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

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

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New coach Brent Moloney planning to lift Wilston Grange

By Terry Wilson Former 166-game AFL player Brent Moloney has identified the areas of fitness and bringing in a new culture as keys to get Wilston Grange up and firing in the QAFL. Moloney, 35, has taken over the role

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AFLQSCup 2019: State Finals to be live streamed by Courier Mail

Andrew Dawson, The Courier-Mail AFL Queensland Schools Cup State Finals starting on October 18 will be live streamed by The Courier-Mail for the first time. The historic decision will see matches from field No. 1 livestreamed across News’ sites throughout

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AFL Inclusion All-Australian squad prepares for international debut

The 2019 AFL Inclusion All-Australian squad will travel to Brisbane this week to take part in two demonstration matches as a showcase sport at the 2019 INAS Global Games. The respective squad of 26 men is made up of the top footballers

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South East Queensland Level 2 Coaching registrations open

With the 2019 football season now wound to a close, registrations are once again available for the AFL Queensland Level 2 Coaching Course. The course is available to any coaches and assistant coaches from high performance teams, community clubs, talent

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2020 Regional Umpire Manager position within AFL Darling Downs.

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

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Queensland’s Max Monaghan wins NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year!

Six-year-old Max Monaghan from Heritage Park in Queensland has been named the 2019 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday night.   Max is a passionate Sydney Swans fan who can name every

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The teams for the 2019 AFL Grand Final are in.

It’s grand final time. Everything is magnified many times over, and invariably there are big stories good and bad. Yesterday’s selection for Saturday’s premiership decider between Richmond and the GWS Giants was exactly that. It was agony in the GWS

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Queeensland Auskicker of the Year nominees prepare for Grand Final experience

By Hayley Hinze The 22 lucky NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year nominees will travel to Melbourne this week for an unforgettable three-day AFL experience. Queensland’s Lafari Vine and Max Monaghan will be amongst the young players nominated for the

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Queensland’s AFL Grand Final History

By Peter Blucher Sam Reid is set become the 25th Queenslander to play in an AFL Grand Final on Saturday. And desperately hoping to join him is teammate and would-be 26th Queensland grand final player Lachy Keeffe. It is a

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Draft combine is the ultimate measuring stick for sidelined Dee Heslop

By Ant Wingard A mid-year shoulder injury threatened to derail the draft hopes of Yeronga South Brisbane midfielder Dee Heslop but the Gold Coast SUNS Academy member is adamant of returning fitter than ever as she prepares for the NAB

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Reid’s double date as Grand Final week gets underway

By Peter Blucher Sam Reid has been spared a double bookings of epic proportions .. an AFL grand final and the birth of his first child on the same day. The 29-year-old Queenslander was faced with this freakish double last

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AFL Queensland Community Football Awards Winners Announced

Springwood’s Rowan Page has added to his decorated football resume, winning his third straight Duncanson-Todd Medal as the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup’s Best and Fairest player at the AFL Queensland Community Football Awards held at the Royal International

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Zorko to lead the charge for Queenslanders in the Brownlow Medal

By Peter Blucher Dayne Zorko has ticked a lot of boxes during an AFL career in which he’s worked tirelessly to make up for a late start. Four best & fairest awards, an All-Australian blazer and this year captaincy of

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Queenslanders vye for a spot in the AFL Grand Final

By Peter Blucher Lachy Keeffe faces an anxious week as he ponders the possibility of his greatest football moment going one step further into a grand final or turning into his biggest nightmare. Keeffe was a star in the GWS

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Revamped QFA Competition team makeup announced

AFL Queensland has formally announced the makeup of teams in the revamped QFA senior men’s competition structure for season 2020 and beyond. Following a comprehensive mid-year review of the previous competition structure, some of the notable changes of the new

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Magpies, Gorillas and Hawks to have new coaches

By Terry Wilson The dust has barely settled on a season of QAFL football but it already has been confirmed that three clubs will have new coaches in 2020. Barry O’Brien (Wilston Grange) and Jared Marsh (Sandgate) made decisions to

