Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly

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.

Pies pair need to ruffle Eagles

Still No. 1: Travis Cloke, despite the criticism, is the AFL leader for contested marks.

Rohan Connolly Collingwood has to win tonight to avoid being overtaken by West Coast.

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Eagles to soar highest

Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui will have an impact in the marathon that is an AFL season.

Rohan Connolly Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.

Eagles still need to prove themselves

West Coast celebrates

Rohan Connolly You won't find too many Melbourne pundits giving West Coast much of a flag chance.

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Live blog: The Eagles under scrutiny

Footy Fix

Rohan Connolly Blog with The Age's Rohan Connolly from midday today.

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Etihad Stadium: where Eagles dare

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Rohan Connolly West Coast will arrive for the match of the round against Essendon with a long injury list.

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Surprise-packet Saints make strong statement to start AFL season

Pressure: The Saints Luke Dunstan gets his handball away
from West Coast’s Cullum Sinclair.

Rohan Connolly Perception often lags behind reality in AFL football, and in the case of Sunday's game between St Kilda and Adelaide, seemingly about three weeks behind.

Adam Simpson's new state of mind

Eagles coach Adam Simpson.

Rohan Connolly Adam Simpson has been in Perth for six months now, but it didn't take nearly that long to work out how proud the locals are about their home state.

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Live AFL blog with Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to with The Age's voice of the people, at noon Monday.

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Expansion day no horror movie

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Rohan Connolly The first part of Saturday’s double-header certainly delivered an unexpected plot.

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Pre-season: What we've learnt

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Rohan Connolly Here's just a few things we have already gleaned from this February's football.

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In AFL one thing is certain

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Rohan Connolly Yep, uncertainty. So, if your team looks to have copped a tough draw, all is not lost.

Leading by example

Geelong captain Joel Selwood (right) and Steve Johnson celebrate a goal against the Swans.

Rohan Connolly Geelong's Joel Selwood and Essendon's Jobe Watson are two of the best leaders.

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Power have the glory, and the midfield

A Power fan cheers her team on.

Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide is rapidly turning into the feel-good story of 2013.

Cameron stands tallest among Giants

Against the Swans, the Lions were out of a contest almost before it had begun, smashed in every statistical indicator and sadly wanting for effort.

Rohan Connolly Giants' key forward Jeremy Cameron is emerging as a star.

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Perseverance pays off for McCartney's pups

North's Drew Petrie ends up in the crowd after taking a mark at Etihad Stadium

Rohan Connolly St Kilda fans aside, not many wouldn't have felt at least a little warm and fuzzy about the Bulldogs' win.

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Goodes shines for Swans in difficult conditions

Adam Goodes celebrates a goal with Lewis Jetta.

Rohan Connolly No one would have blamed Sydney champion for a bad game given the week he had endured.

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Suns shine with their fast and furious football

Gary Ablett.

Rohan Connolly If Gold Coast continues to improve at its current rate, things could change dramatically.

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Only four can fly the flag

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Rohan Connolly Barring a miracle, the Hawks, Cats, Swans and Dockers will fight it out.

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Suck it up and move on

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Rohan Connolly There's scarcely a week of any AFL season that goes by without some sort of umpiring controversy.

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What's gone wrong with the Weagles?

Daniel Kerr.

Rohan Connolly Many pundits tipped West Coast to win the flag. What has happened to this year's supposed juggernaut?

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