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Concordia Attracting AFL Talent

Concordia Lutheran College is fast becoming an AFL destination in Toowoomba, according to AFL Queensland’s Darling Downs Regional Manager Jeff Neuman. AFL is an important part of the sports curriculum and a large number of its students have made regional

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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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Aaron Deckys to Umpire 300th AFL Game

There is an athlete gliding across the Gabba turf this season, who once rubbed shoulders with Tony ‘Plugger’ Lockett, was there, when one of the most dominant teams in recent memory, the Michael Voss captained Brisbane Lions, terrorised the competition

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AIC Primary Competition Results

2017 AIC Primary Competition Round 5 Results IONA COLLEGE 5B v. VILLANOVA COLLEGE 5B Round 5 – 04/03/2017 Iona College 5B 0.0,  0.0,  0.0,  6.3  (39) Villanova College 5B 0.0,  0.0,  0.0,  2.0  (12) ST LAURENCE’S COLLEGE 5B v. MARIST

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AIC Round 3 Results

  It was blue skies and smiles at round three of the 2017 AIC Primary Competition at Yeronga on Saturday morning. RESULTS ST LAURENCE’S COLLEGE 5B v. IONA COLLEGE 5B Round 3 – 18/02/2017 Iona College 5B 0.0,  0.0,  0.0,  12.4 

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AIC Round 1 Results

ASSOCIATED INDEPENDENT COLLEGES (AIC) AIC Primary AFL – Round 1 Saturday, 4 February @ Yeronga AFC 5A Division Marist College 4.5.29 def. Padua College 4.4.28 Villanova College 8.5.53 def. St Laurence’s College 6.4.40 5B Division Padua College 14.10.94 def. Marist

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AIC new Saturday school stars

The AFL Queensland Schools Program continues to grow, with a new Associated Independent Colleges (AIC) primary schools competition commencing this Saturday, February 4. St Laurence’s College, Padua College, Iona College, Villanova College and Marist College Ashgrove will take part in

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Tribal Sport partnership to support schools

AFL Queensland today announced a new major partnership between Tribal Sport and AFL Queensland School Programs. Tribal Sport will be the official sponsor of the AFL Queensland Schools Cup, AFL Queensland Schools of Excellence Program, AFL Queensland One Night in

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Tuesday Talking Points

Lenny has still got it If you think as soon as AFL players retire they not only lose their fitness but their skill as well, you should probably think again. Why you ask? Because I watched St Kilda champion Lenny

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#AFLQSCup Grand Finals Day Results

  AFL QUEENSLAND SCHOOLS CUP GRAND FINALS DAY RESULTS PRIMARY FEMALE Morayfield East State School 5.9.39 def. Windaroo State School 0.0.0 Player of the match: Tahlia Smith PRIMARY MALE Ambrose Treacy College 4.9.33 def. Gaven State School 3.5.23 Player of the

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#AFLQSCup Prelim. Results & GF Draw

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14 PRELIMINARY FINALS RESULTS    DOWNLOAD PDF:    AFLQSCup_Results & Finals Draw (1) SENIOR FEMALE Mountain Creek State High School 5.9.39 defeated Kedron State High School 2.0.12 The Cathedral College 2.1.13 defeated Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar 1.3.9 PRIMARY FEMALE

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State finals time for AFLQ Schools Cup

The inaugural 2016 AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals will be held at the Maroochydore Multi Sports Complex tomorrow, Friday October 14, and Sunday October 16. Twelve Preliminary Finals will be played on Friday. Winners will progress to one of Sunday’s

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Miami make history with #AFLQSCup finals berth

Miami State High School Junior Female division AFL squad are on the road to the AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals this weekend. This young team of athletes (some had never played Australian football until this year) will take on St Monica’s

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New schools competition for AIC

AFL Queensland and Associated Independent Colleges (AIC) are proud to announced that an AFL competition has been approved by the AIC Heads of Colleges as an endorsed sport for Year 5 and Year 6 in 2017. The competition will be

