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More of the Kangaroo: The 1942 QANFL season

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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QAFL team lists finalised ahead of Round 1

By Ant Wingard Final squad lists have been lodged ahead of Round 1 of the Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) 2019 season this weekend. Perhaps the biggest transfer who will line up in the QAFL this season is former Brisbane

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Alex Sexton hits career best form ahead of game 100

By Peter Blucher Alex Sexton has had a massive few days. And it’s only going to get bigger and better. Last Friday the 25-year-old Gold Coast forward signed a four-year contract extension that locks him into the club until the

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University of Queensland 2019 QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard New University of Queensland coach Lee Whithorn has earmarked the side’s middle tier to help propel the west Brisbane club to higher things in 2019. Whitehorn replaced former Red Lions coach Phil Lovett, who has since joined

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Broadbeach Cats 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson One of the first things Beau Zorko has acknowledged as new coach of the Broadbeach Cats has been to praise the work put in by his predecessor Brett Andrews. Zorko, older brother of former Broadbeach superstar Dayne,

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A Sunday of success for the Sunshine State

By Alice Barker Queensland proved to be a state to watch on the weekend as both teams, the Brisbane Lions and the Gold Coast Suns, cleaned up their competition on a victorious Sunday. It was the first time in two

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Queenslanders to particpate in Rio Tinto’s Footy Means Business

By Alice Barker Six Queenslanders are set to take part in the ninth year of the AFL Rio Tinto Footy Means Business Program, which kicks off in Perth this week. Fitzroy Greenwool, Clinton Sullivan, Ainslee Potter, Thuraka Sammons, Arnold Conway

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Regional footy returns in the Darling Downs, Capricornia and Mackay

By Ant Wingard Regional football will recommence this weekend as senior football across three of the state’s regions kicks off for season 2019. AFL Darling Downs In the west, an overhaul to the AFL Darling Downs Allied Pickfords Cup has

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Lovell to lead QAFL

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland today announced that former Gold Coast SUNS Assistant Coach Andy Lovell has been appointed Head Coach of the QAFL representative team for their clash against the Adelaide Football League on June 8. Lovell, who had a 164

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QAFL Tipping is Back in 2019!

A top prize of $500 is up for grabs as tipping for the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) season returns once again this year. The $500 will be awarded to the competition’s top tipper while two tickets to the

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Smith’s rollercoaster AFL journey continues

By Peter Blucher Josh Smith’s rollercoaster AFL journey has taken another stunning rise. Six months after being delisted by 2018 runners-up Collingwood, Smith is set to begin phase two of his career with premiers West Coast. The 25-year-old Toowoomba product,

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Gold Coast SUNS open their doors to junior coaches

By Larissa Mouttou In a club first, the SUNS coaching team opened their doors to 38 local gold coast junior coaches this week. Junior coaches were introduced to the SUNS coaching squad at the Wednesday morning session, hearing about their

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Brisbane Lions duo help celebrate conclusion of Many Cultures Program

By AFLQ Media An appearance from Brisbane Lions duo Archie Smith and Oscar McInerney helped mark the end of the AFL Queensland Many Cultures Program in the Logan area on Tuesday afternoon. The pair joined 20 students from surrounding schools

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Scott earns Round 1 NAB Rising Star nod

By Peter Blucher Queenslander Bailey Scott has upstaged some of the cream of the 2018 AFL Draft to win the Round 1 nomination for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award. Making his debut for North Melbourne against Fremantle in front

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State Female Academy coaching panel finalised

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the remaining coaching panel for the State Female Academy Program. The group will round out the coaching appointments for the Queensland Female Talent Pathway following the announcement of head coach James

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Gold Coast SUNS AFLW – Assistant Coach

The Gold Coast Football Club aims to build a reputation as the most exciting football club in Australia. Strong values and driving a culture of success both on and off the field is central to achieving this goal. The Gold

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Ex-AFL talent selected in 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft

By Ant Wingard Over 20 NEAFL players have found their place on QAFL lists following the 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft late last week. In total, 23 players from Queensland’s three standalone NEAFL clubs were allocated to the QAFL’s ten clubs.

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Townsville triumphs in North Queensland Academy Championships

By Alice Barker Townsville have triumphantly claimed first place in the 2019 Northern Queensland Academy Championships for the first time in over a decade. The home region won out against the other North Queensland regions, and broke the 12-year stronghold

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Life Outside the Lions’ Den: Cam Rayner

By Ant Wingard

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Scott to become 179th Queenslander to play AFL

By Peter Blucher Bailey Scott pondered long and hard about where he wanted to play his AFL football. A Gold Coast Suns Academy product and prospective zone selection who was also eligible to join North Melbourne and Geelong as a

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Leigh Harding appointed as new Queensland Under 16 coach

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard AFL Queensland has today announced Leigh Harding as the new coach of the Queensland Under 16 representative side. Harding, 37, has a wealth of knowledge in high performance Australian rules environments having played 141 AFL games for

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Mt Gravatt 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson New playing coach Adam Boon will have a settled playing squad when Mt Gravatt open the new QAFL season against Western Magpies on April 6 at Dittmer Park. The Vulture have been able to retain a significant

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Gill McLachlan visits Queensland

By Larissa Mouttou AFL Chief Executive, Gillon McLachlan, visited Queensland today as the Lions and SUNS prepare themselves for the upcoming 2019 Toyota premiership season. Mr McLachlan visited AFL Queensland in Yeronga where he acknowledged the contribution of three staff

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More of the Kangaroo: Football in Darling Downs

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

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, Front Page

Yorston a Rising Star

By Ant Wingard Brisbane Lions midfielder Jac Yorston has been awarded a NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Nomination after a commanding performance in the Lions’ Round 6 loss to Carlton at Ikon Park. Yorston collected 12 disposals and laid six

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AFL Queensland appoint State Female High Performance Coach

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of James Gellie as State Female High Performance Coach. Gellie has enjoyed a successful tenure in the AFL Queensland talent pathway thus far, where he has held several coaching roles over the

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Maroochydore Roos 2019 Bond University QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The benchmark for a successful Bond University QAFLW season has been proclaimed as the Maroochydore Roos look to regain footing in their third season in the state competition. After winning just one game throughout their 2018 campaign,

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Labrador 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson A fresh new coaching panel, some impressive recruiting – and hopefully an exorcism of the injury plague that haunted them last year – have the Labrador faithful looking for a return to the top in the QAL

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Sports Turf Unit continues to deliver results

By Jake Anson Several Brisbane community clubs are kicking goals leading into the 2019 season thanks to summer support from AFL Queensland’s Sports Turf Unit. Sports Turf Manager, Chris Dalton, declared the current summer has been their busiest yet, with

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“It’s pretty much indescribable”: Webb’s opportunity of a lifetime

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard At a quarter past twelve last Thursday afternoon, February 28, Jake Webb received a phone call. By that same night, he was on a flight to Nauru. It was a trip Webb hadn’t even planned for

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