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NQ triumph in the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

Two hours after they got off the plane in Cairns, South Queensland came out firing. Booting three goals and a behind in the first 15 minutes, the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep game at Cazaly’s Stadium looked like it could

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, QFA, Representative Football, Top news, Wide Bay

QAFL 2021 mid-season wrap

We’ve reached the halfway mark in another exciting QAFL season. Undefeated and eight points clear of second, Broadbeach own the top spot on the 2021 ladder, but Craig O’Brien says it’s a position he isn’t taking for granted.   The

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, Top news

10 Queenslanders headed to 2021 NAB AFLW combine

THE AFL has today announced the 2021 NAB AFL Women’s Draft will take place at 6.45pm AEST on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The NAB AFLW Draft Nomination period will open on Monday, June 21 and close on Friday, July 9.

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Cairns turns it on ahead of the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

As winter makes it’s self known across Queensland and the South East of the state shivers through a “cold snap”, North Queensland (NQ) Coach Aaron Davey hopes the tropical conditions add the finishing touches to the “strongest NQ side in

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, QFA, Regional, Representative Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

RESULTS: QSS 10-12 Years Combined AFL State Championships

After four action packed days, the 2021 Queensland School Sport (QSS) 10-12 Years Combined AFL State Championships in Cairns has wrapped up! Congratulations to our two winning regions: Girls – South Coast Boys – Sunshine Coast A special shout out

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, Mackay, Northern Rivers, Regional, School, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Statement regarding NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Game

AFL Queensland advises there has been a time change to this Saturday’s (June 12th) NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash in Cairns at Cazalys Stadium.  The game will kick off at 2:15pm.  The Tills Street Gate will be open at

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Representative Football, Top news

Brisbane Lions visit SEQ schools and club

Yesterday, over forty Brisbane Lions players visited schools and community clubs across South East Queensland. Throughout the day players got involved in training drills, NAB AFL Auskick sessions and were generous with their time taking photos and signing hundreds of

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, NAB AFL Auskick, School, Schools, SEQ Community Football, Top news

100th game for Queensland’s Sam Reid, 12 years in the making

Statistically speaking, there are three ways to look at the career of GWS Queenslander Sam Reid. But whichever way you look at it you draw the same conclusion. He’s a numeric marvel. Set to play his 100th AFL game for

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Hickey continues to dominant and other Queensland AFL Rd 12 highlights

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Tom Hickey walks the beachside streets of Sydney without attracting a second glance. With his long scruffy hair, beard and ultra-casual dress sense the 200cm giant looks right at home. And he is. Indeed, life couldn’t

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Green light for footy in the tropics, as Cairns product Charlie Dixon celebrates a milestone

Submitted by Peter Blucher. It will be a double-barrel celebration for Australian Football in Cairns this week, with locals set to enjoy a special moment for a favourite son via television on Thursday night before a live ‘party’ at Cazaly’s

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Toni from Murwillumbah Vulcans AFL Auskick Program. Toni is in her third year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job at the Vulcans ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for

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Sir Doug Nicholls Round – a lasting legacy for our game

There were moving scenes at footy grounds across the weekend with captains of our QAFL clubs exchanging Didgeridoos and at QAFLW games they exchanged Clapsticks during the coin toss.   A symbol of our community embracing not only Racism. It

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Local star power gives StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup an extra kick

Some local star power was on hand at today’s StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup on the Sunshine Coast, with Brisbane Lions AFLW Premiership winning players Belle Dawes, Lily Postlethwaite and Shannon Campbell visiting the Gala Day. Belle, Lily and Shannon, who

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, Schools, Top news, Youth Girls

Teams announced ahead of NQ v SQ Rep Intrastate Clash

All roads lead to Cairns this Saturday for the seventh instalment of the annual senior men’s North Queensland (NQ) versus South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Clash. Both coaches have announced their final teams, with a plethora of new faces set to

Posted in AFL, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, QFA, Representative Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Lindsay from Collingwood Park Power AFL Auskick Program. He is in his fourth  year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job at Collingwood Park ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Junior & Youth, NAB AFL Auskick, Top news

2021 Sir Doug Nicholls Round

As part of Sir Doug Nicholls Round and our Racism. It Stops With Me education sessions, we engaged Matt and Ambrose from Ngalin Ayeye to design and make personalised Didgeridoos and Clapsticks for each of our QAFL and QAFLW clubs.

