Tim Lane It's fashionable these days for coaches to espouse the notion of consistently putting their teams "thereabouts". That is, of achieving a run of top-four finishes. Of regularly being in the ballpark.
Tim Lane On this winter Sunday, the teams of Melbourne’s east and west meet in the southern-most state.
Tim Lane Of all the clubs that might provide a light on the hill for football's Victorian battlers, the Western Bulldogs have long appeared the least likely.
Tim Lane If you thought the first 16 months of the supplements scandal were messy, things have now stepped up a notch.
Tim Lane Public confidence in the match review panel is at an all-time low.
Tim Lane Forty years on, AFL players are reaping the rewards of their union's struggle for a better deal.
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.
Tim Lane The brown-and-gold force has now struck back decisively: two premierships in six years.
Tim Lane There are lingering questions about irregularities in Kieren Jack's drafting to Sydney.
Tim Lane It's time for the game's leaders to be clear, a good tackle doesn't equate to holding the ball.
Tim Lane It's not just cattle on King Island, where three footy teams are going hell for leather for supremacy.
Tim Lane The big talking point has been the unusually open race for the flag.