Emma Quayle

Emma Quayle

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.

AFL

Club-by-club guide to the 2013 AFL draft

Emma Quayle Draft expert Emma Quayle looks at the strengths and weaknesses of every AFL club.

AFL

Power ponders best option for Monfries

AFL Round 19. Collingwood vs Essendon at the MCG.
Bombers forward Angus Monfries celebrates after kicking a goal.
Melbourne. 31 July 2011.
Picture by PAUL ROVERE / THE AGE

Emma Quayle Angus Monfries' move to Port Adelaide may come via a trade rather than free agency.

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AFL

Caddy shacks up with Cats, Moloney to Lions

Josh Caddy.

Emma Quayle Geelong and Gold Coast have all but completed a deal that will see Josh Caddy play for the Cats next year.

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AFL

Lions make late bid for popular Pie

Chris Dawes

Emma Quayle The Brisbane Lions have made a late pitch for Collingwood forward Chris Dawes.

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AFL

Pies, Demons to thrash out Dawes deal

Chris Dawes.

Emma Quayle Collingwood forward Chris Dawes has requested a trade to Melbourne.

Cats grab trio from rivals in departure from club policy

Hamish McIntosh

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.

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Hawthorn unhappy at compensation

Clinton Young

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Hawthorn feels the brunt of the AFL's first free agency period, losing Clinton Young.

AFL

Pedersen trade deal to Dees delayed

Cameron Pedersen.

Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Demons look to secure a second- round draft pick in the final week of negotiations.

Hawk Osborne gone but he will be back

Michael Osborne.

Emma Quayle and Will Brodie Hawthorn planning to redraft injured veteran in the pre-season draft.

Emma Quayle's club-by-club guide to the 2012 national draft

Trade and draft news.

Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.

Football

Demons' days: from go to doze

Mark Neeld.

Emma Quayle The Saturday Age got a look at the work Melbourne is doing to lift the club in 2013.

Dees winners? We'll know in about 2015

Win some, lose some: Jack Trengove, left, is still a Demon, while Tom Scully is captain of the Giants.

Emma Quayle It's impossible to tell what Melbourne really did win by losing, though.

AFL

Sylvia free to leave Melbourne

Colin Sylvia

Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson Colin Sylvia could leave, with Melbourne losing the right to match any rival bid.

AFL

Dees' cupboard is not completely bare

Emma-Quayle-sport-dinks

Emma Quayle Mark Neeld was right when he said three weeks ago that he had only gotten started on the big picture he was asked to paint at Melbourne.

Cats confident they will claw their way back

Matthew Scarlett

Emma Quayle Andrew Mackie had plenty of words to describe what happened to Geelong.

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