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 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 Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson As Essendon celebrated finally overcoming Collingwood on Anzac Day and breaking a seven-game winless record against the Magpies, Collingwood acting captain Scott Pendlebury lashed his fellow...
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 Spirited Pies ensure their former coach Mick Malthouse stays winless in 2013.
Michael Gleeson Darren Jolly was rested from the second game with a Pies newbie, that young chap Ben Hudson joining in.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood is confronting a poser: how do you fit eight defenders into six spots?
Michael Gleeson They never really went away. Not really. Not in a flick pass, drop kick kind of way.
Michael Gleeson Travis Cloke is this year's Tom Scully. Will he? Won't he? How many hearts will be broken if he does?
Michael Gleeson The football world questioned if Jack Grimes was ready to lead. At first he did too.
Michael Gleeson Gary Ablett had more disposals than any other player has had in a game since Greg Williams amassed that number in 1989.
Michael Gleeson STAR Collingwood midfielder Scott Pendlebury is unlikely to be fit for this week's critical clash with West Coast.
Michael Gleeson Star Collingwood midfielder unlikely to be fit for this week's clash with West Coast.