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Three Queenslanders drafted in NAB AFL Draft

By Ant Wingard Three Queenslanders have been selected in the second night of the NAB AFL National Draft at Marvel Stadium, all of whom were Brisbane Lions Academy graduates. The trio are the latest crop of Academy prospects to make

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 5-1

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 10-6

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 15-11

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 20-16

By Ant Wingard Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of

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2019 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects

By Ant Wingard There is just one week left until the 2019 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, November 27 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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Eight Queenslanders named in NAB AFLW Academy

By Ant Wingard A mammoth eight Queenslanders have been named in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for 2020 as the opportunity for women’s footballers continues to grow across the state. The eight Queenslanders are headlined by versatile tall pair Maddison

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AFLW Draft Recap: 14 Queenslanders selected

By Ant Wingard A plethora of Queensland’s most promising footballers have made their way onto the AFLW stage after a mammoth 14 players were selected in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft, held at the Melbourne Showgrounds this morning. The catalogue

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Years on from their first interaction, Belle Dawes hopes to reunite with Craig Starcevich in the AFLW ranks

By Alice Barker Belle Dawes is a force in every aspect, with her unfaltering charisma, her humble demeanor and her undeniable footy talent. It’s obvious why so many people have helped her achieve all she has; because she makes it

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Serene Watson leans on experience and leadership to realise AFLW dream

By Alice Barker When Serene Watson takes the field, she has more than just her game on her mind. The Bond University product is a natural born leader, a skill that Watson has soon come to realise could be her

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How farm and family helped Lily Postlethwaite prepare for AFLW

By Ant Wingard It probably comes as no secret that midfield dynamo Lily Postlethwaite will be among the top Queenslanders vying for selection at Tuesday’s AFLW Draft. The two-time All Australian has capped off another dominant year, putting her right

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Positivity the key for injured Dee Heslop’s AFLW dream

By Alice Barker After sustaining a shoulder injury during a training drill, Dee Heslop saw her draft hopes come crashing down. But the Yeronga South Brisbane midfielder is determined to come back fitter than ever and describes the injury as

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Tarni White ready for latest challenge as ten-year AFLW dream beckons

By Ant Wingard Tarni White has always done things a little bit differently. She was the first girl to play in over 100 games for her junior club, the Wynnum Vikings and at just 16-years-old, was named named in the

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From purgatory to promise, Brehmer’s AFLW redemption has come full circle

By Ant Wingard Just twelve months ago, Georgia Brehmer fell into football purgatory. Then, the midfielder was hoping to be selected in the 2018 NAB AFLW Draft where she would fulfil her dreams of landing at an AFLW club. That

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Eleven Queenslanders named in 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s footprint in the talent pathway has continued following the announcement of the 2020 NAB AFL Academy Squad. Eleven Queenslanders have been named in the squad, which has expanded for the 2020 season to include 150 players

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2019 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part Two

By Ant Wingard The 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Draft is just around the corner and represents the next step in the football journey for so many budding female footballers. With the Gold Coast SUNS entering the competition for the first

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2019 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part One

By Ant Wingard The 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Draft is just around the corner and represents the next step in the football journey for so many budding female footballers. With the Gold Coast SUNS entering the competition for the first

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Mackay local awarded prestigeous Troy Clarke Scholarship

Mackay’s Alana Gee has been awarded the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after former Brisbane Bear and AFL Queensland Development Manager Troy Clarke. The scholarship is designed to support a young person from Regional Queensland who displays the core values

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2019 AFL Queensland Game Development Awards Winners

Last Friday AFL Queensland recognised the contribution of AFL game development ambassadors and volunteers across Queensland and NSW Northern Rivers at this year’s AFL Queensland Game Development Thank You Function. More than 150 AFL School Ambassadors, Junior Match Program Coaches and

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Queensland Under 17 team named for Victoria Metro clash

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 17 representative team that will face Victoria Metro this weekend. The Queensland side will round out their three-game Under 17 Futures Championships at Ikon Park this Sunday, August

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Brisbane North announce teams for State Academy Championships

Brisbane North is pleased to announce their youth representative teams for the upcoming AFL Queensland State Championships next month. In total, the Brisbane North region will field five representative teams at the Championships that take place at Maroochydore Multisport Complex

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AFL Inclusion Carnival Day Two Wrap

By Ant Wingard Missed the action from Day One of the AFL Inclusion Carnival? Check the day one wrap right here. Queensland v South Australia Queensland entered day two of the Inclusion Carnival in sixth place and faced a tough

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AFL Inclusion Carnival Day One Wrap

By Ant Wingard Queensland v NSW/ACT The Rams, who were playing on their home field in Sydney’s west managed to get the fast start in the contest however Queensland weathered their early push to show composure. The Big Q soon

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Homegrown Hickey now vital to Eagles’ success

By Peter Blucher Queenslander Tom Hickey has inadvertently found himself the number on ruckman in an AFL premiership team hoping to defend its title. And they’re looking like they may be a very good chance. At his third AFL club

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Queensland Under 16s cap off dominant championships on home soil

By Alice Barker The Queensland team rounded out the NAB AFL U16 National Championships in blitzing fashion, dominating the Northern Territory en route to a 52-point win. This win ensured the Queensland side finished the national campaign undefeated on home

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Queensland fall one point short in last championships game

By Alice Barker The Queensland representative team had their final game in the NAB AFLW U18 Women’s Championships over the weekend, rounding out the tenth year of competition. The Central Allies escaped with an agonising one-point win as the Queensland

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Final Queensland Emerging Talent Team Announced

By AFLQ Media AFL Queensland are pleased to announce the final Queensland Emerging Talent team that will play the Western Australian team in Perth this weekend, July 20. The team is a part of the female talent pathway and rewards selected

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Queensland fall to Vic Metro in muddy conditions

By Ant Wingard Queensland has suffered an agonising defeat in their second game in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 National Championships on the Gold Coast. The home state rose to the occasion after their defeat on

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Queensland Under 16, Under 17 and Under 18 Fixtures and Scores

It’s a mammoth week of representative football in South East Queensland with our Under 16 and Under 17 boys in action as well as our Under 18 girls in Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s National Championships on the

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“They deserve that win” Queensland claim first win in Under 16 championships

By Ant Wingard A dominant second term has guided Queensland to their first win of the NAB AFL Under 16 National Championships at Metricon Stadium on Tuesday night. The Queensland side booted four goals to one in a dominant second

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