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Colts fixtures released

New look 2017 fixtures for the QAFL and QFA Colts competitions have now been released. The fixtures align Colts teams to their senior counterparts in an effort to assist clubs in retaining players as well as transitioning them from junior

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Bond on board for female talent

Bond Partnership to Develop Next Generation of Female Stars AFL Queensland Chief Executive Officer Dean Warren joined Bond University Executive Director of Sport Garry Nucifora today to announce a new partnership to support the AFL Queensland female talent pathway. The

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Tigers bulk up with Barry

The Labrador Tigers have managed to secure the services of former Sydney premiership player Barry Hall. Recent talks with former SUNS and Sydney Swans player Nick Malceski have failed get over the line however, due to Malceski’s contractual obligations with

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SUNS Academy Vs Lions Academy recap

The SUNS academy went down to the Lions academy in a close battle in slippery conditions, in the first round of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Division 2 Championships. Recap below.

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Academy Battle in U18 Championships Div 2

The SUNS and Lions academies will go head-to-head in the first round of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Division 2 Championships. The rivalry is real … and it’s game on. Once the jumper is on and these players cross the

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AFL U18 Div 2 Champs kick off

Division 2 of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Championships kicks off this weekend with the four northern club academies, along with Tasmania and the Northern Territory in action. The expanded Division 2 Championships will include six teams, incorporating the AFL Club

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Seven Ex-AFL players in NEAFL Mini Draft

Monday the 20th marked the end of the 2017 NEAFL Mini Draft with clubs Palm Beach Currumbin, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Labrador all bidding on players at the Southport event. The Mini Draft started on the 15th of March with

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Springwood vs Maroochydore Recap

The Maroochydore Roos took out the Alpha Sport Pre-Season cup with a big win over Springwood.

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Alpha Sport Cup – week 2

  The Alpha Sport Pre-Season Community Cup got away to a flying start last weekend, with teams quickly shaking off the rust and relishing a return to playing against real opposition. One of the highlights was a hard fought match

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2017 Coaching Courses

2017 COACHING COURSES CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   2017 JUNIOR     Date Course Venue 1 Sat 18 Feb L1 Jnr- (Northern Rivers) Byron Bay 2 Sat 4 March L1 Jnr (Cairns) AFL Cairns -Cazaly’s 3 Sat 11 March L1

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Shattock hits the paddock with Labrador

Meet Labrador’s new senior coach, former Brisbane Lions premiership player Aaron Shattock. After a stint as Labrador’s assistant under Perry Meka for the last two seasons, Shattock is a familiar face at Tigerland and has already noticed improvements in pre-season

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Redcliffe Tiger takes footy to Indonesia

Barry Anderson went overseas hoping to develop a love for AFL in young Indonesians, but he got more than he ever expected when Indonesia won the inaugural All-Asia Cup. When Barry and his family packed up their Brisbane home for

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The phone call that pushed Watson to the Draft

A simple phone call from Queensland Academy and High Performance Coach Adrian Fletcher might turn out to be the career defining moment in the story of Declan Watson. In just over 24 hours time, Watson is hoping to have his

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Reuben Williams’ Story

Young Brisbane Lions footballer Reuben William and his family are the focus of the second of a series of three short films celebrating cultural diversity in Australian Football. Reuben’s story, produced by independent filmmaker Amie Batalibasi, explores the 18-year-old’s journey

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QAFL Season Review: Surfers Paradise

Mark: B   Thoughts: Overall it was positive, but boy what a ride. Peter Young said in the pre-season that their goal this year was to play a final. They did that… they couldn’t advance to week two, but they

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QAFL Season Review: Morningside

Mark: C   Thoughts: Might seem harsh to give them a C in comparison to other sides, but when you look at the year as a whole, missing finals equaled a failure to the Morningside Football Club. Sitting on the

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Wildschut to lead the Panthers in 2017

After a few years away from club land, Steve Wildschut will return to the coaches box in 2017 after being appointed the Morningside Football Club Senior Coach. Wildschut, who has spent the last two years as the AFL Queensland Coaching

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2016 QAFL TOP 50 PLAYERS: The Top 10

It’s back! Andrew Wiles and Matt Trewhella have come together to collaborate on the top 50 players from the QAFL in 2016, and today is D-Day. This year, each player wasn’t ranked by their kicks marks and handballs each game,

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2016 QAFL TOP 50 PLAYERS: 40-31

It’s back! Andrew Wiles and Matt Trewhella have come together to collaborate on the top 50 players from the QAFL in 2016. This year, each player wasn’t ranked by their kicks marks and handballs each game, but rather their overall

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2016 QAFL TOP PLAYERS: 50 – 41

It’s back! Andrew Wiles and Matt Trewhella have come together to collaborate on the top 50 players from the QAFL in 2016. This year, each player wasn’t ranked by their kicks marks and handballs each game, but rather their overall

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Diversity teams shine at champs

The Queensland All-Nations and Kickstart teams have starred at the 2016 Female Diversity Championships in Shepparton. The Queensland All-Nations Team came from behind to defeat Victoria by 11 points in a thrilling decider to claim the Championship title. Queensland 5.3.33 def. Victoria

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‘Nothing changes’ for UQ despite new division

They might be lining up in a different division next year, but the focus is still the same for UQ. Moving from the QAFL into the QFA Division 1 for season 2017 hasn’t changed the Red Lions’ outlook, with finals

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Queensland AFL Grand Final Quiz

 How good is your Queensland AFL Grand Final knowledge? Find out in Peter Blucher’s quiz below!  

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RECAP – QAFL Reserves Grand Final

Morningside got up in a thriller on Saturday to claim the 2016 QAFL Reserves Premiership. This is how they did it.

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RECAP – QAFL Grand Final

Labrador were too big, and too strong for Palm Beach Currumbin on Saturday, winning back-to-back QAFL flags. This is how they did it  

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RECAP – QWAFL Grand Final

Coolangatta Tweed are the 2016 QWAFL Premiers, getting up in an absolute thriller on Saturday night. This is how it unfolded  

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QWAFL Grand Final Preview

    It’s been 145 days, 50 matches and 16 rounds since the 2016 QWAFL competition kicked off, and for Coolangatta and Yeronga, one final clash waits. Coolangatta-Tweed    v    Yeronga South Brisbane Saturday September 17, 5:30pm – Leyshon Park, Yeronga

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WATCH: Virgo shares the B&F

In a dramatic vote count, Sam Virgo equaled Leah Kaslar to share the 2016 QWAFL Best and Fairest on Sunday night. With Leah off celebrating her birthday, we grabbed Sam for a chat about what it meant to her, and

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Grogan Medal and Awards Wrap

Palm Beach Currumbin’s Jesse Derrick claimed the 2016 Grogan Medal, the QAFL’s highest individual footballing honour on Sunday night. Derrick, the Lions’ captain, finished the home and away season on 21 votes, one ahead of teammate Josh Woolley on 20.

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RECAP – Coorparoo Win The QFA South Flag

Coorparoo got up in a Grand Final classic over Springwood to clinch the QFA South flag. Read how they did it below.  

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