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 Dale Thomas and Heath Shaw yet to officially leave, but indicate just how much of a formality that is.
Michael Gleeson As Collingwood contemplates how to stop the freedom with which better sides open it up, the first consideration was how to restructure its back line.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson and Ashley Porter As a footballer, John McCarthy made those he played with smile easily and often.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood players in deep shock and mourning for popular former teammate.
Michael Gleeson This Collingwood-West Coast game was imbued with more significance than leaving a team one win from a grand final. It was a win with significance for people as well as club.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Ex-Hawk Clinton Young moved well on a wing, starting on Shaun Higgins.
Michael Gleeson The pain of injury and loss has haunted Brent Macaffer, writes Michael Gleeson.
Michael Gleeson and Martin Blake Collingwood has decided to suspend premiership midfielder Sharrod Wellingham.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood was not only humbled by its arch foe, but its premiership ambitions were jolted.
Michael Gleeson Several big names are back for the Collingwood-Geelong blockbuster.