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 A tougher, angrier Geelong powerhouse Tom Hawkins is in top form, and ready to intimidate his opponents this finals series.
Rohan Connolly Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.
Rohan Connolly The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, is on hand to answer all your footy questions.
Rohan Connolly Richmond's climb up the ladder from 3-10 has not only created football history, but set the Tigers up for further success, regardless of what happens next week.
Rohan Connolly Essendon will get to play its elimination final in Melbourne next week, but coach Mark Thompson remains at a loss to explain the lapses in concentration which saw his team only just scrape out of its...
Rohan Connolly The first draw of the year in the AFL came on the penultimate day of a six-month home-and-away season and was probably a fitting result, given that both Carlton and Essendon at one stage had led by...
Rohan Connolly With his body right and some consistent game time under his belt, Essendon's David Myers is finally delivering on the package the Bombers paid for seven years ago.
Rohan Connolly Little has changed in Sydney's world since it last played Richmond. But for the Tigers, who haven't lost a game since, it's a lifetime.
Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly answers all your footy questions.
Rohan Connolly Geelong won't win the 2014 premiership, but the future remains bright for the Cats.
Rohan Connolly With his side's spot in the 2014 finals all but booked, Essendon coach Mark Thompson has paid tribute to the mental resolve of his players in overcoming the ongoing distractions of the long-running...
Rohan Connolly Perhaps it was a bizarre moment in the second quarter that might have best summed up Essendon's hard-fought win over Gold Coast on Saturday.
Rohan Connolly Carlton led Geelong by seven points with under five minutes left on the clock last Friday night at Etihad Stadium.
Rohan Connolly Athletes who can play football are a dime-a-dozen in the AFL age. What’s perhaps at an even greater premium these days are genuine footballers who happen to be athletic.
Rohan Connolly Sunday's win over Hawthorn proved it won't take much for Fremantle to become a far bigger flag threat.
Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, noon Monday.
Rohan Connolly The contenders are dropping like flies, but this year's Brownlow Medal could still provide a remarkable winner.
Rohan Connolly If Essendon was looking for some sort of emotional boost at the start of this critical game against West Coast, it couldn't have written a better script than what actually unfolded.
Rohan Connolly After another tumultuous week in the life of his football club, Essendon chairman Paul Little on Saturday was happy to acknowledge an anniversary of sorts.
Rohan Connolly Carlton has much to look forward to in the recent form of high-priced recruit Dale Thomas.