they have been in 36 grand finals
2. 1920 and 1980
Gordon Coventry (Collingwood) 35 goals.
Yes. Collingwood has won 15 Grand Finals altogether - only Essendon and Carlton have won more, in fact. By the commencement of 2011, Collingwood had won the previous year's grand final play-off - in 2010 - marking their 15th such win.
Essendon, Carlton, Collingwood, Melbourne, ??
Collingwood have lost the most. Around 25 losing Grand Finals.
Collingwood - hence the nickname: "The Colliwobbles" ... It is a real pity for the club really.
In my view the best player over the full course of the two grand finals played in 2010 between St Kilda and Collingwood was Dale Thomas of Collingwood, with probably Brendan Goddard of St Kilda as a close second.
The answer is 5. (1915, 1938, 1970, 1979, 1981.)