Greg Baum Hawthorn was blockaded in Sydney's half. The game plan called for it to hold its nerve and thread its way out, but it wasn't working.
Greg Baum So, charged to get to the bottom of the first great drugs-in-sport crisis in Australian history, ASADA's solution is a sweetheart deal? For the 17 Cronulla players, suspensions backdated so far that...
Greg Baum, Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane Carlton star Chris Judd has revealed he made up his mind “four or five months ago” that he would retire at the end of this season.
Greg Baum As hopefully few enough people in Melbourne have had to learn, the Federal Court building in Melbourne also houses the Family Court.
Greg Baum The AFL is neither applicant nor defendant in this Federal Court showdown, but it is present in nearly every conversation.
Greg Baum In a New York show in 2002, the suddenly late Robin Williams famously deconstructed golf. Here is a flavour; you will have to imagine the rat-a-tat delivery.
Greg Baum Geelong’s sighs of relief and Carlton’s boos echoed through the Etihad chamber at the final siren, but the feature of this game that might resound furthest into the future was the...
Greg Baum This was not the Dreamtime game. It was more important than that; it was the time to dream game.
Greg Baum Now that the new AFL dispensation is in place, and a certain amount of goodwill is flowing its way, and its ears are open to entreaties, there is one matter it should deal with straight away, and...
Greg Baum What is Ty Vickery's✓ right whack? This is now a question for the AFL tribunal when it sits on Tuesday.
Greg Baum All codes, all sports, tend to self-correct, which is why I would argue against the introduction of a send-off rule in response to Ty Vickery's felling of Dean Cox.
Greg Baum This match had the quality of two teams clinging to the wreckage, knowing that it would only bear one of them.
Greg Baum It was a long afternoon for Collingwood. It is becoming a long season. But it may suddenly be shortened by a week or two of what once looked certain to be finals football.
Greg Baum It is one thing to say that you love Lenny Hayes. Everyone in football says it. His St Kilda teammates made a special point of saying it on the front of T-shirts they wore to Tuesday's announcement...
Greg Baum A week ago, as the world knows, Germany scored seven goals against Brazil in the World Cup. In AFL football on the weekends each side of that match, there were nine instances of teams scoring seven...
Greg Baum As much as Hawthorn's freakish Cyril Rioli surprised Richmond's Ricky Petterd to kick one of the more original goals of recent times at the MCG on Sunday, so Rioli surprised himself.
Greg Baum There are ways to beat Hawthorn. Richmond used to know how.
Greg Baum Collingwood's inaugural big league captain, Bill Strickland, was recruited from Carlton. That was in 1897.
Greg Baum Dale Thomas' rebaptism as a Carlton player was sealed in the sweat and tears of a defeat.
Greg Baum In a manner of speaking, this verdict stunned even the AFL.