Michael Gleeson is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, athletics, cricket and tennis. He has been awarded the Grant Hattam Trophy for outstanding journalism in football, while his cricket writing has been recognised in twice winning the Cricket Victoria cricket writer of the year award.
Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle Collingwood are scrambling to find a future draft pick to satisfy Brisbane for James Aish after the Lions have all but finalised a separate deal with North Melbourne for Ryan Bastinac.
Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Essendon will take two top five picks to the national draft for the first time in since 1996, after Jake Carlisle's move to St Kilda was finalised on Wednesday.
Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Melbourne has made a bold plunge into this year's draft, gambling on their improvement in 2016 by using their future first round pick to secure two top 10 selections this year.
Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Richmond's intervention in the deal that saw Charlie Dixon move from Gold Coast to Port Adelaide on Tuesday may not be enough to secure Carlton utility Chris Yarran.
Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Carlton are prepared to sacrifice classy forward Troy Menzel to Adelaide so they can bring in five new players and safeguard their early draft picks, as part of the aggressive rebuild of their...
Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle, Jake Niall Carlton's trade of Tom Bell to Brisbane could unlock the deal that will finally see four Giants players move to the Blues and Adam Treloar transfer to Collingwood.
Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle High flying Melbourne forward Jeremy Howe has finally been traded to Collingwood after a four-way deal was completed Monday.
Emma Quayle, Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson Sydney's first-round pick has become the latest bargaining chip in negotiations between Essendon and St Kilda over Jake Carlisle.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Collingwood midfielder Nathan Freeman is set to join the Saints in a deal for St Kilda's second round pick next year.
Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle, Jake Niall Port Adelaide's bid to secure Gold Coast forward Charlie Dixon has been raised as potential three way trade that could help break the deadlock between Essendon and St Kilda over Jake...
Michael Gleeson A second Hawthorn player is being investigated in connection with an alleged sexual assault.
Emma Quayle, Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson Collingwood's pick 26 is at the centre of the deal that will see Brisbane relinquish James Aish to the Magpies
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood are closing in on deals to secure Adam Treloar, Jeremy Howe and James Aish.
Michael Gleeson Melbourne forward Jeremy Howe wants to play for Collingwood next year.
Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Hawthorn has made a stunning bid to secure Jake Carlisle from Essendon in a three-club deal involving North Melbourne and Jed Anderson.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Collingwood wingman Paul Seedsman has gone on holidays to make a decision on his new football home, but is believed to have narrowed his choice to Adelaide or Gold Coast.
Michael Gleeson West Coast midfielder Matt Rosa has asked the Eagles for a trade and is understood to have fielded interest from a number of clubs.
Michael Gleeson Football dominoes doesn't normally work like this. Damn you Geelong.
Michael Gleeson Key-position player Lachie Henderson has become the first AFL player to be traded for a future pick after moving from Carlton to Geelong.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson A meeting between Fremantle coach Ross Lyon and Harley Bennell has helped ease some of the Dockers' nerves about taking the midfielder on.