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 Carlton captain Marc Murphy was taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw that could sideline him for more than a month.
Michael Gleeson Carlton coach Michael Malthouse has bitterly condemned umpiring, in the wake of Carlton's narrow loss to Hawthorn, claiming there had been an apparent abandonment or reinterpretation of the...
Matt Murnane and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn says that while it wasted an opportunity it did not fumble a premiership.
Michael Gleeson and Chloe Saltau Carlton's faltering season could revive or fall tonight in a game its rival, Hawthorn, is expecting to be fought with finals intensity.
Michael Gleeson Lance Franklin was given an early rest as Hawthorn cruised to a near-record 162-point win over Greater Western Sydney at the MCG.
Michael Gleeson Hawks piled on goals against hapless GWS, knowing that the chance for a percentage spike could be season-defining with a logjam of sides trying to squeeze into the top four.
Michael Gleeson Lance Franklin played on a wing and was more involved but less influential.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn moves to eliminate off-field distractions that could sabotage premiership plans.
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...