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Concordia Attracting AFL Talent

Concordia Lutheran College is fast becoming an AFL destination in Toowoomba, according to AFL Queensland’s Darling Downs Regional Manager Jeff Neuman. AFL is an important part of the sports curriculum and a large number of its students have made regional

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Gabby Arrives at the Gabba

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Brisbane Lions rookie Gabby Collingwood. It wasn’t that long ago that she watched the first ever AFLW game from the couch with her parents. The match was so good she nearly cried.

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Mt Gravatt Announce Senior Coach for 2018

The Mt Gravatt Football Club has appointed Daniel Webster as their senior coach for the 2018 QAFL season. Webster impressed the club through an arduous interview process with his experience as a NEAFL assistant coach at Aspley, as well as

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Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational Wrap

The Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational wrapped up on Saturday with ­24 teams enjoying the warm weather, music and cold drinks. Team Southern Comfort took out the Masters Max division, taking home the $9000 prize, while the Pittwater Phantoms won

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New summer program for aspiring umpires

Whether you’re a previous AFL football player who isn’t quite ready to leave the game, or you’re just keen to get involved in AFL, the AFL Umpire Summer Development Program is for you. With the end of the 2017 season

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AFLW Nod for Young Ump

As a sixteen-year-old playing for the Aspley Hornets, Andrew Adair he made the switch to umpiring, a choice that now looks like a wise one considering his meteoric rise through the umpiring ranks. After doing his time in the QAFL

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QAFL Top 50: 10 to 1

After much discussion and fanfare, we’ve now come to the final ten players in the 2017 QAFL Top 50. Please post any questions around the order, or players included or left out of the 50 in the comments on social

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Friday Footywebs

Charlie Cameron Suits Up Does maroon, blue and gold look better than red, blue and yellow? We’ll let you be the judge of that. As seen on the Lions Twitter, new recruit Charlie Cameron took the opportunity to enjoy the sunshine

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QAFL Top 50: 20 to 11

20. Jackson Emblem  The colourful identity from Palm Beach capped off another stellar season with a premiership medal and the scalp of Barry Hall. He is the linchpin and connector in the leagues best defence, hard to stop one on

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JLT fixture announced

Dual Brownlow Medallist Gary Ablett will have an immediate opportunity to take the field against the Gold Coast Suns in his return to the Geelong Cats as part of the 2018 JLT Community Series. The Australian Football League (AFL) today

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Youngsters Preparing for Summer Footy Fix

A number of regions around Queensland will soon play host to AFL Summer Development Programs, in an effort to provide extra development opportunities for young Queensland footballers. According to Brisbane Lions Zone Manager Bill Renner, it’s about giving a ‘footy

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Eight Queenslanders in NAB AFL Women’s Academy

The AFL has announced the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squads, including eight Queenslanders in level one and two. The complete intake of 44 players is split into two groups, the 16 year olds in level one and the 17

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QAFL Top 50: 30 to 21

30. Zac Brain If you could describe Brain in three words, they would have to be pressure, pressure and pressure. Brain is capable of playing as a speedy winger or a dangerous half-forward and can take a big grab, but

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Young Lion with a Point to Prove

Lions draftee Ruby Blair has always been a competitor, just ask her older brother Miller. Whatever Miller would do, Ruby wanted to do it too. When Miller decided he was going to build a tree house with a plank between

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Coolangatta Tweed Announce QWAFL Coach

The Coolangatta Tweed Football Club has appointed Matt Bedford as senior coach for season 2018. The new coach thanked the club and showed his eagerness to continue the club’s successful run over the past few years. “Our club has a

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QAFL Top 50: 40 to 31

40. Andrew Smith When Smith came back from injury and found his way into the Mt Gravatt lineup, all of a sudden the Vultures looked like a completely different side and went on a scintillating winning streak. Is he a

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Under 17 Youth Girls Wrap

The Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships wrapped up on Sunday with Gold Coast winning the Pool A final and Central Queensland winning Pool B. It was a particularly strong carnival for the Gold Coast and Central Queensland sides, both

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Hawks Swoop on Marsh

The Sandgate Hawks have officially announced their head coach for the 2017 QAFL season, appointing former colts coach and senior assistant coach Jarad Marsh. Marsh has been given a three year deal by the club, that will take him through

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QAFL Top 50: 50 to 41

50. Kain Ford Ford’s run and dash with the footy is as exciting as anyone’s in the league. When the 24-year-old Surfers midfielder and half back is up and about, he can be seriously damaging with the football. One of

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U17 Youth Girls State Championships

Catching up with U17 superstars Jacqueline Yorston, Natalie Grider and Laura Smith at the AFL Queensland U17 Youth Girls State Championships. Details here: http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=1-10599-0-0-0&assoc=10599

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2017 QAFL Top 50

It’s that time of year again with the 2017 QAFL season in the bank and a fantastic grand final now gently relegated to the footy history books. We’re talking about QAFL Top 50 time. This year the panel included: AFLQ

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Bond Scholarship for new Lion

Bond University this week announced the inaugural recipients of its AFL excellence scholarships, in partnership with the Riewoldt family;  Arianna Clarke of Robina State High School on the Gold Coast and Edward Delany of Xavier College, Melbourne. The 100% full-tuition scholarships will

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Lions Add Three More

At the AFLW Rookie Draft today the Brisbane Lions added three more Lions to their den. Meet the Brisbane Lions’ 2017 AFLW rookies.   Gabby Collingwood (Rookie – U21): University of Queensland prospect Gabby Collingwood is a clever half forward

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The Little Engine That Could

They came from Gordonvale – a small sugar town to the south of Cairns. A town watched over by the mighty Walsh’s Pyramid and surrounded by the ubiquitous sugar cane that is the lifeblood of the town. Unlike most of

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Youth the Key for Western Magpies

Despite looking like they’re going to be active in the recruiting space over the off-season, the Western Magpies remain a club focused on attracting and promoting youth, according to Junior Coaching Coordinator Shaun Barrett. “We’ve got a really proactive senior

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U17 Youth Girls Champs

The state’s next crop of female stars will be on display at the 2017 AFL Queensland Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships which kick off at Leyshon Park, Yeronga from Thursday October 19, to Sunday October 22. Representative teams from Brisbane

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Lions Take Eight Queenslanders in AFLW Draft

The Brisbane Lions have selected Eight Queenslanders today at the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, highlighting the depth of local talent in Queensland. It’s time to meet 2017’s latest Lions.   Jordan Zanchetta (Pick 7): Leading the list of selections after

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SUNS announce North Queensland matches

The Gold Coast SUNS are proud to announce that it will hold a Toyota AFL Premiership match in Cairns in early 2018. The game forms part of a part of a deal announced today by Tourism and Major Events Minister

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Woomeras and Medleys Squads Named

Ten Queenslanders have been selected in the Rio Tinto Woomeras and Medleys squads, after the National Diversity Championships finished up last week on Friday at the Cavanbah Centre in Byron Bay. After impressive showings at the championships, Queenslanders Tiarnah Isua, Zeckeisha

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Maroochydore’s Graeme Meredith

Graeme Meredith was touring around Australia in a Winnebago when he decided to stop at Brisbane to visit his sisters. He hasn’t moved in the twelve years since. The 87-year-old former Essendon Property Steward, got involved at the Maroochydore footy

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