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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Brownlow must go if 'fairest' criterion to be upheld

Jobe Watson.

Tim Lane The Brownlow medal that Jobe Watson won must now be forfeited.

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AFL

Another gone, Hird stands

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Tim Lane The golden glow of Essendon's favourite son shines in the gathering darkness. But for how long?

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AFL

No joy in Dons' predicament

Tim Lane The Bomber coach has so far managed to defy gravity, but the end of the saga is fast approaching.

AFL

Blunt men who were never dull

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

AFL

Standing by Hird is natural, but what if he were not one of us?

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Tim Lane It has been impossible to miss the way Essendon's players and supporters have supported their coach.

Sport in Crisis

Probe must be independent

Tim Lane Australian model of anti-doping authority is outdated and public confidence is wavering.

Football

Cup on offer, it's still footy

Tim Lane The new incarnation of the NAB Cup may still give some indication of what's to come.

Round one's hill of beans

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