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 Jack Frost will do something no other Collingwood player has been able to manage should he get through training this week and line up against Hawthorn on Friday night.
Emma Quayle Collingwood has tumbled outside the top eight for the first time since round five.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle It takes time to piece together a premiership side. It takes even more to keep it at the top.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
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.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Ex-Hawk Clinton Young moved well on a wing, starting on Shaun Higgins.
Emma Quayle Defender has overcome lower back complaint that kept him out of Sydney game.
Emma Quayle Collingwood coach hopes to steer a more settled line-up through the second half of the season.
Emma Quayle Collingwood will enter its midseason break placed comfortably inside the top eight, having endured a challenging run of injuries in the first half of the season and prepared for its week off with a...
Emma Quayle Preventing Adelaide's forward line from kicking their side into next week's grand final depends largely on one thing, said Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson yesterday: winning the midfield battle.
Emma Quayle Kangaroos name first-round NAB Cup squad well placed to attack pre-season games.