Despite finishing 12th last season, Collingwood’s finals credentials have been talked up over the summer. However, they will run into a brick wall on Saturday night when they take on Sydney at the SCG.
Pies fans were up in arms last month when the Swans changed the venue from Homebush to the more compact inner-city oval which will suit their congested style of play.
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The home side should win the midfield battle with the likes of Dan Hannebery, Luke Parker and Josh Kennedy.
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