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, Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Carlton was confident of finalising a deal for Kristian Jaksch on Monday, with the trade hinging on a decision from his GWS midfielder Mark Whiley on whether to make the move with him.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Peter Gordon calls Tony Shepherd for deal on Tom Boyd to become a Dog
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Magpie Dayne Beams will become a Brisbane Lions player by the end of the week with the complicated five-club deal the most likely to land the player in Queensland.
Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall Essendon and Port Adelaide must restart negotiations over Paddy Ryder, who could still make it to the Power without having to take his club to the AFL's grievance tribunal.
Emma Quayle Essendon has decided against releasing Paddy Ryder as a free agent by Sunday's deadline.
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.