Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan Brett Kirk looks leaner and browner than when I saw him last, but the smile is as clear as ever.
Martin Flanagan Popular sports like NRL and AFL are actively becoming less violent, in part because they have a changing audience, in part because they are being pursued by ever more vengeful litigants.
Fremantle's unlikely lads deliver plenty of great theatre - and they are made for the biggest stage of all
Martin Flanagan I AM a Hayden Ballantyne fan. He won me over with his performance in the opening match of the 2012 season.
Martin Flanagan Players either buy into Ross Lyon's game plan or - they disappear!
Martin Flanagan One of the game's oldest sayings is: 'Good kicking is good football.' Hawthorn kicked better.
Martin Flanagan Ross Lyon has created an 'abnormal' culture of hardness at the Dockers.
Martin Flanagan Australia's 50 best women footballers will play a curtain-raiser at the MCG on Saturday.
Martin Flanagan The Dockers have pulled another eccentric player out of their forward pocket.