Tim Lane

Tim Lane

Carlton needs serious rebuild to rediscover AFL glory

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse.

Tim Lane As David Parkin tells it, when John Elliott interviewed him about a return to the Carlton coaching job in late-1990, an appraisal of the playing list was sought.

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Ross Lyon is winning the AFL coaches battle year-in and out

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Tim Lane Allan Jeans is credited with saying that to know where you’re going it’s important to be clear on where you’ve come from.

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Blunt men who were never dull

Tim Lane Kevin Sheedy and Robert Walls carved out unique places in the game.

Buddy flaws hurt Hawks

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Tim Lane Lance Franklin can light up the modern game, but his inaccuracy holds back Hawthorn.

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A numbers man marks milestone

Tim Lane AFL stats man Col Hutchinson's time as a Geelong fan struck a golden note against the brown and gold.

Life of Mick, Blue messiah?

Tim Lane Carlton has a long history of bringing in outsiders to produce instant results - it's not always worked.

Round one's hill of beans

Tim Lane Like Bogart in Casablanca, football dreams don't always have happy endings in a tough world.

Rules are on a slippery slide

Tim Lane Speculation on the slide rule is a dangerous game of making changes to the rules on the run.