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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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New era for Townsville & Darling Downs Football.

The evolution of sport governance will see a change to the way AFL Townsville and AFL Darling Downs are administered in 2020 and beyond. Both competitions spent season 2019 transitioning to a governance model that sees AFL Queensland operating both

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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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The Victoria Point Sharks are giving back this Christmas

By Ant Wingard It is the season for giving and Victoria Point JAFC have embodied just that as the club are set to once again help those in the community this festive season. Over the coming weeks, the Sharks and

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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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Female Wellbeing Manager Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a Female Wellbeing Academy Manager – AFLW.   The AFL Queensland Female Well-being Manager has the responsibility of implementing individualised programs and initiatives in the areas of wellbeing, mental health, personal development and off-field career

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U18 Coaching Position – State Female Academy Coach

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Female Academy Coach. The AFL Queensland Female High-Performance Coach has the responsibility of identifying and developing the best female talent in Queensland in collaboration with the AFLW Clubs and their Talent Academies,

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Veteran NEAFL pair promoted to AFL Umpire Panel

By Ant Wingard Two of Queensland’s most promising umpires will ply their trade at the elite level in 2020 following their appointment to the senior AFL umpire panel. Queensland pair Jesse Baird and Matt Bridges were promoted to the AFL

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Eight Queenslanders named in NAB AFLW Academy

By Ant Wingard A mammoth eight Queenslanders have been named in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for 2020 as the opportunity for women’s footballers continues to grow across the state. The eight Queenslanders are headlined by versatile tall pair Maddison

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QAFLW fixture changes announced for 2020 season

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland has formally announced changes to the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season, which will see the commencement date of the competition align with the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Fixture. The start date of Queensland’s premier female

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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,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Facilities, Featured News, Top news

AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals Recap

By Alice Barker The AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals showcased a day of quality footy and boasted some strong rivalries from team’s across Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Rivers regions. This year’s competition has been the most successful

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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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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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How farm and family helped Lily Postlethwaite prepare for AFLW

By Ant Wingard It probably comes as no secret that midfield dynamo Lily Postlethwaite will be among the top Queenslanders vying for selection at Tuesday’s AFLW Draft. The two-time All Australian has capped off another dominant year, putting her right

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Positivity the key for injured Dee Heslop’s AFLW dream

By Alice Barker After sustaining a shoulder injury during a training drill, Dee Heslop saw her draft hopes come crashing down. But the Yeronga South Brisbane midfielder is determined to come back fitter than ever and describes the injury as

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St Augustine’s juniors chasing AFLQ Schools Cup silverware

Matthew McInerney, The Cairns Post   An outstanding junior squad will represent St Augustine’s College, at the AFLQ Schools Cup finals this week. Find out more about the team, and how to watch the competition here  They both won junior AFL

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Tarni White ready for latest challenge as ten-year AFLW dream beckons

By Ant Wingard Tarni White has always done things a little bit differently. She was the first girl to play in over 100 games for her junior club, the Wynnum Vikings and at just 16-years-old, was named named in the

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From purgatory to promise, Brehmer’s AFLW redemption has come full circle

By Ant Wingard Just twelve months ago, Georgia Brehmer fell into football purgatory. Then, the midfielder was hoping to be selected in the 2018 NAB AFLW Draft where she would fulfil her dreams of landing at an AFLW club. That

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Eleven Queenslanders named in 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s footprint in the talent pathway has continued following the announcement of the 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad. Eleven Queenslanders have been named in the squad, which has expanded for the 2020 season to include 150 players

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Ryan Catholic College ready to take on state’s best in AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals

TRENT SLATTER, Townsville Bulletin   THEY’VE done the hard yards to be crowned the top teams in North Queensland and now Ryan Catholic College will challenge themselves against the state’s best at the AFL Queensland Schools Cup. The carnival kicks

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, School, Schools, Top news, Townsville

2019 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part Two

By Ant Wingard The 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Draft is just around the corner and represents the next step in the football journey for so many budding female footballers. With the Gold Coast SUNS entering the competition for the first

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2020 Regional Umpire Manager position within AFL Mackay

AFL Queensland is now calling for applications for the 2020 Regional Umpire Manager (RUM) position within AFL Mackay.  The Regional Umpires Managers role is considered pivotal to AFLQ objectives of establishing and maintaining appropriate umpire management practices, including recruiting, training,

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