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 Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Adam Cooper and Emma Quayle Koby Stevens will have further tests ahead of round-one clash against Brisbane.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Colin Sylvia could leave, with Melbourne losing the right to match any rival bid.
Emma Quayle Jack Viney could yet cost Melbourne the No. 3 choice in this year's draft as a father-son selection.
Emma Quayle Angus Monfries' move to Port Adelaide may come via a trade rather than free agency.
Jon Pierik and Emma Quayle Collingwood and Melbourne have discussed a blockbuster trade that would send Sharrod Wellingham and Chris Dawes to the Demons in return for pick No. 4 in the national draft.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Emma Quayle Geelong and Gold Coast have all but completed a deal that will see Josh Caddy play for the Cats next year.
Emma Quayle The Brisbane Lions have made a late pitch for Collingwood forward Chris Dawes.
Emma Quayle Collingwood forward Chris Dawes has requested a trade to Melbourne.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Demons look to secure a second- round draft pick in the final week of negotiations.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle When a struggling team is still searching for its first win seven weeks into a season, the smallest moments seem to take on super significance.
Emma Quayle MARK Neeld embraced his players on the boundary line while celebrating his first win as Melbourne coach last night, the bottom-placed Demons breaking their nine-match losing streak and thumbing their...
Emma Quayle Coach Mark Neeld pieced together eight-man leadership group after input from players.