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 Dynamic Geelong playmaker likely to return to the side this week.
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 Geelong forward escapes serious damage to his ankle from injury in NAB Cup match.
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 After more than a year out, Collingwood premiership midfielder expected to play.
Michael Gleeson Jake Carlisle, one of the emerging stars of the competition this year, has been forced out of the side to play Greater Western Sydney with an ankle injury suffered on Anzac Day.
Michael Gleeson Only two top-eight sides – Carlton and Fremantle – are in the top-eight sides for winning clearances.
Michael Gleeson Cats have won more games decided by a kick or less than any other team since 2009.
Michael Gleeson A decision by uncontracted Geelong premiership defender Harry Taylor on whether to re-sign with the Cats or return home to Perth could raise the potential for a trade with West Coast and complicate...
Michael Gleeson Round one produces rogue results. But the case of Melbourne may be different.
Michael Gleeson Hawthorn small forward's knee will not force him to miss round one.
Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson AFL clubs were told about increasing prevalence of peptides and human growth hormone-like substances by federal police prior to Essendon controversy that led club to be investigated.
Jon Pierik, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Two key dominoes of trade week - Josh Caddy and Kurt Tippett - could take time to fall.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood forward will play for Melbourne for the next four years.