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 Geelong's victory may have come at a cost, with Paul Chapman reported.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn is no longer the Daryl Cullinan to Geelong's Shane Warne.
Michael Gleeson Joel Selwood had minor surgery in Brisbane last week on a tendon problem.
Michael Gleeson Geelong and Collingwood name their squads for the first NAB Challenge match on Wednesday night.
Michael Gleeson Geelong forward escapes serious damage to his ankle from injury in NAB Cup match.
Michael Gleeson Geelong overwhelms Richmond in a game that was more or less even until half-time.
Michael Gleeson Geelong coach admits his side has been lucky at times in its undefeated start to the season.
Michael Gleeson Dynamic Geelong playmaker likely to return to the side this week.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Geelong has emerged as a major off-season player, it's eye on Rivers and McIntosh.
Michael Gleeson Geelong begins moves to re-sign the man who helped secure third flag in five years.
Michael Gleeson The Swans are a perennial for the eight for myriad reasons, none the least of which being they don't play easy games - they are hard to beat.
Michael Gleeson Geelong cements relationship with Joel Selwood further with a long-term contract extension.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood seldom defeats Hawthorn with strong teams and this team is anything but strong.
Michael Gleeson Were you unaware of the history of these teams the transformation from one half of the game to the other would have seemed fanciful.
Michael Gleeson Loud, boisterous, braying parochial home crowds in most cases do not influence an umpire’s decisions, according to umpires director Wayne Campbell.
Michael Gleeson Steven Motlop's brilliance proved the difference as Geelong rallied in the last term for a pulsating nine-point win over Essendon.
Michael Gleeson Two weeks in a row Carlton has walked darkly from defeat feeling jilted. Feeling denied and abused and like someone else was to blame.
Michael Gleeson Chris Dawes and Jack Frost had never met. They shared a link and suddenly a place on the MCG, but they did not know one another.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood president Eddie McGuire calls Geelong president Colin Carter a hall of fame hypocrite over equalisation.