Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan One of the game's oldest sayings is: 'Good kicking is good football.' Hawthorn kicked better.
Martin Flanagan A strong-minded kid has grown into one of the AFL's finest captains, a formidable competitor but a man still strongly bonded with his home town.
Martin Flanagan Tasmania, I always say, was colonised twice - once by the British and once by Victoria and Victorian attitudes.