Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan So who do you believe? Gary Ayres or people who don't even put their names to their opinions? What Peta Searle deserves from here is a fair go.
Martin Flanagan Tyson Goldsack has a friendly face and an unusually attentive manner. People at Collingwood say Goldy is always the same – friendly, polite, attentive.
Martin Flanagan There's high drama off the field in the AFL, but the Giants are threatening a revolution
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 Liam Jurrah's AFL season is over, but his manager and the Demons say his career is not.
Martin Flanagan A strong-minded kid has grown into one of the AFL's finest captains, a formidable competitor but a man still strongly bonded with his home town.
Martin Flanagan Richmond's Daniel Jackson says he has never known what he wanted to do with his life.
Martin Flanagan Thirst for knowledge and chance to positively influence young lives help to drive Brad Scott's coaching career.
Martin Flanagan Australia's 50 best women footballers will play a curtain-raiser at the MCG on Saturday.
Martin Flanagan The AFL needs to act now on indigenous relations, writes Martin Flanagan.
Martin Flanagan Michael Long adds his voice to those calling for the AFL to appoint an indigenous commissioner.
Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.