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.

Last season was nearly Nick Maxwell's last

Caroline Wilson Former Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell almost retired at the end of 2013.

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Collingwood's Nick Maxwell to mark 200th game

Nick Maxwell

Caroline Wilson Nick Maxwell almost retired at the end of 2013. It had not been the happiest of seasons, and the outgoing Collingwood captain believed he had had enough of football and that the feeling was mutual.

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Commission will investigate AFL's handling of Essendon saga

Andrew Demetriou.

Caroline Wilson AFL chief admits he could have played a more meaningful role in prolonged and compromised negotiations with Essendon that included the administrative oversight that allowed suspended coach James Hird...

If at first you don't succeed

Keen to coach: Port Adelaide’s Ken Hinkley.

Caroline Wilson Ken Hinkley, the power behind Port Adelaide, is the epitome of resilience and a never-say-die approach to life.

Call for open season on Cats

Travis Boak

Caroline Wilson Geelong's treatment of the Port Adelaide Football Club has been condemned by rival clubs, with West Coast chief Trevor Nisbett declaring the Cats deserved to be the target of a full-scale retribution...

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Cats lose face with error of judgment

Travis Boak

Caroline Wilson Geelong deserves the criticism it has received over the Travis Boak affair.

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Boak to remain with Power in $1.3m deal

Travis Boak (right), seen here tackling Bulldog Tom Liberatore last season, has remained loyal to his club.

Caroline Wilson One of the season's most-debated decisions has been reached.