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Female Wellbeing Manager Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a Female Wellbeing Academy Manager – AFLW.   The AFL Queensland Female Well-being Manager has the responsibility of implementing individualised programs and initiatives in the areas of wellbeing, mental health, personal development and off-field career

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U18 Coaching Position – State Female Academy Coach

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Female Academy Coach. The AFL Queensland Female High-Performance Coach has the responsibility of identifying and developing the best female talent in Queensland in collaboration with the AFLW Clubs and their Talent Academies,

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Veteran NEAFL pair promoted to AFL Umpire Panel

By Ant Wingard Two of Queensland’s most promising umpires will ply their trade at the elite level in 2020 following their appointment to the senior AFL umpire panel. Queensland pair Jesse Baird and Matt Bridges were promoted to the AFL

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Eight Queenslanders named in NAB AFLW Academy

By Ant Wingard A mammoth eight Queenslanders have been named in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for 2020 as the opportunity for women’s footballers continues to grow across the state. The eight Queenslanders are headlined by versatile tall pair Maddison

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QAFLW fixture changes announced for 2020 season

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland has formally announced changes to the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season, which will see the commencement date of the competition align with the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Fixture. The start date of Queensland’s premier female

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AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast

AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast A third of the AFL’s teams will descend on the Sunshine Coast for their 2020 pre-season camps, injecting at least $400,000 into the local economy. Hawthorn, GWS GIANTS, Western Bulldogs,

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“It was fantastic” AFL Umpires make the most of Byron Bay experience

By Ant Wingard Current AFL-listed umpire Alex Whetton has lauded the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational as the perfect way to roll into preseason training and highlighted the standard of Quensland umpiring at the Cavanbah Centre in Byron Bay. Whetton (27

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New champions crowned at Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational

A star-studded Emus side rose to the top of the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational last weekend to blitz the field as win the Masters Max Grand Final. The Emus, which featured a plethora of former AFL players including Nathan Bock,

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Anthony McDonald is the new man at the Magpies

By Terry Wilson The Western Magpies have elected to go with a man with close ties to the club with their decision to appoint Anthony McDonald as head coach for the 2020 QAFL season. McDonald, 49, was given the nod

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Registration Open for Umpiring 2020

GET PAID to get Fit! GET PAID to have Fun! GET PAID to make Friends! Jump on board to see a different side of our game. Registrations to umpire in the 2020 season have officially opened. For all junior competitions

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2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season Fixture revealed

Put these matches in your calendar! Prime time football has well and truly returned to The Gabba with the Lions set to host two Thursday night and two Friday night blockbusters in 2020. Collingwood will travel to The Gabba for

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Gorillas lock in former Footscray forward as QAFLW coach in 2020

By Ant Wingard The second of the QAFLW coaching dominoes has fallen with Wilston Grange unveiling former Adelaide and Footscray forward Barry Standfield as their senior coach for the 2020 season. Standfield will assume duties following the departure of Rod

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2020 AFLW fixture and conferences revealed

By Sarah Black, AFLW IT’S A FAMILIAR season opener with a twist. Richmond and Carlton, who traditionally open the AFL season, will kick off the 2020 NAB AFLW season at Ikon Park on Friday, February 7. FULL FIXTURE Where and when

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2020 Marsh Community Series

Riley Beveridge, AFL Media The Brisbane Lions men’s 2020 campaign will start with two Marsh Community Series matches against Port Adelaide and Carlton. The 2020 Lions will host the Power on Sunday 23 February at 3:10pm AEST at the Moreton

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AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals Recap

By Alice Barker The AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals showcased a day of quality footy and boasted some strong rivalries from team’s across Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Rivers regions. This year’s competition has been the most successful

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, School, Schools, Top news

Women’s coaching icon unveiled as Coolangatta Tweed QAFLW coach

By Ant Wingard Image: David Layden Photography The Coolangatta Bluebirds have unveiled one of women’s football’s most revered figures as their head coach for the next two QAFLW seasons. Nicole Graves, who boasts an extensive football resume spanning multiple states,

