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2019 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects

By Ant Wingard There is just one week left until the 2019 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, November 27 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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Veteran NEAFL pair promoted to AFL Umpire Panel

By Ant Wingard Two of Queensland’s most promising umpires will ply their trade at the elite level in 2020 following their appointment to the senior AFL umpire panel. Queensland pair Jesse Baird and Matt Bridges were promoted to the AFL

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Redland-Morningside links present as NEAFL returns to Jack Esplen Oval

By Terry Wilson Former Morningside coach Martin King and current Redland captain Hayden Bertoli-Simmonds have applauded the decision to stage a NEAFL/QAFL double-header at the same venue on Saturday. It will be the first time in a while that teams

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Sunshine Coast homecoming perfect for an Angus NEAFL Debut

By Ant Wingard The Sunshine Coast remains rather unfamiliar territory for the NEAFL. Unlike the Gold Coast or the surrounding Brisbane suburbs north and south of the brown snake, the Sunshine Coast doesn’t boast any teams that compete in the

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Maroochydore to host NEAFL in ‘festival of football’ this weekend

By Alice Barker The Sunshine Coast is preparing for a ‘festival of football’ this weekend as they welcome the NEAFL alongside the QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup competitions at the Maroochydore Multisport Complex. AFL Queensland Sunshine Coast Regional Manager,

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Baker to make AFL debut

By Peter Blucher Former Aspley speedster Oskar Baker will make a fairytale AFL debut in Perth tonight to deliver on a promise to his late mother. Baker, eight days short of his 21st birthday and four days off the second

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‘Ace’ earns Round 6 NEAFL Rising Star Nomination

By Jessica Webster, neafl.com.au Gold Coast SUNS Academy member Hewago Paul Oea is the Round 6 NEAFL Rising Star nominee following an impressive performance against Aspley on Saturday. Nicknamed ‘Ace’, the small forward collected 19 disposals, laid six tackles and

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More than a dozen Queensland footballers nominate for mid-season rookie draft

By Ant Wingard Over a dozen Queensland footballers could land on an AFL team’s list after nominating for the upcoming mid-season rookie draft. As first reported by afl.com.au’s Marc McGowan, 16 players from the Sunshine State have nominated for the

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AFL Queensland celebrates ANZAC Round this weekend

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland, along with its clubs and competitions, hold ANZAC Day close to their heart and will commemorate ANZAC Round this weekend, April 24 to 28. ANZAC Round aims to recognise and remember all Australians and New

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, QFA, QWAFL, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

NEAFL Round 2 Preview

By NEAFL Media Aspley v Southport Saturday, April 13, 2019 Aspley Hornets (8th) v Southport Sharks (2nd) Voxson Oval, 2.45pm SUMMARY A rematch of last year’s Preliminary Final unfolds at Voxson Oval on Saturday in a contest which throws in

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NEAFL Round 1 Preview

By NEAFL Media The NEAFL returns this weekend, Saturday April 6, with all five Queensland-based clubs in action. Check out the form guide ahead of each contest below. Southport Sharks v Redland Bombers Fankhauser Reserve, 1.30pm Reigning premier Southport will

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Ex-AFL talent selected in 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft

By Ant Wingard Over 20 NEAFL players have found their place on QAFL lists following the 2019 NEAFL Mini Draft late last week. In total, 23 players from Queensland’s three standalone NEAFL clubs were allocated to the QAFL’s ten clubs.

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Federal Government announces new home for Lions AFLW

By AFLQ Media With just days before their Round 1 opener against the GWS Giants, the Lions AFLW team have been given a thrilling boost to the start of their season, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing that the Federal

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Join the 2019 NEAFL Media Team!

The NEAFL is once again looking for motivated and passionate journalism students to be involved in our media team across our states and territories in season 2019. If you’re a keen and aspiring reporter based in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney,

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2019 Under-19 AFL Academy Squads Announced

By Jess Webster, neafl.com.au Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and the GIANTS have locked in the next crop of Under-19 Academy players for the upcoming NEAFL season. The squads are jam-packed with some of the best young talent in the northern

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Winning flags is Watts it’s all about

By Terry Wilson Highly decorated left-footer Clint Watts knows what it takes to win senior premierships – after all he won seven of them as a player. Now, after completing his apprenticeship on the other side of the football fence,

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Whetton’s stellar debut season paves the way for further umpiring success

By Justin Lillecrapp 2018 has been a whirlwind year for AFL field umpire Alex Whetton after being selected on the AFL list in February. Whetton was an umpiring prodigy from an early age, debuting in the NEAFL at 17. His

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“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

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NEAFL Fixture: Queensland’s best games

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Earlier today, the North Eastern Australian Football League Fixture was announced for season 2019. With five of the competition’s teams calling the Sunshine State home, we had a look at ten of the best matchups on

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Southport’s Alan Mackenzie acknowledged with Service to Sport Award

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Southport Football Club President Alan Mackenzie was last night acknowledged for his contribution to Australian Rules Football in Queensland at the 24th Annual Queensland Sports Awards. Dr Mackenzie was one of three recipients to be awarded

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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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