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 St Kilda's self-administered short-term pain for long-term gain is confronting a sobering early season test with the regenerated side entering its early bellwether matches with a further depleted...
Michael Gleeson In the match between the team with no midfield the team with no tall forwards, St Kilda will debut at least one if not two midfielders in the season opener against Melbourne.
Michael Gleeson Carlton's eight-goal second quarter earns it a gritty 32-point win against St Kilda.
Michael Gleeson Gold Coast's breakout AFL season has continued to gain momentum with a regulation 38-point win over St Kilda on Sunday.
Michael Gleeson Western Bulldogs veteran Daniel Cross dropped as club responds to sobering loss to Gold Coast.
Michael Gleeson and Peter Hanlon Justin Koschitzke suffers a suspected calf injury in the stifling heat of the Saints' first hitout.
Michael Gleeson Immediate signs of a new look at St Kilda under the new coach.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Matthew Lloyd fears players risk becoming quadriplegics unless the AFL takes immediate action.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne's year has to a large extent been unpredictable and uncertain even to themselves.