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AFL statement on postponement of 2020 season

The AFL announced that it would immediately move to suspend the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership season at the conclusion of this weekend’s matches and conclude the NAB AFL Women’s season as a result of the continuing spread of the COVID-19

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Budarick to debut as ‘exciting’ draft crop takes hold

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s first debutant of 2020 will be unearthed this weekend when Gold Coast host Port Adelaide at Metricon Stadium in Round 1. Connor Budarick will don the red and gold for the first time in the teams’

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“I’m so happy”: Lions and SUNS make the cut for AFLW finals

By Ant Wingard The unconventional events that unfolded on Wednesday night helped lay claim to one of the more bizarre finals qualification scenarios of recent times. But alas, when the league’s media release was sent through at 8:30pm AEST, it

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AFL Queensland – Community Football Update

A note to the AFL football community, The health and well-being of fans, players, umpires, officials, partners, volunteers and communities has been our number one priority. We are determined to be part of the whole of community response to slow

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A three-pronged forward set up: 5 things we learned from Brisbane’s AFLW win over Adelaide

Brisbane powered to an emphatic 13-point win over reigning premiers, Adelaide, to start their 2020 AFL Women’s campaign in wet conditions at Hickey Park. Here’s five things we learned from the game. Image: Jono Searle.  Brisbane’s forward line is in

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State Talent Skills Acquisition & Technical coach – Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Talent Skills Acquisition & Technical coach – Male & Female Programs. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide expert coaching, education, guidance and prescription to AFL Queensland State programs in

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State Talent Nutritionist – Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Talent pathways Nutritionist – Male and Female Programs.  The primary responsibility of this role is to provide nutritional and hydration education, guidance and prescription to all Queensland AFL State Talent programs. Primarily

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U16 Youth Boys Strength & Conditioning Coach Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State U16 Youth Boys Strength & Conditioning Coach. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide strength and conditioning services to the AFL Queensland State 16s program. Deliver a high performance strength

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U16 Youth Boys Assistant Coach Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State U16 Youth Boys Assistant Coaches x 3 The primary responsibility of this role is to Assistant the Senior State coach in the preparation of the Queensland State U16 team at the National

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AFL confirms State of Origin match

By Mitch Cleary – AFL Media AFL announces Victoria v All Stars match on February 28 and contributes massive $2.5m to bushfire relief THE AFL has announced a landmark State of Origin match to raise funds for the Australian bushfire disaster

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2020 Bond University QAFLW Fixture Released

AFL Queensland has today announced the fixture for the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season. At its centrepiece, the fixture features the opportunity for two AFLW-QAFLW double headers with the Brisbane Lions across the opening month of the season, in what

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MEDIA RELEASE: Sandgate Hawks Football Club withdraws from QAFL

The Sandgate Hawks Football Club has today informed AFL Queensland it has opted to withdraw from the QAFL competition in 2020. After several challenging years on and off-field, the club has determined a reset of its senior men’s football program

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AFL Queensland Statement – Vale Julie and Jessica Richards

AFL Queensland Chief Executive Officer Dean Warren: “Our football community is grieving today, and we send our love and support to the Richards family, the Yeronga South Brisbane Football Club and the family’s wider circle of friends following the passing

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Palaszczuk Government scores winning goal with new AFL partnership

AFL in Queensland is set to kick the goal of the year as the sport enters an exciting new partnership with the Palaszczuk Government which will score major victories for female and remote Queenslanders across the state. Minister for Sport

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2020 AFL International Cup dates confirmed

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2020 AFL International Cup (IC20) will be held on the Sunshine Coast from Saturday July 25 through to Saturday August 8. In partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council, the

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Three Queenslanders drafted in NAB AFL Draft

By Ant Wingard Three Queenslanders have been selected in the second night of the NAB AFL National Draft at Marvel Stadium, all of whom were Brisbane Lions Academy graduates. The trio are the latest crop of Academy prospects to make

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 5-1

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 10-6

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 15-11

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 20-16

By Ant Wingard Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of

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2019 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects

By Ant Wingard There is just one week left until the 2019 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, November 27 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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SEQ Junior & Youth Football restructure announced

Junior and Youth football in South East Queensland will have a different look in 2020, with AFL Queensland announcing a revamped competition structure for next season and beyond. The changes have been endorsed following a comprehensive review which commenced in

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AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast

AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast A third of the AFL’s teams will descend on the Sunshine Coast for their 2020 pre-season camps, injecting at least $400,000 into the local economy. Hawthorn, GWS GIANTS, Western Bulldogs,

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2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season Fixture revealed

Put these matches in your calendar! Prime time football has well and truly returned to The Gabba with the Lions set to host two Thursday night and two Friday night blockbusters in 2020. Collingwood will travel to The Gabba for

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2020 AFLW fixture and conferences revealed

By Sarah Black, AFLW IT’S A FAMILIAR season opener with a twist. Richmond and Carlton, who traditionally open the AFL season, will kick off the 2020 NAB AFLW season at Ikon Park on Friday, February 7. FULL FIXTURE Where and when

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2020 Marsh Community Series

Riley Beveridge, AFL Media The Brisbane Lions men’s 2020 campaign will start with two Marsh Community Series matches against Port Adelaide and Carlton. The 2020 Lions will host the Power on Sunday 23 February at 3:10pm AEST at the Moreton

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2020 Colts Expression of Interest

AFL Queensland are pleased to announce that the Expression of Interest process is now open for the 2020 Colts Competition. Prospective clubs are asked to review the below “2020 Colts Expression of Interest” application form, and return via email to

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AFLW Draft Recap: 14 Queenslanders selected

By Ant Wingard A plethora of Queensland’s most promising footballers have made their way onto the AFLW stage after a mammoth 14 players were selected in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft, held at the Melbourne Showgrounds this morning. The catalogue

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Years on from their first interaction, Belle Dawes hopes to reunite with Craig Starcevich in the AFLW ranks

By Alice Barker Belle Dawes is a force in every aspect, with her unfaltering charisma, her humble demeanor and her undeniable footy talent. It’s obvious why so many people have helped her achieve all she has; because she makes it

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Serene Watson leans on experience and leadership to realise AFLW dream

By Alice Barker When Serene Watson takes the field, she has more than just her game on her mind. The Bond University product is a natural born leader, a skill that Watson has soon come to realise could be her

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