Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper joined The Age in 2011 after a decade with AAP, the country's news service. Email or tweet Adam with your news tips.

Football

Fallen Blue vows to earn back respect

Adam Cooper Mitch Robinson is aiming to turn his fight at the Big Day Out into a bigger week out.

Blues boosted by return of Laidler and Rowe

Sam Rowe.

Adam Cooper Return of Jeremy Laidler and Sam Rowe in Carlton's first intra-club match of the year has the Blues optimistic they can put their injury curse behind them in 2013.

Blues defenders itching for action

Carlton's Lachie Henderson.

Adam Cooper A competitive match can't come quickly enough for Carlton's defenders.

Message loud and clear for Malthouse's Blues

Ball magnet: Carlton's Eddie Betts gets the jump on Docker Nathan Fyfe on Saturday night.

Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse admitted during the week he was impatient for Carlton to click to his way.

AFL

Lions, Blues at full strength

Brisbane's Jonathan Brown and Carlton's Marc Murphy hold the NAB cup.14th March 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Adam Cooper Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has forecast more than one role for Chris Judd in his return for Friday night's NAB Cup final against Brisbane in a bid to continue developing greater flexibility in his...

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Carlton lacking in attack

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Adam Cooper Twice-sacked Carlton coach Alex Jesaulenko has no fears for current boss Brett Ratten.