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 Fremantle fights off a gallant Melbourne to register its third win in Victoria this season.
Emma Quayle Melbourne has now lost its past 13 games at Etihad Stadium, a streak dating back to 2008.
Emma Quayle A shy Docker has found a new home, and his voice, at St Kilda.
Emma Quayle All that you need to know about the clubs and the players up for grabs in the draft.
Emma Quayle How the opening round of the 2012 national draft may pan out.
Emma Quayle There's some fine talent in Thursday's AFL draft, but while club needs and father-son selections will determine the final order our expert just picks the best players.
Emma Quayle and Jon Pierik Josh Caddy may join Geelong, St Kilda or North Melbourne having met with all three clubs.
Emma Quayle Player's declaration on West Coast website comes as a surprise to his current club.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Emma Quayle It's nine weeks now since Michael Walters got to add a 12th game to his tally at Frematle.
Emma Quayle Brownlow votes can surprise the best judges, but these definite three-vote performances are no long-shots.
Emma Quayle Geelong's premiership defence ends in stunning fashion against Fremantle.
Emma Quayle Collingwood have made two changes to their side for the semi-final against West Coast at the MCG on Saturday night.
Emma Quayle Luke Thompson will play just his second game for the season in Adelaide's semi-final.
Emma Quayle Chris Tarrant was 30 when he was traded to Collingwood at the end of 2010.
Emma Quayle Essendon will revert to its travel plan from two years ago before playing Fremantle.
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 Melbourne has braced itself for a poor crowd at Saturday's home game against Fremantle.
Emma Quayle Young guns make most of their chance to shine, writes Emma Quayle.
Jon Pierik, Emma Quayle and Chloe Saltau Gary Ablett remains optimistic of a return to Gold Coast's line-up next weekend.