Rohan Connolly, a senior football writer for The Age and radio broadcaster with sports radio station 1116 SEN, has been covering the game since 1983. A multi-AFL Media Association award-winner known for his passion and love of the game, he analyses the AFL for the newspaper and contributes a blog and weekly video, "Footy Fix", for The Age's football website, Real Footy.
Rohan Connolly There's some obvious contenders for coach of the year in 2012.
Rohan Connolly Simply, with a few exceptions, Essendon's players lack passion and fight.
Rohan Connolly North Melbourne continues its run of form, defeating Collingwood by 30 points.
Rohan Connolly There's always something on the line when Essendon takes on Carlton.
Rohan Connolly Three rounds to go and three teams too many. That's the scenario entering round 21, with 11 teams still hoping to play in the finals.
Rohan Connolly When the brothers Selwood collided at Subiaco, the byplay which followed attracted more amusement than any concern
Rohan Connolly When over-sensitivity is the order of the day, a sledgehammer is the best tool to crack a walnut.
Rohan Connolly After a thumping by Hawthorn, North Melbourne has improved by leaps and bounds.
Rohan Connolly AFL fond of citing ''flow-on'' effect in defending zero-tolerance policy as far as umpires go.
Rohan Connolly Round 10 doesn't seem all that long ago, the first weekend of a winter that still has plenty of chill left.
Rohan Connolly During the past few weeks Geelong have had 'we're not done just yet' written all over them.
Rohan Connolly Join Rohan Connolly to discuss the big football issues as we enter round 20.
Rohan Connolly The AFL denies the interpretation of the holding-the-ball rule has changed.
Rohan Connolly Missed it by that much will be the popular reaction to Essendon's nail-biting loss in Adelaide.
The Connolly Report
Rohan Connolly Andrew Krakouer's return promises to give the Magpies a lift.
Rohan Connolly Adelaide got away with the points this round as the Saints showed plenty of pluck against the Pies.
Rohan Connolly In the end, you had to wonder whether Collingwood won last night's game against St Kilda, or rather, failed to lose it.
Rohan Connolly The 10 most significant games of Kevin Sheedy's 1000-game playing and coaching career in the VFL and AFL.
Rohan Connolly There can't be a genuine fan of AFL who isn't salivating over the prospect of another epic between Hawthorn and Geelong at the MCG tonight, whatever their club allegiance.
Rohan Connolly Tomorrow night's blockbuster between Hawthorn and Geelong should be a beauty. And it certainly can't come quickly enough for the AFL, which needs a win far more desperately than either the Cats or...