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Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson has been chief football writer for The Age since 1999. She was the first woman to cover Australian Rules football on a full-time basis and the first woman to win the AFL's gold media award. She has won the AFL Players' Association's football writer of the year (1999) and the AFL Media Association's most outstanding football writer and most outstanding feature writer (2000, 2003, 2005). In 2014 she won the Melbourne Press Club's Graham Perkin award as Australian journalist of the year. She also won a MPC Quill Award in 2003.

Ken Hinkley with Port Adelaide CEO Keith Thomas on Tuesday.

Port see the light, but dark times for Suns

Experienced coaches with solid finals records don't come around every day. Which is why Port Adelaide envisaged a world without Ken Hinkley, did not like what it saw and responded accordingly.

Steve Hocking is overseeing the succession plan at Geelong before moving to AFL headquarters.

Lloyd firms up as top fancy for Cats role

Simon Lloyd has emerged as the front runner to take over as Geelong's head of football next month with the Cats forced to restructure its department following the impending departure of Steve Hocking.

Lance Franklin has had a huge impact on Australian rules in Sydney.

AFL has grounds for concern in Sydney

Gillon McLachlan has vowed to find football grounds in Sydney for junior players being turned away by local clubs due to a critical shortage of facilities.

Richmond President Peggy O'Neal at Punt Road today.

Firmly in their sights, but she never flinched

You might remember Peggy O'Neal. She was president of the Richmond Football Club this time last year — a time of crisis for the Tigers when not one but two groups were targeting the board in general and O'Neal specifically.