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

AFL chairman needs to show leadership

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Caroline Wilson That the AFL season's opening has been hijacked by the Hird family is beyond dispute.

AFL

Stephen Dank booking to speak at charity lunch a big blunder

Assistant coach Dean Wallis.

Caroline Wilson The sad implications behind Dean Wallis' decision to lure Stephen Dank to a sportsman's lunch has not been lost on any of the major players.

Tigers pick a winner

Richmond Football Club

Caroline Wilson RICHMOND looks poised to secure one of the AFL's most respected player agents, Daniel Richardson, to take over the Tigers' football department on the eve of the 2013 season.

AFL

Voss sacking opens door to sign Roos

Parallel universe: Michael Voss and James Hird shared the 1996 Brownlow Medal.

Caroline Wilson Inescapable conclusion is that Paul Roos will next year return to AFL coaching.

Voss not boss

Michael Voss and Paul Roos.

Jake Niall and Caroline Wilson Brisbane coach Michael Voss will depart the Lions after being told on Tuesday that his contract would not be renewed at the end of 2013.

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Power, a Giant who once roared, leads the way

Lion-hearted: Luke Power won three flags with Brisbane but now his focus is on helping GWS in its first season.

Caroline Wilson Luke Power's experience stands out at GWS and he will be asked to use it.

Coaching boys' club a lucrative business

Caroline Wilson Once on the AFL coaching merry-go-round it's not desirable - or easy - to get off.

Bombers stand by their man

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Caroline Wilson Dean Wallis still has a job at Essendon, but his ban is tougher than it seemed at first.