Emma Quayle

Emma Quayle

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.

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Geelong defender Jared Rivers discovers that winning feeling

Emma Quayle Jared Rivers was not used to wondering, or worrying. He was used to asking questions, not needing to have them answered. He was one of Melbourne’s oldest players, experienced and a leader.

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Club-by-club guide to the 2013 AFL draft

Getting ready for the AFL draft.

Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.

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Suns could put heat on Dees for Viney

Jack Viney.

Emma Quayle Jack Viney could yet cost Melbourne the No. 3 choice in this year's draft as a father-son selection.

Football

Geelong leads trio in chase for Gold Coast onballer

Josh Caddy

Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Josh Caddy may join Geelong, St Kilda or North Melbourne having met with all three clubs.

AFL

Power ponders best option for Monfries

AFL Round 19. Collingwood vs Essendon at the MCG.
Bombers forward Angus Monfries celebrates after kicking a goal.
Melbourne. 31 July 2011.
Picture by PAUL ROVERE / THE AGE

Emma Quayle Angus Monfries' move to Port Adelaide may come via a trade rather than free agency.

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Caddy shacks up with Cats, Moloney to Lions

Josh Caddy.

Emma Quayle Geelong and Gold Coast have all but completed a deal that will see Josh Caddy play for the Cats next year.

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AFL

Dees meet Gumbleton

Scott Gumbleton

Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Gumbleton has not had excessive interest from other clubs and may yet stay at Windy Hill.

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AFL

Lions make late bid for popular Pie

Chris Dawes

Emma Quayle The Brisbane Lions have made a late pitch for Collingwood forward Chris Dawes.

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Pies, Demons to thrash out Dawes deal

Chris Dawes.

Emma Quayle Collingwood forward Chris Dawes has requested a trade to Melbourne.

Cats grab trio from rivals in departure from club policy

Hamish McIntosh

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.

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Hawthorn unhappy at compensation

Clinton Young

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.

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Pedersen trade deal to Dees delayed

Cameron Pedersen.

Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Demons look to secure a second- round draft pick in the final week of negotiations.

Hawk Osborne gone but he will be back

Michael Osborne.

Emma Quayle and Will Brodie Hawthorn planning to redraft injured veteran in the pre-season draft.

Historic drop in rookie draft numbers as clubs lose faith

Sherrin

Emma Quayle Fewer than 30 rookies could be drafted this year, the least in the history of the draft.

Emma Quayle's club-by-club guide to the 2012 national draft

Trade and draft news.

Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.

AFL

Sylvia free to leave Melbourne

Colin Sylvia

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Colin Sylvia could leave, with Melbourne losing the right to match any rival bid.

Work, rest and play philosophy gives Cats a fresh start

Paul Chapman will miss a fourth match this week with hamstring problems

Emma Quayle Geelong's start will enable club to rest players through the tough middle part of the season.

Trengove youngest skipper

Jack Grimes and Jack Trengove.

Emma Quayle Coach Mark Neeld pieced together eight-man leadership group after input from players.

AFL

Game two: Melbourne vs Brisbane

nicholson

Emma Quayle The Dees brought Brad Green, Colin Sylvia, Jared Rivers and Jack Grimes in for game two.