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 Collingwood will start the new season with a less-than-ideal forward set-up, with Ben Reid and Jesse White already ruled out of Friday's game against Fremantle.
Emma Quayle Todd Goldstein's shoulder is bruised, not broken. It is good news for North Melbourne, and that will make Daniel Currie happy.
Emma Quayle Melbourne's injury woes have not stretched to Jack Watts, with the midfielder-in-the-making named to play in Sunday's match against West Coast.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Brisbane Lions and St Kilda shape as major factors on the final day of the trading period.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle Geelong will continue to expose its next generation of centre-square players to excellent opposition, despite coach Chris Scott's belief that his side needs to quickly improve that part of its game.
Emma Quayle, Sydney Collingwood never loses to Sydney. Or at least it hadn't, in a really long time.
Emma Quayle Chris Tarrant was 30 when he was traded to Collingwood at the end of 2010.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Lachie Keeffe switched from soccer midfielder to AFL-listed player easily.
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 Football won't get in the way of friendship for Nathan Buckley and Brenton Sanderson.