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Round 9 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography Coolangatta Tweed v Maroochydore Corpsure Oval With just two games in the Bond University QWAFL in Round 9, as Coolangatta and Maroochydore have the opportunity to spruik life into their 2018 campaigns after

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Ball transition a highlight in Queensland’s Under-18 losses to Western Australia

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Queensland have suffered two losses in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships in Perth last weekend, going down to a strong Western Australia side in both games. The Sunshine state lead for most of the match, kicking

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Brisbane and Gold Coast head south for a Winter Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Both the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS are set to field representative women’s sides in the inaugural AFL Women’s Winter Series in Sydney this weekend. The two Queensland sides, along with two Greater Western Sydney GIANTS

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AFL Queensland seeking expression of interest for senior women’s football teams for 2019 season

AFL Queensland is now fielding expression of interest applications for clubs wishing to introduce a senior women’s football team for the 2019 season. The women’s space continues to be an exciting frontier in the Queensland football landscape as interest continues

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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’ 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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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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Sophie Conway Named Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Nominee

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lion’s Sophie Conway has been announced as one of the Round 3 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nominees after her influential performance in her side’s 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday.

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Brisbane Reclaim Top Spot After Run-Away Victory

By Ant Wingard @Ant Wingard The Brisbane Lions have reclaimed first place on the AFL Women’s ladder at the end of Round 3 after a run-away 22-point victory over Carlton at Ikon Park on Saturday night. After a sluggish start

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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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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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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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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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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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Tuesday Talking Points

Atten . . . tion! Silverware was up for grabs yesterday, in the Army’s AFL National Carnival taking place in Townsville up until Wednesday the 13th. As the picture shows, the 3rd Brigade got on top of the 7th Brigade

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Queensland talent to invade Etihad

The AFLW’s elite will face off in the AFLW State of Origin clash this Saturday night at Etihad Stadium.  The game will pit Victoria’s best against the rest of Australia’s best, the Allies. It’s perfect timing for footy fans, with

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Women’s Grand Final Day

Queensland’s best female footballers will battle it out for premiership honours in a grand final triple header at Leyshon Park Yeronga, today Sunday August 27. Broadbeach and Kedron open the day in the QWFA Division 2 decider at 10:45am, Bond University

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Bond Uni QWAFL Wrap

Yeronga South Brisbane 9.17 (71) def. Wilston Grange 3.5 (23) The Yeronga South Brisbane Devils have downed Wilston Grange to book a place in next Sunday’s grand final where they face off against Coorparoo. It took them a while to

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Bond Uni QWAFL Live Blog

Yeronga South Brisbane vs. Wilston Grange: Leyshon Park (Oval 2) from 4:15 pm

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Bond University QWAFL Preview

  Saturday 4:30pm – Yeronga South Brisbane Vs. Wilston Grange (Leyshon Park – Yeronga) Two teams. One grand final spot up for grabs. That’s the equation for this Saturday when Yeronga host Wilston Grange in the 2017 QWAFL Preliminary final.

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Bond Uni QWAFL Wrap

  Elimination Final: Wilston Grange 10.6 (66) def. Coolangatta Tweed 1.4 (10) Gorillas stun Bluebirds Wilston Grange have continued their meteoric rise up the QWAFL ranks to be one of three teams left standing. The Gorillas were sluggish out of

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QWAFL Live Blog

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Bond Uni QWAFL – Week 1 Finals Preview

  Elimination Final: Saturday 4:45pm – Wilston Grange Vs. Coolangatta Tweed (Bendigo Bank Oval – Wilston Grange) We’ve hit that time of year everyone looks forward to. Finals footy. It’s sudden death for these two rivals, the grudge match of

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