AFL cairns

Queenslanders named in national Woomeras and Medleys teams to face off in June

Six girls from Queensland have been named in national squads representing the best Indigenous and multicultural talent. Players from across the country will come together to form the Indigenous side, the Woomeras, and the multicultural team, the Medleys. The teams

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Footies, boots, guernseys and more – donated and bound for PNG

A 20-foot container with 250 cartons of donated equipment, apparel, guernseys and giveaway items is bound for Papua New Guinea to assist over 100,000 participants to take part in Australian rules footy. AFL Queensland and AFL NSW/ACT, with the support

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North Queensland Women’s squad announced ahead of 2022 NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

AFL Queensland has announced the 2022 North Queensland (NQ) women’s squad, who will travel south in July to face South Queensland (SQ) in the first-ever Queensland female intrastate representative clash. An initial list of 57 players hailing from Capricornia, Mackay,

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Strong Bond inspires run for mental health

A mental health crisis across Australia has inspired Jamie Candler to run 1000km in just 24 days from Port Douglas to Pajinka at the northernmost tip of Australia in June. The idea to run the Cape first struck Candler while

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SUNS Academy and Cairns Product Alex Davies delivers in his 2nd AFL game

By Peter Blucher Gold Coast Suns youngster Alex Davies will never forget his first AFL goal. Or the game in which it came. In just his second AFL appearance on Sunday, eight days after his 20th birthday, Davies kicked the

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Females lead a stellar line up of coaches for the inaugural NQ vs. SQ Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW player Jamie Stanton and former All-Australian Jo Butland have been named as the two Head Coaches for the inaugural North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash.  The game, to be played on

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NQ vs. SQ Men’s Rep Clash Head Coaches Locked In

It’s been a five-year apprenticeship under one of the Masters of the North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Rep Program. 2022 will see Rory Lake, SQ Assistant Coach under Danny Craven for the past five years, take over

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14 Queensland female footy teams get new gear with Toyota

The AFL and Toyota are proud to announce the 2022 Toyota Good for Footy Gear Grant program recipients ahead of the AFLW Toyota Good for Footy Round, 11 – 13 February. For the third year running, Toyota is providing 100 female

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NQ vs. SQ rivalry heats up with addition of Women’s Rep Clash in 2022

July 2nd, 2022, will mark an important milestone in the evolution of women’s football across Queensland with the playing of the first ever North Queensland vs. South Queensland women’s Intrastate Rep Clash. With women’s footy gaining year on year momentum,

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AFL announces Women’s Coach Acceleration Program

The AFL is pleased to launch the Women’s Coach Acceleration Program to fast-track the development of women in coaching and assist in their progression to senior coaching roles across both AFL and AFLW programs. All AFL clubs can apply to be

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2022 Community Football Registrations Set to Open on December 1

PlayHQ is here! The transition to the new competition management platform was delayed until December 1st to ensure ample data had come across in to the new system, and to allow all of our fantastic club staff the opportunity to be

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AFL Cape York House stands up to domestic and family violence

The 45 young men who call AFL Cape York House for Boys home during the school year have hosted their annual Stand Up Against Domestic and Family Violence High Tea for more than 220 women. The boys, aged 11 to

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Another achievement for women’s football in Queensland

More than 1,200 girls will lace up their footy boots this week and create history as the Queensland Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (QGSSSA) kicks off their first AFL interschool sporting competition. Spread across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast,

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QAFLW Superstars elevated to the SUNS AFLW List

The Gold Coast SUNS have added two new players to its AFLW list for the upcoming season, recruiting Queensland pair Shannon Danckert and Jacqueline Dupuy. The duo have been given a chance on the SUNS AFLW list after the Club

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SUNS launch new female coaching scholarship 

By SUNS Media. The Gold Coast SUNS have today launched an exciting new initiative aimed at developing the next crop of professional female coaches. The club is offering two scholarships to female coaches across all the SUNS talent regions of the

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An open letter from Gillon McLachlan, AFL CEO

To everyone involved in community football in 2021 – thank you! To everyone involved in community football leagues, clubs and programs across Australia, I want to say a sincere thank you for bringing the game back in what has been

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Support the incredible work of AFL Cape York House Foundation

Want to win a brand-new Toyota Corolla? This month, you just might! From September 2nd – 16th, AFL Cape York House Foundation is running a monster online charity auction to support young Indigenous girls and boys achieve positive life experiences

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RESULTS: North Queensland Championships

Day Two – Wednesday 1 September Secondary Female GAME 1 Junior Female:  The Cathedral College 4.2 (26) def Kirwan State High 2.7 (19)  Senior Female PF1: St Andrew’s College 8.5 (53) def Kirwan State High 1.2 (8)  Senior Female PF2:

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Things are heating up in North Queensland as NQ Champs kick off

More than 12,000 participants have taken part in the 2021 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup making it the most successful year of the state-wide competition since it began in 2016. Over the last six months we’ve seen 270 schools and 606

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A tribute to Jarrod Harbrow

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Jarrod Harbrow walked into the Gold Coast Suns team hotel in Melbourne this week and ‘the place just lit up’. So said teammate Zac Smith. It was one retiring Queenslander to another and it said it

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