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.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Football's brave new world of free agency has begun with a bang with Saint Brendon Goddard lodging the paperwork for Essendon's four-year offer with the AFL.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Geelong has emerged as a major off-season player, it's eye on Rivers and McIntosh.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Michael Gleeson Geelong forward escapes serious damage to his ankle from injury in NAB Cup match.
Michael Gleeson Melbourne, it seems, is like Baghdad: in a permanent state of rebuilding.
Michael Gleeson Statistics say Gibson should have been All-Australian.
Michael Gleeson They never really went away. Not really. Not in a flick pass, drop kick kind of way.
Michael Gleeson Several big names are back for the Collingwood-Geelong blockbuster.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Brownlow medallist strains a hamstring and All-Australian defender forced out of the game.