Posts Tagged "Adam Goodes"

Should leading sports people speak out about political issues?

6 Have your say

It’s been 20 years since the 1997 AFL draft. Here’s how it should look, with the benefit of hindsight.

9 Have your say

There have been some superb Indigenous players to make the AFL over the years, and as with my top ten NRL Indigenous players, I wish to honour the best of them in this top ten list.

18 Have your say

Two years ago in 2015 I was unfortunate enough to be in the crowd at the West Coast versus Sydney game at Domain Stadium.

23 Have your say

Many in the media lament that a Todd Goldstein or Lance Franklin can put up a good showing in the Brownlow Medal but cannot be genuine contenders to win the award because they are not midfielders.

4 Have your say

Only boxers are allowed to give themselves a nickname. It’s a privilege that comes with having the courage, or stupidity to step into that lonely ring.

2 Have your say

Facebook has removed a racist meme featuring two-time Brownlow Medallist Adam Goodes after AFL intervention.

78 Have your say

The reputation of Australian football supporters as inclusive and tolerant people has taken a hit over the past couple of years.

6 Have your say

This time there were only cheers for Adam Goodes.

1 Have your say

Retired Sydney AFL legend Adam Goodes says he has achieved closure on the turbulent final year of his career, crediting league boss Gillon McLachlan for playing a big part in that process.

5 Have your say

Let me start this by saying that there are few players in the modern era of the game who would be more deserving of having some sort of medal named after them than Adam Goodes.

74 Have your say

The 2016 AFL season is almost upon us and we can only hope that it’s fundamentally different from the 2015 version.

23 Have your say

When I read the recent headline that AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan had apologised to Adam Goodes for not acting sooner on the booing controversy of 2015, I felt a slight sickness well up in my stomach.

29 Have your say

I’ve never really been a fan of Nathan Buckley. However last year, around the time when the booing of Adam Goodes was at its most fervent, Buckley shared a story about taking his kids to the footy.

40 Have your say

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has apologised to retired Sydney great Adam Goodes for last year’s racism controversy.

23 Have your say

Liz Cambage should have been supported. She should have been applauded for having the nerve to publicly call out a teammate for racism.

63 Have your say

2015 has come and gone with the AFL not wasting anytime in stamping its impact on the 2016 sports landscape.

7 Have your say

James Hird has taken a swipe at the AFL over its handling of the Adam Goodes booing saga.

104 Have your say

We’re entering the festive season. A period of anticipation, sure, but also a period of reflection.

73 Have your say

Perhaps you’ve imagined yourself scoring a century on Boxing Day at the MCG, or kicking the winning goal in an AFL grand final.

3 Have your say