Greg Baum Sydney begins the indigenous round in style, with a 47-point defeat of Collingwood.
Greg Baum The story of last night's finals football was told in one post-modern moment in the first quarter at Sydney's ANZ stadium.
Greg Baum Two images from 20 years apart - both of an indigenous man, a footballer, pointing in the face of racism - suggest that nothing has changed; that we have gone nowhere, as a code, as a sport, as a...
Greg Baum Two images from 20 years apart suggest that nothing has changed.
Greg Baum and Michael Gleeson Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes said he was ‘gutted’ when a young fan called him an ‘ape’ in the dying minutes of his club’s win over Collingwood on Friday night.
Greg Baum All the goals that Hawthorn could not kick in last year's grand final, it kicked on Saturday.
Greg Baum More than 80,000 descended onto a floodlit MCG, here was the heart of football.
Greg Baum History nearly repeated for the Hawks until cool hands prevailed.
Greg Baum Some would have this grand final as a contest for Melbourne-Sydney honour. They are like uniformed Japanese sentries who, until the '70s, periodically emerged from the jungles of Malaysia, still...
Greg Baum The Sydney Swans will never know how they won this premiership, except that it is the way they always win.
Greg Baum The Swans' popularity now transcends even Melbourne-Sydney sectarianism.
Greg Baum Frequently, the AFL finals are a new and self-contained season, not susceptible to the form or verities of the home-and-away rounds.
Greg Baum Adelaide rejoiced in its semi-final win on Friday night, but whatever the equal and opposite emotion is, it was not apparent in the Fremantle rooms.
Greg Baum Semi-final victory hurt so good for Collingwood at the MCG last night. In yet another epic of football as tug-of-war, the Magpies dug in their heels to beat West Coast by 13 points.
Greg Baum Collingwood says its rousing semi-final victory over West Coast last Saturday indicates that it is rising as a sustainable force in the finals series, as Geelong did last year.
Greg Baum Sydney did what Sydney does at Geelong — it threw the kitchen sink at the Cats.
Greg Baum GWS on course to be first club to finish season with more leaders than premiership points.
Greg Baum, Sydney The landing of a second team in Sydney, was the AFL's moonshot.
Greg Baum Lenny Hayes was Sydney-born and bred, but into an Australian rules tradition.
Greg Baum Football stats pioneer says that contested possession is overrated as a measure of a good football team.