NAB AFL Auskick

Queenslander nabs Auskicker of the Year nomination

Kurt Lane from Merrimac in Queensland, became the envy of all kids last night when he was announced as the weekly nominee for the 2017 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition for Round 11. The NAB AFL Auskicker of

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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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Gabba dream for NQ Auskickers

Nine North Queensland NAB AFL Auskickers will get the chance of a lifetime when they run onto the Gabba at half time of the Brisbane Lions vs. Fremantle AFL match on June 11. Every year approximately 2,000 Auskickers from Queensland

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U18 Academy player facts and Vic Country Squad

The Queensland State Academy class of 2016 gets down to business this Sunday in their first practice match against Victoria Country in Melbourne. Following this weekend, the Academy will play two TAC Cup games against the Northern Knights and Western

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Cake cut on 150-year celebrations

Beautiful Burleigh Heads provided the perfect backdrop to launch the 150-year celebrations of footy in Queensland and 2016 AFL season today. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan was joined by AFLQ Chief Dean Warren, as well as SUNS’ and Lions’ captains Gary

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Clubs rewarded with Auskick Assistance Fund

Every year NAB AFL Auskick is the introduction to AFL for almost 30,000 kids in Queensland, where they learn the skills of AFL in a fun and safe environment. Over the last couple of years, we have focused on continuing

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Cool start to NAB AFL Auskick

Queensland NAB AFLAuskick Ambassador and Brisbane Lions star Dayne Zorko, and Gold Coast SUNS’ David Swallow have officially launched the 2016 NAB AFL Auskick season in Queensland. And what better way to launch Auskick in Queensland than on the sand, and in

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Auskick season launch this Saturday

NAB AFL Auskick Ambassador Dayne Zorko and Gold Coast SUN David Swallow will launch the 2016 NAB Auskick season this Saturday, January 30, at Wet’n’Wild. It will run from 10am-2pm, and everyone is invited. As well as all the Wet’n’Wild

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The best of ’15

With 2015 winding to a close, the AFL Queensland media team have looked back on some of the best, and most lighthearted moments of the year that was. Check them out below.   Best quote This one was a late

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11 draftees, 11 different pathways

There were 11 Queenslanders drafted for the first time in 2015. There were 11 different stories of how they got there. The draft class of 2015 proved just how many options and pathways are available to Queensland players, from NAB

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Auskick ends on a high for Mango Hill SS

Christmas came early for Mango Hill State School courtesy of the NAB AFL Auskick program and a young student name Sophia. As the winner of the Term 4 Auskick Competition, Sophia scored a half-day visit from Queensland Auskick Ambassador Dayne

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Brisbane North School Holiday Camp

Looking for something to do these school holidays? AFL Queensland have got you sorted. AFL Queensland Brisbane North will be running a school holiday camp on Tuesday, December 15 at the Everton Junior Football Club for all kids aged 6-12.

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All Abilities Auskick set for Wests Juniors

AFL Queensland has teamed up with Life Stream Australia to get kids with disabilities playing footy. The Access All Abilities Community NAB AFL Auskick program has been designed for boys and girls aged 5-12 with intellectual disabilities and conditions including

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Zorko adds bounce to Auskick Awards

AFL Queensland recently hosted the annual NAB AFL Auskick Thank You Function to recognise the hard work and commitment of the volunteers and staff who assist in running the Auskick program across the state. This year, we put a spin

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Kedron’s John Breeden named Auskick Volunteer of the Year

Kedron JAFC’s John Breeden has been named AFL Queensland NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer of the Year at the annual regional winners thank you function. Breeden has been the driving force behind Kedron JAFC Auskick for many years. His commitment to

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Auskick surprise for Australian Islamic College

Australian Islamic College students love their NAB AFL Auskick sessions. Kicking, handballing and generally bouncing around like little beans, their laughter and shrieks of joy ring out across the school. The school has embraced the Auskick program, so much so that

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Auskick girl power gets Gabba going

A bit of rain couldn’t keep 80 super-keen NAB AFL Auskickers away from the Gabba last week for the All-Girls Brisbane Lions Auskick Super Clinic. The girls travelled from as far as Darling Downs and the Sunshine Coast for a

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Lions vs. Auskickers at Gabba clinic

The Brisbane Lions faced their biggest test so far this year when they took on 160 girls and boys at a NAB AFL Auskick super clinic at the Gabba. The Lions fielded a strong starting line-up, including their star-studded midfield

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NAB AFL Auskick celebrates 20 years

  NAB AFL Auskick is back for 2015, marking the 20 year anniversary of the national program. Over the last 20 years, NAB AFL Auskick has been providing boys and girls from aged five across Australia, with a fun and

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10 quick questions with Dayne Zorko

Brisbane Lions players took to community clubs to help launch the NAB AFL Auskick program for 2015. Spread across eight locations throughout Brisbane, the players ran through drills, answered questions, took photos and signed autographs for the kids in attendance.

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Zorko tours Central Highlands for Auskick

There’s no such thing as ‘taking it easy’ for Brisbane Lion Dayne Zorko, who used the club’s recent bye round to don his NAB AFL Auskick Queensland Ambassador hat for a visit to the Central Highlands. Clermont State School rolled

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Big ambition for little Auskicker

By Stacey French

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Back to the beginning for Zorko

By Beth Newman

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Registrations open for NAB AFL Auskick

  Australian children are being encouraged to take part in the ‘Little Big Time’ following the launch today of the 2014 NAB AFL Auskick program and the opening of registrations for the season. NAB AFL Auskick provides boys and girls

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Eumundi Auskick hits new heights

iThe Sunshine Coast’s Eumundi is becoming a booming area for some of the state’s youngest footy players. Eumundi State School’s Auskick clinic saw a dramatic increase in participants last month, with students staying after school once a week for eight

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Crawf visiting the Sunny Coast

NAB AFL Auskick National Ambassador Shane Crawford will visit the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday October 29.

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Wilston SS a hit with Auskickers

It’s taken 200 footballs, 2000 speccies and 1000 high fives to keep the ball rolling at the Wilston SS NAB AFL Auskick centre … not to mention the 400 snags consumed at the end of term super session. With 183 participants,

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Dream experience for Auskick Volunteers

Once in a lifetime AFL experience for Auskick Volunteers

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Gala dinner recognises Auskick volunteers

Paul Simpson from the Springwood JAFC Auskick Centre was named the Queensland NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer of the Year Award at a gala awards night at the Gabba on Friday. Recognized for his outstanding commitment to the Springwood JAFC NAB

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Auskick Super Clinic

Some Queensland Auskickers got up close and personal with the Brisbane Lions at an Auskick Super Clinic this week.

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