Collingwood has a long and fierce rivalry with Carlton with many incidents such as the Bloodbath at the 1910 Grand Final. Match the following sports people/clubs with their most famous rivals: Muhammad Ali Sydney FC Manchester United War Admiral Melbourne Victory LA Lakers New South Wales Blues Joe Frazier Yale University Rafael Nadal Sea Biscuit Queensland Maroons New York Yankees Liverpool FC Wallabies All Blacks Roger Federer Boston Red Sox Boston Celtics Harvard University Answers: Muhammad Ali: Joe Frazier, Manchester United: Liverpool FC, Melbourne Victory: Sydney FC, New South Wales Blues: Queensland Maroons, Yale University: Harvard University, Sea Biscuit: War Admiral, New York Yankees: Boston Red Sox, Wallabies: All Blacks, Roger Federer: Rafael Nadal, Boston Celtics: LA Lakers, Who am I? Read the following clues about players from Collingwood’s Team of the Century. How early can you guess the player? Who am I? Four times I won Collingwood’s best player in the finals award. I won the Copeland Trophy in 1983. I kicked 46 goals in my career. After 212 games, I retired in 1986. I was known to commentate on the action from my position in the backline. Sometimes I shouted ‘Here comes Billy’ when flying for a mark. I am ______________________________ Who am I? After retiring in 1922, I served Collingwood’s committee from 1923-1934 and 1950-1954. Some say I was Collingwood’s first true star player. After serving as vice captain in 1910 and 1911, I was Collingwood’s captain in 1920 and 1921. I kicked 707 goals in my 230 games. I kicked the most goals of any player in the competition ten times in a season. I kicked 11 goals in a game against University. I am ______________________________ Who am I? Born in 1960, I played 313 games for Collingwood. I won the first of my two Copeland trophies in 1984. Many said I was too slow and couldn’t kick far enough. After my playing career finished I coached the club for four years. In the premiership year of 1990 I was captain, won the Copeland Trophy and Norm Smith Medal. I am ______________________________ On the back of the sheet, write your own ‘Who Am I?’ questions. Ask a friend to solve them. Using your knowledge, books and the internet, create a footy card for a Collingwood player. Player name ______________________________________________ Draw a picture of the player in action Position: _______________________ Date of Birth: ___________________ Games played: __________________ Goals: _________________________ Date of Birth: ___________________ Achievements: __________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ Collingwood’s traditional home ground is Victoria Park. Can you match the other AFL clubs with their traditional home grounds? Junction Oval Carlton Kardinia Park/Corio Oval Hawthorn Windy Hill North Melbourne Brunswick Street Oval Melbourne Princes Park Essendon Glenferrie Oval Richmond Western Oval St Kilda Arden Street Geelong Melbourne Cricket Ground Fitzroy Punt Road Footscray/Western Bulldogs Answers: Junction Oval: St Kilda, Kardinia Park/Corio Oval: Geelong, Windy Hill: Essendon, Brunswick Street Oval: Fitzroy, Princes Park: Carlton, Glenferrie Oval: Hawthorn, Western Oval: Footscray/Western Bulldogs, Arden Street: North Melbourne, MCG: Melbourne, Punt Road: Richmond. The clothes they wore were different, the jumpers were canvas cotton vests laced up the centre and their shorts were long and tapered in at the knee, worn with long socks. They often wore caps and hats. The vivid description written by Neridah McMullin describes the uniform worn by the Collingwood players in 1916. Complete the Venn Diagram comparing the 1916 uniform with the apparel worn by players today. 1916 Today Both What do you think AFL uniforms will look like in 2050? Write your predictions on the back of the page. While some words stand the test of time, others are popular for a time period and then their usage fades. Use the glossary at the back of Side by Side, or a dictionary, to find the meanings of each of these words that were popular in 1916: Humdinger ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Plum view ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Quagmire ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Bloodbath________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ All-in-blue ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Blimey________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Dicky knee ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Write several sentences, with one of the above words in each of them. In 1903 Collingwood played Fitzroy in Sydney to promote the game outside of Victoria. It was the first time players wore numbers on their backs. Write as many number facts about the famous Collingwood numbers as you can think of. Number 5 has been started for you. It’s a prime number 2+3=5 Double = 10 5 35 42 22 Fill in the missing words from the Collingwood Football Club theme song. The missing words are in the box below: forever play game side name barrackers shouting should cakewalk Collingwood Collingwood Football Club Song Good old Collingwood ______________ we know how to ____________the ______________. Side by ______________ we stick together to uphold The Magpies ______________. Hear the ______________ a ______________ as all barrackers ______________, Oh, the premiership's a ______________ For the good old ______________.