Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan The AFL treats Tasmania pretty much as the British Colonial Office treated the colony of New South Wales during the 19th century.
Martin Flanagan By AFL standards, the A-League crowds aren't big, but then Fitzroy rarely had big crowds.
Martin Flanagan Australia's 50 best women footballers will play a curtain-raiser at the MCG on Saturday.
Martin Flanagan As James Hird knows, life's a lot simpler when you're a kid.
Martin Flanagan The Colonel's attachment to the Hawthorn Football Club is an object of fascination to me.
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 Billy Picken, father of the Western Bulldogs' Liam Picken, is one of the game's personalities.
Martin Flanagan In the minute before the ball was bounced on Saturday, I realised our game had changed significantly.
Martin Flanagan John Kennedy's actions on and off the field were backed by words of wisdom.