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.

Magpie Dane Swan star guest at Mick Gatto restaurant fund-raiser

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Caroline Wilson and Cameron Houston Collingwood footballer Dane Swan was the star attraction at a $200-a-head dinner promoted and attended by underworld boss Mick Gatto and other gangland figures and held this week at a pizza...

Risky business on the side fails club and test of plausibility

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Caroline Wilson Dane Swan's mixed messages once his brazen lack of judgment was exposed on Wednesday delivered the clearest response possible that he had made a grave error in openly doing business in the company of...

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Tigers' contract fight

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Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson EXCLUSIVE Richmond is fighting to retain two of its key young stars, Reece Conca and Dustin Martin.

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Magpies look inwards to find success

Proud Pie: Dane Swan has had a change of heart.

Caroline Wilson After one underachieving season, Nathan Buckley appears determined to drive a redesign.

AFL

Fisher on outer at Saints?

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Caroline Wilson Off-field behaviour of yet another senior AFL footballer becomes a serious issue.

AFL needs to help men in trouble

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Caroline Wilson Some players simply seem to be ill-suited to a lengthy holiday period.

Pies must tackle bad behaviour

Collingwood should seriously consider sacking Dane Swan. If it has not already.

Caroline Wilson Collingwood should seriously consider sacking Dane Swan. If it has not already.

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Drugs collision course

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Caroline Wilson The AFL clubs appear on a collision course with their players over holiday drug testing, as several club chiefs confirmed they would take on the players union over target testing of suspected illegal...

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Swan's song just a noise for Magpies

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Caroline Wilson Anyone who doubted that Dane Swan was a law unto himself need only to witness the past 48 hours.

Cloke fine a space oddity

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Caroline Wilson and Matt Murnane Collingwood key forward used car park of chief executive Gary Pert once too often.

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AFL

The agony before and after the ecstasy

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Caroline Wilson Mitch Morton's football story, like most fairytales, has a deeper, darker side, one which he accepts will haunt him for the rest of his life.

Two tribes go to war

Trent Cotchin and Marc Murphy.

Caroline Wilson Young leaders will be chasing old glories in Melbourne season opener.

AFL

Pie's radio deal waits on approval

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Caroline Wilson A yet-to-be-signed media deal involving Collingwood's Dane Swan will not kick off as planned on Friday unless it has been cleared by the AFL.

What becomes of the broken hearted?

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Caroline Wilson The much-vaunted Magpie 'handover' has become personal.

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Re-signing Beams to add to Pies' rising cap pressure

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Caroline Wilson Out-of-contract young gun could jump the queue ahead of Travis Cloke.

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