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

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...

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.

Red-faced Bellamy promises changes

Jarrod Croker of the Raiders is tackled by Gareth Widdop of the Storm

Stathi Paxinos "Embarrassing"' defence leads to a humbling 40-12 defeat by Canberra.