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AFL Queensland nominated for Multicultural Queensland Month honours

AFL Queensland has been named among 23 finalists in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity. Nominated in the Minister’s Choice Category for Outstanding Engagement, AFL Queensland has demonstrated excellent engagement through the Multicultural Ambassador Program

Posted in AFL, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Mackay, Mount Isa, Multicultural, Northern Rivers, Regional, Top news

McDonald’s joins AFL Mackay family

AFL Queensland are pleased to announce McDonald’s Mackay as the naming rights partner of the AFL Mackay Senior Women’s Competition. The partnership will continue until the 2021 season, with the competition to be named the AFL Mackay Women’s McDonald’s Cup.

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Mackay, Regional, Top news

Craven praises ‘complete team effort’ after fourth straight win over NQ

By Barry Gibson This century’s reincarnation of the annual North Queensland versus South Queensland clash was run and won on the weekend, with the southerners recording their fourth consecutive win and extending their series lead to 4-2. Played in perfect

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, QFA, Regional, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

Riverway Stadium set to be Queensland’s fifth AFL venue.

By Peter Blucher Riverway Stadium in Townsville tomorrow will become the 48th different AFL venue and the fifth in Queensland, and give reason to reveal one of Queensland football’s great secrets. Set to host the Gold Coast SUNS and St.Kilda

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Regional, Top news, Townsville

NQ v SQ 2019 Preview

State battle lines will be drawn once again this weekend as North and South Queensland fight it out in Townsville to determine Queensland community football supremacy. This year the match will be played at Riverway Stadium as a curtain closer

Posted in AFL, QFA, Regional, Top news, Townsville

Final South Queensland and North Queensland representative sides named

AFL Queensland today announced the final North Queensland and South Queensland representatives sides to face off in the annual intrastate clash this Saturday at Riverway Stadium, Townsville. The match will be held as a twilight curtain closer to the AFL

Posted in Featured News, QFA, Regional, Townsville

Ex-AFL players headline intrastate squads for Townsville clash

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland today announced the preliminary squads for the annual intrastate clash between North Queensland and South Queensland. This year’s game will be held in Townsville as a twilight curtain closer to the city’s historic first ever AFL home

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QFA, Regional, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville

Four new coaches headline the change in the new AFL Townsville season

The Curra Swans have made an immediate start to their 2019 AFL Townsville senior men’s campaign as the rest of the competition commences this weekend with a full slate of games. The Swans overcame a quarter-time deficit against the Northern

Posted in Featured News, Regional, Townsville

Regional footy returns in the Darling Downs, Capricornia and Mackay

By Ant Wingard Regional football will recommence this weekend as senior football across three of the state’s regions kicks off for season 2019. AFL Darling Downs In the west, an overhaul to the AFL Darling Downs Allied Pickfords Cup has

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, Regional, Top news

Moranbah Bulldogs returns to AFL Mackay Allied Pickfords Cup

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard The community footprint of AFL Mackay will extend across the Central Highlands district in 2019 with the return of a recent senior premiership winning club. After a two-year hiatus, the Moranbah Bulldogs will compete once again in

Posted in Featured News, Mackay, Regional

“We’re really excited”: Teams ready for 2019 Central Queensland Cup

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Bragging rights will be up for grabs in Queensland’s sugar capital this weekend as the best teams from two respective regions prepare to face off. After tasting premiership success in their respective AFL Mackay and AFL

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, Mackay, Regional

Capricornia breaks through on new ground with AFLX competition

By Brad Matheson, AFL Capricornia For many years crowds have flocked to the Frenchville Sports Club’s Ryan park to see goals hit the back of the net on the Soccer Field or over the cross bar of Rugby League and

Posted in AFL, Capricornia, Featured News, Regional

Brisbane Lions Community Camp Recap

Over the past two days, the Brisbane Lions playing and coaching staff travelled over 600km for the 2019 AFL Community Camp. In total, thirteen different regions were visited by players, ranging from Goondiwindi in the south to North Burnett in

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional

Brisbane Lions 2019 AFL Community Camp Gallery: Day 2

Images from the Brisbane Lions 2019 AFL Community Camp Gallery: Day 2.  

