Stathi Paxinos

Stathi Paxinos

Stathi Paxinos covers rugby league, rugby union, boxing, swimming and Australian Rules football for The Age. He has covered numerous major sporting events including the Sydney Olympic Games (boxing), the 2003 Rugby World Cup, state of origin contests and NRL finals, world title fights and national swimming championships. Stathi also covered boxing and aquatics at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Rugby League

Panthers stay wary

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Stathi Paxinos Penrith forward Clint Newton insists that there has not been, and would not be, any use of the words 'form slump' in relation to Melbourne Storm ahead of their clash.

Rugby League

Local to debut at Storm

Local talent: Storm's Mahe Fonua (right).

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm could be on the verge of unveiling its first bona fide Victorian talent.

Rugby League

Bellamy stokes Storm fire before Manly clash

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Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has declared that despite the bitter history between the Storm and their preliminary final opponent, Manly, he wants his team to have some fire and emotion going...

Rugby League

Storm keen to put the wind up Manly

Melbourne Storm's coach aknowledges the rival with Manly, but doesn't want it getting out of control.

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has declared that despite the bitter history between the Storm and preliminary final opponent Manly, he wants his team to have some fire and emotion going into...

Hunger for more flags still rages, says Hinchcliffe

Billy Slater, Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk.

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm kept to the standard line about the prospect of winnig back-to-back premierships.

Injuries hopefully behind him, Quinn ready to play up a Storm

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Stathi Paxinos RUGBY LEAGUE The damage to Anthony Quinn's body during the past two years makes for painful reading.

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Perfect Storm get spray from Smith after dropping ball

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Stathi Paxinos THREE late tries to Newcastle took the shine off an otherwise strong win by Melbourne at AAMI Park last night - and earned the players a blast from skipper Cameron Smith.