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, Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Paul Roos has been the first AFL coach to sound out disgruntled Magpie Heritier Lumumba after it was revealed Collingwood could trade the 27-year-old.
Caroline Wilson Paul Roos needs to take more ownership of his struggling team of battlers.
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...
Caroline Wilson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson was sacked after he failed to win the faith of the club’s influential football director Mark Ricciuto.
Caroline Wilson James Hird's breakthrough first meeting with a somewhat threadbare group of senior AFL coaches underlined again the exiled Bomber's deep personal dislike of Andrew Demetriou and a threatening regime...
Caroline Wilson The political layers beneath Melbourne's poorly timed decision to apply for a 2014 priority pick appear as complex as the national draft that the AFL is working to simplify.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne boss Peter Jackson admits the club could move away from its coaching succession plan come Paul Roos' departure at the end of 2016.
Caroline Wilson If the Melbourne Football Club’s attempt five years ago to lose games for early draft choices did not already sit high on the long list of the game’s most haunting cautionary tales, then...
Caroline Wilson James Frawley's famous uncle has admitted to some discomfort upon reading about the Melbourne defender's astronomical asking price.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne chairman Glen Bartlett has unveiled his long-term vision to transform the club into the New York Yankees of the AFL which would see the Demons become a team of choice for Melburnians as...
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 Richmond could thwart St Kilda's attempt to poach highly regarded assistant Mark Williams.
Caroline Wilson Of all the ground-breaking developments at AFL headquarters over 30 dramatic hours at the start of this week the most bizarre was Essendon's decision to re-sign James Hird as he became the first AFL...
Caroline Wilson Speculation that the AFL could cap interchange rotations for the first time threatens to widen philosophical divide between football's governing body and the young men who play the game.
Caroline Wilson Sydney’s premiership coach has told AFL commissioners how the Swans won the 2012 flag – and of his fears for the game under proposed rule changes.
Caroline Wilson Bad blood continues to flow between the two cross-city rivals in Sydney.
Caroline Wilson Reigning premiership coach John Longmire has registered his disappointment with Greater Western Sydney chief executive David Matthews and his "disrespectful" comments about the Swans, as the bad...
Caroline Wilson The Swans, from coach John Longmire to the president and players, are united as one behind a shattered Adam Goodes.
Caroline Wilson ANYONE doubting the influence Adam Goodes holds over the Sydney Swans and the reverence they hold for him only had to be at the club on Wednesday in the hours that followed Eddie McGuire's racial...
Caroline Wilson The young coach is slowly moulding his side while the club works hard to retain Kevin Sheedy in an ambassadorial role.