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2020 Colts Expression of Interest

AFL Queensland are pleased to announce that the Expression of Interest process is now open for the 2020 Colts Competition. Prospective clubs are asked to review the below “2020 Colts Expression of Interest” application form, and return via email to

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AFLW Draft Recap: 14 Queenslanders selected

By Ant Wingard A plethora of Queensland’s most promising footballers have made their way onto the AFLW stage after a mammoth 14 players were selected in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft, held at the Melbourne Showgrounds this morning. The catalogue

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Years on from their first interaction, Belle Dawes hopes to reunite with Craig Starcevich in the AFLW ranks

By Alice Barker Belle Dawes is a force in every aspect, with her unfaltering charisma, her humble demeanor and her undeniable footy talent. It’s obvious why so many people have helped her achieve all she has; because she makes it

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Serene Watson leans on experience and leadership to realise AFLW dream

By Alice Barker When Serene Watson takes the field, she has more than just her game on her mind. The Bond University product is a natural born leader, a skill that Watson has soon come to realise could be her

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How farm and family helped Lily Postlethwaite prepare for AFLW

By Ant Wingard It probably comes as no secret that midfield dynamo Lily Postlethwaite will be among the top Queenslanders vying for selection at Tuesday’s AFLW Draft. The two-time All Australian has capped off another dominant year, putting her right

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Marymount Primary School to make maiden AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals appearance

Tom Boswell, @TomBoswellGCB, Gold Coast Bulletin   MARYMOUNT Primary School are set to make their maiden appearance in the AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals and they are determined not to just make up the numbers. The school will play in

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Positivity the key for injured Dee Heslop’s AFLW dream

By Alice Barker After sustaining a shoulder injury during a training drill, Dee Heslop saw her draft hopes come crashing down. But the Yeronga South Brisbane midfielder is determined to come back fitter than ever and describes the injury as

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St Augustine’s juniors chasing AFLQ Schools Cup silverware

Matthew McInerney, The Cairns Post   An outstanding junior squad will represent St Augustine’s College, at the AFLQ Schools Cup finals this week. Find out more about the team, and how to watch the competition here  They both won junior AFL

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Tarni White ready for latest challenge as ten-year AFLW dream beckons

By Ant Wingard Tarni White has always done things a little bit differently. She was the first girl to play in over 100 games for her junior club, the Wynnum Vikings and at just 16-years-old, was named named in the

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From purgatory to promise, Brehmer’s AFLW redemption has come full circle

By Ant Wingard Just twelve months ago, Georgia Brehmer fell into football purgatory. Then, the midfielder was hoping to be selected in the 2018 NAB AFLW Draft where she would fulfil her dreams of landing at an AFLW club. That

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Eleven Queenslanders named in 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s footprint in the talent pathway has continued following the announcement of the 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad. Eleven Queenslanders have been named in the squad, which has expanded for the 2020 season to include 150 players

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Ryan Catholic College ready to take on state’s best in AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals

TRENT SLATTER, Townsville Bulletin   THEY’VE done the hard yards to be crowned the top teams in North Queensland and now Ryan Catholic College will challenge themselves against the state’s best at the AFL Queensland Schools Cup. The carnival kicks

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, School, Schools, Top news, Townsville

2020 Regional Umpire Manager position within AFL Townsville

AFL Queensland is now calling for applications for the 2020 Regional Umpire Manager (RUM) position within AFL Townsville.  The Regional Umpires Managers role is considered pivotal to AFLQ objectives of establishing and maintaining appropriate umpire management practices, including recruiting, training,

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Townsville

2019 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part Two

By Ant Wingard The 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Draft is just around the corner and represents the next step in the football journey for so many budding female footballers. With the Gold Coast SUNS entering the competition for the first

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Talent, Top news

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