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 Former Melbourne vice-captain Brent Moloney left the club because he was upset at not being named captain.
Michael Gleeson On his first day in the job, Michael Malthouse has thrown a challenge to the as yet unfulfilled talent of Bryce Gibbs to become a genuine midfielder next season.
Michael Gleeson Coach Mark Neeld has favoured strong bodies over the ball and winning every contest.
Michael Gleeson Brad Green knew it was coming but today admitted he was still shocked to be told his time as captain of Melbourne Footy Club was over.
Michael Gleeson Brad Green surprised at being removed from the club's leadership group.
Michael Gleeson and Martin Blake AFL challenges suggestions of change in attitude to recruiting indigenous players.