Online sports editor for The Age. Began his full-time career at The Age as an online sports reporter in 1999 before joining Sportal as the Deputy Editor of the AFL-Telstra online network in 2002. Rejoined the online desk at The Age in 2006. Has covered the Sydney Olympics, numerous Australian Open tennis tournaments and several AFL grand finals. Reads the back page first. Hack golfer. Wannabe tennis star.
Scott Spits Follow our live coverage of the iconic Essendon-Collingwood Anzac Day clash at the MCG.
Scott Spits The Western Bulldogs have dropped ruckman Will Minson but welcome back star youngster Marcus Bontempelli for Sunday's tough assignment against Adelaide at Etihad Stadium.
Scott Spits Adam Goodes' mission to find form and fitness in the seconds will last at least another week after Sydney coach John Longmire confirmed the veteran would again play in the NEAFL this week.
Scott Spits Ordinarily an AFL rookie promoted ahead of round one would be a young player who has been particularly sharp and eye-catching during the pre-season.
Scott Spits Jack Grimes has decided to step down as a co-captain of Melbourne Football Club.
Scott Spits Paddy Ryder’s manager has confirmed the star ruckman could retire from the AFL should he not get his wish and switch from Essendon to Port Adelaide.
Scott Spits Nothing rouses footy fans more than a seemingly unfair or contrived winning environment. All AFL season the jokes about the "Bondi Billionaires" and Sydney's potential dominance of the AFL...
Scott Spits Track footy's night of nights with our round-by-round coverage of the 2014 AFL Brownlow Medal.
Scott Spits Adelaide star Patrick Dangerfield has vehemently denied that the club’s decision to sack coach Brenton Sanderson was driven by senior players.
Scott Spits Essendon has hit back at Paddy Ryder’s management for publicly discussing the star ruckman’s playing future on the eve of the club’s first finals series in three years.
Scott Spits Carlton’s Mitch Robinson has a fractured eye socket and has been fined $5000 by the club after being caught up in the same early morning brawl that saw teammate Jeff Garlett punished by the...
Scott Spits Collingwood's Marley Williams deeply regrets the one-punch assault that could land him in jail.
Scott Spits AFL boss Andrew Demetriou is at odds with Richmond over the issue of Jake King's links with former Bandidos biker club sergeant-at-arms Toby Mitchell.
Scott Spits The NAB Cup, despite its status as a semi-serious lead-up to the home-and-away season, at least had a fraction of credibility and enough interest for fans thanks to its knock-out format.
Scott Spits St Kilda has put a tumultuous off-season to one side by finalising its coaching structure for 2014.
Scott Spits James Hird's lawyer believes the suspended coach would have a legitimate case against the AFL for inducing a breach of contract if Essendon stops paying him.
Scott Spits It's that one-and-only night on the AFL calendar. No, the Brownlow Medal count hasn't been delayed a couple of months. It's draft night.
Scott Spits St Kilda has unveiled Alan Richardson as their new coach to replace the sacked Scott Watters.
Scott Spits The 2013 season is not far from our memory and the ramifications of the trading period are still being digested. But it's time to turn our attention to the release of the 2014 AFL fixture.
Edited by Scott Spits After three weeks, the AFL trade period reaches its final hours. What final deals will be completed before the 2pm deadline ?