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Streetsmarts AFLQ Schools Cup State Finals

It all comes down to this! We’re at the pointy end of the biggest ever StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup. This weekend will see six teams crowned Queensland state champions after the 10 month competition draws to a sensational close at

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Another achievement for women’s football in Queensland

More than 1,200 girls will lace up their footy boots this week and create history as the Queensland Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (QGSSSA) kicks off their first AFL interschool sporting competition. Spread across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast,

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QAFLW Superstars elevated to the SUNS AFLW List

The Gold Coast SUNS have added two new players to its AFLW list for the upcoming season, recruiting Queensland pair Shannon Danckert and Jacqueline Dupuy. The duo have been given a chance on the SUNS AFLW list after the Club

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Southport Sharks elevated into the Bond University QAFLW

AFL Queensland has granted the Southport Sharks Football Club a licence to compete in the 2022 Bond University QAFLW commencing in April next year. The addition of Southport will see the Queensland state league women’s competition expand to nine teams,

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SUNS launch new female coaching scholarship 

By SUNS Media. The Gold Coast SUNS have today launched an exciting new initiative aimed at developing the next crop of professional female coaches. The club is offering two scholarships to female coaches across all the SUNS talent regions of the

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Northern Rivers, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville

An open letter from Gillon McLachlan, AFL CEO

To everyone involved in community football in 2021 – thank you! To everyone involved in community football leagues, clubs and programs across Australia, I want to say a sincere thank you for bringing the game back in what has been

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Finals, Mackay, Mount Isa, Northern Rivers, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Volunteers, Wide Bay

Big cat Moncrieff dominates the 2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards Night

In just his second QAFL season, Jordon Moncrieff has cemented his place in the AFL Queensland history books winning the prestigious 76th J. A Grogan Medal and dominating the 2021 state league awards night. A season which saw the former

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2021 SEQ Youth Player of the Match Winners

Congratulations to all youth teams who participated in Grand Finals across South East Queensland over the weekend.   Friday 3 September (Yeronga) U14 Division 4 Brisbane South – Hamish Lochran, Wynnum U12 Division 4 Brisbane North – Zachary Roberts, North

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Every SEQ Youth Football Grand Final will be live streamed!

AFL Queensland is excited to announce that every SEQ Youth Grand Final across all three venues this weekend will be live streamed! KAWANA Field 1 Kawana https://livestream.com/accounts/9457344/events/9825234<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/livestream.com/accounts/9457344/events/9825234__;!!MoAtgck!L9n_Lbseo23CFzYoR3lxSTPMi42xbIELMk7P9ZEPcmolseQ8SXwze7GBbThZshXMTg$ Field 2 Kawana https://livestream.com/accounts/9457344/events/9825236<https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/livestream.com/accounts/9457344/events/9825236__;!!MoAtgck!L9n_Lbseo23CFzYoR3lxSTPMi42xbIELMk7P9ZEPcmolseQ8SXwze7GBbTiUZQYFAQ$   SOUTHPORT Field 1 – Friday 3 September https://youtu.be/7e4BE6OfmjM

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2021 SEQ QFAW Winners

Congratulations to all of our award winners from the 2021 SEQ Senior Community Football season.  QFAW DIVISION 1 2021 Leading Goalkicker: Katrina Pridmore – Surfers Paradise  2021 Best & Fairest: Alana McNabb – Surfers Paradise and Madeleine Watt – Southport

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2021 McDonald’s Youth Footy B&F Winners

Congratulations to all of our Best and Fairest award winners from the 2021 McDonald’s SEQ Youth Football season.    McDonald’s U12 Division 1 North Noah Cameron Wilston Grange  McDonald’s U12 Division 1 South Taj Murray Burleigh McDonald’s U12 Division 2

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Outstanding contribution by Afghanistan refugee Zimra Hussain

Fifteen-year old Queensland football representative Zimra Hussain has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution from a New Queenslander in the Queensland Government’s Multicultural Queensland Awards.  The Brisbane Lions Academy member arrived to Queensland seven years ago as a refugee from Afghanistan

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Homegrown hero Emma Zielke bringing the AFLW Premiership Cup to Bundaberg

