AFLW

Lutkins ready for Hickey Park return

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au On Sunday afternoon Kate Lutkins will run out at her beloved Wilston Grange home ground as a professional AFLW player for the Brisbane Lions. It will be a moment in her life that she could never

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GC SUNS secure talented trio of Academy Stars

By Thomas Beverly, Gold Coast SUNS The Gold Coast SUNS have today taken a significant step in building towards entering the AFLW competition in 2020, signing it’s three inaugural players. Under the list build rules provided to all clubs entering

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New teams to enter QAFLW and QFAW in 2019

The popularity of women’s football continues to grow following last year’s announcement of an updated South East Queensland Women’s football structure. Community clubs have embraced the changes across the five competitions. AFL Queensland Women’s Competition Manager, Joanna Main, said the

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AFLW: Lions withstand GIANTS by two-points

The Brisbane Lions’ road to a maiden 2019 AFL Women’s premiership got off to a positive start on Sunday evening, with the home side withstanding a competitive Greater Western Sydney outfit by two-points at Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex. For

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Federal Government announces new home for Lions AFLW

By AFLQ Media With just days before their Round 1 opener against the GWS Giants, the Lions AFLW team have been given a thrilling boost to the start of their season, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing that the Federal

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Frederick-Traub motivated by the pain of defeat

By Katie de Haer, AFL Players If Sabrina Frederick-Traub is sure about one thing, it’s that she wants to play without any regrets. The key forward has endured the pain of two agonising AFLW Grand Final losses, falling just six points short on

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Gisu’s Leyshon Park legend grows after AFLW win

By Ant Wingard Less than five months ago, GWS Giants speedster Delma Gisu was crowned a QAFLW champion as a member of the premiership winning Wilston Grange Gorillas at Leyshon Park. On Saturday, Gisu added another achievement to her footballing

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New look Lions already finding their feet: Arnell

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions may have fallen short in their AFL Women’s practice game against Greater Western Sydney, but the dress rehearsal was the perfect opportunity for the Lions’ next breed to find their feet at AFLW level

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AFL Queensland: Female High Performance Coach

AFL Queensland is seeking an expression of interest for a High Performance Head Coach for the Queensland State u18 team at the National Women’s U18 Championships. The primary responsibility of this role is to coach the Queensland State u18 team

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Competition for spots driving Yorston

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au Jacqui Yorston will leave everything out on the field this Saturday when she plays her first match as a Lions AFLW player. The team has their first and only practice match of the season against the

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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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Gold Coast SUNS begin AFLW build

By AFLQ Media The road to 2020 begins today for the Gold Coast SUNS with the team now officially able to prelist players for their maiden AFL Women’s season next year. The SUNS will join Richmond, St Kilda and West

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“I’m known for a bit of a pump-up speech before games” Kaslar ready to lead Lions

By Ant Wingard  Weeks after being elected the new Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s captain, Leah Kaslar is ready to lead the team into the 2019 AFLW season. Kaslar joins former skipper Emma Zielke alongside Kate Lutkins and Sam Virgo in

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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

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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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