AFL Queensland – Community Football Update

A note to the AFL football community, The health and well-being of fans, players, umpires, officials, partners, volunteers and communities has been our number one priority. We are determined to be part of the whole of community response to slow

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Garbutt Magpies return to AFL Townsville

The Garbutt Magpies will re-join AFL Townsville senior ranks in 2020 with a senior women’s team being accepted into the competition. The Garbutt Magpies last competed in an AFL Townsville senior competition in 1988 and won their last men’s premiership

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Top news, Townsville

AFL Queensland on the move with Allied Pickfords!

AFLQ Media.  AFL Queensland is pleased to announce a new partnership with the world’s largest and most trusted removalist, Allied Pickfords. As a long-time supporter of community football, the name Allied Pickfords is synonymous with the Mackay and Darling Downs

Posted in AFLQ, Darling Downs, Featured News, Mackay, Mount Isa, Northern Rivers, Regional, Top news

Gold Coast to host North Queensland v South Queensland Clash

  The annual North Queensland v South Queensland showdown is set to be contested on the Gold Coast for the first time in 2020. Bragging rights between the two intrastate rivals will be determined on June 27 at Southport’s Fankhauser

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AFL Capricornia 2019 Suns Summer Development Camp

Our annual SUNS AFL Development camp is on again this year and will be held at the Yeppoon PCYC Leadership Development Centre from Friday 22nd of November to Sunday 24th of November. Boys and Girl are welcome! Nominations close Thursday 14th of November due to

Posted in Capricornia, Regional

St Augustine’s juniors chasing AFLQ Schools Cup silverware

Matthew McInerney, The Cairns Post   An outstanding junior squad will represent St Augustine’s College, at the AFLQ Schools Cup finals this week. Find out more about the team, and how to watch the competition here  They both won junior AFL

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Mackay local awarded prestigeous Troy Clarke Scholarship

Mackay’s Alana Gee has been awarded the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after former Brisbane Bear and AFL Queensland Development Manager Troy Clarke. The scholarship is designed to support a young person from Regional Queensland who displays the core values

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2019 Garbutt Magpies Cup

Next Friday the Garbutt Magpies will host their annual Garbutt Magpies Cup, an educational, cultural and sporting event like no other. Thirteen primary schools from across far North Queensland will compete in the event, held at the Murray Complex in Annandale.

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

SUNS help shine a light on mental health

More than 30 community coaches from the Townsville region had the opportunity to hear firsthand from Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dew about the value he places on building the skills to understand, recognise and manage mental health issues in

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Brisbane Lions 2019 AFL Community Camp Gallery: Day 2

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

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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

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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

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