Youth Girls

From Scotland to the Gabba?

Her journey may have started in Scotland, but Jemma Abbott is hoping it ends up on the Gabba. Abbot, 17, a member of the Queensland Youth Girl’s Academy and Maroochydore QWAFA player, was born and lived in Scotland until she

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QWAFL Review: Round 5

Yeronga 15.12.102 defeated Zillmere Eagles 3.3.21 Yeronga continue to prove why they will be the one to watch come September. This was an extremely dominant display from the Devils, with the side again sharing the goal scoring load between nine

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Youth Girls Nationals Results

Day 4 Western Australia: 2.4 5.4 6.5 7.7 (49) defeated Queensland: 1.0 2.0 4.3 7.6 (48) Goals WA: K Bartlett 3, M Dowrick 2, M Adams, E McGuire QLD: T Groves-Little 2, S Law, K Howarth, T Day, R Mills,

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Tuesday Talking Points

Backman Buzz? If you followed the Queensland Under 18 team last year, it was hard not to notice the big, long curly hair lad, Wylie Buzza, dominating games up forward. That role may be a thing of the past though.

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Youth Girls Champs kick off in Melbourne

The  2016 Youth Girls National Championships commence today, Monday, May 2 in Melbourne. The championships are the pinnacle competition for young female footballers aged between 15-18 years. Media is invited to attend the launch and details are as follows: Matches will

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Youth Girls Nationals Preview

It’s just three days until the Queensland Youth Girls team play their first game of the Nationals. First up on Monday is the team that beat them in last years grand final, Victoria Metro We caught up with Female High

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New doco tells tale of QLD Youth Girls

In 2015, young filmmaker Ellie Grounds followed the journey of the Queensland Youth Girls Team to the National Championships in Mandurah, Western Australia. The result is A Mark of Respect, a heart-warming documentary that takes you behind the scenes and tells the tale

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QWAFL Preview: Coorparoo

2016 is going to be a very different year for Coorparoo, but I’m confident that they will continue to be a competitive side throughout the season. It’s always going to be difficult when you lose your captain, Emma Zielke, as

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Youth Girls Squad Named

Selectors have named a Queensland Youth Girls squad of 27 players and four emergencies for the seventh Youth Girls AFL National Championships to be held in Melbourne from May 2 to 6. Queensland was Division 1 runner up to Victoria

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Cake cut on 150-year celebrations

Beautiful Burleigh Heads provided the perfect backdrop to launch the 150-year celebrations of footy in Queensland and 2016 AFL season today. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan was joined by AFLQ Chief Dean Warren, as well as SUNS’ and Lions’ captains Gary

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Happy International Women’s Day

  Join us in recognising and celebrating the achievements of Queensland women and girls. In 2016 Queensland has expanded International Women’s Day celebrations into a week-long, state-wide series of events and activities called Queensland Women’s Week. The week will recognise and

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Academy triple header results

Under 16 Academy trial Gold Coast 10.14.74 defeated Brisbane Lions 8.8.54 Goals: SUNS T Giacoumis 3, Z Palmer 2, C Portelli 2, M Smith 2, C Offerman 1 Lions: B Drake 2, Z Rollason 2, T Ansell 1, C Birmingham

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Burpengary puts on a QLD footy show

Nearly 4000 fans packed into the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex on Sunday for a Queensland football showcase. Hot and blustery conditions certainly didn’t impact the atmosphere of the day, played on a Burpengary deck that would rival anywhere in

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Youth Girls trial game footy record

This Sunday, the first of two Youth Girls trail matches will take place between the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS academies at Burpengary, a curtain-raiser to the NAB Challenge game. The two trials will determine the Queensland team at

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Packed few months for Youth Girls Academies

In a major step towards Queensland’s best youth girls aligning with AFL club Academies in the future, AFL Queensland is pleased to announce six high level events over the first half of the 2016 season. This Sunday, Feb 21, at

