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AFL Capricornia Announces Inaugural Advisory Board Members

By AFLQ Media The inaugural meeting of the AFL Capricornia Advisory Board was held at The Frenchville Sports Club on Sunday. The recently appointed Advisory Board will strategically contribute to the future direction, health, growth and development of football across the greater

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, Regional

McLarty a finalist in GC WOTY awards

By Josh Cheadle, goldcoastfc.com.au SUNS Head of Women’s Football Fiona McLarty has been announced as a finalist in the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Women of the Year awards. McLarty was nominated last year in the Champions of Sport category and beat out a host

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Lions’ AFLW footprint increases with Hickey Park investment

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s team will increase their geographical footprint in South East Queensland with the chance to play games closer to the city in 2019 hailed as a big boost by Lions’ head coach Craig

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, QWAFL

2019 Under-19 AFL Academy Squads Announced

By Jess Webster, neafl.com.au Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and the GIANTS have locked in the next crop of Under-19 Academy players for the upcoming NEAFL season. The squads are jam-packed with some of the best young talent in the northern

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Talent

AFL Queensland Quiz of the Year 2018

As 2019 draws near, it’s time to reflect on the year that was – 2018. How well do you remember the year through the prism of football on and off the field in Queensland?

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AFL Queensland announces QFA Division 2 and 3 2019 fixtures

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the fixtures for the 2019 Queensland Football Association Division 2 and 3 competitions. QFA Division 2 In 2019, the Division 2 competition will comprise of ten teams and played across an 18 round season

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QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup Fixture announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 2019 Queensland Football Association Division 1 HART Sport Cup fixture. The fixture includes a host of existing and new matchups throughout the calendar year that commences on March 23. Among the games scheduled

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA

Seven AFL clubs choose Queensland for preseason training camps

By Ant Wingard The Sunshine State will welcome over half a dozen AFL teams throughout the summer as preparation for the Toyota AFL Premiership season continues to ramp up. Seven of the AFL’s premier clubs including teams from South Australia,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Facilities, Featured News

Register for the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program

Budding footballers will have the opportunity to hone their craft with some of Queensland’s top developmental coaches with the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program set to kick off in the new year. Registrations for programs in three Brisbane Lions

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Whetton’s stellar debut season paves the way for further umpiring success

By Justin Lillecrapp 2018 has been a whirlwind year for AFL field umpire Alex Whetton after being selected on the AFL list in February. Whetton was an umpiring prodigy from an early age, debuting in the NEAFL at 17. His

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More of the Kangaroo: The Beginnings of Women’s Football

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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2019 QAFL Fixture Released

By AFLQ Media  Good Friday football headlines a host of new and returning marquee games next season after the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League fixture was released today. In a competition first, Wilston Grange will host the Western Magpies on

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Grand Final rematch headlines opening round of 2019 QAFL Fixture

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The Broadbeach Cats won’t have to wait long for redemption in 2019 after the Round 1 matches for the Queensland Australian Football League season were announced today. Palm Beach Currumbin, who claimed the QAFL premiership against the

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“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL

AFL Queensland statement: Park Ridge

The Park Ridge AFC lodged a formal request to remain in the QFA Division 2 competition in 2019 due to concerns regarding player availability, list depth and the club’s sustainability. AFL Queensland met with the Club to discuss their concerns

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA

More of the Kangaroo: Bundaberg-Wide Bay – the early years

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 AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Wide Bay

Southport’s Alan Mackenzie acknowledged with Service to Sport Award

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Southport Football Club President Alan Mackenzie was last night acknowledged for his contribution to Australian Rules Football in Queensland at the 24th Annual Queensland Sports Awards. Dr Mackenzie was one of three recipients to be awarded

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AFL Queensland appoints new State Female Talent Manager

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of Kath Newman as the new State Female Talent Manager. Since late 2012, Newman has held the position of AFL Queensland Regional Manager- Townsville where she had a significant impact

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Female, QWAFL

Oceania Cup Preview and Teams

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Next week, the south Pacific’s best and most promising young footballers from four different teams will all converge on Suva’s Albert Park for the 2018 Under 15 Youth Oceania Cup. Defending champions Fiji will be eager

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, South Pacific

Curran’s role in Lions’ Academy success

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au In nine years Luke Curran has seen the Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy program go from a computer and a bag of footballs to producing some of the most exciting products of the game. Stars

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AFL Queensland approves Beastwear an on field apparel license

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland has today announced the signing of Beastwear as an on-field apparel provider until the end of the 2019 season. This will enable clubs and teams across Queensland to access Beastwear’s amazing product range and quality for

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More of the Kangaroo: Eleven thousand supporters pack Perry Park for Grand Final

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. Eleven thousand “Aussie rules” supporters pack Perry Park to see Mayne take on Kedron in the

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Queensland talent taken in AFL Draft

By AFLQ Media Southport premiership star Tom Wilkinson’s dominant season has ended with the small forward selected by North Melbourne in the NAB AFL Rookie Draft on Friday evening. The 22-year-old Victorian caught the attention of the Kangaroos off the

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Representative football returns to QAFL fixture in 2019

Today AFL Queensland announced that representative football will return to the QAFL fixture for the first time in two years. A QAFL representative team will host a side from the Adelaide Football League on Saturday 8 June, 2019. AFL Queensland

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Gympies Cats to join QFA Division 3 in 2019

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland have today announced the Gympie Cats as the final addition to the QFA Division 3 competition for season 2019. The Cats will join the Jindalee Jaguars in making Division 3 a ten-team competition. The Gympie

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2018 AFL Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of the 2018 NAB AFL Draft next week, which commences next Thursday and continues over to Friday, we’ve previewed the best male footballers who could find themselves on an AFL list. With two teams in

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, Talent

Coaching: Level 2 Coaching Course Announcements

With season 2019 fast approaching, AFL Queensland has received plenty of interest regarding the Level 2 Senior Coaching Course at Aspley’s Graham Road Oval facility on November 17. Given the enormity of applicants registered for the course ahead of this

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Coaching, Featured News, Mackay

More of the Kangaroo: 1985 – The Sharks and Tigers play one of the great QAFL Grand Finals

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. The inclusion of a Queensland-based team in a national competition came one step closer to fruition

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Somerset College dominate 2018 APS Grand Final Day

By Ant Wingard Somerset College have capped off a remarkable day on the Gold Coast after the side dominated APS Grand Final day at Metricon Stadium. Across the day’s slate of four games, the Spartans claimed top honours in all

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Schools

Ten Queenslanders named in 2019 AFL Women’s Academy

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Ten Queenslanders have taken the next step towards a spot on an AFL Women’s list after being announced in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for season 2019. Remarkably, eight of the players selected from the sunshine

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, QWAFL

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