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

Scott Higginbotham the Melbourne Rebels go-to man

Stathi Paxinos Scott Higginbotham scores the decisive try to take the Rebels to a 22-16 win.

Would-be Wallaby Tomane's Queensland curse

Joe Tomane

Stathi Paxinos Joe Tomane reckons there is something about Queensland that just does not agree with him.

Rugby Union

Force wary of emerging Rebels

The Melbourne Rebels.

Stathi Paxinos When Western Force's Nick Cummins looks at his team's next opponents he sees several things.

Rebels wins will attract best players

The Reds' Scott Higginbotham seems to be getting better and better.

Stathi Paxinos Announcement about highly regarded Reds' backrower Scott Higginbotham expected soon.