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Register for the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program

Budding footballers will have the opportunity to hone their craft with some of Queensland’s top developmental coaches with the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program set to kick off in the new year. Registrations for programs in three Brisbane Lions

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Winning flags is Watts it’s all about

By Terry Wilson Highly decorated left-footer Clint Watts knows what it takes to win senior premierships – after all he won seven of them as a player. Now, after completing his apprenticeship on the other side of the football fence,

Posted in Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL

Whetton’s stellar debut season paves the way for further umpiring success

By Justin Lillecrapp 2018 has been a whirlwind year for AFL field umpire Alex Whetton after being selected on the AFL list in February. Whetton was an umpiring prodigy from an early age, debuting in the NEAFL at 17. His

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Two-time Premiership coach Chad Owens leaves the Lions’ den

By Terry Wilson QAFL premiers Palm Beach Currumbin are looking for a new coach following the surprise news that dual premiership coach Chad Owens is departing Salk Oval. Owens has confirmed he is taking up an offer to be an

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More of the Kangaroo: The Beginnings of Women’s Football

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

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2019 QAFL Fixture Released

By AFLQ Media  Good Friday football headlines a host of new and returning marquee games next season after the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League fixture was released today. In a competition first, Wilston Grange will host the Western Magpies on

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Gold Coast SUNS NAB AFL Auskick Party

Images from the NAB AFL Auskick Party at Metricon Stadium on Monday, 3 December. Image Credit: AFL Queensland/Gold Coast SUNS

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Grand Final rematch headlines opening round of 2019 QAFL Fixture

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The Broadbeach Cats won’t have to wait long for redemption in 2019 after the Round 1 matches for the Queensland Australian Football League season were announced today. Palm Beach Currumbin, who claimed the QAFL premiership against the

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“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL

AFL9s on the Bay a hit despite 35 degree heat

By Ant Wingard Sweltering conditions painted the backdrop to the inaugural AFL9s on the Bay competition on Saturday, but the intimidating heat failed to detract on what is being hailed as a success. The mercury reached as high as 35

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IDPWD: Brad Lawrence

All over the world, December 3 is recognised International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) aimed at celebrating the achievements and contributions of people with a mental or physical disability. To celebrate IDPWD, we took a look at some of

Posted in Diversity, Featured News

AFL Queensland statement: Park Ridge

The Park Ridge AFC lodged a formal request to remain in the QFA Division 2 competition in 2019 due to concerns regarding player availability, list depth and the club’s sustainability. AFL Queensland met with the Club to discuss their concerns

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More of the Kangaroo: Bundaberg-Wide Bay – the early years

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

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NEAFL Fixture: Queensland’s best games

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Earlier today, the North Eastern Australian Football League Fixture was announced for season 2019. With five of the competition’s teams calling the Sunshine State home, we had a look at ten of the best matchups on

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Southport’s Alan Mackenzie acknowledged with Service to Sport Award

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Southport Football Club President Alan Mackenzie was last night acknowledged for his contribution to Australian Rules Football in Queensland at the 24th Annual Queensland Sports Awards. Dr Mackenzie was one of three recipients to be awarded

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AFL Queensland appoints new State Female Talent Manager

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of Kath Newman as the new State Female Talent Manager. Since late 2012, Newman has held the position of AFL Queensland Regional Manager- Townsville where she had a significant impact

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Oceania Cup Preview and Teams

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Next week, the south Pacific’s best and most promising young footballers from four different teams will all converge on Suva’s Albert Park for the 2018 Under 15 Youth Oceania Cup. Defending champions Fiji will be eager

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Curran’s role in Lions’ Academy success

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au In nine years Luke Curran has seen the Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy program go from a computer and a bag of footballs to producing some of the most exciting products of the game. Stars

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Ryan Catholic College announce football program for 2019

By AFLQ Media Australian rules football will take centre stage at Ryan Catholic College in 2019 after the school announced a new footballing program for the new 2019 school year. The Townsville based school has long enjoyed on field success

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AFL Queensland approves Beastwear an on field apparel license

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland has today announced the signing of Beastwear as an on-field apparel provider until the end of the 2019 season. This will enable clubs and teams across Queensland to access Beastwear’s amazing product range and quality for

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More of the Kangaroo: Eleven thousand supporters pack Perry Park for Grand Final

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. Eleven thousand “Aussie rules” supporters pack Perry Park to see Mayne take on Kedron in the

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Queensland talent taken in AFL Draft

By AFLQ Media Southport premiership star Tom Wilkinson’s dominant season has ended with the small forward selected by North Melbourne in the NAB AFL Rookie Draft on Friday evening. The 22-year-old Victorian caught the attention of the Kangaroos off the

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Representative football returns to QAFL fixture in 2019

Today AFL Queensland announced that representative football will return to the QAFL fixture for the first time in two years. A QAFL representative team will host a side from the Adelaide Football League on Saturday 8 June, 2019. AFL Queensland

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Gympies Cats to join QFA Division 3 in 2019

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland have today announced the Gympie Cats as the final addition to the QFA Division 3 competition for season 2019. The Cats will join the Jindalee Jaguars in making Division 3 a ten-team competition. The Gympie

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2018 AFL Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of the 2018 NAB AFL Draft next week, which commences next Thursday and continues over to Friday, we’ve previewed the best male footballers who could find themselves on an AFL list. With two teams in

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Coaching: Level 2 Coaching Course Announcements

With season 2019 fast approaching, AFL Queensland has received plenty of interest regarding the Level 2 Senior Coaching Course at Aspley’s Graham Road Oval facility on November 17. Given the enormity of applicants registered for the course ahead of this

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More of the Kangaroo: 1985 – The Sharks and Tigers play one of the great QAFL Grand Finals

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. The inclusion of a Queensland-based team in a national competition came one step closer to fruition

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Somerset College dominate 2018 APS Grand Final Day

By Ant Wingard Somerset College have capped off a remarkable day on the Gold Coast after the side dominated APS Grand Final day at Metricon Stadium. Across the day’s slate of four games, the Spartans claimed top honours in all

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Schools

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

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, QWAFL

More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland

Despite commonly held misconceptions, Australian rules football has been played in Queensland for a long time. Over 150 years ago, the first Brisbane Football Club was formed and since then, Australian rules football has been played in the sunshine state

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