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.


Shattered Tigers vow to continue climb up ladder

Richmond players after Sunday's loss

Caroline Wilson Club sets about picking up the pieces after "shattering" elimination final loss.


Tigers' contract fight

Dustin Martin.

Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson EXCLUSIVE Richmond is fighting to retain two of its key young stars, Reece Conca and Dustin Martin.

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Martin and Tigers stuck in standoff

Dustin Martin.

Caroline Wilson The Dustin Martin saga has taken another twist with the 22-year-old sticking with his manager Ralph Carr and refusing to engage in contract talks alone with Richmond.

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Blues and Tigers to play once

Collingwood and Carlton.

Caroline Wilson Traditional rivals Carlton and Richmond will play each other only once in the next home-and-away season.

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Tigers clawing back Edwards

Shane Edwards.

Caroline Wilson Richmond's Shane Edwards embroiled in tug-of-war between Tigers and indigenous All-Stars team in the lead-up to Friday's exhibition game in Alice Springs.


Stewart to join Tigers' greats

Ian Stewart.

Caroline Wilson Australian football legend will be inducted into Richmond's Hall of Fame next month, making a rare public appearance at the dinner on June 15 as one of four inductees.

On and off field, Tigers are burning bright

Joan Chapple and Arthur Bonser, members for more than 60 years, join Nathan Foley (left) and Trent Cotchin at Tigerland.

Caroline Wilson Richmond's on-field form accompanied by a stunning set of off-field numbers.


Tigers' man of faith attracts world plaudits


Caroline Wilson Bachar Houli up for award for football program in Islamic schools.


Martin to stay with Tigers

Staying put: Dustin Martin is set to remain at Richmond.

Caroline Wilson Richmond star will sign a two-year deal with the Tigers worth close to $1 million.


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.

Tigers pick a winner

Richmond Football Club

Caroline Wilson RICHMOND looks poised to secure one of the AFL's most respected player agents, Daniel Richardson, to take over the Tigers' football department on the eve of the 2013 season.

Monteath targets Tigers presidency

Bruce Monteath.

Caroline Wilson Richmond's last premiership captain Bruce Monteath is looking at a tilt at the Tigers' board and has enlisted the support of a wealthy backer who plans to offer $2 million in exchange for several...

Tigers need to act early - not rashly

Damien Hardwick

Caroline Wilson That Damien Hardwick will soon be offered a contract extension at Richmond is certain.

Tigers tight-lipped on coach

Damien Hardwick.

Caroline Wilson Richmond chief executive Brendon Gale mum on Damien Hardwick's future.

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Tigers get no joy from bid to shift game

Brendon Gale.

Caroline Wilson Richmond's bid for venue shift later this month would upstage Geelong's premiership flag celebrations.

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Tigers may challenge umpire abuse fine

Richmond’s Dustin Martin tries to break a tackle during the loss to Fremantle.

Caroline Wilson Long-time club trainer adamant cheating accusation not directed towards field umpires.

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Tigers' tents stand-off

Damien Hardwick.

Caroline Wilson Richmond's uneasy relationship with its VFL partner Coburg is at breaking point with the Tigers becoming increasingly alarmed at the flow-on effect of the aligned club's perilous financial position.


Tigers may send Grimes to Germany

Dylan Grimes.

Caroline Wilson Richmond could send teenaged defender to Germany to seek treatment.

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Tigers sack Connors, suspend Martin

Richmond Tigers

Caroline Wilson Richmond has sacked its errant midfielder Daniel Connors and suspended his star teammate Dustin Martin following an undiclosed off-field incident.

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Tigers launch review into fade-outs

Alex Rance

Caroline Wilson Richmond president Gary March questions team's fade-out against Gold Coast.