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.
Rohan Connolly Geelong's decision to slug non-members to watch training sessions backfires.
Rohan Connolly SYDNEY had far more important matters on their mind than history when they upset Geelong at Simonds Stadium two years ago.
Rohan Connolly In the big games, Geelong has proved most reliable.
Rohan Connolly It's a familiar tale for Hawthorn as it slumps to a 10th straight loss to Gelong.
Rohan Connolly The laws of probability suggest that if you toss a coin and continue to call tails, sooner or later you’re going to get it right. Which is how Hawthorn must feel when it comes to playing Geelong.
Rohan Connolly Western Bulldogs put up a good fight but in the end the Cats take the points.
Rohan Connolly Geelong's capacity to keep its playing group fresh and hungry over a golden era now spanning seven years has become one of the AFL's best examples of list management.
Rohan Connolly Richmond not humiliated but Geelong's strength proves too much.
Peter Hanlon and Rohan Connolly Geelong's Allen Christensen barracked for Essendon as a boy, and will have two younger brothers in the crowd on Friday night who are still avid Bombers.
Rohan Connolly Wounded Geelong weathers Adelaide surge, then runs away to win an entertaining battle.
Rohan Connolly The Cats have won their past eight clashes against the flag fancies.
Rohan Connolly There can't be a genuine fan of AFL who isn't salivating over the prospect of another epic between Hawthorn and Geelong at the MCG tonight, whatever their club allegiance.
Rohan Connolly Adelaide got away with the points this round as the Saints showed plenty of pluck against the Pies.
Rohan Connolly During the past few weeks Geelong have had 'we're not done just yet' written all over them.
Rohan Connolly Geelong ruckman Nathan Vardy will play his first game of AFL football for more than a year-and-a-half when he returns to the Cats' line-up for Saturday's crucial final round match against Sydney.
Rohan Connolly Geelong ruckman Nathan Vardy will play his first game of AFL football for more than a year when he returns to the Cats' line-up for tomorrow's crucial final-round match against Sydney.
Rohan Connolly Swans have won kudos for having held on to one of the top two spots on the ladder since June.
Rohan Connolly This has been an even more eventful AFL season than usual, full of wild fluctuations.
Rohan Connolly If anyone can win the flag from sixth place, then Geelong can.
Rohan Connolly Geelong captain says the Cats are contenders for a back-to-back premiership.