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 Helpless and guilt-ridden in week one of the AFL finals, North's Brent Harvey is out to repay his club on Friday night.
Emma Quayle It's tempting to tip the settled and mostly healthy Roos over the Cats.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Emma Quayle The AFL has two great pillars of equality. One is the salary cap, the other is the draft system.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Third North Melbourne youngster backs the club's future.
Emma Quayle A Hawthorn supporter accused of racially abusing North Melbourne players on the weekend has been issued a penalty notice after being identified by Victoria Police.
Emma Quayle North Melbourne ends Port Adelaide's unbeaten start to the season.
Emma Quayle Shaun Atley and Kieran Harper add flair and excitement to North's emerging group of young players.
Emma Quayle Liam Anthony is a player from the west who has slotted into the true Shinboner spirit at the Roos.
Emma Quayle North's new captain will learn he has the job while in an enormous huddle today.
Emma Quayle Kangaroos name first-round NAB Cup squad well placed to attack pre-season games.
Emma Quayle Brad Scott believes Daniel Wells' contact-free summer may ultimately work in his favour.