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More of the Kangaroo: The Beginnings of Women’s Football

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

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2019 QAFL Fixture Released

By AFLQ Media  Good Friday football headlines a host of new and returning marquee games next season after the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League fixture was released today. In a competition first, Wilston Grange will host the Western Magpies on

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Grand Final rematch headlines opening round of 2019 QAFL Fixture

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The Broadbeach Cats won’t have to wait long for redemption in 2019 after the Round 1 matches for the Queensland Australian Football League season were announced today. Palm Beach Currumbin, who claimed the QAFL premiership against the

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“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

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AFL Queensland statement: Park Ridge

The Park Ridge AFC lodged a formal request to remain in the QFA Division 2 competition in 2019 due to concerns regarding player availability, list depth and the club’s sustainability. AFL Queensland met with the Club to discuss their concerns

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More of the Kangaroo: Bundaberg-Wide Bay – the early years

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

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Southport’s Alan Mackenzie acknowledged with Service to Sport Award

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Southport Football Club President Alan Mackenzie was last night acknowledged for his contribution to Australian Rules Football in Queensland at the 24th Annual Queensland Sports Awards. Dr Mackenzie was one of three recipients to be awarded

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AFL Queensland appoints new State Female Talent Manager

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of Kath Newman as the new State Female Talent Manager. Since late 2012, Newman has held the position of AFL Queensland Regional Manager- Townsville where she had a significant impact

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Oceania Cup Preview and Teams

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Next week, the south Pacific’s best and most promising young footballers from four different teams will all converge on Suva’s Albert Park for the 2018 Under 15 Youth Oceania Cup. Defending champions Fiji will be eager

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Curran’s role in Lions’ Academy success

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au In nine years Luke Curran has seen the Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy program go from a computer and a bag of footballs to producing some of the most exciting products of the game. Stars

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AFL Queensland approves Beastwear an on field apparel license

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland has today announced the signing of Beastwear as an on-field apparel provider until the end of the 2019 season. This will enable clubs and teams across Queensland to access Beastwear’s amazing product range and quality for

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More of the Kangaroo: Eleven thousand supporters pack Perry Park for Grand Final

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. Eleven thousand “Aussie rules” supporters pack Perry Park to see Mayne take on Kedron in the

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Queensland talent taken in AFL Draft

By AFLQ Media Southport premiership star Tom Wilkinson’s dominant season has ended with the small forward selected by North Melbourne in the NAB AFL Rookie Draft on Friday evening. The 22-year-old Victorian caught the attention of the Kangaroos off the

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Representative football returns to QAFL fixture in 2019

Today AFL Queensland announced that representative football will return to the QAFL fixture for the first time in two years. A QAFL representative team will host a side from the Adelaide Football League on Saturday 8 June, 2019. AFL Queensland

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Gympies Cats to join QFA Division 3 in 2019

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland have today announced the Gympie Cats as the final addition to the QFA Division 3 competition for season 2019. The Cats will join the Jindalee Jaguars in making Division 3 a ten-team competition. The Gympie

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2018 AFL Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of the 2018 NAB AFL Draft next week, which commences next Thursday and continues over to Friday, we’ve previewed the best male footballers who could find themselves on an AFL list. With two teams in

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Coaching: Level 2 Coaching Course Announcements

With season 2019 fast approaching, AFL Queensland has received plenty of interest regarding the Level 2 Senior Coaching Course at Aspley’s Graham Road Oval facility on November 17. Given the enormity of applicants registered for the course ahead of this

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More of the Kangaroo: 1985 – The Sharks and Tigers play one of the great QAFL Grand Finals

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. The inclusion of a Queensland-based team in a national competition came one step closer to fruition

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Somerset College dominate 2018 APS Grand Final Day

By Ant Wingard Somerset College have capped off a remarkable day on the Gold Coast after the side dominated APS Grand Final day at Metricon Stadium. Across the day’s slate of four games, the Spartans claimed top honours in all

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Ten Queenslanders named in 2019 AFL Women’s Academy

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Ten Queenslanders have taken the next step towards a spot on an AFL Women’s list after being announced in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for season 2019. Remarkably, eight of the players selected from the sunshine

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More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland

Despite commonly held misconceptions, Australian rules football has been played in Queensland for a long time. Over 150 years ago, the first Brisbane Football Club was formed and since then, Australian rules football has been played in the sunshine state

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Ambrose Treacy College to join Schools of Excellence Program

By Ant Wingard The prospect of greater opportunities is a driving focus for Ambrose Treacy College, who have become the newest member of the AFL Queensland Schools of Excellence Program. The school, which is situated on the banks of the

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Two Queenslanders set for Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program

Two of Queensland’s most gifted Indigenous and Multicultural footballers will have the opportunity to learn alongside some of the best in the country in a fortnight’s time. Queensland pair Austin Harris and Cody Harrison will make the trip to Darwin

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QAFL closer than ever as margins reach record low

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard When Vulture’s sharpshooter Sam Stubbs clunked a desperate inside 50 kick on the shadows of full time in Mt Gravatt’s Round 18 blockbuster with Surfers Paradise, the fate of his team’s season rested solely on his

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Inclusion Grand Final takes centre stage at Schools Cup Grand Finals

By Ant Wingard When the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS face off on the field, the resulting outcome is usually one highlighted by intensity and evoked by a desire to be the state’s most dominant AFL side. But during

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QClash set for Round 6 at Metricon Stadium

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s two AFL sides won’t have to wait long to renew their rivalry when the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership season rolls around with the two clubs set to face off as early as Round 6. The Brisbane

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“I feel there are exciting times ahead”: Zorko announced as Broadbeach coach

By Terry Wilson New Broadbeach Cats coach Beau Zorko feels he is walking into an operation that is ready to cement a spot among the QAFL’s power clubs. Zorko, 34, has been officially appointed by the Cats to replace Brett

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New Gold Coast SUNS Academy Under 16 Talent Program Announced

AFL Queensland, in conjunction with the Gold Coast SUNS and their respective zones, are pleased to announce new changes to the structure of the Under 16 talent programs in 2019 into a new four phase program. The changes come as

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“It’s so much fun”: Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational Recap

By Ant Wingard After bitter disappointment in 2017, the Super Kings Max produced the upset of the the Byron Bay AFL 9s Invitational to overthrow a star-studded Southern Comfort side and clinch the top prize over the weekend. Having lost

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Queensland umpires named for 2019 AFLW season

By Ant Wingard Some of Queensland’s top umpires have been named in the 2019 AFL Women’s officiating panel for the third instalment of the competition early next season. The Queensland panel was confirmed on Tuesday and includes experienced field pair

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