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 suffers the sort of loss that had been forecast to be its lot this year.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda has warned clubs to keep their hands off revered stars such as Riewoldt and Montagna.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson St Kilda forced to reassure coach his job was safe after claim by former long-serving Saints president.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson Of the improbable things that can happen in football, this was among the more implausible.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda coach Scott Watters says reward for persisting and winning will be significant.
Michael Gleeson Brent Harvey celebrates his 350th game with a four-goal haul in North Melbourne's 68-point win over St Kilda.
Michael Gleeson Luckless Saint Rhys Stanley injures his left knee after being switched to defence.
Michael Gleeson Richmond key forward stars with seven goals as Tigers hold off St Kilda in second-round clash.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Jack Watts' next 'class could be as a defender trying to curb Nick Riewoldt.
Michael Gleeson When it was a good side, playing and not quite winning grand finals, St Kilda never looked this good. The Saints were effective but they never looked quite like this.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne's year has to a large extent been unpredictable and uncertain even to themselves.
Michael Gleeson Tagged, injured, reported, Brendon Goddard now has a holiday for a fortnight.
Michael Gleeson The Saints were not clean and it was a very young Geelong side.