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Bond University QAFLW Results: Round 8

Yeronga South Brisbane v Coolangatta Tweed Yeronga South Brisbane                  1.1,  3.2,  5.3,  6.5  (41) Coolangatta Tweed                       0.3,  2.5,  3.7,  5.9  (39) GOALS, Yeronga South Brisbane: S. Virgo 1, J. Yorston 1, J. Ransfield 1, N. Thomas 1, D. Leach 1,

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Final South Queensland and North Queensland representative sides named

AFL Queensland today announced the final North Queensland and South Queensland representatives sides to face off in the annual intrastate clash this Saturday at Riverway Stadium, Townsville. The match will be held as a twilight curtain closer to the AFL

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Match Report: Gallant QAFL falls to Adelaide Footy League

By Ant Wingard There was only one word that could truly sum up QAFL coach Andy Lovell’s feelings toward his players on Saturday afternoon following the side’s narrow 20-point loss to the Adelaide Footy League. Proud. Lovell, who was brought

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Bond University QAFLW Round 8 Preview

By Ant Wingard Coorparoo v University of Queensland Saturday June 8, 4:45PM Giffin Park Just two weeks after Tahlia Hickie made her long awaited return to QAFLW action, another prized King youngster is set to take the field for the

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State Representative Game Preview: QAFL v Adelaide Footy League

By Ant Wingard State lines will be drawn and regular weekly opposition will become teammates this weekend as the QAFL hosts the Adelaide Footy League to determine the ultimate state league dominance. The QAFL side, coached by Andy Lovell, was

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Kings original hits 100

By Ant Wingard Coorparoo defender Ariana Reilly has already accomplished more than most throughout her seven years as a King, but the defender will notch another personal accolade in Round 8 of the QAFLW this weekend. To date, the resume

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2019 AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals to be held on the biggest stage of all!

In an AFL first, AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that the 2019 AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals will be held at Metricon Stadium on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September. AFL Queensland State Manager- Junior Football Operations, Cherie Brockwell, said she was

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Queensland v South Australia: a look back through history

By Murray Bird Queensland footballers have enjoyed a long history of competition with teams from South Australia at interstate and club level. And the men from the south have come out on top on every occasion… almost. It was over

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Queensland announce Round 1 team for NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the team for the Round 1 of the NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championship. The team of 22 will compete against West Australia in Perth next week. 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy Team- Round

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Postlethwaite named Queensland captain

By Ant Wingard Moreton Bay junior Lily Postlethwaite will lead the Queensland side at the upcoming NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships after being named team captain at the official guernsey presentation on Wednesday night. Postlethwaite was named captain

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Round 9 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Dan Edwards

By Terry Wilson The son of a leading QAFL umpire from the 1980s-90s is starting to make noises in the footy scene, but as a player rather than a whistle-blower. Dan Edwards, 19, has become a regular in the Western

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Final QAFL Representative team named

We are pleased to announce our final QAFL Representative Team to take the field against the Adelaide Footy League this Saturday at Aspley’s Voxson Oval. Surfers Paradise’s Brody Haberfield has been named captain, alongside vice-captains Thomas Thynne from Palm Beach Currumbin and

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Fisher makes his move: Syd Guildford Round 9

By Ant Wingard Image: Gold Coast Bulletin, Jerad Williams Broadbeach midfielder Jackson Fisher made his move in the Syd Guildford Trophy, moving into second place after polling the perfect ten votes in the Cats’ Round 9 win over Sandgate. The

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Zac Smith mount the case after first game in over a year

By Peter Blucher Zac Smith has put himself right back into the frame for an ongoing position in a Geelong side that at the mid-season point is favorite for the 2019 AFL premiership. After more than 12 months off the

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Registrations for AFL Queensland Coaching Female’s Forum now open

Football coaches across Queensland’s south east will have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the sharpest minds in the AFL Women’s competition next month at the AFL Queensland Coaching Female’s Forum. The forum, which will take place

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Round 7 Bond University QAFLW Review

