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Aspley chase grand final dream

Despite suffering a shock loss to Bond University in last week’s QWFA Division 1 Semi Final, it’s been a great season for newcomers Aspley. The Hornet’s impressive teamwork saw them finish on top of the ladder. Coach Jacob Simmons-Bliss says

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AFLQ launches #StopUmpireAbuse campaign

  AFL Queensland has launched a Stop Umpire Abuse campaign to coincide with local football finals across the state. The campaign, aimed at participants, fans, coaches and officials, features a series of short videos that will be rolled out across

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QWAFL Live Blog

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Award for AFLQ Diversity Employment Program

AFL Queensland was one of five organisations recognised as the state’s top multicultural achievers at the recent Queensland Multicultural Awards. The organization received the Community Sector Organisation (not-for-profit) Award – for the Diversity Employment Program; an innovative initiative creating opportunities for

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SEQ grand final venues announced

AFL Queensland today announced grand final venues for South East Queensland competitions; the most notable being the scheduling of the QAFL at Southport Sharks on the Gold Coast, and an all-female grand final day at Yeronga on Sunday August 27.

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Round 17 Bond Uni QWAFL Preview

  Match of the round: Saturday 4:45pm – Coolangatta Tweed Vs. Coorparoo (Peak Oval, Coolangatta) It all comes down to this, the final round of QWAFL regular season matches. Coolangatta and UQ are the only two sides left with a

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Coolangatta Tweed vs. Coorparoo

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Pine Rivers Swans ready to fly

It’s been a rags to riches story for the Pine Rivers QWFA Division 2 team, who will line up in a do-or-die elimination final against Beenleigh this Saturday, in just their second year of football. The Swans breakout season has

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AFLQ World Fiesta

Now in its third year, the AFL Queensland World Fiesta is a unique event that celebrates cultural diversity through Australian Football, food and family entertainment. AFLQ World Fiesta 2017 will be held at Leyshon Park, Yeronga on Friday July 28.

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Volunteer & Coach Awards

Nominations close July 31 for the 2017 the AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach Awards. Volunteers and coaches are the lifeblood of Australian football. Without them, we simply would not have a game. They work for the love of the football, not

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NQ and SQ representative teams named

AFL Queensland today announced the North Queensland and South Queensland teams ahead of their annual intrastate clash in Cairns this Saturday, July 22. North Queensland coach Brad Cooper has assembled a team boasting a good mix of youth and experience, headlined

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Bond Uni QWAFL Round 14 preview

  Match of the round: Saturday 3:45pm – Coorparoo Vs. Yeronga South Brisbane (Giffin Park, Coorparoo) Here’s the scenario. Yeronga and Coorparoo are sitting first and second on the ladder, both tied with seven wins. If Yeronga win this match

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Queensland Under 17 squad named

AFL has named the Under 17 Queensland squad to play NSW/ACT at 9:45am this Monday, July 10, at Metricon Stadium. QUEENSLAND U17 No First Surname Club DOB HT WT 1 Fitzroy Greenwool Cape York Eagles 24/04/2000 170 55 2 Sam

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Queensland Under 16 squad named

AFL Queensland has named the Under 16 State Academy Squad to compete in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Uner-16 Championships on the Gold Coast next week. Queensland U16 final Squad 2 Corey Joyce 172 61 Tweed Coolangatta 3 Jack

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Bond Uni launches Riewoldt Family AFL Scholarships

  Bond University today announced it would be offering AFL excellence scholarships to aspiring male and female players, in partnership with the Riewoldt family. These unique, full-tuition scholarships provide an outstanding opportunity for one male and one female to gain

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AFLQ launches Reconciliation Action Plan

AFL Queensland today launched the organisation’s Reconciliation Action Plan as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations. Speaking at the launch, AFL Queensland CEO, Dean Warren, said the Reconciliation Action Plan formalises AFL Queensland’s commitment to further strengthen relationships with Aboriginal and

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Round 12 Bond Uni QWAFL Wrap

Round 12 results: Coolangatta Tweed 10.9 (69) def. Maroochydore 0.2 (2) Yeronga South Brisbane 4.5 (29) def. by Wilston Grange 6.10 (46) BYE: University of Queensland BYE: Coorparoo BYE: Zillmere Eagles Grange topple Yeronga: Who could have seen this one

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Women’s U23 match replay

6:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 9   11:30PM, SUNDAY, JUNE 11

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QAFL vs. WAAFL match replay

1:30PM, SUNDAY, JUNE 11

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Queensland’s best on show this Sunday

Catch the QAFL’s best and our most talented Under 23 Queensland women when they take on the Sandgropers at Ord Minnett Oval, Broadbeach, this Sunday, June 11 GAME 1 11:30AM:  Queensland U23 Women v Mundella WA State U23 With ten spots

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Applications open for Troy Clarke Scholarship

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2017 Troy Scholarship Award, named after AFL Queensland State Development Manager Troy Clarke, who passed away in 2013. Troy embodied the values of dedication, passion and respect,

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Squad named for game 1 of U16 Champs

AFL Queensland selectors have named a 23 player Queensland squad for game one of the 2017 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships in Blacktown on Monday June 12. Queensland State U16 squad 3 Jack Wingrave 3/08/2001 181 62 Burleigh 4 Ben Hogan

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School Holiday Camps

AFL Queensland’s famous school holiday camps are back in July with  programs running at Zillmere and Coorparoo. The camps are open to both boys and girls aged 5 to12 years and no previous AFL experience is required. Kids will have the

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GC Juniors celebrate Indigenous Round

Community clubs across the state are joining celebrations for Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round. Broadbeach Cats Juniors are just one club making a feature of it, with all Friday night and Saturday games highlighting the significance of the round. Prior

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Say #ThanksCoach and win

AFL Queensland is encouraging all community football clubs to say thanks to their local coach in the Foxtel and AFL Coaches Association #ThanksCoach campaign. In Queensland alone there are more than 4,170 accredited coaches who are responsible for shaping the

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The incredible story of Frank Ivory

Before commencing a highly decorated rugby career in 1891, an outstanding Indigenous athlete with an amazing story emerged from the Maryborough representative Australian football team of 1889. Maryborough’s Frank Ivory, along with Jack Hensler (1884 − Gympie), were the only

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Bond University QWAFL Round 7 Wrap

    Round 7 results: Coolangatta Tweed v Yeronga: DRAW (game called off) Note that on SportsTG website match will show scores at the time match was called off. Teams were allocated 2 points each and percentage based on the

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Funding success for Queensland clubs

An extra 308,598.00 will be injected community football clubs, thanks to latest round of the Queensland Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants. “We are pleased that our community footy clubs continue to be successful in securing funding to improve their

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Ken Murphy memorial service

Ken Murphy, former Chief Executive of AFL Queensland and the Brisbane Lions, will be remembered at a memorial gathering on Wednesday afternoon, 24 May, at the Queensland Cricketers’ Club (4pm). Members of the football community are invited to join friends

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2017 NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships

  The 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships will commence today, Friday, May 12 in Adelaide. A new Championships format will see matches played in across two rounds over eight weeks in four states. All states and territories will compete

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