Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.
Fremantle's unlikely lads deliver plenty of great theatre - and they are made for the biggest stage of all
Martin Flanagan I AM a Hayden Ballantyne fan. He won me over with his performance in the opening match of the 2012 season.
Martin Flanagan Players either buy into Ross Lyon's game plan or - they disappear!
Martin Flanagan As James Hird knows, life's a lot simpler when you're a kid.
Martin Flanagan At the end of the day, coaches are like cooks, writes Martin Flanagan.
Martin Flanagan Hoods are off and earphones out at this footy business camp.
Martin Flanagan Thirst for knowledge and chance to positively influence young lives help to drive Brad Scott's coaching career.
Martin Flanagan Richmond's Daniel Jackson says he has never known what he wanted to do with his life.
Martin Flanagan The ABC's decision to axe the Marngrook Footy Show is regrettable.
Martin Flanagan If tanking charges are proven, a grey issue will turn into one that's black and white.
Martin Flanagan Tasmania, I always say, was colonised twice - once by the British and once by Victoria and Victorian attitudes.
Martin Flanagan In a game that's more rough and tumble than ever, it takes something special for a player to stand out.