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 Aaron Sandilands might be the most overrated player in football. Or he might just play in the most overrated position.
Michael Gleeson In the first term Melbourne failed to get a centre hit out, they failed to get a centre clearance. they failed to get a goal.
Michael Gleeson Can you persist with a misfiring forward line going into the finals and hope it rediscovers its mojo?
Michael Gleeson Flag favourite and the best team of the year is also the team that has claimed the minor premiership.
Michael Gleeson Defender's run one of the pieces that has fallen neatly into place for Mick Malthouse
Michael Gleeson Jared Rivers' knee looked bad when he started Saturday's game in bandages and worse when he finished it, subbed out with further injury to the knee.
Jesse Hogan, Michael Gleeson Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson is relieved that a week's rest is likely to be the worst-case outcome for Luke Breust after the brutal body clash he endured late in the Hawks' 56-point thumping of...
Michael Gleeson Ivan Maric doesn't say much, but the hard at it ruckman is a cult hero at Richmond.