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 If Essendon was looking for some sort of emotional boost at the start of this critical game against West Coast, it couldn't have written a better script than what actually unfolded.
Rohan Connolly Collingwood emerges eight-point winners over West Coast in a classic at the MCG.
Rohan Connolly Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.
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 West Coast will arrive for the match of the round against Essendon with a long injury list.
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 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 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 Sunday's win over Hawthorn proved it won't take much for Fremantle to become a far bigger flag threat.
Rohan Connolly This year's premiership is likely to be won by the team that can still find something a little extra.
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 For most of this year, any discussion about Collingwood's capacity to challenge for the premiership has gone hand-in-hand with the debate about the form of Travis Cloke.
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 After a six-year wait, Hawthorn ruckman Luke Lowden will finally make his AFL debut in Launceston on Saturday against West Coast.
Rohan Connolly Port Adelaide is no novelty. It's the real deal.
Rohan Connolly The first part of Saturday’s double-header certainly delivered an unexpected plot.
Rohan Connolly Discuss the footy issues that matter to with The Age's voice of the people, at noon Monday.