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Yeronga Devils Youth Female Football Program

2022 saw the Yeronga Devils launch a youth female football program, which ensured all girls youth teams had a female coach.   The initiative was aimed to leverage the benefits of positive female role models whilst also providing dedicated opportunities

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Top news, Youth Girls

Career Opportunity: Women and Girls Community Football Lead – QLD

ABOUT US As an organisation, the AFL works tirelessly in all states and at all levels to enhance and grow the game – from grassroots to elite. Together, we put on the game, deliver important events, communicate with our fans,

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Chemist Warehouse AFLW Season 7 Community Ambassador nominations open!

AFL Queensland is calling for nominations for the 2022 Chemist Warehouse AFLW Community Ambassador program. The Chemist Warehouse AFLW Community Cup Ambassador program was established in 2021 to recognise members of the football community who have been instrumental in facilitating

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Queenslanders announced in national Woomeras and Medleys squads

The AFL has announced squads for Sunday’s match between the Woomeras and Medleys, featuring the country’s most promising Indigenous and multicultural under-16 girls footballers. Six girls from Queensland have been named in the national squads representing the best Indigenous and

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Indigenous, Multicultural, Top news

Celebrating Sir Doug Nicholls Round in Queensland

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and contribution to our game is being celebrated across Queensland as part of Sir Doug Nicholls Round. From the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS who will play home games this weekend to local

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Female, Indigenous, Mackay, Northern Rivers, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Queenslanders named in national Woomeras and Medleys teams to face off in June

Six girls from Queensland have been named in national squads representing the best Indigenous and multicultural talent. Players from across the country will come together to form the Indigenous side, the Woomeras, and the multicultural team, the Medleys. The teams

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, Cape York House, Diversity, Featured News, Female, Indigenous, QAFLW, Talent, Top news

North Queensland Women’s squad announced ahead of 2022 NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

AFL Queensland has announced the 2022 North Queensland (NQ) women’s squad, who will travel south in July to face South Queensland (SQ) in the first-ever Queensland female intrastate representative clash. An initial list of 57 players hailing from Capricornia, Mackay,

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Mackay, Top news, Townsville

ATW Eagles Reign Supreme in Wide Bay Women’s Grand Final

The AFL Wide Bay Takalvan’s Senior Women’s Grand Final took place over the weekend, with Bay Power hosting ATW Eagles in what was a wet and wild fight to the finish. After 10 rounds and over 25 games, the Flag

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Finals, Top news, Wide Bay

Spotlight on AFLQ Umpires

To celebrate Community Umpiring Week, we’re recognising some of our superstar team in green! Here’s a bit on how they got involved, why they love it and advice for those wanting to give it a go. Profile #1: NAME: Ben Johnson. DISCIPLINE

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Mackay, QAFL, QAFLW, Top news, Townsville, Umpires, Wide Bay

10 Queenslanders invited to 2022 NAB AFLW Draft Combine

10 Queenslanders have been invited to take part in the 2022 NAB AFLW Draft Combine, with the AFL releasing the full list of invitees today.  This year’s NAB AFLW Draft Combine will again be state-based, with dates and locations to

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Mackay, QAFLW, Top news

3 Queenslanders named in 2022 NAB AFLW Academy Squad

Three Queenslanders have been selected in the 2022 NAB AFLW Academy squad to face off against the Under-23 All Stars. Gold Coast SUNS Academy products Fleur Davies and Alana Gee; who hails from Mackay in Central Queensland, and Ella Smith

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Mackay, QAFLW, Talent, Top news

Queensland ready for the NAB AFLW National Championships

Queensland is ready to start it’s 2022 NAB AFLW National Championships campaign. They’ll meet Vic Metro at Metricon on Tuesday, April 19 before heading to Melbourne to face Vic Country on Friday, April 22. They’ll take on the Allies (NT/Tas/NSW/ACT)

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Mt Gravatt local returns home from NAB AFLW Grand Final experience

Queensland’s Kate Guy has returned home from a trip of a lifetime, as part of her role as a 2022 Chemist Warehouse AFLW Community Ambassador. Kate was one of seven community football representatives from across the country to be named

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2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final kicking goals in Queensland

