Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan South Australia's answer to Ted Whitten deserves to be elevated to his true status: 'legend'.
Fremantle's unlikely lads deliver plenty of great theatre - and they are made for the biggest stage of all
Martin Flanagan I AM a Hayden Ballantyne fan. He won me over with his performance in the opening match of the 2012 season.
Martin Flanagan Players either buy into Ross Lyon's game plan or - they disappear!
Martin Flanagan The Colonel's attachment to the Hawthorn Football Club is an object of fascination to me.
Martin Flanagan By AFL standards, the A-League crowds aren't big, but then Fitzroy rarely had big crowds.
Martin Flanagan Gary Ablett is so consistently good at what he does on the football field it assumes the appearance of ordinariness.
Martin Flanagan Demons fan Penny Mackieson says women stick during the hard times - it's a nurturing thing.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
Martin Flanagan Billy Picken, father of the Western Bulldogs' Liam Picken, is one of the game's personalities.
Martin Flanagan Three years ago, I sat on Bondi beach with the Sydney player known simply as LRT.
Martin Flanagan The Tigers have more supporters who go to the footy dressed up and in costume than any other club.
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 I haven't reached John Kilby before he introduces himself and reaches for my hand, saying, ''John Kilby, Martin. The players call me 'Killer'.
Martin Flanagan When the Tiwi Bombers play the Nightcliff Tigers in the NTFL grand final it will be great footy.
Martin Flanagan The Dockers have pulled another eccentric player out of their forward pocket.