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“I always dreamed of winning this”: Bates fittingly joins QAFLW elite

By Alice Barker Since the age of give, Emily Bates has called Leyshon Park home. She played her first game for the club when she was 11, giving the Devils an insight as to what was to come in her

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“It’s the best thing to ever happen to me”: Neate solidifies cult status with Grogan Medal

By Ant Wingard Mt Gravatt veteran Frazer Neate solidified his cult hero status on Sunday night when he was crowned the 74th member of the J.A. Grogan Medal fraternity in a thrilling vote count at the Gabba. Neate, a respected

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AFL Darling Downs – Grand Finals

AFL Darling Downs – Grand Finals Saturday, September 14th Rockville Park, Tor Street Toowoomba   Timings 8.40am – Under 12s | South Toowoomba v University 10.30am – Under 14s | University v Coolaroo 12.30pm – Women’s | Toowoomba v University

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Demons set up grand final date with Palm Beach Currumbin

By Terry Wilson Surfers Paradise coach Brad Moore teared-up noticeably as he addressed his battered troops after the Demons surged into their first grand final in 15 years on Saturday. So proud was Moore of the heroics of his players

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Bates and Neate claim AFL Queensland top honours

Mt Gravatt midfielder Frazer Neate  has taken out the 2019 J.A. Grogan Medal. Neate was awarded the maximum three votes in Vultures victories on four occasions during the home and away season. He went on to confirm his win with three votes in the final round to finish the

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‘Much deserved’ Bribie Island win QFA Division 5 Premiership

By Alice Barker Bribie Island held the QFA Division 5 Grand Final trophy high in their much deserved 18-point win over the Marcellin Old Boys at Voxsan Oval, capping off a spectacular season on the green. Both sides had a

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Twelve years after the draft, GIANT Sam Reid is still trucking on

By Peter Blucher If Sam Reid had set out 12 years ago to write a script for his AFL career he could not possibly have got it anything like right. Not even with the help of the world’s best clairvoyant,

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QAFL Preliminary Final Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Surfers Paradise v Morningside At Sir Bruce Small Park, 2pm Saturday Ins: Surfers Paradise – Cody Filewood. Morningside – Lachlan Niland-Rowe, Ben McNiece. Outs: Surfers Paradise – Sam Jewell (concussion). Morningside – Tom Griffiths (inj), Ben Murray

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Old Boys make the grade with first ever Grand Final

By Hayley Hinze In their second season as a club, the Marcellin Old Boys are set to play the QFA Division 5 Grand Final against Bribie Island on Friday night. Following their eighth place finish in 2018, this season has

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Hickey to make long awaited finals debut

By Peter Blucher Queenslander Tom Hickey will make his long-awaited AFL finals debut in Perth tonight to add his football career highlight to the biggest year of his life and his biggest single lifetime thrill. Set to play in the

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Bond University dominate QFA Division 2 Grand Final

By Alice Barker In the QFA Division 2 Seniors Grand Final, Bond University proved to be strongest in the pack handing down a 38-point victory to Beenleigh on Sunday at Leyshon Park. Bond was knocked out of the race in

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Victoria win QFA Division 2 Reserves and QFA Colts White Premirships

By Alice Barker The Victoria Point Sharks came out on top following a massive weekend of Grand Final action as the club dominated in both the QFA Division 2 Reserves and Colts White competitions. The win for the Reserves on

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Cats run out of lives against vibrant Panthers

By Terry Wilson   Broadbeach players would certainly not have known it but when the Cats downed Morningside in round 16 they unwittingly stirred a hornets’ nest. Back on that July 27th Saturday at Subaru Oval, the Cats overpowered the

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Palm Beach set up a shot at historic hat-trick of flags: QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Reigning champions Palm Beach Currumbin will be going for three successive QAFL premierships after downing Gold Coast rivals Surfers Paradise in a tremendous second semi-final on Saturday. The Lions prevailed in the big local derby, repelling a

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Clinical Noosa win the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup Premiership

By Ant Wingard The Noosa Tigers are QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup Champions. One year removed from their agonising one-point loss to archrivals Maroochydore in the same game, the Tigers ensured no such result would eventuate when the two

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Mayne dominate to win QFA Division 1 Reserves Premiership

