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.

AFL

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

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

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.

Anguish of the shouldabeens

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