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 After more than a year out, Collingwood premiership midfielder expected to play.
Michael Gleeson Almost-forgotten recruit Clinton Young may begin playing in the VFL in the next fortnight.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn captain still building his training after rehabilitation from injury.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Ex-Hawk Clinton Young moved well on a wing, starting on Shaun Higgins.
Michael Gleeson For Nathan Buckley, it was a year that was almost good enough, but ultimately amounted to nothing.
Michael Gleeson Clinton Young has quit the Hawks and will play for Collingwood next year.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Michael Gleeson The compensation pick a club receives for losing a free agent should not be tied to that club's finishing position, some AFL clubs say.
Michael Gleeson Western Bulldogs fullback will be traded to Hawthorn for a first round draft pick.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Michael Gleeson The market of tall forwards who can ruck has become even thinner with GWS re-signing Jonathan Giles.
Michael Gleeson Magpies receive picks 20 and 45 from Melbourne in exchange for Chris Dawes and pick 58.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood forward will play for Melbourne for the next four years.
Michael Gleeson Ten years ago to the game, Collingwood travelled to Adelaide as a rank outsider.
Michael Gleeson, Ashley Porter Chris Dawes is expected to play in Friday night's preliminary final against Sydney, despite hobbling through the last quarter of Saturday night's game with what appeared to be a serious knee injury.
Michael Gleeson Lance Franklin was given an early rest as Hawthorn cruised to a near-record 162-point win over Greater Western Sydney at the MCG.