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2021 AFL Community Series Fixture Announced

The AFL has announced the fixture for the 2021 AFL Community Series which will see all 18 AFL Clubs play two matches over three weeks as part of the men’s pre-season schedule. Five matches will be played in Week One,

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AFL Townsville sustainability measures announced.

AFL Townsville sustainability measures announced. A raft of exciting new sustainability measures have today been announced by AFL Queensland to ensure footy in Townsville continues to go from strength to strength. The new measures will see all senior clubs in

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2020 NAB AFL Draft Recap: Seven Queenslanders selected.

By AFLQ Media Blake Coleman has headlined the cohort of Queenslanders selected in last night’s marathon 2020 NAB AFL Draft. Taking close to four hours to complete, Queensland’s most promising footballers were nervously waiting with family and friends to hear

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2021 NAB AFL Women’s Season Structure and Ticketing Announcement

The AFL has today met with all Clubs to advise the AFL Commission had approved recommendations from the AFLW Competition Committee relating to the season structure, fixture and ticketing arrangements for the upcoming season. The AFL informed Clubs that the

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AFL and AFLW 2021 Premiership Seasons

The AFL today advised all Clubs the AFL Commission had approved recommendations presented at the scheduled Commission meeting on Wednesday, December 9. The recommendations are detailed below and include AFL Game Length, the 2021 AFL and AFLW fixtures, and the

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Blake Coleman is a Lion

The Brisbane Lions have added to the history of brothers to play at the Club by selecting Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy product Blake Coleman in the 2020 NAB AFL National Draft. The younger brother of Keidean was taken

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Gold Coast SUNS select local stars!

By AFLQ Media Ahead of the NAB AFL Draft tonight, Gold Coast local talents Rhys Nicolls and Aiden Fyfe have been announced as additions to the Gold Coast SUNS rookie list in 2021. Both Nicholls and Fyfe have played their

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Alex Davies showed he has resilience to match his significant talent

By Michael Whiting Alex Davies is a rangy, inside ball-winning midfielder, but in his only game following the COVID-19 shutdown period, displayed another attribute that could be just as important at AFL level. The Gold Coast Academy product showed he could

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Young gun Sun signs on until end of 2025

By Michael Whiting  Key defender Charlie Ballard signs a four-year extension with Gold Coast. GOLD Coast has locked in gun young defender Charlie Ballard until the end of 2025, with the 21-year-old signing a four-year contract extension.  Since being taken at

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AFL SportsReady traineeship available for 2021!

AFL SportsReady in conjunction with AFL Queensland are currently looking for outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the sports and recreation industry This specifically designed program will introduce the trainee to all aspects of the AFL Queensland

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2020 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part Two

By AFLQ Media There is only one week left until the 2020 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, December 9 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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Familiar face steps up as Lions’ new football boss

By Michael Whiting Chris Fagan’s ‘right-hand man’ will take over from the departed David Noble as Brisbane’s football boss DANNY Daly is Brisbane’s new general manager of football, taking over from David Noble following his recent appointment as North Melbourne’s coach. Daly

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Academy Ace gets his chance to shine

The Gold Coast SUNS today announced the promotion of International Scholarship holder Hewago Paul Oea to the club’s Rookie List (Category B) for the 2021 season. Affectionately known as Ace, the 19-year-old is a talented footballer who originates from Papua

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Curran to lift Coorparoo Women’s Footy to the next level

By AFLQ Media Luke Curran has joined the Coorparoo Kings’ Women’s as Head of Coaching, after ten years of establishing and developing the Hyundai Brisbane Lions Academy.  Whilst he will recognise many familiar faces around the club, he’s keen to

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2020 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part One

By AFLQ Media The 2020 NAB AFL Draft will be held as a one-night event on December 9 and is set to be a draft like no other. This year will be defined by interruptions, season suspensions and a lack

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The 2021 AFL Schools Cup competition is set to be the biggest yet!

