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

Sydney is fighting to retain its cost-of-living allowance

Caroline Wilson The Sydney Swans are mounting a case to preserve the contentious cost-of-living allowance.

'We sold our soul' on Tippett deal: Reid

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Caroline Wilson It did not take long for the ink to dry — or more accurately the send icon on the email to function — before Adelaide football boss John Reid knew his club had committed to a terrible thing.

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Irony and disaster in Tippett affair

Caroline Wilson Letter that has haunted Adelaide chief Steven Trigg is in breach of AFL rules.

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Crows to face music

Kurt Tippett

Caroline Wilson Club must lose draft picks and get a heavy fine from the AFL over the Tippett deal.

Football

Reid in the spotlight over Tippett scandal

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Caroline Wilson AFL investigators take an interest in John Reid's relationship with the Brisbane Lions.

Tippett, Crows on draft rule charges

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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.

Australian football

Adelaide, Tippett to face music

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Caroline Wilson Kurt Tippett and his former club charged with a series of rule breaches by the AFL and will be summoned to appear before the Commission next week.

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Adelaide, Tippett to face music

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...

Trigg incompetence led club into abyss

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Caroline Wilson Chief executive has now been charged on three counts of breaching AFL rules.

AFL

The agony before and after the ecstasy

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.