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 Geelong is fit, healthy, on a three-win run and building towards what coach Chris Scott believes will be its most consistent form of the season.
Emma Quayle Chris Scott will not argue with the people who keep telling him his Geelong side is no good, but is optimistic and excited about what lies ahead for the team that kept a top four spot in sight with a...
Emma Quayle Jordon Bourke has no idea where he will launch his AFL career but knows it will not be at Geelong, after the club opted against nominating the son of former captain Damian as a father-son draftee.
Emma Quayle Geelong and Gold Coast have all but completed a deal that will see Josh Caddy play for the Cats next year.
Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall and Emma Quayle Geelong has already set itself the goal of reaching the top four in 2013.
Emma Quayle Geelong's start will enable club to rest players through the tough middle part of the season.
Emma Quayle Geelong will continue to expose its next generation of centre-square players to excellent opposition, despite coach Chris Scott's belief that his side needs to quickly improve that part of its game.
Emma Quayle Tom Hawkins stays in Coleman race as Cats hold out Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle Geelong optimistic that Travis Varcoe's return from foot injury will continue against Sydney.
Emma Quayle Jordan Murdoch was not sure what to think when he was drafted to Geelong late last year.
Emma Quayle Geelong's premiership defence ends in stunning fashion against Fremantle.
Emma Quayle Andrew Mackie had plenty of words to describe what happened to Geelong.
Emma Quayle The Geelong of old resurfaces, setting up a crucial win over Essendon with a brilliant opening 15 minutes.
Emma Quayle Geelong deny Hawthorn for the ninth consecutive time in an extraordinary after-the-siren finish.
Emma Quayle Geelong withstands a St Kilda comeback to confirm another finals campaign.
Emma Quayle Geelong may lose its next talented prospect to the Gold Coast.
Emma Quayle Geelong holds on to record a narrow win over the Western Bulldogs.
Emma Quayle When a great team isn't travelling quite as well as it once did, questions come thick and fast.
Emma Quayle Helpless and guilt-ridden in week one of the AFL finals, North's Brent Harvey is out to repay his club on Friday night.
Emma Quayle Steve Johnson will spend the next week trying to convince Geelong's medical and coaching teams that he can get his injured foot through at least one more final.