150 Years

Participation numbers on the up again

Queensland’s love of Australian Football continues, with census figures announced today revealing a six per cent growth in participation for the state in 2016. 229,388 men, women and children pulled on a Guernsey this year, compared to 216,381 in 2015.

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Sunsets claim second Youth Girls Champs

The Gold Coast Sunsets have joined the back-to-back champions club with an 8-point win over the Brisbane South Vixens in the final of the Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships at Yeronga today. A gritty first half from the Vixens

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Queensland AFL Grand Final Quiz

 How good is your Queensland AFL Grand Final knowledge? Find out in Peter Blucher’s quiz below!  

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West Brisbane celebrate flag 20 years on

Nearly 20 years ago to day, the West Brisbane Bulldogs broke an 18-year premiership drought to claim the 1996 QAFL Premiership. Now, they are inviting everyone involved to come and relive it. On October 8 at the Story Bridge Hotel,

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Grogan Medal Form Guide

In five days time, one QAFL player will have his name read out as the 2016 Grogan Medalist. We thought we would go through the field, and give you a couple of names to watch from each club.   Broadbeach

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Community Footy Awards Wrap

Moreton Bay’s Jonathan Giles and Caloundra’s Thomas Rudolph were named as joint winners of the Duncanson Medal as best and fairest for the QFA North competition with 17 votes, joining a long list of winners at the 2016 Queensland Football

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SEQ Community Footy Finals Feed

QAFA (B) SUNSHINE COAST GRAND FINAL PREVIEW Pomona vs. Maroochydore Saturday August 20, 2:00pm, Nambour LIVE BLOG It’s been a long 11 months, but Grand Finals season is upon us, and we have a cracker to kick it off. The

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Community Finals Whip Around

QAFA B Central Jimboomba 17.4.106 defeated Woodsmen 8.4.52 When you open up six-goal advantage by quarter time in a final, you’re not going to lose too many. For the second week in a row, the Redbacks went at the first

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Kenmore hoping Saturday is a happy Homecoming

The proud 19-year history of the Kenmore Football Club will be celebrated this Saturday, August 13, at their Homecoming Day. It’s a day where the Bears faithful say thanks to the group of people who have taken them to where

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Friday Forecast: Round 16

MATCH OF THE ROUND Mt Gravatt vs. Morningside Saturday August 6, 2:00pm, Dittmer Park LIVE BLOG FROM 1:45pm The most important game of the year, to date, and I don’t say that lightly. The whips are cracking, and these two

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AFLQ World Fiesta tomorrow

AFL Queensland is gearing up for another free, family event tomorrow Saturday, July 30. Part of the Queensland Government’s Inclusive Communities Program, the AFL Queensland World Fiesta is a unique event that celebrates cultural diversity through Australian Football, food and family

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Celebrate the finals with us!

Queensland community footy finals kick off in just over a week, and we want you to celebrate with us. With 2016 being the 150th year of footy in Queensland, we want to re-live some of our finals moments from the

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Friday Forecast: Round 14

MATCH OF THE ROUND Western Magpies vs. Labrador Saturday July 16, 2:00pm, Chelmer LIVE BLOG FROM 1:45PM Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most in-form of them all? I think we are about to find out. They might not

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Ron Lockens’ Top 15 Photos, 3-1

When it comes to photographing footy in Queensland over a long period of time, you would be hard pressed to find someone better than Ron Lockens. Through the eye of a lens, he has seen champions of the game strut

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Preview: North Queensland v South Queensland

Since the begginning of time, North v South has been one of the most historical battles around the world, and this Saturday, another chapter of the Queensland footy aspect will be added when North Queensland take on South Queensland. Regional

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UQ celebrate 60th anniversary in style

The UQ footy club mixed the old with the new on Saturday when they celebrated their 60th anniversary as a club. The Red Lions played Wilston Grange at home and fittingly claimed their second win for the season in front

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NQ and SQ final teams named

AFL Queensland today announced the final teams for the North Queensland vs. South Queensland representative match to be played as a curtain raiser to the Western Bulldogs vs. Gold Coast SUNS match at Cairns Cazaly’s Stadium on July 16. Both

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Tuesday Talking Points

The voicemail On Sunday morning, I woke up to a very pleasant, three minute voice-mail from about 3am the night before. It was a certain UQ player giving me the full run down of their win over Wilston Grange that

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RECAP – QLD U16 vs. NT

Queensland capped of their 2016 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships in perfect fashion on Saturday, when they defeated the NT by 17-points Read how it unfolded below.      

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Mackay City Hawks celebrate 40 years

The Mackay City Hawks will celebrate their 40th year as a club this weekend with special functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Over four decades, the Hawks have completely transformed their nest into a fortress and have always prided themselves

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Training kicks off for NQ vs. SQ clash

Representative squads will train together for the the first time this week ahead of  the North Queensland vs. South Queensland representative match to be played as a curtain raiser to the Western Bulldogs vs. Gold Coast SUNS match at Cairns Cazaly’s Stadium

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Tuesday Talking Points

THAT goal Brad Scheer became the talk of the under 18 world last Wednesday night when he handed the Allies their first win of the NAB AFL Under 18 Championships courtesy of a right foot banana from the boundary. Don’t

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Yeronga South Brisbane set for game 1000

As a club, if you stick around long enough, you will rack up plenty of games.  Game after game, year after year, history builds and milestones are achieved. The problem is that locally, the milestone often passes by unnoticed. On

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7 million dollar boost for community clubs

The AFL community has been successful in securing $7,255,705 in grant funding from the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Plus program for a number of critical and exciting projects across the Sunshine State. The funding will enable seven major projects to

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World’s Biggest Junior Clinic this Sunday

In the spirit of the saying “go big, or go home,” we are putting a call out to kids to help us stage The World’s Biggest Junior Clinic. This historic event is part of our 150 year anniversary celebrations and

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Kev Kluver – The Keeper of the Flame

Kevin Kluver is one of the most well-known and popular football people in Queensland, and certainly is a well-known identity with the Western Magpies and Sherwood Football Clubs. While Kevin has been associated with other clubs in Queensland he says

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Tuesday Talking Points

Roo beauty I’ve seen a few strange occurrences at the footy in my time, but I’ve never seen a Kangaroo hop through the middle of a warm up. On Friday night at Ipswich, Skippy decided he was a bit chilly

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Gorillas to return to the Den

This Saturday, Wilston Grange celebrate 71 years of history at their Homecoming Day. The colts, reserves and QAFL senior team take on Morningside followed by the QWAFL team playing Zillmere; all at Bendigo Bank Oval. The birth of what is

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QAFL Wrap: Round 10

SANDGATE v. SURFERS PARADISE Sandgate 2.3,  6.5,  11.5,  15.6  (96) Surfers Paradise 2.1,  2.6,  4.8,  6.11  (47) It was coming, it was always coming. Win number two from Sandgate was always going to happen, but I don’t think too many

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RECAP – Morningside vs. Broadbeach

It was a happy Homecoming for the Panthers. Relive all the action in their big win over Broadbeach below.  

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