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Baker to make AFL debut

By Peter Blucher Former Aspley speedster Oskar Baker will make a fairytale AFL debut in Perth tonight to deliver on a promise to his late mother. Baker, eight days short of his 21st birthday and four days off the second

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QAFL representative squad announced

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 42-man QAFL representative squad ahead of their State Representative Match against the Adelaide Footy League in June. The QAFL side will compete against the Adelaide Footy League as part of a QAFL-NEAFL

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Brisbane Long Walk Registrations now open

By Alice Barker 15 years ago, Essendon champion Michael Long set out from his home in Melbourne with the task of walking over 650 kilometres to Parliament House in Canberra. Long had one thing on his mind, to rid the

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Eight Queenslanders to participate in the World Team and Flying Boomerangs programs

By Alice Barker Eight young Queenslanders have been selected to participate in the 2019 World Team and the Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs programs that will commence next month. These annual programs target motivated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as well

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2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy squad announced

By Ant Wingard & Larissa Mouttou AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the squad for the 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy. The 33-player squad will compete in two games against West Australia in Perth next

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Wynnum Vikings to receive upgrade

By Larissa Mouttou Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, this week announced that a re-elected LNP Government would provide $580,000 for Wynnum Vikings AFL Club to build and upgrade female amenities at the Bayside sporting club. Wynnum Vikings AFC, established

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Queensland’s best talent to head to Sunshine Coast

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council today announced a major partnership which will see the Sunshine Coast host the AFL Queensland State Talent Championships, AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals and AFL Queensland State Conference until 2021. Dean Warren, AFL

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16 Queenslanders named in extended Allies Squad

By AFLQ Media The AFL has today announced the extended squad of 50 players for the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies that will compete at the NAB Under-18 National Championships later this year. Eight players from the Gold Coast

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Gallery: Gold Coast v Sunshine Coast Inclusion Trials

Last Sunday, May 5, participants from the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast competed in an Inclusion game at Southpine Sports Complex.  Images have been supplied by Sue-Anne Tyrell.   

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AFL Queensland helps launch Young Emerging African Leaders Program

By Ant Wingard Over a dozen young, African women will have the opportunity to develop their leadership and life skills through the joint Young Emerging African Leaders Program (YEAL). AFL Queensland has partnered with the South Brisbane District Police, Yeronga

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Queensland Under 16 Representative team announced

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 16 Representative team who will play in the NAB Under 16 National Championships. The team will compete at the National Championships across June and July with games played

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Gallery: Community Umpire Round

Images from Community Umpire Round which took place from Monday April 29 to Sunday May 7. Community Umpire Round celebrates the contribution of umpires to our game with the aim of encouraging people from all backgrounds to be involved in

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More than a dozen Queensland footballers nominate for mid-season rookie draft

By Ant Wingard Over a dozen Queensland footballers could land on an AFL team’s list after nominating for the upcoming mid-season rookie draft. As first reported by afl.com.au’s Marc McGowan, 16 players from the Sunshine State have nominated for the

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Full QW Winter Series fixture announced

By AFLQ Media Image: David Layden Photography AFL Queensland today announced that Metricon Stadium and the Gabba will host the remaining two 2019 QW Winter Series matches. Three matches will be held from May to July between the two Queensland sides,

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Community Umpire Round: BJ Workman hangs up the whistle

By Alice Barker One of AFL Queensland’s most dedicated community umpires, BJ Workman, is set to hang up the whistle this week following a decades-long career in the green. With Workman scheduled for surgery this week after recurring neck injuries

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QAFL Grand Final to be held at Metricon Stadium

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that the 2019 QAFL Grand Final will be held at Metricon Stadium on Saturday 14 September. AFL Queensland CEO, Dean Warren, said Metricon Stadium provided a great opportunity for our premier men’s competition

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SUNS and Lions ready for ‘fierce’ QClash

By Alice Barker The Brisbane Lions will head down the highway to meet the Gold Coast SUNS for QClash 17 this weekend at Metricon Stadium, with the contest potentially the most important yet given the standing of both teams in

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AFL Queensland celebrates ANZAC Round this weekend

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland, along with its clubs and competitions, hold ANZAC Day close to their heart and will commemorate ANZAC Round this weekend, April 24 to 28. ANZAC Round aims to recognise and remember all Australians and New

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New-look McCarthy Homes Oval opened

By Ant Wingard McCarthy Homes Oval has been given a new lease on life following a major renovation of the playing surface. The Chelmer venue, home of the Sherwood and Western Magpies Football Clubs, was significantly affected by the 2011

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‘Biggest crowd since Fev’ set for Easter Thursday blockbuster

By Alice Barker It’s been seven years since the Brisbane Lions played in the Easter Thursday primetime spot and are set to take on Collingwood at their home ground in Brisbane. The Lions have kicked off their season with a

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Queensland teams in the top eight for the first time ever

By Alice Barker Queensland’s AFL teams, the Brisbane Lions and the Gold Coast SUNS, are proving predictors wrong this season as both teams have made their way inside the top eight for the first time in history. The result following

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Preuss shines in Melbourne debut

By Peter Blucher He had waited 599 days, made a controversial decision to swap clubs that was widely questioned in the media, and spent the first three weeks of the season among the emergencies, but Brayden Preuss was all smiles

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AFLW sign and trade period: How it works

The AFL Women’s Sign and Trade Period commenced on Monday, April 8. In just the three days since the player movement window opened, there’s already been a flurry of changes across the competition. Queenslander Katie Brennan headlines the completed moves

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Round 1 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Nathan Colenso

By Terry Wilson A sterling debut at top level has earned Morningside teenager Nathan Colenso the Round 1 Rising Star nomination. The 17-year-old found himself matched up against Labrador star Wayde Mills as a half-forward in the season opener at

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SUNS claim victory in NAB League QClash

By Alice Barker The first QClash was played at Yeronga over the weekend between the Gold Coast SUNS and the Brisbane Lions U18’s Men’s Academies. The SUNS came away with a comfortable 10.10 (70) to 5.12 (42) win as the

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Aspley dominate in debut: QAFLW Round 1 Review

By Ant Wingard Bond University v Yeronga Bond University captain Molly Ritson produced a best on ground performance in her first competitive football game in 18 months in the Bullsharks’ narrow six-point loss to Yeronga South Brisbane. Ritson, who was

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Queensland teams win back to back for the first time ever

By Peter Blucher Eric Hipwood and Alex Sexton awoke this morning as poster boys of a special weekend in Queensland football history. Hipwood kicked an equal career-best six goals as the Brisbane Lions beat Port Adelaide by 17 points at

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AFL Queensland says no to Racism

AFL Queensland oversees over 260,000 participants playing at all levels of football from our introductory NAB AFL Auskick programs all the way through to AFL Masters. We are the custodians of our game over 13 Regions, 24 Leagues and 159

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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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