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2024 QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup Fixture Released

With just over six weeks to go, the countdown is on to the start of the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup season with the 2024 fixture locked in.   HART Sport will return as the competition’s major sponsor for

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AFL Queensland announces inaugural Pasifika Community Event

AFL Queensland is excited to announce the inaugural Pasifika Community Event in collaboration with the AFL South Pacific Female Academy, which comprises representatives from Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Fiji, Tonga, and Vanuatu traveling to Australia. The selected squad of 30

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NAB AFL Auskickers ready to soar in ‘24!

You know the drill! It’s time to pump up your footy, throw on your favourite team colours and cut up the oranges, NAB AFL Auskick is back – and aiming for another record-breaking season. After 126,245 NAB AFL Auskickers broke

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Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash

Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on the Gold Coast. The state representative match sees some of the best players and rising stars

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Gold Coast SUNS Free Junior Clinic

AFL Queensland, in partnership with the Gold Coast SUNS, are pleased to be hosting a FREE JUNIOR CLINIC before the Gold Coast SUNS open training session on Sunday, February 25th! Take part in the clinic and join the SUNS to kick

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Pine Rivers AFC and Zillmere AFC elevated in 2024

Pine Rivers AFC and Zillmere AFC have been elevated to QFA Division 2 North Alpha Sport Premiership for the 2024 season.  Both teams have earned their promotion from the QFA Division 3 North competition after applying to be elevated to

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AFL Queensland partners with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as a Duke 4Sport Partner 

AFL Queensland has officially partnered with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as a Duke 4Sport Partner.  As an umpire, Duke of Ed Participants can tick off physical recreation, voluntary service, and skills development sections of the Duke of Ed. Richie Lyons, AFL Queensland’s

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2024 Bond University QAFLW fixture released

The 2024 Bond University QAFLW season will return on Saturday April 6, with eight teams battling for premiership glory over 14 rounds. The fixture includes three competition bye weekends, with an additional bye before the finals begin.  Last season’s home

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2024 QAFL Fixture Revealed

The countdown is on for the highly anticipated 2024 QAFL Season, which will return on Saturday April 6. Twelve clubs will vie for the 2024 premiership flag, with each team playing 18 matches across the 19 round season. The hype for AFL

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2024 AFL Community Camps

The AFL Community Camps have returned for 2024 with the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS visiting community clubs and schools across the state during January.   The Brisbane Lions will be heading to the Sunshine Coast, while the Gold

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AFL Queensland Statement

AFL Queensland is saddened after learning of the tragic passing of Brisbane Lions Academy and Sherwood JAFC player, Isaac Olver. Isaac was part of Sherwood’s Under 17 team in 2023 and prior to that, also played for Ipswich Cats and

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AFL South Pacific Hosts 12th Annual Oceania Cup  

Australian Rules football descended on Fiji when the 12th AFL Youth Oceania Cup was held in Suva from December 5 to 8, where the best and most promising male and female players from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, and Tonga

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10 Queenslanders selected at 2023 AFLW Draft

Ten Queensland community football players have had their dreams realised after being selected by an AFLW club at last night’s 2023 AFL Women’s Draft at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne. The Brisbane Lions selected five Queenslanders, the Gold Coast SUNS selected three,

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Moreton Bay & Morningside set to join Bond University QAFLW in 2025 

AFL Queensland has granted Moreton Bay Lions and Morningside Panthers provisional licences to enter the Bond University QAFLW competition in 2025.   The Moreton Bay Lions are the reigning premiers of the QFAW Division 1 competition and have a strong playing

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Vale Terry Weller

  AFL Queensland wishes to express its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Terry Weller, following his passing, aged 73. Queensland representative, dual Duncanson Medallist, and inductee into the Queensland Football Hall of Fame, Weller passed away on

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Coorparoo Football Club set to return to the QAFL in 2025

Coorparoo Football Club is set to make a triumphant return to the QAFL competition in 2025, after a 30-year absence.   AFL Queensland informed Coorparoo on Tuesday that they would receive a provisional licence to enter Queensland’s premier men’s competition

