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.
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Rohan Connolly History suggests teams that are 0-2 now can't count on September glory.
Rohan Connolly Essendon had barely left the MCG after walloping Melbourne by 148 points last Saturday when preparations for Friday night's game against Fremantle at Patersons Stadium began.
Rohan Connolly Early indications that rule changes to help reduce congestion having an impact.
Rohan Connolly Two great rivals, a gripping sub-plot, a packed MCG and an unlikely hero.
Rohan Connolly First Melbourne rebuilt. Lately, coach Mark Neeld has talked about rebuilding the rebuild.
Rohan Connolly First Melbourne rebuilt. Lately, coach Mark Neeld has talked about rebuilding the rebuild. After their pathetic start to 2013, what do the Demons do now, rebuild the rebuilding of a rebuild?
Rohan Connolly Two passages of play a couple of minutes apart said all that needed to be said about Melbourne and Essendon.
Jake Niall and Rohan Connolly Mark Neeld pledges to keep turning players over until he finds those who are ''up for the fight''.
Rohan Connolly Travis Varcoe has been at the centre of many of Geelong's high points in this golden era for the Cats.
Rohan Connolly Football today, like society, muses former Carlton captain Mark Maclure, is transient. 'Things move all over the place, and in football it's players and coaches.'
Rohan Connolly It's a familiar tale for Hawthorn as it slumps to a 10th straight loss to Gelong.
Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy matters that count to you with our live blogging guru Rohan Connolly, from midday today.
Rohan Connolly Gary Ablett seems to raise the bar just a little higher each time he plays.
Rohan Connolly Hawks go into the new season needing to make a sizeable statement.
Rohan Connolly Why does everyone overlook St Kilda when they consider finals contenders?
Rohan Connolly Melbourne footballing public lusting for the resumption of on-field hostilities.
Rohan Connolly It took just over a half of the opening game of the season for the first rules controversy.
Rohan Connolly The jury is still out on whether quality or quantity is the key to victory.
Rohan Connolly The Adelaide Crows left too much to too few, beaten badly in the clearance stakes.