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

Dons need to take a reality check

Caroline Wilson There is every suggestion Essendon remains determined to fight any harsh punishment from the AFL.

Face it, Eddie is one of the AFL's untouchables

Eddie McGuire

Caroline Wilson If Eddie McGuire's mindless and zoned-out media moment taught us anything then surely the obvious lesson is that some individuals in this great game remain greater than the game itself.

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AFL

Blind faith in Hird must fray as drugs saga rolls on

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Caroline Wilson While the club appears to be maintaining its faith in Hird, the tough decision would seem to rest in the hands of the AFL.

Malthouse ready to sign on with Blues

Mick Malthouse

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

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.

Right thing for Hird to do is step down

James Hird.

Caroline Wilson In early February, as James Hird's world began to unravel, he still didn't get it. Sitting alongside his chairman and his chief executive at AFL head office, the Essendon legend, premiership captain...

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Hardwick's evolution

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Caroline Wilson Coaching giants leave big impression on Tiger mentor.

Tigers need to act early - not rashly

Damien Hardwick

Caroline Wilson That Damien Hardwick will soon be offered a contract extension at Richmond is certain.

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.