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Cairns claim NQ Under 14 Champs

A strong Cairns team has taken out the Under 14 North Queensland Academy Championships at Airlie Beach, with four wins from four games. Player of the Carnival awards went to Ashton Koongotema (Cape York), Jaiden Butson (Cairns), Lachlan Roberts Townsville,

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Tuesday Talking Points

Long time between drinks for Yeronga Saturday was a historical day for Yeronga South Brisbane, though it might have flown under the radar. Yeronga got on top in their weekend clash with Mayne, running out victors 18.10.118 to 10.13.73. It

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Queensland Tall Timber Performs in Allies Loss

Exciting Queensland draft prospects Brayden Crossley and Connor Ballenden put on a show at Leederville Oval on Sunday, despite the Allies going down in the contest 6.8 (44) 12.12 (84), in round three of the NAB AFL U18 National Championships.

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QAFL Wrap Up: Round 9

Results: Labrador 20.13 (133) def. Morningside 11.10 (76) Palm Beach Currumbin 13.14 (92) def. Broadbeach 10.11 (71) Mt Gravatt 14.15 (99) def. Surfers Paradise 13.8 (86) Wilston Grange 15.5 (95) def. Western Magpies 13.8 (86)   Young Gorillas fill big

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Round 11 Bond University QWAFL Wrap

Round 11 results: Maroochydore 1.2 (8) def. by Coorparoo 7.9 (51) Wilston Grange 5.6 (36) def. by University of Queensland 7.5 (47) Yeronga South Brisbane 27.12 (174) def. Zillmere Eagles 0.0 (0) BYE: Coolangatta Tweed   UQ reach top four:

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South Queensland Representative Squad Named

The South Queensland squad set to take on North Queensland, in a representative curtain raiser on July 22, has been named. The match will take place prior to the Western Bulldogs versus Gold Coast SUNS AFL clash in round 18.

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Queensland U17 Team Named for Tasmania Clash

AFL Queensland has released the Under 17 state team set to take on Tasmania at Whitten Oval, on July 3. Coaching the side will be Gold Coast SUNS Academy Coach Andrew Raines, alongside Brisbane Lions Academy coach Josh Hunt. The

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Allies Queensland Wrap

Photo: David Layden. Bailey Scott in action for the Gold Coast SUNS NEAFL side, in round 11 of the NEAFL. Score: South Australia 17.10 (112) def Allies 9.7 (61)   The Allies went down to a strong South Australian outfit

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Tuesday Talking Points

Little Footy Legends The Wilston Grange Gorillas are running a photo competition, in association with Bendigo Bank, called ‘Little Footy Legends.’ This week’s photos are too good not to be included.         If you come across a

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Round 13 AFL Wrap

Gold Coast Suns fans often rue some of the players who could still be wearing red and yellow. Like Jaeger O’Meara, Charlie Dixon, Dion Prestia, Zac Smith, Mav Weller, Tom Hickey, Josh Caddy and Harley Bennell. But there’s one other

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Allies take to Adelaide Oval

Together with their Allies teammates, Queensland’s most promising under 18 talent will be matching up against South Australia on Saturday at Adelaide Oval. The Allies squad is made up of the best players from the Academy Series, which replaced the

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Round 13 AFL Selection

Life was just a little different for Wylie Buzza last night as he sat down in his loungeroom and watched Geelong play West Coast in Perth on television. It’s not something the former Gatton boy hasn’t done often since he

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Tuesday Talking Points

A Queensland footy weekend for the ages Football in Queensland had one of the all-time great weekends, claiming victories all over Australia. The QAFL’s representative side got over the top of the WAAFL (WA amateurs), in a close win, just

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Representative Double Header Wrap Up

Soaked super Sunday WAAFL coach Clint Testa probably summed it up best, “you spend eight weeks planning for a game, then it all goes out the window in the first minute,” he said. As Sunday came, so did the rain,

