Peter Hanlon

Peter Hanlon

Peter Hanlon has worked at The Age since 1995, initially as deputy sports editor, subsequently as editor of the Saturday and Sunday Age sports sections, and since 2007 as a senior sports writer. He writes extensively on the AFL, and has also covered the Beijing Olympics and Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Cocky globetrotter lines up for Caulfield en route to the Big One


Peter Hanlon Alex Cairns is halfway through the longest six weeks of his life, and missing his wife, Lizzie, and daughter Ella terribly.

Nomad who can go the journey


Peter Hanlon On a long trip away from family, Alex Cairns has a veteran traveller for company.

From a ratbag to walking tall in life

Melbourne Cup winner Brett Prebble.

Peter Hanlon Brett Prebble remembers a time when his was a name trainers didn't want to know.

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Prebble reflects on man he was many Moons ago

Brett Prebble

Peter Hanlon AFTER a costume change that would have done a superhero proud, Brett Prebble emerged from the jockey's room for the race after the Great Race, still beaming, and walked into David Hayes' outstretched...