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 Never wanting to get too comfortable, Damien Hardwick wants to try new tactics against the Hawks.
Emma Quayle Richmond is set to introduce its top draft pick in the season opener for the fourth consecutive year.
Emma Quayle Richmond will resume from its mid-season bye within reach of its first September since 2001 and with an almost full squad to plan the second half of its season around.
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 ''Rookies'' by definition are new and untried: it's time for a name change.
Emma Quayle, Wangaratta What a difference a year makes. This time last year the Wangaratta Showgrounds were underwater.
Emma Quayle Alan Didak will play his first senior game of the season for Collingwood on Saturday night.
Martin Blake and Emma Quayle Geelong clinging to the hope brilliant forward Travis Varcoe will play some games this season.
Emma Quayle Melbourne coach Mark Neeld has insisted Mitch Clark would play purely as a forward.
Emma Quayle Gold Coast defeats Melbourne in game one of the triple-header at Metricon Stadium.