Michael Gleeson

Michael Gleeson

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.

AFL

St Kilda's turn to go shopping

Josh Caddy.

Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall St Kilda will make a bid for Gold Coast's Josh Caddy and West Coast defender Mitch Brown in a effort to turn loss into gain.

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Eagles-Saints impasse

Mitch Brown.

Michael Gleeson West Coast refuses to include defender Mitch Brown in a deal for young Saints forward.

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Football

Eagles, Saints won't budge

Mitch Brown

Michael Gleeson St Kilda and West Coast spoke late last week for the first time in days. It was a short conversation.

Brown to stay in west, Saints trade Cripps

Essendon's Cale Hooker.

Michael Gleeson If Cale Hooker nodded his head, Mitch Brown might now be a St Kilda player.

AFL

Ripple effect if top Cat wants out

Harry Taylor.

Michael Gleeson A decision by uncontracted Geelong premiership defender Harry Taylor on whether to re-sign with the Cats or return home to Perth could raise the potential for a trade with West Coast and complicate...

Headed for tragedy

Sam Mitchell.

Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Matthew Lloyd fears players risk becoming quadriplegics unless the AFL takes immediate action.

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Big problem for Collingwood; times two

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Michael Gleeson Magpies v Eagles at the MCG could be a preview of the grand final.

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AFL

No backing down for Magpies

Bird battle: Eagle Ashton Hams and Magpie Heath Shaw fight for the ball.

Michael Gleeson Collingwood is confronting a poser: how do you fit eight defenders into six spots?

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