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QAFL Colts Week 1 Previews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Elimination Final – 1 | Redland-Victoria Point Wilston Grange v Broadbeach In  Brief For Wilston Grange to have its Colts playing finals is a tremendous effort and reward for where the club is headed. Under the

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QAFL Reserves Finals Week 1 Previews

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend Elimination Final – 1 | Redland-Victoria Point Broadbeach v Maroochydore In  Brief With Labrador and Morningside controlling proceedings at the head of the ladder, the bottom half of the six created plenty of excitement. It ended

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QAFL Finals Week 1 Preview: Surfers Paradise v Morningside

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief Who would have thought that the premiers of the last two seasons would be battling it out in an Elimination Final. The Demons went from winning a memorable Grand Final in 2019 to not

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QAFL Finals Week 1 Preview: Redland-Victoria Point v Maroochydore

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend In Brief The Sharks and and the Roos kick off the return to QAFL football for the first time since July 24; and needless to say it has felt like an eternity. These two teams will

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Hey Coaches! Here’s looking at you…

Ready to take on a new challenge in 2022? A number of coaching positions are currently available through AFL Queensland club land.  Click here to see the current coaching vacancies and information on how to apply.   

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news

From junior footy in Queensland to All-Australian contention

Three Queenslanders have been listed in the Therabody All Australian s 40-person squad in contention for selection for the 2021 AFL All Australian Team; Aspley junior and now Port Adelaide superstar Aliir Aliir, who first picked up a Sherrin as

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SEQ Community Football Awards Season

Queensland State League Awards (Grogan/Zielke Medal Night) In light of the ever-changing COVID situation, the difficult decision has been made to make the 2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards night a virtual event. How fortunate we are in Southeast Queensland

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Finals, Northern Rivers, QAFL, QAFL Rising Star, QAFLW, QFA, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Aspley to join the QAFL in 2022

Aspley Hornets Football Club has advised the AFL and AFL Queensland of its intention to join the QAFL in 2022 and withdraw its license from the VFL competition.  Aspley advised of its renewed focus on the role the club plays in

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, QFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, VFL

Zac Smith hangs up his boots

Submitted by Peter Blucher. A small but very significant moment in Gold Coast Suns history will leave the club this week with the retirement of veteran ruckman Zac Smith. It was a moment eight minutes and five seconds into the

Posted in AFL, Capricornia, Featured News, QAFL, Top news, VFL

Revised 2021 SEQ Finals Series

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, AFL Queensland continues to be guided by the direction of the Queensland Government.  The health, safety and wellbeing of our football community; players, officials, supporters, volunteers and everyone involved in our game, remains our highest priority. 

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Information from Sport and Recreation Queensland re. community sport in SEQ

Please see the direction that has been provided to AFL Queensland by Sport and Recreation Queensland – Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport, regarding community sport in relation with the current restrictions for the 11 impacted South East Queensland Local Government

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, QAFL, QFA, QWAFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Youth Girls

AFL Queensland statement – Vale Les Ferguson

Head of AFL Queensland, Trisha Squires: “On behalf of AFL Queensland, we send our love and support to the Ferguson  family, the Palm Beach Currumbin Football Club and the wider AFL Gold Coast football community, following the passing of Les

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Impacts of extended SEQ lockdown

The Queensland Government has extended lockdown until 4pm, Sunday 8 August for 11 local government area (LGAs) in South East Queensland. AFL Queensland is providing the following update based on the direction from the Queensland Government and health authorities;   

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Statement regarding SEQ Lockdown

The Queensland Government has announced a snap three-day lockdown from 4:00pm today for 11 local government area (LGAs) in South East Queensland.  Due to the lockdown and as per advice from Queensland Health, any AFL Queensland matches that have not

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SEQ Grand Finals locked in

The 2021 South East Queensland community Grand Finals have been announced, with football fans able to take in games stretching from Sandgate in North Brisbane through to Bond University on the Gold Coast. Match times and admission charges will be

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Happy 150th Alex Sexton!

