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 Union

The adaptable Adam Ashley-Cooper

Stathi Paxinos It is somewhat apt that Adam Ashley-Cooper played his first Test for Australia without a number on the back of his jersey.

Rugby Union

Waratahs quell the Rebels second time around

waratahs

Stathi Paxinos The last time NSW ventured to AAMI Park, the Melbourne Rebels sprang a 24-22 ambush late last season that began a run which saw the Waratahs slip from finals contention.

Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebels have a score to settle with Western Force

Handy inclusion: Cadeyrn Neville will start for the Rebels.

Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels remember the last time they played the Western Force all too well.

Rugby Union

Rebels forwards to take control, says O'Connor

James O'Connor.

Stathi Paxinos The stand-in Melbourne Rebels captain was eager to promote his forwards in Friday night's game against New South Wales.

RUGBY

Wallabies restore hope with last-minute try

Stathi Paxinos

Stathi Paxinos Who says history never repeats? Etihad Stadium again proved a lucky hunting ground for the Wallabies who, as they did 12 years ago, kept the series alive by hanging to beat the British and Irish...

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