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.

The passing of a grassroots champion

Ruth Brain: An authentic hero of football.

Martin Flanagan The Mininera and District Football League held its medal count on Monday night in the Lake Bolac Town Hall.

AFL

Pearce Hanley the Pirate of Roscommon - or Mayo

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Martin Flanagan As Pearce Hanley points out, he didn’t choose the AFL – the AFL, through the Brisbane Lions, chose him.

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.

AFL

When Dean Bailey deeply touched a family

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

Trying times with a team that wasn't very good

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Martin Flanagan If tanking charges are proven, a grey issue will turn into one that's black and white.

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A balanced approach to life and a game out of balance

Martin Flanagan Richmond's Daniel Jackson says he has never known what he wanted to do with his life.

A good man to fill a silence

Martin Flanagan Former Melbourne football manager Chris Connolly has been portrayed by some as a Machiavellian figure.

A club's sad score: Dee-minus

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

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.

Out to revive Demon days

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

Obituary

More than a great sportsman

Jim Stynes with the Demons cheer squad.

Martin Flanagan JIM STYNES, 1966-2012The young Irishman crossed the oceans to make an indelible mark in his adopted land through sport and community work.

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