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Alex Sexton has come a long way from his early childhood at Reservoir in suburban Melbourne, stopping at places like via the Springwood Pumas, Europe, Gallipoli, Arizona, the MCG, Logan, Redland, Metricon Stadium and even China.

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Career best win for Broadbeach’s Bailey Scott

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Bailey Scott is going to have an extraordinary story to tell his kids one day. After all, how many young kids get a chance to pick their own club. Win a Rising Star nomination on debut?

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Update regarding COVID affected community football games

AFL Queensland wishes to advise that all games that were not played across South East Queensland on the weekend (July 2nd, 3rd, 4th) due to the state’s COVID situation have now been formally cancelled. Due consideration was given to rescheduling

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AFL Queensland Statement re. lockdown extension

The Queensland Government has advised that the lockdown will extend for 24 hours in the Brisbane and Moreton Bay local government areas to keep Queenslanders safe. In recognising the expanse of the South East Queensland football network and the many

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Ben Keays leads the charge for Queenslanders in the 30+ Club

Submitted by Peter Blucher. There’s an old saying that goes “lies, damned lies and statistics” that is applicable to football and often used colloquially in relation to what might appear to be inflated or meaningless numbers. But sometimes the numbers

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Sherwood’s Samson Ryan to make his AFL debut for Richmond

Submitted by Peter Blucher Four years ago Samson Ryan moved to Toowoomba to play cricket, perhaps dreaming of one day playing for Australia in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG. Tonight he will be at the MCG, but there

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, QAFL, Top news

Queenslanders dominate 2021 U19 Allies Squad announcement

13 Queenslanders will fly the flag for the Allies when the NAB AFL Under 19 Championships kicks off next month on the Gold Coast, with the AFL today announcing the initial 2021 squad. Representing the north of the state includes

Posted in AFL, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, NAB AFL Draft, QAFL, Talent, Top news, VFL

QAFL 2021 mid-season wrap

We’ve reached the halfway mark in another exciting QAFL season. Undefeated and eight points clear of second, Broadbeach own the top spot on the 2021 ladder, but Craig O’Brien says it’s a position he isn’t taking for granted.   The

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Sir Doug Nicholls Round – a lasting legacy for our game

There were moving scenes at footy grounds across the weekend with captains of our QAFL clubs exchanging Didgeridoos and at QAFLW games they exchanged Clapsticks during the coin toss.   A symbol of our community embracing not only Racism. It

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Indigenous, Mackay, QAFL, QAFLW, Regional, Top news, Townsville

2021 Queensland State U17 male squad announced

31 rising stars have been named in the Queensland State U17 squad to compete at the upcoming NAB AFL National U17 Championships. The Championships will be held on the Gold Coast, from Monday 5th – Friday 9th July, 2021. Queensland

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Indigenous Guernsey’s on show in Sir Doug Nicholls Round

Morningside Panthers, Brisbane Designed by: former Panther players, Ambrose Killian and Matt Robert from Ngalin Ayeye. Submitted story: The artists wanted the art piece and jumper to symbolise the Morningside Panthers heritage, values and commitment to being open and welcoming

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2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

The AFL has today confirmed the final list of eligible players who have nominated for the 2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.   The nomination period closed at 5.00pm AEST on Tuesday May 25, 2021. 602 players across all major football leagues across

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The many ways in which we’re celebrating Sir Doug Nicholls Round across Queensland

The annual Sir Doug Nicholls Round, formerly known as AFL Indigenous Round, sees the AFL community celebrate and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their contribution to Australian Football. Sir Doug, who epitomised the spirit of reconciliation, played

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Aliir Aliir reflects on the impact and influence of his former Aspley coach

Submitted by Peter Blucher. The name Farry is synonymous with Australian football on the north side of Brisbane. At Sandgate, Windsor-Zillmere and Aspley they boast a family connection that spans more than 50 years and three generations. Lance Farry, a

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Umpiring numbers in the green, but more needed

More people are playing footy in Queensland than ever before, but everyone knows a footy game can’t be played without the umpires. To tackle the issue head on, AFL Queensland has put the call out for retired footballers, ex-umpires, students

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