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GC SUNS Women to play games in Mackay

By Thomas Beverly, Gold Coast SUNS The Gold Coast SUNS are pleased to announce a new destination partnership for our Women’s AFL Football program with the Mackay Regional Council. The four-year partnership will see the SUNS Women’s team play a

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Groves-Little becomes youngest ever QWAFL Best and Fairest winner

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Coorparoo youngster Tori Groves-Little isn’t even old enough to legally vote, but at the 73rd annual J.A Grogan Medal, she was voted the best and fairest player in the QWAFL across the 2018 season. At just

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Record six Queenslanders named in the AFLW All Australian team

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard The future is bright for female football in Queensland. Last night, six Queenslanders were awarded an All Australian guernsey after starring in the maroon at the NAB AFL Women’s U18 National Championships and again in the

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Talent and Rookie Search

The Brisbane Lions are on the hunt for their next AFLW star! After another competitive season the Lions are looking to go one further in their quest for a premiership in 2019! Are you the player to help them get

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Ten Queenslanders to play in NAB AFLW U18 All Australian game

By Ant Wingard Queensland will be represented healthily in the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 All Australian representative match this Friday night. In total, ten Queenslanders have been invited to participate in the clash which pits the Allies against the

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Gallery: Bond University QWAFL Grand Final

Images from the Bond University QWAFL Grand Final played between the Wilston Grange Gorillas and Coorparoo Kings. Image credit: Chris Hyde/AFL Media.  

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“It was very emotional”: Gorillas cap off dominant season with Grand Final win

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange have capped off a dominant 2018 season with a gruelling 14-point win over Coorparoo in the Grand Final to capture the club’s first ever Bond University QWAFL premiership. The Gorillas were forced to overcome an

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AFLW Stars Go Head to Head in QWAFL Finale

By Larissa Mouttou This Sunday, two of Brisbane Lions’ finest AFLW talents will fight it out for the Bond University QWAFL Premiership at Leyshon Park, Yeronga. Defensive powerhouse Kate Lutkins will pull on the red and blue for the Wilston

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Four QWAFL players nominated for NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Four Bond University QWAFL players have been nominated for the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 Draft Combine later this year ahead of the national draft in October. Bond University ruckman Lauren Bella, University of Queensland outside

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Because of Her, We Can! Ally Anderson celebrates NAIDOC Week

By Ant Wingard@AntWingard Every July across Australia, NAIDOC Week commemorates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. In 2018, NAIDOC Week carries the theme – Because of Her, We Can! to celebrate and commemorate the

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“It was the best game we’ve played in this jumper” Queensland bring the pressure in historic AFLW win

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media/Jason O’Brien On Tuesday, the Queensland Under-18 girls side made history in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s National Championships. Their nine-point victory over historical powerhouse Victoria Metro signalled the first time ever

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Queensland record first ever win over Vic Metro in NAB AFLW U18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media / Jason O’Brien Queensland has produced its first ever win over powerhouse Victoria Metro in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships, defeating the southern side by eight points at Broadbeach.

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Queensland suffer loss to Vic Country in NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

A spirited Queensland side has tasted defeat in its opening game in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships, succumbing to a strong Victoria Country side by 56-points. The Queenslanders, playing at home for the second straight year,

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Queensland name squad for NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Queensland Under-18 state representative side have named their 24-player squad for Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships on the Gold Coast next week. Four changes to the side have been made from

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Ball transition a highlight in Queensland’s Under-18 losses to Western Australia

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Queensland have suffered two losses in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships in Perth last weekend, going down to a strong Western Australia side in both games. The Sunshine state lead for most of the match, kicking

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Brisbane and Gold Coast head south for a Winter Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Both the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS are set to field representative women’s sides in the inaugural AFL Women’s Winter Series in Sydney this weekend. The two Queensland sides, along with two Greater Western Sydney GIANTS

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Grand Final Preview

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Tomorrow’s AFL Women’s Grand Final concludes the Brisbane Lions’ entertaining yet unprobeable return to the promise land. Somehow, they’ve made it, and now have the opportunity to avenge last year’s defeat; secure their first piece of

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Coolangatta and Robina taste victory in Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard   Coolangatta and Robina earned themselves a slice of women’s football history at the weekend when the two clubs were crowned the inaugural Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown champions in their respective divisions. Coolangatta’s QWAFL side outlasted

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Lions’ last roll of the dice in AFLW blockbuster

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions face an uphill battle to return to the Grand Final for a second consecutive season, but if a string of results falls their way, it could become a reality. After succumbing to a

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Lions edge out Suns as Girls Ready for Under-18 Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions Under-18 Female Academy has continued their superb start to the 2018 season with a convincing 37-point victory over the Gold Coast Suns Under-18 Female Academy on Saturday. The game was featured as a

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Lions let Grand Final hopes slip after Collingwood loss

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions’ hopes of returning to the Grand Final in 2018 have been slashed by Collingwood at Burpengary, suffering a 14-point loss at the hands of the away side on Saturday afternoon. A chance at

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“Give them hell”: Frederick-Traub readying for International Women’s Day clash

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the women who are changing the game, making their mark, kicking new goals and redefining what is possible in sport. For over a century, women have

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Lions Clinch Win Number Three in Wet Weather

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions have retained their place at the pinnacle of the AFL Women’s ladder by solidifying their premiership aspirations with a gritty seven-point win over Fremantle in dreary conditions at Southpine Sports Complex on Saturday.

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AFLW Brisbane Lions Preview: Round 4

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Saturday, February 24 Brisbane Lions (1st) v Fremantle Dockers (5th) at Southpine Sports Complex, 3:25pm   The Brisbane Lions may sit atop the top the AFL Women’s ladder, but any slip up in Round 4 could

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Sophie Conway Named Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Nominee

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lion’s Sophie Conway has been announced as one of the Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nominees after her influential performance in her side’s 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday.

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Brisbane Reclaim Top Spot After Run-Away Victory

By Ant Wingard @Ant Wingard The Brisbane Lions have reclaimed first place on the AFL Women’s ladder at the end of Round 3 after a run-away 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday night. After a sluggish start

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Lions notch first loss against Bulldogs

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s team have suffered their first regular season loss in competition history against the Western Bulldogs at Southpine Sports Complex on Saturday. In sweltering conditions; the thermometer exceeding thirty-seven degrees, the Lions

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Wide Bay Region Gears Up for Inaugural Women’s League

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The excitement of women’s football is set to reach new destinations this weekend with the commencement of the inaugural Wide Bay Women’s Competition on Saturday, February 10. Despite forming just three months ago, interest in the

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SUNS Unveil Women’s Path to 2020

The Gold Coast SUNS path to joining the elite AFL women’s competition in 2020 has been revealed with the SUNS to field a team in a new winter series in 2018. The SUNS will line up against teams from the

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Hawks Nab Fitness Guru Kate Morris

At high-school, during Kate Morris’s physical education classes, she always had a long-term view of what she could achieve in the field. Unlike some of her classmates, it wasn’t a time to get out of regular class and muck about,

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