Queensland’s historic 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final is kicking goals for community AFL with a Palaszczuk Government and AFL partnership delivering 25 club infrastructure projects. Member for Nudgee Leanne Linard said the AFL Grand Final Facilities Fund and a $100,000

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Gold Coast SUNS player announced in Queensland U18 coaching team

Fresh from a superb year with the Gold Coast SUNS, AFL Women’s Premiership player Sarah Perkins has switched her attention to inspiring the next crop of AFLW players. Perkins has been announced as an Assistant Coach for the Queensland Under

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2022 QAFLW Preview – University of Queensland

The University of Queensland will begin its first defence of the Bond University QAFLW Premiership by not specifically thinking about it. While some clubs find a grand final victory warps into believing that only a repeat is acceptable, the Red

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New home for QAFL/QAFLW live-streaming and statistics

AFL Queensland has announced a new home for livestreaming and statistics for the QAFL and Bond University QAFLW seasons with new filming, vision platform and statistics partners on board for Season 2022. DoubleTake Sports, an industry-leading sports broadcasting company, has

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Coorparoo

By Daniel Viles Coorparoo has opted for revolution rather than evolution as it seeks new ways to achieve the successes of old. After five years under Michael Hewitt in which the Kings never missed the finals and won the 2019

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Wilston Grange

By Daniel Viles Wilston Grange enters the 2022 Bond University QAFLW with a new coach, a new captain, and a new generation of players ready to write the next chapter in female football at Hickey Park. You could be forgiven

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news

QAFLW Captains have their say on the upcoming 2022 Bond University QAFLW season

AFL Queensland has polled the eight QAFLW club captains for their views on the impending 2022 Bond University QAFLW Season, and they see Maroochydore and Southport at the top end of the ladder as the teams to beat. Five clubs

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Yeronga South Brisbane

By Daniel Viles Yeronga South Brisbane is relying on its resilient nature and an injection of young talent to return to finals football in the 2022 Bond University QAFLW. No fewer than ten regular top-grade players missed games through injury

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Southport

By Daniel Viles Southport enters the Bond University QAFLW in 2022 with a near-perfect track record, an enhanced playing squad, and a desire to make an immediate impression. After making a very late entry into women’s Australian football, the Sharks

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Aspley

By Daniel Viles A renewed emphasis on attack will be the key to Aspley building on its breakthrough 2021 season and pushing for an inaugural finals appearance in the 2022 Bond University QAFLW. After enduring a winless 2020, Aspley upset

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2022 QAFLW Preview – Bond University

By Daniel Viles Bond University has good reason to believe that, after two Grand Final losses in three years, 2022 will be the year when they can finally call themselves Premiers. The Bull Sharks have won the last three minor

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2022 QAFLW Season Preview – Maroochydore

By Daniel Viles Maroochydore begins its sixth year in the Bond University QAFLW with realistic hopes of not only making it to a Grand Final, but even bringing the flag back to Fishermans Road. One quarter separated the Roos from

Posted in AFL, AFLW, Female, Pre Season, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news

New teams to contest the QFAW Dv2 North and South Flags

Two news teams – Caloundra and Pacific Pines – round out the 18 clubs in the QFAW Division Two North and South competitions in season 2022. The inception of QFAW Division One with reserves has seen the competition split back

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Queensland Under 18 State Team announced ahead of NAB AFLW National Championships

A squad of 28 girls has been named in the Queensland Under 18 State Team to take part in the upcoming NAB AFLW National Championships. The 2022 NAB AFLW National Championships will begin this Sunday, March 20 and run throughout

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, Talent, Top news

Blockbuster year guarenteed for QFAW Div 1 competition

The QFAW Division One competition is set for its biggest year yet with new changes, new teams, new turf and new players guaranteeing a blockbuster season.  For the first time, the 2022 will see the competition run as a Seniors/Reserves

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Females lead a stellar line up of coaches for the inaugural NQ vs. SQ Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW player Jamie Stanton and former All-Australian Jo Butland have been named as the two Head Coaches for the inaugural North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash.  The game, to be played on

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, AFLW, Capricornia, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Mackay, QAFLW, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Queensland football community celebrates International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. Celebrate

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Umpires, Youth Girls

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