Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan At the end of the day, coaches are like cooks, writes Martin Flanagan.
Martin Flanagan Shaunie, as Bruce calls him, has a manner that's both friendly and immediate.
Martin Flanagan On the road to Metricon, a legendary player bonds with a legendary supporter.
Martin Flanagan One of the many regrets of the past week is that the stature of Adam Goodes' performance has been forgotten.
Martin Flanagan Hoods are off and earphones out at this footy business camp.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
Martin Flanagan Thirst for knowledge and chance to positively influence young lives help to drive Brad Scott's coaching career.
Martin Flanagan Footy Town gets to the heart of our great game, bringing the characters and humour to life.
Martin Flanagan Approaching his 200th game, he is a decorated (in more ways than one) player who's had his share of controversies.
Martin Flanagan There's a lot of things in the world to get upset about, to take brave stands for and against.
Martin Flanagan Ross Lyon has created an 'abnormal' culture of hardness at the Dockers.
Martin Flanagan This week, the AFL had a meeting of the players billed as its 'multicultural ambassadors'.
Martin Flanagan I haven't reached John Kilby before he introduces himself and reaches for my hand, saying, ''John Kilby, Martin. The players call me 'Killer'.
Martin Flanagan Former Melbourne football manager Chris Connolly has been portrayed by some as a Machiavellian figure.
Martin Flanagan Richmond's Daniel Jackson says he has never known what he wanted to do with his life.
Martin Flanagan Arthur Wilkinson, doorman for Melbourne for 50 years, was one of nature's gentleman.
Martin Flanagan This is an account of footy in a war zone written by Kevin Nafte, an Israeli member of the AFL Peace Team, to his Israeli and Palestinian teammates
Martin Flanagan The ABC's decision to axe the Marngrook Footy Show is regrettable.
Martin Flanagan The US-ification of Aussie rules is being imposed apace.
Martin Flanagan If tanking charges are proven, a grey issue will turn into one that's black and white.