Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

AFL

GWS face one Giant task

Richard Hinds Greater Western Sydney Giants play Port Adelaide Power at Skoda Stadium on Sunday. A match between a team that has not won a game and a team that has not won in seven weeks.

Friday on their minds, and for good reason

Richard Hinds dinkus

Richard Hinds Privately, the Sydney Swans have confessed to some ambivalence about their ongoing relationship with ANZ Stadium in recent years.

Breaking family ties

Richard Hinds IN 1961, everywhere else, John Kennedy was the generation-defining US President advocating hare-brained schemes such as lunar exploration, liaising with Hollywood starlets and inspiring a nation with...

AFL

The Kennedy legacy

Josh Kennedy.

Richard Hinds Talking with Josh Kennedy before tonight's preliminary final, you raise the subject of his famous family apologetically.

Thriller decided in fast and furious seconds

Richard Hinds After a triumph of such fluctuating fortunes, and with such an incredible crescendo, you search for the difference. The act of skill or heroism; the piece of sheer good luck.

Football

Against all odds, somehow the Swans keep finding a way to get the job done

Brothers in arms: John Longmire and Adam Goodes.

Richard Hinds In those last 10 minutes, the Swans were subjected to the most onerous test of mind and body imaginable.

AFL posts a huge year

Swans

Richard Hinds As 2012 draws to a close, Richard Hinds looks back at a huge year for AFL in the first of a series of year-enders.

A combination of form and fixtures creates a perfect storm for September

Richard Hinds dinkus

Richard Hinds By coming from 20 points down at half-time to beat Hawthorn on Sunday, Sydney made a statement. "Legitimate", "genuine contenders", "the real thing".