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). She also won a Melbourne Press Club Quill Award in 2003.
Caroline Wilson, Patrick Bartley A former Victorian jockey who is alleged to have racially vilified Adam Goodes on social media could be thrown out of the industry after being charged by Racing Victoria with conduct...
Caroline Wilson With the playing future of Adam Goodes uncertain late on Tuesday and with Sydney concerned for their player's welfare, the game's stakeholders were holding urgent talks to address some short-term...
Caroline Wilson The AFL's belated public reaction to what has become a watershed issue for the game could be best summed up by Gillon McLachlan's measured Monday media conference in which he politely asked fans to...
Caroline Wilson The AFL's most senior Indigenous official has encouraged Indigenous players from all 18 clubs to perform the war dance made famous by Adam Goodes next weekend to show support for the Sydney champion.
Caroline Wilson Sydney Swans chairman Andrew Pridham has called on the coaches and captains of all 18 AFL clubs to take a stand over what he described as the serial and racist booing of Adam Goodes.
Caroline Wilson Mark Williams' tribute to his longtime friend, team-mate and fellow premiership architect Phillip Walsh proved an intriguing and erudite highlight of the memorial service at the Adelaide...
Caroline Wilson Premiership coach Mark Williams said his overriding emotion was gratitude upon learning he had been given the all-clear from lymphoma.
Caroline Wilson The AFL will open the 2016 season over the Easter long weekend at the MCG after all with Richmond to play host to Carlton on Thursday, March 24.
Caroline Wilson Ken Hinkley has declared Port Adelaide can play finals this season but admits his pre-season fears that his team could struggle under the weight of expectation has been realised.
Caroline Wilson The coaching replacement for Phillip Walsh could come in the form of two men, not one, as Adelaide conceded the tragic death of its senior mentor could force another football department restructure.
Caroline Wilson Netting set up behind the goals at ANZ Stadium has been raised as a potential reason why stadium and AFL ground staff failed to notice the four bolts which cut Jarryd Roughead.
Caroline Wilson Maligned Sydney forward Kurt Tippett played the majority of Saturday night's clash with Hawthorn with a broken hand and is expected to miss at least a fortnight after having a plate inserted.
Caroline Wilson Meredith Walsh asked for two things on Wednesday at the memorial service for her husband Phillip. One was to remember him and his stories and, if possible, write them down and send them her way.
Caroline Wilson The curious case of Harley Bennell is expected to remain just that this week with Gold Coast seemingly determined that the player continue to stand out of football as he is assessed by a series of...
Caroline Wilson It is disappointing that Gold Coast Suns' chiefs have chosen to adopt the AFL's line about Karmichael Hunt.
Caroline Wilson Geelong has approached the AFL Commission for financial relief with the club revealing it will lose close to half a million dollars this season.
Caroline Wilson Troubled Gold Coast Sun Harley Bennell will continue to remain out of football after a succession of talks on Tuesday involving the club, Bennell, the AFL and the players' union.
Caroline Wilson Paul Little's failed presidency of the Essendon Football Club can be traced back to its earliest days – to the last dire days of David Evans' rule, in fact.
Caroline Wilson Gold Coast will move this week to prolong Harley Bennell's suspension with the club formulating an intensified off-field rehabilitation program for the troubled footballer.
Caroline Wilson Few AFL coaches have delivered more in 12 senior games than the half-season Phillip Walsh contributed to the sport he so adored.