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.

Football

Geelong leads trio in chase for Gold Coast onballer

Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Josh Caddy may join Geelong, St Kilda or North Melbourne having met with all three clubs.

Wellingham chooses Eagles

Sharrod Wellingham with Eagle Matt Priddis

Emma Quayle Sharrod Wellingham's declaration on the West Coast website that he wished to join the Eagles came as news to Collingwood, which had not been told of the midfielder's decision to leave.

Wellingham wants to soar with Eagles

Emma Quayle Player's declaration on West Coast website comes as a surprise to his current club.

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AFL

Dees, Pies discuss super trade

Chris Dawes

Jon Pierik and Emma Quayle Collingwood and Melbourne have discussed a blockbuster trade that would send Sharrod Wellingham and Chris Dawes to the Demons in return for pick No. 4 in the national draft.

Magpie heads home to Perth

Sharrod Wellingham

Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.

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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.

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.

Pies have the answers

Shane Mumford of the Swans competes with Darren Jolly of the Magpies during their round 20 match at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Emma Quayle, Sydney Collingwood never loses to Sydney. Or at least it hadn't, in a really long time.

Coaching mates in battle

Tall order: Lachie Keeffe has been a key defender for Collingwood this season in the absence of many star players.

Emma Quayle Football won't get in the way of friendship for Nathan Buckley and Brenton Sanderson.

Carlton devours stale Pies

Collingwood v Carlton

Emma Quayle If any team has sorely needed just a tiny break of late, it has been Carlton.