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Lions claim first QW Winter Series but SUNS prove themselves at AFLW level

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Two late goals from Brisbane utility Dakota Davidson has handed the Lions a 16-point victory in the first QW Winter Series clash at Metricon Stadium against intrastate rivals Gold Coast. Davidson, a product of the University of

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Round 8 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Broadbeach (4) v Wilston Grange (5) At Subaru Oval, 2pm Saturday Ins: Broadbeach – Nelson Pollard, Harrison Arnold, Joel Newman, Jackson Fisher, Seb Rogers. Wilston Grange – Liam Molan, Jack Lipscombe, Zac Puncken, Graceson Sproule. Outs: Broadbeach

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Bryher Forster wins Breanna L. Koenen Medal as Townsville clubs turn out for SeaLink AFL Carnival

Magnetic Island has produced an incredible showcase of Australian rules football over the weekend with over 300 footballers getting the chance to showcase their skills. The Magnetic Island Magpies, a club situated on the small island just off the coast

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Ex-AFL players headline intrastate squads for Townsville clash

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland today announced the preliminary squads for the annual intrastate clash between North Queensland and South Queensland. This year’s game will be held in Townsville as a twilight curtain closer to the city’s historic first ever AFL home

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Sunshine Coast homecoming perfect for an Angus NEAFL Debut

By Ant Wingard The Sunshine Coast remains rather unfamiliar territory for the NEAFL. Unlike the Gold Coast or the surrounding Brisbane suburbs north and south of the brown snake, the Sunshine Coast doesn’t boast any teams that compete in the

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Sir Doug Nicholls Round: “It’s about being part of a family”

By Alice Barker Emma MacNeill is one of many Indigenous footballers currently plying their trade in Queensland’s competitions. A proud indigenous woman, MacNeill hails from Kununurra in the Western Desert where she is a proud Martu woman. She is also

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Maroochydore to host NEAFL in ‘festival of football’ this weekend

By Alice Barker The Sunshine Coast is preparing for a ‘festival of football’ this weekend as they welcome the NEAFL alongside the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup competitions at the Maroochydore Multisport Complex. AFL Queensland Sunshine Coast Regional Manager,

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Round 7 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Loki Haines

By Terry Wilson If Loki Haines gets the chance to play at a higher level, then so be it, but right now all he is interested in is helping to get Sandgate into the winner’s circle. Haines, 19, is the

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Gallery: Brisbane Lions In Your Club Visit – Brisbane Juniors

Over 20 players made a visit to a handful of McDonald’s Brisbane Juniors Clubs last night, Tuesday May 21, to teach the next generations of AFL players! Check out a few of the visits from Coorparoo, Narangba and Kedron! Have

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Yelland polls ten for the second time: Syd Guildford Trophy Round 7

By Alice Barker Surfers Paradise recruit Jack Yelland has made an immediate impact in the QAFL competition, gaining the maximum of ten Syd Guildford Trophy votes in Round 7. Since joining the Demons this year, Yelland has been awarded the

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Round 6 Bond University QAFLW Review

By Ant Wingard Coorparoo revives season to post biggest score of 2019 Coorparoo has re-emerged from their dormant early season slumber to reignite their 2019 premiership hopes with a definitive win over Aspley at Southpine Sports Complex. The Kings had

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“Oskar is going to be a beauty”: Baker’s whirlwind debut

By Peter Blucher Oskar Baker has received an encouraging endorsement from highly-respected AFL analyst David King after his AFL debut for Melbourne over the weekend. Speaking on SEN on Saturday morning after Melbourne lost by 16 points to West Coast

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What’s happening this Sir Doug Nicholls Round

By Alice Barker For 13 years, round ten of the AFL season has been dedicated to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture and their contribution to the sport. It wasn’t until four years ago the round was named in

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Panthers pounce on Cats: QAFL Round Round 7 Review

By Terry Wilson Cats open the door and the Panthers pounce Broadbeach’s habit of leaving the door open for opposition sides finally brought them unstuck when Morningside powered to an impressive win at Jack Esplen Oval on Saturday. Down by

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Round 6 Bond University QAFLW Preview

By Ant Wingard Bond University v Coolangatta Tweed Saturday May 18, 3:45PM Bond University Coolangatta Tweed has been dealt a significant blow ahead of their crucial Gold Coast derby clash against Bond University this weekend. The Bluebirds, who dropped the

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QAFL Round 7 Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Morningside (4) v Broadbeach (3) At Jack Esplen Oval, 2pm Saturday Ins: Morningside – Daniel Frame, Lachlan Dignan. Broadbeach – Nick Burton, Ben Hancock, Ethan Reeves, Kai Sheers. Outs: Morningside – Aaron Robertson (omit), Jack Cowan (inj).