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Burpengary primed for QLD footy showcase

Queensland football will take centre stage at this Sunday’s Lions and Suns NAB Challenge match at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex. The main event will be the all Queensland NAB Challenge game between the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast

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Clubs recruiting for new ‘Flash Footy Tournament’

Thirteen teams have already registered for the inaugural AFLQ Flash Footy Tournament, and are on the look out for players. Female teams from Alexandra Hills, Bond University, Burleigh, Coolangatta-Tweed, Ipswich Cats, Ipswich Eagles, Jindalee, Maroochydore, Moreton Bay, Nambour, UQ, Yeronga

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Tuesday Talking Points

  Coach Bryce Last time Bryce Perry-Bolt lined up in the goal square for the Labrador he snagged eight goals in a best on ground grand final performance. Next time he does, he will have 21 other players to worry

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AFLQ Flash Footy to debut in Feb

AFL Queensland today announced a new South East Queensland female football tournament to debut in February this year. The AFLQ Flash Footy Tournament is a one-day, multiple match, fast paced, modified game that caters for women of all skill levels.

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MacDonald-Camden heads good news at Grange

At just 20-years-old, Marcus MacDonald-Camden has put the boots into storage, and taken the leap into the senior coach ranks taking over as the Wilston Grange QWAFL coach for 2016. For MacDonald-Camden, his coaching passion is fostered from his love

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The best of ’15

With 2015 winding to a close, the AFL Queensland media team have looked back on some of the best, and most lighthearted moments of the year that was. Check them out below.   Best quote This one was a late

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Tuesday Talking Points

Every second counts Our Queensland draftees had no time to sit back, kick their feet up, and enjoy their good news over the last week; it was straight to business. As soon as Corey Wagner landed in Melbourne he was

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Queensland quartet fly out for Woomeras tour

  Queenslanders Te’anna Fujii (Marsden, QLD), Moesha Morris (Edmonton, QLD), Pamai Dau (Condon, QLD) and Delma Gisu (Wulguru, QLD) have departed for Auckland as part of the 2015 AFL Indigenous Woomeras team tour. Currently in its second year, the AFL Indigenous Woomeras program

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Youth Girls Academy Squad named

AFL Queensland today announced the Queensland Youth Girls Academy Squad for 2016. The squad was chosen based on performances at the AFL Queensland  Under 14 Youth Girls Championships, the Female Kickstart Championships and the recent State Under 17 Youth Girls

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Virgo takes out Griffith-Moorooka B&F

A year is a long time in football, and Sam Virgo has certainly made the most of it in 2015. Across the year, Virgo has played for her club, played for her state, and assistant coached the Youth Girls team.

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Tuesday Talking Points

Retzlaff a Tiger again How is this for a homecoming story? Former Brisbane Lions player Bryce Retzlaff has put pen to paper on a deal that will see him return home to Labrador for season 2016. Retzlaff, who was drafted

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SUNSETS shine in top-notch Youth Girls Champs

Great footy, big smiles, a lot of laughs, and even a couple of selfies. The 2015 AFL Queensland Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships might be over, but what a four days it was. From the moment teams arrived to

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U17 Youth Girls State Championships results

Day 4 Div 1 GRAND FINAL Gold Coast 9.11.65 def Sunshine Coast 3.4.22 Gold Coast Goal Kickers: K. Howarth 4, A. Green, H. Mirfield, T. Groves Little, C. Hammans, C. Bromage Best Players: Howarth, Blair, Bromage, J. Watts, Green, Clarke

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Brisbane South Youth Girls pre-game

Go behind the scenes with Brisbane South Coach Damien Richards as his gives his final address before the opening game of the AFL Queensland Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships  

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State champs about opportunity for NQ

The Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships is about more than just winning for the North Queensland Northern Stars team. It’s about opportunity. The Northern Stars team of 23 will include girls from Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands

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