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 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 The young coach is slowly moulding his side while the club works hard to retain Kevin Sheedy in an ambassadorial role.
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 Relationships at stake in off-field drama at Essendon an intriguing element.
Caroline Wilson All AFL coaches will deal with pressure their own way, or be dealt with.
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 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 The AFL's final farewell comes from the chairman Mike Fitzpatrick on grand final day.
Caroline Wilson From grand final players to off-field powerbrokers, Xavier has the lot when it comes to AFL.
Caroline Wilson and Matt Murnane Brad Scott could be sanctioned for his quarter-time tirade aimed at GWS's James McDonald..
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 David Danger could not have predicted that waving a paper bag full of home-made notes almost had him evicted from the MCG and at the centre of a security and civil liberties storm.
Caroline Wilson Detractors can criticise Andrew Demetriou's absence, but not his achievements.
Caroline Wilson Luke Power's experience stands out at GWS and he will be asked to use it.
Caroline Wilson AFL's newest club looks certain to settle upon co-captains, with Luke Power and Callan Ward the outstanding favourites.
Caroline Wilson Greater Western Sydney could be forced to turn its back on its first home at Blacktown.
Caroline Wilson Israel Folau's conversion has been Kevin Sheedy's biggest challenge.
Caroline Wilson Richmond's hold on the AFL season opener is looking tenuous with Essendon confirming it will push to play Carlton next year in round one at the MCG.