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 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 There has been a changing of the guard every year of the Melbourne Rebels' existence.
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 It is now fair to say that the Melbourne Rebels are no longer a 'Dad's Army'.
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 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.