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 and Michael Gleeson Colin Sylvia could leave, with Melbourne losing the right to match any rival bid.
Emma Quayle It's impossible to tell what Melbourne really did win by losing, though.
Emma Quayle The Saturday Age got a look at the work Melbourne is doing to lift the club in 2013.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.
Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Demons look to secure a second- round draft pick in the final week of negotiations.
Emma Quayle and Will Brodie Hawthorn planning to redraft injured veteran in the pre-season draft.
Emma Quayle Angus Monfries' move to Port Adelaide may come via a trade rather than free agency.
Emma Quayle Geelong and Gold Coast have all but completed a deal that will see Josh Caddy play for the Cats next year.
Emma Quayle The Brisbane Lions have made a late pitch for Collingwood forward Chris Dawes.
Emma Quayle Collingwood forward Chris Dawes has requested a trade to Melbourne.