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Indigenous, Multicultural, Top news

South Burnett Heritage Day to mark 40th Anniversary

It was 1981, Trevor Chappell had just bowled his infamous under arm delivery, plans to move the South Melbourne Swans to Sydney were taking shaped and the AFL Darling Downs competition was set to introduce the Kingaroy based South Burnett

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2021 Queensland State U17 male squad announced

31 rising stars have been named in the Queensland State U17 squad to compete at the upcoming NAB AFL National U17 Championships. The Championships will be held on the Gold Coast, from Monday 5th – Friday 9th July, 2021. Queensland

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QAFLW Road to the Finals

With only two rounds to go until the highly anticipated Bond University QAFLW final series kicks off, here’s a look at the top five teams vying for Premiership contention.   Bond University (W – 12 L – 0, 316%, 48-points)

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AFLW star presents Toowoomba Tigers with their Indigenous guernseys for Sir Doug Nicholls Round

The unveiling of the Toowoomba Tigers Indigenous guernsey at training last night was made a little extra special with a visit from AFLW Premiership winning player Dakota Davidson. The Brisbane Lions superstar and proud Gunditjmara/Ngarrindjeri woman, presented the guernseys to

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Indigenous, Top news

AROUND THE GROUNDS

Taking you around footy grounds across Queensland. This week we’re putting a spotlight on our Superstars Footy program. It was an action-packed Saturday morning at Morningside Panthers, hosting Carindale Cougars JAFC and Wynnum Vikings JAFC in week 3 of their

Posted in AFLQ, AROUND THE GROUNDS, Featured News, Junior & Youth, NAB AFL Auskick, Top news

Yeronga South Brisbane junior Mabior Chol now AFL hot property

Submitted by Peter Blucher. It’s been a long AFL journey for Mabior Chol, with 22 games in six years, but finally he has become hot property in them AFL. He’s now officially a ‘wanted man’. And while statistically his two-goal

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Indigenous Guernsey’s on show in Sir Doug Nicholls Round

Morningside Panthers, Brisbane Designed by: former Panther players, Ambrose Killian and Matt Robert from Ngalin Ayeye. Submitted story: The artists wanted the art piece and jumper to symbolise the Morningside Panthers heritage, values and commitment to being open and welcoming

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Indigenous, Mackay, Multicultural, QAFL, QAFLW, Regional, Top news

Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Dan from Coolum Beach Breakers AFL Auskick Program. He is in his third year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job on the Sunshine Coast ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules!

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, NAB AFL Auskick, Top news

RESULTS: QSS 13-15 Years Combined AFL State Championships

Congratulations to everyone that took part in the 2021 Queensland School Sport (QSS) 13-15 Years Combined AFL State Championships at Harrup Park, Mackay (27th – 30th May).  A special mention to South Coast who took out the boys and girls

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

2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

The AFL has today confirmed the final list of eligible players who have nominated for the 2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.   The nomination period closed at 5.00pm AEST on Tuesday May 25, 2021. 602 players across all major football leagues across

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, QAFL, Top news, VFL

Career best game for Morningside’s Ben Keays

Submitted by Peter Blucher. There’s a player wearing the #2 jumper for the Adelaide Crows this year who looks a lot like Ben Keays, who was #1 with the Brisbane Lions for four years from 2016. But it can’t be

Posted in AFL, Featured News, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Coorparoo AFC Flashback!

Fifty years ago, The Right Honourable Clem Jones, the then Lord Mayor of Brisbane, officially opened the Coorparoo clubhouse.   The new clubhouse was opened on the 23rd of May 1971 and the ground was considered the largest in Brisbane

Posted in AFLQ, Facilities, Featured News, Top news

PPQ partnership to drive home local footy passion

AFL Queensland today proudly announced a new partnership with Personalised Plates Queensland (PPQ).  With the community football season now underway and more people playing footy in Queensland than ever before, footy fans around the state are being encouraged to drive

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AROUND THE GROUNDS

Taking you around footy grounds across Queensland. There were some sweet victories in the Sugar Capital of Australia – Mackay at the weekend! On a sunny Sunday at  the Magpies Sporting Club the Mackay Magpies AFC hosted Baker Creek Tigers

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AROUND THE GROUNDS, Featured News, Mackay, Regional, Top news

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