Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly

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.

AFL

AFL season 2014: The most even in recent memory

Rohan Connolly The list of clubs that came close will be truly remarkable when the siren sounds on season 2014.

AFL

Swans v Geelong: Cattery curse could be broken again

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Rohan Connolly Geelong's home ground officially the most impenetrable fortress league football has seen.

AFL

Impossible win at Cats' fortress still spurs Swans to a finals fling

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly SYDNEY had far more important matters on their mind than history when they upset Geelong at Simonds Stadium two years ago.

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Kurt appraisal: Swans harder to pin down with big man on the sidelines

Kurt Tippett

Rohan Connolly Perceptions in football can change markedly in the space of just a couple of games.

AFL

Swans may fly with Tippett on sideline

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly Perceptions in football can change markedly in the space of just a couple of games.

Another visit to the Cats to test Swans

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Rohan Connolly Swans have won kudos for having held on to one of the top two spots on the ladder since June.

Crows by a nose on Swans

Rohan Connolly The visiting Swans will push the Crows early, but Adelaide has the better form.

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Rest key to Sydney's hopes

Adam Goodes and Josh Kennedy of the Swans celebrate after Goodes kicked a goal during the Second AFL Qualifying Final match between the Adelaide Crows and the Sydney Swans at AAMI Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

Rohan Connolly The Swans could be buoyed by preliminary finals history.

Football

Time to collide

Luke Hodge of the Hawks is challenged by Jarrad McVeigh of the Swans in round 22.

Rohan Connolly While it won't be a blowout, Hawthorn's superior skills and potent attack should deliver the flag.

AFL

Eagles to soar highest

Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui will have an impact in the marathon that is an AFL season.

Rohan Connolly Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.

Pre-season six-pack

Shane Tuck

Rohan Connolly NAB Cup can turn up some even more profound results on an individual level.

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Journey into the unknown

2012 season.

Rohan Connolly With another debutant team and so many new coaches, we're in for a turbulent season in 2012.

Strength in midfield makes Swans a force

Swans midfielder Jude Bolton is grounded by Hawk Kyle Cheney as Brent Guerra (left) and Lewis Jetta look on.

Rohan Connolly Why Sydney has taken the step from mere finals prospect to genuine flag contender.

Football

Wayward Dons blow it

Tight contest: Sydney's Lewis Roberts-Tomson tackles Essendon's Heath Hocking last night.

Rohan Connolly Sydney's thrilling four-point win over Essendon last night threw up all sorts of bizarre numbers. The bottom line, though, was that once again these two teams served up a blinder.