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 Hawthorn maestro Shaun Burgoyne has warned the Swans that the Hawks will have a rejigged midfield and will be a ''different'' team when they seek recompense in Saturday night's blockbuster at the MCG.
Jon Pierik and Matt Murnane Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says the cost-of-living allowance remains 'ridiculous'.
Alex Nicholson, Jon Pierik Lance Franklin has made a 'fantastic' impression on his new Sydney teammates.
Jon Pierik North Melbourne chairman turns the heat on departing Sydney counterpart Richard Colless.
Jon Pierik The Swans will head into the finals with two of their key big men still off contract. Ruckman Shane Mumford and forward Jesse White have yet to broker new deals, although discussions have begun.
Jon Pierik Sydney will head into the finals with two of its key big men still out of contract.
David Sygall, Sydney, and Jon Pierik Sydney Swans' coaching and medical staff face a potentially season-defining decision.
Jon Pierik Paul Roos says Sydney is better placed to capitalise on its latest premiership than it was in 2005.
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 and Andrew Wu Richard Colless in bid to clear the air over club's contentious cost-of-living allowance.
Jon Pierik and Deborah Gough The 13-year-old girl who racially abused Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes has apologised for her actions.
Jon Pierik Carlton midfielder will be available for selection for clash against Sydney.
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 While they have been the fiercest of rivals for seven seasons, with another chapter to be played out at the MCG on Saturday night, there is also great respect between Geelong and Hawthorn.