Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan Kevin Sheedy's final week as an AFL coach was a busy one.
Martin Flanagan Essendon stalwart invokes the passion that once helped his now-embattled club soar.
Martin Flanagan Kevin Sheedy has loved his time at GWS, and the view from outside the Melbourne bubble.
Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.
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 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 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 Nathan Lovett-Murray knows where he comes from, and where he's going.