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 Riewoldt's absence from Richmond's pre-season teams will end on Friday.
Emma Quayle Carlton ruckman Matthew Kreuzer is set to miss Thursday night's game against Richmond, due to his ongoing foot problem.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle THIS was Richmond, but a not-just-yet version. There was no Trent Cotchin, no Brett Deledio, no Ivan Maric, and Jack Riewoldt had flown home with the flu.
Emma Quayle, Wangaratta What a difference a year makes. This time last year the Wangaratta Showgrounds were underwater.
Emma Quayle TIgers smash the Dogs by 60 points to consolidate position in the eight.
Emma Quayle Win seen as evidence of team that's better able to adjust to force games its way,
Emma Quayle Mitch Robinson became the first player to test the AFL's new concussion procedures, as Richmond reversed its poor recent starts against the Blues, survived a late Carlton challenge and opened their...
Emma Quayle Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has told his players they have the chance to build some rare early-season momentum, after the Tigers held off Carlton to win their first round match by five points.
Emma Quayle Carlton moves within one win of the top eight with a heart-stopping four-point victory.
Emma Quayle Richmond turns patchy start into a substantial lead, then a comfortable win, despite not putting the woeful Bombers away.
Emma Quayle Recruiters repeat the same line before every draft: that they’re planning to take the ‘‘best available player’’.
Emma Quayle Recruiters repeat the same line before every single draft: that they're planning to take the 'best available player' with their pick.
Emma Quayle Richmond star's first significant hitout of the pre-season cut short.