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 Adelaide's 24-year wait to benefit from the father-son rule will continue beyond this season, with the Crows missing out on two potential draftees eight years after unsuccessfully pursuing Bryce...
Emma Quayle The Carlton midfielder's contract is up at the end of the season but he's not going anywhere, says president Stephen Kernahan
Emma Quayle This time last year Tom Boyd was the number one draft pick in waiting. Lachie Whitfield was annointed 18 months out, Jon Patton was leading the way two or three weeks into his draft season and David...
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 Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle Mitch Robinson became the first player to test the AFL's new concussion procedures, as Richmond reversed its poor recent starts against the Blues, survived a late Carlton challenge and opened their...
Emma Quayle Depleted Carlton hangs on to grind out a win over the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle Carlton moves within one win of the top eight with a heart-stopping four-point victory.
Emma Quayle Brownlow votes can surprise the best judges, but these definite three-vote performances are no long-shots.
Emma Quayle Injuries can put a question mark over even the brightest of draft prospects. Here are some recent examples.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Carlton's improvement in defence is continuing, writes Emma Quayle.
Emma Quayle North Melbourne barges past Carlton in fierce, five-team race for a top-eight spot.