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 If Richmond is looking for evidence it can feature this season in its first finals campaign in more than a decade, this may be it.
Jon Pierik Trent Cotchin says it's time for the Tigers to take their game to the 'next level'.
Jon Pierik Martin is still a work in progress off the field, but Tigers expect his best season yet.
Jon Pierik Nick Riewoldt remains open to relinquishing the St Kilda captaincy as he works towards a contract extension.
Jon Pierik Nathan Buckley believes franchising is a good way to move away from constraints.
Jon Pierik Essendon captain switches management while Trent Cotchin divides his loyalty.
Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson Trent Cotchin wins a second successive Jack Dyer Medal as Richmond's best and fairest.
Jon Pierik Gary Ablett continues to show why he remains one of the game's greatest talents.
Jon Pierik With the start of the AFL's pre-season competition less than three weeks away, it's time to go around the grounds and check up on the clubs' injury lists.
Jon Pierik Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer is gearing up for a better year.
Jon Pierik Already a cult figure at his new club, Richmond ruckman Ivan Maric attracts even more support.
JAKE NIALL and JON PIERIK SYDNEY'S once-promising premiership hopes have fallen in the past fortnight – their losses to Adelaide and the Tigers a sobering reminder they are vulnerable whenever they don't produce manic...
Jon Pierik Richmond captain Chris Newman said yesterday that a recent highlights tape of Jack Riewoldt's emerging career has shown how much the exuberant forward has developed into more of a team player.