Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly

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.

Richmond's climb up the AFL ladder one for the record books

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.

Drama as Carlton and Essendon play first draw of AFL season in final round

Essendon v Carlton AFL MCG , Dustin Fletcher , Bryce Gibbs and Dyson Heppell fly for a mark
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Sunday the 6th of April 2014

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...

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Essendon's David Myers came 'pretty close' to giving up on AFL dream

David Myers

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.

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Richmond captain Trent Cotchin.

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If you don't mind: Richmond's Steven Morris reacts to a free kick.

Rohan Connolly The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, answers all your footy questions.

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Geelong's finals credentials.

Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, noon Monday.

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Alex Woodward of the Hawks celebrates his debut game.

Rohan Connolly The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, answers all your footy questions.

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Hawthorn to test the mettle of the AFL's up-and-coming Gold Coast Suns

The challenge for Gold Coast's midfield against the Hawks is almost a microcosm of the bigger team picture.

Rohan Connolly If the AFL could have written a script for how the first of its two latest expansion clubs should perform on the field, it probably wouldn’t have been a lot different to the story of Gold...

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Empty MCG.

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Essendon supplements saga becomes AFL's Watergate

Essendon drug crisis dink.

Rohan Connolly Lies, cover-ups, agendas, duplicity and, in terms of careers in the game, an increasing body count. Sound familiar? We haven’t had the movie yet, but surely that’s coming in time.

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Favourite sons join AFL's exclusive club

Anthony Koutoufides

Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly looks at the six who have earned their places in the AFL Hall of Fame.

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Run to the AFL finals: how your team will fare

Dockers

Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide has already proved the surprise packet of 2014. But as the AFL season enters its home stretch, the Power is in danger of not getting the reward its efforts deserve.

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Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly.

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Essendon

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AFL players and supporters should be grateful to Andrew Demetriou

Andrew Demetriou.

Rohan Connolly How does the AFL's core product - the 200-odd games it hosts each season - stack up over the Demetriou decade?

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AFL season 2014: The most even in recent memory

The premiership battle will be much closer in 2014.

Rohan Connolly The list of clubs that came close will be truly remarkable when the siren sounds on season 2014.

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Geelong picks Lincoln McCarthy for second AFL game

Lincoln McCarthy has been earmarked to take over the role long occupied by triple premiership star Paul Chapman.

Rohan Connolly Geelong youngster Lincoln McCarthy will play his second game of AFL football against Adelaide on Thursday night, nearly two years after his first for the Cats.