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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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Lions Academy Youth Girls Squad Announced

The Brisbane Lions Academy announced their 2018 youth girls squad yesterday, including 49 players, predominantly between 16 and 18 years of age. “It’s exciting for the girls and for our program to keep building on the inaugural girls squad we

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Lion Honored by UQ

Brisbane Lions half back Breanna Koenen has been honored with a ‘UQ Blue’ at the 2017 UQ Blues Awards Dinner, for her efforts women’s football. Along with her AFLW achievements for the Brisbane Lions, the Bachelor of Physiotherapy student was

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Concordia Attracting AFL Talent

Concordia Lutheran College is fast becoming an AFL destination in Toowoomba, according to AFL Queensland’s Darling Downs Regional Manager Jeff Neuman. AFL is an important part of the sports curriculum and a large number of its students have made regional

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Gabby Arrives at the Gabba

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Brisbane Lions rookie Gabby Collingwood. It wasn’t that long ago that she watched the first ever AFLW game from the couch with her parents. The match was so good she nearly cried.

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AFLW Nod for Young Ump

As a sixteen-year-old playing for the Aspley Hornets, Andrew Adair he made the switch to umpiring, a choice that now looks like a wise one considering his meteoric rise through the umpiring ranks. After doing his time in the QAFL

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Friday Footywebs

Charlie Cameron Suits Up Does maroon, blue and gold look better than red, blue and yellow? We’ll let you be the judge of that. As seen on the Lions Twitter, new recruit Charlie Cameron took the opportunity to enjoy the sunshine

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Eight Queenslanders in NAB AFL Women’s Academy

The AFL has announced the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squads, including eight Queenslanders in level one and two. The complete intake of 44 players is split into two groups, the 16 year olds in level one and the 17

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Lions Add Three More

At the AFLW Rookie Draft today the Brisbane Lions added three more Lions to their den. Meet the Brisbane Lions’ 2017 AFLW rookies.   Gabby Collingwood (Rookie – U21): University of Queensland prospect Gabby Collingwood is a clever half forward

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Lion to lead All-Nations team

The Under 15 Queensland All-Nations team will be under the leadership of Brisbane Lions AFLW player, Sabrina Frederick-Traub, when they take to the field at next week’s National Diversity Championships in Byron Bay. The All-Australian player said she has found

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Queensland’s AFLW Prospects Talk Combine

The AFLW Draft is fast approaching and seven Queenslanders will be attending the first AFLW Draft Combine. Talents Kalinda Howarth, Gabrielle Collingwood and Ariana Clarke took a break from proceedings, to take us inside the first AFLW Combine.   Kalinda

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Tuesday Talking Points

Long time between drinks for Yeronga Saturday was a historical day for Yeronga South Brisbane, though it might have flown under the radar. Yeronga got on top in their weekend clash with Mayne, running out victors 18.10.118 to 10.13.73. It

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Starcevich Talks Talent

The Queensland under 18 state women’s team will take on New South Wales this Friday 19, in their first game of the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships. Female Football High Performance Manager Craig Starcevich spoke about Queensland’s prospects in

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Lions top AFLW All-Australian squad

The AFL has today confirmed the 2017 Virgin Australia AFL Women’s All-Australian Squad, with the Brisbane Lions contributing nine players of the 40 nominated. A final team of 22 players will be announced at the W Awards on Tuesday, March

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AFLW Grand Final match day info

The AFL advises the following arrangements are in place for the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final at Metricon Stadium on Saturday, March 25. Supporters will be able to access the match for free from 11.30am (AEST). Match timings (all

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Metricon to host AFLW Grand Final

Metricon Stadium will host Saturday’s NAB AFL Women’s decider between the Brisbane Lions and Adelaide after the Gabba was deemed unsafe to play on. The AFL confirmed the venue on Monday afternoon after hours of negotiations with the Gabba’s owners, Stadiums

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Lions primed for first home game

They may be chasing their third consecutive win, but for the Brisbane Lions, Saturday’s game against Collingwood is about so much more than that. It’s their first opportunity to show a home crowd what they’ve got. The Lions expect a

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South Pine Sports Complex info

The Brisbane Lions have asked for patience from fans with a huge crowd expected to attend Saturday’s historic first home game for the undefeated Women’s Team at South Pine Sports Complex. The venue is an elite community football facility, but

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Rnd. 2 Preview

  An intense and unpredictable combination of rain, lightning and sunshine proved to be the perfect conditions for a Brisbane Lions first-round win in the AFL Women’s League last weekend. The Lions came into the match as underdogs, but left

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Lions Ready to Roar – Round 1 Preview

In 1902, Australian women were the first in the world to be given the right to vote. In 1975, the United Nations convened its First World Conference on Women. In 2010, Julia Gillard became Australia’s first female Prime Minister. And

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Captains call on AFLW season

The captains of the eight teams in the NAB AFL Women’s competition have given their predictions on the approaching season, with the Western Bulldogs, Fremantle, Carlton and Collingwood expected to set the pace on field. In the lead-up to today’s

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Tuesday Talking Points

Doing us proud Last year’s 2016 Female Diversity Championships might be in the rear view mirror, but the good news surrounding it keeps rolling in. Nine Queenslanders have been confirmed for the two national female diversity representative teams for 2017.

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You know you’re ready for footy season when …

As the dust settles on the holiday period, our brains start switching to things like footy. Whether you’re a fan, player, coach or volunteer, here are 15 signs that you are ready for the season to arrive. You’ve re-watched the

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Tuesday Talking Points

Baxter going back Dual Labrador premiership player, Josh Baxter, is returning to his Queensland footy roots in 2017 when he pulls on a Southport Sharks jumper again. As reported in the Gold Coast Bulletin over the Christmas break, the 2015

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Lions’ women “up for the contest”

CRAIG Starcevich hasn’t locked in his ideal team, but he knows he wants the Brisbane Lions to play an attractive brand of football in the new AFLW competition. The Lions coach said the first few months in charge had been

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Inaugural AFLW fixture released

The AFL is pleased to announce the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Competition will commence on Friday February 3 in Melbourne. The AFL is also thrilled to announce its television broadcast partners for the NAB AFLW Competition, the Seven Network and

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