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 and Jon Pierik Adelaide Crows chief executive and football operations manager avoid the axe.
Emma Quayle Adelaide accepts AFL sanctions, but also points out that it considers them rough.
Emma Quayle, Jon Pierik ADELAIDE have backed chief executive Steven Trigg's claim that he verbally cancelled a written agreement to trade Kurt Tippett to the club of his choice three years ago.
Emma Quayle Kurt Tippett's demeanour at Friday's hearing of his draft and salary cap breaches costs him $25,000.
Emma Quayle, Jake Niall KURT TIPPETT is facing up to half a season out of the game after negotiations with the AFL neared completion on the eve of the commission's special hearing into Adelaide's salary cap misdemeanours.
Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Crows appear certain to be ruled out of the first two rounds of the 2013 draft.
Emma Quayle Almost two years after Adelaide talked Kurt Tippett into staying, the web began to unravel.
Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Kurt Tippett remains determined to clear his name at Friday's AFL Commission hearing.
Emma Quayle The AFL has allowed Kurt Tippett to remove himself from Adelaide's list and nominate for the pre-season draft with set financial terms.
Emma Quayle Port Adelaide has emerged as a potential new home for delisted Essendon player Brent Prismall, who has joined the club for pre-season training.
Emma Quayle What happens to players from now on is more important than anything they have done so far.
Emma Quayle EVERY AFL club has spent more than two years waiting for Lachie Whitfield to become old enough. Whitfield's long wait ended too, the teenager on his way to Greater Western Sydney as the No.
Emma Quayle The Western Bulldogs liked the way Jake Stringer played football: hard.
Emma Quayle Every AFL club has spent more than two years waiting for Lachie Whitfield to become old enough.
Emma Quayle How the opening round of the 2012 national draft may pan out.
Emma Quayle Brodie Grundy couldn't kick when Sam Mayes first met him, two-and-a-bit years ago.
Emma Quayle Swans also offer Crow a conditional two-year extension for 2017 and 2018.
Emma Quayle Nick Vlastuin had so much excess energy that he once broke $800 worth of glass in a single year.
Emma Quayle Jake Stringer doesn't even start to explain any more. Whenever someone asks why he missed a whole year of football he simply reaches for his phone and scrolls through his photo roll until he reaches...
Emma Quayle There's some fine talent in Thursday's AFL draft, but while club needs and father-son selections will determine the final order our expert just picks the best players.