Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
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 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 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 Billy Picken, father of the Western Bulldogs' Liam Picken, is one of the game's personalities.
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.