Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

Frail links stretched thin in the Daisy chain

Greg Baum Collingwood's inaugural big league captain, Bill Strickland, was recruited from Carlton. That was in 1897.

AFL

Bombers humiliate old enemy

Essendon's Dyson Heppell wraps up Carlton's Dylan Buckley.

Greg Baum The most ominous aspect for the Blues was that it was not hard to see this coming.

AFL

Cereal thriller: breakfast with Mick and Bucks

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse and Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley.

Greg Baum Charity breakfast ahead of grudge match takes on the air of a weigh-in.

AFL

Blue-collar Carlton fails late in game

Hawthorn celebrate.

Greg Baum Irresistible early and late, Hawthorn prevailed over an honest but outmanned Carlton at Etihad stadium on Friday night.

Football

Carlton passes test and hands out a lesson

AFL Round 3 Carlton v Collingwood.Carlton's Chris Judd gets away from Collingwood's Scott Pendlebury at the MCG. 13th April 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Greg Baum This was football as VCE. The big test is at the end of the year, but there are interim tests too.

Melbourne drowning, not waving

Kicking on: Melbourne youngster Sam Blease kicked his first goal in the AFL yesterday, despite the best efforts of the likes of Carlton champion Chris Judd.

Greg Baum After a dour struggle, inevitably it was the Blues who prevailed.

AFL

Cats at a stretch but Blues laid low

Geelong celebrate their win over Carlton

Greg Baum Two damaged teams sought to use each other to regain their fluency and rhythm last night. At long length, Geelong succeeded.