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.
Compiled by Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson It has taken three weeks but the AFL free agency and trade period has finally ended. Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson examine which clubs 'won' and which didn't.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Bernie Vince on the cusp of signing a lucrative long-term deal to join Melbourne.
Emma Quayle The Heath Shaw-Taylor Adams trade has straight swap written all over it. Or, it should have.
Emma Quayle Magpies' willingness to pay part of defender's salary next season crucial in finalising deal.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn open to offers for premiership midfielder, with club exploring ways to create additional salary cap space and generate opportunities for its young onballers.
Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Club first looks to sort out major priorities such as signing of free agent Dale Thomas.
Emma Quayle Pies star deserves to deal with distressing issues without constant questioning.
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 Defender has overcome lower back complaint that kept him out of Sydney game.
Emma Quayle Josh Kelly would be attached to an AFL team already had things turned out differently.
Emma Quayle Dale Thomas has taken his first steps back towards the Collingwood senior side.
Emma Quayle Collingwood coach
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle and Martin Blake Some of the more notable anomalies arising from the AFL's biggest award.
Emma Quayle, Sydney Collingwood never loses to Sydney. Or at least it hadn't, in a really long time.
Emma Quayle, Sydney Coach praises his players ''concentration, intensity, ticker, hunger, whatever you want to call it''.
Emma Quayle NAB Cup round 1: The Collingwood Magpies and the Western Sydney Giants.
Emma Quayle NAB Cup round 1: The Collingwood Magpies and the Western Bulldogs.