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 Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle Brendan Whitecross is on the cusp of rejoining the Hawthorn team, almost 10 months after he ruptured his knee in last year's qualifying final.
Emma Quayle Coach Brad Scott learns that the Roos are not mentally strong enough.
Emma Quayle Third North Melbourne youngster backs the club's future.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
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 North Melbourne coach Brad Scott is backing himself and his team to put the lessons learnt over the past two years into practice.
Emma Quayle Lachie Keeffe switched from soccer midfielder to AFL-listed player easily.
Emma Quayle North Melbourne barges past Carlton in fierce, five-team race for a top-eight spot.