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Lions captain Dayne Zorko heads to the Wide Bay

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions may have the bye across this weekend, Round 13 of the AFL season, but the week off won’t stop Lions’ skipper Dayne doing his part around the grounds. On Thursday, June 14, Zorko

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2018 QAFL Rising Star Round 8 Nominee: Joel Baxter

By Terry Wilson PACIFIC Pines Power junior product Joel Baxter will not forget his maiden QAFL senior’s appearance for Labrador last weekend. Thrust into Labrador’s top side against Sandgate at Cooke-Murphy Oval to cover for a major injury run, Baxter

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Cassidy Haberfield moves into top two after seven Syd Guildford votes in Round 8

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Surfers Paradise midfielder, Cassidy Haberfield, has moved into second place in the Syd Guildford Trophy after his seven-vote performance in the Demons’ loss to Palm Beach Currumbin in Round 8. Haberfield, the QAFL’s 2016 Rising Star,

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Bond University QWAFL Round 9 Review

By Ant Wingard@AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography Coolangatta Tweed v Maroochydore Coolangatta: 2.2 3.5 5.6 6.6 (42) Maroochydore: 0.1 0.4 1.6 3.8 (26) Goals: Coolangatta: B. McFarlane 2, L. James, T. Daly, G. Moodie, T. Houchen. Maroochydore:  C. Gregory, G.

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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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QWAFL One to Watch Round 9: Jemma Abbott

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography   Throughout the Bond University QWAFL season, AFL Queensland will take a look at a select few players to watch in the upcoming weekend’s action. Thus far, Wilston Grange have been the

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Round 8 QAFL Preview and Teams

Photo: Martin Phoenix By Terry Wilson SURFERS PARADISE v PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN At Sir Bruce Small Park, 2pm Surfers Paradise: Ins: Connor Manning, Daniel Van de Werken, Jasper Graham, Haydn Kiel, Brodie Grant, Hunter Pierce. Outs: Noa Corbett (Southport NEAFL),

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Webb Embraces NEAFL Opportunity

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Brisbane junior umpire, Jake Webb, is set to make his NEAFL umpiring debut this weekend during the Round 10 showdown between Sydney and Redland. Webb, 18, received the call up on Monday from AFL Queensland State

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Round 9 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography Coolangatta Tweed v Maroochydore Corpsure Oval With just two games in the Bond University QWAFL in Round 9, as Coolangatta and Maroochydore have the opportunity to spruik life into their 2018 campaigns after

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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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Allies prepare for Round 1 of the NAB Under-18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo by Robert Prezioso/AFL Media   The Allies Under-18 representative team has commenced its preparation for their opening fixture of the NAB Under-18 National Championships this weekend. This Saturday, June 9, the collective Allies squad – a

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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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2018 QAFL Rising Star Rd 7 Nominee: AJ Dawson

  THE Palm Beach Currumbin High pipeline continues to churn out the talent with one of the school’s old boys the QAFL Rising Star nominee for round seven. Alexander “AJ” Dawson, a 20-year-old, has played every game for premiers PBC

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AFLX takes centre stage at U14 Cross-Conference Invitational

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFLX made its first foray into youth football on the weekend, as eighteen teams across the Wide Bay and South East Queensland regions competed in the Under 14 Youth Boys Cross – Conference Carnival Invitationals. Rules

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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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Hervey Bay claims Wide Bay Women’s Premiership as Competition is Hailed as Huge Success

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Hervey Bay have blitzed the inaugural AFL Wide Bay Women’s competition, ending their undefeated season on a high with a resounding 17-point Grand Final victory over Across the Waves Eagles on Saturday night. The Bombers placed

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Port Douglas reigns supreme over Hermit Park in NQ Premiers Challenge

The Port Douglas Crocs showed on Saturday why they are widely regarded as one of the best regional teams in the state, when they accounted for the Townsville-based Hermit Park Tigers by 45 points in the inaugural NQ Premiers Challenge.

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QAFL Clubs vye for NEAFL players in 2018 Mini Draft

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard As the football season draws closer, Queensland clubs from both the NEAFL and QAFL competitions have staged the 2018 QAFL Mini Draft this week. The mini draft exists to align every Queensland NEAFL primary listed player

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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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Cape York claim Seventh Consecutive North Queensland U16 Title

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Football in Northern Queensland has once again been painted green as the Cape York Crusaders soared to victory in the 2018 U16 North Queensland Academy Championships last weekend. The Crusaders went undefeated throughout the tournament, winning

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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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Queensland Umpires selected for NTFL Grand Final

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Division 1 Grand Final will this year feature a splash of Queensland flare. Queensland umpiring duo, Ashlon Gardner and Tim Sommerville, have been announced as field umpires for the showdown

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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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Lions, Suns U18 Academies prepare for National Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard With the 2018 Academy Series less than a month away, the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns academies will face off once again this weekend. Both the Under-18 Girls and Under-18 Boys academies will be showcased,

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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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In 2018, Don’t Believe in Never

The AFL today released its 2018 campaign, Don’t Believe in Never, showcasing three remarkable stories centring on passion, dedication, overcoming adversity and ultimately triumph within the game. The three stories will be highlighted through short films, featuring Damien Hardwick’s leadership

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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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