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Veteran NEAFL pair promoted to AFL Umpire Panel

By Ant Wingard Two of Queensland’s most promising umpires will ply their trade at the elite level in 2020 following their appointment to the senior AFL umpire panel. Queensland pair Jesse Baird and Matt Bridges were promoted to the AFL

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Top news, Umpires

Eight Queenslanders named in NAB AFLW Academy

By Ant Wingard A mammoth eight Queenslanders have been named in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for 2020 as the opportunity for women’s footballers continues to grow across the state. The eight Queenslanders are headlined by versatile tall pair Maddison

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Talent, Top news

QAFLW fixture changes announced for 2020 season

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland has formally announced changes to the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season, which will see the commencement date of the competition align with the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Fixture. The start date of Queensland’s premier female

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, QWAFL, Top news

AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast

AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast A third of the AFL’s teams will descend on the Sunshine Coast for their 2020 pre-season camps, injecting at least $400,000 into the local economy. Hawthorn, GWS GIANTS, Western Bulldogs,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Facilities, Featured News, Top news

AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals Recap

By Alice Barker The AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals showcased a day of quality footy and boasted some strong rivalries from team’s across Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Rivers regions. This year’s competition has been the most successful

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, School, Schools, Top news

2020 Colts Expression of Interest

AFL Queensland are pleased to announce that the Expression of Interest process is now open for the 2020 Colts Competition. Prospective clubs are asked to review the below “2020 Colts Expression of Interest” application form, and return via email to

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, QFA, Top news

Years on from their first interaction, Belle Dawes hopes to reunite with Craig Starcevich in the AFLW ranks

By Alice Barker Belle Dawes is a force in every aspect, with her unfaltering charisma, her humble demeanor and her undeniable footy talent. It’s obvious why so many people have helped her achieve all she has; because she makes it

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Serene Watson leans on experience and leadership to realise AFLW dream

By Alice Barker When Serene Watson takes the field, she has more than just her game on her mind. The Bond University product is a natural born leader, a skill that Watson has soon come to realise could be her

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Talent, Top news

How farm and family helped Lily Postlethwaite prepare for AFLW

By Ant Wingard It probably comes as no secret that midfield dynamo Lily Postlethwaite will be among the top Queenslanders vying for selection at Tuesday’s AFLW Draft. The two-time All Australian has capped off another dominant year, putting her right

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Positivity the key for injured Dee Heslop’s AFLW dream

By Alice Barker After sustaining a shoulder injury during a training drill, Dee Heslop saw her draft hopes come crashing down. But the Yeronga South Brisbane midfielder is determined to come back fitter than ever and describes the injury as

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Talent, Top news

St Augustine’s juniors chasing AFLQ Schools Cup silverware

Matthew McInerney, The Cairns Post   An outstanding junior squad will represent St Augustine’s College, at the AFLQ Schools Cup finals this week. Find out more about the team, and how to watch the competition here  They both won junior AFL

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, School, Schools, Top news

Tarni White ready for latest challenge as ten-year AFLW dream beckons

By Ant Wingard Tarni White has always done things a little bit differently. She was the first girl to play in over 100 games for her junior club, the Wynnum Vikings and at just 16-years-old, was named named in the

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Talent, Top news

From purgatory to promise, Brehmer’s AFLW redemption has come full circle

By Ant Wingard Just twelve months ago, Georgia Brehmer fell into football purgatory. Then, the midfielder was hoping to be selected in the 2018 NAB AFLW Draft where she would fulfil her dreams of landing at an AFLW club. That

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, QWAFL, Talent, Top news

Eleven Queenslanders named in 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s footprint in the talent pathway has continued following the announcement of the 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad. Eleven Queenslanders have been named in the squad, which has expanded for the 2020 season to include 150 players

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Ryan Catholic College ready to take on state’s best in AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals

TRENT SLATTER, Townsville Bulletin   THEY’VE done the hard yards to be crowned the top teams in North Queensland and now Ryan Catholic College will challenge themselves against the state’s best at the AFL Queensland Schools Cup. The carnival kicks

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, School, Schools, Top news, Townsville

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

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

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Talent, Top news

2020 Regional Umpire Manager position within AFL Mackay

AFL Queensland is now calling for applications for the 2020 Regional Umpire Manager (RUM) position within AFL Mackay.  The Regional Umpires Managers role is considered pivotal to AFLQ objectives of establishing and maintaining appropriate umpire management practices, including recruiting, training,

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Mackay

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

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Talent, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Schools, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Finals, QAFL, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News

“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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QWAFL, Top news

“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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, QWAFL, Top news

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

Posted in AFLQ, Diversity, Featured News, QWAFA, Top news, Umpires

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