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.

Bound by the school of hard knocks

Stathi Paxinos Old mates have taken different paths to Melbourne.

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...

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

Broncos wary of pumped-up Slater

Billy Slater

Stathi Paxinos Brisbane coach wishes Slater could have saved a couple of his rare fumbles for tonight.

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

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.