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 From the moment the Essendon supplements scandal broke, Ian Robson's hold on his job was tenuous. From the moment Ziggy Switkowski handed down his report into the club he was effectively serving his...
Michael Gleeson Western Bulldogs veteran Daniel Cross dropped as club responds to sobering loss to Gold Coast.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood defender Heath Shaw is expected to miss Friday night's clash with Sydney.
Michael Gleeson Geelong Football Club remains confident that Ford's decision to shut down local manufacturing plants will not impinge on its ongoing sponsorship of the club, which has a deal with the car company...
Michael Gleeson and Andrew Wu Collingwood small forward Andrew Krakouer says an increase in intensity was responsible for an improved showing last week as the Swans promise to pay close attention to the Pies' in-form small...
Michael Gleeson Former Demon president and club legend Jim Stynes remembered before game.
Michael Gleeson Versatile player puts off contract talks until year-end as he weighs his options.
Michael Gleeson Seemingly innocuous kick to ankle forces Magpie into second round of surgery in six months.
Michael Gleeson Dynamic Geelong playmaker likely to return to the side this week.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Players Association president Luke Ball insists voluntary illicit-drugs policy has helped players.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Players must understand that any contact to the head is likely to result in suspension.
Michael Gleeson It was a knee reconstruction that stopped Luke Ball from playing last year.
Michael Gleeson The Demons did part of what was asked of them - they tried. The next question, of turning effort into victory, remains some time away.
Michael Gleeson After more than a year out, Collingwood premiership midfielder expected to play.
Michael Gleeson Of the improbable things that can happen in football, this was among the more implausible.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda coach Scott Watters says reward for persisting and winning will be significant.
Michael Gleeson Melbourne has won one game; the Western Bulldogs have won one game.
Michael Gleeson Jake Carlisle, one of the emerging stars of the competition this year, has been forced out of the side to play Greater Western Sydney with an ankle injury suffered on Anzac Day.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson Richmond has yet to rule out ruck pair Ty Vickery and Ivan Maric for Port clash.