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.

AFL

Moloney left Demons after 'snub' over captaincy

Brent Moloney.

Michael Gleeson Former Melbourne vice-captain Brent Moloney left the club because he was upset at not being named captain.

AFL

Toothless Tigers

Richmond

Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane They should be among the most potent forward lines, but this year the Tigers have been toothless.

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Football

Tigers scout for the best to rebuild

Richmond's Shaun Grigg.

Michael Gleeson Richmond is following the Sydney model to create a winning combination.

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Captain's knock

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Michael Gleeson Demon-turned-Giant James McDonald talks about dark days and a brighter future.

Gunston in Hawthorn support role

Michael Gleeson Jack Gunston was brought in to play a lead-up role for Hawthorn.

Tigers go tall up forward

Richmond's Shaun Grigg climbs over North's Levi Greenwood.

Michael Gleeson The Tigers used three talls on the forward line - Tom Derickx, Jack Riewoldt and Brad Miller.