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SUNS help shine a light on mental health

More than 30 community coaches from the Townsville region had the opportunity to hear firsthand from Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dew about the value he places on building the skills to understand, recognise and manage mental health issues in

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Regional, Top news, Townsville

2019 AFL Queensland Game Development Awards Winners

Last Friday AFL Queensland recognised the contribution of AFL game development ambassadors and volunteers across Queensland and NSW Northern Rivers at this year’s AFL Queensland Game Development Thank You Function. More than 150 AFL School Ambassadors, Junior Match Program Coaches and

Posted in AFL 9's, AFLQ, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Multicultural, Schools, Talent, Top news, Volunteers

Q-Clash18 preview

By Peter Blucher  What is your favorite sporting rivalry? In a week in which Australia beat England to get a jump start in the cricket Ashes, one of the truly great international sporting rivalries, it is an intriguing question. Historically,

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Cam Rayner’s new experience in the green

By Cam Rayner Cam Rayner writes for aflplayers.com.au on his new experience from the other side of the whistle. As challenging as waking up early the morning after a game can be, it was well worth the early rise to umpire local footy games

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Change on the horizon for SEQ men’s football

By AFLQ Media Senior men’s football in South East Queensland will have a different look in 2020, with AFL Queensland announcing a revamped competition structure that includes the incorporation of the four Northern Rivers teams into the new QFA model.

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Applications open for Troy Clarke Scholarship

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after AFL Queensland State Development Manager Troy Clarke, who passed away in 2013. Troy embodied the values of dedication, passion and respect,

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Pride Round: What does it mean to you?

This weekend, competitions across Queensland’s South East will celebrate the first ever Pride Round. The Pride Round aims to promote LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in community sporting clubs across the state. So ahead of the historic weekend we asked some players, coaches

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Inclusion, QWAFL, QWFA, Top news

Queensland AFL wrap: Keeffe gives reminder

By Peter Blucher Lachy Keeffe, the almost forgotten member of the Queensland football family, has sent a gentle reminder to GWS coach Leon Cameron …. “don’t forget about me”. Having not played at AFL level in seven weeks, and spent

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Queensland raring for nation-first Pride Round

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland will make history on July 27 with the first ever Pride Round, to be played across the state. Pride Round, which follows on from Queensland’s inaugural AFL Pride Cup held last year between the Robina

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AFL Inclusion Carnival Day Two Wrap

By Ant Wingard Missed the action from Day One of the AFL Inclusion Carnival? Check the day one wrap right here. Queensland v South Australia Queensland entered day two of the Inclusion Carnival in sixth place and faced a tough

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Homegrown Hickey now vital to Eagles’ success

By Peter Blucher Queenslander Tom Hickey has inadvertently found himself the number on ruckman in an AFL premiership team hoping to defend its title. And they’re looking like they may be a very good chance. At his third AFL club

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Queensland Under 16s cap off dominant championships on home soil

By Alice Barker The Queensland team rounded out the NAB AFL U16 National Championships in blitzing fashion, dominating the Northern Territory en route to a 52-point win. This win ensured the Queensland side finished the national campaign undefeated on home

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Video: Hipwood, Payne, Keays and Andrew reflect on their junior coaches

The Brisbane Lions are flying at the moment but many of their stars may not have gotten there if not for their coaches through the junior ranks. To celebrate Coach Appreciation Round, Keays, Andrews, Hipwood and Payne reflected on the

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“It was unreal”: Gabby fulfills Gabba dream

By Ant Wingard Brisbane wing Gabby Collingwood says the opportunity to play on the Gabba for the first time was something she’ll remember for a long time to come. The 20-year-old played an important role in the Lions’ clean sweep

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Lions return to ‘spiritual home’ in final QW Winter Series clash

By Alice Barker The two Queensland teams will make history as they go head-to-head this Saturday at the Gabba in the final match of the 2019 QW Winter Series. For most of the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS players,

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QW Winter Series Game Three Live Stream

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Queensland fall to Vic Metro in muddy conditions

By Ant Wingard Queensland has suffered an agonising defeat in their second game in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 National Championships on the Gold Coast. The home state rose to the occasion after their defeat on

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Queensland Under 16, Under 17 and Under 18 Fixtures and Scores

It’s a mammoth week of representative football in South East Queensland with our Under 16 and Under 17 boys in action as well as our Under 18 girls in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s National Championships on the

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Aspley junior Ashlan Wakelin reaches 150 games

By Ant Wingard One of Aspley’s most promising young female footballers will reach an unprecedented milestone when she runs out this weekend. Ashlan Wakelin will play her 150th game in the brown and gold this weekend in the Hornets’ Under

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“They deserve that win” Queensland claim first win in Under 16 championships

By Ant Wingard A dominant second term has guided Queensland to their first win of the NAB AFL Under 16 National Championships at Metricon Stadium on Tuesday night. The Queensland side booted four goals to one in a dominant second

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“We just have to tidy up on a few little things” Queensland suffer loss to Country

By Ant Wingard Queensland have suffered a convincing defeat in their first of three matches on the Gold Coast with a slow start enough to fall to a dominant Victoria Country side at Metricon Stadium. Country ran away convincing winners

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Bond University QAFLW Round 11 Results

YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE v. MAROOCHYDORE  Yeronga South Brisbane     1.4, 2.7, 5.7, 8.7 (55)  Maroochydore                       1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 (12) GOALS, Yeronga South Brisbane: J. Ransfield 4, D. Leach 1,

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“It’s going to put us in a good stead to win the games:” Harding ready for U16 clash

By Alice Barker The Queensland Under 16 representative team are ready to tackle Tasmania on the Gold Coast in Round Two of the NAB AFL U16 National Championships, according to coach Leigh Harding. Harding, who made his coaching debut with

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Queensland Under 17 representative squad announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 17 Representative team who will play in Rounds 1 of the Under 17 Future’s Championships next week. The Queensland Under 17 team will play against New South Wales/ACT at Southport’s Fankhauser

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Queensland Emerging Talent Squad announced

AFL Queensland has today announced the Queensland Emerging Talent Squad for the upcoming women’s representative match against West Australia Football League Women’s (WAFLW). The squad of 32 was shortlisted following a trial game last Wednesday night against the Queensland Under

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Bond University QAFLW Round 10 Results

YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE v. COORPAROO  Coorparoo                                            2.5,  4.7,  6.9,  6.10  (40) Yeronga South Brisbane                  0.0,  2.1,  2.1,  2.2  (14)

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AFL spotlight shines on Queenslanders in Round 15

By Peter Blucher Mabior Chol … where did that come from? After three and a half years in the AFL and two games that had produced a total 10 disposals, three marks, 13 hit-outs, three tackles, and one goal the

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2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy Round 2 Team announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the team for Round 2 of the 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships. AFL Queensland will host the second round of the national championships on the Gold Coast, with players from Victoria,

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Lions prevail in Mackay as SUNS list build continues

By Alice Barker The Great Barrier Reef Stadium saw the second game of the QW Winter Series, as Queensland teams the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS trekked north last weekend. The teams slugged it out in the twilight game

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Dixon return and joins 200 club

By Peter Blucher Charlie Dixon returned from a 10-month absence from football on Saturday to become the eighth Queenslander to kick 200 AFL goals. The 28-year-old Port Adelaide power forward, who suffered a shocking broken leg in Round 21 last

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