AFL

Emma Zielke named Queensland Under 18 Women’s Head Coach 

Former Brisbane Lions Premiership Captain Emma Zielke will take the reins as Head Coach of the Queensland Under 18 women’s team as they play in the 2024 Marsh AFL National Championship – Under 18 Girls competition.   The Championships will again

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Bond University QAFLW Round 2 – Match of the Round Report

By Daniel Viles  Bond turn out the lights on Southport A dominant second half from Bond University was interrupted only by a power failure as they defeated Southport by 20 points at Bond University Oval. With 43 seconds remaining in

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2024 AFL Concussion Protocols: Community Football to adopt minimum 21 day return-to-play protocols

The AFL has announced important developments in relation to the return to play protocols in the concussion guidelines for AFL and AFLW and all levels of Australian Football, including community football.   In AFL and AFLW, where there are advanced

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An open letter from AFL Chairman Richard Goyder AO and CEO Andrew Dillon

As the AFL season gets underway this week, we wanted to take the opportunity on behalf of the AFL Commission to thank you for taking part in Australia’s national game and making it the number one sport in the country.

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QFA Division 2 North Alpha Sport Premiership and QFAW Division 2 North Fixtures Released

The QFA Division 2 North Alpha Sport Premiership and QFAW Division 2 North fixture has been released, with the return of some powerhouses and the introduction of fresh faces. In the QFA Division 2, 12 teams will compete for premiership

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Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash

Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on the Gold Coast. The state representative match sees some of the best players and rising stars

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2024 AFL Community Camps

The AFL Community Camps have returned for 2024 with the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS visiting community clubs and schools across the state during January.   The Brisbane Lions will be heading to the Sunshine Coast, while the Gold

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AFL Queensland Statement

AFL Queensland is saddened after learning of the tragic passing of Brisbane Lions Academy and Sherwood JAFC player, Isaac Olver. Isaac was part of Sherwood’s Under 17 team in 2023 and prior to that, also played for Ipswich Cats and

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AFL South Pacific Hosts 12th Annual Oceania Cup  

Australian Rules football descended on Fiji when the 12th AFL Youth Oceania Cup was held in Suva from December 5 to 8, where the best and most promising male and female players from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, and Tonga

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10 Queenslanders selected at 2023 AFLW Draft

Ten Queensland community football players have had their dreams realised after being selected by an AFLW club at last night’s 2023 AFL Women’s Draft at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne. The Brisbane Lions selected five Queenslanders, the Gold Coast SUNS selected three,

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Moreton Bay & Morningside set to join Bond University QAFLW in 2025 

AFL Queensland has granted Moreton Bay Lions and Morningside Panthers provisional licences to enter the Bond University QAFLW competition in 2025.   The Moreton Bay Lions are the reigning premiers of the QFAW Division 1 competition and have a strong playing

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Tweed Coast and Noosa enter QFAW Division 1 in 2024

The QFAW competition is set to introduce two new teams in Division 1 in 2024. Four-time QFAW Division 2 – North Premiers Noosa, will be joining the competition, alongside back-to-back grand finalists Tweed Coast. With Noosa and Tweed Coast moving

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More coaches revealed for 2024 season

QAFL and QAFLW clubs across the competition have continued to announce coaching appointments for the 2024 season.   Palm Beach Currumbin landed David Armitage, signing the former St Kilda captain as the Senior Coach for 2024. Armitage spent 12 years with

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QLD v TAS returns in 2024

Senior Representative football will continue in 2024 with Queensland set to take on Tasmania on the Gold Coast on Saturday June 22.   The day will see a double header of representative footy when the Queensland women look to take

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Six Queenslanders selected in the 2023 AFL Draft

The 2023 AFL Draft has come to a close with a host of Queensland talent being secured across the game.   Gold Coast SUNS Academy players Jed Walter, Ethan Read, Jake Rogers, and Will Graham were selected by the Gold Coast

