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.

Hunger for more flags still rages, says Hinchcliffe

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm kept to the standard line about the prospect of winnig back-to-back premierships.

Rugby League

Cut down on errors, Storm told

Craig Bellamy

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

Recovery

Slater 'won't rush return'

Billy Slater gets buried under two Maroons.

Stathi Paxinos Storm coach Craig Bellamy says star full-back will not rush his return.

Slater not optimistic about NRL return this week

Slater

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Storm full-back Billy Slater believes he is unlikely to be ready to be rushed back into the team for this weekend's clash against North Queensland despite the one-time premiership...

Rugby League

Storm defence must improve, says Slater

Billy Slater

Stathi Paxinos Injured Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater has admitted the team must have a look at itself.

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...

Rugby League

Hinchcliffe rises to the challenge

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 06:  Ryan Hinchcliffe of the Storm breaks through the Panthers defence to score a try during the round 22 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Penrith Panthers at AAMI Park on August 6, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Stathi Paxinos The gritty back-rower could be just one game away from playing for Australia.