Tim Lane And you were just starting to think it had been a year of stability for AFL coaches. Eighteen saddled up for the running of this year's race-to-September and every last one was still in the saddle as...
Tim Lane It's fashionable these days for coaches to espouse the notion of consistently putting their teams "thereabouts". That is, of achieving a run of top-four finishes. Of regularly being in the ballpark.
Tim Lane Tasmania's ambition to become a member club of the AFL is dead for at least 12 years.
Tim Lane With the star goal-kickers having their style ever-more cramped by the modern game, a new football discussion has begun. How would the goal-kicking giants of the past have coped in the current era?
Tim Lane Apart from the late Major General Alan Stretton, who played 16 games for St Kilda and later oversaw the post-Cyclone Tracy evacuation of Darwin, Adam Goodes is the first VFL/AFL footballer to be...
Tim Lane Forty years on, AFL players are reaping the rewards of their union's struggle for a better deal.
Tim Lane Allan Jeans is credited with saying that to know where you’re going it’s important to be clear on where you’ve come from.
Tim Lane Football is spreading its wings and officials, players and fans must now commit to a bigger game.
Tim Lane AFL stats man Col Hutchinson's time as a Geelong fan struck a golden note against the brown and gold.
Tim Lane The arrival of Sydney's great coach is a new chapter in the tale of two cities.
Tim Lane A system in which 51% gives the same result as 99% lacks sense, common or otherwise.
Tim Lane The new incarnation of the NAB Cup may still give some indication of what's to come.
Tim Lane It's not just cattle on King Island, where three footy teams are going hell for leather for supremacy.
Tim Lane Speculation on the slide rule is a dangerous game of making changes to the rules on the run.
Tim Lane The big talking point has been the unusually open race for the flag.
Tim Lane Two of the Apple Isle's finest had contrasting fortunes in the big time.