Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson

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.

AFL's ticking time bomb

Sydney Swans chairman Richard Colless.

Caroline Wilson Sydney chairman Richard Colless questions AFL's commitment to 10 clubs in Victoria.

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SA, WA clubs to go it alone

Steve Rosich.

Caroline Wilson West Australian and South Australian clubs losing patience in battle to field stand-alone teams.

AFL's cultural challenge

Liam Jurrah

Caroline Wilson The culture shock many indigenous players endure may have been underestimated.


Rendell sought after by clubs

Matt Rendell

Caroline Wilson At least two Victorian clubs have targeted former Adelaide recruiting boss Matt Rendell.


Pies to recruit Rendell

Matt Rendell.

Caroline Wilson Controversial Adelaide recruiter on the verge of resurrecting his AFL career.

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Search for rucks in America

That's mine: Mike Pyke of the Swans marks in a match against Essendon last month.

Caroline Wilson AFL to launch search for next Mike Pyke when it sets up first US-based draft combine.