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Digging Deeper: PBC SHS Schools Cup Campaign

We went behind the scenes at the AFL Queensland Schools Cup quarter final between St Laurence’s and Palm Beach Currumbin State High School to see how it went down, and get a better understanding of how PBC operate. Check out

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Tuesday Talking Points

Top four locked Caloundra’s win over Aspley in the QFA North on Saturday means that the top four is now a lock. With two weeks to go, both Aspley and Moreton bay aren’t a mathematical chance to sneak in, but

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#AFLQSCup Qualifying Finals draw

The AFL Queensland Schools cup is nearing the pointy end of the competition with state qualifying finals kicking off this week. Launched this year, the AFL Queensland Schools Cup is a  premier schools competition that will see six schools crowned

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Tuesday Talking Points

The voicemail On Sunday morning, I woke up to a very pleasant, three minute voice-mail from about 3am the night before. It was a certain UQ player giving me the full run down of their win over Wilston Grange that

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Four countries, one game for Macanawai

When it comes to multicultural influences in the QAFL, UQ young-gun Jonathan Macanawai ticks all the boxes. On the field, Macanawai, 18, is in the conversation as one of the best young players in the league. Off the field, he

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Sean tells everyone to ‘have a go’

‘Get in there, have a go, and see what it’s like.’ Those are the words of Sean Kendrick for anyone with a disability interested in playing footy, and they couldn’t ring truer. Sean, a Grade 5 student at Jamboree Heights

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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

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The 20-hour journey for a game of footy

Four quarters, 60 minutes, 3,600 seconds; that’s how long an AFL Queensland Schools Cup game takes. 10 hours, 600 minutes, 36,000 seconds; that’s how long it will take one team just to get to the ground. That team is Sunset

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New AFLQ Schools Cup to launch

The inaugural AFL Queensland Schools Cup kicks off tomorrow, with regional pool games in Darling Downs and the Sunshine Coast. A whopping 174 schools with a total of 384 teams have entered the competition, which will culminate in a grand

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AFLQSCup early bird rego ends Friday

Schools  keen for a chance to score a $300 BLK apparel pack have until Friday to nominate for the inaugural AFL Queensland Schools Cup. To date, 205 teams (84 female and 121 male) from 80 Primary and Secondary Schools have signed on, including: o  

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St Teresa’s join Schools of Excellence

AFL Queensland today welcomed St Teresa’s Catholic College, Noosaville, to the AFL Queensland Schools of Excellence program. A School of Excellence accreditation is available to schools who offer students an approved AFL curriculum and participation program. St Teresa’s join Mountain

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First up win for QLD U15 Schoolboys

Queensland Under 15 Schoolboys got off to a strong start in the Combined Australian Football Championships in Geelong today, with a win against the Northern Territory. Final Score: Queensland 12.12.84 to Northern Territory 2.2.14  Goal kickers: Tom Ansell 4, Thomas

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Grants for Sporting Schools Now Open

  Schools across the country can now apply for funding grants as part of the Australian Government’s $100 millionSporting School’s programme aimed to get more children fit and healthy and involved in sport earlier in life. Page last updated: 25

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We’re a Sporting Schools partner

  Sporting Schools will engage more than 850,000 children across Australia in what will be the country’s largest school-based participation programme. The AFL has partnered with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to offer sporting programmes to children before, during or

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Friday Forecast Round 4

MATCH OF THE ROUNDMT GRAVATT vs. SURFERS PARADISE Sunday May 3, 2:00pm – Dittmer ParkLive blog from 1.30pm Sunday   It’s a bit early to be drawing a line in the sand, but boy is this game important. Both these

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Jam-packed agenda for Madi Crowley in 2015

To say Madi Crowley will be busy in 2015 would be an understatement. This year she will coach Zillmere’s QWAFA side, vice-captain their QWAFL side, will coach the Brisbane North Youth Girls Team and referee state league basketball, all while

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