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Level 2 Coaching Accreditation Course

AFL Queensland will be hosting a Level 2 Coaching Accreditation Course on Saturday, February 17th at Bond University. Registrations are now open for all senior and junior coaches, including assistant coaches, who facilitate both male and female programs to attend

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Kevin Sheehan’s 2023 AFLW Draft top 30 prospects

AFL Talent Ambassador Kevin Sheehan has released his top 30 prospects ahead of the 2023 AFLW Draft. The list includes players from every state, with players sorted in alphabetical order and not ranked. Sheehan’s prospects do not include the players selected

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Tweed Coast and Noosa enter QFAW Division 1 in 2024

The QFAW competition is set to introduce two new teams in Division 1 in 2024. Four-time QFAW Division 2 – North Premiers Noosa, will be joining the competition, alongside back-to-back grand finalists Tweed Coast. With Noosa and Tweed Coast moving

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More coaches revealed for 2024 season

QAFL and QAFLW clubs across the competition have continued to announce coaching appointments for the 2024 season.   Palm Beach Currumbin landed David Armitage, signing the former St Kilda captain as the Senior Coach for 2024. Armitage spent 12 years with

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AFL Queensland’s Mark Browning recognised at QSport Awards

AFL Queensland State Talent Manager was awarded the Queensland Government Service to Sport award last night at the annual Queensland Sport Awards and Hall of Fame Presentation, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.  One hundred and thirty-one of a

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2023 NAB AFLW Grand Final Fever

On Sunday 3 December, the Brisbane Lions will take on North Melbourne at Ikon Park in the NAB AFLW Grand Final. This is the Brisbane Lions’ fifth AFLW grand final, with a premiership in 2021, and a heartbreaking loss in

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Brisbane Lions Academy’s Raphael Geesu named as Troy Clarke Scholar for 2023

Brisbane Lions Academy and Redland Victoria Point Sharks player Raphael Geesu, has been awarded the 2023 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after the late Brisbane Bear player and AFL Queensland Development Manager Troy Clarke.   The scholarship is designed to support a

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Nominations now open for 2024 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup

The StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup will be back and better than ever in 2024, with nominations open for primary and secondary schools today.   The state-wide schools competition, which started in 2016, soared to new heights in 2023 with a record

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QLD v TAS returns in 2024

Senior Representative football will continue in 2024 with Queensland set to take on Tasmania on the Gold Coast on Saturday June 22.   The day will see a double header of representative footy when the Queensland women look to take

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Six Queenslanders selected in the 2023 AFL Draft

The 2023 AFL Draft has come to a close with a host of Queensland talent being secured across the game.   Gold Coast SUNS Academy players Jed Walter, Ethan Read, Jake Rogers, and Will Graham were selected by the Gold Coast

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QSport Awards Nominations

AFL Queensland have been recognised with nominations in 10 categories ahead of the upcoming 2023 Queensland Sport Awards following a record-breaking season. Brisbane Lions stars Ally Anderson and Lachie Neale headline the nominations, both nominated for The Courier-Mail Channel 7

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2024 AFL National Academy squads announced

The AFL has today announced the 2024 AFL National Academy squads with five Queenslanders named.  Lilly Baker, Tara Harrington and Havana Harris were named in the National Academy Girls Squad, and Leonardo Lombard and Sam Marshall named in the National

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NAB AFL Superkick is here!

The AFL, in partnership with NAB, is proud to launch NAB AFL Superkick – an exciting new way for children to play, develop their skills, have fun and make friends in the football community. NAB AFL Superkick has been specifically

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Gold Coast SUNS AFLW – Open Training Junior Girls Clinic!

  Open Training Junior Girls Clinic! Thursday November 9 4:30pm – 5:15pm, Austworld Centre Oval Open to girls in Prep – Year 6 Parking Available: Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre We are pleased to be hosting a free clinic leading into

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