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Queensland female footy teams to get into gear with Toyota

The Toyota Good For Footy Gear Grant program is back for the third-season running, with 100 female football teams around the country to benefit from funding to supply brand new, specially designed uniforms. Applications are now open and will be

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Lions v SUNS AFLW Practise Match team lists

  The Gold Coast SUNS will meet the Brisbane Lions in the first official NAB AFLW Practise Match ahead of the start of season 2022.  The game, which is open to the general public, will be played at Leyshon Park

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$8m boost for community football

The AFL has announced a major $8 million extra investment to help bring community football back and ensure the grassroots game thrives, following two years disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Community football is the foundation of the game and the

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Celebrating female footy on the Gold Coast

Nearly 300 aspiring Gold Coast SUNS AFLW players have had the chance to train alongside their heroes this morning at Metricon Stadium. AFL Queensland and the Gold Coast SUNS have hosted a free female football clinic for girls aged six

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2022 NAB AFL and AFLW Academy squads named

Five Queensland products have been named in the 2022 NAB AFL and AFLW Academies. Fleur Davies (Southport), sister of the Gold Coast SUNS player Giselle is in the mix, alongside her SUNS Academy teammate Alana Gee, who hails from Mackay.

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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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AFL releases Women’s Football Vision for 2021 – 2030

 Key targets by 2030 include: At least 50 per cent of AFLW senior coaching positions held by women NAB AFLW players to become the best paid sportswomen in a domestic competition in the country Strong and visible pathways for administrators

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Vale Gabe Watkin

The AFL Capricornia community would like to pass on its sincere thoughts to the Watkin family on the passing of Gabe. Gabe was an outstanding member of the Yeppoon Swans since arriving into the region in 2002. Gabe was the

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AFL Queensland celebrates International Day of People with Disability

An inaugural Wheelchair AFL season, a Southeast Queensland inclusion competition, Auslan footy – AFL in Queensland has a lot to celebrate today for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). The United Nations observed day celebrates the contributions and achievements

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AFLW QClash to once again be played during Pride Round

The 2022 NAB AFL Women’s Competition will kick off under lights on Friday, January 7 when St Kilda host Richmond in the first ever NAB AFLW game to be played at SkyBus Stadium in Victoria’s Bayside region. In a bumper

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2022 VFL Competition Update

By AFL Media. The AFL has announced the 2022 VFL season is set to begin on Saturday March 26, 2022, which will see state league men’s footy return to Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales after a second year affected

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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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2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final named Queensland Sport Event of the Year

The historic 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final at the Gabba has been awarded the Queensland Sport Event of the Year at the 2021 Queensland Sport Awards on Thursday night. The 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final between Richmond and Geelong Cats made

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AFL Wide Bay Women’s competition ready to reach new heights in 2022

Women’s football in Wide Bay is ready to launch into its biggest year yet with the competition kicking off on February 19th.   Aligning with the 2022 NAB AFL Women’s, the competition will be the first Queensland football season to

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Two new Queensland schools join the AFL School of Excellence program

A further two schools have been announced as official AFL Schools of Excellence in 2022 as the competition begins a new chapter. As a part of a new Grade 7/8 competition and to develop into all divisions over the next

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VFL/VFLW and Talent Pathway Programs and Competitions – Vaccination Policy

The AFL has today released its COVID-19 vaccination policy for all VFL, VFLW and Talent Pathway players and football staff.   In general terms, the Policy will require all VFL, VFLW and Talent Pathway players and Football Program Staff to

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2022 start dates and final series make-up locked in for QAFL/QAFLW

The 2022 start dates and final series make-up for the two AFL Queensland State League competitions; the Bond University QAFLW and the QAFL have been released. After consulting with the Bond University QAFLW clubs, the Brisbane Lions and the Gold

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NAB AFL Auskick on the Beach launches in Queensland

Surf, sand, sunshine and footy. Name a better combo. We’ll wait….. Introducing NAB AFL Auskick on the Beach! It’s NAB AFL Auskick as you know it but delivered on the beautiful beaches Queensland is world famous for. Nobby Beach on

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AFL Queensland to manage the AFL Wide Bay competition

From Season 2022 the AFL Wide Bay competition will be managed by AFL Queensland, the official state body for the AFL in the Sunshine State. Up until now the local competition, which spans clubs from Maryborough, Hervey Bay and Bundaberg,

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Queensland-first Wheelchair AFL program kicks goals

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW players Tori Groves-Little and Bess Keaney have given the newest sport on the Gold Coast a go as they prepare for the upcoming AFL Women’s season; trying out Wheelchair AFL. In a Queensland first, an official

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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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AFL Queensland apparel suppliers

AFL Queensland has entered a two-year agreement with five apparel suppliers that will conclude 31st October, 2023. Information on the apparel suppliers can be found at; https://www.aflq.com.au/official-suppliers/ All license agreements are two years and clubs should not enter agreements with apparel suppliers

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Gold Coast talent gets added to the SUNS list

The Gold Coast SUNS have made two Academy pre-selections, adding Bodhi Uwland and Sandy Brock to the club’s rookie list for the 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Uwland, a Gold Coast local, officially joins the club after representing the SUNS

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Queensland based coaches named in BHP Women’s Coaching Academy

The AFL is pleased to advise the 2022 BHP Women’s Coaching Academy commenced this week on Monday October 25, with eight women who have been recognised as outstanding coaching talent selected to take part in the 12-month program. The 2022

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Upcoming Level 2 Coaching Course – Brisbane

AFL Queensland will be holding a Level 2 Coaching Course on Saturday, November 20th at Iona College in Wynnum West. The Level 2 Coach Accreditation is a blended learning program that consists of both online and face to face course

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2022 AFL Talent Pathway Programs

The AFL has recently communicated with all AFL and AFLW Clubs to confirm the model for the AFL Talent Pathway Programs in 2022.   Following a review undertaken over the past few months, the AFL Talent Pathway Programs have been

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Community footy to transition to all new registration and administrative platform

Community football across Australia will benefit from a new registration and administrative platform with leagues and clubs transitioning to PlayHQ for the 2022 season and beyond. PlayHQ puts end users – club administrators, participants and volunteers – first, after research

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Hammer Time: Aspley’s Matt Hammelmann wins VFL’s goalkicking award

By Brendan Rhodes ASPLEY spearhead Matt Hammelmann believes he is a much better player than the young Brisbane Lions Academy product who managed two goals from 12 AFL matches between 2015-17. And the star full-forward’s figures back that up at State

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2021 VFL & VFLW Awards Ceremony

The AFL has announced the 2021 VFL and VFLW Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday October 7 from 6.30 AEDT to recognise and reward the outstanding year of football in the VFL and rebel VFLW Competition. The major virtual

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2021 NAB AFL Draft Update

The AFL has today provided an update on the schedule for National Talent ahead of the 2021 NAB AFL Draft in November.   While COVID-19 continues to impact the community, the health and welfare of our players and the community

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