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.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn football director says no Melbourne-based club can match GWS' offer for Lance Franklin.
Michael Gleeson Richmond has yet to rule out ruck pair Ty Vickery and Ivan Maric for Port clash.
Michael Gleeson Geelong overwhelms Richmond in a game that was more or less even until half-time.
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.
Michael Gleeson Richmond key forward stars with seven goals as Tigers hold off St Kilda in second-round clash.
Michael Gleeson Jack Riewoldt kicked 65 goals last year, but 78 the year before. Ty Vickery played nine games last year, but every one the year before.
Michael Gleeson The game was played in the Tigers' forward half but they were not efficient in their use.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall St Kilda is still hopeful that a deal can be struck for Mitch Brown.
Michael Gleeson The Tigers used three talls on the forward line - Tom Derickx, Jack Riewoldt and Brad Miller.
Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane They should be among the most potent forward lines, but this year the Tigers have been toothless.
Michael Gleeson Playing well and losing has left Richmond with only one win from five attempts.
Michael Gleeson Richmond is following the Sydney model to create a winning combination.
Michael Gleeson Tom Hawkins leads the race for the Coleman Medal. He has 24 goals.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall After beating St Kilda for the first time in nine years and in so doing defeating a second tough finals-credentialled opponent in two weeks, Richmond now had the belief it belonged among the best...
Michael Gleeson Gary Ablett does himself credit with quiet brilliance.
Michael Gleeson Whether he is rested or not quite fit enough after rolling his ankle at the weekend, Jack Riewoldt is unlikely to play against GWS on Saturday.