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Queensland Rep Program Vacancies

Want to be involved in the Queensland Representative footy program in 2017? This might be your opportunity. Applications for the positions of QAFL Chairman of Selectors, QAFL Representative Team Coach, and North Queensland Representative Team Coach are now open. The

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QAFL, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football

Five AFL players, one Townsville club

There is a club on the outskirts of Townsville by the name of the Hermit Park Tigers who continue to punch well above their weight division. Why? Because when North Melbourne read out Josh Williams’ name at the NAB AFL

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Club Management, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, Regional, SEQ Community Football

Relive the Youth Girls State Champs

The 2016 AFL Queensland Youth Girls State Championships was an incredible weekend on and off the field. Now, you can re-live it all thanks to our wrap up video of the event below. Check it out.  

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, QWAFA, QWAFL, Regional, Representative Football, Talent, Youth Girls

Whitsunday Sea Eagles bid for Women’s team

Australian Football continues to grow across the region and in particular female football is in high demand across the Whitsunday Coast, leading the Whitsunday Sea Eagles AFC to bid to enter the AFL Mackay Women’s competition in 2017. Key introductory

Posted in AFLQ, Club Management, Featured News, Female, Regional, Youth Girls

6 Queenslanders join the AFL

For six Queenslanders, tonight their AFL dreams became a reality, selected in the 2016 NAB AFL Draft. Jack Bowes, Declan Watson, Josh Williams, Elliot Himmelberg, Jacob Allison and Brad Scheer are all now on AFL lists. Jack Bowes was the

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent

New look male talent pathway

In 2017, the male Queensland Talent Pathway will have a slightly different look. No longer will there be a Queensland Under 18 Academy, but rather, players will spend the year playing with their club Academies, the Brisbane Lions and the

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Representative Football, Talent

DRAFT DAY: The Queensland Academy Contenders

The countdown is finally over, it’s NAB AFL Draft day! Before the show kicks off tonight in Sydney, we thought we would take a look at a few more Queensland players hoping to hear their name read out.   Elliot

Posted in Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, NEAFL, QAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent

Bowes ready for what the Draft holds

Jack Bowes was the envy of a lot of people growing up. Sporting wise, he was good at everything he tried. You know, that kid who did about eight things at once and was talented at them all. Footy, cricket,

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Featured News, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Talent

Williams hoping his moves pay off at the Draft

By the time he turned 18, Josh Williams had lived in four different places. Three of those were with his family, but one – which could turn out to be the most important chapter of his life – was on

Posted in AFL, Featured News, NAB AFL Draft, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Talent

What we learnt at the Youth Girls State Champs

Four days of Youth Girls action wrapped up yesterday (link to results), and once again, it was a fantastic event. Here is what we learnt:   Craig Starcevich and his team might have the toughest job in Australia this week:

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, Regional, Representative Football, Talent, Youth Girls

Community Footy Awards Wrap

Moreton Bay’s Jonathan Giles and Caloundra’s Thomas Rudolph were named as joint winners of the Duncanson Medal as best and fairest for the QFA North competition with 17 votes, joining a long list of winners at the 2016 Queensland Football

Posted in 150 Years, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, SEQ Community Football

SQ take the cup south

NORTH QUEENSLAND v. SOUTH QUEENSLAND South Queensland 3.2, 7.3, 8.5, 12.8 (80) North Queensland 0.1, 1.3, 3.8, 5.11 (41) South Queensland are on the board in their rivalry with North Queensland, thanks to a 39-point win at Cazaly’s Stadium on

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Preview: North Queensland v South Queensland

Since the begginning of time, North v South has been one of the most historical battles around the world, and this Saturday, another chapter of the Queensland footy aspect will be added when North Queensland take on South Queensland. Regional

Posted in 150 Years, AFLQ, Featured News, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Uncategorised

Bell chimes in with 25 goals

If you were told that Jessica Bell was involved in a 25 goal game, the logical assumption would be that her team kicked 25 goals. That would be wrong. She kicked 25 herself… in one game. That’s 150 points off

Posted in Featured News, Female, QWAFL, Regional

NQ and SQ final teams named

AFL Queensland today announced the final teams for the North Queensland vs. South Queensland representative match to be played as a curtain raiser to the Western Bulldogs vs. Gold Coast SUNS match at Cairns Cazaly’s Stadium on July 16. Both

