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.
Stathi Paxinos It is now fair to say that the Melbourne Rebels are no longer a 'Dad's Army'.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels players say they realise the only way they can help coach Damien Hill keep his job is by winning.
Stathi Paxinos There has been a changing of the guard every year of the Melbourne Rebels' existence.
Stathi Paxinos A series of high-profile recruiting failures would not deter the Melbourne Rebels from attempting to lure Benji Marshall to the club, chief executive Rob Clarke said on Wednesday.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION As things stand now, Adam Freier is one of the last players on the list to have not yet played a moment of football for the Melbourne Rebels.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION Rod Macqueen insists that Julian Huxley would be fit for the club's inaugural game against the New South Wales Waratahs.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION Melbourne Rebels leave out injured half-back Sam Cordingley and move novice inside-centre Cooper Vuna to the wing for clash against Brumbies.
Stathi Paxinos It is now easy to understand why Danny Cipriani is at risk of never fulfilling his potential as a rugby player.
Stathi Paxinos Queensland Reds coach Ewen McKenzie yesterday declared that the Melbourne Rebels had earned the respect of his team.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels coach Rod Macqueen insists the major reshuffle of his team's back line will not disrupt the newly found continuity and attacking flair for its Super Rugby clash against Queensland.
Stathi Paxinos Damien Hill goes into this season with the lowest profile of the Australian coaches.
Stathi Paxinos Rod Macqueen has witnessed the remarkable and almost instantaneous transformation the team has had since Danny Cipriani departed.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels coach Rod Macqueen says club right to chase Michael Lipman and he had been confident the England representative would have been a solid cornerstone of new Super rugby franchise.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION The Melbourne Rebels are set to announce some of their playing list on Monday. Stathi Paxinos looks at the new rugby venture.
Stathi Paxinos RUGBY UNION Melbourne Rebels team to join expanded Super 15 competition next year will begin to take shape this week.