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New coach Brent Moloney planning to lift Wilston Grange

By Terry Wilson Former 166-game AFL player Brent Moloney has identified the areas of fitness and bringing in a new culture as keys to get Wilston Grange up and firing in the QAFL. Moloney, 35, has taken over the role

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Magpies, Gorillas and Hawks to have new coaches

By Terry Wilson The dust has barely settled on a season of QAFL football but it already has been confirmed that three clubs will have new coaches in 2020. Barry O’Brien (Wilston Grange) and Jared Marsh (Sandgate) made decisions to

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Inside the Demons’ den: How Surfers Paradise celebrated their Premiership win

By Terry Wilson Deelightful Surfers are new QAFL champions It was a bell-ringer of a grand final that had it all, from fierce physicality to the euphoric scenes at the full-time siren, to the emotional afterglow in the raucous Surfers

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Demons defy odds to break premiership drought in QAFL classic

By Ant Wingard Surfers Paradise have broken a 21-year premiership drought to rewrite the history books with a two-point win in a QAFL Grand Final classic against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Demons have been forced to wait since 1998 to

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Wilston Grange produce comeback to pip Lions in the QAFL Colts Grand Final

By Ant Wingard Wilston Grange has produced a miraculous comeback to win the QAFL Colts Premiership in a thrilling five-point affair against Palm Beach Currumbin. The Gorillas trailed at every break but always loomed ominously, leaving their tile for the

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QAFL Grand Final Match Day Info

MATCH DETAILS 9.00am – QAFL Colts Grand Final Palm Beach Currumbin v Wilston Grange 11.20am – AFL Premiership Trophy Media Opportunity 11.45am – QAFL Reserves Grand Final Surfers Paradise v Palm Beach Currumbin  2.30pm – QAFL Grand Final Palm Beach

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QAFL Grand Final Preview: Palm Beach Currumbin v Surfers Paradise

By Terry Wilson 2019 QAFL Grand Final PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN v SURFERS PARADISE At Metricon Stadium, 2.30pm Saturday The match will be livestreamed here.  Ins: Palm Beach Currumbin – John Macansh. Surfers Paradise – Sam Jewell. Outs: Palm Beach Currumbin –

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Metricon Stadium | QLD Bushfire Donations

Fans attending the QAFL Grand Final between Palm Beach Currumbin and Surfers Paradise this Saturday` will be encouraged to donate to those affected by the ongoing Queensland bushfires.  Donation bins will be placed at the entrances to Gates 1 and

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Whetton wins Golden Whistle as QAFL Umpiring Panel is locked in

By Hayley Hinze After a successful season in the green, NEAFL Field umpire Samuel Whetton has received the 2019 Golden Whistle Award as well as a spot on the Senior QAFL Grand Final Panel, at this year’s Grand Final Recognition

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Lions on brink of history as they chase hat-trick of premierships

By Terry Wilson Palm Beach Currumbin will join an elite group of clubs should they beat Surfers Paradise in the QAFL grand final at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. After beating Labrador in the 2017 premiership decider at Fankhauser Reserve, then

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Utter confusion reigned the last time Surfers Paradise won a flag

By Terry Wilson The last time Surfers Paradise won a flag was against this weekend’s opponents Palm Beach Currumbin – and it all ended in utter confusion before the Demons were officially declared premiers. It was in the 1998 Gold

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J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest: Club by Club Votes

Keen to know how your team fared in the 2019 J.A Grogan Medal and QAFLW Best and Fairest counts? See the full top 10 leaderboards for each club below. J.A. Grogan Medal Broadbeach Cats Jackson Fisher – 11 (6th) Matthew

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“It’s the best thing to ever happen to me”: Neate solidifies cult status with Grogan Medal

By Ant Wingard Mt Gravatt veteran Frazer Neate solidified his cult hero status on Sunday night when he was crowned the 74th member of the J.A. Grogan Medal fraternity in a thrilling vote count at the Gabba. Neate, a respected

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Demons set up grand final date with Palm Beach Currumbin

By Terry Wilson Surfers Paradise coach Brad Moore teared-up noticeably as he addressed his battered troops after the Demons surged into their first grand final in 15 years on Saturday. So proud was Moore of the heroics of his players

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Bates and Neate claim AFL Queensland top honours

Mt Gravatt midfielder Frazer Neate  has taken out the 2019 J.A. Grogan Medal. Neate was awarded the maximum three votes in Vultures victories on four occasions during the home and away season. He went on to confirm his win with three votes in the final round to finish the