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Kedron run away to win QFA Division 3 Reserves Premiership

By Alice Barker The Kedron Lions rose to the occasion to beat the Wynnum Vikings by 28-points in the QFA Division 3 Reserves Grand Final at Leyson Park on Saturday. The win places the Lions at the pinnacle of the

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Inside the Demons’ den: How Surfers Paradise celebrated their Premiership win

By Terry Wilson Deelightful Surfers are new QAFL champions It was a bell-ringer of a grand final that had it all, from fierce physicality to the euphoric scenes at the full-time siren, to the emotional afterglow in the raucous Surfers

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15-goal Nickalls powers Moreton Bay to QFA Division 3 Premiership

By Alice Barker Fifteen goals from Lions spearhead Rhys Nickalls has helped Moreton Bay power to win the QFA Division 3 Premiership in a 64-point affair against Wynnum. Nickalls, who has now kicked over 100 goals on the season, booted

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Demons defy odds to break premiership drought in QAFL classic

By Ant Wingard Surfers Paradise have broken a 21-year premiership drought to rewrite the history books with a two-point win in a QAFL Grand Final classic against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Demons have been forced to wait since 1998 to

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Wilston Grange produce comeback to pip Lions in the QAFL Colts Grand Final

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange has produced a miraculous comeback to win the QAFL Colts Premiership in a thrilling five-point affair against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Gorillas trailed at every break but always loomed ominously, leaving their tile for the

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QAFL Grand Final Match Day Info

MATCH DETAILS 9.00am – QAFL Colts Grand Final Palm Beach Currumbin v Wilston Grange 11.20am – AFL Premiership Trophy Media Opportunity 11.45am – QAFL Reserves Grand Final Surfers Paradise v Palm Beach Currumbin  2.30pm – QAFL Grand Final Palm Beach

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QAFL Grand Final Preview: Palm Beach Currumbin v Surfers Paradise

By Terry Wilson 2019 QAFL Grand Final PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN v SURFERS PARADISE At Metricon Stadium, 2.30pm Saturday The match will be livestreamed here.  Ins: Palm Beach Currumbin – John Macansh. Surfers Paradise – Sam Jewell. Outs: Palm Beach Currumbin –

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Metricon Stadium | QLD Bushfire Donations

Fans attending the QAFL Grand Final between Palm Beach Currumbin and Surfers Paradise this Saturday` will be encouraged to donate to those affected by the ongoing Queensland bushfires.  Donation bins will be placed at the entrances to Gates 1 and

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Whetton wins Golden Whistle as QAFL Umpiring Panel is locked in

By Hayley Hinze After a successful season in the green, NEAFL Field umpire Samuel Whetton has received the 2019 Golden Whistle Award as well as a spot on the Senior QAFL Grand Final Panel, at this year’s Grand Final Recognition

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Lions on brink of history as they chase hat-trick of premierships

By Terry Wilson Palm Beach Currumbin will join an elite group of clubs should they beat Surfers Paradise in the QAFL grand final at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. After beating Labrador in the 2017 premiership decider at Fankhauser Reserve, then

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Utter confusion reigned the last time Surfers Paradise won a flag

By Terry Wilson The last time Surfers Paradise won a flag was against this weekend’s opponents Palm Beach Currumbin – and it all ended in utter confusion before the Demons were officially declared premiers. It was in the 1998 Gold

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J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest: Club by Club Votes

Keen to know how your team fared in the 2019 J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest counts? See the full top 10 leaderboards for each club below. J.A. Grogan Medal Broadbeach Cats Jackson Fisher – 11 (6th) Matthew

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Holman and Heather Green Medal Night Award Winner

AFL Darling Downs celebrated their ‘night of nights’ on Saturday, with the Holman and Heather Green Medal night recognising the top individuals and clubs of the senior AFL competitions. Over 120 players, partners, volunteers and club executives packed out the

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