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 and Emma Quayle Talented young Sydney forward quits the club for cross-town rival Greater Western Sydney.
Michael Gleeson Lance Franklin will be paid a relatively low amount in his first years at Sydney while Kurt Tippett's sizeable contract tapers down.
Michael Gleeson UPDATE Amazingly the Giants have been outbid ... and outflanked. Lance Franklin has chosen Bondi over Rooty Hill.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn takes a big step towards going one better than last year with a 54-point win over Sydney.
Michael Gleeson Set against what happened to Carlton for being a recidivist salary cap cheat, all other club punishments have paled. Until Essendon.
Michael Gleeson Free agency was the tool introduced for clubs to ratchet themselves up the ladder.
Michael Gleeson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson may have to overhaul forward set-up.
Michael Gleeson They all came, those who could, armed with an appetite for Chinese food and a fight. Club by club they walked through Silks restaurant at Crown and into a private dining room at the back.
Michael Gleeson Sydney and Greater Western Sydney presidents apologise to Carlton for extraordinary attack on club for having criticised Kurt Tippett deal.
Michael Gleeson Etihad Stadium should be bought immediately with money from the AFL's Future Fund to solve the structural problems that are crippling the less financial clubs through onerous stadium deals, an...
Caroline Wilson and Michael Gleeson Adelaide has taken the extraordinary step of giving up their first two AFL national draft picks as they brace for heavy penalties from the Kurt Tippett saga.
Michael Gleeson Three clubs plunge on mature talent, pulling in players from the state leagues in the draft.
Michael Gleeson GREATER Western Sydney are planning to meet Kurt Tippett next week, as the club explores the possibility of moving some of Israel Folau's marketing millions over to the controversial former Adelaide...
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Greater Western Sydney explores possibility of recruiting Kurt Tippett.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda and West Coast spoke late last week for the first time in days. It was a short conversation.
Michael Gleeson If Cale Hooker nodded his head, Mitch Brown might now be a St Kilda player.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Greater Western Sydney is planning to meet Kurt Tippett next week, as the club explores the possibility of moving some of Israel Folau's marketing millions over to the controversial former Adelaide...
Michael Gleeson Rivals call for ''archaic'' salary cap concession for Sydney clubs to be scrapped.
Jon Pierik, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Two key dominoes of trade week - Josh Caddy and Kurt Tippett - could take time to fall.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.