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Another achievement for women’s football in Queensland

More than 1,200 girls will lace up their footy boots this week and create history as the Queensland Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (QGSSSA) kicks off their first AFL interschool sporting competition. Spread across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast,

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QAFLW Superstars elevated to the SUNS AFLW List

The Gold Coast SUNS have added two new players to its AFLW list for the upcoming season, recruiting Queensland pair Shannon Danckert and Jacqueline Dupuy. The duo have been given a chance on the SUNS AFLW list after the Club

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Southport Sharks elevated into the Bond University QAFLW

AFL Queensland has granted the Southport Sharks Football Club a licence to compete in the 2022 Bond University QAFLW commencing in April next year. The addition of Southport will see the Queensland state league women’s competition expand to nine teams,

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SUNS launch new female coaching scholarship 

By SUNS Media. The Gold Coast SUNS have today launched an exciting new initiative aimed at developing the next crop of professional female coaches. The club is offering two scholarships to female coaches across all the SUNS talent regions of the

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Northern Rivers, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville

Homegrown hero Emma Zielke bringing the AFLW Premiership Cup to Bundaberg

With the AFLW Premiership Cup secured safely in her carry on, football superstar Emma Zielke is bound for Bundaberg, for a weekend of footy celebrations in her home town. The Premiership winning Brisbane Lions AFLW Skipper, who grew up in

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Nominations for the 2022 AFLW Community Ambassador program now open

AFL Queensland is calling for nominations for the 2022 AFLW Community Ambassador program. The AFLW Community Cup Ambassador program was established in 2021 to recognise members of the football community who have been instrumental in facilitating and nurturing the remarkable

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Capricornia, Coaching, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Mackay, Northern Rivers, Top news, Townsville

Emma Zielke name etched into Queensland football history

She’s already synonymous with women’s football in Queensland with a long and unrivalled list of achievements, and now the Emma Zielke name will forever be etched into our state’s football history with the naming of the QAFLW Best and Fairest

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Premiership winning Lions celebrate inaugural U9 girls competition

The inaugural Under 9 girls competition in South East Queensland (SEQ) has been celebrated with a gala night of Friday night footy. All Brisbane based teams came together at Coorparoo AFC to play their final round of fixtures and celebrate

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Seven Queenslanders drafted to the AFLW

In a sign of how strong female footy continues to be in the Sunshine State, AFL Queensland congratulates the seven Queenslanders who were drafted to the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS in tonight’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft. On the

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part Two

It’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft day! You can catch all of the action tonight across the AFL Women’s website and official app with coverage starting from 6:45 pm.   The Queensland pool this year is extremely strong with a handful

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Sam Virgo is leading the way for women’s coaching in Queensland

Sam Virgo has been a trailblazer for women’s football in Queensland. Part of the AFLW since its inaugural season, she played with the Brisbane Lions from 2017 – 2019, notching 15 games.   In 2020 she joined mentor David Lake

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part One

There’s only one week left until the 2021 NAB AFLW Draft, which will take place next Tuesday, July 27th.  Like 2020, the draft will be a virtual affair, with players tuning in from around the country to find out if

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Records tumble at the Queensland NAB AFL Draft Combine

Townsville’s Thuringowa Bulldogs and now Yeronga South Brisbane player, Madison Goodwin, has dominated the Queensland NAB AFLW Draft Combine, as state-based combines take place around the country. The Devils player set a new all-time record in the vertical jump, jumping

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AFL Queensland celebrates Women’s Coaching Month!

Jo Butland When there comes to female footy legends in Queensland, they don’t come much bigger, better or brighter than Jo Butland! As the AFL continues to celebrate Women’s Coaching Month, we recognise the profound impact Jo has had on

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft Combine

10 Queenslanders will take place in the 2021 NAB AFL National Draft Combine to be held across multiple locations across Australia this weekend.   While the current situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic sees variations in restrictions across the country,

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Relive the highlights from the 2021 Bond University QAFLW Grand Finals

To read about all of the action from the day, see our match reports here.

