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 Emma Quayle looks at some of the key decisions the Bombers have to make on their list.
Emma Quayle and Will Brodie Hawthorn planning to redraft injured veteran in the pre-season draft.
Emma Quayle Sacked midfielder's career unlikely to extend beyond St Kilda.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle The Western Bulldogs liked the way Jake Stringer played football: hard.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson The Bombers didn't appear to have implemented any major positional shifts.
Emma Quayle Essendon rookie Cory Dell'Olio's stint on the senior list will not end this week, despite Brent Prismall's return from his second major knee injury.
Emma Quayle Essendon appears set to lose two more players to soft-tissue problems, with forward Stewart Crameri and onballer David Myers doubtful to play against Hawthorn tomorrow night.
Emma Quayle Essendon will revert to its travel plan from two years ago before playing Fremantle.