Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik FORMER Carlton coach Brett Ratten says the time may have come for Chris Judd to relinquish the captaincy.
Jon Pierik Former Carlton coach Brett Ratten says the time may have come for Chris Judd to relinquish the captaincy.
Martin Blake and Jon Pierik Rodney Eade a potential candidate, Scott Burns endorsed as coach-in-waiting after Matthew Primus quits Port Adelaide.
Jon Pierik Mick Malthouse interested in coaching again, but not at Port Adelaide.
Jon Pierik Wallace is interested, Williams is available and Bailey and Bickley should be considered when Port Adelaide begins to assess prospective coaching applicants.
Jon Pierik Small forward determined to return to leadership group and help fast-track club's regeneration.
Jon Pierik How club legends Malcolm Blight and Wayne Carey could have shared the Roos' coaching job in 2009.
Jon Pierik The Dogs must work to ensure they aren't bracketed with the ''irrelevant'' tag.
Jon Pierik As captain of the Western Bulldogs in the years after the relative success of the Terry Wallace era, Chris Grant knew there would be a period of rebuilding that would require patience.
Jon Pierik Boost for Bulldogs with Cooney back to full training and Brian Lake due next week.
Jon Pierik VETERAN coach Rodney Eade says he has no intention of quitting the Western Bulldogs and is in for the ''long haul''.