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

Melbourne Storm deserved more from Brian Waldron's 'apology'

Stathi Paxinos dinkus

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm fans, players and officials have waited four years for some sign of contrition from Brian Waldron about the role the former chief executive played in the salary cap cheating that...

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Rugby League

Full-backs' duel crucial

Billy Slater and Ben Barba.

Stathi Paxinos The battle between Billy Slater and Ben Barba in today's NRL grand final has the fans excited.

Rabbitohs ready for the Storm

Ryan Hoffman.

Stathi Paxinos It will be like a family reunion when the Melbourne Storm plays South Sydney at AAMI Park.

Rugby League

I'll keep on learning: Nielsen

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 01:  Dane Nielsen of the Storm dives over to score a try during the round 21 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm at Parramatta Stadium on August 1, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos Dane Nielsen is confident his exit from Melbourne Storm will not stop his development.

Rugby League

Meninga backs his long-time mate

Petero Civoniceva.

Stathi Paxinos Queensland coach Mal Meninga always maintained that Petero Civoniceva only had to say he wanted to play and he would include him in the Maroons' quest for a seventh consecutive state of origin series...

Stars expect Artie will be in Maroons' hearts

Arthur Beetson

Stathi Paxinos QUEENSLAND will honour the legacy of Arthur Beetson as they attempt to extend their record-breaking series wins to seven, according to modern-day greats Billy Slater and Greg Inglis.

Rub of the green just fine for 'lucky' Inglis

Matthew Scott of the Maroons

Stathi Paxinos QUEENSLAND centre Greg Inglis last night admitted it was ''pure luck'' that he scored the match-winning try in the Origin series opener last night.

Rub of the green just fine for 'lucky' Inglis

State of Origin NSW v QLD Etihad Stadium Melbourne , Greg Inglis scores a  try late in the gamePhoto Pat Scala The AgeWednesday the 23rd of May 2012

Stathi Paxinos QUEENSLAND centre Greg Inglis last night admitted it was "pure luck" that he scored the match-winning try in the Origin series opener last night.

Rugby League

Modest Bellamy reflects on Storm career ahead of 250th game

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Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has praised his team and the players he has had at his disposal during his 10 years at the helm of the club as he heads towards his 250th NRL game as a coach this...

Rugby League

Maroons on top in Origin opener

State of Origin

Stathi Paxinos Queensland has positioned itself in the box seat to extend its record-breaking run.

Rugby League

Slater to undergo final test

Billy Slater.

Stathi Paxinos Billy Slater's bid to be fit for next Wednesday's state-of-origin decider could be officially declared over today.

Rugby League

Melbourne Storm appoint new CEO

Stathi Paxinos, Scott Spits Melbourne Storm have appointed a new chief executive, filling the vacancy created by the departure of former acting chief executive Matt Hanson, who left the club in the wake of the salary cap...