Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.

AFL

Jeremy Howe, the Melbourne Demons' excitement machine

Up and at ’em: Howe takes a screamer  last year against the Bulldogs.

Martin Flanagan Jeremy Howe is the best Tasmanian player of his kind since the generation of Brent Crosswell, Johnny Greening and Royce Hart. The electrifying kind.

AFL

When the Bombers were great

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11:  Brendon Goddard of the Bombers celebrates a goal looks ahead during the round 20 AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the West Coast Eagles at Etihad Stadium on August 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images) .

Martin Flanagan Essendon stalwart invokes the passion that once helped his now-embattled club soar.

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Basking under a green light

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Martin Flanagan Shaunie, as Bruce calls him, has a manner that's both friendly and immediate.

Tigers of 2012 are always ones to watch

Martin Flanagan There's no shortage of Jack Dyer's immortal ''good ordinary players'' at today's Richmond.

Taking the lead: Nathan Lovett-Murray

Martin Flanagan Nathan Lovett-Murray knows where he comes from, and where he's going.