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

Cats set to pounce on Demon, Roo

AFL, Football,Round 10. North Melbourne V Brisbane Lions at Etihad Stadium.North's Hamish McIntosh in action.
May 30 2009.THE AGE SPORT.  Picture by SEBASTIAN COSTANZO

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Geelong has emerged as a major off-season player, it's eye on Rivers and McIntosh.

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AFL

Giles rejects Adelaide to stay with the Giants

Jonathan Giles

Michael Gleeson The market of tall forwards who can ruck has become even thinner with GWS re-signing Jonathan Giles.

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AFL

Dawes now a $2 million Demon

Chris Dawes

Michael Gleeson Collingwood forward will play for Melbourne for the next four years.

Cats grab trio from rivals in departure from club policy

Hamish McIntosh

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.

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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.

High hopes but free agents failing to make their mark

Recovery session

Michael Gleeson Free agency was the tool introduced for clubs to ratchet themselves up the ladder.