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History set to be made in AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s Grand Final

Another flawless season remains just one game away for the Hervey Bay Bombers as they prepare for the AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s Grand Final against Across the Waves Eagles this Saturday, April 6. The Bombers, in the two seasons

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Palm Beach Currumbin 2019 QAFL Season Preview

Terry Wilson New Palm Beach Currumbin coach Jess Sinclair has been in the role at Salk Oval since only mid-January but has yet to detect any signs of complacency in the playing group. In fact, Sinclair, the former North Melbourne

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Coorparoo Kings 2019 QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard For the past two seasons, Coorparoo has played the role of the bridesmaid. In each year, they found themselves close to another premiership, but on both occasions, the Kings fell short. First in 2017 when Yeronga South

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QAFL team lists finalised ahead of Round 1

By Ant Wingard Final squad lists have been lodged ahead of Round 1 of the Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) 2019 season this weekend. Perhaps the biggest transfer who will line up in the QAFL this season is former Brisbane

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Alex Sexton hits career best form ahead of game 100

By Peter Blucher Alex Sexton has had a massive few days. And it’s only going to get bigger and better. Last Friday the 25-year-old Gold Coast forward signed a four-year contract extension that locks him into the club until the

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University of Queensland 2019 QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard New University of Queensland coach Lee Whithorn has earmarked the side’s middle tier to help propel the west Brisbane club to higher things in 2019. Whitehorn replaced former Red Lions coach Phil Lovett, who has since joined

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Broadbeach Cats 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson One of the first things Beau Zorko has acknowledged as new coach of the Broadbeach Cats has been to praise the work put in by his predecessor Brett Andrews. Zorko, older brother of former Broadbeach superstar Dayne,

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A Sunday of success for the Sunshine State

By Alice Barker Queensland proved to be a state to watch on the weekend as both teams, the Brisbane Lions and the Gold Coast Suns, cleaned up their competition on a victorious Sunday. It was the first time in two

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Queenslanders to particpate in Rio Tinto’s Footy Means Business

By Alice Barker Six Queenslanders are set to take part in the ninth year of the AFL Rio Tinto Footy Means Business Program, which kicks off in Perth this week. Fitzroy Greenwool, Clinton Sullivan, Ainslee Potter, Thuraka Sammons, Arnold Conway

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Regional footy returns in the Darling Downs, Capricornia and Mackay

By Ant Wingard Regional football will recommence this weekend as senior football across three of the state’s regions kicks off for season 2019. AFL Darling Downs In the west, an overhaul to the AFL Darling Downs Allied Pickfords Cup has

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Lovell to lead QAFL

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland today announced that former Gold Coast SUNS Assistant Coach Andy Lovell has been appointed Head Coach of the QAFL representative team for their clash against the Adelaide Football League on June 8. Lovell, who had a 164

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QAFL Tipping is Back in 2019!

A top prize of $500 is up for grabs as tipping for the 2019 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) season returns once again this year. The $500 will be awarded to the competition’s top tipper while two tickets to the

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Morningside Panthers 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson New Morningside coach Clint Watts is confident the Panthers have laid the foundations for a serious charge at another QAFL flag for the eastern Brisbane club. Watts had been with NEAFL club Redland for three seasons and

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Smith’s rollercoaster AFL journey continues

By Peter Blucher Josh Smith’s rollercoaster AFL journey has taken another stunning rise. Six months after being delisted by 2018 runners-up Collingwood, Smith is set to begin phase two of his career with premiers West Coast. The 25-year-old Toowoomba product,

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Gold Coast SUNS open their doors to junior coaches

By Larissa Mouttou In a club first, the SUNS coaching team opened their doors to 38 local gold coast junior coaches this week. Junior coaches were introduced to the SUNS coaching squad at the Wednesday morning session, hearing about their

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Matt Bridges to umpire AFL Women’s decider

By Ant Wingard Queensland may not have a team competing in the AFL Women’s Grand Final for the first time this year, but Sunday’s blockbuster at Adelaide Oval will still have a dash of influence from the sunshine state. On

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Brisbane Lions duo help celebrate conclusion of Many Cultures Program

By AFLQ Media An appearance from Brisbane Lions duo Archie Smith and Oscar McInerney helped mark the end of the AFL Queensland Many Cultures Program in the Logan area on Tuesday afternoon. The pair joined 20 students from surrounding schools

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Scott earns Round 1 NAB Rising Star nod

By Peter Blucher Queenslander Bailey Scott has upstaged some of the cream of the 2018 AFL Draft to win the Round 1 nomination for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award. Making his debut for North Melbourne against Fremantle in front

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State Female Academy coaching panel finalised

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the remaining coaching panel for the State Female Academy Program. The group will round out the coaching appointments for the Queensland Female Talent Pathway following the announcement of head coach James

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Gold Coast SUNS AFLW – Assistant Coach

The Gold Coast Football Club aims to build a reputation as the most exciting football club in Australia. Strong values and driving a culture of success both on and off the field is central to achieving this goal. The Gold

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Ex-AFL talent selected in 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft

By Ant Wingard Over 20 NEAFL players have found their place on QAFL lists following the 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft late last week. In total, 23 players from Queensland’s three standalone NEAFL clubs were allocated to the QAFL’s ten clubs.

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Townsville triumphs in North Queensland Academy Championships

By Alice Barker Townsville have triumphantly claimed first place in the 2019 Northern Queensland Academy Championships for the first time in over a decade. The home region won out against the other North Queensland regions, and broke the 12-year stronghold

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Surfers Paradise 2019 QAFL Season Preview

By Terry Wilson It has been a long time between drinks for one of Australia’s best known football clubs Surfers Paradise. With 10 premierships and nine runners-up finishes in the old Gold Coast AFL competition, the Demons were always a

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Life Outside the Lions’ Den: Cam Rayner

By Ant Wingard

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AFL Capricornia to launch Youth Girls competition as women’s football continues to grow

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland’s continued commitment to women’s football will increase once again as a new Youth Girls competition is introduced in the Capricornia region. Last Sunday, AFL Queensland Female High Performance Manager Kath Newman flew to Capricornia to

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The Brisbane Lions are coming to Channel 7

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au The season opener is just one sleep away, but Lions fans have more reason to celebrate with news their team has a dedicated show soon, #uncaged, to air on Channel 7 and 7mate in Queensland. Filming

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Scott to become 179th Queenslander to play AFL

By Peter Blucher Bailey Scott pondered long and hard about where he wanted to play his AFL football. A Gold Coast Suns Academy product and prospective zone selection who was also eligible to join North Melbourne and Geelong as a

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Coolangatta 2019 Bond University QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard The Coolangatta Bluebirds are hoping to put the horror end to their 2018 Bond University QAFLW campaign behind them as the one-and-done finalists look toward a new season. The Bluebirds lost the remaining five games of the

Posted in Featured News, QWAFL

Roo King hits 250 as QFA gets underway

By Ant Wingard Community football will resume for the first time in 2019 this weekend with the commencement of the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup and QFA Division 2 Competitions. In all, the opening weekend of matches will see

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Leigh Harding appointed as new Queensland Under 16 coach

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard AFL Queensland has today announced Leigh Harding as the new coach of the Queensland Under 16 representative side. Harding, 37, has a wealth of knowledge in high performance Australian rules environments having played 141 AFL games for

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