Greg Baum Jack Clancy was large in life, and larger than it.
Greg Baum At some point today, Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon will realise the day can only end at one end of the emotional scale.
Greg Baum Dayne Beams voluntarily withdrew from last year's grand final because of an injury.
Greg Baum As sensibilities change, so too are the crunching nature of our games.
Greg Baum Never in its 153-year history can Melbourne Football Club have reached a lower ebb than at three-quarter time at the MCG on Sunday.
Greg Baum And with good cause, but four-game Magpie has spread his wings.
Greg Baum It should have gone straight. If it had, it would have led to honour and glory and an inviolable place in St Kilda legend and the history of the game. But it didn't.
Greg Baum This week might cause clubs to exercise greater discernment when playing favourites.
Greg Baum Aaron Davey was a puff of fresh air when he came along in 2004.