By Ant Wingard A dominant four-quarter performance from Mayne was the catalyst for their rampant 35-point win in the QFA Division 1 Reserves competition. The Tigers were by far the better team, blitzing the first half where they kept Noosa

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Maroochydore storm home to win QFA Colts Maroon Premiership

By Ant Wingard Image: Highflyer Images Maroochydore has reclaimed their place atop the QFA Colts Maroon competition with a steadfast 39-point win over Coorparoo at Leyshon Park. After falling to Southport in the competition’s Grand Final one year ago, the

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Third quarter blitz seals QFA Division 4 Premiership for Park Ridge

By Alice Barker Park Ridge has climbed their way to the top of the QFA Division 4 in their inaugural season and held the Grand Final trophy high, defeating Maroochydore 32-points. The Pirates were forced to wither the constant Roos

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Southport Sharks to field first senior women’s side in 2020

AFL Queensland have formally advised the Southport Sharks of their entry into the 2020 QFAW Division 1 competition. AFL Queensland State Football Operations Manager, Barry Gibson, said that the club have worked hard to build a pathway for young females. “Granting Southport

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QAFL Semi Final Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson SECOND SEMI-FINAL Palm Beach Currumbin v Surfers Paradise At Salk Oval, 2pm Saturday Ins: Palm Beach Currumbin – Jack Anthony, Dirk Kornen, Cooper Portelli. Surfers Paradise – no changes. Outs: Palm Beach Currumbin – Dale Neuhaus (omit),

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From Brazil to the big time: How two Brazilians mastered umpiring

By Hayley Hinze Two Brazilian goal umpires have topped off their first season by officiating the QFAW Division 2 North Grand Final, between Hinterland and Ipswich last weekend. University students Aline Leonel and Juliana Almeida Magelhaes began their AFL experience

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Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational just around the corner: joni today

As regular community football seasons across the nation draw to a close, the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational is fast-approaching with its usual promise of fast footy action and picturesque off-field relaxation. On the 25th and 26th of October, 27 teams from across

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2019 AFL Capricornia Senior Award Winners

On Sunday AFL Queensland celebrated the achievements of players, coaches, volunteers and administrators from the AFL Capricornia competition when it hosted the annual Senior Awards Presentation event. More than 120 guests gathered at the Frenchville Sports Club in Rockhampton, with AFL Capricornia

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2019 AFL Darling Downs Junior Awards

Last Sunday saw AFL Darling Downs celebrate the region’s 2019 Youth Competition and it’s award winners in a huge weekend of junior football which included the Junior End of Year Carnival. Over 120 people packed out the Norfolk Room of

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Coorparoo’s favourite daughter shines in ‘favourite’ Kings moment

By Alice Barker As the final siren for the 2019 QAFLW season rung at Leyshon Park on Sunday, a chorus erupted. The crowd had gathered for the team but there was one player whose esteem permeated above all else. It

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How a coaching masterstroke help deliver Coorparoo a Premiership

By Ant Wingard Coorparoo’s fate in the 2019 QAFLW Grand Final was sealed somewhere early in the second term. The Kings, desperate to ensure a third straight loss in the title bout was not on the cards, had just booted

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2019 AFL Mackay Junior Awards Night

Last Wednesday AFL Mackay recognised the achievements of local upcoming junior players, volunteers, coaches and parents at Harrup Park for the 2019 Mackay Isuzu UTE Junior Awards Night. AFL Queensland Competition & Club Development Manager – Mackay, Christina Likos commended all

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Demons prey on Panthers while Cats pip Vultures: QAFL Finals Week One Review

By Terry Wilson Poor Panthers were easy prey for the Demons The Surfers Paradise tsunami has steamrolled another victim, this time the Morningside Panthers in the QAFL qualifying final at Sir Bruce Small Park on Saturday. The rampaging Demons, clearly

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Coorparoo dominate Bond University to win QAFLW Premiership

By Ant Wingard It’s taken three long years but Coorparoo are back at the pinnacle of senior women’s football in Queensland following an annihilation of Bond University by 76-points at Leyshon Park. For long, Coorparoo ruled the roost in the

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QFAW Division 1 and Division 2 North and South Grand Final Previews

By Ant Wingard Burleigh Bombettes v Kedron Lions: QFAW Division 1 Grand Final An eleventh hour upset has jolted Kedron into the QFAW Division 1 Grand Final but somehow, it seems rather fitting and fair the Lions get to contest

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