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Gallery, Regional

AFL Queensland Townsville Flood Statement

The AFL Queensland CEO, Executive Team and staff extend their support to all those affected by the Townsville Flooding Disaster. AFL Queensland CEO, Dean Warren, expressed his concern for all those impacted by the floods. “Our thoughts are with the

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Townsville

AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s ready for Round 1

By Ant Wingard Football returns to the Wide Bay region this weekend with season two of the AFL Wide Bay Takalvans Women’s competition commencing. Following the success of the inaugural 2018 campaign, all six of the Wide Bay’s female teams

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Regional, Uncategorised, Wide Bay

Regional Bragging Rights On Offer in JLT Curtain Raiser

By AFLQ Media Central Queensland bragging rights will be on offer once again, when 2018 AFL Capricornia Premiers Yeppoon Swans face off against 2018 AFL Mackay Premiers, Whitsunday Sea Eagles.  The two seaside clubs will be pitted against each other

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, JLT Community Series, Mackay, Regional

AFL Mackay Announces Inaugural Advisory Board Members

AFL Queensland today announced the appointment of the inaugural AFL Mackay Advisory Board. Over the past two years AFL Queensland has worked closely with Affiliate League boards and clubs on a new governance model that is aimed at reducing volunteer workload and

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Mackay, Regional

AFL Capricornia Announces Inaugural Advisory Board Members

By AFLQ Media The inaugural meeting of the AFL Capricornia Advisory Board was held at The Frenchville Sports Club on Sunday. The recently appointed Advisory Board will strategically contribute to the future direction, health, growth and development of football across the greater

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, Regional

AFL9s on the Bay a hit despite 35 degree heat

By Ant Wingard Sweltering conditions painted the backdrop to the inaugural AFL9s on the Bay competition on Saturday, but the intimidating heat failed to detract on what is being hailed as a success. The mercury reached as high as 35

Posted in AFL 9's, Featured News, Regional

More of the Kangaroo: Bundaberg-Wide Bay – the early years

The following is an excerpt from More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland. You can purchase your copy of the book here. More of the Kangaroo will be officially launched on December 11 at Coorparoo AFC. Find out

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Wide Bay

Under 14 State Championships a family affair

By Ant Wingard This weekend’s 2018 AFL Queensland Under 14 and Under 17 State Championships is an important fixture on the calendar for many bidding footballers across the state, but for one family, the four-day carnival is an entire family

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Regional, Representative Football, Youth Girls

Manthey, Edgar claim 2018 Golden Whistles

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard Image: Highflyer Images Cameron Manthey has capped off a remarkable 2018 season in the green by claiming the QAFL/NEAFL Golden Whistle at the 2018 Grand Final Umpire awards on Tuesday night. Manthey claimed the umpire’s top

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Regional

Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints AFC Awarded 2018 AFLQ Alpha Sport Club of the Year

By Larrissa Mouttou The first regional club to be recognised for the prestigeous honour, Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints AFC have been historically awarded the 2018 AFL Queensland Alpha Sport Club of the Year at their annual club awards evening last

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Featured News, Front Page, Regional

AFL Mackay lights up for historic Grand Final

By Barry Gibson All roads lead to Harrup Park for this Saturday’s AFL Mackay Grand Finals. In the men’s game reigning Premiers Whitsunday Sea Eagles will be up against the Eastern Swans in a historic night final, while in the

Posted in Featured News, Finals, Mackay, Regional

Around the Regions Finals Review

By Barry Gibson There was finals action aplenty across regional Queensland last weekend. Rain. Wind. Heat. Sunshine. Tears of joy. Tears on anguish. Big crowds. The footy had it all. The heavens opened up on the Darling Downs for their

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Front Page, Mackay, Mount Isa, Northern Rivers, Regional, Townsville

Tigers create history in Townsville.

By Barry Gibson A fast finishing Hermit Park Tigers came from a long way back on Saturday to claim their second successive AFL Townsville senior premiership and in doing so etched themselves into the club’s history book. The win marked

Posted in Featured News, Finals, Front Page, Regional, Townsville

Around the Regions Finals Preview: Week 4

By Isaac Hay Darling Downs USQ Cougars vs Goondiwindi Hawks Saturday, September 8, 2018 Rockville Oval The Allied Pickford Cup Grand Final will see the University of South Queensland Cougars host the Goondiwindi Hawks this Saturday at Rockville Oval. The

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Regional

Around the Reigons: Finals Recap Week 3

By Sophie Wheeler Image: Sharon Wodward AFL Wide Bay Hervey Bay Bombers vs Bay Power Saturday 25th of August 2018 3:00pm, Brothers AFL Complex Hervey Bay Bombers 16.12.108 defeated Bay Power 7.8.50 The Hervey Bay Bombers have secured the final

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Front Page, Regional

Around the Regions: Finals Preview

By Isaac Hey Image: Brian Cassidy AFL Capricornia Glenmore Bulls vs Boyne Island Tannum Sands Saints Saturday, August 25th, 2018 Stenlake Park, 3:45pm The Glenmore Bulls are set to host the Boyne Island Tannum Saints in a heated preliminary contest this

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Finals, Front Page, Regional

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