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.

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Goodwill from Saints' win goes up in smoke

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Caroline Wilson St Kilda's romantic farewell at Etihad Stadium last Saturday erased so much of the pain of the 2013 season.

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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.

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Footy trip gets the boot

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Caroline Wilson The traditional 'boys only' end-of-season trip has been abandoned by Port Adelaide as its players continue to handle the sensitive aftermath of last year's death of teammate John McCarthy.

Malthouse ready to sign on with Blues

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Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson Mick Malthouse to sign up today to coach Carlton for the next three years.

Tragic fall casts a pall over the game

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Caroline Wilson John McMcCarthy's girlfriend has told Port Adelaide the young player had called her less than two hours before his death in a confused and distressed state, saying he wanted to come home and was...

Palm tree leap: McCarthy's death 'a tragic accident', club boss confirms

John McCarthy and girlfriend Dani.

Caroline Wilson John McCarthy died in a Las Vegas hotel driveway as a result of a tragic accident, Port Adelaide football boss Peter Rohde said this morning.

McCarthy's death 'a tragic accident', club boss confirms

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Caroline Wilson John McCarthy died in a Las Vegas hotel driveway as a result of a tragic accident, Port Adelaide football boss Peter Rohde said this morning.

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Eade rules out Port Adelaide job

Rodney Eade.

Caroline Wilson Rodney Eade has ruled out a potential return to senior coaching at Port Adelaide.

Ratten pulls out of contention for Port Adelaide job

Brett Ratten.

Caroline Wilson Port Adelaide's dire situation has been further underlined with sacked Carlton coach Brett Ratten withdrawing his application for the job.

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Demetriou goes into bat for Port

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Caroline Wilson AFL chief willing to discuss club with any prospective coaches.

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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Power of 'family' ties Boak to Port

Travis Boak with his mother Chicki.

Caroline Wilson Moving to Port Adelaide and deciding to stay there - it's all been part of an emotional football journey for Travis Boak. And also for his mother Chicki.