With the AFLW Premiership Cup secured safely in her carry on, football superstar Emma Zielke is bound for Bundaberg, for a weekend of footy celebrations in her home town. The Premiership winning Brisbane Lions AFLW Skipper, who grew up in

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SEQ Community Football Awards Season

Queensland State League Awards (Grogan/Zielke Medal Night) In light of the ever-changing COVID situation, the difficult decision has been made to make the 2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards night a virtual event. How fortunate we are in Southeast Queensland

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Update on the 2021 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup

School footy is coming back! And we’re as excited as a Year 12 student on Graduation Day about it! With the Queensland Government lifting the ban on inter-school sport, AFL Queensland has put together a revised fixture for remainder of

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Senior footy update – community sport ban lifted

In good news for footy, the Queensland Government announced yesterday that the ban on community sport in Southeast Queensland will be lifted at 4pm, Friday 20th August. On Wednesday night, AFL Queensland held a series of meetings with club representatives

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Youth footy update – community sport ban lifted

In good news for footy, the Queensland Government announced on Wednesday that the ban on community sport in Southeast Queensland will be lifted at 4pm, Friday 20th August. Recognising that so many players across Southeast Queensland have missed out on

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Nominations for the 2022 AFLW Community Ambassador program now open

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

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Aspley Hornets Eden nabs Auskicker of the Year nomination!

Eden Sheridan, from Queensland’s Aspley Hornets NAB AFL Auskick Centre, became the envy of all Auskickers on Friday when she was announced as the weekly nominee for the 2021 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition. Eden said she was

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Information from Sport and Recreation Queensland re. community sport in SEQ

Please see the direction that has been provided to AFL Queensland by Sport and Recreation Queensland – Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport, regarding community sport in relation with the current restrictions for the 11 impacted South East Queensland Local Government

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History making 100 games for Bulldogs’s Jessee Gwynne

Thuringowa Bulldogs co-captain Jessee Gwynne will play her 100th Parry NQ Women’s Cup Senior match today in Townsville. In doing so, she becomes the first female player to notch up a century of senior footy games in AFL Townsville history.

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Emma Zielke name etched into Queensland football history

She’s already synonymous with women’s football in Queensland with a long and unrivalled list of achievements, and now the Emma Zielke name will forever be etched into our state’s football history with the naming of the QAFLW Best and Fairest

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Premiership winning Lions celebrate inaugural U9 girls competition

The inaugural Under 9 girls competition in South East Queensland (SEQ) has been celebrated with a gala night of Friday night footy. All Brisbane based teams came together at Coorparoo AFC to play their final round of fixtures and celebrate

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Rosie from Ipswich Eagles nabs a Auskicker of the year nomination

Rosie Thomson, from Queensland’s Ipswich Eagles NAB AFL Auskick Centre, became the envy of all Auskickers on Friday when she was announced as the weekly nominee for the 2021 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition. It was so much

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Maroochydore Roo’s Cross Code Coach

By Lions Media In celebration of Women in Coaching Month, the Brisbane Lions caught up with Academy Coach Jazmin Tweddle to hear about her coaching journey. The Sunshine Coast’s Jazmin Tweddle never set out to become a football coach. In

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SEQ Grand Finals locked in

The 2021 South East Queensland community Grand Finals have been announced, with football fans able to take in games stretching from Sandgate in North Brisbane through to Bond University on the Gold Coast. Match times and admission charges will be

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Seven Queenslanders drafted to the AFLW

In a sign of how strong female footy continues to be in the Sunshine State, AFL Queensland congratulates the seven Queenslanders who were drafted to the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS in tonight’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft. On the

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part Two

It’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft day! You can catch all of the action tonight across the AFL Women’s website and official app with coverage starting from 6:45 pm.   The Queensland pool this year is extremely strong with a handful

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Sam Virgo is leading the way for women’s coaching in Queensland

Sam Virgo has been a trailblazer for women’s football in Queensland. Part of the AFLW since its inaugural season, she played with the Brisbane Lions from 2017 – 2019, notching 15 games.   In 2020 she joined mentor David Lake

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part One

There’s only one week left until the 2021 NAB AFLW Draft, which will take place next Tuesday, July 27th.  Like 2020, the draft will be a virtual affair, with players tuning in from around the country to find out if

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