Tim Lane

Tim Lane

AFL

The Bulldog light on the hill out west

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.

AFL

Not much glory to go round at Essendon

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Tim Lane This was to have been a column about the glory days of the Essendon and Melbourne football clubs. It was going to reflect on the immediate post-war success of the Bombers, the arrival of John Coleman...

AFL

Melbourne with Roos, win city?

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Tim Lane The arrival of Sydney's great coach is a new chapter in the tale of two cities.

AFL needs less shuttlecockups

Tim Lane IT WILL be a relief to the AFL to know it isn't alone in facing the reality that its rules might, under certain circumstances, encourage manufactured under-performance; or 'tanking' in the vernacular.

On football's struggle street, burning hunger still gnaws

Tim Lane The big talking point has been the unusually open race for the flag.