Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

Judd planned to retire five months ago

Chris Judd.

Greg Baum, Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane Carlton star Chris Judd has revealed he made up his mind “four or five months ago” that he would retire at the end of this season.

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Coaching's exquisite agony

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Greg Baum At some point today, Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon will realise the day can only end at one end of the emotional scale.

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Demons fail to reach their goals

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Greg Baum Melbourne played like men possessed, Carlton like a self-possessed team.

A doubting Thomas

Sidelined no more: Josh Thomas has put a string of injuries behind him.

Greg Baum And with good cause, but four-game Magpie has spread his wings.

AFL

Blue-collar Carlton fails late in game

Hawthorn celebrate.

Greg Baum Irresistible early and late, Hawthorn prevailed over an honest but outmanned Carlton at Etihad stadium on Friday night.

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Richmond hangs on to emerge from history's cold shadow

Luke McGuane

Greg Baum More than 80,000 descended onto a floodlit MCG, here was the heart of football.

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Shifty shades of Blue

Brett Ratten.

Greg Baum Ruthless Carlton is changing again and forever in a hurry.

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Dan for all seasons

Daniel Kerr

Greg Baum The Daniel Kerr highlights reel screened to the Eagles before his 200th game had the lot.

Celebrating football's broadest church

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Greg Baum GWS on course to be first club to finish season with more leaders than premiership points.

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Carlton passes test and hands out a lesson

AFL Round 3 Carlton v Collingwood.Carlton's Chris Judd gets away from Collingwood's Scott Pendlebury at the MCG. 13th April 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Greg Baum This was football as VCE. The big test is at the end of the year, but there are interim tests too.

Melbourne drowning, not waving

Kicking on: Melbourne youngster Sam Blease kicked his first goal in the AFL yesterday, despite the best efforts of the likes of Carlton champion Chris Judd.

Greg Baum After a dour struggle, inevitably it was the Blues who prevailed.

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Cats at a stretch but Blues laid low

Geelong celebrate their win over Carlton

Greg Baum Two damaged teams sought to use each other to regain their fluency and rhythm last night. At long length, Geelong succeeded.