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 Jack Riewoldt is resting a minor quad complaint that will force him to again miss Richmond's Nab Challenge match.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood coach heartened by relaxed umpiring approach in the year's first match.
Michael Gleeson Harry O'Brien didn't want to be a leader last year. He didn't know what he wanted to do, he was in a dark place.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood fights off a valiant St Kilda in a tight clash, prevailing by 26 points.
Michael Gleeson After more than a year out, Collingwood premiership midfielder expected to play.
Michael Gleeson Injuries are forcing Collingwood to re-model its team, writes Michael Gleeson.
Michael Gleeson Can you persist with a misfiring forward line going into the finals and hope it rediscovers its mojo?
Michael Gleeson Ten years ago to the game, Collingwood travelled to Adelaide as a rank outsider.
Michael Gleeson Nick Maxwell forced to accept unpalatable truth that he was reckless when he blocked Paul Puopolo.
Michael Gleeson This Collingwood-West Coast game was imbued with more significance than leaving a team one win from a grand final. It was a win with significance for people as well as club.
Michael Gleeson Travis Cloke will not renew acquaintance with Michael Malthouse and nor will he dock in Fremantle. The Collingwood forward will remain a Magpie for five years.