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Ben Collins
Writer @ AFL Media, author/editor of mainly sport&crime books, ex-hack local footballer/cricketer, father of 3 gems. Email: ben.collins@afl.com.au
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Ben Collins 32m
I've written many Anzac footy stories over the years, and this one just might be the most incredible one of them all. Saved by a football! Many thanks to &
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AFL Record 13h
Very happy to have the great back in the fold, even for just this week.
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Ben Collins 15h
Proud to write an Anzac feature about Port Adelaide legend Bob Quinn, who showed spine-tingling bravery in WW2... Great cover too...
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Ben Collins 15h
Pies news from Bucks on Tuesday – Aish in doubt for Anzac Day with concussion, Hoskin-Elliott & Will Kelly to play VFL, Wells didn't train but is fine & Sier has a foot tendon injury
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Ben Collins 18h
Sure did
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Ben Collins 18h
Looked fine
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Ben Collins 21h
Reckon Greenwood. Usually plays back these days and there’s always the option of sending him to Shiel or Merrett.
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Ben Collins 21h
No sign of Daniel Wells or Brayden Sier at Pies training. Will Kelly seems set for his first VFL game for the club, judging by the reception his teammates gave him in their huddle
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Ben Collins 21h
Looks like the Pies might have an enforced change for Anzac Day given defender James Aish has left the training track after the warm-up - possibly a sign that he’s not over the concussion he suffered against Brisbane
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Ben Collins Apr 19
The diet that powered Jack Viney's pre-season & what the science says
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Ben Collins Apr 15
Carlton leader had an instant influence on Rising Star nominee Sam Walsh
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Ben Collins Apr 10
It was the least I could do. You do wonderful work.
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Ben Collins Apr 10
Varcoe set to return for the Pies at the expense of Greenwood
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Ben Collins Apr 9
He was out there.
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Ben Collins Apr 9
I didn’t see the whole session but he was out there.
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Ben Collins Apr 9
Daniel Wells looks set to return in the Pies’ VFL team after getting through training, including match sim. As expected, Darcy Moore’s ankle is fine. We’ll find out more soon at Bucks’ press conference. Story to follow .
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AFL.com.au Apr 8
Connor Rozee got the Rising Star nod after a scintillating performance against the Lions.
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Ben Collins Apr 7
The Tigers could be without their big four (Cotchin, Riewoldt, Rance & Martin) for the first time in almost 10 years
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AFL.com.au Apr 5
Jack Crisp has revealed he played with a serious hip injury and a stress fracture in his back during last year's finals series.
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Ben Collins Apr 5
Pies star Jack Crisp played last year’s finals series with two serious injuries. Also spoke about joking with Dayne Beams about their trades
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