Top Queensland Talent Talk Combine

The NAB AFL Draft Combine is underway and Queensland’s best and brightest stopped to have a chat about how it’s all going.   Brayden Crossley It’s an exciting week for all of the prospects attending the combine and ‘Goober’ Crossley

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Crow’s star a Mt.Isa. special

Dynamite Adelaide forward Charlie Cameron is the closest thing to a Queenslander playing in Saturday’s AFL grand final at the MCG. Like sporting greats Greg Norman, Pat Rafter and Simon Black, Cameron was born in Mt.Isa. He attended primary school

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Queenslanders in the Brownlow

Brisbane Lions captain Dayne Beams has pipped teammate Dayne Zorko to top the Queensland vote in the 2017 Brownlow Medal as retiring St.Kilda great Nick Riewoldt finished his career the leading Queensland vote-getter all-time. Beams polled 17 votes in a

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SUNS to enter AFLW in 2020

Get set Queensland. The Gold Coast SUNS have successfully obtained an AFLW licence for the 2020 season. The GC SUNS successful bid for a women’s licence was announced following a meeting of the AFL Commission. GC SUNS Chief Executive Mark Evans said the establishment of an AFLW

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AFL Finals Selection

Geelong ruckman Zac Smith will fly the Queensland flag solo in week 2 of the Toyota AFL finals. Probably. Smith, set to lead the Geelong ruck against Sydney at the MCG Friday night, was the only Queenslander named in the

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AFL Finals Wrap

Football can be such a cruel, cruel business. Just ask Charlie Dixon. Having waited 106 games to play his first AFL final on Saturday night he produced arguably the best performance of his career and walked off Adelaide Oval absolutely

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Andrew Ireland Medal for inspirational Keays

Inspirational Brisbane midfielder Ben Keays capped off his season with dominant performance earning the young gun the Andrew Ireland Medal for best-on-ground in the NEAFL Grand Final on Saturday night at the SCG. After being selected with pick 24 in

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Epic NEAFL Grand Final win for Lions

“It’s been a tough few years for the club, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” The Brisbane Lions have pulled off an astounding 2017 NEAFL Grand Final win over the Sydney Swans, tormenting the minor premiers

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AFL Finals Wrap

Aliir Aliir has had arguably the AFL’s most costly sleep-in. He paid for it 16 weeks in a row during the home-and away season, and did likewise last night when the Sydney Swans selected their team for the start of

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AFL Wrap

Shaun Hampson, the forgotten man of Queensland football, has launched a late bid to play in the upcoming AFL finals series after his 2017 campaign was destroyed by a back injury. Hampson, who hasn’t played at AFL level this year,

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All-Australian honors for Zorko

Dayne Zorko has joined Queensland football ‘gold class’ with selection in the 2017 AFL All-Australian team. Zorko defied the Brisbane Lions’ position at the bottom of the AFL ladder to become the sixth Queenslander to be recognised in this fashion.

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Queensland’s top performer revealed

Who has been the best-performed Queenslander in the AFL this year? Dayne Zorko? Charlie Dixon? Or Dayne Beams? It’s probably a three-way contest between the Brisbane Lions’ dynamic Dayne duo or Zorko and Beams, and Dixon, the Port Adelaide key

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Jim Stynes Scholarship applications open

Applications are now open for the  2018 Jim Stynes Scholarship application process. The Jim Stynes Scholarships are named after Jim Stynes in recognition of his outstanding efforts not only as a professional Australian Football player and administrator, but also as a

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Perfect score for Queensland trio

It is getting harder and harder for AFL players to back up week after week after week. The challenges which face them in so many different forms these days make it a significant achievement to complete a full season without

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Kids in free for Round 23

Footy fans will be thanked for their support during the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season at Round 23 matches this weekend through an assortment of activities including kids in free at selected matches. For the second consecutive year and an

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AFL Round 22 Wrap

Ask an AFL coach what is the most important statistic in a game, give him three choices, and the odds are he’ll include contested marking somewhere in his answer. A key forward who can bust upon a pack and clunk

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Morningside Panthers on the prowl

  $800,000 upgrade of Morningside Panthers Football Club now complete New facilities aim to increase female sports participation The Coalition Government invested $250,000 towards the project Cheers erupted today from Jack Esplen Oval, home of the Morningside Panthers, as the

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AFL Round 22 Selection Wrap

Two Queenslanders are opposite ends of their career will play in Round 22 of the Toyota AFL premiership this weekend with the massive lure of a finals berth on the line. Sydney’s Kurt Tippett, a 176-game veteran in his 10th

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AFL Round 21 Wrap

Thirty possessions in an AFL game is a good day’s work. Toss in two goals and it’s special. Three goals and it’s extra special. But four goals? That’s a truly extraordinary performance. It’s a bit like a triple century in

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AFL Round 21 Selection Wrap

Three of the forgotten men of Queensland football have reached contrasting points in their AFL career this week. Jesse White has retired, Shaun Hampson is set to make a long-awaited VFL comeback after a freak injury, and David Armitage has

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Jarrod Harbrow reaches 200 Games

Jarrod Harbrow will take something of a heavy heart into his 200th AFL game in Q-Clash 14 at the Gabba on Saturday afternoon. Rodney Eade, a constant in Harbrow’s outstanding 11-year career, will not be there. Eade coached the former

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Ep. 2 of AFL and Thomas & Friends™ released

The AFL is pleased to announce the second episode in the collaboration with Thomas & Friends has been released tonight. In an international first between the two brands, four short episodes have been produced and centre around Thomas and his

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AFL Round 20 Wrap

Josh Thomas knows all about long waits. Really long waits. But right now it’s a thing of the past for the 25-year-old Collingwood midfielder. He is just loving every minute of life. Thomas waited 1,221 days from when he was

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AFL Round 20 Selection Wrap

  Friday, 13 July, 2001. Black Friday. A bad day for Malcolm Blight but a wonderful day for football and Nick Riewoldt. An 18-year-old Riewoldt made his AFL debut for St.Kilda to begin a remarkable 17-year journey in the AFL

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AFL to support DonateLife Week

The AFL, all 18 AFL Clubs and the Australian Government, through the Organ and Tissue Authority, are pleased to announce a partnership to support DonateLife Week 2017 and organ donation. In an industry first, the AFL and all 18 AFL

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Round 19 AFL Wrap

Possessions are definitely not everything when it comes to assessing the contribution of a player to his team’s performance.  But generally speaking you can never have too many of them. And certainly not if you are Brisbane Lions captain Dayne Beams.  On Sunday in

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Max Spencer to Debut

Max Spencer was invited to train with the Gold Coast Suns Academy several times as a youngster ago and didn’t turn up. It was hardly a glowing endorsement of his AFL prospects. But on Saturday night all will be forgotten

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Round 19 AFL selection

For about two minutes last November Jacob Allison was a St.Kilda player. He was nominated by the Saints with selection #55 in the NAB AFL Draft, and had the Brisbane Lions not chosen to match the bid under new draft

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2017 Toyota AFL Multicultural Round

The AFL launched the 2017 Toyota AFL Multicultural Round at Lachlan’s Old Government House in Parramatta. AFL General Manager of Inclusion and Social Policy was joined at the launch by Gurpreet Grewal, the subject of the third film in a

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2017 National Inclusion Carnival begins

Teams from across Australia are competing in the 2017 AFL National Inclusion Carnival which has commenced on the Gold Coast today, Monday July 24. The AFL National Inclusion Carnival brings together footballers with an intellectual disability from across the country

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