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 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.
Caroline Wilson Tanking is a sensitive issue, particularly for Melbourne people who know how badly the club botched its attempts to gain early draft picks - and how the club botched the results.
Caroline Wilson In the end it all came down to one meeting in July 2009 in an old tin shed at the Junction Oval known as ''the vault''.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne lost games on purpose and should be punished accordingly.
Caroline Wilson Hawthorn will push for hapless Melbourne to receive an enlarged salary cap next season after witnessing the Demons' despair first-hand.
Caroline Wilson Mark Neeld's disastrous coaching career looks certain to stagger through at least another round.
Caroline Wilson and Samantha Lane Dan Bates stands down following revelations that he had worked with controversial sports scientist Stephen Dank.
Caroline Wilson In the context of what has emerged in recent weeks in the form of evidence being put forward and corroborated by a number of witnesses, ''pathetic and disgusting'' sums up the situation at the...
Caroline Wilson An explosive and costly legal stoush is looming between the AFL and the Melbourne Football Club as the league's investigation into the tanking affair continues to aggressively interview and...
Caroline Wilson AFL uncovers secret meeting involving at least 15 Melbourne members in which coaches were reminded of the importance of forfeiting matches in order to gain early draft picks.
Caroline Wilson ANGRY Melbourne footballers formed a deputation and met club officials in a bid to overturn the tanking policy of 2009 only to be told the club was ''staying the course'' in order to gain early draft...
Adam Cooper and Caroline Wilson Melbourne forward Mitch Clark says the tanking investigation circling his club is having no impact on the players as they prepare for the 2013 season.
Caroline Wilson Relations between the AFL and Melbourne Football Club became rather testy yesterday.
Caroline Wilson It's hard to believe matters have gotten even worse for Mark Neeld from six days ago.
Caroline Wilson Melbourne will move to retain the services of its chief executive Cameron Schwab.
Caroline Wilson Collingwood president failed to honour club protocols when he interviewed Demon.
Caroline Wilson While the Scott Watters debacle has proved the headline issue, it remains just one of so many unresolved problems.
Caroline Wilson St Kilda has denied somewhat unconvincingly that its decision to sack Scott Watters was in any way linked to Watters' decision to jump on breakfast radio on Friday morning and insist that all was...
Caroline Wilson Scott Watters' ill-advised interview on SEN proved one final nail in Watters' coaching coffin.
Caroline Wilson Richmond could thwart St Kilda's attempt to poach highly regarded assistant Mark Williams.