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 Krakouer did not play for the senior or VFL teams after being unable to train last week.
Michael Gleeson Seemingly innocuous kick to ankle forces Magpie into second round of surgery in six months.
Michael Gleeson As Collingwood contemplates how to stop the freedom with which better sides open it up, the first consideration was how to restructure its back line.
Michael Gleeson The Saint's versatility has earned him an on-ball role, writes Michael Gleeson.
Michael Gleeson Ten years ago to the game, Collingwood travelled to Adelaide as a rank outsider.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell may miss do-or-die semi-final next week.
Michael Gleeson and Ashley Porter As a footballer, John McCarthy made those he played with smile easily and often.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood players in deep shock and mourning for popular former teammate.
Michael Gleeson Nick Maxwell forced to accept unpalatable truth that he was reckless when he blocked Paul Puopolo.
Michael Gleeson Statistics say Gibson should have been All-Australian.
Michael Gleeson Can you persist with a misfiring forward line going into the finals and hope it rediscovers its mojo?
Michael Gleeson The result Collingwood needed last night was more about the man than the team.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood is confronting a poser: how do you fit eight defenders into six spots?
Michael Gleeson and Martin Blake Collingwood has decided to suspend premiership midfielder Sharrod Wellingham.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne's mature-aged rookie Sam Gibson has waited most of his 25 years to play football.
Michael Gleeson Both Ben Reid and Ryan Schoenmakers have had six months to labour with odious memories.
Michael Gleeson The Buckley years have begun without obvious punctuation. At least little punctuation.
Michael Gleeson The football world questioned if Jack Grimes was ready to lead. At first he did too.