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 Alastair Clarkson's controversial call to regulate the AFL coaching industry comes on the eve of a season already shaken up by the emergence of six new senior coaches.
Caroline Wilson At a time when sports science had become a dirty word in the AFL, one of the industry's greatest defenders and pioneers in Australian rules began a private battle of his own.
Jake Niall and Caroline Wilson Essendon has appointed Rob Kerr to a senior football role as part of a new structure at the Bombers.
Caroline Wilson The ball was dribbling towards the AFL members' wing in a swirling wind at the moment Hawthorn atoned for 2012.
Caroline Wilson Selling the Giants was always going to prove the AFL's toughest ongoing task.
Caroline Wilson Formalisation of Kevin Sheedy's deal says a great deal about two other coaches.
Caroline Wilson and Matt Murnane Brad Scott could be sanctioned for his quarter-time tirade aimed at GWS's James McDonald..
Caroline Wilson From grand final players to off-field powerbrokers, Xavier has the lot when it comes to AFL.
Caroline Wilson The AFL's final farewell comes from the chairman Mike Fitzpatrick on grand final day.
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.
Caroline Wilson KURT TIPPETT'S bid to move to the club of his choice as a delisted free agent has again been thwarted by the AFL.
Caroline Wilson All AFL coaches will deal with pressure their own way, or be dealt with.
Caroline Wilson Relationships at stake in off-field drama at Essendon an intriguing element.
Caroline Wilson If Swans veteran Adam Goodes was devastated at the MCG last Friday night then by Wednesday morning he was as angry as some of his friends had ever seen him.
Caroline Wilson If Adam Goodes was devastated at the MCG last Friday night then by Wednesday morning he was as angry as some of his friends had seen him.
Caroline Wilson The young coach is slowly moulding his side while the club works hard to retain Kevin Sheedy in an ambassadorial role.
Caroline Wilson Having botched its critical senior coaching appointment less than two years ago, Melbourne has no choice but to look for experience and authority in seeking a replacement for Mark Neeld.
Caroline Wilson Inescapable conclusion is that Paul Roos will next year return to AFL coaching.
Caroline Wilson Four-time premiership coach Kevin Sheedy and recently departed Collingwood football boss Geoff Walsh have emerged as two pillars of the Bombers' behind-the-scenes plans to rebuild the club beyond the...
Caroline Wilson EXCLUSIVE Kevin Sheedy and Geoff Walsh emerge as pillars of behind-the-scenes plans to rebuild club.