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.

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.

Martin Flanagan

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.

Out to revive Demon days

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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