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Baker to make AFL debut

By Peter Blucher Former Aspley speedster Oskar Baker will make a fairytale AFL debut in Perth tonight to deliver on a promise to his late mother. Baker, eight days short of his 21st birthday and four days off the second

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QAFL representative squad announced

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 42-man QAFL representative squad ahead of their State Representative Match against the Adelaide Footy League in June. The QAFL side will compete against the Adelaide Footy League as part of a QAFL-NEAFL

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State Under 14 & 17 Championship Coaching & Team Managers Positions

AFL Queensland are calling for applications to fill the following regional representative talent roles for the State Youth Boys & Girls Championships for Under 14 Boys, Under 14 Girls & Under 17 Girls. The training program dates will be confirmed

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A new career high: Manthey to officiate NAB Under 18 National Championships

By Alice Barker Manthey’s milestone umpiring appointment Rising Queensland umpire Cameron Manthey will be among a bevy of Queenslanders set to officiate games at the NAB Under 18 National Championships beginning in June this year. At the ripe age of

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Round 6 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Jack Wratten

By Terry Wilson It has been a steep learning curve for the QAFL Round 6 Rising Star Award nominee Jack Wratten, but it’s been one that the 19-year-old has taken in his stride. This time last season, Wratten was playing

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‘Ace’ earns Round 6 NEAFL Rising Star Nomination

By Jessica Webster, neafl.com.au Gold Coast SUNS Academy member Hewago Paul Oea is the Round 6 NEAFL Rising Star nominee following an impressive performance against Aspley on Saturday. Nicknamed ‘Ace’, the small forward collected 19 disposals, laid six tackles and

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Burge moves into the lead : Syd Guildford Trophy Round 6

By Alice Barker Palm Beach Currumbin midfielder Jason Burge has emerged as the new leader in the Syd Guildford Trophy jumping ahead of teammate Tom Thynne, following a spectacular weekend of footy. Burge polled a game-high eight votes in the

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Brisbane Long Walk Registrations now open

By Alice Barker 15 years ago, Essendon champion Michael Long set out from his home in Melbourne with the task of walking over 650 kilometres to Parliament House in Canberra. Long had one thing on his mind, to rid the

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Round 5 Bond University QAFLW Review

By Ant Wingard Image: David Layden Photography Bond University v Maroochydore Bond University has raced to the top of the QAFLW standings with a commanding 31-point win over Maroochydore at Ormeau Sports Park, solidifying the Bullsharks as a genuine premiership

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Eight Queenslanders to participate in the World Team and Flying Boomerangs programs

By Alice Barker Eight young Queenslanders have been selected to participate in the 2019 World Team and the Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs programs that will commence next month. These annual programs target motivated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as well

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2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy squad announced

By Ant Wingard & Larissa Mouttou AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the squad for the 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy. The 33-player squad will compete in two games against West Australia in Perth next

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Panthers dine out on Mother’s Day meal of Hawk

By Terry Wilson Morningside shrugged off the horrors of their previous round hiding from Palm Beach Currumbin by executing a Mother’s Day massacre of Sandgate at Jack Esplen Oval on Sunday. Beaten 73 points by PBC the previous weekend, Morningside

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Lions remain undefeated: Round 6 QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Image: Nelpix Lions romp home with big derby win over Surfers It was a match-up that had all the hoop-la of being a classic Gold Coast derby when Palm Beach Currumbin took on Surfers Paradise at Salk

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Wynnum Vikings to receive upgrade

By Larissa Mouttou Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, this week announced that a re-elected LNP Government would provide $580,000 for Wynnum Vikings AFL Club to build and upgrade female amenities at the Bayside sporting club. Wynnum Vikings AFC, established

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