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Lions and Suns compete at Youth Girls Northern Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Sixty female youth players from Queensland were amongst the action at the Youth Girls Northern Academy Series at CEX Coffs International Stadium, Coffs Harbour, over the past weekend, April 6-8. 28 youth footballers from the Brisbane Lions

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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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Lions, Suns U18 Academies prepare for National Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard With the 2018 Academy Series less than a month away, the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns academies will face off once again this weekend. Both the Under-18 Girls and Under-18 Boys academies will be showcased,

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Lions edge out Suns as Girls Ready for Under-18 Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions Under-18 Female Academy has continued their superb start to the 2018 season with a convincing 37-point victory over the Gold Coast Suns Under-18 Female Academy on Saturday. The game was featured as a

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Five Queenslanders Taken in National Draft

A total of five Queenslanders have been selected in one of the more unpredictable national drafts in recent years.  The Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast SUNS  and Melbourne Demons were all involved, in what was undoubtedly a nervous evening for draft

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Lions Academy Youth Girls Squad Announced

The Brisbane Lions Academy announced their 2018 youth girls squad yesterday, including 49 players, predominantly between 16 and 18 years of age. “It’s exciting for the girls and for our program to keep building on the inaugural girls squad we

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10 QAFL Grand Finalists Under 20

Ahead of the biggest QAFL game of the year, we take a look at some of the best Lion and Tiger cubs in the frame for selection.   Tigers   Jacob Kenny (19) Kenny will eventually move into the midfield,

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Male AFL Youth Project to Launch in Queensland

AFL Queensland today announced a male youth football project with the aim of forming a male youth strategy. McLaughlin Sports Consultancy will assist with the process, in partnership with AFL Queensland, as they take the next step and consult with

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U14 State Academy Champs underway

The 2017 AFL Queensland Under 14 State Academy Championships are well underway, with matches being played at Fisherman’s Rd Sporting Complex, Maroochydore, from Monday September 18 to Friday September 22. This year’s boys’ carnival will see regional teams from Brisbane

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Tuesday Talking Points

Junior finals frenzy Finals are set to get underway this weekend for junior competitions on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts as well as the Wide Bay area, while the Brisbane finals kicked off last weekend. All together, from the Sunny

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Queensland Clubs Fare Well at NEAFL Awards

Southport midfielder Jordan Keras won the NEAFL’s MVP award on Sunday night, in an exciting vote count at Sofitel Brisbane Central that went down to the final round. The 23-year-old averaged 35 disposals and 10 clearances over the course of

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Queenslanders to Show Wares at State Combine

Tuesday the 8th of August saw the AFL release the list of players invited to take part in state combines all over Australia. The list features a strong representation from the Gold Coast SUNS Academy with Sam Davidson, Harry Simmington

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Tuesday Talking Points

Ultimate pre-game There are few better pre-game rituals to intimidate the opposition than a tribal dance. Here’s a look at some work from Papua New Guinea (the Ole Ole) and Fiji (the Cimbi), from the 2017 International Cup. If you

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QAFL Round 15 Preview

Match of the round Western Magpies vs. Palm Beach Currumbin. Live blog: http://www.aflq.com.au/western-magpies-vs-palm-beach-currumbin/   Contested combat Mt Gravatt has taken their game to new heights over the past few weeks, on a streak including momentous victories over contenders Palm Beach Currumbin

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QAFL Wrap Up: Round 14

Results: Mt Gravatt 12.14 (86) def. Broadbeach 12.12 (84) Palm Beach Currumbin 22.16 (148) def. Wilston Grange 9.9 (63) Sandgate 5.7 (37) def. by Labrador 25.5 (155) Surfers Paradise 9.12 (66) def. by Western Magpies 20.10 (130)   Stone cold

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Max Spencer to Debut

Max Spencer was invited to train with the Gold Coast Suns Academy several times as a youngster ago and didn’t turn up. It was hardly a glowing endorsement of his AFL prospects. But on Saturday night all will be forgotten

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Mt Gravatt vs. Broadbeach

2:00 PM MT GRAVATT – DITTMER PARK

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QAFL Round 14 Preview

Match of the round Mt Gravatt vs. Broadbeach. Live blog: http://www.aflq.com.au/mt-gravatt-vs-broadbeach/   An eye to the future After a dominant U17 state series, talented young Queenlsander and member of the Gold Coast SUNS Academy, Cooper Portelli will be playing for Labrador

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Round 19 AFL selection

For about two minutes last November Jacob Allison was a St.Kilda player. He was nominated by the Saints with selection #55 in the NAB AFL Draft, and had the Brisbane Lions not chosen to match the bid under new draft

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Bond Uni QWAFL Round 16 preview

Match of the round: Saturday 4:45pm – Yeronga South Brisbane Vs. Coolangatta Tweed (Leyshon Park, Yeronga) Live blog: http://www.aflq.com.au/yeronga-south-brisbane-vs-coolangatta-tweed/ It’s the grand final rematch everyone’s been waiting for, but due to unforeseen circumstances we’ve had to wait until the second last

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Yeronga South Brisbane Vs. Coolangatta Tweed

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Academy Guns invited to Combine

Talented Queensland draft prospects Connor Ballenden and Jack Payne from the Lions Academy, as well as Brayden Crossley from the SUNS Academy have been invited to take part in the National Draft Combine at Etihad Stadium, taking place on the

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Tuesday Talking Points

New Cats on the block Hapeo ‘Hapex’ Bobogi and Kelly Kaugla played their first QAFL game on the weekend and the Papua New Guinean prospects showed they have a bright future in footy. The moment the talented duo was presented

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QAFL Rising Star: Round 12

Aaron Highlands is the round 12 QAFL rising star nominee, after an impressive performance for the Western Magpies against Morningside on Saturday. Despite the Western Magpies suffering a disappointing 29-point loss, Highlands still managed to play a stand out game

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Wilston Grange vs. Mt Gravatt Wrap Up

TIME 2:00 PM / SAT 22 JUL LOCATION WILSTON GRANGE – BENDIGO BANK OVAL

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North Queensland vs. South Queensland Preview

Cazaly’s Stadium will play host to the AFL clash between the Western Bulldogs and the Gold Coast SUNS on Saturday, but before that happens, a rivalry between North and South Queensland needs to be sorted out. At 1.40pm the ball

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Tuesday Talking Points

Where did the time go? This week’s photo of the week comes from Christine and her son Jayden, who plays in the Burleigh Bombers U11s team. At the division one clash between Burleigh and Caloundra on the weekend, guest Bombers

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Queensland Under 16s Claim Carnival

The Queensland Under 16 state team wrapped up a clean sweep at Yeronga on Saturday, defeating the Northern Territory and winning the NAB AFL U16 Championships division two carnival. Three impressive wins in three games, bodes well for the future

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Queensland U16s Wrap

Queensland won big in the Under 16s today at Metricon Stadium against a valiant Tasmanian outfit. The Queenslanders opened up a commanding lead part way through the second quarter, but Tasmania worked their way back into the game and found

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Tuesday Talking Points

Gold Coast teeming with talent This week and leading into next, the Gold Coast is on display as the epicenter of young AFL talent. Monday saw the Under 17 boys Queensland state side get a win over NSW/ACT, while the

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