Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan Approaching his 200th game, he is a decorated (in more ways than one) player who's had his share of controversies.
Martin Flanagan He's "old" Collingwood, the product of a proud clan … and is like one of the family.
Martin Flanagan Gary Ablett is so consistently good at what he does on the football field it assumes the appearance of ordinariness.
Martin Flanagan Three years ago, I sat on Bondi beach with the Sydney player known simply as LRT.
Martin Flanagan The Tigers have more supporters who go to the footy dressed up and in costume than any other club.
Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.