Representative Football

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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Half a century of footy on the Downs celebrated with naming of Best 50 of 50

AFL Queensland has announced the best 50 players of the last 50 years of senior footy on the Darling Downs. After scaling through the history books and liaising with representatives from Darling Downs football from across the five decades, the

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NQ triumph in the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

Two hours after they got off the plane in Cairns, South Queensland came out firing. Booting three goals and a behind in the first 15 minutes, the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep game at Cazaly’s Stadium looked like it could

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Cairns turns it on ahead of the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

As winter makes it’s self known across Queensland and the South East of the state shivers through a “cold snap”, North Queensland (NQ) Coach Aaron Davey hopes the tropical conditions add the finishing touches to the “strongest NQ side in

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Statement regarding NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Game

AFL Queensland advises there has been a time change to this Saturday’s (June 12th) NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash in Cairns at Cazalys Stadium.  The game will kick off at 2:15pm.  The Tills Street Gate will be open at

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Teams announced ahead of NQ v SQ Rep Intrastate Clash

All roads lead to Cairns this Saturday for the seventh instalment of the annual senior men’s North Queensland (NQ) versus South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Clash. Both coaches have announced their final teams, with a plethora of new faces set to

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Fresh faces headline the NQ squad list

Former Essendon listed player Jake Long; son of Bombers legend and Norm Smith Medallist, Michael Long, headlines the North Queensland (NQ) squad list which AFL Queensland has announced. The squad will compete in next month’s Queensland representative clash against South

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SQ squad list announced ahead of SQ v NQ Rep clash

South Queensland (SQ) will rely on a mix of new talent and experience when they take on North Queensland (NQ) in the upcoming Queensland representative clash. AFL Queensland has today revealed the SQ squad list, which is headlined by former

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Who’s who coming through the Queensland ranks

We spoke with Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS Academy teams to compile the list of the top talent coming through the Queensland ranks: Brisbane 1. Jaspa Fletcher Club: Sherwood Son of Adrian. He plays inside, wing or forward. Possesses

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Intrastate Clash returns

The intrastate North Queensland vs South Queensland representative clash will be back in 2021, after an enforced layoff in 2020. This year’s game will be played on the weekend of June 12/13 and is tentatively scheduled for Cairns, paving the

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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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Eight Queenslanders named in AFL Allies Round 3 team

By AFLQ Media The AFL has today announced the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies team of 23 players selected to travel to Perth for Round 3 of the NAB Under-18 National Championships next week. Five players from the Gold Coast SUNS Academy along

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QAFL representative squad announced

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the 42-man QAFL representative squad ahead of their State Representative Match against the Adelaide Footy League in June. The QAFL side will compete against the Adelaide Footy League as part of a QAFL-NEAFL

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16 Queenslanders named in extended Allies Squad

By AFLQ Media The AFL has today announced the extended squad of 50 players for the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies that will compete at the NAB Under-18 National Championships later this year. Eight players from the Gold Coast

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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

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North and South Queensland name initial squads for representative clash

By Ant Wingard    @AntWingard AFL Queensland have announced their preliminary North and South Queensland representative squads in preparation for next month’s annual intrastate clash. The two sides will go head to head for the fifth time and with the ledger

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Ball transition a highlight in Queensland’s Under-18 losses to Western Australia

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Queensland have suffered two losses in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 Championships in Perth last weekend, going down to a strong Western Australia side in both games. The Sunshine state lead for most of the match, kicking

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Allies prepare for Round 1 of the NAB Under-18 National Championships

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard Photo by Robert Prezioso/AFL Media   The Allies Under-18 representative team has commenced its preparation for their opening fixture of the NAB Under-18 National Championships this weekend. This Saturday, June 9, the collective Allies squad – a

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Lions edge out Suns as Girls Ready for Under-18 Academy Series

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard The Brisbane Lions Under-18 Female Academy has continued their superb start to the 2018 season with a convincing 37-point victory over the Gold Coast Suns Under-18 Female Academy on Saturday. The game was featured as a

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South VS North Queensland Representative Game Announced for 2018

By Ant Wingard @AntWingard Battle lines will be drawn in Queensland on July 14 as North Queensland and South Queensland face off in an intra-state showdown as a curtain closer to the NEAFL clash between Aspley and Southport. The annual

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Virgo Inspiring the Next Generation

Brisbane Lions AFLW star Sam Virgo has been appointed as an assistant coach for the Darling Downs under 17 girls regional team, for the Queensland State Championships. “I jumped at the chance. I’m just really thrilled to be able to

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Tuesday Talking Points

Roos show HART The Maroochydore Roos took out the 2017 HART Sport Cup over the weekend and are now senior division 1 premiers. The Roos were too strong all day and held off the fast finishing Noosa Tigers, winning the contest

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Queensland Clubs Fare Well at NEAFL Awards

Southport midfielder Jordan Keras won the NEAFL’s MVP award on Sunday night, in an exciting vote count at Sofitel Brisbane Central that went down to the final round. The 23-year-old averaged 35 disposals and 10 clearances over the course of

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QAFL Wrap Up: Round 17

Challenge accepted The Mt Gravatt versus Palm Beach clash on the Gold Coast could have been viewed as a high pressure bout to determine who gets the place as the team most likely to challenge the Tigers in the finals.

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Academy Guns invited to Combine

Talented Queensland draft prospects Connor Ballenden and Jack Payne from the Lions Academy, as well as Brayden Crossley from the SUNS Academy have been invited to take part in the National Draft Combine at Etihad Stadium, taking place on the

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North Queensland vs. South Queensland Wrap

Results North Queensland 9.8 (62) def. by South Queensland 13.14 (92)   South Queensland achieved victory over North Queensland in their 2017 North versus South representative clash on Saturday at Cazaly’s Stadium. The win is the second in a row

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North Queensland vs. South Queensland Preview

Cazaly’s Stadium will play host to the AFL clash between the Western Bulldogs and the Gold Coast SUNS on Saturday, but before that happens, a rivalry between North and South Queensland needs to be sorted out. At 1.40pm the ball

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NQ and SQ representative teams named

AFL Queensland today announced the North Queensland and South Queensland teams ahead of their annual intrastate clash in Cairns this Saturday, July 22. North Queensland coach Brad Cooper has assembled a team boasting a good mix of youth and experience, headlined

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Queensland Under 16s Claim Carnival

The Queensland Under 16 state team wrapped up a clean sweep at Yeronga on Saturday, defeating the Northern Territory and winning the NAB AFL U16 Championships division two carnival. Three impressive wins in three games, bodes well for the future

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Queensland U16s Wrap

Queensland won big in the Under 16s today at Metricon Stadium against a valiant Tasmanian outfit. The Queenslanders opened up a commanding lead part way through the second quarter, but Tasmania worked their way back into the game and found

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