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StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup Hits Townsville

Townsville’s Murray Sports Complex will host a footy bonanza this Tuesday and Wednesday, with 23 primary and secondary schools from Cairns, Mackay, Capricornia and Townsville descending upon the region to play in the StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup North Queensland Championships.

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AFLQ and Gold Coast SUNS continue commitment to safer roads

AFL Queensland and the Gold Coast SUNS will remain leaders in the community when it comes to driver education and road safety after extending its partnership with Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR). The SUNS and AFLQ first

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Villanova College crowned 2022 AIC First XVIII Premiers

Villanova College have claimed the 2022 Associated Independent Colleges (AIC) First XVIII Senior Australian Rules Football Premiership after defeating Padua College in a nail biter on Friday night. Their 5.9-39 to 6.1-37 win resulting in an undefeated season and secures them

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Queensland school girls to make Queensland footy history

History will be made at 8am this Saturday, 19th February, when the first bounce of the inaugural Queensland Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (QGSSSA) Senior Australian Football competition is made. 16 teams and 240 students from schools associated with the

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AIC footy back bigger and better in 2022

School is (finally) back, and that mean’s the return of school footy! Kicking into its 6th year and shaping up to be its biggest and best yet, the Associated of Independent Colleges (AIC) AFL competition officially* begins this tonight with

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Damien Mitchelmore announced as 2021 Troy Clarke Award winner

AFL Queensland Programs and Participation Manager – Schools and Diversity, Damien Mitchelmore, has been named the 2021 Troy Clarke Award recipient. After a record-breaking year taking the Queensland schools program to new heights, Mitchelmore is the 8th recipient of the annual

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Two new Queensland schools join the AFL School of Excellence program

A further two schools have been announced as official AFL Schools of Excellence in 2022 as the competition begins a new chapter. As a part of a new Grade 7/8 competition and to develop into all divisions over the next

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2022 AFLQ Schools Cup Nominations Open

Nominations to be part of the 2022 AFLQ Schools Cup are now open. More than 12,000 participants in 608 teams competed in 2021, making the competition its biggest year yet! Will your school be part of the action in 2022?

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StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup State Champions crowned

Palm Beach Currumbin (PBC) State High School have flexed their footy muscles, taking out three of the four secondary school state titles at the StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup at the Maroochydore Multi Sport Complex on the Sunshine Coast. The Gold

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Toyota AFL Schools Ambassador: Dave Beasley

Bayview State School PE teacher Dave Beasley has been an advocate for AFL in schools for many years. Dave has been running AFL interschool competitions since 2017 and through the Sporting Schools program he has been able to run extra

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National platform to showcase Queensland’s Inclusion team

No National Inclusion Carnival? No worries. Our Queensland Inclusion team will end their 2021 season with an exhibition game on the Sunshine Coast, with the national carnival cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 challenges around the country. The best players

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Streetsmarts AFLQ Schools Cup State Finals

It all comes down to this! We’re at the pointy end of the biggest ever StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup. This weekend will see six teams crowned Queensland state champions after the 10 month competition draws to a sensational close at

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Another achievement for women’s football in Queensland

More than 1,200 girls will lace up their footy boots this week and create history as the Queensland Girls Secondary Schools Sports Association (QGSSSA) kicks off their first AFL interschool sporting competition. Spread across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast,

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RESULTS: North Queensland Championships

Day Two – Wednesday 1 September Secondary Female GAME 1 Junior Female:  The Cathedral College 4.2 (26) def Kirwan State High 2.7 (19)  Senior Female PF1: St Andrew’s College 8.5 (53) def Kirwan State High 1.2 (8)  Senior Female PF2:

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Things are heating up in North Queensland as NQ Champs kick off

More than 12,000 participants have taken part in the 2021 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup making it the most successful year of the state-wide competition since it began in 2016. Over the last six months we’ve seen 270 schools and 606

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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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Update on the 2021 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup

School footy is coming back! And we’re as excited as a Year 12 student on Graduation Day about it! With the Queensland Government lifting the ban on inter-school sport, AFL Queensland has put together a revised fixture for remainder of

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North Queensland Championships postponed

The Queensland Government has advised Cairns and Yarrabah local government areas will enter a three-day lockdown from 4pm Sunday 8th August. As a result of the snap lockdown in the Far North, AFL Queensland advises that the StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools

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Statement re. Queensland Government COVID-19 Update

The Queensland Government has advised that community sport is not permitted for the next two weeks; from 4pm Sunday 8th August until 4pm Sunday 22nd August, 2021 in the 11 local government area in South East Queensland (SEQ). The local government

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Brisbane Lions visit SEQ schools and club

Yesterday, over forty Brisbane Lions players visited schools and community clubs across South East Queensland. Throughout the day players got involved in training drills, NAB AFL Auskick sessions and were generous with their time taking photos and signing hundreds of

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Local star power gives StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup an extra kick

Some local star power was on hand at today’s StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup on the Sunshine Coast, with Brisbane Lions AFLW Premiership winning players Belle Dawes, Lily Postlethwaite and Shannon Campbell visiting the Gala Day. Belle, Lily and Shannon, who

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RESULTS: QSS 13-15 Years Combined AFL State Championships

Congratulations to everyone that took part in the 2021 Queensland School Sport (QSS) 13-15 Years Combined AFL State Championships at Harrup Park, Mackay (27th – 30th May).  A special mention to South Coast who took out the boys and girls

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Sharp rise in AFL popularity on show in schoolboy clash

Brisbane Lions draft pick Harry Sharp will be one of more than 1,000 students expected to line the sidelines tonight’s blockbuster round five AIC First XVIII St Laurence’s vs Villanova match. The two schools haven’t yet met this season and

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Lions teammates become rivals as their former schools duke it out for the Andrews-Cameron Cup

If Harris Andrews and Charlie Cameron race to check their phones straight after tonight’s intraclub scratch match, they will have a good reason. While the pair are locking horns in preparation for the AFL season, their former schools will also

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Safer roads the goal as AFL Queensland teams up with TMR and the Gold Coast SUNS

When the 2021 StreetSmarts AFLQSchools Cup kicks off in a couple of weeks, not only will the competition give school children the opportunity to play AFL but to also learn about the importance of road safety. AFL Queensland has teamed

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The 2021 AFL Schools Cup competition is set to be the biggest yet!

The popularity of AFL in Queensland continues to grow and the AFL Queensland Schools Cup is set to return for all divisions in 2021.  The sixth edition of the competition will see it bounce back from the challenges and unfortunate

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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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AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals Recap

By Alice Barker The AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals showcased a day of quality footy and boasted some strong rivalries from team’s across Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Rivers regions. This year’s competition has been the most successful

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Marymount Primary School to make maiden AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals appearance

Tom Boswell, @TomBoswellGCB, Gold Coast Bulletin   MARYMOUNT Primary School are set to make their maiden appearance in the AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals and they are determined not to just make up the numbers. The school will play in

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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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