Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly

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.

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Trent Cotchin can't do it all for Tigers

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly A great deal has changed at Richmond over the last five years.

AFL

And while I'm at it ...

Rohan Connolly DON’T FORGET THE DEMONS

Loss has Tigers chasing tail

Nathan Gordon of the Tigers is tackled by Matthew Boyd of the Bulldogs.

Rohan Connolly After only three rounds, Richmond is already facing an uphill battle to stay in touch with the top of the AFL ladder at 1-2 and facing a challenging next month.

AFL

Western Bulldogs hold off Richmond to record first win of 2014

Jack Macrae collected a game-high 30 possessions.

Rohan Connolly The Western Bulldogs have let a 37-point advantage slip before booting the final goal to score a two-point upset win over Richmond.

AFL

Naming hardly shaming for Damien Hardwick

Under pressure: Damien Hardwick.

Rohan Connolly Coaches can't win sometimes. Fail to bring out the big stick after a disappointing performance from their team and they'll cop criticism for being too soft.

AFL

Richmond downs Collingwood by 48 points in their NAB Challenge match at Wangaratta

Ground zero: Tiger Matthew Arnot and Magpie Scott Pendlebury battle for the ball during their NAB Challenge match at Wangaratta on Saturday.

Rohan Connolly Victory, not for the first time engineered by Richmond's classiest acts,

AFL

Rewards come for Roos

Flight time: Richmond's Jack Riewoldt flies with the pack for a mark.

Rohan Connolly North Melbourne had worked very hard for not much reward by quarter-time.

Tougher Tigers pass test

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Rohan Connolly Richmond, and Chris Newman, will get to play finals.

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Tigers out to cause more pain

Rohan Connolly

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.

AFL

Tigers cruise into September

Arms length: Stewart Crameri (left) battles with Alex Rance.

Rohan Connolly No one was quite sure pre-game how Saturday night's clash would pan out.

AFL

Tigers still cubs in big time

Live blog.

Rohan Connolly Tigers have some way to travel before they can realistically mix it with the big boys.

AFL

Half a season produces team brim full of talent

Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly selects his All-Australian team at the half-way mark of 2013.

AFL

Half a season produces team full of talent

Rohan Connolly's All-Australian team.

Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly selects his All-Australian team at the half-way mark of 2013.

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Tigers sound warning

Dustin Martin

Rohan Connolly This was just the sort of game that last year, would have had Richmond more than a little anxious. Against an opponent in Adelaide down but capable.

AFL

Live AFL blog with Rohan Connolly, midday

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, at noon Monday.

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Live AFL blog with Rohan Connolly, midday

Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, at noon Monday.

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Nearly out, but not down

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Rohan Connolly Richmond faces an uphill battle to make the finals for another season.

Sorry Jack, but three aces trumped you

Richmond's Jack Riewoldt

Rohan Connolly It goes without saying that you can't please everyone when picking an All-Australian team, but generally you'll find reasonable consensus about at least 75 per cent of those selected.

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AFL's year of triumph and ignominy

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Rohan Connolly We review a year of on-field glory and off-field ignominy, and look forward to next season.

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Hardwick assures fans Tigers ready for finals

Damian Hardwick.

Rohan Connolly High expectations at the start of any season go with the territory for the Richmond Football Club.

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