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 Sydney forward Jesse White has told the Swans he wants to be traded to a Victorian club.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood end last game bullish it has dodged a bullet and is instead left with a selection headache.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood suffers 11-point defeat and injuries to two key players as North Melbourne wins.
Michael Gleeson Nathan Buckley's purported problem with the group, uncreatively named the Rat Pack - or Brat Pack depending on your age - is that the monastic former teammate's disciplinary ways were too onerous and...
Michael Gleeson Collingwood has found its level for the inconsistent effort it is displaying at the moment, coach says.
Michael Gleeson Free agency was the tool introduced for clubs to ratchet themselves up the ladder.
Michael Gleeson Injuries are forcing Collingwood to re-model its team, writes Michael Gleeson.
Michael Gleeson Harry O'Brien didn't want to be a leader last year. He didn't know what he wanted to do, he was in a dark place.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Ex-Hawk Clinton Young moved well on a wing, starting on Shaun Higgins.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood forward says if he can't wear a glove he will have to chop off his finger.
Michael Gleeson COLLINGWOOD forward Quinten Lynch is seeking a medical exemption from the AFL's ban on players wearing gloves, saying if he can't wear a glove he will have to chop off his finger.
Michael Gleeson For Nathan Buckley, it was a year that was almost good enough, but ultimately amounted to nothing.
Michael Gleeson Clinton Young has quit the Hawks and will play for Collingwood next year.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Michael Gleeson COLLINGWOOD has opened a path for promising young ruckman Jarrod Witts after cutting two ruck rivals yesterday.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood has cut two ruckmen from its list and is not committed to recruiting a back-up, keen to put faith in Darren Jolly supported by versatile recruit Quinten Lynch and a promising but untried...
Michael Gleeson Magpie forward Chris Dawes has told the club he will explore options for a trade.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood forward will play for Melbourne for the next four years.
Michael Gleeson PROMISING young St Kilda player Jamie Cripps has told the club he wants to return to Perth in a trade to West Coast.
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.