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 Ziggy Switkowski's damning recommendations detailing managerial failures at Essendon did not call to sack anyone.
Caroline Wilson The day of reckoning is approaching for a number of senior Essendon officials.
Caroline Wilson Inconsistencies in James Hird's version of events that took place during last year's football season a matter of grave concern for Essendon board.
Caroline Wilson Essendon employed Stephen Dank last season without reference-checking the discredited sport scientist with any of his past three football employers, including the Gold Coast Suns.
Caroline Wilson AFL boss Andrew Demetriou believes Dons in far better shape than Cronulla.
Caroline Wilson The football future of Essendon's favourite son and the man who gave up a comfortable post-playing retirement to lead his club back to glory now hangs in the balance.
Caroline Wilson Suddenly Essendon became the national face of performance-enhancing drugs.
Caroline Wilson Essendon supporters had every right yesterday morning to wake up happy.
Caroline Wilson Richmond's hold on the AFL season opener is looking tenuous with Essendon confirming it will push to play Carlton next year in round one at the MCG.
Caroline Wilson Dean Wallis still has a job at Essendon, but his ban is tougher than it seemed at first.
Caroline Wilson Essendon denies Michael Long behind not inviting Jason Mifsud to Dreamtime game.
Caroline Wilson AFL looking at imposing tough new anti-doping and exotic treatment regulations.
Caroline Wilson The first signs that Brett Ratten's 2012 season would unravel can be traced back to the sunny April afternoon that his unbeaten Blues took on their famous rivals Essendon at the MCG.
Caroline Wilson Legal challenge from Dean Robinson withdrawn, Ziggy Switkowski report into irregular practices at Essendon to be released on Monday.
Caroline Wilson Dean Robinson will not be the only official to leave the club when this saga ends.
Caroline Wilson Five Essendon staffers, including James Hird's personal assistant, have admitted to the AFL and ASADA that they were treated last year by Stephen Dank with a variety of injections and oral...
Caroline Wilson A legal threat from the high-performance coach stood down by Essendon in February has delayed the release of the internal probe into the club's supplements scandal.
Caroline Wilson AFL-ASADA probe into performance-enhancing substances could be widened to include North Melbourne.
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...
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker and Caroline Wilson The South Yarra doctor who authorised blood tests for Essendon players at the request of sports scientist Stephen Dank has said it was “really weird” that he was used rather than club doctor Bruce...