Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan David Koch's grandfather drove a tractor at a saltworks and the family lived in the Port Adelaide area.
Martin Flanagan Kevin Sheedy's final week as an AFL coach was a busy one.
Martin Flanagan Greater Western Sydney is building a burgeoning community fan base from the ground up.
Martin Flanagan Last Saturday, I arrived at Pritcher Park in Alphington to see the AFL Inclusion Cup (for people with intellectual disabilities) and beheld the solid figure of Ali Faraj.
Martin Flanagan The story of the MCG, and all that it means to us, flows on like a river.
Martin Flanagan Michael Long is a person who can speak from a depth that transcends race and goes straight to the issue of human decency.
Martin Flanagan Essendon stalwart invokes the passion that once helped his now-embattled club soar.
Martin Flanagan If tanking charges are proven, a grey issue will turn into one that's black and white.
Martin Flanagan I haven't reached John Kilby before he introduces himself and reaches for my hand, saying, ''John Kilby, Martin. The players call me 'Killer'.
Martin Flanagan Ross Lyon has created an 'abnormal' culture of hardness at the Dockers.
Martin Flanagan There's a lot of things in the world to get upset about, to take brave stands for and against.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
Martin Flanagan Kevin Sheedy has loved his time at GWS, and the view from outside the Melbourne bubble.
Martin Flanagan Football is bringing fresh hope to a town that had suffered in a world of pain.
Martin Flanagan There was no snow on the mountain but a cold wind was blasting in from the west.
Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.
Martin Flanagan A boy from the Tasmanian bush made quite a mark in the big smoke before ''retiring'' to Hobart.
Martin Flanagan Essendon is switched on and dangerous under the guidance of James Hird.
Martin Flanagan Mick Malthouse wants Melbourne to love the game again - not a bad idea.
Martin Flanagan Nathan Lovett-Murray knows where he comes from, and where he's going.