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Tigers bulk up with Barry

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 5: Barry Hall addresses the media during the Gold Coast Suns training session at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Australia on December 5, 2016. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)

The Labrador Tigers have managed to secure the services of former Sydney premiership player Barry Hall. Recent talks with former SUNS and Sydney Swans player Nick Malceski have failed get over the line however, due to Malceski’s contractual obligations with

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Cape York claim U16 NQ Champs

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Cape York sailed through undefeated to win the 2017 Under 16 North Queensland Academy Championships. Games were shortened to two x 15 min halves to have the carnival finish on Saturday to allow players  and families to return home early due to

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AFL Wrap – Beams stars in QClash13

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Marcus Ashcroft presents Dayne Beams of the Lions with the Marcus Ashcroft Medal during the 2017 AFL round 01 match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions at Metricon Stadium on March 25, 2017 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)

Dayne Beams made a triumphant start to his rein as Brisbane Lions captain on Saturday night, joining an elite group as he led the his young team to a watershed win over the Gold Coast Suns in QClash 13 at

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SUNS Academy Vs Lions Academy recap

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The SUNS academy went down to the Lions academy in a close battle in slippery conditions, in the first round of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Division 2 Championships. Recap below.

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QCLash13 Preview

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A first for Hanley.                         Irishman Pearce Hanley will become the first player to play for both sides in a Queensland derby as Q-Clash 13 opens the 2017 Toyota

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Academy Battle in U18 Championships Div 2

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The SUNS and Lions academies will go head-to-head in the first round of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Division 2 Championships. The rivalry is real … and it’s game on. Once the jumper is on and these players cross the

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AFL U18 Div 2 Champs kick off

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Division 2 of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Championships kicks off this weekend with the four northern club academies, along with Tasmania and the Northern Territory in action. The expanded Division 2 Championships will include six teams, incorporating the AFL Club

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AFL Round 1: Queenslanders in the mix

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Brayden Preuss, the biggest Queenslander in the AFL, was the biggest news to come out of selection for Round 1 of the Toyota AFL premiership, The 21-year-old ruckman, originally from Townsville and a product of the Gold Coast Suns Academy,

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famous bloodline for debutante Bowes

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An ignominious day in Australian sporting history more than 84 years ago will have an unlikely family sequel when 19-year-old Jack Bowes makes his AFL debut for the Gold Coast Suns in QClash 13 at Metricon Stadium Saturday evening. In

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Lions top AFLW All-Australian squad

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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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Lions GF a tribute to community clubs

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They’ve done it. A Lions team that wasn’t given much of a chance at the start of the inaugural AFLW season, has beaten the odds with an impressive unbeaten record from all 7 home and away games. Just as impressive

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AFLW Grand Final match day info

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 4: Kate Lutkins of the Lions celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFLW Round 05 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Brisbane Lions at Norwood Oval on March 4, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by AFL Media)

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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Sign up for QAFL/QWAFL tipping comp

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We’ve reached our 2017 Tipping Point That’s right, the time has come to sign up for the 2017 QAFL/QWAFL tipping competition. In a refresh of the competition, tipsters will now try and pick winners in both the men’s and women’s

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Seven Ex-AFL players in NEAFL Mini Draft

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Monday the 20th marked the end of the 2017 NEAFL Mini Draft with clubs Palm Beach Currumbin, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Labrador all bidding on players at the Southport event. The Mini Draft started on the 15th of March with

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AFL Round 1 selection preview

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When Jake Spencer made his AFL debut in Round 1 of 2009 Jack Bowes was barely 11 years old. They are more than eight years apart in age and even further apart in football pedigree and experience. But this week,

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Women at the fore of Townsville footy

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It’s all about the women in Aussie Rules in Townsville at the moment … Not only is the women’s comp going from strength to strength, with female players signing up in droves – women are also holding the top positions

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Metricon to host AFLW Grand Final

