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.

Slater set to make a point

League ball

Stathi Paxinos RUGBY LEAGUE Melbourne Storm full-back declares full confidence in repaired shoulder for NRL opening-round clash against Manly Sea Eagles.

Fierce Storm lashes Sea Eagles

Melbourne Storm celebrates after beating the Sea Eagles at AAMI Park.

Stathi Paxinos It has taken far less time than many had thought but Storm now has the chance it has been craving.

Rugby League

Carney tipped to rattle Maroons

Glenn Stewart, Jarryd Hayne and Josh Morris of the Blues train at Etihad Stadium yesterday.

Stathi Paxinos Blues believe five-eighth the man to help them break Queensland's state of origin dominance.