Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

AFL

Tommy Hafey a legend with a footy and toaster

Greg Baum Of the many tales told about Tom Hafey at a remembrance of his life on Monday, the most revealing was really no more than a diary note.

Football

A crooked finger gestures to Smith's legacy

Larger than life: The statue of Norm Smith unveiled at the MCG.

Greg Baum A new statue of the legendary Norm Smith is unveilled at the MCG.

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Coaching's kooky monsters

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Greg Baum 'We're weirdos, coaches,' said Clarkson, addressing a roomful of peers and proteges.

AFL

Leaders must act or risk whole fragile alliance falling apart

Greg Baum An amateur football club I know has the same theme song as St Kilda.

AFL

AFL's favourite sons may rise but they can also fall

Greg Baum This week might cause clubs to exercise greater discernment when playing favourites.

Anguish of the shouldabeens

Greg Baum There is no premiership so coveted as the one that can never be won.