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Representative football returns to QAFL fixture in 2019

Today AFL Queensland announced that representative football will return to the QAFL fixture for the first time in two years. A QAFL representative team will host a side from the Adelaide Football League on Saturday 8 June, 2019. AFL Queensland

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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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QAFL closer than ever as margins reach record low

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard When Vulture’s sharpshooter Sam Stubbs clunked a desperate inside 50 kick on the shadows of full time in Mt Gravatt’s Round 18 blockbuster with Surfers Paradise, the fate of his team’s season rested solely on his

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“I feel there are exciting times ahead”: Zorko announced as Broadbeach coach

By Terry Wilson New Broadbeach Cats coach Beau Zorko feels he is walking into an operation that is ready to cement a spot among the QAFL’s power clubs. Zorko, 34, has been officially appointed by the Cats to replace Brett

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QAFL to berth five new coaches in 2019

By Terry Wilson Broadbeach and Mt Gravatt are the only clubs yet to confirm their coaches for the 2019 QAFL season. One month after the Grand Final, five clubs have signed new coaches with preliminary finalists Broadbeach (Brett Andrews), Morningside

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Every QAFL Best and Fairest Winner

By Terry Wilson ALL nine QAFL clubs have now had their presentation nights with back-to-back premiers Palm Beach Currumbin having one of the closest counts. Thomas Thynne took honours, but only by five votes from ever consistent Tyler Cornish. Broadbeach

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Trio of Panther veterans hang up the boots

By Terry Wilson   A TRUCKLOAD of experience has departed Jack Esplen Oval with three of Morningside’s finest ever players hanging up the boots. Kent Abey, Nathan Kinch and Matt Logan have all confirmed they are retiring,  which means a

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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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Claye Beams puts pen to paper with the Western Magpies

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Former Brisbane Lions defender Claye Beams will don the black and white next season after the 27-year-old officially signed on with the Western Magpies for the 2019 QAFL season. The confirmation was first announced by the

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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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Gallery: J.A. Grogan Medal Night 2018

Images captured at the 2018 J.A. Grogan Medal Night. The event took place on the 16th of September in the Legends Function Room at the Gabba. More photos from the evening are available on the AFL Queensland Facebook page.

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“You just feel numb”: Broadbeach win QAFL reserve after dominant second half

By Ant Wingard Broadbeach have claimed the first of the two Grand Final showdowns with Palm Beach Currumbin as the Cats sailed to a comfortably 47-point win in the QAFL Reserve Grand Final. After overcoming a slow opening term, the

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Family the root of PBC’s QAFL success

By Ant Wingard When the final siren sounded in the 2018 QAFL Grand Final, the scenes captured on camera mirrored the same aftermath from the same game one season ago. Not only did the Lions prevail as the QAFL Premier

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PBC Reactions following Grand Final win

By Ant Wingard   Palm Beach Currumbin overcame a gallant Broadbeach outfit to claim back to back premiership with a 34-point win in the QAFL Grand Final. AFL Queensland was on the ground in the minutes following the Lions’ history

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Anthony wins Joe Grant Medal after five goals in the Grand Final

By Anthony Wingard A five-goal haul from Palm Beach Currumbin forward John Anthony was enough to seal the Joe Grant Medal as the former AFL veteran was judged best afield in the Lions’ QAFL Grand Final win over Broadbeach. In

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“We had the belief and the reward is a premiership”: Palm Beach Currumbin go back to back in QAFL

By Ant Wingard Palm Beach Currumbin has cemented themselves as one of the QAFL’s greatest ever teams by winning their second consecutive premiership against Broadbeach by 34-points on Saturday afternoon. The Lions now find themselves among an elite group of

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“I’m completely ecstatic right now”: Western Magpies win QAFL Colts Premiership

By Ant Wingard Image: Highflyer Images A six goal stretch in through the middle stages of the game laid the foundations for the Western Magpies to clinch the 2018 QAFL premiership by 23-points at Leyshon Park. The Magpies booted an

