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

Tigers pass another test

Jack Riewoldt

Emma Quayle TIgers smash the Dogs by 60 points to consolidate position in the eight.

AFL

Tigers sharing the load

St Kilda's Trent Dennis-Lane finds his movement somewhat restricted by Richmond's Bachar Houli.

Emma Quayle Richmond's 64-point win can be described as mature, composed, controlled.

AFL

Turning their fields of dreams into reality

Trent Cotchin and Cyril Rioli.

Emma Quayle There was a party at Trent Cotchin's place on the day he was drafted, six years ago.

AFL

Flag and I'm done: Cotchin

Trent Cotchin.

Emma Quayle A Richmond premiership in the next few years would prompt Trent Cotchin to consider retirement, even if only in his mid-20s.

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AFL

Stars show loyalty as Watson, Cotchin re-sign

Jobe Watson.

Emma Quayle Brownlow medallist Jobe Watson and runner-up Trent Cotchin have both completed new deals to stay at their clubs.

AFL

Tigers at last over the Blues

Brett Deledio celebrates.

Emma Quayle Mitch Robinson became the first player to test the AFL's new concussion procedures, as Richmond reversed its poor recent starts against the Blues, survived a late Carlton challenge and opened their...

AFL

Dustin Martin: The man behind the mask

Long and winding road: Dustin Martin.

Emma Quayle Dustin Martin not the only person at Richmond looking forward to start of season.

Blues snatch win over Tigers

Ruckmen revelry: Richmond big man Ivan Maric and his Carlton counterpart Matthew Kreuzer are in sync in their battle for the ball last night.

Emma Quayle Carlton moves within one win of the top eight with a heart-stopping four-point victory.

Tigers romp, Dons out of luck

Tigers hold Dons at bay.

Emma Quayle Richmond turns patchy start into a substantial lead, then a comfortable win, despite not putting the woeful Bombers away.

Ten to one: Will these games decide the Brownlow Medal winner?

Magpies midfielder Dane Swan.

Emma Quayle Brownlow votes can surprise the best judges, but these definite three-vote performances are no long-shots.

Also-rans with lots of time on their side

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Emma Quayle Sometimes it takes a while for public perception to line up with media perception and what the umpires see from ground level, and so it proved for the new kids on the Brownlow block.

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Football

All Stars too strong for the Tigers

Steven Verrier

Emma Quayle THIS was Richmond, but a not-just-yet version. There was no Trent Cotchin, no Brett Deledio, no Ivan Maric, and Jack Riewoldt had flown home with the flu.

Deledio on the job

Brett Deledio

Emma Quayle Brett Deledio wants to be a leader at Tigerland even after missing out on the captaincy.

Injury scare for Deledio

Playing it safe: Brett Deledio.

Emma Quayle Richmond star's first significant hitout of the pre-season cut short.

Fit Roos hope to get hop on opposition

North Melbourne players take part in a practice match last week.

Emma Quayle Kangaroos name first-round NAB Cup squad well placed to attack pre-season games.