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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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Roos break the streak: QAFLW Round 2 Review

By Ant Wingard   Coolangatta hit the break undefeated after 70-point drubbing of UQ Coolangatta Tweed have emerged as the early favourites after two rounds of QAFLW action with an emphatic 70-point rout of University of Queensland. The Bluebirds made

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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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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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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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Bond University 2019 QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Having experienced a taste of success against 2018’s heavyweights, Bond University hope to take another step this season. Across their first four games in their new division having graduated from the QFAW Division 1 competition in 2017,

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Yorston a Rising Star

By Ant Wingard Brisbane Lions midfielder Jac Yorston has been awarded a NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Nomination after a commanding performance in the Lions’ Round 6 loss to Carlton at Ikon Park. Yorston collected 12 disposals and laid six

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Maroochydore Roos 2019 Bond University QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The benchmark for a successful Bond University QAFLW season has been proclaimed as the Maroochydore Roos look to regain footing in their third season in the state competition. After winning just one game throughout their 2018 campaign,

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Aspley Hornets 2019 Bond University QAFLW Season Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard As the newest team in the Bond University QAFLW, the Aspley Hornets are ready to make their mark, but the new kids on the block aren’t shying away from the challenge that lies ahead. The Hornets’ elevation

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QFAW Division 2 North and South Fixtures announced for season 2019

AFL Queensland has today announced the 2019 fixtures for the QFAW Division 2 North and South competition. Following the re-alignment of AFL Queensland’s female football structure, both Division 2 competitions have endured significant change ahead of season 2019. The 15-round

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Mackay to host QW Winter Series match

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland today announced that Mackay will host the Gold Coast SUNS and Brisbane Lions women’s teams for a Queensland Women’s Winter Series (QW Winter Series) match on 23 June. Fiona McLarty, Gold Coast SUNS Head of

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QFAW Division 1 Fixture announced for season 2019

AFL Queensland has today announced the 2019 fixture for the QFAW Division 1 competition. The 17-round season will commence on Saturday, April 6, with games played across both the Gold Coast and Moreton Bay regions. The re-alignment of AFL Queensland’s

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Brisbane derby headlines opening round of 2019 Bond University QAFLW Fixture

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard University of Queensland will have the first opportunity to usurp Wilston Grange from their throne in 2019 after the Round 1 fixture for the Queensland Australian Football League Women’s (QAFLW) season was announced today. University of

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AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s ready for Round 1

By Ant Wingard Football returns to the Wide Bay region this weekend with season two of the AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s competition commencing. Following the success of the inaugural 2018 campaign, all six of the Wide Bay’s female teams

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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

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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

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2018 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of next Tuesday’s 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, we’ve previewed the best female footballers who could land on the Brisbane Lions list. This year, the Brisbane Lions hold eight selections in the draft and can

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AFLW the ultimate dream for Jacqueline Yorston after historic 2018 season

By Sophie Wheeler Despite being a life-long Collingwood fan, running out with the Brisbane Lions for the 2019 AFL Women’s season is the “ultimate dream” for 17-year-old Jacqueline Yorston. Last week, Yorston joined fellow Queenslanders Natalie Grider and Lauren Bella

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One thousand kilometres away from home, Bella eyes off new home in AFLW

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard At just 17, Bond University ruckman Lauren Bella possesses maturity well beyond her years. Currently, she’s one of three Queenslanders competing at the NAB AFLW Draft Combine at Marvel Stadium but Bella’s life in the sporting

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Under 14 State Championships a family affair

By Ant Wingard This weekend’s 2018 AFL Queensland Under 14 and Under 17 State Championships is an important fixture on the calendar for many bidding footballers across the state, but for one family, the four-day carnival is an entire family

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Record six Queenslanders named in the AFLW All Australian team

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard The future is bright for female football in Queensland. Last night, six Queenslanders were awarded an All Australian guernsey after starring in the maroon at the NAB AFL Women’s U18 National Championships and again in the

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Bond University QWAFL Grand Final Preview

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Wilston Grange v Coorparoo Sunday August 26, 2:30pm Leyshon Park Yeronga This season has been Wilston Grange’s coming out party but all of their success throughout 2018 could be for nothing if they can’t produce one

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QWFA Division 1 Finals Review: Week 1

By Ant Wingard Elimination Final 1: Moreton Bay v Kedron Moreton Bay                             1.0, 4.1, 4.3, 4.6 (30) Kedron                                  0.0, 1.0, 2.1, 2.1 (13) GOALS, Moreton Bay: A. Higgins 2, C. Chamings 1, L. Postlethwaite 1. Kedron: E. Rogers 1, L. Asimcdonald 1. BEST, Moreton Bay: L. Postlethwaite, R.

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Bond University QWAFL Round 14 Review

By Ant Wingard University of Queensland                3.2,  3.3,  4.4,  6.8  (44) Wilston Grange                          1.0,  2.2,  4.2,  4.2  (26) GOALS, University of Queensland: M. Beaven 3, A. Moran 1, J. Childes 1, J. Maher 1. Wilston Grange: S. Wheeler 1, M.

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NQ Youth Girls Head To Airlie Beach For Inaugural Championships

By Larissa Mouttou The best Youth Girls players Northern Queensland has to offer will come together for the Inaugural North Queensland Youth Girls Academy Championships hosted at Airlie Beach this weekend. This is a historic moment for female sport in

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“It was the best game we’ve played in this jumper” Queensland bring the pressure in historic AFLW win

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media/Jason O’Brien On Tuesday, the Queensland Under-18 girls side made history in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s National Championships. Their nine-point victory over historical powerhouse Victoria Metro signalled the first time ever

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Queensland record first ever win over Vic Metro in NAB AFLW U18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: AFL Media / Jason O’Brien Queensland has produced its first ever win over powerhouse Victoria Metro in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 National Championships, defeating the southern side by eight points at Broadbeach.

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Round 12 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Coolangatta Tweed v Bond University Saturday June 30, 4:45pm. Corpsure Oval, Coolangatta Ahead of Round 12, it appears Wilston Grange have all but sewn up top spot of the ladder. That leaves just three remaining finals places

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QWAFL One to Watch Round 11: Emily Bliss

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Throughout the Bond University QWAFL season, AFL Queensland will take a look at a select few players to watch in the upcoming weekend’s action. Since the realignment of the premier women’s football competition in South East

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Round 11 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Yeronga South Brisbane v Coolangatta Tweed Saturday June 23, 4:45PM Leyshon Park, Yeronga Yeronga will look to reignite their season in Round 11 against Coolangatta, or the Devils risk falling out of finals contention as we enter

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