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 Spirited Pies ensure their former coach Mick Malthouse stays winless in 2013.
Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson Troy Chaplin only newcomer certain to play for Richmond against the Blues.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn chief executive Stuart Fox worried about an unsigned Lance Franklin in 2013.
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 Robert Walls was two years from holding up a Carlton premiership cup when he was sacked as coach.
Michael Gleeson Adelaide's Patrick Dangerfield has joined the elite group of players.
Michael Gleeson Magpies v Eagles at the MCG could be a preview of the grand final.
Michael Gleeson Bulldog Tom Williams and Carlton's Jeremy Laidler seriously injured in pre-season clash.
Michael Gleeson Joel Selwood says his uncanny ability to draw head-high free kicks is a legitimate evasive technique and he will continue to do it while the rules are in his favour.
Michael Gleeson They never really went away. Not really. Not in a flick pass, drop kick kind of way.
Michael Gleeson When it was a good side, playing and not quite winning grand finals, St Kilda never looked this good. The Saints were effective but they never looked quite like this.