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New faces join Brisbane Lions in AFLW Draft

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions have added a bevy of talented Queenslanders to their list at the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, headlined by Coorparoo defender Paige Parker, who was selected by Brisbane with the ninth overall pick. Parker,

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QAFL to berth five new coaches in 2019

By Terry Wilson Broadbeach and Mt Gravatt are the only clubs yet to confirm their coaches for the 2019 QAFL season. One month after the Grand Final, five clubs have signed new coaches with preliminary finalists Broadbeach (Brett Andrews), Morningside

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2018 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of next Tuesday’s 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, we’ve previewed the best female footballers who could land on the Brisbane Lions list. This year, the Brisbane Lions hold eight selections in the draft and can

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, QWAFL, Talent

Changes to SEQ Women’s Competition

AFL Queensland today announced the completion of a review into the South East Queensland Senior Women’s Football Structure. The objective of the review was to ensure that AFL Queensland continues to have a competition structure that provides the opportunity for all

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Trio of Panther veterans hang up the boots

By Terry Wilson   A TRUCKLOAD of experience has departed Jack Esplen Oval with three of Morningside’s finest ever players hanging up the boots. Kent Abey, Nathan Kinch and Matt Logan have all confirmed they are retiring,  which means a

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Queensland Fowler announced for AFL Women’s competition

By Ant Wingard One more Queenslander has already found her way into the AFL Women’s competition, courtesy of compensation granted to Collingwood by the league. Erica Fowler, who has been playing for the Magpies in the VFLW this season, was

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Coaching Pathway offers coaches the chance to develop

Throughout 2018, AFL Queensland has made a committed effort to develop a strategic pathway for all coaches across all levels in Queensland. The coaching pathway includes four areas, catering for all levels of the coaching system, and provide the best

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Graduates announced from the 2018 State Umpiring Academy

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The AFL Queensland Umpiring Department have today announced the 2018 class of State Umpiring Academy graduates. The class of six represents a clear majority of the 2018 academy squad, who will now progress through the newly

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Gallery: 2018 Queensland State Championships

Images from the AFL Queensland Under 14 Boys, Under 14 Girls an Under 17 Girls State Championships. Image credit: Charlie Dally-Watkins

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AFL Queensland and Brisbane Lions announce changes to Under 16 Talent Program

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland, in conjunction with the Brisbane Lions, are pleased to announce new changes to the structure of the Under 16 talent program in 2019. The AFL Queensland Talent Department and the Hyundai Brisbane Lions Academy have

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Gallery: AFLQ Queensland Football Awards Winners

Award winners from the 2018 AFLQ Queensland Football Awards.

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Gallery: AFLQ Queensland Football Awards Happy Snaps

Happy snaps images from the 2018 AFL Queensland Football Awards at the Royal International Convention Centre.

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AFL Queensland Football Awards Winners Announced

By AFLQ Media Rowan Page from Springwood has gone back to back in the QFA Division 1 Best & Fairest, receiving the honour at the AFL Queensland Football Awards Dinner held at the Royal International Convention Centre on Saturday evening.

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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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