Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.

AFL

The making of Brendan McCartney

Martin Flanagan If the emerging Western Bulldogs follow their coach's teachings, they will be built on solid foundations.

AFL

Neil Kerley, the man and the legend

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Martin Flanagan South Australia's answer to Ted Whitten deserves to be elevated to his true status: 'legend'.

AFL

Hawks kicked better, Freo should kick itself

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Martin Flanagan One of the game's oldest sayings is: 'Good kicking is good football.' Hawthorn kicked better.

Who is Dane Swan?

Collingwood's Dane Swan

Martin Flanagan Approaching his 200th game, he is a decorated (in more ways than one) player who's had his share of controversies.

A new turn on Jurrah's journey

Liam Jurrah

Martin Flanagan Like that of Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira, the story of Liam Jurrah runs at two levels.

A man's man and coach's coach

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Martin Flanagan John Kennedy's actions on and off the field were backed by words of wisdom.

Legend of Jonathan Brown

Martin Flanagan Not all great players are great personalities. The Brisbane Lions captain is both.