Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik The AFL has admitted the umpires had erred in not calling for a video replay after Richmond appeared to be denied a goal in a one-point loss to Fremantle on Friday night.
Jon Pierik The threat posed by a visiting marksman has Mick Malthouse concerned.
Jon Pierik Carlton key forward Jarrad Waite moves closer to an AFL return this Sunday when he resumes playing.
Jon Pierik The doctor at the centre of the Melbourne supplements scandal has pledged to co-operate fully while being investigated by ASADA and the AFL.
Jon Pierik North Melbourne sought out Dan Bates last week to ask about his methods.
Jon Pierik Port Adelaide president says boards can no longer be run by the ''old boys' network''.
Jon Pierik Collingwood president accuses Greater Western Sydney of trying to undermine him.
Jon Pierik Hawthorn, according to many, had the toughest opening seven rounds.
Jon Pierik Injury to Ryan Schoenmakers may mean he needs a knee reconstruction.
Jon Pierik Kangaroos chairman James Brayshaw accuses league of not being in touch with clubs.
Jon Pierik AFL cross-checking information clubs have provided about their use of supplements.
Jon Pierik Richmond coach confident his team can prevent Collingwood from enjoying a run of goals.
Jon Pierik St Kilda has unearthed what is believed to be the oldest Australian rules guernsey.
Jon Pierik Olympic hockey gold medallist Danni Roche emerges as possible candidate.
Jon Pierik It was something special when Lance Franklin capped a dashing piece of play.
Jon Pierik Western Bulldogs forward Shaun Higgins will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.
Jon Pierik Essendon's Patrick Ryder and Nick Kommer face stints on the sidelines.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Hird interviews could be lengthy and held over multiple meetings.
Jon Pierik Essendon remains hopeful Michael Hurley's wrist injury is not as bad as first feared.
Jon Pierik Western Bulldogs president calls for contentious supplements programs to be banned.