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

Dal can take Roos north

Martin Flanagan What strikes me about the coming season is the number of teams with realistic grounds to believe they can improve.

AFL

Coach out to break male dominance

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Martin Flanagan Australia's 50 best women footballers will play a curtain-raiser at the MCG on Saturday.

AFL

Ablett worthy of medal treble

Martin Flanagan Gary Ablett is so consistently good at what he does on the football field it assumes the appearance of ordinariness.

AFL

A tale of two footies

Martin Flanagan Game's finest strut their stuff in an era in which the game is undergoing rapid change.

In the shadow of the rock

Martin Flanagan Mutitjulu football ground has one of the best backdrops, if not the best backdrop, in Australia.

Culture not simply a word

Martin Flanagan There's a lot of things in the world to get upset about, to take brave stands for and against.

Nothing like football to break the ice

Martin Flanagan The game plays a role in one family's development.