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 Lachie Hunter will join the Western Bulldogs next week as a harder, more tackle-happy player for the time he has already spent at the club.
Emma Quayle and Will Brodie Hawthorn planning to redraft injured veteran in the pre-season draft.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Michael Hibberd met Merv Neagle at an Essendon function at the start of this year.
Emma Quayle Essendon will decide in the next few days whether to continue David Zaharakis' return in the VFL this weekend.
Emma Quayle Essendon confident second-year defender will miss just three or four matches.
Emma Quayle Essendon forward Michael Hurley beating a fast track back from his hamstring strain.