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

When Dean Bailey deeply touched a family

Martin Flanagan Melbourne coach helped create an afternoon to remember for a fan and his family.

AFL

The heart of the Demons

Sharing the joy:  Nathan Jones high-fives the fans after Melbourne beat Carlton.

Martin Flanagan There's a lot more to Nathan Jones than you see on the football field. It's not a mask he wears out there; it's a blanket mental attitude.

A new turn on Jurrah's journey

Liam Jurrah

Martin Flanagan Like that of Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira, the story of Liam Jurrah runs at two levels.

Culture not simply a word

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Martin Flanagan There's a lot of things in the world to get upset about, to take brave stands for and against.

A club's sad score: Dee-minus

Martin Flanagan At the end of the day, coaches are like cooks, writes Martin Flanagan.

Out to revive Demon days

Martin Flanagan Melbourne has a new look and much rides on the new coach and his players.