First up win for QLD U15 Schoolboys

Queensland Under 15 Schoolboys got off to a strong start in the Combined Australian Football Championships in Geelong today, with a win against the Northern Territory. Final Score: Queensland 12.12.84 to Northern Territory 2.2.14  Goal kickers: Tom Ansell 4, Thomas

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Grants for Sporting Schools Now Open

  Schools across the country can now apply for funding grants as part of the Australian Government’s $100 millionSporting School’s programme aimed to get more children fit and healthy and involved in sport earlier in life. Page last updated: 25

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We’re a Sporting Schools partner

  Sporting Schools will engage more than 850,000 children across Australia in what will be the country’s largest school-based participation programme. The AFL has partnered with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to offer sporting programmes to children before, during or

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Friday Forecast Round 4

MATCH OF THE ROUNDMT GRAVATT vs. SURFERS PARADISE Sunday May 3, 2:00pm – Dittmer ParkLive blog from 1.30pm Sunday   It’s a bit early to be drawing a line in the sand, but boy is this game important. Both these

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Jam-packed agenda for Madi Crowley in 2015

To say Madi Crowley will be busy in 2015 would be an understatement. This year she will coach Zillmere’s QWAFA side, vice-captain their QWAFL side, will coach the Brisbane North Youth Girls Team and referee state league basketball, all while

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Coombabah & Kedron clinch Brisbane Lions Cups

It was Coombabah and Kedron secondary schools who took home the trophies following yesterday’s Brisbane Lions Cup – Boys Division 2 and 3 at Yeronga. Competition was fierce but fair, with only one game separating first and second in both

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Brisbane North AFLQ School Holiday Camp

Join in some school holiday fun with AFL Queensland School Holiday Camp for children aged 6 -12 years. There are loads of fun games and activities for children, with the chance to meet Brisbane Lions players and the famous Bernie

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Coast kicks goal for youth girls footy

The 2015 AFL Sunshine Coast Youth Girls Cup has again provided the Coast with an epic day of school footy. With 270 players, across 26 teams from 11 different schools, congregating at Maroochydore Multi-Sports Complex on Tuesday March 10 for

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AFL ambassador fulfils footy dream

by Danny McCarthy Allan Georgee gathered with his fellow AFL School Ambassadors to launch the school footy season in Townsville at Tony Ireland Stadium. The passionate school teacher; 25 years and counting, teaches at Millchester State School in Charters Towers

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PBC set for schools’ premier league

Palm Beach Currumbin State High School will travel to Victoria to compete against other elite high school teams in the prestigious Victorian School Sport AFL Premier League. This marks the second year that PBC will make the trip south to

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Star to sponsor Schools of Excellence

AFL Queensland is excited to announce Star as the official major sponsor of the Queensland Schools of Excellence competition for 2015 and 2016. The sponsorship deal will ensure the competition, to be branded the ‘Star Cup’, will take another step

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Independent school footy wraps up

With the Queensland Independent Schools footy season wrapping up this week, here are six things we learnt: The season just keeps growing Footy is not just confined to the winter months in Queensland with competitions running from early Term 2

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Helensvale claim state title

Helensvale State High have claimed the title as Queensland’s best under 14 school team for 2014. Against a valiant St Augustine’s College, Helensvale came from behind in the oppressive 32 degree Cairns heat to win 4.12.36 to 4.7.31. The local

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Gabba set for Lions Cup grand finals

The AFL Queensland Brisbane Lions Cup grand final day will be held at the Gabba, tomorrow, Thursday July 31. Schools from the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Logan, Coorparoo and the Gold Coast will battle it out for grand final honours. Brisbane

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Premier League trial a success

By Ellie Grounds

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Nudgee go back-to-back

St Joseph’s Nudgee College are the 2014 Jason Dunstall Cup Premiers following their 12.11.83 to 7.7.49 win over Brisbane Boys’ College Friday night at Yeronga. Nudgee’s First XVIII endured a strong fight from College, with BBC forward Charlie Pershouse keeping

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QLD girls headed to School Sport Champs.

Bella Freeman (pictured) is one of thirty girls chosen in the inaugural 16’s team

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Strong start to the season for BBC

Brisbane Boys’ College have had one of their most successful starts to an interschool footy in recent years. With the current GPS Division of the Queensland Independent Schools Cup almost half way through, College are leading four of the five

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PBC win thriller in SSV Premier League

Round Two of the School Sport Victoria Premier League saw one of the biggest upsets in the competition’s history, with Queensland’s Palm Beach Currumbin State High School defeating Catholic College Sale last Wednesday. Played on the hallowed turf at Essendon’s

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Aspley & Yeronga win Lions Cup

Brisbane’s Yeronga State High School and Aspley State High School were the big winners at the recent Brisbane Lions Cup. Yeronga’s athleticism ensured the team went undefeated on the final day, defeating four other State High Schools to take the

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GPS School season to kick off

Queensland Independent school footy  kicks off next week with the GPS Schools’ Division of the Queensland Independent Schools Cup in Brisbane. Five divisions will be contested over six weeks between Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane Boys’ College, Brisbane State High

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Park Ridge wins JB Cup

Park Ridge State High has heralded the start of a new footy era at the school, taking out last Friday’s Schools of Excellence Jonathan Brown Cup at Yeronga. Up against defending champions Palm Beach Currumbin State High in the final,

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PBC scores Premier League invite

By Grant Hitzman

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Youth Girls Cup Success

With 13 schools, 32 teams and 350 participants, this year’s AFL Sunshine Coast Youth Girls Cup was bigger than ever. The AFL Sunshine Coast Development team had their work cut out for them with 16 senior and 16 junior teams

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Schools of Excellence season kicks off

The School footy season officially kicks off this Friday with the annual Jonathan Brown Cup. Schools from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast will travel to Yeronga to take part in the first of two, term one carnivals.

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SEQ State High School Nominations Open

Nominations for the Brisbane Lions Cup Open Boys Div 2/3 are now open. State High Schools in South East Queensland area are eligible to play over the two carnival days in Term 1 and 2, 2014. Both days will be

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Free tipping comp gear for your staffroom in 2014

There’s nothing like the Monday morning banter in the staffroom after a weekend of footy results. Who beat who? Who is top of the ladder? And who had the closest margin? Teachers can access free tipping cards and a chart for

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Insight into excellence for AFL CEO

Queensland’s Schools of AFL Excellence are some of our best breeding grounds for future talent and draftees, and last week AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou got an insight to how they operate. During a busy Draft schedule for the CEO, Demetriou

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Sheldon wins QIS South

Sheldon College avenged a 2012 defeat, taking out this year’s QIS John Downing Cup Open South Division, over Faith Lutheran College, 5.11 (41) – 1.7 (13).

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Hillbrook claims QIS North

Hillbrook Anglican School took out a thrilling Queensland Independent Schools final to claim its first John Downing Cup, beating St Columban’s College 9.4 (58) – 7.12 (54).

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