Finals

Queensland’s AFL Grand Final History

By Peter Blucher Sam Reid is set become the 25th Queenslander to play in an AFL Grand Final on Saturday. And desperately hoping to join him is teammate and would-be 26th Queensland grand final player Lachy Keeffe. It is a

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Queenslanders vye for a spot in the AFL Grand Final

By Peter Blucher Lachy Keeffe faces an anxious week as he ponders the possibility of his greatest football moment going one step further into a grand final or turning into his biggest nightmare. Keeffe was a star in the GWS

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Kedron run away to win QFA Division 3 Reserves Premiership

By Alice Barker The Kedron Lions rose to the occasion to beat the Wynnum Vikings by 28-points in the QFA Division 3 Reserves Grand Final at Leyson Park on Saturday. The win places the Lions at the pinnacle of the

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Inside the Demons’ den: How Surfers Paradise celebrated their Premiership win

By Terry Wilson Deelightful Surfers are new QAFL champions It was a bell-ringer of a grand final that had it all, from fierce physicality to the euphoric scenes at the full-time siren, to the emotional afterglow in the raucous Surfers

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15-goal Nickalls powers Moreton Bay to QFA Division 3 Premiership

By Alice Barker Fifteen goals from Lions spearhead Rhys Nickalls has helped Moreton Bay power to win the QFA Division 3 Premiership in a 64-point affair against Wynnum. Nickalls, who has now kicked over 100 goals on the season, booted

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Demons defy odds to break premiership drought in QAFL classic

By Ant Wingard Surfers Paradise have broken a 21-year premiership drought to rewrite the history books with a two-point win in a QAFL Grand Final classic against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Demons have been forced to wait since 1998 to

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Wilston Grange produce comeback to pip Lions in the QAFL Colts Grand Final

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange has produced a miraculous comeback to win the QAFL Colts Premiership in a thrilling five-point affair against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Gorillas trailed at every break but always loomed ominously, leaving their tile for the

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QAFL Grand Final Preview: Palm Beach Currumbin v Surfers Paradise

By Terry Wilson 2019 QAFL Grand Final PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN v SURFERS PARADISE At Metricon Stadium, 2.30pm Saturday The match will be livestreamed here.  Ins: Palm Beach Currumbin – John Macansh. Surfers Paradise – Sam Jewell. Outs: Palm Beach Currumbin –

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Whetton wins Golden Whistle as QAFL Umpiring Panel is locked in

By Hayley Hinze After a successful season in the green, NEAFL Field umpire Samuel Whetton has received the 2019 Golden Whistle Award as well as a spot on the Senior QAFL Grand Final Panel, at this year’s Grand Final Recognition

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Lions on brink of history as they chase hat-trick of premierships

By Terry Wilson Palm Beach Currumbin will join an elite group of clubs should they beat Surfers Paradise in the QAFL grand final at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. After beating Labrador in the 2017 premiership decider at Fankhauser Reserve, then

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Cohesion the key for Bond University’s meteoric rise to the QAFLW Grand Final

By Hayley Hinze Leading into the QAFLW Grand Final this weekend, minor premiers Bond University reflect on the year’s rises and falls to prepare for a tough match against Coorparoo. Only three weeks ago in Round 14, Bond University was

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QAFLW Development League Grand Final Preview

By Hayley Hinze Well this is it; it’s the closing instalment of the QAFLW Development League which will either see Coorparoo finally get the upper hand over Bond University, or see the minor premiers successfully round off their season. Rewind

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2019 QAFLW Grand Final Preview: Bond University v Coorparoo

By Ant Wingard Bond University coach Shane Atkins is expecting a fierce contest in this weekend’s Bond University QAFLW Grand Final against Coorparoo, labelling the Kings a classy side. Despite finishing the season atop the ladder and claiming the minor

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“You’ve gotta hope so”: Wuetschner hopeful of breaking Grand Final duck

By Ant Wingard Grand Final appearances and Coorparoo always seem to go hand in hand. It’s nearly a given each year that the Kings will be one of the final two teams remaining to compete in the season’s final game.

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