Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik and Andrew Wu Richard Colless in bid to clear the air over club's contentious cost-of-living allowance.
Jon Pierik and Jake Niall Swans appear to be the front-runners for the Adelaide forward's services.
Jon Pierik Swans have told Jude Bolton there is a spot on the list next year for him - if he wants it.
Jon Pierik Official statistics show median house prices in Sydney more than 17 per cent higher than Melbourne.
Jon Pierik Paul Roos says Sydney is better placed to capitalise on its latest premiership than it was in 2005.
Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson AFL will break with protocol and schedule Hawthorn in second preliminary final.
Jon Pierik Sydney at top of Wellington City Council's wish-list to play St Kilda.
Jon Pierik Buddy Franklin was the big difference between the sides last time they played - but Hawthorn won the three times he was missing this season, in rounds 11, 14 and 24.
Jon Pierik Sydney defeated St Kilda three weeks ago despite suffering chronic inaccuracy, dominating the sick Saints, but failing to finish them off until the final minutes.
JAKE NIALL and JON PIERIK SYDNEY'S once-promising premiership hopes have fallen in the past fortnight – their losses to Adelaide and the Tigers a sobering reminder they are vulnerable whenever they don't produce manic...
Jon Pierik Ability to negotiate opening seven rounds against fellow finalists from last year ensures Hawks are equal flag favourites with Geelong.
Jon Pierik Hawthorn's forward line passes another major examination in cruising past Sydney.
Jon Pierik Carlton's audacious bid to take over North Melbourne is part of football folklore, but not so well known is the Blues' bid to buy the Saints.
Jon Pierik North Melbourne sought out Dan Bates last week to ask about his methods.
Jon Pierik Hard-nosed defender Nick Duigan a surprise axing by Carlton after one match.
Jon Pierik It's not only members and supporters of Melbourne who are worried about their team.
Jon Pierik Essendon remains hopeful Michael Hurley's wrist injury is not as bad as first feared.
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.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Nick Riewoldt fears two-tiered league unless action taken to ease equalisation concerns.
Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson In-season mini-draft, ban on top clubs poaching free agents and possible sale of AFL logo on front of player jumpers options discussed in bid to ease gap between AFL's rich and poor.