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 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 After an underwhelming start to the season, and faced with simmering supporter discontent, the AFL acknowledges that it has not adequately gazetted and explained its new variable price ticketing...
Greg Baum Anzac Day brought two of everything. Two processions, from the shrine in the morning, to the other shrine in the afternoon. Each was in its own way reverential.
Greg Baum It was too hot for kicking footballs but not nearly too hot for a show of staunch football faith.
Greg Baum As sensibilities change, so too are the crunching nature of our games.
Greg Baum Many moan that hands-free marking denies the game the spectacle of a show of strength. But should it not firstly be a test of skill?
Greg Baum It should have gone straight. If it had, it would have led to honour and glory and an inviolable place in St Kilda legend and the history of the game. But it didn't.
Greg Baum Richmond's theme song is the only one that literally gives its fans a speaking part.
Greg Baum The Magpies backman is leaving the game with no regrets.
Greg Baum The first VFL match at the MCG was played on May 15, 1897.