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 Rohan Connolly wraps up the final weekend of the AFL season for 2012.
Rohan Connolly Swans have won kudos for having held on to one of the top two spots on the ladder since June.
Rohan Connolly The visiting Swans will push the Crows early, but Adelaide has the better form.
Rohan Connolly Why Sydney has taken the step from mere finals prospect to genuine flag contender.
Rohan Connolly Can a side as proven as the Pies really be dismissed as a flag chance?
Rohan Connolly Giants' key forward Jeremy Cameron is emerging as a star.
Rohan Connolly Geelong's capacity to keep its playing group fresh and hungry over a golden era now spanning seven years has become one of the AFL's best examples of list management.
Rohan Connolly Stereotypes have served football well for a long time but the business of pigeonholing in the AFL has become a lot harder in recent years.
Rohan Connolly Two great rivals, a gripping sub-plot, a packed MCG and an unlikely hero.
Rohan Connolly First Melbourne rebuilt. Lately, coach Mark Neeld has talked about rebuilding the rebuild.
Rohan Connolly Geelong's Joel Selwood and Essendon's Jobe Watson are two of the best leaders.
Rohan Connolly What we have learnt from the on-field action in the first month of the AFL season.
Rohan Connolly Rarely have so many been in the hunt for the major prize.
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.
Rohan Connolly Young North Melbourne defender Shaun Atley appeared for the Roos in both contests.
Rohan Connolly Perhaps the most definitive comment on the long-running Melbourne tanking saga mercifully brought to a close this week came not with the announcement of penalties and the welter of analysis which...
Rohan Connolly We review a year of on-field glory and off-field ignominy, and look forward to next season.
Rohan Connolly and Jon Pierik Suspended key forward seems almost sure to end up with the Swans.
Rohan Connolly Has the 2012 AFL season actually finished yet? Has 2013 already begun? Who really knows any more?
Rohan Connolly Two preliminary finals pitting a Victorian team against a side from over the border. Even a few years ago, that might have had the locals manning the barricades.