By Ant Wingard Image: David Layden Photography Experiences Roos ease past Gorillas in Grand Final rematch Coorparoo has escaped from Brisbane’s north with a 28-point win against Wilston Grange in the two side’s first meeting since the 2018 QAFLW Grand

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Gallery: The Long Walk Brisbane 2019

500 people participated in Brisbane’s Long Walk, trekking the 2.3km from the Wheel of Brisbane to the Gabba, where they cheered on the Brisbane Lions in their game against Hawthorn.  The Walk was established 15 years ago by Michael Long,

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Panthers scrape past Gorillas: Round 9 QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Image: RF Photography Demons down Vultures despite contrasting halves Surfers Paradise retained their second spot on the QAFL ladder after a rather hot and cold performance against Mt Gravatt on Saturday. Very good in the opening half,

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Round 7 Bond University QAFLW Preview

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange v Coorparoo Saturday June 1, 12:30pm Hickey Park Wilston Grange and Coorparoo will celebrate the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders this weekend when they face off in Brisbane’s North. Given the QAFLW’s league-wide

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Round 9 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Surfers Paradise (2) v Mt Gravatt (5) At Sir Bruce Small Park, 2pm Saturday Ins: Surfers Paradise – Jack Taylor, Sam Jewell, Haydn Kiel, Josh Matulis, Connor McKenzie, Chris Kranz. Mt Gravatt – Mick Hamill, Mitchell Hart,

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2019 Queensland Under 17 squad announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 17 squad that will compete at the Under 17 Futures Championships. The 29-man squad will play one game in July at Southport’s Fankhauser Reserve and again in August at Ikon Park

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AFL Brisbane Juniors to celebrate Ronald McDonald House Charity Round

By Ash McCall and Ant Wingard AFL Queensland Brisbane Juniors, in partnership with McDonalds Brisbane, is pleased to announce their second annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Round. The Round will take place in correspondence to junior and youth games across

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Archie Smith’s long road back to the AFL stage

By Peter Blucher Archie Smith will unknowingly look to draw on the example of a player 28 years older and 25cm shorter when he returns to the Brisbane Lions side after a 671-day absence tomorrow night. Tony Lynn, a diminutive

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Round 8 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Harrison Arnold

By Terry Wilson Mackay product Harrison Arnold could easily end up in the unusual position of having played for three different clubs this season. Arnold, who turned 20 a month ago, has already played NEAFL for the Gold Coast SUNS

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AFL Queensland seeking expressions of interest for senior women’s football teams for 2020 season

AFL Queensland is now fielding expressions of interest applications for clubs wishing to introduce a senior women’s football team for the 2020 season. Senior women’s football continues to be a growing frontier across Queensland with female participation reaching record highs

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Gallery: Sir Doug Nicholls Round

Across the country, Sir Doug Nicholls Round was celebrated to recognise and celebrate the contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to the game of Australian Rules football.  Here is how clubs and competitions across Queensland celebrated Sir Doug

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Neate makes his move while there’s a new overall leader: Syd Guildford Trophy Round 8

By Ant Wingard Mt Gravatt midfielder Frazer Neate rose to the occasion in Sir Doug Nicholls Round to produce a season-best performance in the Vultures dismantling of Sandgate at Dittmer Park. Neate polled a game-high nine Syd Guildford votes in

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Off-target Panthers hand Magpies a mauling

By Terry Wilson Morningside shrugged off a horrible bout of gross inaccuracy with a convincing win over cross-Brisbane rivals Western Magpies at McCarthy Homes Oval on Sunday. The Panthers had 33 scoring shots to 11 but still managed a clear-cut

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SUNS and Lions look towards “body of work” across winter to build their AFLW lists

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard If it hadn’t already, the road toward the 2020 AFL Women’s season is well and truly underway. And for both of Queensland’s AFLW teams, Saturday’s first QW Winter Series game was crucial for a number of reasons,

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Round 8 QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Cats leave Gorillas floundering in the mist Wilston Grange coach Barry O’Brien took the extraordinary steps of apologising to his rivals following an inglorious effort by the Gorillas away to Broadbeach on Saturday. O’Brien was left fuming

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