Michael Gleeson

Michael Gleeson

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.

Hawthorn unhappy at compensation

Clinton Young

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.

Football

Eagles, Saints won't budge

Mitch Brown

Michael Gleeson St Kilda and West Coast spoke late last week for the first time in days. It was a short conversation.

Saints hold out hope on late trade for Brown

St Kilda logo

Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall St Kilda is still hopeful that a deal can be struck for Mitch Brown.

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Tigers lift intensity against Hawks

Michael Gleeson The Tigers were the equal of the Hawks for pressure at the ball and the man.

Tigers falling short on talls

Tyrone Vickery comes to grips with Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer.

Michael Gleeson Richmond not without injury concerns of their own to tall forwards as they await Sydney.

Working class mullet

The Mullet: Ivan Maric and his hairstyle are loved by crowds, coaches and players alike.

Michael Gleeson Ivan Maric doesn't say much, but the hard at it ruckman is a cult hero at Richmond.