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 There remains a clear possibility Thompson will not be involved in the AFL next year.
Caroline Wilson Rodney Eade has ruled himself out of the senior Gold Coast job saying he had become virtually reconciled to the fact that his coaching days were over.
Caroline Wilson Michael Voss’ decision to quit his various media roles and join Port Adelaide has signalled the triple premiership captain’s desire to return to senior coaching in future.
Caroline Wilson Sydney coach John Longmire has accused the AFL of denying the Swans and their players one of the "fundamental planks" underpinning both the rights of footballers and effective club list management.
Caroline Wilson Peter Gordon's extraordinarily upbeat version of just how the financially struggling Western Bulldogs had terminated a senior coach's position with two years remaining on his contract demonstrated...
Caroline Wilson Port Adelaide has urged Angus Monfries to break away from the Essendon-funded legal defence as ASADA moves towards reissuing show-cause notices to the 34 players facing bans as a result of the...
Caroline Wilson An announcement on Brenton Sanderson’s replacement expected early next week.
Caroline Wilson Paul Little predicted the exiled James Hird would return to the AFL a better person and that Hird would have to let go of his anger. How futile Little’s hopes seem now.
Caroline Wilson James Hird’s official removal as coach of Essendon is expected to take place in the coming days after a series of crisis talks on Thursday in which he requested more time to consider his...
Caroline Wilson The notion that Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has 'lost the players' is a fabrication, according to his captain Scott Pendlebury.
Caroline Wilson James Hird’s decision to defy his club and potentially prolong his players’ anti-doping battle in appealing last month’s Federal Court decision looks to have ended his coaching...
Caroline Wilson Adelaide has moved on Hawthorn's Brendon Bolton with the Hawks' assistant coach understood to have travelled from Melbourne today to present to Mark Ricciuto and the Crows' coaching panel.
Caroline Wilson There was a telling moment late in the third quarter of Hawthorn's 63-point erasure of the Sydney Swans at the MCG that spoke to the build-up, the soap opera and the climax of the quest for...
Caroline Wilson Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder has chosen Port Adelaide as his new home.
Caroline Wilson The former Demon football boss has helped his new team to a grand final.
Caroline Wilson The AFL Players Association will intensify its role in shaping the game and plans to establish its own laws committee.
Caroline Wilson Far from feeling rushed or even emboldened by Adelaide's clumsy handling of the dismissal of coach Brenton Sanderson, Gold Coast should regard the Crows' actions as a cautionary tale.
Jon Pierik, Michael Gleeson and Caroline Wilson Essendon has lost the support of the other 17 AFL clubs over its ongoing handling of its drugs investigation.
Caroline Wilson The 34 past and present Essendon players facing anti-doping bans will distance themselves from any further legal manoeuvring by the Bombers, with some now contemplating a deal with ASADA in a bid to...
Caroline Wilson Essendon faces a massive legal bill after losing its Federal Court challenge against the AFL and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.