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 Nick Dal Santo committed to playing for St Kilda next season and all but certain to do so.
Adam Cooper, Emma Quayle Investigation into Essendon's use of supplements will prompt discussions among conditioning staff at other clubs and is likely to lift the pressure on players to question any substance they are given.
Emma Quayle Nick Riewoldt has again been appointed to captain St Kilda for an eighth season.
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 All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle A homophobic taunt is believed to be at the centre of the AFL's investigation into St Kilda forward Stephen Milne.
Emma Quayle Stephen Milne is fined $3000 by St Kilda after an AFL investigation concludes he made homophobic comments on-field for the second time in his career.
Emma Quayle Geelong withstands a St Kilda comeback to confirm another finals campaign.
Emma Quayle Essendon misses its chance to grab top spot on the ladder and places pressure on its top-four prospects.
Emma Quayle From a distance, Arryn Siposs looks a little like Aaron Hamill, the man whose St Kilda guernsey he now wears.