Nathan Buckley (2016), Anthony Rocca (2016), Ben Hart (2016), Robert Harvey (2016), Tarkyn Lockyer (2016), Dale Tapping (2016), Scott Burns (2016), Steve Grace (2016).