Martin Blake has been a senior writer for The Age since 1986 and has covered numerous AFL seasons, three cricket World Cups and various Australian cricket tours overseas, two Olympic Games, three Commonwealth Games, and a plethora of other major sports events including the British Open Championship and the US Masters. He covers all sports with an emphasis on Australian football and golf.
Martin Blake Lenny Hayes has won his third Trevor Barker Award as St Kilda's best and fairest player.
Martin Blake, Sydney Sydney keeps on winning, relentlessly and impressively. You have to hand it to the top-of-the-table Swans.
Martin Blake St Kilda's Brendon Goddard says he is happy with the way contract talks are moving with the club, despite the fact he has not committed to the Saints beyond this season.
Martin Blake When Brendon Goddard was suspended recently, he had a heart-to-heart chat with his coach.
Martin Blake Brendon Goddard's 200th game turns out to be one of his best for the Saints.
Martin Blake Decision that appeared to cost St Kilda draw against Collingwood found to be wrong.
Martin Blake St Kilda will be without both ruck-forward Rhys Stanley and utility James Blake for up to six weeks.
Martin Blake Taylor Walker hits a brick wall in the form of the match review panel in his groundbreaking season.