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 Defender's run one of the pieces that has fallen neatly into place for Mick Malthouse
Michael Gleeson Shane Tuck is a Tigers favourite and son of a famous Hawk of unprecedented longevity in the big time, but he has already survived – twice – when he thought his AFL career was over.
Michael Gleeson Flag favourite and the best team of the year is also the team that has claimed the minor premiership.
Michael Gleeson Bulldogs captain admits he has more work to do yet after being off target.
Michael Gleeson Eagle boots seven less than a month after breaking his foot.
Michael Gleeson Expect bolder play and high-scoring shootouts as a new offensive strategy kicks in, based on last year's grand final.
Michael Gleeson Richmond is following the Sydney model to create a winning combination.
Michael Gleeson Magpies v Eagles at the MCG could be a preview of the grand final.