Club Management

2016 QAFL Preview: UQ

It’s that time of year again, when the spotlight shines on the home and away season. First up in this years QAFL preview is UQ. After charging home late in 2015, the Red Lions will be hoping that momentum continues

Posted in Featured News, Pre Season, QAFL, SEQ Community Football

Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup week 2 fixture

AFL Queensland today announced the week two fixture for the Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup. Sixteen teams across four pools remain after the first week of games, who all will be playing for a sport in the grand final this week.

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Tuesday Talking Points

Race against the clock The Queensland Women’s Academy went through their final pre-season test on Wednesday night, and Selina Goodman lit up the track. Just before the stopwatches were put away for the year, she ran the 2k-time trial in

Posted in Coaching, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, Queensland U18 State Academy, SEQ Community Football, Volunteers

Lions give back at pre-season camp

Footy camps are aimed at bringing a group together, having a laugh and fine tuning the teams fitness levels before the start of the season. The Moreton Bay Lions ticked every one of those boxes, but they did it without

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Pre-Season Wrap: Week 1

Week one of the Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup is done and dusted. Thirty-two teams have now become 16, as each of today’s winners will next week play off for a spot in the grand final. Here are the talking points

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Pre-Season Preview: Week 1

Three of the sweetest words you will hear this March; footy is back. The Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup kicks off tomorrow, Saturday March 5, with week one of the three-week series. There are four pools, 16 games and 32 teams,

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Pre-Season Cup kicks off Saturday

Senior men’s footy is back this weekend, and it comes in the form of the Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup. The three-week knockout event, starting on Saturday March 5, will be played throughout South-East Queensland. 32 teams from the QAFL, QFA

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Tuesday Talking Points

The dozen 2015 saw 11 Queenslanders drafted into the AFL, but just when we thought it was over, another one popped up. Last week, Sam Michael was announced as Essendon’s final top up player for the 2016 season, meaning 12

Posted in AFL, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, QWAFL, SEQ Community Football

Tuesday Talking Points

Sunshine state boys on show There was an abundance of home grown talent in Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS NAB Challenge match at Burpengary on Sunday, but the most exciting part was the debuts of Eric Hipwood, Ben Keays,

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, SEQ Community Football

Burpengary puts on a QLD footy show

Nearly 4000 fans packed into the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex on Sunday for a Queensland football showcase. Hot and blustery conditions certainly didn’t impact the atmosphere of the day, played on a Burpengary deck that would rival anywhere in

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, Multicultural, Pre Season, SEQ Community Football, Youth Girls

Tuesday Talking Points

Browny to lead again If it ain’t broke (and it certainly isn’t), why fix it? Caleb Brown has been announced as skipper for the Mayne Tigers for a fifth consecutive year. When you look back at Brown’s record of the

Posted in AFL, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, QAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, QWAFA, SEQ Community Football, Volunteers

Burpengary primed for QLD footy showcase

Queensland football will take centre stage at this Sunday’s Lions and Suns NAB Challenge match at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex. The main event will be the all Queensland NAB Challenge game between the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, Regional, SEQ Community Football, Youth Girls

Queenslanders in the NAB Challenge mix

It’s only 10 days until the first Queensland NAB Challenge game at Burpengary between the Lions and SUNS, so we had a look at which up and coming Queenslanders are in the mix for a game. While no games are

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, Pre Season

AlphaSport 2016 Club Rewards

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Posted in Club Management, Featured News, Front Page, Pre Season

National Coaching Course schedule released

The schedule for the 2016 AFL National Coaching Conference has been released, and it’s first class. The three-day event, from February 5-7, will be held at Domain Stadium, Perth, and is open to all coaches. The presenters include National Academy

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AFLQ Flash Footy to debut in Feb

AFL Queensland today announced a new South East Queensland female football tournament to debut in February this year. The AFLQ Flash Footy Tournament is a one-day, multiple match, fast paced, modified game that caters for women of all skill levels.

Posted in Featured News, Female, Pre Season, QWAFA, QWAFL, SEQ Community Football, Youth Girls

Tuesday Talking Points

2016 is no longer a thought, it’s a reality, and that’s exciting. Here’s just a taste of what you’ve got to look forward to this year in Queensland footy.   Pre-season Have you sat around this summer, reflecting on 2015,

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, NAB AFL Draft, Pre Season, QAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, QWAFA, QWAFL, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent

QAFL and Pre-Season Cup fixtures released

Fans will only have to wait until round 3 next year for the 2015 grand final rematch between Labrador and Morningside, one of the many highlights of the 2016 QAFL fixture released today. While 79 of the 90 home and

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MacDonald-Camden heads good news at Grange

At just 20-years-old, Marcus MacDonald-Camden has put the boots into storage, and taken the leap into the senior coach ranks taking over as the Wilston Grange QWAFL coach for 2016. For MacDonald-Camden, his coaching passion is fostered from his love

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Tuesday Talking Points

Every second counts Our Queensland draftees had no time to sit back, kick their feet up, and enjoy their good news over the last week; it was straight to business. As soon as Corey Wagner landed in Melbourne he was

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AFL Queensland official suppliers announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 2016 and 2017 licensed apparel suppliers. Each of the six suppliers underwent a comprehensive tender process to ensure their ability to service the needs of Queensland clubs. The suppliers and key contacts are

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New Junior Football Department for AFLQ

AFL Queensland today announced structural changes to the organisation that have seen the introduction of a dedicated junior football department. The new AFL Queensland Junior Football Department is responsible for the administration of AFL Brisbane Juniors, AFL Gold Coast Juniors

Posted in AFLQ, Club Management, Featured News, Front Page

Maryborough Bears drive away with 100k

Marborough Bears AFC has been given a massive boost with $100,000 donated by Holden to the club. The Bears beat about 1600 entries in the Holden Home Grown Advantage Community Grants program. Yesterday the once-struggling club became the first recipient of

Posted in Club Management, Facilities, Featured News, Front Page

QAFL on track with facilities upgrades

With the community football seasons now underway, AFL Queensland staff have been busy visiting club venues across Queensland and the Northern Rivers to assess the condition of their facilities and ovals as part of our annual Football Facilities Audit. Several

Posted in Club Management, Facilities, Featured News, Front Page

Friday Forecast Round 4

MATCH OF THE ROUNDMT GRAVATT vs. SURFERS PARADISE Sunday May 3, 2:00pm – Dittmer ParkLive blog from 1.30pm Sunday   It’s a bit early to be drawing a line in the sand, but boy is this game important. Both these

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Value of a community club

The AFL has released  research into the Value of a Community Football Club. The research was commissioned by AFL Victoria and was undertaken independent of the AFL by the Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University. The

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Scott to headline level 2 coaching course

By Byron Parish

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Funding boost for Gorillas facility

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for families who use sporting facilities in Brisbane’s inner northern suburbs following initial approval of a major project by the Queensland Government. Get Playing Plus is part of the Government’s strong plan

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Saints reach Quality Club bronze

By Grant Hitzman

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North Lakes achieves Quality Club Silver

North Lakes JAFC achieves silver Quality Club accreditation.

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