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 Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood has to win tonight to avoid being overtaken by West Coast.
Rohan Connolly You won't find too many Melbourne pundits giving West Coast much of a flag chance.
Rohan Connolly Blog with The Age's Rohan Connolly from midday today.
Rohan Connolly West Coast will arrive for the match of the round against Essendon with a long injury list.
Rohan Connolly Giants' key forward Jeremy Cameron is emerging as a star.
Rohan Connolly Geelong's Joel Selwood and Essendon's Jobe Watson are two of the best leaders.
Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide is rapidly turning into the feel-good story of 2013.
Rohan Connolly Two great rivals, a gripping sub-plot, a packed MCG and an unlikely hero.
Rohan Connolly History suggests teams that are 0-2 now can't count on September glory.
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.
Rohan Connolly The Adelaide Crows left too much to too few, beaten badly in the clearance stakes.
Matt Murnane and Rohan Connolly Richmond coach Damien Hardwick predicts rule changes will have a profound effect on congestion.
Rohan Connolly The jury is still out on whether quality or quantity is the key to victory.
Rohan Connolly Choosing a team of top grand final performers since 1989 is no easy task.
Rohan Connolly It is pretty easy to jump off the bandwagon of a qualifying final loser. Easy and almost always wrong.
Rohan Connolly They have different styles, but today's North-Fremantle match will be a compelling battle.
Rohan Connolly A battle within a battle looms this week for the teams in the top eight.
Rohan Connolly There are plenty of reasons why Hawthorn now seems a premiership standout.
Rohan Connolly North Melbourne has played to its peak when the pressure to perform was at its greatest.