Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

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Steve Johnson, the midfielder who pushes boundaries

Greg Baum Steve Johnson is matter-of-fact when he explains the evolution of his bag of football kicks.

Cats use a life, Blues get one

Any which way: Geelong's Joel Selwood leads the Blues on a merry dance.

Greg Baum Geelong’s sighs of relief and Carlton’s boos echoed through the Etihad chamber at the final siren, but the feature of this game that might resound furthest into the future was the...

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Viney bump was out of time

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Greg Baum Jack Viney's two-match suspension was remitted at least partly because he was considered to have had too little time to do other than crash into Tom Lynch.

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Hawks finally kill off the Kennett curse and live to play another day

Victory dance: Shaun Burgoyne (left) and Josh Gibson celebrate the Hawks' fighting win over Geelong and a grand final berth.

Greg Baum Hawks rise out of the ground like a ghost of their own devising to break the spell.

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Just like last week for Port, but it's only half as good

Joel Selwood and Paul Chapman celebrate a goal.

Greg Baum The great Port Adelaide adventure of 2013 lasted precisely 23½ games.

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Cats whet their appetite

Harry Taylor of the Cats takes a mark as Adam Goodes of the Swans leaps up to contest.

Greg Baum Sydney did what Sydney does at Geelong — it threw the kitchen sink at the Cats.

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Logic and key stats no match for Geelong's key Chap

Cats celebrate

Greg Baum Three certainties characterise the Geelong-Hawthorn rivalry, the grandest of the age.

I always saw myself as a little bit like Jonathan Brown

Tom Hawkins

Greg Baum Geelong man mountain Tom Hawkins has finally become as formidable on-field as he looks.

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