|The Tuesday night sees
Anthony Rocca being suspended for two weeks. An appeal on the Wednesday night is
unsuccessful. This necessitates a reshuffle of the forward line.
On the Saturday the Magpies never look comfortable and are
comprehensively defeated by the Brisbane Lions by 50 points.
A Set of 23 Souvenir Covers for
the Collingwood Magpies defeat in the AFL Grand Final was released by
"Covers Please". All covers were postmarked The MCG 29th September 2002 (the
Monday after the victory). 15 of the covers have the player Personalised-stamp
while the other eight players did not appear on the Magpies P-stamp sheet and
are on covers with an ordinary stamp.
The team line up for the Grand Final was