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Queensland Wheelchair AFL Team Named

Former Paralympians Alison Mosely and Michael Dobbie-Bridges headline the Queensland team at next month’s 2023 Toyota Wheelchair AFL National Championships in Victoria.   The Championships, co-delivered by the AFL and Disability Sports Australia, provides Australia’s most talented wheelchair footballers with

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2024 QAFL Coaching Appointments

There will be a number of clubs see a changing of the guard in 2024, with multiple QAFL sides announcing new head coaches ahead of pre-season getting underway in the coming months. Noosa were the first of the competition to

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By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   MAROOCHYDORE tasted its first premiership victory in the QAFL when they defeated Palm Beach Currumbin by eight-points in the Colts Grand Final at Giffin Park.   The Roos led by 21-points heading into the final

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By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend After a pulsating 21 rounds in the home 2023 QAFL Senior Men’s Home and Away season, we finally have the top six locked away with the opening week of finals fresh on our doorstep. It took

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Queenslander Zorko calls time on Lions captaincy

Dayne Zorko will go down in history as one of the most decorated Brisbane Lions captains after calling time on a remarkable five-year stint as skipper of the AFL club. While his AFL playing days will continue, the announcement that

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QLD volunteers recognised with Australia Day Honours

Three AFL Queensland volunteers have been recognised for their outstanding service and dedication to Australian Football in the 2023 Australia Day Honours. Paul Stevens received an OAM for his service to the Gold Coast community, including 20 years with the

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Representative Talent Set To Shine at NQ v SQ

The highly anticipated North Queensland v South Queensland clash, with some of the state’s most exciting, emerging talent, will be played this Saturday at Southport’s Fankhauser Reserve.  Players from North Queensland will fly south to take on their South Queensland

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Yeppoon Swans raise $105,000 for MND

Capricornia media personalities, local identities, AFL Queensland staff and Watkins family members braved the freezing cold temperatures for the Yeppoon Swans’ third annual Freeze MND Yeppoon event on Saturday, to raise more than $105,000 for Motor Neurone Disease. This year’s

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Paul from Mayne Tigers JAFC NAB AFL Auskick Program. He is in his third year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job on the northside ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules!

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Career Opportunities: Umpire Development Trainee

AFL Queensland currently has an exciting position available for someone wanting to pursue a career in the AFL industry through AFL SportsReady. As the successful applicant, you will: • Be employed by AFL SportsReady. • Work on-site with AFL QUEENSLAND

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AFL Queensland – Community Football Update

A note to the AFL football community, The health and well-being of fans, players, umpires, officials, partners, volunteers and communities has been our number one priority. We are determined to be part of the whole of community response to slow

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Club back from brink

By Kristy Muir  Moorooka Australian Football Club is ‘thriving’   IT is the little Aussie rules club that could. The Moorooka Roosters AFC is proof struggling sport clubs can change their financial situation with the right attitude and people in

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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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2019 Bond University QAFLW Preliminary Finals

YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE v. COORPAROO Coorparoo                               0.0,  0.4,  6.6,  8.8  (56) Yeronga South Brisbane         2.2,  2.3,  3.4,  6.4  (40)   GOALS, Coorparoo: Wuetschner 3, J. Tawhiao-Wardlaw 2, T. White 2, P. Parker 1. Yeronga South Brisbane: Farquharson 2, M. Goodwin

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2019 Bond University QAFLW

BOND UNIVERSITY v. YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE Bond University            3.3, 4.3, 9.6, 10.8 (68) Yeronga South Brisbane      1.0, 1.0, 1.0, 2.0 (12) GOALS, Bond University: T. Smith 3, E. Boles 3, K. Howarth 2, L. Attard 1, J. Maher 1. Yeronga South

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Bond University QAFLW Round 14 Results

ASPLEY HORNETS WFC V WILSTON GRANGE Wilston Grange                       1.2, 2.9, 3.12, 6. 13 (49) Aspley Hornets WFC               1.3, 2.3, 3.5, 3.5 (23) GOALS, Wilston Grange: A. Kelly, C. Svarc, M. Peeters, E. ManNeil, I. Stackelberg, S. Peeters.