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QAFL Grand Final Preview: Palm Beach Currumbin v Broadbeach

By Terry Wilson PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN v BROADBEACH At Leyshon Park, Yeronga, 2.30pm Saturday Palm Beach Currumbin: Ins: Alex Dawson, Steve Thynne. Outs: Harry Hulls (omit), Ashton Crossley (omit). Broadbeach: Ins: Luke McGuane, James Royes, Jack O’Shea, Benji Neal. Outs:

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QAFL Grand Final Team Lists

QAFL Grand Final Team Lists Saturday, 22 September 2018 Palm Beach Currumbin v Broadbeach at Leyshon Park Yeronga, 2.30pm Live stream: https://www.aflq.com.au/qafl-live PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN FB: 22 L. McNeven, 2 D. Neuhaus, 6 S Thynne HB: 27 A McKenzie, 32 J Emblem, 11 J

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Friday Flashback: QAFL Grand Final

By Terry Wilson Palm Beach Currumbin v Broadbeach At Leyshon Park, Yeronga, 2.30pm Saturday PALM Beach Currumbin and Broadbeach are among the oldest of clubs on the Gold Coast. PBC were founded in 1961 and the Cats a decade later

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2018 QAFL Grand Final Umpire Panel Announced

By Ant Wingard Experienced NEAFL field umpire Cameron Valenti will lead the 2018 QAFL Senior Grand Final umpiring panel for Saturday’s decider between Palm Beach Currumbin and Broadbeach at Leyshon Park, Yeronga. Valenti has officiated 21 games at NEAFL level

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Cats’ community a driving factor en route to Erickson’s Grogan Medal win

By Ant Wingard Broadbeach’s community vibe was the main driving factor in Blake Erickson’s move to the Cats ahead of the 2018 season – a decision which has already reaped plenty of rewards for both club and player this season.

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AFL Queensland statement regarding QAFL Grand Final venue

“There has been ongoing debate for several years as to where the QAFL Grand Final should be played. In November last year all QAFL Club Presidents met, with this matter tabled for discussion. The Presidents were united in their view

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Erickson, Groves-Little and Gibson claim Grogan Medal top honours

By Larrissa Mouttou In his first full season at QAFL level, Broadbeach midfielder Blake Erickson has taken out the 2018 Grogan Medal. Erickson was awarded the maximum three votes in Cats victories in Rounds 1, 5 and 8. He went on to confirm his win

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QAFL Preliminary Final Preview: Broadbeach v Morningside

By Terry Wilson Image: BC Sleep Photography QAFL PRELIMINARY FINAL Broadbeach v Morningside At Subaru Oval, 2pm Saturday Broadbeach: Ins: Josh Searl, Brandon Chadwick, Rob Blood. Outs: Jayden Brennan (omit), Jordan Andrews (omit), Timakoi Bowie (omit). Morningside:Ins: Brad Dale, Michael Graham.

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QAFL: Panthers eliminate Surfers Paradise from the title race

By Terry Wilson A PERFECTLY executed match plan by Morningside has carried the Panthers into the QAFL Preliminary Final against Broadbeach next Saturday. Morningside methodically worked Surfers Paradise over in the First Semi-Final at Jack Esplen Oval on Sunday and

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QAFL: Palm Beach Currumbin into Grand Final after gritty win over rivals

By Terry Wilson Image: Neplix PALM Beach Currumbin will be defending their QAFL premiership title after overcoming Gold Coast rivals Broadbeach in a slogging Second Semi-Final on Saturday. The defending titleholders won the battle of attrition by 9.15 (69) to

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QAFL Preview and Teams: Semi Finals

By Terry Wilson Image: BC Sleep Photography SECOND SEMI-FINAL Palm Beach Currumbin v Broadbeach At Salk Oval, 2pm Saturday Palm Beach Currumbin: Ins: Jon Croad, Caleb Graham, Jack Anthony, Liam McNeven, Ashton Crossley, Brock Askey. Outs: Steve Thynne (quad), Ben

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