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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AFL Inclusion All-Australian squad prepares for international debut

The 2019 AFL Inclusion All-Australian squad will travel to Brisbane this week to take part in two demonstration matches as a showcase sport at the 2019 INAS Global Games. The respective squad of 26 men is made up of the top footballers

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2019 AFL Queensland Game Development Awards Winners

Last Friday AFL Queensland recognised the contribution of AFL game development ambassadors and volunteers across Queensland and NSW Northern Rivers at this year’s AFL Queensland Game Development Thank You Function. More than 150 AFL School Ambassadors, Junior Match Program Coaches and

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AFL Queensland nominated for Multicultural Queensland Month honours

AFL Queensland has been named among 23 finalists in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity. Nominated in the Minister’s Choice Category for Outstanding Engagement, AFL Queensland has demonstrated excellent engagement through the Multicultural Ambassador Program

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Pride Round: What does it mean to you?

This weekend, competitions across Queensland’s South East will celebrate the first ever Pride Round. The Pride Round aims to promote LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in community sporting clubs across the state. So ahead of the historic weekend we asked some players, coaches

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Pride Round heads to Queensland

AFL Queensland will make history on July 27 with the first ever Pride Round, being played across the state. Pride Round, follows on from an initiative by Robina AFC last year which saw Queensland’s inaugural AFL Pride Cup played between the

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AFL Inclusion Carnival Day Two Wrap

By Ant Wingard Missed the action from Day One of the AFL Inclusion Carnival? Check the day one wrap right here. Queensland v South Australia Queensland entered day two of the Inclusion Carnival in sixth place and faced a tough

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AFL Inclusion Carnival Day One Wrap

By Ant Wingard Queensland v NSW/ACT The Rams, who were playing on their home field in Sydney’s west managed to get the fast start in the contest however Queensland weathered their early push to show composure. The Big Q soon

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Queensland Inclusion Squad Announced

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the state inclusion team that will compete at the National Inclusion Carnival next month. The 16-player squad will compete at the carnival in Sydney from Monday July 15 to Sunday July

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Gallery: The Long Walk Brisbane 2019

500 people participated in Brisbane’s Long Walk, trekking the 2.3km from the Wheel of Brisbane to the Gabba, where they cheered on the Brisbane Lions in their game against Hawthorn.  The Walk was established 15 years ago by Michael Long,

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Gallery: Gold Coast v Sunshine Coast Inclusion Trials

Last Sunday, May 5, participants from the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast competed in an Inclusion game at Southpine Sports Complex.  Images have been supplied by Sue-Anne Tyrell.   

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Morningside Panthers to tackle discrimination this Mothers’ Day

By Ant Wingard The Morningside Panthers are taking a stand against discrimination this Mothers’ Day with the first Panthers Respect Community Fun Day. This Sunday, May 12, the Panthers will invite members of the wider community to partake in the

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National Inclusion Carnival headed to Sydney

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2019 AFL National Inclusion Carnival will be held in Sydney in July. Held annually, the AFL National Inclusion Carnival brings together male footballers with an intellectual disability from across the country to take

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AFL Community Ambassador registrations now open

AFL Queensland are on the look out for Community Ambassador for the 2019 season with registrations opening today, January 30. This year, AFL Community Ambassadors will carry the theme of Enjoyment, Engagement and Celebrating the Wins. Since its inception in

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Inclusion Grand Final takes centre stage at Schools Cup Grand Finals

By Ant Wingard When the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS face off on the field, the resulting outcome is usually one highlighted by intensity and evoked by a desire to be the state’s most dominant AFL side. But during

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AIIC Brisbane win 2018 Bachar Houli Cup

By Ant Wingard Australian International Islamic College Brisbane has taken out the 2018 Bachar Houli Cup. The competition was hosted by AFL Queensland at Leyshon Park, Yeronga, last Friday, August 10, with over 50 Islamic school students participating. The Bachar

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“To get into division one is a massive achievement.” Queensland cap off successful Inclusion Carnival

By Ant Wingard@AntWingard Queensland produced a successful campaign at the 2018 AFL National Inclusion Carnival, finishing the week-long event with a fourth-place finish overall. The AFL National Inclusion Carnival aimed at bringing together footballers with an intellectual disability from across

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Act of kindness as Hermit Park Tigers deliver memorable goal

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard It was the moment which captured the hearts of football fans around the nation. During a routine match between the Hermit Park Tigers and Northern Beach Suns in the Townsville Reserves competition, came a moment players from

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Queensland ready to go for the 2018 National Inclusion Carnival

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Queensland will travel to Tasmania for the 2018 AFL National Inclusion Carnival on Monday with one eye firmly on the grand prize. The Sunshine State are yet to claim victory at the annual inclusion carnival, which

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