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.

Union

Laurie Weeks ready to suit up for the Wallabies after long wait

Dream come true: Laurie Weeks, a surprise addition to the Wallabies squad.

Stathi Paxinos When Laurie Weeks arrived in Melbourne with the Wallabies on Wednesday, he was the only member of the team that will play France who was not wearing the team suit.

Rugby Union

Higginbotham regrets missing tour

Scott Higginbotham

Stathi Paxinos Scott Higginbotham says he regrets kneeing and head-butting All Black Richie McCaw.

Rugby Union

Smith keen and able for Wallabies comeback

George Smith

Stathi Paxinos George Smith is keen for a Wallabies call-up to take on the Lions this weekend.

Rugby Union

Beale to make amends for missed chance: Lynagh

Michael Lynagh.

Stathi Paxinos Former Wallabies captain says Beale can either fold or come back stronger.

Rugby Union

Cooper backlash 'below the belt'

Positive spin: Michael Hooper says the Wallabies are still a Bledisloe Cup chance.

Stathi Paxinos Michael Hooper labels continuing rowdy reception given to Quade Cooper as unreasonable.

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Rugby Union

Lealiifano's sweet return

Christian Lealiifano.

Stathi Paxinos Christian Lealiifano's goalkicking has proved to be an asset for the Wallabies.

Rugby

Quade Cooper backlash 'below the belt', says Michael Hooper

Quade Cooper.

Stathi Paxinos Michael Hooper has labelled the continuing rowdy reception given to Quade Cooper in his Wallabies appearances as "unreasonable" and "below the belt".

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