Michael Gleeson is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, athletics, cricket and tennis. He has been awarded the Grant Hattam Trophy for outstanding journalism in football, while his cricket writing has been recognised in twice winning the Cricket Victoria cricket writer of the year award.
Michael Gleeson Melbourne has won one game; the Western Bulldogs have won one game.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne breaks its duck for season 2013 in fine style.
Michael Gleeson Key forward Drew Petrie reported for a bump on Brisbane's Rohan Bewick
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Colin Sylvia could leave, with Melbourne losing the right to match any rival bid.
Michael Gleeson Western Bulldogs captain will miss most of the first month of the season.
Michael Gleeson The Marngrook Footy Show, dumped by the ABC at the end of last year, has been given a new life on SBS after a campaign of support from fans.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda has emerged as a possible new home for Carlton ruck Robert Warnock.
Michael Gleeson If Cale Hooker nodded his head, Mitch Brown might now be a St Kilda player.
Michael Gleeson COLLINGWOOD has opened a path for promising young ruckman Jarrod Witts after cutting two ruck rivals yesterday.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Football's brave new world of free agency has begun with a bang with Saint Brendon Goddard lodging the paperwork for Essendon's four-year offer with the AFL.
Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall St Kilda will make a bid for Gold Coast's Josh Caddy and West Coast defender Mitch Brown in a effort to turn loss into gain.
Michael Gleeson Chris Dawes will talk with Nathan Buckley to discuss the ramifications for him of the club’s decision to sign West Coast free agent Quinten Lynch.
Michael Gleeson Ten years ago to the game, Collingwood travelled to Adelaide as a rank outsider.
Michael Gleeson North Melbourne withstands late push from Brisbane Lions for 16-point win.
Michael Gleeson and Ashley Porter It wasn't a video nasty, but coaches gave mixed reports about the new referral system.
Michael Gleeson Bulldog Tom Williams and Carlton's Jeremy Laidler seriously injured in pre-season clash.
Michael Gleeson Coach Mark Neeld has favoured strong bodies over the ball and winning every contest.