Emma Quayle

Emma Quayle

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's club-by-club guide to the 2012 national draft

Trade and draft news.

Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.

Pies have the answers

Shane Mumford of the Swans competes with Darren Jolly of the Magpies during their round 20 match at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Emma Quayle, Sydney Collingwood never loses to Sydney. Or at least it hadn't, in a really long time.

A wiser Tarrant calls time on Pies for a final time

Chris Tarrant

Emma Quayle Chris Tarrant was 30 when he was traded to Collingwood at the end of 2010.

Short stories

Retired hurt: Jarryd Allen, Tom Hunter and Darcy Daniher.

Emma Quayle Some football careers come to an early, and not necessarily happy, ending.

The Pies' long-term project

Finding his wings: Lachie Keeffe in action for the Pies.

Emma Quayle Lachie Keeffe switched from soccer midfielder to AFL-listed player easily.

AFL

Pies weigh up options after latest injuries

Collingwood defender Chris Tarrant.

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.

Coaching mates in battle

Tall order: Lachie Keeffe has been a key defender for Collingwood this season in the absence of many star players.

Emma Quayle Football won't get in the way of friendship for Nathan Buckley and Brenton Sanderson.