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 Collingwood and GWS are playing for fourth spot on the AFL ladder on Sunday, but both still have a bit more work to do to convince the sceptics of their finals credentials.
Rohan Connolly The AFL is trying to win back a disgruntled fan base. It could do a lot worse in its efforts to do that by having a read of a new book by Collingwood tragic "Joffa" Corfe.
Rohan Connolly You always remember the first time you clapped eyes on a player who had something special, whether it's on a big occasion or in a time and place at the other end of the football spectrum.
Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly has his say on the AFL weekend that was.
Rohan Connolly Richmond seems a more rounded side in 2015. And perhaps that might give the Tigers a better chance of actually doing something in September should they get there.
Rohan Connolly Essendon cops an awful whacking from Geelong, with the Cats winning by 69 points.
Rohan Connolly For a man leading the Coleman Medal race and continuing to get better, West Coast's Josh Kennedy still seems undervalued. But he'd be the last person to worry about that.
Rohan Connolly Adelaide were making a reasonable fist of their first season in AFL company in 1991 when the Crows had a very rude awakening one day down at St Kilda's old Moorabbin home.
Rohan Connolly Part of Fremantle's first AFL list in 1995, he played only two games in the Dockers' first season and was delisted.
Rohan Connolly His football reputation was earned as a champion full-forward and goalkicker with Subiaco.
Rohan Connolly The former AFL commissioner was a South Australian football legend.
Rohan Connolly The 2001 Brownlow medallist became almost as well known for his outspokenness as his football ability.
Rohan Connolly With his blond hair and Hollywood looks, Roberts was one of the original St Kilda glamour boys
Rohan Connolly The clever forward was the first Sydney Swan to reach 300 games and only the third player of indigenous heritage in football history to do so.
Rohan Connolly Hell hath no fury like a lover scorned, and in football terms, that's kind of how things have been for West Coast these past few years, at least among the game's professional observers.
Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly has his say on the AFL weekend that was. Join the conversation from midday on Monday.
Rohan Connolly Essendon has already paid a hefty price for the supplements scandal. But a couple of by-products of the saga could prove just as damaging to the Dons as the threat of suspensions.
Rohan Connolly In Saturday night's annual Dreamtime clash, 40-year-old Dustin Fletcher becomes just the third man to play 400 games alongside Michael Tuck and Kevin Bartlett.
Rohan Connolly The old French proverb that the more things change, the more they stay the same might seem particularly apt for Carlton this week.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury's 200th game was one of his finest. But this time it was as much about the goals he generated as the possessions he picked up.