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Will Martyn to make his AFL debut for Richmond

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Thirty-three years after he was crowned the king of Queensland football Andrew Martyn is set to enjoy an even greater thrill when he watches his son make his AFL debut on Friday night. Will Martyn, a

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NAB AFL Auskickers ‘Grill’ McLachlan

By AFL Media. It’s that time of year again… tell the kids to lace up their boots and get a drink bottle ready, the 2021 NAB AFL Auskick season has commenced nationwide. For some Queensland kids, the season has already

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Adam from Kedron Lions AFC NAB AFL Auskick Program. He is a first year Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job on the northside ensuring her Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for all

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Get voting: Lions and SUNS players named in the 22under22 squad

AFL Players’ Association’s AFLW 22Under22 squad has been announced with a host of Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS players on the list. To be eligible for selection, players must be aged 22 years or under for the entirety of

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AFL Queensland statement – Vale Paul ‘Fowlesy’ Fowles

AFL Queensland wishes to express its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Paul Fowles following his sudden passing on Friday. Paul is survived by wife Melissa and sons Bryce and Brendan.    Paul or ‘Fowlesy’ as he was

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Lions to host Collingwood in AFLW Preliminary Final

By AFL Media The fixture for Week Two of the 2021 NAB AFL Women’s Finals Series has been revealed, with Preliminary Finals to be hosted at Adelaide Oval and The Gabba next Saturday, April 10. Each winning a Qualifying Final

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Noosa – 2021 QAFL season look ahead

Noosa will be eager to make their presence felt when they host Wilston Grange at Rococo Oval in today’s Easter Saturday clash, which will launch the 2021 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) competition. After appearing in the last four Division

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Wilston Grange – 2021 QAFL Season look ahead

Could this be the year Wilston Grange break their 47-year senior finals drought? Off-season activity certainly leads to positive vibes at Hickey Park with Head Coach Brent Moloney back for another season, a minimum number of changes to the playing

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Tina from Bakers Creek AFC NAB AFL Auskick Program. She is a first year Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job up north ensuring her Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for all your

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AFL greats coaching in this year’s QAFL

With an astounding 834 professional games between them, five former AFL players will go head to head in this year’s Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL). As Head Coaches, Craig O’Brien, Nick Malceski, Tony Lynn, Brent Moloney and Adrian Fletcher bring

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Kick after the siren – Tigers take the title in a nail biter

The Toowoomba Tigers finished the AFL Queensland Darling Downs Under 17 girls season with a thrilling 5.10 (40) to 6.3 (39) defeat of Downlands College in last Saturday’s grand final at Kratzke Oval. After trailing all match Tigers player Christina

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Queenslanders named in the AFLW All-Australian Team

The AFL Women’s All-Australian selection panel has confirmed the 40-person squad that is in contention for selection for the 2021 AFL Women’s All-Australian Team. A final team of 21 players including a captain and vice-captain will be announced at the

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AFL launches first dedicated program for junior coaches

For the first time coaches of junior footballers aged 7-12 can access a dedicated program of resources, with the AFL launching its Junior Coaching Curriculum.  The comprehensive program has been designed by industry experts to support coaches of young girls

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Who’s who coming through the Queensland ranks

We spoke with Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS Academy teams to compile the list of the top talent coming through the Queensland ranks: Brisbane 1. Jaspa Fletcher Club: Sherwood Son of Adrian. He plays inside, wing or forward. Possesses

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Young Lion Tahlia Hickie receives AFLW Rising Star nod

Brisbane Lions’ Tahlia Hickie has been rewarded with the Round Nine NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nomination after a consistent season of football where she has been a key player in driving the Lions to a finals appearance.     

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Toyota Good For Footy Gear Grants Program

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce 23 female community football teams have received funding for uniforms designed specifically for females through the 2021 Toyota Good for Footy Gear Grants Program. Held annually, the Toyota Good for Footy Gear Grants Program

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Paul Hunter fulfills his dream to play AFL

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Remember exactly what you were doing on Friday 27 November 2015? Paul Hunter does. And he’ll never forget it. The then Redland NEAFL ruckman, inaugural winner of the NEAFL Rising Star Award in 2014 and one

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Gold Coast SUNS host their Junior Club Draft

Thousands of aspiring junior footballers throughout Queensland have had their dreams come true following the conclusion of the annual Gold Coast SUNS Macca’s Junior Draft. The SUNS junior footy initiative has been held over the last four years and aims

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Career Opportunities: Umpire Development Trainee

AFL Queensland currently has an exciting position available for someone wanting to pursue a career in the AFL industry through AFL SportsReady. As the successful applicant, you will: • Be employed by AFL SportsReady. • Work on-site with AFL QUEENSLAND

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QFAW fixtures revealed for 2021 season

The stage is set for the 2021 Queensland Football Association Women’s (QFAW) competition with the unveiling of the division one and two fixtures. The 16 round home and away season gets underway on ANZAC weekend and will be followed by

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Courtney Hodder named Round Eight NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nominee

Brisbane Lions livewire Courtney Hodder is responsible for the highlight of the AFLW Round 8 after she spoiled a Kangaroos defender, kept her feet and snapped a goal on her right foot to seal a 15-point win over North Melbourne at

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Community heroes lace up their footy boots for annual clash

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) will battle it out this weekend in the annual Emergency Services Aussie Rules clash at Sherwood Magpies AFC in Chelmer. QFES will go into this weekend match with extra

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2021 VFL Fixture Released

The AFL has today released Rounds One and Two of the 2021 VFL Premiership Season, which will see the largest second-tier football competition in Australia return to Victoria, NSW, and Queensland after a COVID-19 affected 2020 campaign.   The home-and-away

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2021 U19 NAB AFL Women’s Queensland team announced

The Queensland Under 19 Women’s squad that will compete at the 2021 NAB National U19 Championships has been named. The Championships will be held on the Gold Coast from Monday April 12th to Thursday April 15th. A final team of

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Sirens sound in unity across the nation to launch the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season

The launch of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership season was officially marked nation-wide on Wednesday with the iconic sound of the siren echoing in unison from stadiums and local grounds across the country. As a sign of celebration and togetherness,

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Young SUNS ruck Lauren Bella a NAB AFLW Rising Star nominee

Young Gold Coast SUNS ruck Lauren Bella has been rewarded for her outstanding form this season with a NAB AFLW Rising Star nomination for Round 7. Bella was dominant in the air collecting 25 hit-outs in the SUNS’ 15-point loss

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AFL Darling Downs unveils 2021 fixtures

The countdown is on until the first bounce of the 2021 AFL Darling Downs senior football seasons. Round one will officially be played on the ANZAC weekend, kicking off a 14-round home and away season. The Allied Cup, the senior

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“I feel I can do anything”

She’s already proven how tough she is, recovering from heart surgery as a nine-year-old but next week local Aussie rules player Faith Reeves will demonstrate courage of a different kind. The Helensvale State High School AFL Academy student and Pacific

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SUNS skipper makes a surprise appearance at Central QLD school

Gold Coast SUNS captain Jarrod Witts has made a virtual visit to Central Queensland’s Farnborough State School to surprise seven-year-old Finn Carton, a local Auskicker and mad SUNS supporter. The visit was part of the AAMI Community Camps, which in

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Hawks land at new home for 2021

Townsville’s University Hawks will play their home games at Riverway Stadium in 2021. The partnership between Townsville City Council and AFL Queensland provides the Hawks with the opportunity to play at a state-of-the-art ground after two decades without a permanent

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