Junior & Youth

The Victoria Point Sharks are giving back this Christmas

By Ant Wingard It is the season for giving and Victoria Point JAFC have embodied just that as the club are set to once again help those in the community this festive season. Over the coming weeks, the Sharks and

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Top news

SEQ Junior & Youth Football restructure announced

Junior and Youth football in South East Queensland will have a different look in 2020, with AFL Queensland announcing a revamped competition structure for next season and beyond. The changes have been endorsed following a comprehensive review which commenced in

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Top news

Cam Rayner’s new experience in the green

By Cam Rayner Cam Rayner writes for aflplayers.com.au on his new experience from the other side of the whistle. As challenging as waking up early the morning after a game can be, it was well worth the early rise to umpire local footy games

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Top news, Umpires

Victoria Point named Brisbane Lions Community Club of the Year

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au On Saturday evening at The Gabba the Brisbane Lions proudly announced the Victoria Point Sharks as their Community Club of the Year. The Sharks received this award because they have a strong presence in their local

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Aspley junior Ashlan Wakelin reaches 150 games

By Ant Wingard One of Aspley’s most promising young female footballers will reach an unprecedented milestone when she runs out this weekend. Ashlan Wakelin will play her 150th game in the brown and gold this weekend in the Hornets’ Under

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2019 AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals to be held on the biggest stage of all!

In an AFL first, AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that the 2019 AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals will be held at Metricon Stadium on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September. AFL Queensland State Manager- Junior Football Operations, Cherie Brockwell, said she was

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Finals, Junior & Youth, Top news

AFL Brisbane Juniors to celebrate Ronald McDonald House Charity Round

By Ash McCall and Ant Wingard AFL Queensland Brisbane Juniors, in partnership with McDonalds Brisbane, is pleased to announce their second annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Round. The Round will take place in correspondence to junior and youth games across

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Gallery: Brisbane Lions In Your Club Visit – Brisbane Juniors

Over 20 players made a visit to a handful of McDonald’s Brisbane Juniors Clubs last night, Tuesday May 21, to teach the next generations of AFL players! Check out a few of the visits from Coorparoo, Narangba and Kedron! Have

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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

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Regional, Representative Football, Youth Girls

Tom Campbell’s shift to coaches box lifts Wests Juniors

By Chelsea Constable We tend to celebrate the top team’s accomplishments at this time of year, but let’s shift our attention to a certain individual’s triumphs who has gone above and beyond for his teammates and footy club. Although he

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Crowds flock to Grand Finals as McDonalds Brisbane Juniors season draws to a close.

By Chelsea Constable  As the season came to a close, the McDonald’s 2018 AFL Queensland Brisbane Junior’s competition saw 42 teams fight for the seasons premiership titles. The Junior Grand Final Matches rolled out over a three-day format from Friday

Posted in Featured News, Finals, Junior & Youth

Junior Footy Reaches Fever Pitch!

By Larissa Mouttou The AFL Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane Juniors will this weekend wrap up another successful season with their 2018 Grand Final Weekend. Thousands are expected to turn out to Leyshon Park, Ormeau Sports Park and Maroochydore

Posted in Featured News, Finals, Junior & Youth

2018 Gold Coast Juniors Gala Awards Night

By Larissa Mouttou Image: High Flyer Images AFL Gold Coast hosted close to 400 junior players, parents and volunteers at Southport Sharks on Wednesday night to celebrate the 2018 Gold Coast Juniors Gala Awards Night. The 2018 Player of the Year

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2018 McDonald’s Brisbane Juniors Gala Awards Night

By Larissa Mouttou In 2018 AFL Brisbane Juniors increased to 6,953 players, across 433 teams and 48 competitions. On Monday night the best of these Brisbane Juniors came together with family, friends and volunteers at Kedron Wavell Services Club to

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Carindale dunk coaches for MND

By Chelsea Constable Thursday’s training ended a little differently than usual, as coaches, managers and club presidents of the Carindale Cougars Junior Australian Football Club walked away cold and dripping wet, but with a heavy bucket of donations in hand.

