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Bruce Reville awarded 2016 Troy Clarke Scholarship

Wide Bay’s Bruce Reville has been awarded the 2016 Troy Clarke Scholarship,  named after the former Brisbane Bears player and respected AFL Queensland Game Development Manager who passed away in 2013 at just 44 years of age. The scholarship is

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Diversity Champs kick off in Townsville

By Wesley Hull Under the lights on a beautiful, mild Townsville night, the 2016 National Diversity Championships got under way with an opening ceremony at Tony Ireland Stadium. With a cooling light breeze to welcome the event, an enthusiastic crowd,

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Diversity Champs to kick off in Townsville

The Under 15 AFL National Diversity Championships will begin this Sunday April 3 at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville, the traditional land of the Bindal and Wulgurukaba people. Currently in its third year, the AFL National Diversity Championships has been developed

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Cake cut on 150-year celebrations

Beautiful Burleigh Heads provided the perfect backdrop to launch the 150-year celebrations of footy in Queensland and 2016 AFL season today. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan was joined by AFLQ Chief Dean Warren, as well as SUNS’ and Lions’ captains Gary

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Nauru All-Stars to play in SEQ

This week, South East Queensland is playing host to the AFL Nauru All-Stars team Twenty-two of AFL Nauru’s best, combined with a few players from local communities in Queensland, will play two games against South East Queensland teams this weekend.

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Burpengary puts on a QLD footy show

Nearly 4000 fans packed into the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex on Sunday for a Queensland football showcase. Hot and blustery conditions certainly didn’t impact the atmosphere of the day, played on a Burpengary deck that would rival anywhere in

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2016 Multicultural Player Ambassadors Announced

The AFL and Australia Post are pleased to announce its Multicultural Program will expand to 18 player ambassadors in 2016, which includes Queensland based players Dayne Zorko, Adam Saad and Tom Nicholls, and for the first time will include two

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Multicultural Ambassador registrations open

Mabior Chol, drafted last month to Richmond, said he wouldn’t be where he is today without the help of Geoff Palmer. Palmer, the 2015 National Multicultural Ambassador of the Year, introduced Chol to football at Yeronga State High School six

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Upgrade underway at AFL Cape York House

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Work has begun on the latest project to improve facilities for AFL Cape York House in Cairns. Minister for Sport Bill Byrne said the Queensland Government was contributing $425,000 towards an expansion of facilities

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Jim Stynes Scholarships for Queensland talent

Young Queenslanders Elisha King (North Cairns ), Mabior Chol (Yeronga), Rueben William (Zillmere), Shaleise Law (Darling Downs), Shannon Campbell (Wilston Grange), Tahlia Randall (Kawana Park) and Didymus Blankett (Cape York) are amongst the recipients of the Jim Stynes Scholarship Fund

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AFLQ Diversity Academy to open in Brisbane

AFL Queensland today announced the establishment of Australia’s first AFL Diversity Academy at CJ Greenfields Sporting Complex in Brisbane. The AFL Queensland Diversity Academy at Inala will house many of AFL Queensland’s multicultural, Indigenous, female and disability programs including the

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Future bright for Kiwi Jade

Jade Ransfield fell in love with AFL as soon as she started playing, and it would appear the game loves her right back. Ransfield said that after playing her first game, she found it impossible to stop. The 17-year-old, who

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American accent for AFL Gold Coast Juniors

American footy players Daniel Lehane and Bryce Milner are the latest addition to the AFL Gold Coast Juniors coaching staff. Dean Vigus, the Gold Coast Juniors Competition Coordinator, has created an opportunity for young American footballers to gain valuable experience

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AFL kicks off 2015 Toyata AFL Multicultural Round

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2015 Toyota AFL Multicultural Round, celebrating ‘Many Cultures, One Game’ will take place in Round 19 of the Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Multicultural Round highlights the contribution multicultural communities have made to the

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Goal umpire Hung to commentate Q Clash

Whether it’s goal umpiring or commentating an AFL game in Vietnamese, multicultural program ambassador Hung Huynh Quang will play a vital part in this weekend’s multicultural round. Huynh Quang first came to Australia three years ago from Vietnam to complete

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A year in the life of a Multicultural Ambassador

  By Wesley Hull   The New Year arrives with the tingling sensations of a new footy season. But somehow, this year was even more… tingly. With the first ball being bounced  in April, something more exciting preceded it. Would

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QLD All Nations through to Championship GF

  The Queensland All Nations team has made it through to the Grand Final at the AFL National Diversity Championships in Cairns. The side announced its self as a definite title contender when they put the Western Australia team to

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AFL National Diversity Champs – Day 3

Game 28 – Kickstart – Western Australia v South Australia The warning signals had been coming from day One of the championships that Western Australia was peaking, but it was a South Australian side that felt the brunt of that.

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National Diversity Champs – Day 2

The second day of the championships got under way with a Talent Pathways special education session at Cazalys club, adjacent to the football stadium. With a cooler breeze but beautiful tropical skies, another day’s entertainment began. Game 13 – Kickstart

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National Diversity Champs – Day 1

The 2015 National Diversity Championships got under way at Cazalys Stadium in Cairns today on a beautiful and warm tropical day. The event, comprising both the national Kickstart and All Nations Championships, showcased the tremendous Under 15 talent from across

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Inclusion the key for AFLQ Diversity team

The AFL Queensland Diversity Team is now complete with the appointment of Eddie Sansbury to the role of Diversity Coordinator – Talent. The portfolio, managed by Luke Jeffery, takes in the female, Indigenous, disability and multicultural sectors. “As an Indigenous

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Prince shows talents as World rookie

by Grant Hitzman

Posted in Front Page, Multicultural

Mohr footy the key for Magpie recruit

By Beth Newman

Posted in Front Page, Multicultural, QAFL, SEQ Community Football

Rapid rise for Canadian AFL convert

By Beth Newman

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Brother changes view for QLD U18 captain

By Beth Newman

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World XVIII Baru set for bright future

By Mark Perriman

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Kumara stars for World XVIII

By Grant HItzman

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U16 Queenslanders impress in Pool C

Queensland’s U16 team had a successful start to their Nationals campaign, but they weren’t the only Queenslanders who impressed in Rd 1. Three of the states’ promising footballers, Kunjia Kumara, Elijah Baru and Prince Sheriff are members of the World

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2014 Harmony Day at Logan

The AFL kicks off with a split round this weekend featuring the Gold Coast SUNS and Richmond clash at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night. The QAFA (A) is the first South-East Queensland competition to take to the field for season

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AFL Queensland to host inaugural Unity Cup

By Grant Hitzman

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