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Southport Sharks elevated into the Bond University QAFLW

AFL Queensland has granted the Southport Sharks Football Club a licence to compete in the 2022 Bond University QAFLW commencing in April next year. The addition of Southport will see the Queensland state league women’s competition expand to nine teams,

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SUNS launch new female coaching scholarship 

By SUNS Media. The Gold Coast SUNS have today launched an exciting new initiative aimed at developing the next crop of professional female coaches. The club is offering two scholarships to female coaches across all the SUNS talent regions of the

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLW, Featured News, Female, Northern Rivers, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville

Behind the lens: How Footy Focus brought two photographers’ dreams to life

By Celia Drummond – AFL Media Community photographers Russell Freeman and Grant Viney went from competition entrants to shooting AFL games, courtesy of Footy Focus On September 30, one lucky community photographer will be announced as the winner of the

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Community Corner, Featured News, QAFL, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Volunteers

Big cat Moncrieff dominates the 2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards Night

In just his second QAFL season, Jordon Moncrieff has cemented his place in the AFL Queensland history books winning the prestigious 76th J. A Grogan Medal and dominating the 2021 state league awards night. A season which saw the former

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Finals, Hall of Fame, QAFL, QAFL Rising Star, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Syd Guildford Trophy, Top news

2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards Night – running order

The 2021 AFL Queensland State League Awards Night will be presented virtually on Sunday, 12th September, 2021 commencing at 6pm.  To watch the awards and be involved in the action, head to YouTube.com/officialaflq The running order of the ceremony is

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, QAFL Rising Star, QAFLW, SEQ Community Football, Syd Guildford Trophy, Top news

Homegrown hero Emma Zielke bringing the AFLW Premiership Cup to Bundaberg

With the AFLW Premiership Cup secured safely in her carry on, football superstar Emma Zielke is bound for Bundaberg, for a weekend of footy celebrations in her home town. The Premiership winning Brisbane Lions AFLW Skipper, who grew up in

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, Top news, Wide Bay, Youth Girls

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

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

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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. 

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Finals, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, QWAFL, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Emma Zielke name etched into Queensland football history

She’s already synonymous with women’s football in Queensland with a long and unrivalled list of achievements, and now the Emma Zielke name will forever be etched into our state’s football history with the naming of the QAFLW Best and Fairest

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, QWAFL, Top news, Wide Bay

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

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

Maroochydore Roo’s Cross Code Coach

By Lions Media In celebration of Women in Coaching Month, the Brisbane Lions caught up with Academy Coach Jazmin Tweddle to hear about her coaching journey. The Sunshine Coast’s Jazmin Tweddle never set out to become a football coach. In

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, Top news

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

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

Seven Queenslanders drafted to the AFLW

In a sign of how strong female footy continues to be in the Sunshine State, AFL Queensland congratulates the seven Queenslanders who were drafted to the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS in tonight’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft. On the

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part Two

It’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft day! You can catch all of the action tonight across the AFL Women’s website and official app with coverage starting from 6:45 pm.   The Queensland pool this year is extremely strong with a handful

Posted in AFLQ, AFLW, Featured News, Female, NAB AFL Draft, QAFLW, Talent, Top news

COVID-19 Update re. QLD/NSW Border Zone and what is means for AFLQ

With the New South Wales border zone now reinstated, the Queensland Government has declared organised sport as a permitted purpose for crossing the Queensland/New South Wales border. This means that organised junior, youth and senior football fixtures can go ahead

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Northern Rivers, QAFLW, QFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Sam Virgo is leading the way for women’s coaching in Queensland

Sam Virgo has been a trailblazer for women’s football in Queensland. Part of the AFLW since its inaugural season, she played with the Brisbane Lions from 2017 – 2019, notching 15 games.   In 2020 she joined mentor David Lake

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part One

There’s only one week left until the 2021 NAB AFLW Draft, which will take place next Tuesday, July 27th.  Like 2020, the draft will be a virtual affair, with players tuning in from around the country to find out if

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Records tumble at the Queensland NAB AFL Draft Combine

Townsville’s Thuringowa Bulldogs and now Yeronga South Brisbane player, Madison Goodwin, has dominated the Queensland NAB AFLW Draft Combine, as state-based combines take place around the country. The Devils player set a new all-time record in the vertical jump, jumping

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Relive the highlights from the 2021 Bond University QAFLW Grand Finals

To read about all of the action from the day, see our match reports here.

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, QAFLW, Top news

UQ claim their first QAFLW Premiership in a second half goal-kicking spree

2021 Bond University QAFLW Grand Final Match Reports and the day that was Nearly two thousand people turned out at Leyshon Park for the Bond University QAFLW Grand Finals, with thousands watching on the live stream, and all were treated

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University showdown set for 2021 QAFLW Grand Final

They’ve been the top two teams all season, Bond University and University of Queensland finishing one-two on the ladder and now the stage is set for a university showdown in Sunday’s Bond University QAFLW Premiership Final. They met two times

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NAB AFL and AFLW U19 Championship Games

The AFL has today confirmed that the final game of the 2021 NAB AFLW U19 Championships between Queensland and Victoria Metro will not proceed as a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country. The final game was scheduled

Posted in AFL, AFLW, Female, QAFLW, Talent

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

Posted in Featured News, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, SEQ Community Football, Townsville

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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AFL Queensland Statement re. Queensland Government lockdown in SEQ/Townsville

The Queensland Government has advised that from 6pm Tuesday 29 June to 6pm Friday 2 July 2021, 13 local government areas including South East Queensland (Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic

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Roo’s v Shark’s in the QAFLW Coast Clash – as both vie for the remaining grand final spot

On Saturday, Maroochydore powered past Coorparoo (6.4-40 v 4.3-27) in the Bond University QAFLW Elimination Final, and now a win against the Bond Bullsharks is all that stands in the way of premiership glory for the Sunshine Coast side. The

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Bond University determined not to let history repeat itself

Bond University QAFLW Finals Wk 1 Preview – Bond University v University of Queensland From the first bounce of the 2021 Bond University QAFLW season, the Bond Bullsharks have proven they’re the team to beat – and up until last

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Third-placed Maroochydore to rely on young talent in do-or-die clash

Bond University QAFLW Finals Wk 1 Preview – Maroochydore v Coorparoo Maroochydore Roo’s will look to make the most of home ground advantage in this Saturday’s Elimination Final clash against Coorparoo at the Maroochydore Multisport Complex. In the two meetings

Posted in AFLW, Featured News, Female, Finals, QAFLW, Top news

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

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