From the Top End to the draft: Coleman’s football gamble is about to pay off

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard At just ten years old, future draft hopeful Keidan Coleman packed his bags and travelled half way across Australia in hope of fulfilling his Australian Rules Football dream. Now, Coleman finds himself among a select group

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Grand Final Celebrations Continue as Carrara Saints Take Premiership Trophy on Island Escapade

By Sophie Wheeler The Carrara Saints have celebrated their first ever senior premiership in unique fashion by taking their well-earned silverware on an adventure across international waters. Senior Club President Michael Spittle and his son, Senior Vice Captain Ben Spittle,

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Gallery: J.A. Grogan Medal Night 2018

Images captured at the 2018 J.A. Grogan Medal Night. The event took place on the 16th of September in the Legends Function Room at the Gabba. More photos from the evening are available on the AFL Queensland Facebook page.

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Beams tops Queenslanders at Brownlow Medal

By Peter Blucher Dayne Beams has claimed the fourth top ten Brownlow Medal finish of his career to head the 2018 Queensland vote-count. Beams polled 18 votes in the medal count in Melbourne last night to finish equal eighth as

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Queensland’s Brownlow past

By Peter Blucher Seventy years ago, Erwin Dornau enjoyed three significant ‘firsts’ for Queensland football. He was the first Queenslander to play in the elite competition, the first Queenslander to kick a goal in the elite competition, and the first

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Family the root of PBC’s QAFL success

By Ant Wingard When the final siren sounded in the 2018 QAFL Grand Final, the scenes captured on camera mirrored the same aftermath from the same game one season ago. Not only did the Lions prevail as the QAFL Premier

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Anthony wins Joe Grant Medal after five goals in the Grand Final

By Anthony Wingard A five-goal haul from Palm Beach Currumbin forward John Anthony was enough to seal the Joe Grant Medal as the former AFL veteran was judged best afield in the Lions’ QAFL Grand Final win over Broadbeach. In

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“I’m completely ecstatic right now”: Western Magpies win QAFL Colts Premiership

By Ant Wingard Image: Highflyer Images A six goal stretch in through the middle stages of the game laid the foundations for the Western Magpies to clinch the 2018 QAFL premiership by 23-points at Leyshon Park. The Magpies booted an

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Manthey, Edgar claim 2018 Golden Whistles

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Image: Highflyer Images Cameron Manthey has capped off a remarkable 2018 season in the green by claiming the QAFL/NEAFL Golden Whistle at the 2018 Grand Final Umpire awards on Tuesday night. Manthey claimed the umpire’s top

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Vale Brian Greinke

By Murray Bird Queensland football and the Morningside Panthers lost one of its true greats early this month. Born in 1933, a 24-year-old Brian Greinke arrived in Brisbane in 1957 after a junior career with Bentleigh Districts in Melbourne, and

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Cats’ community a driving factor en route to Erickson’s Grogan Medal win

By Ant Wingard Broadbeach’s community vibe was the main driving factor in Blake Erickson’s move to the Cats ahead of the 2018 season – a decision which has already reaped plenty of rewards for both club and player this season.

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Groves-Little becomes youngest ever QWAFL Best and Fairest winner

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Coorparoo youngster Tori Groves-Little isn’t even old enough to legally vote, but at the 73rd annual J.A Grogan Medal, she was voted the best and fairest player in the QWAFL across the 2018 season. At just

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AFL Queensland statement regarding QAFL Grand Final venue

“There has been ongoing debate for several years as to where the QAFL Grand Final should be played. In November last year all QAFL Club Presidents met, with this matter tabled for discussion. The Presidents were united in their view

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Erickson, Groves-Little and Gibson claim Grogan Medal top honours

By Larrissa Mouttou In his first full season at QAFL level, Broadbeach midfielder Blake Erickson has taken out the 2018 Grogan Medal. Erickson was awarded the maximum three votes in Cats victories in Rounds 1, 5 and 8. He went on to confirm his win

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Aspley Hornets to join QWAFL in 2019

By Larrissa Mouttou AFL Queensland have formally advised the Aspley Hornets of their entry into the 2019 QWAFL competition. Having been unsuccessful in their submission to join the State’s premier women’s competition in 2018, the recently crowned QFA Division 1

