Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.

Rob Heathcote - not your ordinary trainer

Michael Lynch It's fair to say that not too many Australian racehorse trainers would be familiar with the literary works and achievements of a Russian dissident and Nobel Prize-winning writer.

Horse Racing

Platelet has Weir smiling with win

Michelle Payne rides Platelet to victory in the Gilgai Stakes.

Michael Lynch Darren Weir goes from disappointment of group 1 defeat to joy of victory at group 2 level.

Picture much clearer for Buffering's owners


Michael Lynch ANYONE who has tried to watch live coverage of a sporting event on a computer - especially in the pre-broadband days - knows the frustration of that flickering screen and the second it freezes up,...

Buffering shows his fighting qualities with Schillachi Stakes win


Michael Lynch Buffering, the tough, game Queensland trained sprinter, has guts and determination galore. They were on display yesterday in his Schillachi Stakes victory.

Horse racing

Black Caviar wins Personality of the Year Award

black caviar

Michael Lynch Black Caviar has created history by becoming the first non-human to win the Victorian Racing Media Association Personality of the Year Award.

Moment of Change gives Nolen more success

Michael Lynch Group One winners can come from anywhere - even from unfashionable Saturday provincial meetings in far flung locations. Like Murtoa.

Warrior of St George lays down the gauntlet

Glyn Schofield, riding Hay List, returns to scale after winning the Newmarket Handicap.

Michael Lynch Hay List always looks every inch a warrior as he charges to the line.