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.
Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson Out-of-contract Melbourne utility Jack Watts is expected to stick with the Demons.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Football's brave new world of free agency has begun with a bang with Saint Brendon Goddard lodging the paperwork for Essendon's four-year offer with the AFL.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Richmond's bid to emerge as a legitimate finals aspirant has gained momentum, with the Tigers adding depth and dash through the midfield and almost certainly a key defender on the first day of free...
Michael Gleeson Collingwood will pass on the draft pick they secured for defender Tom Young to Carlton for Jordan Russell.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall St Kilda is still hopeful that a deal can be struck for Mitch Brown.
Michael Gleeson If Cale Hooker nodded his head, Mitch Brown might now be a St Kilda player.
Michael Gleeson An overhaul has injected new talent and hope.
Michael Gleeson THE summer of headlines were about history at the club and did not impact on the Melbourne players of the present, Demons coach Mark Neeld said after his side played its first games following an...
Michael Gleeson Melbourne, it seems, is like Baghdad: in a permanent state of rebuilding.
Michael Gleeson Former Melbourne vice-captain Brent Moloney left the club because he was upset at not being named captain.