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 The Brisbane Lions will play Carlton in the NAB Cup final after over-running Collingwood.
Emma Quayle The AFL's decision to schedule Friday night's NAB Cup final in Melbourne has upset Brisbane coach Michael Voss, who bemoaned the league's lost opportunity to promote the game in south-east Queensland...
Emma Quayle David Astbury's comeback from a knee injury has been halted by a foot injury.
Emma Quayle Injury meant ruckman spent six weeks of his eight-week break in a moon boot.
Emma Quayle Essendon chairman David Evans has emphasised his determination to ensure the players avoid suspension as a result of the investigation into the club's supplements program last year.
Emma Quayle Umpires assured their privacy would be protected during audit.
Emma Quayle, Wangaratta What a difference a year makes. This time last year the Wangaratta Showgrounds were underwater.
Emma Quayle AFL clubs are no longer compelled to invent injuries for players they simply choose to rest because of new injury-allowance provisions that legitimise the growing desire of clubs to rotate players...
Emma Quayle Geelong won its first 13 games in 2011, enough to not only entrench it in the top eight by the midway mark of the season, but to allow the club to move players in and out of the side so that, come...
Emma Quayle Melbourne will call the AFL and at least ask the question: Is there any chance Jesse Hogan could play senior football this year?
Emma Quayle Rohan Bail must pass a series of concussion checks before Melbourne will clear him.
Emma Quayle Jobe Watson will make his first appearance of the pre-season in Essendon's match against Richmond at Wangaratta on Saturday, provided his right knee stands up on the training track.
Emma Quayle For the first time, AFL clubs will soon start hiring their own full-time doctors.
Emma Quayle Third North Melbourne youngster backs the club's future.
Emma Quayle Essendon has comforted the former players who will be interviewed by ASADA.
Emma Quayle Majak Daw will finally play his first game in North Melbourne colours in a senior game on Friday.
Emma Quayle Majak Daw has learnt some hard lessons and turned things around.
Emma Quayle It's impossible to tell what Melbourne really did win by losing, though.
Emma Quayle Essendon will start its season by glancing to a less-complicated past.
Emma Quayle Scott Lucas says probe should make players more conscious of what they put into their bodies.