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From Ohio to the Bullsharks: Bond University look abroad in 2018

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Bond University has looked abroad to bolster their maiden finals chances this season, going as far as the United States for talent this QWAFL season. The Bullsharks have recruited the services of Ohio native, Katrina Scherer,

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Queensland record first ever win over Vic Metro in NAB AFLW U18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media / Jason O’Brien Queensland has produced its first ever win over powerhouse Victoria Metro in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships, defeating the southern side by eight points at Broadbeach.

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Mackay boy learning the ropes

By Terry Wilson MACKAY product Nick Kempe is determined to take full advantage of an opportunity handed to him as a kid from the country to make the grade in Australian rules football. A speedy, skilled wingman/flanker type, Kempe is

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Queensland suffer loss to Vic Country in NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

A spirited Queensland side has tasted defeat in its opening game in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships, succumbing to a strong Victoria Country side by 56-points. The Queenslanders, playing at home for the second straight year,

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James Holland earns seven in four-goal display as a new leader is named in the Syd Guildford Trophy

By Ant Wingard  Palm Beach Currumbin forward James Holland has climbed to 13th overall in the Syd Guildford leaderboard after claiming seven votes in Round 12. Holland produced a dazzling performance inside 50 for the Lions in their win over

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Round 13 Bond University QWAFL Review

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard MAROOCHYDORE v. YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE Yeronga South Brisbane                  2.2,  3.3,  3.3,  6.7  (43) Maroochydore                            0.0,  0.1,  1.1,  1.2  (8) GOALS, Yeronga South Brisbane: C. McDonnell 2, J. Ransfield 2, D. Leach 1, J. Keeffe 1. Maroochydore:

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Round 12 QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Photo: Daren Sonnenberg Magpies pile the pressure on Mt Gravatt Western Magpies                         6.3,  10.5,  12.9,  16.12  (108) Mt Gravatt                              1.4,  5.5,  9.7,  10.7  (67) GOALS, Western Magpies: S. Copland 5, J. De Winter 5, A. Corrie 4, R.

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Bond University QWAFL Round 13 Preview

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Coolangatta v Wilston Grange Saturday June 7, 4:45PM Corpsure Oval The daunting task of trying to usurp the unbeaten Gorillas will be handed to Coolangatta in Round 13 in what is fast becoming a near insummountable

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QWAFL One to Watch Round 13: Cleo Davis

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography The Coorparoo Kings are enjoying another successful season in 2018. Just a month and a half out from finals, the Kings find themselves in a comfortable position – sitting second on the

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“I was a bit gobsmacked”: Villalba to make QAFL Umpiring Debut

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard AFL Queensland Academy Umpire, Ryan Villalba, will continue his rapid ascent up the umpiring ranks this weekend with the Mackay product making his senior QAFL debut. Villalba will officiate the Morningside v Broadbeach showdown at Jack

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Round 12 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Photo: Brooke Sleep Photography Morningside v Broadbeach At Jack Esplen Oval, 2pm Saturday Morningside: Ins: Eddie Mallan, Cameron Reeves, Brad Hodge, Nathan Kinch, Michael Graham. Outs: Will Wolbers (unvailable), Louis McCormick (unavailable), Sam Lundie-Jenkins (omit), Ben McNiece

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Jimboomba Redbacks to hold Bowell Cancer Australia Charity Round this weekend

The Jimboomba Redbacks AFC will hold a charity fundraiser tomorrow, July 7, to raise money and awareness for Bowel Cancer Australia. In 2018, over 17.000 new cases of bowel cancer are estimated to be diagnosed according to statistics from the

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Queensland name squad for NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Queensland Under-18 state representative side have named their 24-player squad for Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships on the Gold Coast next week. Four changes to the side have been made from

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Queensland Under-17 squad named to face NSW/ACT

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland state Under-17 representative side that will play New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory next week at Southport’s Fankhauser Reserve. The Queensland side will play against our traditional rivals on Monday, July

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The whole town’s talking about the Jones boy

By Terry Wilson SOME authoritative performances patrolling a half-back flank have led to Surfers Paradise teenager Alby Jones being named the QAFL Rising Star nominee for round 11. Jones, 18, has been one of a number of emerging teens at

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Tom Thynne jumps into third spot after ten Syd Guildford votes in Round 11

