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Team lists announced for South Queensland v North Queensland blockbuster

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the final teams for the 2018 South Queensland v North Queensland representative game. The showdown will take place this Saturday at Aspley’s Graham Road, following the NEAFL Aspley v Southport curtain raiser. This year’s

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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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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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Lions captain Dayne Zorko heads to the Wide Bay

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions may have the bye across this weekend, Round 13 of the AFL season, but the week off won’t stop Lions’ skipper Dayne doing his part around the grounds. On Thursday, June 14, Zorko

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Cape York claim Seventh Consecutive North Queensland U16 Title

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Football in Northern Queensland has once again been painted green as the Cape York Crusaders soared to victory in the 2018 U16 North Queensland Academy Championships last weekend. The Crusaders went undefeated throughout the tournament, winning

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Gold Coast Suns size up pair of aces from the Far North

By Samuel Davis, The Cairns Post The Gold Coast Suns may have their very own Far North Queensland odd couple with Kowanyama’s Fitzroy Greenwool and Torres Strait Islander Tui Lowah joining their development program – that is, unless another club pinches

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South VS North Queensland Representative Game Announced for 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Battle lines will be drawn in Queensland on July 14 as North Queensland and South Queensland face off in an intra-state showdown as a curtain closer to the NEAFL clash between Aspley and Southport. The annual

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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

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, Regional

Hard Working Hermit Park

The Hermit Park Tigers senior team won the AFL Townsville premiership on the 9th of September, an incredible result in itself, but the Tigers also managed premierships in the reserves, under-17s, under-15s and women’s. Coach of the Tigers, Jamie Fogg

Posted in Featured News, Finals, Regional, SEQ Community Football

Umpire Terry Carter reaches 500

Brisbane goal umpire Terry Carter has seen quite a bit in his time officiating, from the pulsing coastline of Geelong in Victoria, to the red dust of Alice Springs and the North-Eastern humidity only Queensland can afford. Once, at a

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Applications open for Troy Clarke Scholarship

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2017 Troy Scholarship Award, named after AFL Queensland State Development Manager Troy Clarke, who passed away in 2013. Troy embodied the values of dedication, passion and respect,

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Flash Footy debuts at Mackay carnival

It was footy in paradise at its best on the weekend when Airlie Beach played host to the annual AFL Mackay pre-season carnival. An added feature this year was the introduction of a women’s Flash Footy tournament, which had overwhelming

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Applications Open for the ANZAC Cup in Europe

AFL Europe is excited to announce that applications are now open for the Australian Spirit team to compete in the 9th Annual ANZAC Cup in Villers-Bretonneux, France. Last year, Gemma Kaslar and Yolanda Jones of the Coolangatta Blues flew over

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Queensland Rep Program Vacancies

Want to be involved in the Queensland Representative footy program in 2017? This might be your opportunity. Applications for the positions of QAFL Chairman of Selectors, QAFL Representative Team Coach, and North Queensland Representative Team Coach are now open. The

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Five AFL players, one Townsville club

There is a club on the outskirts of Townsville by the name of the Hermit Park Tigers who continue to punch well above their weight division. Why? Because when North Melbourne read out Josh Williams’ name at the NAB AFL

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Relive the Youth Girls State Champs

The 2016 AFL Queensland Youth Girls State Championships was an incredible weekend on and off the field. Now, you can re-live it all thanks to our wrap up video of the event below. Check it out.  

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QWAFA, QWAFL, Regional, Representative Football, Talent, Youth Girls

Whitsunday Sea Eagles bid for Women’s team

Australian Football continues to grow across the region and in particular female football is in high demand across the Whitsunday Coast, leading the Whitsunday Sea Eagles AFC to bid to enter the AFL Mackay Women’s competition in 2017. Key introductory

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6 Queenslanders join the AFL

For six Queenslanders, tonight their AFL dreams became a reality, selected in the 2016 NAB AFL Draft. Jack Bowes, Declan Watson, Josh Williams, Elliot Himmelberg, Jacob Allison and Brad Scheer are all now on AFL lists. Jack Bowes was the

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New look male talent pathway

In 2017, the male Queensland Talent Pathway will have a slightly different look. No longer will there be a Queensland Under 18 Academy, but rather, players will spend the year playing with their club Academies, the Brisbane Lions and the

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Representative Football, Talent

DRAFT DAY: The Queensland Academy Contenders

The countdown is finally over, it’s NAB AFL Draft day! Before the show kicks off tonight in Sydney, we thought we would take a look at a few more Queensland players hoping to hear their name read out.   Elliot

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Bowes ready for what the Draft holds

Jack Bowes was the envy of a lot of people growing up. Sporting wise, he was good at everything he tried. You know, that kid who did about eight things at once and was talented at them all. Footy, cricket,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Talent

Williams hoping his moves pay off at the Draft

By the time he turned 18, Josh Williams had lived in four different places. Three of those were with his family, but one – which could turn out to be the most important chapter of his life – was on

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Talent

What we learnt at the Youth Girls State Champs

Four days of Youth Girls action wrapped up yesterday (link to results), and once again, it was a fantastic event. Here is what we learnt:   Craig Starcevich and his team might have the toughest job in Australia this week:

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, Regional, Representative Football, Talent, Youth Girls

Community Footy Awards Wrap

Moreton Bay’s Jonathan Giles and Caloundra’s Thomas Rudolph were named as joint winners of the Duncanson Medal as best and fairest for the QFA North competition with 17 votes, joining a long list of winners at the 2016 Queensland Football

Posted in 150 Years, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, SEQ Community Football

SQ take the cup south

NORTH QUEENSLAND v. SOUTH QUEENSLAND South Queensland 3.2, 7.3, 8.5, 12.8 (80) North Queensland 0.1, 1.3, 3.8, 5.11 (41) South Queensland are on the board in their rivalry with North Queensland, thanks to a 39-point win at Cazaly’s Stadium on

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Preview: North Queensland v South Queensland

Since the begginning of time, North v South has been one of the most historical battles around the world, and this Saturday, another chapter of the Queensland footy aspect will be added when North Queensland take on South Queensland. Regional

Posted in 150 Years, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Uncategorised

Bell chimes in with 25 goals

If you were told that Jessica Bell was involved in a 25 goal game, the logical assumption would be that her team kicked 25 goals. That would be wrong. She kicked 25 herself… in one game. That’s 150 points off

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NQ and SQ final teams named

AFL Queensland today announced the final teams for the North Queensland vs. South Queensland representative match to be played as a curtain raiser to the Western Bulldogs vs. Gold Coast SUNS match at Cairns Cazaly’s Stadium on July 16. Both

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Mackay City Hawks celebrate 40 years

The Mackay City Hawks will celebrate their 40th year as a club this weekend with special functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Over four decades, the Hawks have completely transformed their nest into a fortress and have always prided themselves

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Free Picnic In The Park this Sunday

  To mark the 150 Year anniversary of football in Queensland, AFL Queensland is hosting a picnic this Sunday, July 3, at the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens this Sunday, site of the first game of Australian Football in 1866. AFL

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