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 must re-think ticketing: Andrew Demetriou

Caroline Wilson Andrew Demetriou has admitted that the AFL must go back to the drawing board in a bid to rebrand and simplify its complex and wildly unpopular variable ticketing system.

AFL

Club's cuddle too soft by half, only a ban will suffice

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Caroline Wilson Collingwood has chosen to make a cultural statement based on its belief that Williams is truly repentant.

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Saints chief set to stay on

Chris Pelchen.

Caroline Wilson Chris Pelchen denies he tendered his resignation to the club's board earlier this month.

Colless clears shadows

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Caroline Wilson Richard Colless has not let a struggle with depression stop him from being at the helm of Sydney.

AFL

Eade rules out Port Adelaide job

Rodney Eade.

Caroline Wilson Rodney Eade has ruled out a potential return to senior coaching at Port Adelaide.

Ratten pulls out of contention for Port Adelaide job

Brett Ratten.

Caroline Wilson Port Adelaide's dire situation has been further underlined with sacked Carlton coach Brett Ratten withdrawing his application for the job.

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AFL aims for indigenous all-stars trip to Ireland

Steven Verrier of the Tigers is tackled during the exhibition match between the Richmond Tigers and the Indigenous All-Stars at Traeger Park in Alice Springs earlier this year. The game was not televised.

Caroline Wilson Cautious support from clubs, cream of indigenous talent pledges to take part.

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Cameron relishing Giant task

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Caroline Wilson The young coach is slowly moulding his side while the club works hard to retain Kevin Sheedy in an ambassadorial role.

Demons coaching choice is close at hand

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.

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$2.5m to help Dees get house in order

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Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson AFL on verge of announcing bail-out package for Melbourne; final figure to be determined.

Suns hope to see a Blight new dawn

Malcolm Blight.

Jared Lynch, Caroline Wilson and Will Brodie Dual Adelaide premiership coach will now oversee Suns coach Guy McKenna.

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.

AFL, Roos focus on education

Pilot program: The AFL's Sue Clark.

Caroline Wilson North Melbourne first to work with AFL in program aimed at improving club's culture.

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AFL

Dee-cision on the run

Melbourne coach Mark Neeld

Caroline Wilson Melbourne admits it rushed to appoint Mark Neeld in the face of perceived competition from rival clubs.

Symbolism v substance

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Caroline Wilson Feud between Michael Long and Jason Mifsud dates back much longer than Aaron Davey affair.