Tim Lane

Tim Lane

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Geelong's wild ride - brilliant

Tim Lane Football fans of all affiliations have enjoyed cheering on the never-say-die Cats.

AFL

Blunt men who were never dull

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Tim Lane Kevin Sheedy and Robert Walls carved out unique places in the game.

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Courage not consultation

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Tim Lane The game of Australian Football is – like all other games – defined by its rules.

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Winning now not so foreign

Tim Lane Once again a Swans premiership has been made possible by their inspired trading.

Buddy flaws hurt Hawks

Tim Lane Lance Franklin can light up the modern game, but his inaccuracy holds back Hawthorn.

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AFL follows bouncing ball

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Tim Lane The league's continuous tinkering with the game's rules is like a dog chasing its tail.

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New man must knock heads

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Tim Lane With plenty of issues facing the game, having no football operations manager is yet another one.

Rules are on a slippery slide

Tim Lane Speculation on the slide rule is a dangerous game of making changes to the rules on the run.

On football's struggle street, burning hunger still gnaws

Tim Lane The big talking point has been the unusually open race for the flag.

Fate stepped in to distinguish between two prodigious talents

Tim Lane Two of the Apple Isle's finest had contrasting fortunes in the big time.

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Cup on offer, it's still footy

Tim Lane The new incarnation of the NAB Cup may still give some indication of what's to come.

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Game's danger is hitting home

Tim Lane Harder and faster bodies have made football far more dangerous than many realise.