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

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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AFLQSCup 2019: State Finals to be live streamed by Courier Mail

Andrew Dawson, The Courier-Mail AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals starting on October 18 will be live streamed by The Courier-Mail for the first time. The historic decision will see matches from field No. 1 livestreamed across News’ sites throughout

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South East Queensland Level 2 Coaching registrations open

With the 2019 football season now wound to a close, registrations are once again available for the AFL Queensland Level 2 Coaching Course. The course is available to any coaches and assistant coaches from high performance teams, community clubs, talent

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Queensland’s Max Monaghan wins NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year!

Six-year-old Max Monaghan from Heritage Park in Queensland has been named the 2019 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday night.   Max is a passionate Sydney Swans fan who can name every

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Revamped QFA Competition team makeup announced

AFL Queensland has formally announced the makeup of teams in the revamped QFA senior men’s competition structure for season 2020 and beyond. Following a comprehensive mid-year review of the previous competition structure, some of the notable changes of the new

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Metricon Stadium | QLD Bushfire Donations

Fans attending the QAFL Grand Final between Palm Beach Currumbin and Surfers Paradise this Saturday` will be encouraged to donate to those affected by the ongoing Queensland bushfires.  Donation bins will be placed at the entrances to Gates 1 and

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Whetton wins Golden Whistle as QAFL Umpiring Panel is locked in

By Hayley Hinze After a successful season in the green, NEAFL Field umpire Samuel Whetton has received the 2019 Golden Whistle Award as well as a spot on the Senior QAFL Grand Final Panel, at this year’s Grand Final Recognition

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J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest: Club by Club Votes

Keen to know how your team fared in the 2019 J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest counts? See the full top 10 leaderboards for each club below. J.A. Grogan Medal Broadbeach Cats Jackson Fisher – 11 (6th) Matthew

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Holman and Heather Green Medal Night Award Winner

AFL Darling Downs celebrated their ‘night of nights’ on Saturday, with the Holman and Heather Green Medal night recognising the top individuals and clubs of the senior AFL competitions. Over 120 players, partners, volunteers and club executives packed out the

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“I always dreamed of winning this”: Bates fittingly joins QAFLW elite

By Alice Barker Since the age of give, Emily Bates has called Leyshon Park home. She played her first game for the club when she was 11, giving the Devils an insight as to what was to come in her

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“It’s the best thing to ever happen to me”: Neate solidifies cult status with Grogan Medal

By Ant Wingard Mt Gravatt veteran Frazer Neate solidified his cult hero status on Sunday night when he was crowned the 74th member of the J.A. Grogan Medal fraternity in a thrilling vote count at the Gabba. Neate, a respected

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Bates and Neate claim AFL Queensland top honours

Mt Gravatt midfielder Frazer Neate  has taken out the 2019 J.A. Grogan Medal. Neate was awarded the maximum three votes in Vultures victories on four occasions during the home and away season. He went on to confirm his win with three votes in the final round to finish the

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From Brazil to the big time: How two Brazilians mastered umpiring

By Hayley Hinze Two Brazilian goal umpires have topped off their first season by officiating the QFAW Division 2 North Grand Final, between Hinterland and Ipswich last weekend. University students Aline Leonel and Juliana Almeida Magelhaes began their AFL experience

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Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational just around the corner: joni today

As regular community football seasons across the nation draw to a close, the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational is fast-approaching with its usual promise of fast footy action and picturesque off-field relaxation. On the 25th and 26th of October, 27 teams from across

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2019 AFL Capricornia Senior Award Winners

On Sunday AFL Queensland celebrated the achievements of players, coaches, volunteers and administrators from the AFL Capricornia competition when it hosted the annual Senior Awards Presentation event. More than 120 guests gathered at the Frenchville Sports Club in Rockhampton, with AFL Capricornia

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2019 AFL Darling Downs Junior Awards

Last Sunday saw AFL Darling Downs celebrate the region’s 2019 Youth Competition and it’s award winners in a huge weekend of junior football which included the Junior End of Year Carnival. Over 120 people packed out the Norfolk Room of

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2019 AFL Mackay Junior Awards Night

Last Wednesday AFL Mackay recognised the achievements of local upcoming junior players, volunteers, coaches and parents at Harrup Park for the 2019 Mackay Isuzu UTE Junior Awards Night. AFL Queensland Competition & Club Development Manager – Mackay, Christina Likos commended all

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Mackay local awarded prestigeous Troy Clarke Scholarship

Mackay’s Alana Gee has been awarded the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after former Brisbane Bear and AFL Queensland Development Manager Troy Clarke. The scholarship is designed to support a young person from Regional Queensland who displays the core values

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2019 Garbutt Magpies Cup

Next Friday the Garbutt Magpies will host their annual Garbutt Magpies Cup, an educational, cultural and sporting event like no other. Thirteen primary schools from across far North Queensland will compete in the event, held at the Murray Complex in Annandale.

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AFL Round 22: Selection News

By Peter Blucher There’s never a bad time to win selection in a home-and-away AFL side bound for the finals but if there’s a best time it might just be Round 22. Or the penultimate round. By Round 22 the

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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

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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

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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 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

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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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