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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,

Posted in Featured News, Talent, Youth Girls

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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State Umpiring Academy panel raring to go in 2018

By Justin Lillecrapp @lillecrapp17 The 2018 AFL Queensland State Field Umpiring Academy squad has been finalised. Umpires were chosen from across the state to begin the trial process in October 2017. The trialling umpires trained twice a week throughout the

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2018 AFL Queensland Season Launch Announcement

By AFL Queensland Media @AFLQ The Courier Mail and AFL are proud to present the 2018 AFL Queensland Season Launch on Tuesday, March 20, at the Gambaro Hotel in Brisbane from 12-2:30pm. The AFL Queensland Season Launch will provide Queensland

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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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“Give them hell”: Frederick-Traub readying for International Women’s Day clash

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the women who are changing the game, making their mark, kicking new goals and redefining what is possible in sport. For over a century, women have

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Wests Juniors to Celebrate 90th Anniversary in 2018

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The Wests Juniors Australian Football Club will celebrate the club’s 90th anniversary in 2018, marking close to a century of football in the city’s western suburbs. To commemorate the milestone, the Bulldogs will host an anniversary

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U15’s Male Diversity Championship Teams Announced

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Two Queensland representative teams have today been announced for the 2018 Under 15 Boys squads to compete in the Male Diversity Championships taking place from April 13-19 in Blacktown, New South Wales. The National Diversity Championships

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Gold Coast Suns size up pair of aces from the Far North

By Samuel Davis, The Cairns Post The Gold Coast Suns may have their very own Far North Queensland odd couple with Kowanyama’s Fitzroy Greenwool and Torres Strait Islander Tui Lowah joining their development program – that is, unless another club pinches

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Courtney Gibson selected in National Female Umpire’s Academy

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard As former Queensland umpire Courtney Gibson set off on a preseason training run along Brisbane’s South Bank with her umpiring peers back in 2015, it’s unlikely a conversation amid training would prove a turning point in

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Lions Clinch Win Number Three in Wet Weather

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions have retained their place at the pinnacle of the AFL Women’s ladder by solidifying their premiership aspirations with a gritty seven-point win over Fremantle in dreary conditions at Southpine Sports Complex on Saturday.

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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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AFLW Brisbane Lions Preview: Round 4

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Saturday, February 24 Brisbane Lions (1st) v Fremantle Dockers (5th) at Southpine Sports Complex, 3:25pm   The Brisbane Lions may sit atop the top the AFL Women’s ladder, but any slip up in Round 4 could

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AFL Queensland to live stream QAFL in 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that 25 matches across the 2018 QAFL season, in addition to all six finals matches, will be streamed live and free. At least one QAFL game will be streamed with

Posted in Featured News, QAFL

Sophie Conway Named Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Nominee

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lion’s Sophie Conway has been announced as one of the Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nominees after her influential performance in her side’s 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday.

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Brisbane Reclaim Top Spot After Run-Away Victory

By Ant Wingard @Ant Wingard The Brisbane Lions have reclaimed first place on the AFL Women’s ladder at the end of Round 3 after a run-away 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday night. After a sluggish start

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South VS North Queensland Representative Game Announced for 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Battle lines will be drawn in Queensland on July 14 as North Queensland and South Queensland face off in an intra-state showdown as a curtain closer to the NEAFL clash between Aspley and Southport. The annual

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Bond University QWAFL Fixture Released

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 2018 Bond University Queensland Women’s Australian Football League (QWAFL) fixture for the upcoming 2018 season. The 17-round fixture, which kicks off on April 14, will see seven clubs competing

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Lions notch first loss against Bulldogs

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s team have suffered their first regular season loss in competition history against the Western Bulldogs at Southpine Sports Complex on Saturday. In sweltering conditions; the thermometer exceeding thirty-seven degrees, the Lions

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Wide Bay Region Gears Up for Inaugural Women’s League

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The excitement of women’s football is set to reach new destinations this weekend with the commencement of the inaugural Wide Bay Women’s Competition on Saturday, February 10. Despite forming just three months ago, interest in the

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North Queensland Challenge Cup teams primed for battle

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland are pleased to announce reigning AFL Cairns Premiers Port Douglas will play against 2017 AFL Townsville Premiers Hermit Park in a curtain raiser to the Round 1 Toyota AFL Premiership blockbuster at Cazaly’s Stadium in

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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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NAB AFL Auskick Season Launch

ITS TIME FOR OUR NAB AFL AUSKICK FAMILY EVENT! It’s that time again… We’re brushing the sand off our runners and getting ready for mud.  Yes, it must be Auskick season! To celebrate the start of the 2018 NAB AFL

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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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