Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Martin Flanagan Essendon stalwart invokes the passion that once helped his now-embattled club soar.
Martin Flanagan Essendon is switched on and dangerous under the guidance of James Hird.
Martin Flanagan What strikes me about the coming season is the number of teams with realistic grounds to believe they can improve.
Martin Flanagan As James Hird knows, life's a lot simpler when you're a kid.
Martin Flanagan I haven't reached John Kilby before he introduces himself and reaches for my hand, saying, ''John Kilby, Martin. The players call me 'Killer'.
Martin Flanagan Michael Long adds his voice to those calling for the AFL to appoint an indigenous commissioner.
Martin Flanagan When the Tiwi Bombers play the Nightcliff Tigers in the NTFL grand final it will be great footy.
Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.
Martin Flanagan Mick Malthouse wants Melbourne to love the game again - not a bad idea.
Martin Flanagan Football is bringing fresh hope to a town that had suffered in a world of pain.