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Bond University QAFLW Round 13 Results

MAROOCHYDORE V ASPLEY Maroochydore                        3.3, 5.8, 10.11, 14.15 (99) Aspley Hornets                       0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0 (0) GOALS, Maroochydore: B. Smith 2, T. Randall 2, K. Surman 2, S. Campbell 2, C. Gregory 2, K. Sills 1, I. Dawes 1, I.

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More of the Kangaroo: Football in Darling Downs

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

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Trio of Panther veterans hang up the boots

By Terry Wilson   A TRUCKLOAD of experience has departed Jack Esplen Oval with three of Morningside’s finest ever players hanging up the boots. Kent Abey, Nathan Kinch and Matt Logan have all confirmed they are retiring,  which means a

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Claye Beams puts pen to paper with the Western Magpies

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Former Brisbane Lions defender Claye Beams will don the black and white next season after the 27-year-old officially signed on with the Western Magpies for the 2019 QAFL season. The confirmation was first announced by the

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Habitual schedule the perfect launching pad for Bailey Scott as decision looms near

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Potentially the biggest decision of Bailey Scott’s life awaits just weeks away, but the Gold Coast Academy Product is barely thinking about it. That’s in part due to his already busy schedule which this week included

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From the Top End to the draft: Coleman’s football gamble is about to pay off

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard At just ten years old, future draft hopeful Keidan Coleman packed his bags and travelled half way across Australia in hope of fulfilling his Australian Rules Football dream. Now, Coleman finds himself among a select group

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AFLW the next chapter in Grider’s Collingwood connection

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Football wouldn’t mean as much as it does today for AFL Women’s Draft hopeful Natalie Grider if it wasn’t for long-time teammate Gabby Collingwood. The pair’s journey spans back several years and is set to reignite later

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Special Feature: John Blair reflects on 37-year coaching career

By Myles Stedman This story first appeared on It’s Thursday October 10, 2002. Brisbane International Airport. The Morningside Panthers are meant to be here with their coach John Blair for their flight to Bali, but they’re not. Three days

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Grand Final Celebrations Continue as Carrara Saints Take Premiership Trophy on Island Escapade

By Sophie Wheeler The Carrara Saints have celebrated their first ever senior premiership in unique fashion by taking their well-earned silverware on an adventure across international waters. Senior Club President Michael Spittle and his son, Senior Vice Captain Ben Spittle,

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“It was a fantastic week”: Sunsets win state championship as carnival is hailed a success

By Cameron Smith The Under 14 and Under 17 Female State Academy Championships at Maroochydore Multisports Complex have concluded after five days of tough competition. The Gold Coast Sunsets were victorious in the Under 17 Female Championships beating North Queensland

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2018 QAFL Grand Final Umpire Panel Announced

By Ant Wingard Experienced NEAFL field umpire Cameron Valenti will lead the 2018 QAFL Senior Grand Final umpiring panel for Saturday’s decider between Palm Beach Currumbin and Broadbeach at Leyshon Park, Yeronga. Valenti has officiated 21 games at NEAFL level

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Erickson, Groves-Little and Gibson claim Grogan Medal top honours

By Larrissa Mouttou In his first full season at QAFL level, Broadbeach midfielder Blake Erickson has taken out the 2018 Grogan Medal. Erickson was awarded the maximum three votes in Cats victories in Rounds 1, 5 and 8. He went on to confirm his win

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Cats into QAFL Grand Final despite major injury dramas

By Terry Wilson Image: BC Sleep Photography BROADBEACH have broken a lengthy drought by qualifying for the QAFL Grand Final, their first premiership decider since 1996 when they won the GCAFL flag. The Cats again defied the critics by making

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Aspley Hornets to join QWAFL in 2019

By Larrissa Mouttou AFL Queensland have formally advised the Aspley Hornets of their entry into the 2019 QWAFL competition. Having been unsuccessful in their submission to join the State’s premier women’s competition in 2018, the recently crowned QFA Division 1

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