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Tuesday Talking Points

BnF The Best and Fairest winners just keep on rolling in, and this time, it’s Tom Overington at Sandgate. Tommy O had a fantastic year in the green and red, becoming their most prolific ball winner through the middle, and

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‘Nothing changes’ for UQ despite new division

They might be lining up in a different division next year, but the focus is still the same for UQ. Moving from the QAFL into the QFA Division 1 for season 2017 hasn’t changed the Red Lions’ outlook, with finals

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Six community clubs given elite reward

Six Queensland grassroots clubs have celebrated off the field this year after winning exclusive AFL opportunities through 2016 thanks to the FOX FOOTY Club Rewards program. As recipients of the Bronze-tier award FOX FOOTY Club Rewards program, three QLD clubs

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West Brisbane celebrate flag 20 years on

Nearly 20 years ago to day, the West Brisbane Bulldogs broke an 18-year premiership drought to claim the 1996 QAFL Premiership. Now, they are inviting everyone involved to come and relive it. On October 8 at the Story Bridge Hotel,

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Walder and Morningside part ways

Matt Walder has stepped down from his role as Morningside Senior Coach. Following the Panthers shock loss in round 18 that saw them miss the QAFL finals, a mutual decision between club and coach was reached, and they parted ways.

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Meka steps down

Labrador Senior Coach and Football Operations Manager, Perry Meka, will vacate both roles at the end of the 2016 season. A move back with his family in Melbourne, and the opportunity to work at the elite level in the AFL

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Coaches called on for injury survey

Calling all Queensland coaches, the AFL is seeking your help. The AFL has funded researchers from the School of Human Movement and Sports Science at Federation University Australia to conduct a survey to better understand the lower limb injury prevention knowledge,

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Community coaches invited to Masterclasses

AFL Queensland, in conjunction with the Brisbane Lions and Gold Cost SUNS, are giving community football coaches an opportunity to learn from the best with their upcoming coaching Masterclasses. Both are free of charge to all accredited coaches. The Lions’

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Trewhella steps aside

Wilston Grange playing coach Matt Trewhella will step down from his coaching role at the end of the 2016 season. After a review of the clubs development process, which Trewhella was a part of, it was decided the best way

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Clarke takes over the Magpies’ top job

The Western Magpies have appointed Nathan Clarke as senior coach for the rest of 2016, following the resignation of Glenn Humphrey this week. The appointment, effective immediately, was announced to the playing group before training on Tuesday night. Clarke, a

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2016 Queensland State Team Squad Announced

AFL Queensland has announced an initial 45-man squad for the 2016 Queensland State Team, who will take on the Western Australian Amateur Football League (WAAFL) in a state representative match on June 3. The squad is made up of 41

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Youth Girls Nationals Preview

It’s just three days until the Queensland Youth Girls team play their first game of the Nationals. First up on Monday is the team that beat them in last years grand final, Victoria Metro We caught up with Female High

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Masters exhibition to curtain raise state game

AFL Queensland today announced a Masters exhibition game that will curtain-raise the Queensland vs. Western Australian Amateur Football League (WAAFL) representative clash on June 3. The Masters match, made up of players over the age of 45, will take place

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Maroochydore enter the female space with a win

Saturday was a special day for the Maroochydore Roos. For the first official time, they had a women’s team represent the club. Their Queensland Women’s Amateur Football Association (QWAFA) side marked the occasion with a win over Jindalee at home

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Tuesday Talking Points

NFL convert at Tiger Land While American Mason Cox was running around on the MCG yesterday, Labrador had their own American connection. Ex-NFL player Brandon Kaufman, who was signed by the Gold Coast SUNS as an international scholarship player earlier

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Under 18 TAC Cup Preview: Western Jets

The Queensland State Academy play their second of two TAC Cup games for 2016 tomorrow, Saturday 22 against the Western Jets at Aspley. The game will be live blogged on www.aflq-new.fspdev.com, so tune in from 10:20am for all the action.

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QAFL Wrap: Round 3

WILSTON GRANGE v. UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND Wilston Grange 5.0, 8.6, 13.8, 19.10 (124) University of Queensland 1.2, 1.3, 2.6, 3.9 (27) Wilston Grange has a love affair with Friday night footy. Last year, it was a 109-point win over Sandgate,

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2016 State Representative Coaches Named

AFL Queensland today announced the coaches for the 2016 AFL Queensland State Representative Program. Three of Queensland’s most respected coaches, John Blair, Rick Hanlon and Danny Craven will coach the three representative sides in this, the 150th year of football

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QAFL Coaches 2016 Predictions

On the eve of the 2016 season, we thought we would throw the QAFL prediction questions out to the men who live and breath it daily; the coaches. All 10 coaches had their say on who will play off in

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150 year celebrations and 2016 are go

AFL Queensland launched the 150-year celebrations of footy in Queensland and season 2016 on Wednesday night at the State Library of Queensland. Over 100 members of the Queensland football fraternity, including coaches, players, volunteers and multicultural ambassadors had the chance

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2016 QAFL Preview: Western Magpies

The Western Magpies were the surprise packet of 2015, leaping into contender status very quickly, but they aren’t done with yet. After a straight sets finals exit, the Magpies are champing at the bit to get out there and bridge

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2016 QAFL Preview: Labrador

In 2016, Labrador will go from the hunters to the hunted. There seems to be no sign of a premiership hangover from the Tigers so far though, taking out the Alpha Sport Pre-Season Cup on Saturday. Find out who Perry

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2016 QAFL Preview: Wilston Grange

The Gorillas were oh so close to making the QAFL grand final last year, going down in a prelim final to Morningside. Despite their season finishing a week early, there were plenty of positives to take from the performance of

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2016 QAFL Preview: Morningside

Seven points is all that separated Morningside from back-to-back premierships last year. You can bet your bottom dollar they will be looking to go one step better this year. New coach Matt Walder says there wont be wholesale changes around

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2016 QAFL Preview: Mt Gravatt

2015 was a tumultuous year injury wise for Mt Gravatt, but things are looking up. Senior Coach Brad Pollock is optimistic about the Vultures chances this year, stating that “the expectation is to make finals.” Find out why in the

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2016 QAFL Preview: Palm Beach Currumbin

2015 definitely left a sour taste in the mouth of Palm Beach Currumbin, and they are out for redemption this year. After injecting some mature bodies into Salk Oval over summer, Chad Owens is quietly confident the Lions will improve

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2016 QAFL Preview: Broadbeach

After a slow start in 2015, Broadbeach stormed home to make the QAFL finals. Senior Coach Brett Andrews says that start won’t happen again this year. Find out why he thinks the Cats are better placed this ear compared to

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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

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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

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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

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