Martin Flanagan and Bob Murphy in Conversation

Oct 03, 2016, 05:26 AM

For this special post-AFL Grand Final episode, join the double-act of Western Bulldogs captain Bob Murphy and acclaimed sportswriter Martin Flanagan for a discussion of writing and football – recorded mid-season 2015, covering topics such as racism, pressure on players to be role models, the Americanisation of the game, the upcoming Women's League, and the ways in which storytelling holds teams together. As Murphy has observed, there’s only a metre between their perspectives on the game. One is on the fence, the other is on the field.