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.

Where the Cats are always the premier team

Martin Flanagan Denis Napthine moans and groans at the footy like an old ship at sea. He moves about in his seat. At the same time, he’s on for a chat.

The serious side of The Marngrook Footy Show's Gilbert McAdam

<em>The Marngrook Footy Show</em> co-host Gilbert McAdam.

Martin Flanagan Gilbert McAdam, co-host of The Marngrook Footy Show, has a funny way with language.

Lift home goes a long way in the land of one by one

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Martin Flanagan Greater Western Sydney is building a burgeoning community fan base from the ground up.

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Ken Hinkley is his own man and the Power players listen

Simple message: Port players appear to have belief in coach Ken Hinkley’s uncomplicated mantra.

Martin Flanagan If you missed Port Adelaide v West Coast last weekend, you missed the best game of the season so far.

AFL

Women coaching and playing football? It's a perfectly natural fit

Peta Searle.

Martin Flanagan So who do you believe? Gary Ayres or people who don't even put their names to their opinions? What Peta Searle deserves from here is a fair go.

AFL

Dal can take Roos north

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

In the shadow of the rock

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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.

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.

AFL

Coach out to break male dominance

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.

Nothing like football to break the ice

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