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 Damien Hill walked into last night's post-match press conference a happy man.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels and the Australian Rugby Union are at loggerheads as to who the Super Rugby franchise can recruit to ease its front-row crisis.
Stathi Paxinos DANNY CIPRIANI believes there will be one crucial similarity when Melbourne Rebels play the Brumbies in Canberra tonight: team spirit.
Stathi Paxinos Danny Cipriani believes there will be one crucial element in tonight's game: team spirit.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels show they would no longer be known as easybeats of competition.
Stathi Paxinos Michael Lipman says he has many reasons to pull out his best game in a 'very, very long time'.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne knows it must start fast to take the wind out of the dangerous Hurricanes as it bids for the first time to win a third successive Super Rugby match.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels move to strengthen front-row stocks for next season.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels team.
Stathi Paxinos Tighthead prop says the pack does not need an overhaul from last season.