Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

AFL

Shaw needs to be exorcised of his defensive demons

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Greg Baum Collingwood has many decisions to make about its list and its game plan.

AFL

The Buddy snatchers open a can of worms

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Greg Baum The Blues wrote the book on manipulation; the Swans merely digitalised it.

Anguish and ecstasy in finals farewell

Bittersweet victory: Magpies Sharrod Wellingham, Jarryd Blair and Dayne Beams shed a tear for John McCarthy.

Greg Baum Semi-final victory hurt so good for Collingwood at the MCG last night. In yet another epic of football as tug-of-war, the Magpies dug in their heels to beat West Coast by 13 points.

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AFL

Wounded Magpies call on plan B, and C and ...

Tagger: North's Jack Ziebell tries to cling to Collingwood's Dane Swan.

Greg Baum This was a tale of the best laid plans of mice and football clubs.

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AFL

Pies resist any hint of Demon deliverance

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Greg Baum Imitation was proved to be the sincerest form of flattery at the MCG yesterday, but not yet for Melbourne the path to deliverance.

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Role models, or role players?

Illustration: Jim Pavlidis.

Greg Baum This week, for the second time in his short AFL career, Gold Coast's Joel Wilkinson was subject to racial vilification, this time from a Collingwood supporter.

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Magpie miracle

Collingwood's Travis Cloke.

Greg Baum The contract for the grand final we had to have is almost complete, but only after an epic escape by Collingwood.

Magpie thrives in whole new ball game

Greg Baum In many ways, Scott Pendlebury looks what he is, a basketballer playing football.