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 Off-field scandals and AFL pre-seasons have come together with toxic regularity since Andrew Demetriou joined the league at the beginning of the 21st century.
Caroline Wilson Two AFL players have stepped forward and 'blown the whistle', complaining to the AFL of irregular practices at their clubs.
Caroline Wilson TWO AFL players have stepped forward and "blown the whistle", complaining to the AFL of irregular practices at their clubs.
Caroline Wilson Evans is holding fast to one relationship he sees as crucial to the Don's future: James Hird.
Caroline Wilson and Jon Pierik Essendon chairman David Evans has announced a "full external and independent review of governance and processes of the club" in the wake of the club's recent drugs crisis.
Caroline Wilson A bold plan to promote indigenous football talent will see an all-Aboriginal side play in the TAC Victorian under-18 competition this year.
Caroline Wilson RICHMOND looks poised to secure one of the AFL's most respected player agents, Daniel Richardson, to take over the Tigers' football department on the eve of the 2013 season.
Caroline Wilson In the end it all came down to one meeting in July 2009 in an old tin shed at the Junction Oval known as ''the vault''.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne remains hopeful of diluting its expected $500,000 fine due to alleged tanking.
Caroline Wilson Tanking is a sensitive issue, particularly for Melbourne people who know how badly the club botched its attempts to gain early draft picks - and how the club botched the results.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne appears to have escaped draft penalties but faces a fine of $500,000 as the AFL investigation into tanking sparked by Brock McLean moved on Friday into the final stages of resolution.
Caroline Wilson Concerned and angry AFL players rally around the competition's call to report drug use.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne lost games on purpose and should be punished accordingly.
Emma Quayle and Caroline Wilson Club officials reportedly hopeful of receiving some good news in the next 48 hours.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Caroline Wilson FORMER Hawthorn and All Australian player Trent Croad was involved in discussions about a peptide supply deal linked to an outlaw bikie gang, in the latest revelation to emerge in the sport...
Caroline Wilson Suddenly Essendon became the national face of performance-enhancing drugs.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker and Caroline Wilson Former Hawthorn and All Australian player Trent Croad was involved in a peptide supply deal linked to an outlaw bikie gang, in the latest revelation to emerge in the sport supplement scandal.
Caroline Wilson The football future of Essendon's favourite son and the man who gave up a comfortable post-playing retirement to lead his club back to glory now hangs in the balance.
Caroline Wilson, Matt Murnane THE AFL Players' Association will seek clarification from the Australian Crime Commission amid concerns that some players have been the targets of phone tapping.
Matt Murnane and Caroline Wilson AFL Players Association to seek clarification amid concerns players phones may have been tapped by Australian Crime Commission.