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 The AFL is working to outlaw the insidious practice commonly known as tanking in the recognition that it had no specific rule to cover its findings from the six-month Melbourne investigation.
Caroline Wilson Angry Melbourne footballers made a bid to overturn the tanking policy of 2009.
Caroline Wilson Several key witnesses have come forward as the AFL investigates the Demons for tanking.
Caroline Wilson AFL uncovers secret meeting involving at least 15 Melbourne members in which coaches were reminded of the importance of forfeiting matches in order to gain early draft picks.
Caroline Wilson ANGRY Melbourne footballers formed a deputation and met club officials in a bid to overturn the tanking policy of 2009 only to be told the club was ''staying the course'' in order to gain early draft...
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 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 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 remains hopeful of diluting its expected $500,000 fine due to alleged tanking.
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 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 Melbourne lost games on purpose and should be punished accordingly.
Caroline Wilson, Jon Pierik, Scott Spits ADRIAN ANDERSON has resigned from one of the top jobs at the AFL after nine years. In the third executive departure from Andrew Demetriou's team since the end of the season, Anderson's decision to...
Caroline Wilson Adrian Anderson's shock departure comes at a critical time for the AFL.
Caroline Wilson THE hidden deal that persuaded Kurt Tippett to remain an Adelaide Crow could halt the AFL career of club chief executive Steven Trigg and remove Tippett's right to play the game during his prime...
Caroline Wilson Official the latest target of the AFL's investigation into the tanking affair of 2009.
Caroline Wilson THE latest legal shot in what has become something of an off-season battlefield for the AFL over the past month came from Kurt Tippett late on Monday when he pushed to be immediately delisted by...
Caroline Wilson Senior Melbourne football official reportedly said jobs could go if team did not gain priority pick.
Caroline Wilson In the context of what has emerged in recent weeks in the form of evidence being put forward and corroborated by a number of witnesses, ''pathetic and disgusting'' sums up the situation at the...