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Ultimate draft recap: Quotes and facts

The who, what and why of Collingwood's dealings at the draft table in 2015.

11:23pm  Nov 24, 2015

Welcome to Collingwood: Brayden Sier

Collingwood have selected Northern Knight Brayden Sier with pick 32 in the 2015 National Draft.

8:20pm  Nov 24, 2015

Welcome to Collingwood: Tom Phillips

Collingwood has selected Tom Phillips from the Oakleigh Chargers with pick 58 in the 2015 National Draft.

8:15pm  Nov 24, 2015

Collingwood's injury list explained

A short-term injury indicates that there is some chance a player will play in the VFL or AFL on the coming weekend, but it is more likely that they won't.

If a player has sustained a medium-term injury, it is considered that he will require more than a two weeks to return to the VFL or the AFL, but the club is unsure exactly how long it will be.

If a player has sustained a long-term injury, that means it will be more than six weeks until they play football at either VFL or AFL level.

"We normally talk about how many weeks players are going to miss, but we never know for sure," Director of Football Neil Balme explained.

"It’s always a bit of a guess. This stops us from saying two-to-three weeks, which then turns into 18 weeks, which can quite often happen."

Injury Update: Will Cloke return?

Watch Director of Football Neil Balme provide the latest on the injury status of several key Magpies, including Travis Cloke, Corey Gault, Nathan Freeman, Tim Broomhead, Brent Macaffer, Jackson Ramsay, Adam Oxley and Brenden Abbott.

August 10, 2015  5:41 PM

More Blackmores Injury Updates


Scharenberg to undergo reconstruction

Highly promising Collingwood defender Matthew Scharenberg is to undergo a knee reconstruction after injuring himself at training on Monday morning.

2:23pm Nov 23, 2015


Swan out, Cloke a chance

Travis Cloke remains some chance of taking his place in the Collingwood line up for its final game of the home and away season.

5:32pm Aug 31, 2015


Several Pies out for the season

Five Magpies have had lines drawn through their seasons as the home and away campaign nears an end.

9:42am Aug 25, 2015


Young Pies on verge of return

Collingwood hopes to regain the services of several of its younger players for its senior and VFL games against Richmond this Saturday.

4:55pm Aug 18, 2015


Will Cloke make his return this Friday?

Collingwood hopes to regain the services of Travis Cloke as it mounts a final charge to the September action against Sydney on Friday night.

5:51pm Aug 10, 2015


Guess who's coming back!

Director of Football Neil Balme has confirmed tagger Brent Macaffer will return from a knee reconstruction to play in Collingwood's VFL side on Saturday.

5:08pm Aug 10, 2015


"He's not completely out of the question"

Collingwood may regain the services of two of its key forwards when it meets Carlton at the MCG on Saturday.

3:52pm Aug 4, 2015


Injury-hit pair set for return

Collingwood is hopeful Brent Macaffer and Nathan Freeman will return from long-term injuries next week.

3:38pm Aug 4, 2015


Bucks unsure if Reid is ready

Ben Reid will be discussed by Collingwood's match committee for this Saturday's game against Melbourne at the MCG, but coach Nathan Buckley is still unsure whether the key forward is ready to play just yet.

12:27pm Jul 28, 2015


Pies won't rule out star forwards

Top forwards Travis Cloke and Jamie Elliott have not been ruled out of Saturday’s must-win clash with Melbourne, although Director of Football Neil Balme concedes the club is likely to err on the side of caution with the injured pair.

5:52pm Jul 27, 2015


Top draftee on the comeback trail

Director of Football Neil Balme said Freeman has had “a bit of a breakthrough” with his hamstring in recent times.

4:56pm Jul 27, 2015


"Good news" for Cloke

Travis Cloke is confident of making a quick recovery from his calf strain, revealing he has received “good news” following scans on the injury muscle.

2:57pm Jul 21, 2015


Cloke's calf "not terrible"

Collingwood will be without Travis Cloke for just the tenth time since 2007 when it takes on the Western Bulldogs this Sunday.

3:17pm Jul 20, 2015


Rookie ruled out for the season

Rookie Brenden Abbott’s season is over after scans have since revealed he will require a shoulder reconstruction.

3:02pm Jul 20, 2015


Injury update: Midfielder out for six

Collingwood will have to do without crafty midfielder Tim Broomhead in the run to September after scans revealed a crack in his shoulder.

5:39pm Jul 13, 2015


Grundy ruled out for Fremantle clash

Collingwood Director of Football Neil Balme has declared Brodie Grundy will not make the trip to Perth to play Fremantle, and may miss the following week's blockbuster against Hawthorn.

6:22pm Jun 22, 2015


Injury update: Will Blair return?

Collingwood hopes to have two of its injured players available for selection against Fremantle following this week’s bye.

6:43pm Jun 15, 2015


Grundy to wear brace for fortnight

Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy will be in a neck brace for another fortnight as he recovers from the injury he sustained last Friday.

5:34pm Jun 15, 2015


Update: Grundy withdrawn from team

Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy has been withdrawn from the side to take on Greater Western Sydney this Sunday after sustaining a neck injury.

11:10am Jun 13, 2015


Injury Update: Key Pies face tests

Collingwood hopes to regain Taylor Adams for Sunday’s clash with his former club Greater Western Sydney.

4:17pm Jun 9, 2015