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 It was wet, windy and cold, but Geelong has a habit of not letting the weather conditions change how it goes about things.
Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.
Emma Quayle The Western Bulldogs have moved from premiership contention into rejuvenation mode in the past four seasons with one constant: the form of captain Matthew Boyd, who last night won his third Charles...
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle The truth is, drafting is getting harder. Numbers were down in last year's rookie draft and this time clubs made fewer than 30 'live' picks, following on from last month's shorter-than-usual national...
Emma Quayle Bob Murphy will captain the Western Bulldogs in their opening round match against the Brisbane Lions this week, as Matthew Boyd begins his recovery from a calf strain.
Emma Quayle At the end of last season the Western Bulldogs replenished their list.
Emma Quayle Tom Liberatore is off to a good start in his bid to win back trust and respect.
Emma Quayle Harry O'Brien will miss Friday night's blockbuster against Carlton with an ankle injury.
Emma Quayle Western Bulldogs run over the top of Adelaide to post a 17-point win in Adam Cooney's 200th game.
Emma Quayle Coach confident that he is piecing together a more than capable group.
Emma Quayle Depleted Carlton hangs on to grind out a win over the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle Even apart from his ''massive mistake'', Justin Sherman's first season with the Bulldogs didn't go as planned. But he enters 2012 positive he can show his worth.
Emma Quayle NAB Cup round 1: The Collingwood Magpies and the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle NAB Cup round 1: The Western Sydney Giants and the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle Western Bulldogs' first major hitout for the year suggests they'll take a bulging midfield into the season.
Emma Quayle, Darwin The Western Bulldogs started last night's match with some momentum.