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.

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Collingwood falls outside the top 8, as Crows make their move

Emma Quayle Collingwood has tumbled outside the top eight for the first time since round five.

Crows braced for worst over Tippett

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Emma Quayle The AFL has two great pillars of equality. One is the salary cap, the other is the draft system.

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Crows' 'tamper' affair

Forward Kurt Tippett.

Emma Quayle Adelaide chairman says the Crows board confessed to the AFL 'because it was the right thing to do'.

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AFL targets Crows' 'secret cash' pledge to Tippett

Kurt Tippett

Emma Quayle ADELAIDE is believed to have guaranteed Kurt Tippett $200,000 outside his contract and suggested the arrangement be kept secret from the league.

Crows, Tippett caught in $200,000 rort

Forward Kurt Tippett.

Emma Quayle Adelaide believed to have guaranteed Kurt Tippett $200,000 outside of his contract and suggested arrangement be kept secret.

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Crows face up to possible draft ban

Matt Finnis.

Emma Quayle Adelaide braces for exclusion from national draft pending probe into secret Tippett deal.

Crows call on tall to help fill the void

Luke Thompson

Emma Quayle Luke Thompson will play just his second game for the season in Adelaide's semi-final.

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Crows must cast off one more for Tippett

Kurt Tippett will not be able to sign directly with Sydney as a delisted free agent.

Emma Quayle Adelaide will have to cut another player from its senior list should Kurt Tippett try to join Sydney through the pre-season draft as expected.

Crows in draft as probe widens

On song: The Crows celebrate their victory last night.

Emma Quayle Third-party payment to midfield star Patrick Dangerfield under scrutiny.

Tippett defiant as Crows cop it sweet

Kurt Tippett remains determined to clear his name at Friday's AFL Commission hearing.

Emma Quayle and Jake Niall Kurt Tippett remains determined to clear his name at Friday's AFL Commission hearing.

The Tippett saga: how it went wrong for Crows

Kurt Tippett and Steven Trigg.

Emma Quayle Almost two years after Adelaide talked Kurt Tippett into staying, the web began to unravel.

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Crows throw support behind under-fire Trigg to keep top job

Emma Quayle, Jon Pierik ADELAIDE have backed chief executive Steven Trigg's claim that he verbally cancelled a written agreement to trade Kurt Tippett to the club of his choice three years ago.

Crows back Trigg, plan for a return

Adelaide Crows CEO Steven Trigg.

Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Adelaide Crows chief executive and football operations manager avoid the axe.

Crows' tamper affair

Emma Quayle Adelaide has confessed to the AFL that it forged a secret arrangement to send Kurt Tippett to the club of his choice when it last re-signed him, a deal that could amount to draft tampering and see...

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What if Joe Daniher had chosen Sydney?

Daniher

Emma Quayle Not even Joe Daniher's parents knew what he would do, when he jumped in the car after Christmas four years ago, heading from Temora back to Melbourne with his older brother Darcy.

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How the Suns and Giants got the best of both worlds

Gary Ablett

Emma Quayle The television commercial starts with a boy and girl arguing across the dinner table: what would be better, soft taco shells or hard? It ends with the whole family celebrating their young sister's...

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Brodie Grundy due for a rest - but not just yet

Brodie Grundy, while developing as a ruckman has been on the wrong side of the umpires.

Emma Quayle Collingwood will continue to keep a close eye on how Brodie Grundy is handling his first full season as the club's first-choice ruckman, and doesn't expect him to play every game in the last half of...

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Blues building fitness with four wins from last five

Happy days: Brock McLean
celebrates with Dale Thomas.

Emma Quayle Carlton coach Mick Malthouse believes his side is starting to build some collective match fitness, with the Blues' last-gasp, five-point win over Adelaide on Sunday the club's fourth win in five...

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How Brayden Maynard almost became Adelaide's first father-son draftee

Brayden Maynard

Emma Quayle Had Peter Maynard played four more games for Glenelg, his son Brayden would have been tied to Adelaide, and possibly become the club's first father-son draftee at the end of this season.

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Blues up for fight on Bryce Gibbs

First Elimination Final.Richmond v Carlton. Richmond's Alex Rance chases Carlton's Bryce Gibbs at the MCG.8th September 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Emma Quayle The Carlton midfielder's contract is up at the end of the season but he's not going anywhere, says president Stephen Kernahan