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New Colts Teams for 2018

Up to 10 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, Hinterland, Narangba, Victoria Point, Wests Juniors and Wynnum are

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UQ Announce Hong Kong Clash

The UQ Red Lions have locked in the ultimate end of season footy trip, with President Ben Coombs announcing a 2018 international double-header following the club’s recent AGM. ‘We’ll be taking a Men’s and Women’s team over to Hong Kong

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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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2018 QAFL Fixture Released

AFL Queensland today released the 2018 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) fixture, which kicks off on April 21 with four matches across four days. Round 1 will see two games on Saturday, one on Sunday, and the traditional ANZAC eve

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Eight New Women’s Teams for SEQ

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that eight clubs have been granted Queensland Women’s Football Association (QWFA) Division 2 licenses for season 2018, with the possibility of several more to be added early in the new year. Griffith Moorooka, Mt

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AFL Community Camps announced

The AFL is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2017/2018 AFL Community Camps which see all 18 AFL Clubs visit both metropolitan and regional locations. The Fremantle Football Club kicks off the AFL Community Camps tomorrow and

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Hall of Famer McMullen Dies

Queensland football Hall of Famer and dual Grogan Medallist Brendan McMullen died today (5 December 2017) following a short illness. He was 54. McMullen was a brilliant goal-kicking rover with Coorparoo in the QAFL in the 1980’s, when the domestic

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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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NEAFL Fixture Released

The North East Australian Football League is heading to Lismore, Maroochydore and Wollongong for the first time in its history as part of a record number of regional matches scheduled in the 2018 NEAFL Fixture. With the addition of NEAFL

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Queensland participation tops 250,000

Australian Football participation in Queensland and the Northern Rivers (NSW) has topped 250,000 for the first time, census figures released today by the AFL confirm. Overall participation across all levels of the game jumped 10.21 per cent to a record

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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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SUNS Rookie Duo

Gold Coast SUNS Academy players Jacob Dawson and Jacob Heron have been drafted by the SUNS in this afternoon’s rookie draft as pre-selected category B rookies. The national draft wrapped up on Friday night, making it a tense weekend for

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Five Queenslanders Taken in National Draft

A total of five Queenslanders have been selected in one of the more unpredictable national drafts in recent years.  The Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast SUNS  and Melbourne Demons were all involved, in what was undoubtedly a nervous evening for draft

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Beginners Guide to the AFL Draft

At its core, the annual NAB AFL draft is about new or unsigned players joining Australian Football League clubs. But for those of us who want more of an explanation on something that can be a little confusing, I have

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Community at heart of Demons partnership

Twenty-eighteen will see a new look Lockyer Valley Demons, with the Gatton based club announcing today they have joined forces with the Advanced Breast Cancer Group (ABCG) in a three-year partnership. ABCG is a Queensland-wide service specifically developed to support

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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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Bond to join QWAFL in 2018

The Bond University Bullsharks will join the Queensland Women’s Australian Football League (QWAFL) for season 2018. The announcement comes off the back of a successful year for Bond. The Bullsharks claimed their first premiership in the Women’s Football Association (QWFA)

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Everyone Matters schools program launched

AFL Queensland today launched an innovative new school program that incorporates Australian football as a tool for teaching students the value of diversity and inclusion. Everyone Matters is a year 4 curriculum program designed by teachers, for teachers, and aligns with the Australian

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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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Level 2 Coaching Course Announced

AFL Queensland is taking expressions of interest for the level two coaching course, set to take place from the 18th to the 19th of November at Bond University on the Gold Coast. In order to be eligible to take part

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Palm Beach Currumbin Signings

QAFL premiers Palm Beach Currumbin look set to remain a strong outfit in 2018, after recently announcing the signatures of a number of Southport players with NEAFL experience. Following in the steps of Grogan Medal winner Jason Burge, who transitioned

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Lions Academy Announce 2018 Lists

The Brisbane Lions Academy today announced their under 18 squad for 2018 with training set to begin on Monday the 13th of November. “It’s always exciting when you put the under 18 squad together for the summer and next season,”

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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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Funding call for The Reserve

The Brisbane Lions are anxious to secure state election funding commitments from both the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal National Party toward the development of their AFL Women’s community arena at Springfield, The Reserve. The Club have $40 million

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Surfers Sign Returning Duo

The Surfers Paradise Demons have secured the signatures of returning Queenslanders Elliott Bath and Brodie Grant. Surfers can now look toward next year with two more hardened senior bodies to help shoulder the load, in a side full of talented

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Lions fans have something to crow about

The AFL trade period is always an exciting, but daunting, time… especially for fans themselves. Names start to circulate of key players that could potentially leave the club. All you do is hope that they are only rumours, or you

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