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19: Sabrina Frederick-Traub of the Lions celebrates a goal with Kaitlyn Ashmore of the Lions  during the 2017 AFLW Round 07 match between the Carlton Blues and the Brisbane Lions at Ikon Park on March 19, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

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 Academy Ready for Rivals

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Brisbane Lions Academy Manager Luke Curran gives his thoughts on round 1 of the much anticipated NAB Academy Series and the Lion’s pre-season preparations so far. The Brisbane Lions Academy side will face off against the Gold Coast Suns academy

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New era for SEQ football

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With South East Queensland footy now spanning  from Lismore to as far North as Bundaberg, club captains gathered at Leyshon Park, Yeronga, yesterday to have their photos taken and talk leadership at AFL Queensland’s Captain’s Call event. State Football Operations

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Springwood vs Maroochydore Recap

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The Maroochydore Roos took out the Alpha Sport Pre-Season cup with a big win over Springwood.

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Alpha Sport Cup Grand Finals fixture

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Now that week 2 of the Alpha Sport Pre-Season Community Cup competition is out of the way, attention turns to the deciding matches that will determine who will be crowned kings of the pre-season. First on the agenda for many

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AFL Multicultural Player Ambassadors announced

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15: The ambassadors pose for a photo during the 2017 Australia Post AFL Multicultural Player Ambassadors Announcement on Wednesday 15 March, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

2017 Australia Post AFL Multicultural Player Ambassadors Announced The AFL and Australia Post are pleased to announce the 2017 Australia Post AFL Multicultural Player Ambassadors which will include 19 AFL and AFLW players. Female footballers Sabrina Frederick-Traub (Brisbane Lions), Darcy

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U18 Academy Series Explained

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Queensland Academy and High Performance Coach Adrian Fletcher previews the U18 NAB Academy Series, set to kick off on March 25. Representing Queensland, the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns’ academies will be up against the likes of the Tasmania

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Selection claims for Chol and Spencer

MOE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 11:  Brodie Grundy of the Magpies is tackled by Mabior Chol of the Tigers during the 2017 JLT Community Series AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Collingwood Magpies at Ted Summerton Reserve on March 11, 2017 in Moe, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

JLT– ROUND 4 – MONDAY 13 MARCH Big men Jake Spencer and Mabior Chol have lodged a strong late claim to Round 1 AFL selection with a good showing in Round 4 of the JLT Community Series over the weekend.

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Flash Footy debuts at Mackay carnival

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It was footy in paradise at its best on the weekend when Airlie Beach played host to the annual AFL Mackay pre-season carnival. An added feature this year was the introduction of a women’s Flash Footy tournament, which had overwhelming

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Alpha Sport Cup – week 2

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  The Alpha Sport Pre-Season Community Cup got away to a flying start last weekend, with teams quickly shaking off the rust and relishing a return to playing against real opposition. One of the highlights was a hard fought match

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HART Sport extend partnership

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Long term AFL Queensland partner HART Sport has extended their community football support to become a competition naming rights partner. The two-year deal will see them sponsor the new QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup. “HART Sport has a long

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QWFA Division 1 Fixture Released 

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  As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, AFL Queensland today released the Queensland Women’s Football Association (QWFA) Division 1 fixture. The eleven team competition, comprising Aspley, Bond University, Burleigh, Coolangatta, Coorparoo, Jindalee, Maroochydore, Moreton Bay, University of Queensland, Yeronga

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Wayne Brittain to coach QAFL rep. squad

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  AFL Queensland today announced ex-AFL Coach Wayne Brittain as coach of the Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) representative squad for 2017. Brittain will lead the team against Western Australia Amateur League (WAAFL) at Broadbeach on Sunday June 11; a rematch

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Zorko sizzles in JLT win

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At 28, with 101 AFL games and two Brisbane Lions B&F awards under his belt, Dayne Zorko doesn’t have anything to prove in meaningless pre-season matches. But with the start of the 2017 AFL season just around the corner Zorko

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