Rohan Connolly, a senior football writer for The Age and radio broadcaster with sports radio station 1116 SEN, has been covering the game since 1983. A multi-AFL Media Association award-winner known for his passion and love of the game, he analyses the AFL for the newspaper and contributes a blog and weekly video, "Footy Fix", for The Age's football website, Real Footy.
Rohan Connolly It's fair to say the whole football world is pretty dirty on Essendon right now, but perhaps Richmond more than most, for a couple of good reasons.
Rohan Connolly No one was quite sure pre-game how Saturday night's clash would pan out.
Rohan Connolly Richmond coach says team will embrace first appearance in finals series for 12 years.
Rohan Connolly Richmond faces an uphill battle to make the finals for another season.
Rohan Connolly If North does make it to the finals, Drew Petrie would have been in no small way responsible.
Rohan Connolly NAB Cup can turn up some even more profound results on an individual level.
Rohan Connolly On paper, the Richmond midfield looks impressive, but the numbers tell a different story.
Rohan Connolly Tigers fans were watching an early 20-point lead evaporate with remarkable speed.
Rohan Connolly Richmond puts on its best performance of the season, hammering Hawthorn at the MCG.
Rohan Connolly The two biggest stories of the weekend games emerged from the same match.
Rohan Connolly Richmond have survived a week of turmoil, suspensions and injuries and their own terrible kicking to defeat a depleted Melbourne in their AFL clash at the MCG.
Rohan Connolly This was one of those games best forgotten as soon as the final scores were recorded.