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2018 AFL Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of the 2018 NAB AFL Draft next week, which commences next Thursday and continues over to Friday, we’ve previewed the best male footballers who could find themselves on an AFL list. With two teams in

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Footy the only sport for Connor McFadyen as draft draws close

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Brisbane Lions Academy member and draft fancy Connor McFadyen wouldn’t be alone as a prodigious talent in two sports throughout his teenage years. Along with his nous as a tall goal-kicking midfielder, McFadyen rose to prominence

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Draft prospect Dirk Koenen hopes to become next in family to step onto national sporting stage

By Sophie Wheeler The Koenen clan might need to add a few more shelves to what must already be an impressive trophy cabinet, as youngest-of-four Dirk Koenen gears up to be the next in the family to step onto 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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Special Feature: John Blair reflects on 37-year coaching career

By Myles Stedman This story first appeared on neafl.com.au 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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NEAFL Grand Final Preview: Southport v Sydney

By JESS WEBSTER, neafl.com.au 2018 Tribal Sport NEAFL Final Series GRAND FINAL Sunday, September 16, 2018 Southport Sharks v Sydney Swans at Fankhauser Reserve, 1pm *This match will be streamed live on NEAFL TV (youtube.com/northeastafl) *Live Champion Data statistics available

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NEAFL Match Preview: Southport v Aspley

By Cameron Smith, neafl.com.au 2018 Tribal Sport NEAFL Final Series PRELIMINARY FINAL 1 Saturday, September 8, 2018 Southport Sharks v Aspley Hornets at Fankhauser Reserve, 1.30pm *This match will be streamed live on NEAFL TV (youtube.com/northeastafl) *Live Champion Data statistics

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Aspley champion Matthew Payne storms home to claim third NEAFL MVP title

By Jess Webster, neafl.com.au Aspley champion Matthew Payne has stormed home to claim an unprecedented third NEAFL MVP trophy and further strengthen his incredible legacy in the competition. Payne, who turns 33 next month, sealed victory at the end of Round

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NEAFL: Gold Coast v Brisbane Preview

By Cameron Smith neafl.com.au   NEAFL ROUND 17 Saturday, July 28, 2018 Gold Coast SUNS (6th) v Brisbane Lions (7th) at Metricon Stadium, 4:00 pm *This match will be streamed live on NEAFL TV (youtube.com/northeastafl) *Live Champion Data statistics available

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QAFL Clubs vye for NEAFL players in 2018 Mini Draft

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard As the football season draws closer, Queensland clubs from both the NEAFL and QAFL competitions have staged the 2018 QAFL Mini Draft this week. The mini draft exists to align every Queensland NEAFL primary listed player

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Queensland Umpires selected for NTFL Grand Final

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Division 1 Grand Final will this year feature a splash of Queensland flare. Queensland umpiring duo, Ashlon Gardner and Tim Sommerville, have been announced as field umpires for the showdown

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NEAFL Fixture Released

The North East Australian Football League is heading to Lismore, Maroochydore and Wollongong for the first time in its history as part of a record number of regional matches scheduled in the 2018 NEAFL Fixture. With the addition of NEAFL

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SUNS Rookie Duo

Gold Coast SUNS Academy players Jacob Dawson and Jacob Heron have been drafted by the SUNS in this afternoon’s rookie draft as pre-selected category B rookies. The national draft wrapped up on Friday night, making it a tense weekend for

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Five Queenslanders Taken in National Draft

A total of five Queenslanders have been selected in one of the more unpredictable national drafts in recent years.  The Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast SUNS  and Melbourne Demons were all involved, in what was undoubtedly a nervous evening for draft

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Mt Gravatt Announce Senior Coach for 2018

The Mt Gravatt Football Club has appointed Daniel Webster as their senior coach for the 2018 QAFL season. Webster impressed the club through an arduous interview process with his experience as a NEAFL assistant coach at Aspley, as well as

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Tuesday Talking Points

Atten . . . tion! Silverware was up for grabs yesterday, in the Army’s AFL National Carnival taking place in Townsville up until Wednesday the 13th. As the picture shows, the 3rd Brigade got on top of the 7th Brigade

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Andrew Ireland Medal for inspirational Keays

Inspirational Brisbane midfielder Ben Keays capped off his season with dominant performance earning the young gun the Andrew Ireland Medal for best-on-ground in the NEAFL Grand Final on Saturday night at the SCG. After being selected with pick 24 in

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Epic NEAFL Grand Final win for Lions

“It’s been a tough few years for the club, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” The Brisbane Lions have pulled off an astounding 2017 NEAFL Grand Final win over the Sydney Swans, tormenting the minor premiers

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Queensland Clubs Fare Well at NEAFL Awards

Southport midfielder Jordan Keras won the NEAFL’s MVP award on Sunday night, in an exciting vote count at Sofitel Brisbane Central that went down to the final round. The 23-year-old averaged 35 disposals and 10 clearances over the course of

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Tuesday Talking Points

Female diversity It’s getting close to a final squad announcement for the female National Diversity Championships, to take place in Byron Bay from the 10th to 13th of October. Trials are underway this week, for both the All Nations (multicultural)

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Queenslanders to Show Wares at State Combine

Tuesday the 8th of August saw the AFL release the list of players invited to take part in state combines all over Australia. The list features a strong representation from the Gold Coast SUNS Academy with Sam Davidson, Harry Simmington

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Tuesday Talking Points

Ultimate pre-game There are few better pre-game rituals to intimidate the opposition than a tribal dance. Here’s a look at some work from Papua New Guinea (the Ole Ole) and Fiji (the Cimbi), from the 2017 International Cup. If you

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Academy Guns invited to Combine

Talented Queensland draft prospects Connor Ballenden and Jack Payne from the Lions Academy, as well as Brayden Crossley from the SUNS Academy have been invited to take part in the National Draft Combine at Etihad Stadium, taking place on the

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Tuesday Talking Points

New Cats on the block Hapeo ‘Hapex’ Bobogi and Kelly Kaugla played their first QAFL game on the weekend and the Papua New Guinean prospects showed they have a bright future in footy. The moment the talented duo was presented

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Talking Indigenous Round with Kapun Morris

One of the most special things about Indigenous Round for skilful Labrador midfielder Kapun Morris, is that he gets to play footy on his country, which, as a member of the Kombumerri Tribe, is the Gold Coast region. “I’m fortunate

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Ducks Hawks and Bradman

On a January summers day at the Gabba, a gangly medium pace bowler lumbered in to deliver a ball in his first Sheffield Shield game. Representing South Australia at the other end of the pitch, already established as the world’s

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150 milestone for umpire James Waldorff

It all started on the lush footy fields of North West Tasmania when Waldorff was in grade four, when a meat pie, a can of Coke and a Killer Python was reward enough. The bonus, was getting to scurry up

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NEAFL super Saturday to feature local talent

While South East Queensland footy will be taking a break over Easter, the NEAFL will be in full swing with a double header at the Southpine Sports Complex, jam packed with homegrown talent. The teams are yet to be confirmed,

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Seven Ex-AFL players in NEAFL Mini Draft

Monday the 20th marked the end of the 2017 NEAFL Mini Draft with clubs Palm Beach Currumbin, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and Labrador all bidding on players at the Southport event. The Mini Draft started on the 15th of March with

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