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AFL Queensland nominated for Multicultural Queensland Month honours

AFL Queensland has been named among 23 finalists in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity. Nominated in the Minister’s Choice Category for Outstanding Engagement, AFL Queensland has demonstrated excellent engagement through the Multicultural Ambassador Program

Posted in AFL, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Mackay, Mount Isa, Multicultural, Northern Rivers, Regional, Top news

Craven praises ‘complete team effort’ after fourth straight win over NQ

By Barry Gibson This century’s reincarnation of the annual North Queensland versus South Queensland clash was run and won on the weekend, with the southerners recording their fourth consecutive win and extending their series lead to 4-2. Played in perfect

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, QFA, Regional, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Gallery: Sir Doug Nicholls Round

Across the country, Sir Doug Nicholls Round was celebrated to recognise and celebrate the contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to the game of Australian Rules football.  Here is how clubs and competitions across Queensland celebrated Sir Doug

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Indigenous, Mackay, Mount Isa, Multicultural, QAFL, QFA, QWAFL, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

AFL Queensland celebrates ANZAC Round this weekend

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland, along with its clubs and competitions, hold ANZAC Day close to their heart and will commemorate ANZAC Round this weekend, April 24 to 28. ANZAC Round aims to recognise and remember all Australians and New

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, QFA, QWAFL, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Regional footy returns in the Darling Downs, Capricornia and Mackay

By Ant Wingard Regional football will recommence this weekend as senior football across three of the state’s regions kicks off for season 2019. AFL Darling Downs In the west, an overhaul to the AFL Darling Downs Allied Pickfords Cup has

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, Regional, Top news

More of the Kangaroo: Football in Darling Downs

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, Front Page

Picnic Nines is on the horizon with registrations still open

By Ant Wingard The countdown is on for the first ever AFL Darling Downs Picnic Nines and the chance to take part is still open. In a first for the region, Toowoomba’s iconic Queens Park will play host to a

Posted in AFL 9's, AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News

Under 14 State Championships a family affair

By Ant Wingard This weekend’s 2018 AFL Queensland Under 14 and Under 17 State Championships is an important fixture on the calendar for many bidding footballers across the state, but for one family, the four-day carnival is an entire family

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Regional, Representative Football, Youth Girls

Around the Regions Finals Review

By Barry Gibson There was finals action aplenty across regional Queensland last weekend. Rain. Wind. Heat. Sunshine. Tears of joy. Tears on anguish. Big crowds. The footy had it all. The heavens opened up on the Darling Downs for their

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Front Page, Mackay, Mount Isa, Northern Rivers, Regional, Townsville

Around the Regions Finals Preview: Week 4

By Isaac Hay Darling Downs USQ Cougars vs Goondiwindi Hawks Saturday, September 8, 2018 Rockville Oval The Allied Pickford Cup Grand Final will see the University of South Queensland Cougars host the Goondiwindi Hawks this Saturday at Rockville Oval. The

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Regional

Around the Reigons: Finals Recap Week 3

By Sophie Wheeler Image: Sharon Wodward AFL Wide Bay Hervey Bay Bombers vs Bay Power Saturday 25th of August 2018 3:00pm, Brothers AFL Complex Hervey Bay Bombers 16.12.108 defeated Bay Power 7.8.50 The Hervey Bay Bombers have secured the final

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Front Page, Regional

Around the Regions: Finals Preview

By Isaac Hey Image: Brian Cassidy AFL Capricornia Glenmore Bulls vs Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints Saturday, August 25th, 2018 Stenlake Park, 3:45pm The Glenmore Bulls are set to host the Boyne Island Tannum Saints in a heated preliminary contest this

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Front Page, Regional

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