Tim Lane

Tim Lane

Thereabouts isn't always the formula for ultimate success

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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.

AFL

Ross Lyon is winning the AFL coaches battle year-in and out

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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

Winning now not so foreign

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Tim Lane Once again a Swans premiership has been made possible by their inspired trading.

Dark artists drop the ball

Tim Lane The tanking scandal and the Folau debacle show the dangers of tinkering with footy's natural order.

AFL

Melbourne with Roos, win city?

Tim Lane The arrival of Sydney's great coach is a new chapter in the tale of two cities.

Off-field wins? No tanks, AFL

Tim Lane While the issue of tanking had to be addressed, the AFL's ''solution'' is not one that is appropriate.

Football

Jack's 'lost in mail' story has a stamp of doubt

Kieren Jack re-signed with the Sydney Swans today.

Tim Lane and Roy Masters A Sunday Age investigation has raised doubts about the veracity of a statutory declaration.

AFL

All-clear on Jack deal can't be taken seriously

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Tim Lane AFL credibility in the Jack affair quickly melts away under scrutiny.

Tim Lane

Investigated, whitewashed?

Rugby league legend Garry Jack and his son Kieran Jack.

Tim Lane There are lingering questions about irregularities in Kieren Jack's drafting to Sydney.