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QSport Awards Nominations

AFL Queensland have been recognised with nominations in 10 categories ahead of the upcoming 2023 Queensland Sport Awards following a record-breaking season. Brisbane Lions stars Ally Anderson and Lachie Neale headline the nominations, both nominated for The Courier-Mail Channel 7

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AFL partners with Orygen to launch new mental health guide for community sport

The AFL and Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth Mental Health, have partnered to release the second edition of a world-leading evidence guide for best practice in mental health promotion and early intervention programs for both professional and

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Queensland Wheelchair AFL Team Named

Former Paralympians Alison Mosely and Michael Dobbie-Bridges headline the Queensland team at next month’s 2023 Toyota Wheelchair AFL National Championships in Victoria.   The Championships, co-delivered by the AFL and Disability Sports Australia, provides Australia’s most talented wheelchair footballers with

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Queenslanders in the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final

By Peter Blucher.  Jaspa Fletcher will become the youngest Queenslander to play in an AFL grand final on Saturday as six Brisbane players carry the hopes of a State that is 20 years without an AFL premiership. Fletcher will be

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2023 TOYOTA AFL GRAND FINAL FEVER HITS BRISBANE

The Brisbane Lions will meet the Collingwood Magpies in the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final on Saturday September 30th at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This is the first time in 19 years the Brisbane Lions have made the Grand Final,

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QAFL SENIORS GRAND FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   ASPLEY continued its dynasty in the QAFL Senior Men’s competition when it secured its second-consecutive premiership with a 42-point win over Redland Victoria Point at Giffin Park.   The Hornets joined the QAFL competition ahead

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QAFL RESERVES GRAND FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   ASPLEY has been crowned the 2023 QAFL Reserves Premiers after overcoming an impressive Broadbeach outfit by 14-points at Giffin Park.   The Hornets missed the 2022 Grand Final by less than a kick and after

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COLTS GRAND FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   MAROOCHYDORE tasted its first premiership victory in the QAFL when they defeated Palm Beach Currumbin by eight-points in the Colts Grand Final at Giffin Park.   The Roos led by 21-points heading into the final

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2023 GROGAN AND ZIELKE – FULL COUNTS

The 2023 J.A. Grogan and Emma Zielke Medal Night was held at The Gabba on Sunday 10 September, recognising Queensland’s best QAFL and Bond University QAFLW Players.   The full vote counts from the following awards can be accessed here: 

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AFL and Telstra Launch Major Local Footy Grants Program

Local football clubs across Australia will receive an $8 million boost over the next four years as the AFL and Telstra today unveiled Telstra Footy Country Grants. With a pool of $2 million to be distributed each year starting in

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QAFL COLTS PRELIM FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris “Yeendy” Yeend.   PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN 10.6.66 defeated BROADBEACH 9.8.62 With the Lions going into the contest as minor premiers and filled with confidence; the Cats had to play at to their full potential. Former Coolangatta Colts player

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QAFL RESERVES PRELIM FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris “Yeendy” Yeend   ASPLEY 14.12.96 defeated PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN 10.5.65   In a re-match of last year’s Preliminary final that had the Lions win by less than a kick to advance to the premiership decider (won by Labrador);

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QAFL SENIORS PRELIM FINAL – REVIEW

By Chris “Yeendy” Yeend   REDLAND Victoria Point has secured its place in the 2023 QAFL Senior Men’s Grand Final after a remarkable 53-point win over Wilston Grange at home on Saturday. The victory was made even more sweeter when

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GROGAN AND ZIELKE AWARDS NIGHT: ALL THE WINNERS

Southport Sharks’ Stephanie O’Brien was awarded the Emma Zielke Medal and Broadbeach Cats’ Kwaby Boakye claimed the 78th J.A Grogan Medal, Queensland AFL’s highest individual footballing honours, in front of almost 300 guests at The Gabba earlier this evening. It was

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QAFL – FINALS WEEK 1 REVIEW

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   The opening week of the Senior QAFL Men’s finals delivered two incredible spectacles that will forever be etched in the minds of those who were present to witness them. Wilston Grange defeated Surfers Paradise by

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