Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik The woeful start to this season meant, to use baseball parlance, three strikes and out.
Jon Pierik Demons' board of 2009 insists it had no knowledge of any alleged tanking.
Jon Pierik Role former president had in controversy remains a delicate issue for the AFL.
Jon Pierik When this entire ugly episode is over, there won't be a winner.
Jon Pierik EXCLUSIVE Chris Connolly rejects claims the now infamous "vault" meeting even took place.
Jon Pierik Former Melbourne midfielder confirms what had long been suspected — that the Demons tanked in 2009.
Jon Pierik New Melbourne president says this year's campaign about regaining lost credibility.
Jon Pierik Melbourne president says Demons aim to become one of top five power clubs of Victorian football.
Jon Pierik Melbourne co-captain has warned against pulling out the 'potential' card when it suits.
Jon Pierik Possibility of honouring Stynes with international rules series split between Dublin and Melbourne.
Jon Pierik This was to be the day when the Demons honoured Jim Stynes on the scoreboard.
Jon Pierik Jim Stynes night hailed as the saviour of the Melbourne Football Club.