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Palm Beach Currumbin midfielder Tom Thynne has staked his claim for the 2018 Syd Guildford Trophy after polling a maximum ten votes in the Lions’ Round 11 win over Sandgate. Thynne produced a clinical performance in

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The Toyota Good for Footy Round Returns in 2018

 This year, as a part of the Good for Footy Round initiative, 18 worthy grassroots clubs across Australia have been selected to pair with one of the 18 AFL teams – and for every goal kicked by their aligned AFL

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“We can still make finals”: Red Lions’ coach Lovett

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography University of Queensland Red Lions head coach, Phil Lovett, is adamant his side can still make the finals in 2018 despite the team’s Round 12 loss to Coorparoo. The Red Lions find

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AFL Queensland selected as a Multicultural Queensland Ambassador finalist

By Mark Ensor AFL Queensland has been selected as a Multicultural Queensland Ambassador finalist for the 2018 Queensland Multicultural Awards. Following the success of winning the 2017 Queensland Multicultural Community Sector award (AFLQ Diversity Employment Program – Click Here), AFLQ

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Round 12 Bond University QWAFL Review

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND v. COORPAROO Coorparoo                               1.3,  6.5,  9.5,  10.8  (68) University of Queensland                1.1,  2.1,  3.2,  3.4  (22) GOALS, Coorparoo: J. Govan 4, E. Zielke 3, N. Iduteyiteka  1, M. Forbes 1, J. Tawhiao-Wardlaw 1.

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Round 11 QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Photo: BC Sleep Photography Searl’s solo goal ices the Cats’ cake Broadbeach 2.4, 5.9, 10.13, 13.15 (93) Western Magpies 4.2, 6.3, 8.5, 10.7 (67) GOALS, Broadbeach: M. Fowler 4, B. Neal 2, N. Kempe 2, J. Searl

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North Queensland Under-14 Championships get underway

The North Queensland Academy Championships will commence this weekend as the 2018 carnival kicks off in Airlie Beach. Across the championships, all five North Queensland regions will be represented with Cape York, Townsville, Mackay and Capricornia all fielding teams while

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QWAFL One to Watch Round 12: Lauren Bella

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography Throughout the Bond University QWAFL season, AFL Queensland will take a look at a select few players to watch in the upcoming weekend’s action. Ahead of their inception into the QWAFL in

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Round 12 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Coolangatta Tweed v Bond University Saturday June 30, 4:45pm. Corpsure Oval, Coolangatta Ahead of Round 12, it appears Wilston Grange have all but sewn up top spot of the ladder. That leaves just three remaining finals places

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Injune State School experiences football through Sporting Schools Program

AFL Queensland has been working in conjunction with the Sporting Schools program to provide access and opportunity to schools in far reaching parts of Queensland. Darling Downs Regional Manager, Jeff Neumann, made the trip to Injune State School to run

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Queensland Under-16 team named for NSW/ACT clash

AFL Queensland is pleased the announce the Under-16 Queensland side that will face New South Wales/ACT in Round 2 of the 2018 AFL Under-16 National Championships. The Queensland side was selected following the side’s previous championships opener last month in

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Round 11 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Photo: RF photography Broadbeach v Western Magpies At Subaru Oval 2pm Broadbeach: Ins: Josh Searl, Nick Upton, Nick Burton, Max Gambell, Jake Strong. Outs: Evan Panozza (family), Robert Blood (quad), Jack O’Shea (Southport NEAFL), Harrison Kerr (Redland

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Third generation Gorilla gets Round 10 QAFL Rising Star nomination

By Terry Wilson IF everybody at the Wilston Grange Gorillas had the same passion for success as young Nick Dickson, then the club will soon be revelling in some good times. One of Brisbane’s oldest clubs, Wilston Grange have gone

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Queensland duo earn All Australian honours

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The AFL Inclusion All Australian Team featured plenty of sunshine state flair in 2018. Two Queenslanders were named in the side at the conclusion of the 2018 National Inclusion Carnival on Saturday to recognise the best footballers

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Nathan Beck earns ten votes in the Syd Guildford as Morningside’s form continues

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Photo: Brooke Sleep Photography Morningside Panther Nathan Beck has ridden the team’s wave of great form to claim the maximum ten votes in the Syd Guildford Trophy in Round 10. The Panthers have won three of their

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