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 Adelaide, still without a win after two rounds, has made five changes to its side for Saturday's big test against an equally desperate Sydney.
Rohan Connolly James Podsiadly has a bit of a head start on his peers when it comes to any butterflies which might be associated with joining a new club at a more senior age than most recruits.
Rohan Connolly Whatever happens in today's Hawthorn-Adelaide preliminary final, it's a game that has already created history of sorts.
Rohan Connolly The visiting Swans will push the Crows early, but Adelaide has the better form.
Rohan Connolly It is pretty easy to jump off the bandwagon of a qualifying final loser. Easy and almost always wrong.
Rohan Connolly Geelong coach went out on a limb by saying his team could win flag from outside top four.
Rohan Connolly Whichever players end up being announced this year's All Australians on Tuesday evening, no one will be able to argue there has not been a significant changing of the guard.
Rohan Connolly Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.
Rohan Connolly Richmond's climb up the ladder from 3-10 has not only created football history, but set the Tigers up for further success, regardless of what happens next week.
Rohan Connolly This year's premiership is likely to be won by the team that can still find something a little extra.
Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to you with The Age's voice of the people, Rohan Connolly, noon Monday.
Rohan Connolly West Coast coach Adam Simpson conceded he had little idea what sort of performance his side was going to produce just before Sunday’s demolition job on Collingwood at Patersons Stadium.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood is always a victim of bloated expectations. A football club with a massive membership, huge following and the game’s most outspoken president guarantees headlines whether it’s...
Rohan Connolly You tend to revisit a lot of the same old stories every football season. But is there any annual debate in the game more tedious than that concerning umpiring?
Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide has set the bar so high and so unexpectedly this AFL season that there had to be a correction of sorts at some stage. And it’s happening right now.
Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide has already proved the surprise packet of 2014. But as the AFL season enters its home stretch, the Power is in danger of not getting the reward its efforts deserve.
Rohan Connolly The standard line used to pump up clashes between old Victorian foes Carlton and Collingwood is ''no matter where they are on the ladder''.
Rohan Connolly Thursday night's Sydney-Geelong clash at the SCG would seem a difficult call for football tipsters around the country. Strangely, it doesn't seem to be worrying the punters quite so much.
Rohan Connolly Rohan Connolly looks at the six who have earned their places in the AFL Hall of Fame.
Rohan Connolly Season 2014 is shaping up as one of the most closely contested in years.