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AFL Queensland: Female High Performance Coach

AFL Queensland is seeking an expression of interest for a High Performance Head Coach for the Queensland State u18 team at the National Women’s U18 Championships. The primary responsibility of this role is to coach the Queensland State u18 team

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Front Page, Talent

Competition for spots driving Yorston

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au Jacqui Yorston will leave everything out on the field this Saturday when she plays her first match as a Lions AFLW player. The team has their first and only practice match of the season against the

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AFL Capricornia Announces Inaugural Advisory Board Members

By AFLQ Media The inaugural meeting of the AFL Capricornia Advisory Board was held at The Frenchville Sports Club on Sunday. The recently appointed Advisory Board will strategically contribute to the future direction, health, growth and development of football across the greater

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, Regional

McLarty a finalist in GC WOTY awards

By Josh Cheadle, goldcoastfc.com.au SUNS Head of Women’s Football Fiona McLarty has been announced as a finalist in the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Women of the Year awards. McLarty was nominated last year in the Champions of Sport category and beat out a host

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Gold Coast SUNS begin AFLW build

By AFLQ Media The road to 2020 begins today for the Gold Coast SUNS with the team now officially able to prelist players for their maiden AFL Women’s season next year. The SUNS will join Richmond, St Kilda and West

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, QWAFL

“I’m known for a bit of a pump-up speech before games” Kaslar ready to lead Lions

By Ant Wingard  Weeks after being elected the new Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s captain, Leah Kaslar is ready to lead the team into the 2019 AFLW season. Kaslar joins former skipper Emma Zielke alongside Kate Lutkins and Sam Virgo in

Posted in AFLW, Featured News

Lions’ AFLW footprint increases with Hickey Park investment

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions AFL Women’s team will increase their geographical footprint in South East Queensland with the chance to play games closer to the city in 2019 hailed as a big boost by Lions’ head coach Craig

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, QWAFL

2019 Under-19 AFL Academy Squads Announced

By Jess Webster, neafl.com.au Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and the GIANTS have locked in the next crop of Under-19 Academy players for the upcoming NEAFL season. The squads are jam-packed with some of the best young talent in the northern

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Talent

Quick decision by Broadbeach skipper a coup for UQ

By Ant Wingard University of Queensland have ushered in the new year in style after capturing the signature of former Broadbeach skipper Nathan Quick for the 2019 QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup season. The 29-year-old Broadbeach junior will join

Posted in Featured News, QAFL, QFA

AFL Queensland Quiz of the Year 2018

As 2019 draws near, it’s time to reflect on the year that was – 2018. How well do you remember the year through the prism of football on and off the field in Queensland?

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AFL Queensland announces QFA Division 2 and 3 2019 fixtures

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the fixtures for the 2019 Queensland Football Association Division 2 and 3 competitions. QFA Division 2 In 2019, the Division 2 competition will comprise of ten teams and played across an 18 round season

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QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup Fixture announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 2019 Queensland Football Association Division 1 HART Sport Cup fixture. The fixture includes a host of existing and new matchups throughout the calendar year that commences on March 23. Among the games scheduled

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA

Seven AFL clubs choose Queensland for preseason training camps

By Ant Wingard The Sunshine State will welcome over half a dozen AFL teams throughout the summer as preparation for the Toyota AFL Premiership season continues to ramp up. Seven of the AFL’s premier clubs including teams from South Australia,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Facilities, Featured News

Register for the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program

Budding footballers will have the opportunity to hone their craft with some of Queensland’s top developmental coaches with the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program set to kick off in the new year. Registrations for programs in three Brisbane Lions

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Winning flags is Watts it’s all about

By Terry Wilson Highly decorated left-footer Clint Watts knows what it takes to win senior premierships – after all he won seven of them as a player. Now, after completing his apprenticeship on the other side of the football fence,

Posted in Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL

Whetton’s stellar debut season paves the way for further umpiring success

By Justin Lillecrapp 2018 has been a whirlwind year for AFL field umpire Alex Whetton after being selected on the AFL list in February. Whetton was an umpiring prodigy from an early age, debuting in the NEAFL at 17. His

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Two-time Premiership coach Chad Owens leaves the Lions’ den

By Terry Wilson QAFL premiers Palm Beach Currumbin are looking for a new coach following the surprise news that dual premiership coach Chad Owens is departing Salk Oval. Owens has confirmed he is taking up an offer to be an

Posted in Featured News, QWAFL

More of the Kangaroo: The Beginnings of Women’s Football

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

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2019 QAFL Fixture Released

By AFLQ Media  Good Friday football headlines a host of new and returning marquee games next season after the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League fixture was released today. In a competition first, Wilston Grange will host the Western Magpies on

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL

Gold Coast SUNS NAB AFL Auskick Party

Images from the NAB AFL Auskick Party at Metricon Stadium on Monday, 3 December. Image Credit: AFL Queensland/Gold Coast SUNS

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Grand Final rematch headlines opening round of 2019 QAFL Fixture

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard The Broadbeach Cats won’t have to wait long for redemption in 2019 after the Round 1 matches for the Queensland Australian Football League season were announced today. Palm Beach Currumbin, who claimed the QAFL premiership against the

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL

“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL

AFL9s on the Bay a hit despite 35 degree heat

By Ant Wingard Sweltering conditions painted the backdrop to the inaugural AFL9s on the Bay competition on Saturday, but the intimidating heat failed to detract on what is being hailed as a success. The mercury reached as high as 35

Posted in AFL 9's, Featured News, Regional

IDPWD: Brad Lawrence

All over the world, December 3 is recognised International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) aimed at celebrating the achievements and contributions of people with a mental or physical disability. To celebrate IDPWD, we took a look at some of

Posted in Diversity, Featured News

AFL Queensland statement: Park Ridge

The Park Ridge AFC lodged a formal request to remain in the QFA Division 2 competition in 2019 due to concerns regarding player availability, list depth and the club’s sustainability. AFL Queensland met with the Club to discuss their concerns

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA

More of the Kangaroo: Bundaberg-Wide Bay – the early years

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Wide Bay

NEAFL Fixture: Queensland’s best games

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Earlier today, the North Eastern Australian Football League Fixture was announced for season 2019. With five of the competition’s teams calling the Sunshine State home, we had a look at ten of the best matchups on

Posted in Featured News, NEAFL

Southport’s Alan Mackenzie acknowledged with Service to Sport Award

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Southport Football Club President Alan Mackenzie was last night acknowledged for his contribution to Australian Rules Football in Queensland at the 24th Annual Queensland Sports Awards. Dr Mackenzie was one of three recipients to be awarded

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, Uncategorised

AFL Queensland appoints new State Female Talent Manager

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of Kath Newman as the new State Female Talent Manager. Since late 2012, Newman has held the position of AFL Queensland Regional Manager- Townsville where she had a significant impact

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Female, QWAFL

Oceania Cup Preview and Teams

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Next week, the south Pacific’s best and most promising young footballers from four different teams will all converge on Suva’s Albert Park for the 2018 Under 15 Youth Oceania Cup. Defending champions Fiji will be eager

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, South Pacific

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