The popularity of AFL in Queensland continues to grow and the AFL Queensland Schools Cup is set to return for all divisions in 2021.  The sixth edition of the competition will see it bounce back from the challenges and unfortunate

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2020 draft night confirmed: AFL to go virtual across the country

This year’s NAB AFL Draft will be held as a virtual event. There were discussions about the Draft potentially being staged in the same format as the Brownlow Medal, with rooms of players across the country. However, to remain COVID-safe

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Kenmore elevated to QFA Division 1 Hart Sport Cup.

AFL Queensland has today announced that the Kenmore Bears have been granted a licence to play in the QFA Division 1 Hart Sport Cup for season 2021. With Noosa having being elevated to the QAFL, the Division 1 competition will

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QAFL expands to eleven clubs.

AFL Queensland has today announced that the QAFL competition will expand to 11 teams in 2021, with the Noosa Tigers and the newly established Redland Victoria Point Sharks joining the competition. After appearing in the last four Division 1 Hart

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NAIDOC Week 2020: Always Was, Always Will Be

Always Was, Always Will Be.  AFL Queensland would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the traditional custodians of our land this week and say thank you for everything they contribute to our game and our nation. November 8-15 marks NAIDOC Week

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First pick swap done as Lions, Demons trade late and future selections

By Michael Whiting Brisbane and Melbourne complete first pure pick swap of 2020 Trade Period BRISBANE and Melbourne have executed a trade to swap late picks in both this year’s and next year’s NAB AFL Drafts. INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER Your club’s

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BRISBANE free agent Stefan Martin faces a decision on his future as the ruckman weighs interest from the Western Bulldogs.

Brisbane ruckman Stefan Martin remains without a deal from the Lions as the free agency period draws to a close on Friday, has attracted interest from the Bulldogs who are searching for a ruck partner for Tim English. English, 23, is

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Mikayla Pauga earns prestigious AFL scholarship at Bond University.

By Andrew Bryan  A year of stress and injury has melted away after Mikayla Pauga earned a prestigious AFL scholarship at Bond University. The Narangba Valley State High School student has secured a Riewoldt Family AFL Excellence Scholarship and hopes

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AFLDD’s Allied Pickfords Cup – A Decade in Review

With 2020 marking 50 years of Football on the Downs, we look back at the past decade of Senior Football and the dominant teams and individuals of the Senior Men’s competition from 2011 to 2020. It would be hard to

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Queensland Nominees for the 2020 Toyota AFL National Volunteer Awards

The Toyota AFL National Volunteer Awards recognise outstanding volunteer contributions across nine categories.  We celebrate the Queensland nominees below in each of these categories. Thank you to these incredible volunteers and to everyone else in Queensland who generously donate their

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Unforgettable Brisbane 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final Celebrated with Legacy Artworks

Two significant contemporary Indigenous art murals were unveiled today that were painted as a lasting reminder and legacy of Brisbane hosting the 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Yeronga South Brisbane AFC Juniors President Lachlan Grantley joined artists Birrunga Wiradyuri and

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Clubs Name Best & Fairest Across DD Footy

With the 50th Season of AFL Darling Downs now in the books, Senior clubs across the region have held their presentation nights to honour their players and volunteers after one of the most unique and challenging seasons on record.  We

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AFLQ Statement: Broadbeach AFC Breach of Player Payments Policy Outcome

AFL Queensland today announce the findings of a recent hearing regarding alleged breaches of the AFL Queensland Total Player Payments Policy during the 2020 QAFL Season by the Broadbeach Australian Football Club. AFL Queensland recently completed an independent investigation into

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Vale Jacob Ryan

THE Australian football world, and in particular Queensland and the Gold Coast, is mourning the tragic death of hugely popular Jacob Ryan. Ryan was killed when he was hit by a train while out jogging in Noto, Italy. A survivor

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McDonald’s SEQ Juniors Grand Final Footy Fever

The 2020 season for South East Queensland Juniors is coming to a thrilling end this weekend, with a jam packed schedule of finals across four venues in South East Queensland. The first of the finals kicks off tonight at Yeronga

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