Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
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.
Martin Flanagan Jeremy Howe is the best Tasmanian player of his kind since the generation of Brent Crosswell, Johnny Greening and Royce Hart. The electrifying kind.
Martin Flanagan If tanking charges are proven, a grey issue will turn into one that's black and white.
Martin Flanagan Former Melbourne football manager Chris Connolly has been portrayed by some as a Machiavellian figure.
Martin Flanagan At the end of the day, coaches are like cooks, writes Martin Flanagan.
Martin Flanagan Demons fan Penny Mackieson says women stick during the hard times - it's a nurturing thing.
Martin Flanagan Liam Jurrah's season appears to be over after reports emerged today that he has left Victoria and is living with relatives in Adelaide.
Martin Flanagan Liam Jurrah's AFL season is over, but his manager and the Demons say his career is not.
Martin Flanagan Like that of Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira, the story of Liam Jurrah runs at two levels.
Martin Flanagan Melbourne has a new look and much rides on the new coach and his players.
Martin Flanagan Sport may be the only way young men like Liam Jurrah can avoid the death and despair.
Martin Flanagan When I went to Yuendumu in 1987 - two years before Liam Jurrah was born - it shocked me. I was both in my country and in another country.
Martin Flanagan The AFL needs to act now on indigenous relations, writes Martin Flanagan.
Martin Flanagan Michael Long adds his voice to those calling for the AFL to appoint an indigenous commissioner.
Martin Flanagan When the Tiwi Bombers play the Nightcliff Tigers in the NTFL grand final it will be great footy.
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.
Martin Flanagan He was known and adored by so many and - in the end - it was as if we all shared part of his epic fate.
Martin Flanagan Colin Garland is a Tasmanian and the island state remains at the heart of his passions.