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.

Patrick Dangerfield to weigh up Adelaide prospects

Caroline Wilson The explosive midfielder would return to Victoria if he believed he had no chance of team success with the Crows.

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Patrick Dangerfield looking forward to surf and (home) turf

Patrick Dangerfield (right) with Matt Crouch (left) and James Podsiadly during an Adelaide training session at AAMI Stadium on Wednesday.

Caroline Wilson Patrick Dangerfield did not attempt to contain his excitement at the prospect of the immediate journey at hand.

Adelaide, now a not so great club

Caroline Wilson dinkus Dinkus

Caroline Wilson Clumsy handling of Brenton Sanderson's departure went from bad to worse as the Crows' moved to minimise the damage when it became clear they had sacked their coach but had no ready replacement as...

Brenton Sanderson failed to win Mark Ricciuto's heart

Adelaide football director Mark Ricciuto.

Caroline Wilson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson was sacked after he failed to win the faith of the club’s influential football director Mark Ricciuto.

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Free agency will widen gap between rich and poor clubs, says Taylor Walker

Taylor Walker believes relaxed player movement rules will harm the competition.

Caroline Wilson Adelaide star Taylor Walker has spoken out against free agency in the belief the recently relaxed player movement rules will ultimately harm the competition and widen the gap between the rich and...

Demetriou drawn into Crows saga

Andrew Demetriou.

Caroline Wilson THE unholy mess that is Adelaide's handling of Kurt Tippett has widened to involve AFL boss Andrew Demetriou.

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Cotchin is Tigers' best as awards keep coming

Richmond best and fairest winner Trent Cotchin with his partner Brooke Kennedy at Crown Palladium.

Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson Trent Cotchin wins a second successive Jack Dyer Medal as Richmond's best and fairest.

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Rendell sought after by clubs

Matt Rendell

Caroline Wilson At least two Victorian clubs have targeted former Adelaide recruiting boss Matt Rendell.

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Pies to recruit Rendell

Matt Rendell.

Caroline Wilson Controversial Adelaide recruiter on the verge of resurrecting his AFL career.

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