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

Relatively curious about Dane Swan

Martin Flanagan He's "old" Collingwood, the product of a proud clan … and is like one of the family.

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.

AFL

Ablett worthy of medal treble

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Martin Flanagan Gary Ablett is so consistently good at what he does on the football field it assumes the appearance of ordinariness.

Swan nest's star hatchlings

Adam Goodes.

Martin Flanagan Three years ago, I sat on Bondi beach with the Sydney player known simply as LRT.

Sitting pretty for the run home

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Martin Flanagan The Tigers have more supporters who go to the footy dressed up and in costume than any other club.

Survival of the fittest

Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.