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 KURT TIPPETT and his former club Adelaide have been charged with a series of rule breaches by the AFL, and will be summoned to appear before the commission next week.
Caroline Wilson and Michael Gleeson Adelaide has taken the extraordinary step of giving up their first two AFL national draft picks as they brace for heavy penalties from the Kurt Tippett saga.
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.
Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson In-season mini-draft, ban on top clubs poaching free agents and possible sale of AFL logo on front of player jumpers options discussed in bid to ease gap between AFL's rich and poor.
Caroline Wilson Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder has chosen Port Adelaide as his new home.
Caroline Wilson James Hird's breakthrough first meeting with a somewhat threadbare group of senior AFL coaches underlined again the exiled Bomber's deep personal dislike of Andrew Demetriou and a threatening regime...
Caroline Wilson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson was sacked after he failed to win the faith of the club’s influential football director Mark Ricciuto.
Caroline Wilson A $1.5 million upgrade of the Whitten Oval will transform the ground into the Victorian showcase for women's football, the fastest growing Australian Rules competition in the country.
Caroline Wilson and Jon Pierik Essendon star Paddy Ryder could quit the club at the end of the season with his management looking at triggering a new breach-of-contract clause that would allow him to walk as a delisted free agent.
Caroline Wilson Essendon became aware it had a genuine problem with Paddy Ryder some weeks ago, but Ryder's problem with the club began, in truth, in the first half of last year.
Caroline Wilson, Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Paul Roos has been the first AFL coach to sound out disgruntled Magpie Heritier Lumumba after it was revealed Collingwood could trade the 27-year-old.
Caroline Wilson The political layers beneath Melbourne's poorly timed decision to apply for a 2014 priority pick appear as complex as the national draft that the AFL is working to simplify.
Caroline Wilson Alastair Clarkson’s push to regulate the business of AFL coaching has gathered a momentum which must surely earn him the title as the most influential coach in the game and one of the most...
Caroline Wilson Having wasted yet another golden opportunity to put up its hand and take responsibility for the nightmare it has inflicted upon its footballers, Essendon instead chose the predictable path on...
Caroline Wilson Gillon McLachlan was the AFL's deal maker long before he became the competition's most powerful executive.
Caroline Wilson Gold Coast chairman John Witheriff✓ has questioned the AFL’s business values and accused it of a lack of courtesy in the decision to review the bidding system for development academy...
Caroline Wilson Taylor Walker is not overstating it when he says his life changed on the April day last year he went down on one knee at the MCG.
Caroline Wilson Swans chief Andrew Ireland has convened a Tuesday night meeting of the four northern AFL clubs to thrash out challenges exclusive to Australian football in Sydney and southern Queensland on the eve...
Caroline Wilson If the Melbourne Football Club’s attempt five years ago to lose games for early draft choices did not already sit high on the long list of the game’s most haunting cautionary tales, then...
Caroline Wilson The latest and potentially most laughable attempt by Essendon to make the AFL accountable for its own dangerous and potentially illegal drugs program has struck a chord as the club continues to point...