Posted in Featured News, Front Page, Junior & Youth, SEQ Community Football

Thomas & Friends™ are back for a fun AFL adventure featuring Sabrina Frederick-Traub

The AFL is pleased to announce a second series of the Thomas & Friends collaboration has been launched today, featuring a special guest appearance by the Brisbane Lions’s Sabrina Frederick-Traub. This year, three episodes have been produced and centre around

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Kedron Juniors JAFC Brisbane Lions Training Clinic

Brisbane Lions duo Harris Andrews and Liam Dawson came down to Kedron JAFC to conduct a training session with the team as part of the ‘I love junior footy’ competition run by AFL Queensland Juniors.

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AFLX takes centre stage at U14 Cross-Conference Invitational

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFLX made its first foray into youth football on the weekend, as eighteen teams across the Wide Bay and South East Queensland regions competed in the Under 14 Youth Boys Cross – Conference Carnival Invitationals. Rules

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QAFL and QFA Colts 2018 Fixture Released

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the finalised structure and fixtures for the Under 18 Colts competition ahead of the 2018 season. The updated structure includes six new teams who will participate in the Colts format

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Cape York claim Seventh Consecutive North Queensland U16 Title

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Football in Northern Queensland has once again been painted green as the Cape York Crusaders soared to victory in the 2018 U16 North Queensland Academy Championships last weekend. The Crusaders went undefeated throughout the tournament, winning

Posted in Featured News, Junior & Youth, Regional, Talent

Wests Juniors to Celebrate 90th Anniversary in 2018

By Anthony Wingard @AntWingard The Wests Juniors Australian Football Club will celebrate the club’s 90th anniversary in 2018, marking close to a century of football in the city’s western suburbs. To commemorate the milestone, the Bulldogs will host an anniversary

Posted in Club Management, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Volunteers

Coxey Making History at Narangba

Narangba Crows President Michael Cox doesn’t really believe in trophies. The forty-seven-year-old account manager judges the success of his club by a different metric; how many kids come back to play next year. It’s a philosophy that’s initiated a strong

Posted in Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, SEQ Community Football, Youth Girls

Show your colours at SEQ Junior Grand Finals

“Bring as much colour and support for the kids as you can,” that’s the message from Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast Juniors ahead of their grand finals this weekend. It’s the first time all South East Queensland junior grand

Posted in Featured News, Front Page, Junior & Youth, Uncategorised

Tuesday Talking Points

Junior finals frenzy Finals are set to get underway this weekend for junior competitions on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts as well as the Wide Bay area, while the Brisbane finals kicked off last weekend. All together, from the Sunny

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Tuesday Talking Points

Long time between drinks for Yeronga Saturday was a historical day for Yeronga South Brisbane, though it might have flown under the radar. Yeronga got on top in their weekend clash with Mayne, running out victors 18.10.118 to 10.13.73. It

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, QWAFL, SEQ Community Football, Talent

School Holiday Camps

AFL Queensland’s famous school holiday camps are back in July with  programs running at Zillmere and Coorparoo. The camps are open to both boys and girls aged 5 to12 years and no previous AFL experience is required. Kids will have the

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Tuesday Talking Points

Post of the week As we know the QAFL is in full swing and as tradition dictates, clubs are doing a fine job of keeping players who might be getting a bit of a head wobble, in line. We’re talking

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Academy Battle in U18 Championships Div 2

The SUNS and Lions academies will go head-to-head in the first round of the 2017 NAB AFL U18 Division 2 Championships. The rivalry is real … and it’s game on. Once the jumper is on and these players cross the

Posted in Featured News, Junior & Youth, NAB AFL Draft, Queensland U18 State Academy, Talent, Uncategorised

Lions Academy Ready for Rivals

Brisbane Lions Academy Manager Luke Curran gives his thoughts on round 1 of the much anticipated NAB Academy Series and the Lion’s pre-season preparations so far. The Brisbane Lions Academy side will face off against the Gold Coast Suns academy

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Junior Football Match Guide — This is Our Game — Tackling Philosophy Safety Size of Field Parents

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