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 Paddy Ryder's three-match suspension has been served just in time for Essendon.
Emma Quayle Injury meant ruckman spent six weeks of his eight-week break in a moon boot.
Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson The Bombers didn't appear to have implemented any major positional shifts.
Emma Quayle Michael Hibberd met Merv Neagle at an Essendon function at the start of this year.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle Essendon ruckman David Hille has signed a one-year contract extension.
Emma Quayle Emma Quayle looks at some of the key decisions the Bombers have to make on their list.
Emma Quayle As Fremantle was forced to replace four players for tomorrow night's clash with Essendon, the Bombers reacted to their two-game losing run by dropping three.
Emma Quayle Essendon rookie Mark Baguley looms as Heath Hocking's midfield replacement.
Emma Quayle The Geelong of old resurfaces, setting up a crucial win over Essendon with a brilliant opening 15 minutes.
Emma Quayle Essesndon will continue trying to work David Hille, Paddy Ryder and Tom Bellchambers into the same side this season, with Hille's preseason so improved that the 30-year-old has been told not to...
Emma Quayle Tom Bellchambers' stop-start career has been like that endured by many young ruckmen.