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 Inconsistencies in James Hird's version of events that took place during last year's football season a matter of grave concern for Essendon board.
Caroline Wilson Doctor Bruce Reid's disenchantment with the fitness and conditioning regime embraced by Essendon coach James Hird has added another damaging layer to the star coach's predicament following...
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Caroline Wilson, Andrew Wu The South Yarra doctor who authorised blood tests for Essendon players at the request of sports scientist Steve Dank has said it was ''really weird'' that he was used rather than the Bombers' club...
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker and Caroline Wilson The South Yarra doctor who authorised blood tests for Essendon players at the request of sports scientist Stephen Dank has said it was “really weird” that he was used rather than club doctor Bruce...
Caroline Wilson In early February, as James Hird's world began to unravel, he still didn't get it. Sitting alongside his chairman and his chief executive at AFL head office, the Essendon legend, premiership captain...
Caroline Wilson Decision to sack Melbourne chief executive was made late on Saturday night.
Caroline Wilson The last time Melbourne suffered a loss of historic proportions the club sacked its coach Dean Bailey.
Caroline Wilson Lance Franklin's crazy decision to take hostage of Hawks' season suddenly seems increasingly risky for him.
Caroline Wilson Bad blood continues to flow between the two cross-city rivals in Sydney.
Caroline Wilson Reigning premiership coach John Longmire has registered his disappointment with Greater Western Sydney chief executive David Matthews and his "disrespectful" comments about the Swans, as the bad...
Caroline Wilson The curtains opened to signify the official launch of the AFL season and Andrew Demetriou emerged to speak through a strange puff of smoke.
Caroline Wilson John Longmire warns the AFL that the move to cap interchange rotations could bring back flooding.
Caroline Wilson Sydney’s premiership coach has told AFL commissioners how the Swans won the 2012 flag – and of his fears for the game under proposed rule changes.
Caroline Wilson Incoherent and out-of-sorts Lance Franklin stumbled into corporate suite at Melbourne GP.
Caroline Wilson Young leaders will be chasing old glories in Melbourne season opener.
Caroline Wilson An incoherent and out-of-sorts Lance Franklin raised eyebrows and later incurred the wrath of his club when he stumbled into a corporate suite at last weekend's Melbourne Grand Prix where AFL chief...
Caroline Wilson AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou refuses to help fund cricket's proposed exit from the MCG.
Caroline Wilson GWS chairman Tony Shepherd has diagnosed Eddie McGuire with 'a bad case of amnesia'.
Caroline Wilson North Melbourne's football boss denies allegations he linked his own contract negotiations at the club with the recruitment of his son Luke.
Caroline Wilson Concerns have followed the journey of Luke McDonald to his father's club.