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 St Kilda's 35-point loss to Hawthorn compounded by two significant injuries.
Emma Quayle Collingwood will not rush Chris Tarrant back for this week's match against Adelaide, with the defender set to spend two more weeks at VFL level despite Ben Reid's latest quad injury.
Emma Quayle Essendon coach convinced Greater Western Sydney is on an impressive path.
Emma Quayle Essendon appears set to lose two more players to soft-tissue problems, with forward Stewart Crameri and onballer David Myers doubtful to play against Hawthorn tomorrow night.
Emma Quayle A ‘‘spur of the moment mistake’’ has ended Campbell Brown’s 205-game career, with Gold Coast sacking the veteran for breaking young teammate Steven May’s jaw outside a Los Angeles nightclub.
Emma Quayle Emma Quayle looks ahead to this week's AFL Rookie Draft.
Emma Quayle The AFL warns clubs against conducting their own medical testing of potential draftees.
Emma Quayle The draft will split four boys and their families, but friendships will remain.
Emma Quayle Tom Boyd is no different to any other boy in this year's draft, if you ask him.
Emma Quayle The draft combine provides recruiters with plenty to weigh up in the weeks ahead.
Emma Quayle Collingwood coach hopes to steer a more settled line-up through the second half of the season.
Emma Quayle As footballers, the Webster brothers don't have too much in common.
Emma Quayle Collingwood will enter its midseason break placed comfortably inside the top eight, having endured a challenging run of injuries in the first half of the season and prepared for its week off with a...
Emma Quayle When Luke Mitchell dislocated his shoulder last season for the fourth time in three years, he wondered whether the surgery would ever help.
Emma Quayle and Matt Murnane Joe Daniher will play his first game for Essendon against Carlton on Friday night, making one of the season's most-anticipated debuts.
Emma Quayle Defender has overcome lower back complaint that kept him out of Sydney game.
Emma Quayle Blues kick five final-quarter goals to almost deny Saints second win.
Emma Quayle Beset by injuries, Carlton puts up a fight but loses narrowly to Saints.
Emma Quayle Geelong's start will enable club to rest players through the tough middle part of the season.
Emma Quayle Weekend's three ACL injuries point to increased speed and ferocity of game.