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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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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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