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

Cut down on errors, Storm told

Craig Bellamy

Stathi Paxinos Coach Craig Bellamy wants improved showing against North Queensland.

Rugby League

Storm wary of Hasler factor

Craig Bellamy and Des Hasler

Stathi Paxinos MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy has said that he does not know, or had not really thought about, what sorts of tricks Canterbury counterpart Des Hasler could pull in Sunday's grand final.

Cronk has no origin fears

Stepping up: Queensland's Brent Tate limbers up with teammates ahead of Wednesday's origin clash against New South Wales at Etihad Stadium.

Stathi Paxinos and Glenn Jackson Queensland half-back not concerned that state-of-origin game will be his first in No. 7 jersey.

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

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.

League

Bellamy finds pluses as Storm's losses add up

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14:   Brent Tate of the Cowboys celebrates his try with team-mate Ashley Graham during the round 19 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the North Queensland Cowboys at AAMI Park on July 14, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Matthew Mallett/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos MELBOURNE Storm coach Craig Bellamy last night said he had seen enough in his team's 20-16 loss to North Queensland to be a little less worried and a little happier about his team's prospect's of...