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 It's a familiar tale for Hawthorn as it slumps to a 10th straight loss to Gelong.
Rohan Connolly Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.
Rohan Connolly Few NAB Cup wins of recent times will have been accompanied by as many smiles as greeted the Western Bulldogs’ one-point thriller over Hawthorn on Friday night.
Rohan Connolly Hawthorn has the fundamentals in place to win the flag.
Rohan Connolly COLLINGWOOD assistant coach Robert Harvey said yesterday the Magpies had taken plenty of confidence out of last week's return to some sort of form against Essendon.
Rohan Connolly Magpies assistant coach Robert Harvey says team took confidence out of last week's win.
Rohan Connolly There are plenty of reasons why Hawthorn now seems a premiership standout.
Rohan Connolly Richmond puts on its best performance of the season, hammering Hawthorn at the MCG.
Rohan Connolly Before yesterday it still somehow felt like Hawthorn had some sort of question to answer.
Rohan Connolly The pieces of the flag jigsaw are coming together for Hawthorn.
Rohan Connolly Some players are afforded more critical largesse than others.