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Ben Keays’ Unbroken Run: 100 Consecutive Games with the Adelaide Crows

By Peter Blucher.  Ben Keays has stamped one of Queensland football’s great ‘second chance’ careers, last weekend playing his 100th consecutive game with the Adelaide Crows. It’s like the fortunes of the former Queensland Under-18 captain and dual Under-18 All-Australian

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Charlie Dixon to bid farewell to Carrara

By Peter Blucher Charlie Dixon, forever in the Gold Coast SUNS history books as the player who kicked the club’s first AFL goal, will bid farewell to his former club in Sunday’s crucial Round 18 clash at People First Stadium.

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Corey Wagner: Defining Resilience in the AFL

By Peter Blucher. Corey Wagner, the almost forgotten Queensland AFL star, did something on the weekend that no other Queenslander has done this year. And in doing so has become a poster boy for AFL aspirants and inadvertently a talking

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Harris hits 200

Harris Andrews has joined the elite of Queensland football this weekend, becoming the State’s 17th AFL 200-gamer, the equal tallest, the second-youngest and the third most durable. And the first from Aspley. The Brisbane Lions co-captain, one of the leading

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Jason Dunstall elevated to Legend Status

Photo by AFL Photos On Tuesday June 18, Hawthorn great Jason Dunstall became the 32nd person elevated to Legend status at the Australian Football Hall of Fame in Melbourne. He was the very first Queenslander inducted into the Hall of

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Coaches and Squads Confirmed for 2024 State Game

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW Player Jamie Stanton to lead Queensland Women’s Team  Leigh Harding reappointed Queensland Men’s Coach   Gold Coast SUNS AFLW star Jamie Stanton will take the reins as Head Coach of the Queensland Women’s side ahead of

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AFL announces Queensland Strategic Advisory Group

With the unprecedented growth of Australian rules football in Queensland and to help underpin the future of the game across the state, the AFL has launched the Queensland Strategic Advisory Group.   The group, comprising experienced business leaders from inside

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Bond University QAFLW Match of the Round Review

Hornets’ take territory at the top of the ladder by Daniel Viles Aspley sits alone at the top of the Bond University QAFLW ladder after a territorially dominant 14-point win over Southport at Zupps Aspley Oval. The Hornets won the

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QAFL Round 4 – Match of the Round Report

By Abby Collins The Morningside Panthers remain undefeated this season following their clash with the Wilston Grange Gorillas. In a gripping ANZAC Round clash, the Wilston Grange home crowd were in full force and full voice, but it was the

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Renee Williams Appointed Chair of AFL Cape York Ltd

  L-R Reyonce Bassani, Walter Satrick, Callum Liddy, Renee Williams, Lachlan Ngakyunkwokka, Nellie Sailor and Paulilla-May Toby. The AFL has appointed Renee Williams as the new Chair of AFL Cape York Ltd at tonight’s Annual General Meeting. The AFL thanks and congratulates John

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AFL International: Australia Furthers Pathways for Aspiring AFL Players Across the Pacific

L-R Head of the Office of The Pacific Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Elizabeth Peak; AFL’s Head of Participation & International, James Ceely; the Hon Lionel Aingimea, Foreign Minister for Naura; the Hon Jesse Jeremiah MP, Minister for Sport for the

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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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