Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik The threat posed by a visiting marksman has Mick Malthouse concerned.
Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Adelaide Crows chief executive and football operations manager avoid the axe.
Emma Quayle, Jon Pierik ADELAIDE have backed chief executive Steven Trigg's claim that he verbally cancelled a written agreement to trade Kurt Tippett to the club of his choice three years ago.
Ashley Porter and Jon Pierik Buoyed by their semi-final win, the Crows are focussing on taming Lance Franklin, reinvigorating forward Kurt Tippett and reinventing their backline.
Ashley Porter, Jon Pierik Adelaide, buoyed by its semi-final win over Fremantle on Friday night, has quickly turned its attention to taming Lance Franklin, reinvigorating its own forward Kurt Tippett and reinventing its back...
Jon Pierik AFL website highlights several dubious disposals by hand by Eagles' players.
Jon Pierik AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou denies orchestrating Matt Rendell's resignation.
Jon Pierik Kangaroos hope two legends can impart a little wisdom heading into a crucial clash.
Jon Pierik Josh Gibson says Hawthorn still has the right balance to be stingy in defence.
Jon Pierik Carlton key forward Jarrad Waite moves closer to an AFL return this Sunday when he resumes playing.
Jon Pierik Brilliant small forward hurt in bruising three-point win against North Melbourne.
Compiled by Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik take a look at the men guiding the 18 teams in the AFL fray.
Jon Pierik Adelaide struggles to deal with sliding rule in season-opening 35-point loss.
Jon Pierik No coin for traditional pre-match toss determining which end the teams would kick to.
Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik Suspended key forward seems almost sure to end up with the Swans.
Caroline Wilson, Jon Pierik, Scott Spits ADRIAN ANDERSON has resigned from one of the top jobs at the AFL after nine years. In the third executive departure from Andrew Demetriou's team since the end of the season, Anderson's decision to...
Jon Pierik Dean Bailey confesses to one of three charges levelled against him in tanking probe.
Jon Pierik Chief operating officer says league has investigated several sporting systems.
Jon Pierik The AFL claims it has delivered greater fairness and made its marquee Friday-night timeslot even more attractive for broadcasters and supporters in its 2013 fixture.
Jon Pierik and Jake Niall Swans appear to be the front-runners for the Adelaide forward's services.