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 The Bulldogs were able to turn a nine-goal half-time deficit into a 34-point loss.
Emma Quayle Zephaniah Skinner has decided to retire from the Western Bulldogs after two years, drawn back to his remote community in Western Australia.
Emma Quayle Lachie Hunter will join the Western Bulldogs next week as a harder, more tackle-happy player for the time he has already spent at the club.
Emma Quayle The Western Bulldogs have moved from premiership contention into rejuvenation mode in the past four seasons with one constant: the form of captain Matthew Boyd, who last night won his third Charles...
Emma Quayle, Darwin Western Bulldogs will face Geelong on Friday night off their fifth six-day break.
Emma Quayle Collingwood coach hopes to steer a more settled line-up through the second half of the season.
Emma Quayle Collingwood will enter its midseason break placed comfortably inside the top eight, having endured a challenging run of injuries in the first half of the season and prepared for its week off with a...
Emma Quayle Richmond will resume from its mid-season bye within reach of its first September since 2001 and with an almost full squad to plan the second half of its season around.
Emma Quayle At this point, the very bad teams are as easy to spot as the very good ones.
Emma Quayle Will Minson has never wanted to be anything but a Western Bulldog.
Emma Quayle Paying players more won't help the Demons lure anyone, or develop the kids they already have.
Emma Quayle Nicky Winmar will return to Victoria Park after agreeing to launch AFL's indigenous round.
Emma Quayle Brian Lake joined Hawthorn hoping to make it through two seasons before playing his last game.
Emma Quayle Adam Cooney is doing things he hasn't done in a while and he looks happy doing them, which is good news for him and his Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle Tom Liberatore is off to a good start in his bid to win back trust and respect.
Emma Quayle Adam Cooney’s place in the Western Bulldogs’ round one team has been jeopardised by a minor knee infection that has hospitalised the midfielder this week.
Emma Quayle Adam Cooney could be winning his five-year battle to overcome a chronic knee injury.
Emma Quayle At the end of last season the Western Bulldogs replenished their list.
Emma Quayle Bob Murphy will captain the Western Bulldogs in their opening round match against the Brisbane Lions this week, as Matthew Boyd begins his recovery from a calf strain.
Adam Cooper and Emma Quayle Koby Stevens will have further tests ahead of round-one clash against Brisbane.