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Brisbane Lion’s Breeanna Brock to join AFLW Competition Committee

The AFL wishes to advise Brisbane Lions Head of Women’s Football Breeanna Brock and West Coast Eagles AFLW Operations and Wellbeing Manager Michelle Cowan will join the AFL Women’s Competition Committee ahead of its third meeting for 2021 today, Wednesday

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UQ claim their first QAFLW Premiership in a second half goal-kicking spree

2021 Bond University QAFLW Grand Final Match Reports and the day that was Nearly two thousand people turned out at Leyshon Park for the Bond University QAFLW Grand Finals, with thousands watching on the live stream, and all were treated

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University showdown set for 2021 QAFLW Grand Final

They’ve been the top two teams all season, Bond University and University of Queensland finishing one-two on the ladder and now the stage is set for a university showdown in Sunday’s Bond University QAFLW Premiership Final. They met two times

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Queensland’s Harmer and Levi named in All-Australian Team

Two Queenslanders have been named in the 2021 NAB AFLW U19 Championships All-Australian Team; Gold Coast’s Teagan Levi and Maggie Harmer from Maroochydore AFC on the Sunshine Coast. Both girls played their junior football on each coast; Teagan learning her

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Zillmere Vice President champions female coaches with women making up 40% of the coaching staff at the junior club

July marks the AFL’s inaugural Women’s Coaching Month, celebrating women in coaching across all levels of the game while promoting coaching as a pathway for women and girls in the football community. AFL Queensland will be shining a spotlight on

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NAB AFL and AFLW U19 Championship Games

The AFL has today confirmed that the final game of the 2021 NAB AFLW U19 Championships between Queensland and Victoria Metro will not proceed as a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country. The final game was scheduled

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AFL Launches Women’s Coaching Month

The AFL advises the month of July marks the inaugural Women’s Coaching Month, celebrating women in coaching across all levels of the game while promoting coaching as a pathway for women and girls in the football community. Women’s Coaching Month

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Premiership Lion shares skin cancer fight

By Sarah Black – AFL Media Brisbane premiership midfielder Emily Bates has spoken about her latest brush with skin cancer, sharing the message that prevention is key. The 25-year-old native Queenslander revealed on her Instagram account she had undergone another

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Roo’s v Shark’s in the QAFLW Coast Clash – as both vie for the remaining grand final spot

On Saturday, Maroochydore powered past Coorparoo (6.4-40 v 4.3-27) in the Bond University QAFLW Elimination Final, and now a win against the Bond Bullsharks is all that stands in the way of premiership glory for the Sunshine Coast side. The

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Bond University determined not to let history repeat itself

Bond University QAFLW Finals Wk 1 Preview – Bond University v University of Queensland From the first bounce of the 2021 Bond University QAFLW season, the Bond Bullsharks have proven they’re the team to beat – and up until last

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Third-placed Maroochydore to rely on young talent in do-or-die clash

Bond University QAFLW Finals Wk 1 Preview – Maroochydore v Coorparoo Maroochydore Roo’s will look to make the most of home ground advantage in this Saturday’s Elimination Final clash against Coorparoo at the Maroochydore Multisport Complex. In the two meetings

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Reward for effort for Townsville product Daisy D’Arcy

At just 18 years old, Daisy D’Arcy is one of Queensland’s most exciting young talents. After a stellar debut season in defence, playing every game for the Gold Coast SUNS, D’Arcy has put pen to paper and signed on to

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10 Queenslanders headed to 2021 NAB AFLW combine

THE AFL has today announced the 2021 NAB AFL Women’s Draft will take place at 6.45pm AEST on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The NAB AFLW Draft Nomination period will open on Monday, June 21 and close on Friday, July 9.

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Local star power gives StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup an extra kick

Some local star power was on hand at today’s StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup on the Sunshine Coast, with Brisbane Lions AFLW Premiership winning players Belle Dawes, Lily Postlethwaite and Shannon Campbell visiting the Gala Day. Belle, Lily and Shannon, who

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