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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

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2019 AFLW Fixture

Brisbane Lions Women’s CEO Breeanna Brock commended today’s 2019 AFLW fixture announcement. In season three the Lions will again play seven regular season games, with three to be hosted at home. Brock said the team cannot wait for the season

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Queensland umpires named for 2019 AFLW season

By Ant Wingard Some of Queensland’s top umpires have been named in the 2019 AFL Women’s officiating panel for the third instalment of the competition early next season. The Queensland panel was confirmed on Tuesday and includes experienced field pair

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“It’s like a little family”: Kings’ footy factory produces four AFLW Draftees

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Coorparoo have once again proved why they are south east Queensland’s own football factory after the Brisbane-based club produced four draftees at Tuesday’s 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Draft in Victoria. The Kings were responsible for half

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Yorston’s AFLW dream comes true as draft wait ends with minutes to go

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The future of All Australian midfielder Jacqueline Yorston in the AFL Women’s competition was almost over before it had even begun. Yorston was considered among the most promising prospects emerging from the Queensland talent pool but

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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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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

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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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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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AFLW the ultimate dream for Jacqueline Yorston after historic 2018 season

By Sophie Wheeler Despite being a life-long Collingwood fan, running out with the Brisbane Lions for the 2019 AFL Women’s season is the “ultimate dream” for 17-year-old Jacqueline Yorston. Last week, Yorston joined fellow Queenslanders Natalie Grider and Lauren Bella

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One thousand kilometres away from home, Bella eyes off new home in AFLW

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard At just 17, Bond University ruckman Lauren Bella possesses maturity well beyond her years. Currently, she’s one of three Queenslanders competing at the NAB AFLW Draft Combine at Marvel Stadium but Bella’s life in the sporting

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AFLW the next chapter in Grider’s Collingwood connection

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Football wouldn’t mean as much as it does today for AFL Women’s Draft hopeful Natalie Grider if it wasn’t for long-time teammate Gabby Collingwood. The pair’s journey spans back several years and is set to reignite later

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GC SUNS Women to play games in Mackay

By Thomas Beverly, Gold Coast SUNS The Gold Coast SUNS are pleased to announce a new destination partnership for our Women’s AFL Football program with the Mackay Regional Council. The four-year partnership will see the SUNS Women’s team play a

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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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Record six Queenslanders named in the AFLW All Australian team

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard The future is bright for female football in Queensland. Last night, six Queenslanders were awarded an All Australian guernsey after starring in the maroon at the NAB AFL Women’s U18 National Championships and again in the

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Talent and Rookie Search

The Brisbane Lions are on the hunt for their next AFLW star! After another competitive season the Lions are looking to go one further in their quest for a premiership in 2019! Are you the player to help them get

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Ten Queenslanders to play in NAB AFLW U18 All Australian game

By Ant Wingard Queensland will be represented healthily in the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 All Australian representative match this Friday night. In total, ten Queenslanders have been invited to participate in the clash which pits the Allies against the

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Gallery: Bond University QWAFL Grand Final

Images from the Bond University QWAFL Grand Final played between the Wilston Grange Gorillas and Coorparoo Kings. Image credit: Chris Hyde/AFL Media.  

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“It was very emotional”: Gorillas cap off dominant season with Grand Final win

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange have capped off a dominant 2018 season with a gruelling 14-point win over Coorparoo in the Grand Final to capture the club’s first ever Bond University QWAFL premiership. The Gorillas were forced to overcome an

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AFLW Stars Go Head to Head in QWAFL Finale

By Larissa Mouttou This Sunday, two of Brisbane Lions’ finest AFLW talents will fight it out for the Bond University QWAFL Premiership at Leyshon Park, Yeronga. Defensive powerhouse Kate Lutkins will pull on the red and blue for the Wilston

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Four QWAFL players nominated for NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Four Bond University QWAFL players have been nominated for the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 Draft Combine later this year ahead of the national draft in October. Bond University ruckman Lauren Bella, University of Queensland outside

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Because of Her, We Can! Ally Anderson celebrates NAIDOC Week

By Ant Wingard@AntWingard Every July across Australia, NAIDOC Week commemorates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. In 2018, NAIDOC Week carries the theme – Because of Her, We Can! to celebrate and commemorate the

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“It was the best game we’ve played in this jumper” Queensland bring the pressure in historic AFLW win

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media/Jason O’Brien On Tuesday, the Queensland Under-18 girls side made history in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s National Championships. Their nine-point victory over historical powerhouse Victoria Metro signalled the first time ever

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Queensland record first ever win over Vic Metro in NAB AFLW U18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media / Jason O’Brien Queensland has produced its first ever win over powerhouse Victoria Metro in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships, defeating the southern side by eight points at Broadbeach.

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Queensland suffer loss to Vic Country in NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

A spirited Queensland side has tasted defeat in its opening game in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships, succumbing to a strong Victoria Country side by 56-points. The Queenslanders, playing at home for the second straight year,

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Queensland name squad for NAB AFLW Under-18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Queensland Under-18 state representative side have named their 24-player squad for Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships on the Gold Coast next week. Four changes to the side have been made from

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Ball transition a highlight in Queensland’s Under-18 losses to Western Australia

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Queensland have suffered two losses in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships in Perth last weekend, going down to a strong Western Australia side in both games. The Sunshine state lead for most of the match, kicking

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Brisbane and Gold Coast head south for a Winter Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Both the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS are set to field representative women’s sides in the inaugural AFL Women’s Winter Series in Sydney this weekend. The two Queensland sides, along with two Greater Western Sydney GIANTS

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Grand Final Preview

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Tomorrow’s AFL Women’s Grand Final concludes the Brisbane Lions’ entertaining yet unprobeable return to the promise land. Somehow, they’ve made it, and now have the opportunity to avenge last year’s defeat; secure their first piece of

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Coolangatta and Robina taste victory in Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard   Coolangatta and Robina earned themselves a slice of women’s football history at the weekend when the two clubs were crowned the inaugural Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown champions in their respective divisions. Coolangatta’s QWAFL side outlasted

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