Rohan Connolly, a senior football writer for The Age and radio broadcaster with sports radio station 1116 SEN, has been covering the game since 1983. A multi-AFL Media Association award-winner known for his passion and love of the game, he analyses the AFL for the newspaper and contributes a blog and weekly video, "Footy Fix", for The Age's football website, Real Footy.
Rohan Connolly Adelaide, still without a win after two rounds, has made five changes to its side for Saturday's big test against an equally desperate Sydney.
Rohan Connolly Despite a new coach, Carlton isn't any better, writes Rohan Connolly.
Rohan Connolly There are a couple of narratives that seem pretty appropriate applied to Carlton's 2013.
Rohan Connolly There's anticipation at Carlton this week as veteran coach Mick Malthouse takes the reins.
Rohan Connolly Mick Malthouse taking over at Carlton was always going to be one of the best stories of 2013.
Compiled by Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik take a look at the men guiding the 18 teams in the AFL fray.
Rohan Connolly Great football teams have something going for them other than superstars.
Rohan Connolly Three weeks ago, this column outlined the reliability of the 'round seven rule', and came up with a final ladder.
Rohan Connolly Andrew Demetriou thinks Twitter makes people run off at the mouth.
Rohan Connolly Carlton, much like Geelong in 2006, is at a critical moment in its recent history.
Rohan Connolly Carlton's stocks look particularly healthy despite poor pre-season results.
Rohan Connolly With another debutant team and so many new coaches, we're in for a turbulent season in 2012.
Rohan Connolly Surely victory over an old enemy on Friday night would be definitive proof that the Blues have arrived.
Rohan Connolly Carlton goes down to Essendon in one of those results that confounds all logic and form.