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Queensland Under-18 AFL Women’s representative squad for 2018 announced

By AFLQ Media   @AFLQ AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under-18 AFL Women’s representative squad for 2018. The squad was selected from both the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns academies, following the five academy games played across

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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