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

Slater cops an earful from Bulldog

James Graham allegedly bit Billy Slater's ear.

Stathi Paxinos In the end, no one was talking about James Graham's Mike Tyson-moment after the Storm's 14-4 grand final win.

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Hoffman hopes title will persuade Bellamy

Craig Bellamy

Stathi Paxinos RYAN HOFFMAN said there was one way to show Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy how much he meant to the team and players.

Rugby League

Basic, boring win the day for a turnaround

Jason Ryles.

Stathi Paxinos Jason Ryles could not believe his luck when the Melbourne Storm racked up nine consecutive wins at the beginning of the season.

Rugby League

Lowe lapping up last days

Jaiman Lowe

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm front-rower Jaiman Lowe has had a niggling feeling for much of the year. It began as a battle for motivation when he was consigned to the reserves early this season but once he...

Storm shoot for holy grail to rock Sea Eagles at home

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Stathi Paxinos VICTORY against Manly in tonight's clash would go a long way to showing that Melbourne could beat any team anywhere, because when it rise to challenges, skipper Cameron Smith believes there are few...

Rugby League

Storm prop out for year

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Stathi Paxinos Michael Greenfield's stint at the Melbourne Storm, and possibly his career, could be over.