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Mackay City Hawks celebrate 40 years

The Mackay City Hawks will celebrate their 40th year as a club this weekend with special functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Over four decades, the Hawks have completely transformed their nest into a fortress and have always prided themselves

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Free Picnic In The Park this Sunday

  To mark the 150 Year anniversary of football in Queensland, AFL Queensland is hosting a picnic this Sunday, July 3, at the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens this Sunday, site of the first game of Australian Football in 1866. AFL

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Massive haul for Crocs’ Chapple

Port Douglas Crocs Captain, Kye Chapple kicked an amazing 14 goals against North Cairns on the weekend; his seven first Quarter Goals alone a feat most full-forwards would be happy with at the end of a game. At the end of each

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Queensland Talent Space Whip Around

It’s fair to say it’s all happening in the Queensland talent space at the moment… it’s been a hectic month or two. We thought we’d do a quick whip around to see what’s on the agenda in all the different

Posted in AFLQ, Featured News, Female, NAB AFL Draft, Queensland U18 State Academy, Regional, Representative Football, School

NTH QLD U14 Academy Championships results

A clean sweep of wins has seen Cairns take out the North Queensland Academy Championships at Airlie Beach.   Coaches Awards Mackay  – Brody Morris Townsville  – Will Palmer Capricornia – Harry McLeod Cairns – Oakley Wallace Cape York –

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AFLQ celebrates National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. With the theme Give Happy, Live Happy, introduced in 2015, we continue in 2016 to celebrate and explore the research that shows volunteers live

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NQ U16 Championships Results

  The Cape Crusaders have taken out the North Queensland Under 16 Championships, with an undefeated run through the carnival. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing for the Cape,  with their 1-point, 5.9.39  to 6.2.38, win over an equally strong Cairns outfit

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New QAFA Northern Rivers comp launched

AFL Queensland, in conjunction with AFL North Coast, today launched an exciting new QAFA Northern Rivers competition. The innovative new structure will see four teams from the Northern Rivers and four from the New South Wales North Coast compete in

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Burpengary primed for QLD footy showcase

Queensland football will take centre stage at this Sunday’s Lions and Suns NAB Challenge match at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex. The main event will be the all Queensland NAB Challenge game between the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, Pre Season, Regional, SEQ Community Football, Youth Girls

Mackay primed for NAB Challenge

The 2016 NAB Challenge match in Mackay was officially launched today by Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert with help from club mascots Roy and Angelica as tickets went on-sale to members ahead of the general public on-sale tomorrow. The Brisbane

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Front Page, Regional

Tuesday Talking Points

2016 is no longer a thought, it’s a reality, and that’s exciting. Here’s just a taste of what you’ve got to look forward to this year in Queensland footy.   Pre-season Have you sat around this summer, reflecting on 2015,

Posted in AFL, Featured News, Female, NAB AFL Draft, Pre Season, QAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, QWAFA, QWAFL, Regional, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Talent

Teaching the next gen the reward for Ashkar

“Teaching anything, whether it’s dancing, whether it’s football, is the most rewarding thing you can do for yourself,” David Ashkar said. If you’re going to take someone’s word for it, it may as well be David Ashkar; a man who

Posted in Coaching, Featured News, QAFL, Regional, SEQ Community Football, Talent, Volunteers

Sunshine Coast pre-season destination of choice

by Michael Whiting www.afl.com.au WHAT started as a trickle has quickly turned into a flood of teams heading to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for pre-season training camps. St Kilda made its first trip north during the past week and will be

Posted in AFL, Facilities, Featured News, Front Page, Regional

Brisbane North School Holiday Camp

Looking for something to do these school holidays? AFL Queensland have got you sorted. AFL Queensland Brisbane North will be running a school holiday camp on Tuesday, December 15 at the Everton Junior Football Club for all kids aged 6-12.

Posted in Featured News, NAB AFL Auskick, Regional, Uncategorised

Upgrade underway at AFL Cape York House

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Work has begun on the latest project to improve facilities for AFL Cape York House in Cairns. Minister for Sport Bill Byrne said the Queensland Government was contributing $425,000 towards an expansion of facilities

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