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 Nick Dal Santo committed to playing for St Kilda next season and all but certain to do so.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson The Bombers didn't appear to have implemented any major positional shifts.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle AFTER 10 days of controversy and distraction, Essendon coach James Hird said it was a relief to get his side back playing football and expressed his pride in the players for the way they have handled...
Emma Quayle Michael Hibberd met Merv Neagle at an Essendon function at the start of this year.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Emma Quayle Gold Coast has agreed to send young ruckman Tom Hickey to St Kilda. The Saints handed their Brendon Goddard compensation pick, No.
Emma Quayle The AFL has two great pillars of equality. One is the salary cap, the other is the draft system.
Jon Pierik, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Two key dominoes of trade week - Josh Caddy and Kurt Tippett - could take time to fall.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Emma Quayle Collingwood forward Chris Dawes has requested a trade to Melbourne.
Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Sydney forward Jesse White has flown to Adelaide for a medical screening and looms as a possible cog in the Kurt Tippett trade, which should unfold in the next few days.
Emma Quayle Geelong withstands a St Kilda comeback to confirm another finals campaign.
Emma Quayle Sam Wright is a jack of all trades and is hoping to become a master of some.