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 AFL Players Association has written to the AFL asking whether the trade ban placed on Sydney is reversible, believing it may cost some players their careers.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle No deal on Dayne Beams but Jack Trengove may be a Tiger.
Emma Quayle Why can’t the Swans bring someone in and just not pay him any COLA?
Emma Quayle Essendon has not closed the door on a plan to boost its compensation for ruckman Paddy Ryder by releasing him from his contract and allowing him to join Port Adelaide as a free agent.
Emma Quayle Sydney has been told it cannot trade any players into the club this year or next unless the club is prepared to bring about an instant end to the cost of living allowance.
Emma Quayle Geelong and the Brisbane Lions have begun discussing a potential trade for Allen Christensen, after the midfielder’s surprise decision to request a trade away from the Cats.
Emma Quayle Essendon has not lost hope of persuading Jason Winderlich to play on for the Bombers next year, with president Paul Little and yet-to-be-appointed assistant coach Mark Harvey among the officials to...
Jake Niall, Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson Carlton and the Western Bulldogs have had discussions about a potential trade involving Brownlow Medallist Adam Cooney.
Jake Niall, Emma Quayle As talks between Essendon and Port Adelaide over Patrick Ryder have stalled, Port has taken advice Ryder can activate a contractual rule that would see his Essendon contract voided.
Emma Quayle Jason Winderlich has asked Essendon to release him from his contract for next season so that he can play on with Richmond.
Emma Quayle Darcy Moore's long wait to become a Collingwood player is over, with the Magpies using their first choice in next month's draft to secure the father-son prospect.
Emma Quayle Monday morning’s father-son bidding meeting could prove crucial to a number of mooted trade deals.
Emma Quayle Keenan Ramsey was only two when his mother noticed his lack of reaction when she covered up one of his eyes and waved her hand in front of it.
Emma Quayle So. Do we have a No. 1 pick yet?
Emma Quayle Here are a few things you might not know about Darcy Moore.
Emma Quayle The teenage son of Michael Long is likely to join Essendon rookie at the end of this year, should no other club make a surprise decision to snap him up.
Emma Quayle Son of a world champion pole vaulter, Oleg Markov is one to keep an eye out for.
Emma Quayle Emma Quayle's guide to the 100-plus players invited to the AFL Draft Combine 2014. The draft expert looks at the medium midfielders.
Emma Quayle Emma Quayle's guide to the 100-plus players invited to the AFL Draft Combine 2014. The draft expert looks at the tall defenders.
Emma Quayle Nick Malceski has met with the Gold Coast, with the defender considering a move interstate but still a strong chance to play out his career in Sydney.