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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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QWAFL One to Watch Round 10: Kayla Geddes

By Ant Wingard Photo: David Layden Photography 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. Coorparoo and Yeronga have established perhaps the Bond University

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Bond University QWAFL Preview Round 10

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Yeronga South Brisbane v Coorparoo Friday June 15, 7:30PM Leyshon Park, Yeronga The Devils and Kings will kick off a bye-round riddled Round 10 under the bright lights of Friday night; their second meeting of the

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QWAFL One to Watch Round 9: Jemma Abbott

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography   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. Thus far, Wilston Grange have been the

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Round 9 Bond University QWAFL Preview

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo: David Layden Photography Coolangatta Tweed v Maroochydore Corpsure Oval With just two games in the Bond University QWAFL in Round 9, as Coolangatta and Maroochydore have the opportunity to spruik life into their 2018 campaigns after

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Ball transition a highlight in Queensland’s Under-18 losses to Western Australia

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Queensland have suffered two losses in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships in Perth last weekend, going down to a strong Western Australia side in both games. The Sunshine state lead for most of the match, kicking

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AFL Queensland seeking expression of interest for senior women’s football teams for 2019 season

AFL Queensland is now fielding expression of interest applications for clubs wishing to introduce a senior women’s football team for the 2019 season. The women’s space continues to be an exciting frontier in the Queensland football landscape as interest continues

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Hervey Bay claims Wide Bay Women’s Premiership as Competition is Hailed as Huge Success

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Hervey Bay have blitzed the inaugural AFL Wide Bay Women’s competition, ending their undefeated season on a high with a resounding 17-point Grand Final victory over Across the Waves Eagles on Saturday night. The Bombers placed

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Brisbane Lions AFLW Grand Final Preview

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Tomorrow’s AFL Women’s Grand Final concludes the Brisbane Lions’ entertaining yet unprobeable return to the promise land. Somehow, they’ve made it, and now have the opportunity to avenge last year’s defeat; secure their first piece of

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Coolangatta and Robina taste victory in Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard   Coolangatta and Robina earned themselves a slice of women’s football history at the weekend when the two clubs were crowned the inaugural Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown champions in their respective divisions. Coolangatta’s QWAFL side outlasted

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Alpha Sport Preseason set to ramp up

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Preseason football in South-East Queensland is set to step up a notch this weekend with games for both the Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown and Alpha Sport Cup set to take place. Across both Saturday and Sunday

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Lions, Suns U18 Academies prepare for National Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard With the 2018 Academy Series less than a month away, the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns academies will face off once again this weekend. Both the Under-18 Girls and Under-18 Boys academies will be showcased,

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Lions’ last roll of the dice in AFLW blockbuster

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions face an uphill battle to return to the Grand Final for a second consecutive season, but if a string of results falls their way, it could become a reality. After succumbing to a

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Lions edge out Suns as Girls Ready for Under-18 Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions Under-18 Female Academy has continued their superb start to the 2018 season with a convincing 37-point victory over the Gold Coast Suns Under-18 Female Academy on Saturday. The game was featured as a

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Lions let Grand Final hopes slip after Collingwood loss

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions’ hopes of returning to the Grand Final in 2018 have been slashed by Collingwood at Burpengary, suffering a 14-point loss at the hands of the away side on Saturday afternoon. A chance at

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Jindalee and UQ Bolster Women’s Football in Brisbane’s West Under new Agreement

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard A landmark agreement between the University of Queensland Red Lions and Jindalee Jaguars was formalised last week to outline a clear pathway for female footballers in the region from junior and ranks to the QWAFL. Both

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Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown ramps up for 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland has this week announced the fixture for the Alpha Sport Women’s Showdown, featuring two single-day competitions for the south east regions’ four senior female competitions. The showdown will be held at Leyshon Park, Yeronga

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