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 Collingwood shows that the spark remains as it ends Geelong's unbeaten run.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Brownlow votes can surprise the best judges, but these definite three-vote performances are no long-shots.
Emma Quayle Sometimes it takes a while for public perception to line up with media perception and what the umpires see from ground level, and so it proved for the new kids on the Brownlow block.
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 Roos continue surge towards September with first win over Pies in more than four seasons.
Emma Quayle Football won't get in the way of friendship for Nathan Buckley and Brenton Sanderson.
Emma Quayle Geelong holds on to record a narrow win over the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle If any team has sorely needed just a tiny break of late, it has been Carlton.
Emma Quayle Nick Dal Santo is preparing to settle into married life and isn't about to be unsettled by a shock change of coach or even the odd footy trip photo controversy.