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QAFL Preliminary Final Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Surfers Paradise v Morningside At Sir Bruce Small Park, 2pm Saturday Ins: Surfers Paradise – Cody Filewood. Morningside – Lachlan Niland-Rowe, Ben McNiece. Outs: Surfers Paradise – Sam Jewell (concussion). Morningside – Tom Griffiths (inj), Ben Murray

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Cats run out of lives against vibrant Panthers

By Terry Wilson   Broadbeach players would certainly not have known it but when the Cats downed Morningside in round 16 they unwittingly stirred a hornets’ nest. Back on that July 27th Saturday at Subaru Oval, the Cats overpowered the

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Palm Beach set up a shot at historic hat-trick of flags: QAFL Review

By Terry Wilson Reigning champions Palm Beach Currumbin will be going for three successive QAFL premierships after downing Gold Coast rivals Surfers Paradise in a tremendous second semi-final on Saturday. The Lions prevailed in the big local derby, repelling a

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QAFL Semi Final Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson SECOND SEMI-FINAL Palm Beach Currumbin v Surfers Paradise At Salk Oval, 2pm Saturday Ins: Palm Beach Currumbin – Jack Anthony, Dirk Kornen, Cooper Portelli. Surfers Paradise – no changes. Outs: Palm Beach Currumbin – Dale Neuhaus (omit),

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How a coaching masterstroke help deliver Coorparoo a Premiership

By Ant Wingard Coorparoo’s fate in the 2019 QAFLW Grand Final was sealed somewhere early in the second term. The Kings, desperate to ensure a third straight loss in the title bout was not on the cards, had just booted

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Demons prey on Panthers while Cats pip Vultures: QAFL Finals Week One Review

By Terry Wilson Poor Panthers were easy prey for the Demons The Surfers Paradise tsunami has steamrolled another victim, this time the Morningside Panthers in the QAFL qualifying final at Sir Bruce Small Park on Saturday. The rampaging Demons, clearly

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Week One Finals QAFL Preview

By Terry Wilson QUALIFYING FINAL Surfers Paradise v Morningside At Sir Bruce Small Park, 2pm Saturday Ins: Surfers Paradise – Jack Taylor, Josh Matulis. Morningside – no changes. Outs: Surfers Paradise – Nathan Trevena (omit), Connor McKenzie (omit). Morningside –

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Round 19 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Brock Aston

Three goals against Sandgate last weekend, on top of some promising form through the season with Morningside, has resulted in Brock Aston receiving the round 19 nomination for the QAFL Rising Star Award. Aston is 20, with a physical build,

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Finals locked in: QAFL Round 19 Review

By Terry Wilson Same five clubs left to fight out the premiership After all the permutations, what-ifs, possibilities and theories leading into the 2019 QAFL finals series the dust has settled and, surprise surprise, the five teams that made the

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Round 19 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Final-round frenzy as seven into five doesn’t equate. It is a QAFL premiership race featuring nine clubs. In one of the most absorbing seasons for years seven of those nine clubs remain in contention for places in

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Round 18 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Riley Greene

By Terry Wilson Some words of advice from club legend Ben Jaekne-Cain early this year have proved pivotal in the development of Western Magpies teenager Riley Greene. Greene, only 17, is the Round 18 nominee for the QAFL Rising Star

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Demons tame Lions: QAFL Round 18 Review

By Terry Wilson Updated following the Sunday QAFL Fixture Panthers all but guarantee a top-three finish Morningside look like they have wrapped up a top-three finish for the finals and are in a powerful position to grab the important second

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Round 18 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Image: RF Photography Two rounds to go and the only certainty for the finals is that Palm Beach Currumbin will be in top spot. With 48 points and a healthy percentage, the Lions will take the minor

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Round 17 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Tom Matthews

By Terry Wilson It has been a hell of a long journey, in every sense of the phrase, for promising Mt Gravatt youngster Tom Matthews to reach a stage where he is on the verge of some big things with his

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Finals begin to take shape: QAFL Round 17 Review

By Terry Wilson Dee-lightful Demons dent Mt Gravatt’s finals hopes Mt Gravatt are now in finals desperation mode following a big loss to red-hot Surfers Paradise at Dittmer Park on Saturday. The Vultures crashed 13.18 (96) to 11.7 (73) and

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