Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan is a journalist and author who writes on sport, Australian culture and the relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australia.

Tigers of 2012 are always ones to watch

Martin Flanagan There's no shortage of Jack Dyer's immortal ''good ordinary players'' at today's Richmond.

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The joy of the MCG, our cathedral of sport

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Martin Flanagan The story of the MCG, and all that it means to us, flows on like a river.

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Big tick for Richmond over Jake King's bikie friend Toby Mitchell

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Martin Flanagan Jake King has given Richmond a lot. The Tigers have character and he's one of the reasons why.

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Dal can take Roos north

Martin Flanagan What strikes me about the coming season is the number of teams with realistic grounds to believe they can improve.

Sitting pretty for the run home

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Martin Flanagan The Tigers have more supporters who go to the footy dressed up and in costume than any other club.

Casting a shadow at tree of life

Back chat: Belinda Duarte talks to Koori women underneath the scarred tree.

Martin Flanagan Thirteen young Koori women sit at the scarred tree overlooking the MCG.

Legend of the Tassie Tiger

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Martin Flanagan A boy from the Tasmanian bush made quite a mark in the big smoke before ''retiring'' to Hobart.

Bombers away as Hird's men hit afterburners

Martin Flanagan Essendon is switched on and dangerous under the guidance of James Hird.

Tiger Army's broad church is the backdrop to a perfect day at the footy

Martin Flanagan I might not have gone to the footy last weekend but my daughter egged me into it. "Weather looks a bit grubby," I said when she rang. ";Not from where I'm standing" she replied.

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