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QAFL vs. WAAFL Preview

So the story goes It’s an old adage in Australian football, that West Australian footballers cover the ground well. Mostly, they say, it’s because the grounds are bigger on the West Coast. There’s an opportunity now, to see how this

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8 Queenslanders in Allies Clash with Vic Country

Eight Queenslanders have been named in the Allies side set to take on Vic Country in their first game of the NAB AFL Under 18 National Championships. Five players from the SUNS Academy, along with three from the Lions Academy,

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U17 Queensland Training Squad named

AFL Queensland has named the initial Under 17 Queensland Squad ahead of a two match series against Tasmania and NSW/ACT. The squad play Tasmania at Carlton’s Ikon Park on Monday July 3 and NSW/ACT at Metricon Stadium on Monday July

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Tuesday Talking Points

Video of the round Continuing AFL Indigenous Round celebrations into round seven, Mt Gravatt had a ceremony with an Indigenous dance and singing before their home game at Dittmer Park. The fifty-meter arcs, center circle and goal posts were also

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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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Squad named for game 1 of U16 Champs

AFL Queensland selectors have named a 23 player Queensland squad for game one of the 2017 NAB AFL Under 16 Championships in Blacktown on Monday June 12. Queensland State U16 squad 3 Jack Wingrave 3/08/2001 181 62 Burleigh 4 Ben Hogan

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Academy Wrap Up: Gold Coast SUNS

Results: Rd 1 Gold Coast 4.7 (31) def by Brisbane Lions 5.8 (38) Fankhauser Reserve, Southport Sat, Mar 25 Rd 2 GWS Giants 7.16 (58) def by Gold Coast 12.3 (75) Blacktown International Sportspark Sat, Apr 1 Rd 3 Sydney Swans 15.11 (101)

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Talking Indigenous Round with Kapun Morris

One of the most special things about Indigenous Round for skilful Labrador midfielder Kapun Morris, is that he gets to play footy on his country, which, as a member of the Kombumerri Tribe, is the Gold Coast region. “I’m fortunate

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Round 5 QAFL Rising Star: Hayden Carthew-Zimmer

Hayden Carthew-Zimmer has been named the QAFL round five rising star, after a breakout performance for Broadbeach against Morningside over the weekend. The promising youngster bagged two goals in an impressive outing, while also using his pace to provide defensive pressure

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Round 5 Syd Guildford Nominee: Jason Burge

  Palm Beach Currumbin smooth mover Jason Burge has been named the round five Syd Guildford nominee for his effort against Sandgate on the weekend. Burge has had a strong start to the season and this week he again showed

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Academy Wrap Up: Brisbane Lions

Results Rd 1: Gold Coast 4.7 (31) def by Brisbane Lions 5.8 (38) Fankhauser Reserve, Southport Sat, Mar 25 Rd 2: Brisbane Lions 11.12 (78) def by Tasmania 15.12 (102) Redlands Sat, Apr 22(rescheduled following Cyclone Debbie) Rd 3: Northern Territory 8.6 (54)

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Tuesday Talking Points

Classic photos Following up last week’s classic photo ( http://www.aflq.com.au/tuesday-talking-points-64/ ) is this 1978 ripper sent in by Broadbeach supporter Rick Trewavas, featuring ‘Pops’ McKinnon standing on a rubbish dump that would became the Broadbeach Cats’ home ground. If you have

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Round 4 QAFL Rising Star: Zac Stone

Listen in here, for our chat with round four rising star nominee Zac Stone from the Mt Gravatt Vultures.   Mt Gravatt youngster Zac Stone has been named the QAFL round four Rising Star after a strong performance against Sandgate. Stone

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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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Round 4 Syd Guildford Nominee: Luke Shreeve

After an impressive start to the season, a breakout performance from Broadbeach’s Luke Shreeve has earned him the round four Syd Guildford nomination. The explosive midfielder helped drag the Cats over the line against a fast finishing Gorillas team on

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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

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