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.

A salute to Lewis Roberts-Thomson

Lewis Roberts-Thomson announced his retirement from the AFL on Thursday.

Martin Flanagan Farewell Lewis Roberts-Thomson, I salute you as a player. So gangly and awkward to begin with, you were as brave as they come and, if one measure of a footballer is getting up for big matches, you...

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Demons fans stay loyal during a tough afternoon

Hope resides in the committed young supporters of the Melbourne cheer squad, one of its older members says.

Martin Flanagan I got on the train last Sunday expecting to stand among footy fans and listen to their gossip. There were no footy fans.

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No normal mindset at Fremantle

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Martin Flanagan Ross Lyon has created an 'abnormal' culture of hardness at the Dockers.

Sitting pretty for the run home

Martin Flanagan The Tigers have more supporters who go to the footy dressed up and in costume than any other club.