Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

AFL

Rising Pie finds feet down back

Greg Baum Lachie Keeffe will play a cornerstone role against Hawthorn in a game that will expose how much of Collingwood's late-season recovery is real.

AFL

First the drugs, and now Dons take their medicine

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Greg Baum Essendon was desperate not to be cast as a cheat, but that is how it will be remembered.

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AFL

Familiar refrain calls family to rally 'round

Greg Baum Richmond's theme song is the only one that literally gives its fans a speaking part.

AFL

In the script at Hawthorn, (P) is for premiership

Hawthorn open training

Greg Baum Waverley Park was (P) again on Thursday, and for Hawthorn that bodes well.

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A doubting Thomas

Sidelined no more: Josh Thomas has put a string of injuries behind him.

Greg Baum And with good cause, but four-game Magpie has spread his wings.

The harder they fall

Essendon.

Greg Baum Conservative, solid, even patrician: from the beginning, these words were associated with the Essendon Football Club.

The unruly making of rules

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Greg Baum A new four-volume tome on the history of Australian rules is set to be released.

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A fabulous recognition of a Collingwood life

Greg Baum Carman had an impact akin to Carey and Franklin rolled into one, writes Greg Baum.

A tally that has you saying 'G

MCG

Greg Baum The first VFL match at the MCG was played on May 15, 1897.

Anguish of the shouldabeens

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Greg Baum There is no premiership so coveted as the one that can never be won.

Vale the Geelong Flyer, 'fair dinkum unbelievable'

Bob Davis

Greg Baum To put Geelong in the mood for the 1963 VFL grand final, coach Bob Davis brought in piano accordionist and television clown Happy Hammond.

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