Finals

Queensland AFL Grand Final Highlights and Stories

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Amid numerous AFL grand final highlights in the Queensland football archives it is difficult to go past one as the very best …. the Brisbane Lions’ 2003 premiership. While there are others that individually are special,

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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

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Tigers crowned 2021 QAFL Reserves Premiers

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   After a near-flawless season in 2021, Labrador is on top of the QAFL Reserves world after celebrating a famous 39-point win over Morningside at Fankhauser Reserve in Southport on Saturday.   After leading by 24-points

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Labrador does all of the Wright things to secure the QAFL Colts Flag

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Ruckman Nathan Wright has made the ultimate statement to the Queensland AFL competition with a remarkable best-on-ground effort to guide Labrador to the 2021 Colts premiership over Broadbeach at Fankhauser Reserve in Southport last Saturday.  

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Cats end 25-year drought to claim maiden QAFL Flag

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   Broadbeach is the toast of the Queensland AFL after breaking through for its maiden QAFL Senior Premiership when it took down Maroochydore at Fankhauser Reserve in Southport on Saturday.   In a blockbuster contest played

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Queenslanders star in the Brownlow Medal Count

Submitted by Peter Blucher. There was a slightly weird ‘look’ in the room at the Gabba on Sunday night as Port Adelaide’s Ollie Wines won the 2021 Brownlow Medal and Dayne Zorko topped the Queensland count. Sitting among the Lions

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QAFL Grand Final Showdown Preview: Broadbeach v Maroochydore

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend THE RUN DOWN After yet another COVID-19 interrupted season, we have now reached the summit of AFL in Queensland with the 2021 QAFL Senior Grand Final at Southport. This match between Broadbeach and Maroochydore is historical

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QAFL Reserves Grand Final Preview: Morningside v Labrador

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend IN BRIEF One of the great tragedies of the Reserves home and away season is that COVID-19 denied these two outstanding teams a meeting. Fans had to wait until the second week of the finals before

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QAFL Colts Grand Final Preview: Labrador v Broadbeach

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend BRIEF Labrador has been the best team in the Colts competition all season and it is of no surprise that they have made the Grand Final considering their near flawless performance since the opening bounce of

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Tigers Roar into QAFL Reserves Grand Final

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Labrador has fired a massive warning shot to reigning premiers Morningside when it accounted for Palm Beach Currumbin by 22-points in the Reserves Preliminary Final at Labrador on Saturday. After bolting away to a 27-point lead

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QAFL Colts: Cats have a shot at redemption

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Broadbeach secured its place in the 2021 Colts Grand Final to take on Labrador this week at Southport after a convincing 46-point win over Morningside at Labrador on Saturday. After leading by 29-points at the opening

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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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Maroochydore advance to QAFL Grand Final in miracle comeback

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Maroochydore has joined Broadbeach as the 2021 Senior QAFL Grand Finalists after an extraordinary win over Labrador in the Preliminary final at Labrador on Saturday. The Roos trailed by as much as 22-points when Tiger Pearce

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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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QAFL Reserves: Prelim Final Preview – Labrador v Palm Beach Currumbin

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief Labrador has been the team to beat all season, going through the home and away season undefeated with 14 wins from as many matches. It had its only stumbling block when it went down

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QAFL Prelim Final Preview – Labrador v Maroochydore

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief This is the ultimate Cinderella story of the 2021 season, but the question is, who gets to claim the happy ending? Labrador, under AFL Queensland Senior Coach of the Year winner for Nick Malceski

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QAFL Colts Prelim Final Preview – Morningside v Broadbeach

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief After just sneaking into the top six, two-points ahead of Palm Beach Currumbin and Noosa, Broadbeach is standing at the front door of a potential Grand Final berth. The sixth placed Cats have taken

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Week Two of the 2021 Toyota AFL Finals Series Delivers Strong Ratings

Week Two of the 2021 Toyota AFL Finals featuring the Geelong Cats, GWS GIANTS, Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs attracted a total audience of 3.15 million viewers, up nine per cent on Week Two of the 2019 Toyota AFL

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QAFL Colts – Match Reviews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   TIGERS ROAR INTO DECIDER   After getting bundled out in week one of the 2020 finals at the hands of Morningside by four-points, Labrador turned the tables on their 2020 opponents and secured a courageous

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QAFL Reserves – Match Reviews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   PANTHERS ADVANCE IN HEART STOPPER   Morningside is buzzing this week after its Reserves team celebrated a thrilling one-point win over Labrador to advance to the 2021 Grand Final.   To continue the line of

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Roos continue their fairytale run

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   After defeating just one of the top six teams across the home and away season, Maroochydore has firmed as one of the bolters of the QAFL Senior competition when it took down reigning premers Morningside

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Cats one step closer to Premiership Redemption

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   Broadbeach has secured the opening spot in the 2021 QAFL Senior Football Grand Final at Southport after an inspiring four-point win over Labrador on Saturday.   After kicking 3.12 in the first half, the Cats

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QAFL Colts Semi Final Previews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Semi Final – 1 | Labrador Labrador v Morningside In  Brief Labrador has been arguably the best-performed team of any that has competed across the Seniors, Reserves and Colts competitions in the QAFL competition this year.

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QAFL Reserves Semi Final Previews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Semi Final – 1 | Labrador Oval  Labrador v Morningside  In Brief These two teams have been the bench mark of the 2021 Reserves season. Labrador has continued its extraordinary rise as a football club, going

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Coleman ready to fly high again as Lions take on the Bulldogs

By Peter Blucher Keidean Coleman is living proof that 12 months is a long time in football. This time last year, as the Brisbane Lions prepared for their second final of the Covid-interrupted 2020 season against Geelong at the Gabba,

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QAFL: Semi Final Preview – Morningside v Maroochydore

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief If all finals football could be as good as what we saw last week, the pressure is on for the remainder of the teams competing in the Senior competition to live up to that

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QAFL: Semi Final Preview – Labrador v Broadbeach

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief After finishing in eighth position on the ladder in 2020 with one win and basically 11-goals ahead of Wilston Grange, Labrador has executed the perfect turn-around from near cellar-dwellers one season to minor premiers

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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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QAFL Colts – Elimination Final Reviews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend WILSTON GRANGE v BROADBEACH Broadbeach has celebrated one of its best wins of the 2021 season with an impressive 27-point win over Wilston Grange at Redland-Victoria Point on Saturday. The Cats went into the contest as

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Statement re. AFL Mackay Grand Finals

On Thursday (26 August), Harrup Park advised AFL Queensland that they had secured three international women’s ODI fixtures and as a result AFL Mackay would be unable to host the six Grand Finals booked for Saturday, 11 September. An alternate

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