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 For the first time, AFL clubs will soon start hiring their own full-time doctors.
Emma Quayle and Caroline Wilson Club officials reportedly hopeful of receiving some good news in the next 48 hours.
Emma Quayle Kurt Tippett's demeanour at Friday's hearing of his draft and salary cap breaches costs him $25,000.
Emma Quayle Adelaide accepts AFL sanctions, but also points out that it considers them rough.
Emma Quayle ADELAIDE is believed to have guaranteed Kurt Tippett $200,000 outside his contract and suggested the arrangement be kept secret from the league.
Emma Quayle Adelaide believed to have guaranteed Kurt Tippett $200,000 outside of his contract and suggested arrangement be kept secret.
Emma Quayle and Martin Blake Some of the more notable anomalies arising from the AFL's biggest award.
Emma Quayle Coach Nathan Buckley looking forward to taking on ''the best side in the competition''.