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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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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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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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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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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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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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AFLQSCup Prelim. Finals Results

  RESULTS: State Preliminary Finals – Friday, 13 October Maroochydore Multi Sport Complex SENIOR FEMALE DIVISION PLF 1: Mountain Creek State High School 1.8.14 defeated Narangba Valley State High School 2.1.13 PLF 2: The Cathedral College 10.15.75 defeated Lourdes Hill

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Coxey Making History at Narangba

Narangba Crows President Michael Cox doesn’t really believe in trophies. The forty-seven-year-old account manager judges the success of his club by a different metric; how many kids come back to play next year. It’s a philosophy that’s initiated a strong

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Diversity Champs Results: UPDATED

  DAY 3 ALL NATIONS Match 15 VIC defeated NT Final Score: VIC – 8.10.58 NT – 0.0.0 VIC Goal Kickers: Amanda Ling (3), Melanie Hope (2), Nyakoat Doijoik (2) and Tarrah Delgado (1) VIC Best Players: Nyakoat Doijoik, Amanda

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Complete AFLW Combine Wrap

Etihad Stadium hosted 46 female footballers over two days at the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine held on the 3rd and 4th of October. Seven Queenslanders were selected to take part in this year’s combine, in a big positive

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Queensland’s AFLW Prospects Talk Combine

The AFLW Draft is fast approaching and seven Queenslanders will be attending the first AFLW Draft Combine. Talents Kalinda Howarth, Gabrielle Collingwood and Ariana Clarke took a break from proceedings, to take us inside the first AFLW Combine.   Kalinda

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Virgo Inspiring the Next Generation

Brisbane Lions AFLW star Sam Virgo has been appointed as an assistant coach for the Darling Downs under 17 girls regional team, for the Queensland State Championships. “I jumped at the chance. I’m just really thrilled to be able to

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SUNS to enter AFLW in 2020

Get set Queensland. The Gold Coast SUNS have successfully obtained an AFLW licence for the 2020 season. The GC SUNS successful bid for a women’s licence was announced following a meeting of the AFL Commission. GC SUNS Chief Executive Mark Evans said the establishment of an AFLW

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U14 State Academy Champs underway

The 2017 AFL Queensland Under 14 State Academy Championships are well underway, with matches being played at Fisherman’s Rd Sporting Complex, Maroochydore, from Monday September 18 to Friday September 22. This year’s boys’ carnival will see regional teams from Brisbane

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150 Games for Fran Cudmore

Fran Cudmore grew up in a footy household, which often meant heading down to Glenferrie Road in Melbourne to watch her father’s beloved Hawks, or other times, listening on the radio when the former wasn’t available. Fran was even a

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