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Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints AFC Awarded 2018 AFLQ Alpha Sport Club of the Year

By Larrissa Mouttou The first regional club to be recognised for the prestigeous honour, Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints AFC have been historically awarded the 2018 AFL Queensland Alpha Sport Club of the Year at their annual club awards evening last

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AFL Queensland Celebrates Multicultural Month

  This August we celebrate Queensland Multicultural Month, the state’s largest multicultural celebration bringing together people from across the state to perform, share, taste, listen learn and acknowledge that, while we may come from different cultures, we all love living

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Match Preview: South Queensland v North Queensland

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Graham Road, Aspley July 14, 4:30pm This match will be live streamed here.   Regional pride will reach fever pitch at Graham Road tomorrow afternoon as South Queensland host North Queensland in the fifth interaction of

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Team lists announced for South Queensland v North Queensland blockbuster

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the final teams for the 2018 South Queensland v North Queensland representative game. The showdown will take place this Saturday at Aspley’s Graham Road, following the NEAFL Aspley v Southport curtain raiser. This year’s

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QAFL Round 9 Review

By Terry Wilson Photo: Morningside Panthers (Facebook)   Vultures poleaxed by the Panthers Morningside 4.2, 6.4, 13.10, 21.17 (143) Mt Gravatt 0.4, 3.9, 3.10, 5.11 (41)   GOALS: Morningside: K. Abey 5, E. Mallan 5, A. Mitchell 3, M. Graham 2, B. Hodge 2, J. Rayner 1, L.

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AFL Queensland seeking expression of interest for senior women’s football teams for 2019 season

AFL Queensland is now fielding expression of interest applications for clubs wishing to introduce a senior women’s football team for the 2019 season. The women’s space continues to be an exciting frontier in the Queensland football landscape as interest continues

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Queensland Umpires selected for NTFL Grand Final

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Division 1 Grand Final will this year feature a splash of Queensland flare. Queensland umpiring duo, Ashlon Gardner and Tim Sommerville, have been announced as field umpires for the showdown

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2018 AFL Queensland Season Launch Announcement

By AFL Queensland Media @AFLQ The Courier Mail and AFL are proud to present the 2018 AFL Queensland Season Launch on Tuesday, March 20, at the Gambaro Hotel in Brisbane from 12-2:30pm. The AFL Queensland Season Launch will provide Queensland

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NAB AFL Auskick Season Launch

ITS TIME FOR OUR NAB AFL AUSKICK FAMILY EVENT! It’s that time again… We’re brushing the sand off our runners and getting ready for mud.  Yes, it must be Auskick season! To celebrate the start of the 2018 NAB AFL

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New Colts Teams for 2018

Up to 9 new clubs are set to field Colts teams for the upcoming 2018 season after indicating their interest for the new-look competition prior to Christmas. Beenleigh, Coomera, Griffith Moorooka, Narangba, Victoria Point, Wests Juniors and Wynnum are poised

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UQ Announce Hong Kong Clash

The UQ Red Lions have locked in the ultimate end of season footy trip, with President Ben Coombs announcing a 2018 international double-header following the club’s recent AGM. ‘We’ll be taking a Men’s and Women’s team over to Hong Kong

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2018 QAFL Fixture Released

AFL Queensland today released the 2018 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) fixture, which kicks off on April 21 with four matches across four days. Round 1 will see two games on Saturday, one on Sunday, and the traditional ANZAC eve

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Eight New Women’s Teams for SEQ

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that eight clubs have been granted Queensland Women’s Football Association (QWFA) Division 2 licenses for season 2018, with the possibility of several more to be added early in the new year. Griffith Moorooka, Mt

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Hall of Famer McMullen Dies

Queensland football Hall of Famer and dual Grogan Medallist Brendan McMullen died today (5 December 2017) following a short illness. He was 54. McMullen was a brilliant goal-kicking rover with Coorparoo in the QAFL in the 1980’s, when the domestic

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Queensland participation tops 250,000

Australian Football participation in Queensland and the Northern Rivers (NSW) has topped 250,000 for the first time, census figures released today by the AFL confirm. Overall participation across all levels of the game jumped 10.21 per cent to a record

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