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Schools battle it out for Brisbane Lions Cup

The Brisbane Lions Cup Grand Finals were held at Yeronga last week with Mountain Creek SHS and Park Ridge SHS meeting in both the Senior and Junior Finals. The Junior final , whilst a low scoring affair, was a nail

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Queensland retains Northern States Cup

Queensland has stamped their authority on school football in the north of Australia, with the Gold Coast’s Palm Beach Currumbin State High winning their fourth Northern States Cup premiership in a row in Sydney this weekend. The PBC ‘Reds’ unbelievable

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Creekers go back-to-back

Mountain Creek State High School has retained the Josh Drummond Cup after a convincing victory over Matthew Flinders Anglican College Wednesday. The ‘Creekers’ lead at each change winning 13.12.90 to 5.6.36 in front of a modest crowd at Maroochydore AFC.

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PBC Clean sweep schools

The Gold Coast’s Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School capped off another successful season with another title added to their collection yesterday. In a big week for the ‘Reds’, they took on second placed Narangba Valley State High School in the

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School Sports Champs: Day 1&2 results

All the results from Days 1 & 2 of the School Sports Australia Football Championships at TIO Stadium, Darwin. Schools Sports Australia Football Championships Monday 11th August, 2013 Round 1   Boys 12&U  WA 10. 8. 68 d NT Invitational 3.

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School Ambassadors of the Year announced

A group of 90 teachers gathered at the Gabba recently to celebrate the announcement of Queensland’s Coles School Ambassadors of the Year for 2013. Across Queensland there are approximately 500 teachers who are official Coles AFL School Ambassadors and promote

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School Premierships decided on the Gabba

Dreams came true for the lucky school students who ran out on the Gabba Wednesday to contest the Brisbane Lions Cup grand finals. It is only a select few outside of the Brisbane Lions and visiting AFL teams who get

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Palm Beach Currumbin break six-year drought

The Gold Coast’s Palm Beach Currumbin State High School have broken a six year hoodoo and claimed the Senior Schools of Excellence Cup for 2013, defeating Helensvale State High by 19 points. When the final siren sounded at the Gabba

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AIC footy starts this week

The AIC footy comp starts this week.

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Coolum aces annual AFL Quiz

The annual AFL Quiz was a hit at the Sunshine Coast’s Coolum State School this year with the Year 4’s taking part for the first time. The AFL Quiz is a fun, exciting and unique national competition to test students’

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Girls AFL officially a QSS sport

The popularity of girls’ AFL in Queensland has grown to such a point that as of 2014, it will be an official Queensland School Sport State Championships. For the past two years an invitational carnival has been run in early

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Schools of Excellence Mid-Season Review

Approaching the half way mark of the Schools of Excellence Cup season, the ladder is hotting up with plenty to play for including places in the Semi-Finals. Who are the schools to watch?

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Matthew Flinders Girls Take On AFL

Term Two kicked off with several AFL Sport Education Programs organised for the Sunshine Coast’s Matthew Flinders Anglican College.

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Nudgee win Jason Dunstall Cup

St Joseph’s Nudgee College won their sixth AFL SportsReady Jason Dunstall Cup on a chilly Friday night at Yeronga. Nudgee avenged last year’s loss to Anglican Church Grammar School in a grand final replay, beating the boys from East Brisbane

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GPS Schools Grand Final Night preview

Some of the best school football for the year will be played at Yeronga AFC this Friday night. The GPS Division of the AFL SportsReady Queensland Independent Schools competition is drawing to a close with some closely contested games and

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GPS Finals Decided

The AFL SportsReady Cup GPS Schools’ Division finalists have been decided after a round of Semi Finals full of passion and skill last night. With the North side’s Nudgee College already through to the First XVIII Final , and the

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Corinda High School step up

Brisbane’s Corinda State High School is the 2013 Brisbane Lions Cup Division Two champion. Contested at Yeronga yesterday, Corinda defeated Mansfield State High School and take the annual cup (pictured). Division Two of the Brisbane Lions Cup is the only

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AFL Excellence profile: Palm Beach Currumbin

During Term 2, we profile each of the secondary schools offering AFL Excellence in Queensland. What do the students get up to in class? What are the highlights of the program? Who’s their greatest rival? This week Palm Beach Currumbin

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AFL Excellence Profile: Narangba Valley SHS

During Term 2, we will profile each of the secondary schools offering AFL Excellence in Queensland. What do the students get up to in class? What are the highlights of the program? Who’s their greatest rival? This week Narangba Valley

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Foundation Cup Up For Grabs

Reigning premiers Anglican Church Grammar School will look to add to their silverware collection on Wednesday at Zillmere.

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GPS School Season Kicks off

This week Independent School footy in Queensland kicks off with the GPS Schools’ Division of the AFL SportsReady Independent Schools Cup getting underway in Brisbane. Three divisions will be contested over six weeks between Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane Boys’

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PBC go back-to-back

The Gold Coast’s Palm Beach Currumbin State High has won the annual Jonathan Brown Cup. Once again proving too strong for their Schools of Excellence counterparts, PBC eventually beat cross-town rivals Helensvale State High to take the cup in the

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Grace Lutheran Win BSGSA Juniors

Grace Lutheran College have bounced back from a slow performance at the Youth Girls Cup on Tuesday to win the Junior Division of the Brisbane School Girls Sporting Association the next day out at St John Fisher College. Grace Lutheran

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Park Ridge & Lourdes Hill top Youth Girls

With over 60 teams competing in the Youth Girls Cup for 2013, Park Ridge has finished as winners of the Senior Division with Lourdes Hill College winning the Junior Division. The Senior Division finals held on Tuesday at Yeronga JAFC

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Students LEAP into AFL

By Shae Killey

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Thank you gifts for School Ambassadors

This week across Queensland, hundreds of teachers have been receiving their ‘thank you’ gifts from the AFL as part of the Coles AFL School Ambassador program. Each year teachers and educators from around Australia dedicate time and effort towards promoting

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2013 Lion Hearted Leaders Launch

Lions players today visited seven schools across Brisbane as part of the Club’s official launch of the Lion Hearted Leaders leadership program for 2013. The program, which aims to introduce and develop leadership principles in school-aged children, was introduced in

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Back to school footy

Darling Downs ambassador launch marks start of school footy for 2013.

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Grand final glory for Ipswich schools

School teams from across Ipswich gathered at Limestone Park to battle it out for premiership glory in the Grand Finals of the Ipswich Primary Schools AFL Competition. Teams from Bundamba, Mt Crosby, Churchill, Ipswich Central, Raceview, Ipswich Girls Grammar School,

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Student vs Teacher at AFL 9s

Rivalry was fierce in the Kawana Park Cadbury AFL 9s competition this season, with a number of local high school students facing-off against their teachers. Taking advantage of the modified rules of AFL 9s, Chancellor State College, Caloundra State High

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