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

Milestone Rebel Hugh Pyle will be missed

Lineout leader: Hugh Pyle will miss his involvement with the fast-developing Melbourne Rebels.

Stathi Paxinos When Hugh Pyle runs out of the Melbourne Rebels against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday, he will be celebrating the milestone of having become the first player to reach 50 Super Rugby games for...

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Rugby Union

Sean McMahon thrives at Rebels against big pack of Cheetahs

Stathi Paxinos Sean McMahon could have wished for an easier introduction to Super Rugby than to face South Africa.

Melbourne Rebels' Sean McMahon stars in winning debut

Sean McMahon

Stathi Paxinos Rebels rookie Sean McMahon could have wished for far easier ways to play his first game of Super Rugby than facing a South African forward pack.

Burgess likes the Rebels

Lookout: Luke Burgess on the tear for Toulouse. He will join the Rebels next season.

Stathi Paxinos Coach, playing roster the reasons why former Wallabies half-back joined Rebels.

Rugby Union

Mortlock to miss last home game

Stirling Mortlock.

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels skipper Stirling Mortlock is set to miss his final game in Australia despite the club maintaining that the retiring veteran would be given until the last possible moment to be...

Delve named top Rebel

Gareth Delve of the Rebels.

Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve has won the Melbourne Rebels top award at the club's end-of-season presentation lunch today.

Meet the Rebels

Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels team.