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

Wallabies relish once in a lifetime opportunity

Stathi Paxinos There are few things that Stirling Mortlock did not achieve in his career. Mortlock played 80 Tests for Australia and was captain for 29 of them. He played in two World Cups and won Bledisloe Cups.

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

O'Connor out for six with liver damage

James O’Connor.

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels' hopes of turning around season suffer a blow.

Rugby

Fitting the Beale: Melbourne maestro takes to new spot at five-eighth

Kurtley Beale.

Stathi Paxinos KURTLEY BEALE'S Melbourne Rebels teammates do not doubt that the backline maestro could easily handle a switch to Test five-eighth after watching the difference he has made to the Super Rugby team.

Rugby Union

Wallabies to call on Beale to fill void

Kurtley Beale

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels star Kurtley Beale may play two Tests for the Wallabies in five days.

Rugby Union

Beale to miss just one Rebel game

Kurtley Beale.

Stathi Paxinos Five-eighth's absence another hit for the Rebels play-making stocks.