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Starcevich Talks Talent

The Queensland under 18 state women’s team will take on New South Wales this Friday 19, in their first game of the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships. Female Football High Performance Manager Craig Starcevich spoke about Queensland’s prospects in

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14 Queenslanders named in 2017 Allies squad

The Allies squad set to take on the rest of Australia at the Under 18 NAB AFL National Championships was named yesterday. Ten players were chosen from the Gold Coast SUNS Academy, along with four from the Lions Academy. The

Posted in Featured News, Queensland U18 State Academy, Representative Football, Talent

QAFL Representative Squad Announced

AFL Queensland today announced the 41-man QAFL squad to play against the Western Australian Amateur Football League (WAAFL), at Broadbeach on Sunday June 11. This year’s QAFL side will be seeking to rectify the results of last year’s encounter, in

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Ducks Hawks and Bradman

On a January summers day at the Gabba, a gangly medium pace bowler lumbered in to deliver a ball in his first Sheffield Shield game. Representing South Australia at the other end of the pitch, already established as the world’s

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Brad Cooper to coach NQ

Reigning AFL Cairns senior premiership coach and 2016 AFL Queensland Senior Coach of the Year, Brad Cooper, has been appointed North Queensland representative coach for 2017. Cooper was involved in the program in 2016 as lead-assistant to coach Rick Hanlon,

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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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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.  

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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

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent

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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PNG’s weekend in Queensland

For PNG, competing in the 2016 AFL Queensland Youth Girls State Championships was about much more than wins or losses. It was about the journey. This is how their weekend unfolded.

Posted in AFL, Diversity, Featured News, Female, Multicultural, Representative Football, Volunteers, Youth Girls

Tuesday Talking Points

Griffith Moorooka The Chook Pen has a new leader with Danny Andjelkovic announced as the new Griffith Moorooka Senior Coach for 2017. Andjelkovic hails for country Victoria where he won three senior premierships as a player before joining the Gladstone

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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

Youth Girls to keep an eye on

With the AFL Queensland Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships kicking off tomorrow, we thought it’s the perfect time to go through the team lists and give a bit of background on a player from each region. Here are just

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent, Youth Girls

Four days of Fijian education

Last week, AFL Fiji embarked on four days of education. On the agenda were the issues not just AFL Fiji staff, but community members deal with head on in their day-to-day lives. The aim of the week was to help

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Queensland gears up for Inclusion champs

  The Queensland Inclusion team will a hold a final training session at Yeronga this Sunday before heading to Melbourne for the AFL National Inclusion Carnival which kicks off on Wednesday August 10. The carnival is a week-long competition for

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Six Queenslanders invited to the Draft Combine

The AFL has released the list of players invited to attend the 2016 NAB AFL Draft Combine in October. Eighty players have been invited after being nominated by at least five AFL clubs. Six of those are Queenslanders who will

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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

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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RECAP – QLD U16 vs. NT

Queensland capped of their 2016 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships in perfect fashion on Saturday, when they defeated the NT by 17-points Read how it unfolded below.      

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RECAP – QLD U16 vs. NSW/ACT

Our Queensland Under 16 team took on NSW/ACT in game two of the 2016 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships at Metricon on Tuesday, and while they didn’t get over the line, it was a cracking game of footy. Read how

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Queensland U23 Women take centre stage

Yesterday’s National Women’s League announcement makes this weekend’s Queensland vs. Western Australia games all the more significant. Yes, they will be playing for their state and will get to pull on the maroon jumper, but it’s also a chance for

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NQ vs. SQ Rivalry heads to the tropics in 2016

North Queensland will play South Queensland in a 4:20pm curtain raiser to the Gold Coast SUNS vs. Western Bulldogs clash at Cairns Cazaly’s Stadium on July 16, as part of AFL Queensland’s 150 Year Anniversary State Representative Program. The North

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Queensland Talent Space Whip Around

It’s fair to say it’s all happening in the Queensland talent space at the moment… it’s been a hectic month or two. We thought we’d do a quick whip around to see what’s on the agenda in all the different

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, NAB AFL Draft, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Representative Football, School

Tuesday Talking Points

Bonding on the day off Because of the torrential rain and wild weather that hit South East Queensland on Saturday, most games were washed out,  including Bond University’s QFA South against Springwood. That didn’t mean the Sharks kicked their feet

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Queensland v WAAFL Live Stream

Live stream commences at 7pm

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QLD v WAAFL – Match Ups That Matter

While the starting 18 always throw up a few curveballs when teams walk to position, we did some digging, and think these are three match ups you can expect to see at some stage during the night.   WAAFL forward

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2016 Queensland team announced

AFL Queensland has announced a final 25-man squad to take on the Western Australian Amateur Football League (WAAFL) tomorrow night, Friday June 3 at Leyshon Park Yeronga. The game gets underway at 7:00pm, with a South East Queensland vs. North

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