Online sports editor for The Age. Began his full-time career at The Age as an online sports reporter in 1999 before joining Sportal as the Deputy Editor of the AFL-Telstra online network in 2002. Rejoined the online desk at The Age in 2006. Has covered the Sydney Olympics, numerous Australian Open tennis tournaments and several AFL grand finals. Reads the back page first. Hack golfer. Wannabe tennis star.
Scott Spits The 13th and 15th-placed teams clash at Etihad Stadium. Both the Western Bulldogs and Brisbane Lions have negative records and are desperately searching for morale-boosting wins.
Scott Spits Fremantle remains well on the hunt for a finals berth but a victory over the Western Bulldogs in round 15 seemingly must be achieved for that to remain the case.
Scott Spits It's arguably the final chance for the Western Bulldogs to stay in the hunt for the finals. Under new coach Brendan McCartney, the Bulldogs are 2-3 and will bask in the Friday night spotlight when...
Scott Spits The Western Bulldogs overcame the pre-match withdrawal of Adam Cooney to upset North Melbourne by 18 points. They were impressive across four quarters and can hold their heads high.
Scott Spits For those in any doubt about the lopsided nature of this year's AFL competition, witness what may unfold this weekend.
Scott Spits Hello and welcome to our live blog coverage of the start of the 2013 AFL NAB Cup. There's a triple-header on the first night at Etihad Stadium, with Essendon, Western Bulldogs and Collingwood the...
Scott Spits Rolling updates as AFL clubs finalise their lists for the 2013 AFL season.
Scott Spits It's one of the landmark days (or nights) on the footy calendar. AFL draft day 2012. The time when recruiters across the country earn their dough.
Scott Spits, with staff reporters Melbourne will only have to use its second round pick (No. 26 overall) to secure highly-rated father-son selection Jack Viney.
Edited by Scott Spits and Jenna Clarke The Brownlow Medal count is on for another year and you can check out the best of the fashion from the red (or blue) carpet, along with news snippets from the count itself, by following our live blog...
Edited by Scott Spits Round 22 comes to a close with three matches on Sunday. Geelong hosts the Western Bulldogs in the opening match from Skilled Stadium.
Scott Spits The finalists have been decided. Indeed, the week one finals line-up is already in place. But there's three home-and-away matches to be played on the final Sunday, starting with the Carlton-St Kilda...
Scott Spits Welcome to our live blog coverage of round 12 Sunday footy. Hawthorn is hosting the Brisbane Lions at the MCG. The Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide then clash at Etihad Stadium.
Scott Spits We're back to nine games of footy each round, meaning Super Saturday returns with five matches to take place today.
Scott Spits Chris Judd's manager has backed down from his stinging attack on the AFL after initially accusing the league of interfering in the misconduct charges laid against the Carlton skipper.
Edited by Scott Spits The draft certainly seemed less eventful than previous years. GWS dominated. But that's like saying the Giants will lose many games in their first season.
Scott Spits Carlton's father-son selection Dylan Buckley will be sidelined for up to 10 weeks with a finger injury.
Edited by Scott Spits Five matches of AFL footy on a Saturday. It's a throwback to the golden days of the VFL! Track the latest scores, player statistics and plenty more as 10 of the AFL's teams take to the field on...
Scott Spits AFL newbies Greater Western Sydney and Gold Coast are both taking to the field on Saturday in the continuation of round five which started so memorably with the Collingwood-Essendon Anzac Day...