AFL 9’s

New champions crowned at Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational

A star-studded Emus side rose to the top of the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational last weekend to blitz the field as win the Masters Max Grand Final. The Emus, which featured a plethora of former AFL players including Nathan Bock,

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Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational just around the corner: joni today

As regular community football seasons across the nation draw to a close, the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational is fast-approaching with its usual promise of fast footy action and picturesque off-field relaxation. On the 25th and 26th of October, 27 teams from across

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2019 AFL Queensland Game Development Awards Winners

Last Friday AFL Queensland recognised the contribution of AFL game development ambassadors and volunteers across Queensland and NSW Northern Rivers at this year’s AFL Queensland Game Development Thank You Function. More than 150 AFL School Ambassadors, Junior Match Program Coaches and

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Picnic Nines is on the horizon with registrations still open

By Ant Wingard The countdown is on for the first ever AFL Darling Downs Picnic Nines and the chance to take part is still open. In a first for the region, Toowoomba’s iconic Queens Park will play host to a

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Island Nines: AFL9s on Stradbroke Island registrations still open

By AFLQ Media The countdown is on for Island Nines: AFL9s on Stradbroke Island, which kicks off for the first-time next month on February 23 at the Dunwich Rugby League field. Island Nines will mark the first time AFL9s will

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AFL9s on the Bay a hit despite 35 degree heat

By Ant Wingard Sweltering conditions painted the backdrop to the inaugural AFL9s on the Bay competition on Saturday, but the intimidating heat failed to detract on what is being hailed as a success. The mercury reached as high as 35

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The countdown is on for the AFL9s Byron Bay Invitational

The countdown is on once again for the AFL9s Byron Bay Invitational which kicks off in a fortnight’s time across October 26 and 27. The yearly event, now in its 6th year, combined the fast, fun free flowing game of

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Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational Wrap

The Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational wrapped up on Saturday with ­24 teams enjoying the warm weather, music and cold drinks. Team Southern Comfort took out the Masters Max division, taking home the $9000 prize, while the Pittwater Phantoms won

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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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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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Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational Wrap

It was another weekend of sunshine, footy, tunes, ice-cold beverages, and for the winners, a big fat cheque. Yep, the Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational was another ripping success. 34 teams across five divisions from across the country descended on Byron

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The best of ’15

With 2015 winding to a close, the AFL Queensland media team have looked back on some of the best, and most lighthearted moments of the year that was. Check them out below.   Best quote This one was a late

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Byron Bay 9s Wrap Day 2

The Byron Bay AFL 9s invitational has been run and won, and the victors have walked away with an oversized cheque for their troubles. The Men’s, Women’s, Masters, Mixed, and Youth divisions all took to the field today, and there

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Bryon Bay Invitational Day 1 Wrap

The 2015 Byron Bay Invitational has kicked off in spectacular fashion today. The Dingos won the race as the first team to arrive and register this year, eager to get out there and get the ball zipping around. You can’t

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AFL 9s to rock Byron Bay

The McDonalds AFL 9s Byron Bay Invitational Invitational tournament kicks off tomorrow, Friday October 9, at the Byron Regional Sports and Cultural Complex. The two day event will see 25 teams from across the country compete over two days for

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Registrations still available for Byron Bay 9s

With the Byron Bay  AFL 9s Invitational just weeks away, teams are urged to register to secure their place. Byron Bay The two-day Byron Bay event is first cab off the rank, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event

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International Cup a first for students

Those who have ever kicked a Sherrin know how tricky mastering the finer points of AFL can be.  Throw in the facts that English is not your first language and you’ve never seen a game of Australian football and it

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Kedron to launch AFL 9s premiership comp

Brisbane’s inner north will play host to the first event of its kind in Australia this winter, with the launch of an 18 week McDonald’s AFL 9s ‘Premiership’ season at Kedron. The touch-AFL competition will be overseen by Matt Patten,

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Heavy hitters at Byron 9s

There were some heavy hitters down at the recent Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational, headlined by AFL General Counsel, Andrew Dillon. Dillon and his team, Southern Comfort, battled valiantly through the two-day, but even their secret weapon, Josh Vanderloo  –

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NRL winger in Byron AFL 9s

By Beth Newman

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Bombers take first Byron 9s

Redland claimed the $8,000 winner’s cheque and the inaugural Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational title. The Bombers went through the carnival undefeated, claiming the Men’s Pool A and the grand final, 13.2 80- 7.2 (44). It was a comfortable win

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Byron Bay Invitational starts with a bang

We’re one day closer to crowning the inaugural Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational champions. It was a tight tussle in the three divisions, with the men’s, mixed and women’s competitions all still very much up for grabs. The two pools

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Champions crowned at Friday night 9s

Friday night lights came to Yeronga last week as AFL Queensland held its inaugural AFL 9s Champions Carnival night.

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Smithwick on mission to start 9s comp

Melanie Plane – The Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton.

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9s to debut in Nth Queensland Games

AFL 9s will make it’s debut in the 2014 RACQ Insurance North Queensland Games to be held in Townsville from 4-6 of April. The biennial North Queensland Games have been held since 1984 and are recognised as Australia’s largest regional

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New feel for Gold Coast Cadbury AFL 9s

When Cadbury AFL 9s kicks off again on the Gold Coast in early October, it will feel a little bit different.  As well as a change of venues – Coomera and Southport – AFL Queensland has partnered with Corporate Social

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AFL 9s to join Northern University Games

BY KATE RAWLINS

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NAB Cup Fever Hits Townsville

The countdown is on to Townsville’s first NAB Cup match between the Gold Coast SUNS and the North Melbourne Kangaroos to be played at Tony Ireland Stadium this Saturday, March 2. With five days remaining, fans are urged to secure

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Spiderpigs squeal, but Lions roar

When AFL Queensland put the call out for 10 Cadbury AFL 9s players brave enough to take on the might of the Brisbane Lions Coaches at the their Yeronga Family Fun Day, we didn’t know what to expect … Enter

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Deadly Choices Community Day

AFL Queensland Indigenous programs and AFL 9s helped spread the word about healthy living, taking part in a recent ‘Deadly Choices’ community day on Stradbroke Island.  The ‘Deadly Choices’ community days are run by the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

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