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 Demon president and club legend Jim Stynes remembered before game.
Michael Gleeson Cyril Rioli and Brad Sewell could yet play in the grand final if the Hawks make it, Alastair Clarkson said.
Michael Gleeson When North Melbourne chose to be Kangaroos known for shinbones not white shoes, who lived in Arden Street not Carrara they made a decision in the knowledge they would be a smaller club.
Michael Gleeson This is the team that plays no-one that represents everyone, and so pleases no-one and everyone.
Michael Gleeson Brent Harvey has been done by the Little Aussie Bleeder Joel Selwood.
Michael Gleeson Guy McKenna's future will be part of the Gold Coast's review of the season.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Sought-after Melbourne free agent James Frawley has spent the weekend in Perth meeting the Dockers.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne advances to its first preliminary final since 2007 after upsetting Geelong by six points.
Michael Gleeson Robbie Gray was overpaid when he signed his last contract. That was the feeling anyway. It was only by a little, but it was 2012 and the Power had to pay someone.
Michael Gleeson Several years ago Rob Millar at the Kew Rovers Footy Club figured more could be done with the players' boots at the end of the season.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne goes into its first preliminary final in seven years supremely confident.
Michael Gleeson Bitterly disappointed at losing and exiting the finals in straight sets, Chris Scott took some comfort in the fact that when the team was most challenged, it was his young captain and full-forward...
Michael Gleeson Heritier Lumumba’s likely departure from Collingwood was not a product of him reacting to a perceived gay slur, according to his manager.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Collingwood is among the clubs interested in Melbourne forward/ruckman Mitch Clark who is understood to favour a fresh start away from the Demons if he is to make his return to AFL football.
Michael Gleeson This game that meant little threatened to become a match that meant so much for Hawthorn.
Michael Gleeson It might not have changed anything on the ladder, but David Hale walked away encouraged by Hawthorn's win against Geelong 10 days ago.
Michael Gleeson That Richmond managed to win just three games from its their first 13 matches and did not feast on the coach, the president, the boot-studder, the recruiter, or the prized draft pick was notable.
Michael Gleeson Richmond coach Damien Hardwick said he understood Port Adelaide's frustration in being told it could not wear its traditional strip in Sunday's final against Richmond, but felt it was irrelevant to...
Michael Gleeson Dustin Martin almost a Giant, always a Tiger.
Michael Gleeson Chatter about walk-outs at Collingwood swept the Twittersphere on Tuesday.