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.
Michael Gleeson Bulldog Tom Williams and Carlton's Jeremy Laidler seriously injured in pre-season clash.
Michael Gleeson Carlton coach Michael Malthouse has bitterly condemned umpiring, in the wake of Carlton's narrow loss to Hawthorn, claiming there had been an apparent abandonment or reinterpretation of the...
Michael Gleeson Seemingly innocuous kick to ankle forces Magpie into second round of surgery in six months.
Michael Gleeson Richmond has yet to rule out ruck pair Ty Vickery and Ivan Maric for Port clash.
Michael Gleeson After more than a year out, Collingwood premiership midfielder expected to play.
Michael Gleeson Richmond was initially rattled and ultimately left undermanned and over-run after losing its two ruckmen within minutes of one another, Tigers coach Damien Hardwick said after the 44 point loss to...
Michael Gleeson Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson may have to overhaul forward set-up.
Michael Gleeson Richmond key forward stars with seven goals as Tigers hold off St Kilda in second-round clash.
Michael Gleeson Melbourne, it seems, is like Baghdad: in a permanent state of rebuilding.
Michael Gleeson Luckless Saint Rhys Stanley injures his left knee after being switched to defence.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn captain still building his training after rehabilitation from injury.
Michael Gleeson Darren Jolly was rested from the second game with a Pies newbie, that young chap Ben Hudson joining in.
Michael Gleeson Former AFL players would have virtually no chance of success with a class action against the league for the long term effects of concussions sustained in the game, according to Western Bulldogs...
Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson The AFL was informed last year that an Essendon official had made inquiries about peptides - the substances at the centre of the club's scandal - at a sports medicine conference 12 months ago,...
Michael Gleeson Kyle Reimers and his footlocker of fluorescent boots could find a new home at Carlton.
Michael Gleeson North refused to co-operate with AFL in concussion investigation.
Michael Gleeson Clinton Young has quit the Hawks and will play for Collingwood next year.
Michael Gleeson COLLINGWOOD has opened a path for promising young ruckman Jarrod Witts after cutting two ruck rivals yesterday.
Michael Gleeson West Coast refuses to include defender Mitch Brown in a deal for young Saints forward.