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Carindale dunk coaches for MND

By Chelsea Constable Thursday’s training ended a little differently than usual, as coaches, managers and club presidents of the Carindale Cougars Junior Australian Football Club walked away cold and dripping wet, but with a heavy bucket of donations in hand.

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Western Magpies to celebrate 50 years of senior football

By Ant Wingard Brisbane’s western suburbs will raise the bat this weekend as Sherwood and the Western Magpies celebrate 50 years of senior football as the side host Sandgate at McCarthy Homes Oval, August 18. To honour the landmark, the

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QFA Division 4 and 5 Finals Preview

By Sophie Wheeler QFA Division  The QFA Division 4 finals will commence this Friday with the Jimboomba Redbacks, Zillmere Eagles, Western Magpies and Maroochydore Roos set to stake their claim for the premiership title. Western Magpies vs Maroochydore Roos Friday,

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Queensland’s first Pride Cup hailed a success

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Queensland’s first ever Pride Cup match has been hailed a rousing success by Robina Roos Captain, Hanna Blaine. The second-place Roos enjoyed a win in their marquee game of the season which celebrated inclusivity in sport,

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Maroochydore veteran Graeme Meredith turns 80

Volunteers are the lifeblood of community football. Without them, our clubs would fail to function as effectively as they do. Each club has their own group of dedicated volunteers and at Maroochydore AFC, one of those is Graeme Meredith. Meredith,

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South Queensland claim bragging rights against North Queensland

by Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo: TJ Yields South Queensland has flexed its regional muscle with a record-setting 13-point win over their North Queensland rivals in the annual representative showdown at Graham Road on Saturday evening. The Danny Craven led Southern team

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Match Preview: South Queensland v North Queensland

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Graham Road, Aspley July 14, 4:30pm This match will be live streamed here.   Regional pride will reach fever pitch at Graham Road tomorrow afternoon as South Queensland host North Queensland in the fifth interaction of

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Team lists announced for South Queensland v North Queensland blockbuster

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the final teams for the 2018 South Queensland v North Queensland representative game. The showdown will take place this Saturday at Aspley’s Graham Road, following the NEAFL Aspley v Southport curtain raiser. This year’s

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Jimboomba Redbacks to hold Bowell Cancer Australia Charity Round this weekend

The Jimboomba Redbacks AFC will hold a charity fundraiser tomorrow, July 7, to raise money and awareness for Bowel Cancer Australia. In 2018, over 17.000 new cases of bowel cancer are estimated to be diagnosed according to statistics from the

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Former Grand Final rivals rejoice and recreate guernsey swapping tradition

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Forty-three years after their last encounter on the field, two former Queensland footballers rekindled their friendship this week, re-exchanging a tradition from yesteryear. Former Mayne Tiger, Shane Johnson, and former Windsor Zillmere Eagle, Paul Curtain, rejoiced

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AFL Mackay launches OTLR welfare support program

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard AFL Mackay has this week launched a ground-breaking welfare and education program for their the local football community in conjunction with key stakeholders in the region. The roll out of Outside the Locker Room (OTLR), a program

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North and South Queensland name initial squads for representative clash

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard AFL Queensland have announced their preliminary North and South Queensland representative squads in preparation for next month’s annual intrastate clash. The two sides will go head to head for the fifth time and with the ledger

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QAFL Round 8 Review

By Terry Wilson   Lions prevail in tough Coast derby Palm Beach Currumbin 3.3, 5.5, 7.7, 8.9 (57) Surfers Paradise 1.0, 4.4, 5.6, 6.10 (46)   GOALS: Palm Beach Currumbin: T. Ellard 3, J. Douglas 1, T. Cornish 1, N. Robertson 1, J. Harrison 1, J. Holland

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AFL Queensland seeking expression of interest for senior women’s football teams for 2019 season

AFL Queensland is now fielding expression of interest applications for clubs wishing to introduce a senior women’s football team for the 2019 season. The women’s space continues to be an exciting frontier in the Queensland football landscape as interest continues

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QAFL and QFA Colts 2018 Fixture Released

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the finalised structure and fixtures for the Under 18 Colts competition ahead of the 2018 season. The updated structure includes six new teams who will participate in the Colts format

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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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Alpha Sport Preseason set to ramp up

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Preseason football in South-East Queensland is set to step up a notch this weekend with games for both the Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown and Alpha Sport Cup set to take place. Across both Saturday and Sunday

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Jindalee and UQ Bolster Women’s Football in Brisbane’s West Under new Agreement

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard A landmark agreement between the University of Queensland Red Lions and Jindalee Jaguars was formalised last week to outline a clear pathway for female footballers in the region from junior and ranks to the QWAFL. Both

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Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown ramps up for 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland has this week announced the fixture for the Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown, featuring two single-day competitions for the south east regions’ four senior female competitions. The showdown will be held at Leyshon Park, Yeronga

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QWFA Division 1, Division 2 North and Division 2 South 2018 Fixtures Released

By Ant Wingard @Ant Wingard AFL Queensland has today announced the 2018 fixtures for the Queensland Women’s Football Association (QWFA) Division 1, Division 2 North and Division 2 South competitions. The QWFA Division 1 fixture, which comprises of a 16-round

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Alpha Sport Preseason Cup Fixture Announced

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard   AFL Queensland has today announced the fixture for the upcoming Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup, which kicks off Saturday March 10 at football grounds across Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. The Alpha Sport

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New Colts Teams for 2018

Up to 9 new clubs are set to field Colts teams for the upcoming 2018 season after indicating their interest for the new-look competition prior to Christmas. Beenleigh, Coomera, Griffith Moorooka, Narangba, Victoria Point, Wests Juniors and Wynnum are poised

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Gorillas Grab 10

Wilston Grange has approached the off season with vigor in the recruiting space, grabbing ten new players, including six from NEAFL club Aspley. Adam Hughes, Joey Daye, Clinton French, Ryan Thompson, Henry Leong and Lachie Nixon-Smith have all committed to

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New Old Boys

New Brisbane based football club Marcellin Old Boys AFC are set to join the Friday night QFA Division 5 competition for season 2018. In a similar vein to well-known Victorian Amateur Football Association clubs Old Xaverians and Old Trinity Grammarians,

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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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New Oval New Look Magpies

Western Magpies Director Andrew Thomson has a new look in mind for the club’s 2018 season. Having locked down the signature of former Lion Ryan Harwood and recently another former Lion to add to the collection in Anthony Corrie, the Magpies

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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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Queensland Umpiring Numbers on the Up

Umpiring numbers have increased this year, in a big positive step for AFL football in Queensland. In 2017, AFL Queensland counted 1235 umpires in their ranks, up from 1182 last year. Of the 163 new umpires, 79 were boundary umpires, 57

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Umpiring Registrations Open

Umpiring registrations for the 2018 season are now open, providing the opportunity for a new wave of umpires to join the sport. According to AFL Queensland Community Umpire Development Manager Nicholas Liparota, umpiring continues to have a strong appeal for

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Cutters Nab Former QAFL Coach

AFL Cairns club the South Cairns Cutters have signed former University of Queensland QAFL coach John Tootell for the 2018 season. Tootell previously served as an assistant with the Cutters before heading south to pursue his goals to coach a

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