Emma Quayle joined The Age as a cadet journalist in 1999 and has been covering football since 2001. She has won awards from the Australian Football Media Association and AFL Players Association for her feature writing, and specialised for many years in covering junior football and the AFL draft. Emma's two books - The Draft and Nine Lives (the story of former Essendon wingman Adam Ramanauskas' battle with cancer) - were published in 2008 and 2010.
Emma Quayle John Worsfold has joined Adelaide to support their players and coaches through a difficult time and has no plans to coach at Adelaide or anywhere else next year.
Emma Quayle Brad Ebert was 17 years old and just starting out the first time he first got to know Phil Walsh.
Emma Quayle Scott Camporeale's immediate priorities as Adelaide's new senior coach are to take care of his grieving players and continue to push the plan put in place by Phil Walsh nine months ago.
Emma Quayle Adelaide have appointed Scott Camporeale as interim coach following the death of Phil Walsh last Friday.
Emma Quayle Adelaide's grieving players will not have to confront the emotional challenge of next week's game on their own, with the club planning for their families to accompany them on the trip to Perth.
Emma Quayle One of the first things Phil Walsh said to Taylor Walker was to never call him after eight o'clock at night.
Emma Quayle Adelaide has begun the difficult process of looking towards next week's game and the team's return to the field, following the tragic death of coach Phil Walsh.
Emma Quayle For Adelaide, everything changed at 3.30am. For the people who knew, loved and worked with Phil Walsh, football both meant nothing and was the one thing keeping them together early on Friday morning...
Emma Quayle Harley Bennell needs support from people who understand him, not people who are looking to lecture him.
Emma Quayle Callum Mills has had to sit, watch and wait as the 2015 draft order has started to take shape around him.
Emma Quayle Vic Metro has avoided a last-place finish in this year's national championships with a goal in the last 15 seconds of its final game.
Emma Quayle Carlton could lose significant ground in the first round of the 2016 draft should they choose to match second round bids for father-son prospects Jack Silvagni and Bailey Rice this year.
Emma Quayle Essendon will continue playing its best possible side while endeavouring to develop its young players in the second half of the season, says coach James Hird.
Emma Quayle Josh Dunkley has a decision to make later this year – Sydney, or the draft?
Emma Quayle Queensland has moved closer to the second division under-18 title, with a four-goal game from Eric Hipwood steering his side to a 38-point win over Tasmania.
Emma Quayle Josh Schache reached the end of last season wishing he had kicked more goals, and fewer points.
Emma Quayle The final two rounds of the AFL's under-18 championships will be played in Melbourne and Geelong on Friday-Saturday and next Wednesday-Thursday. Here's where they are at.
Emma Quayle St Kilda believes the current restrictive rookie list rules are due for revision, disappointed that they have been forced to choose between promoting Adam Schneider or Jack Sinclair back onto the...
Emma Quayle Travis Varcoe has the best win-loss ratio in the game. And it's rubbing off on Collingwood.
Emma Quayle Brisbane veteran Matt Maguire has been forced to retire, two months after he was knocked unconscious in a reserves game.