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Toyota AFL Disability Inclusion Ambassador: Daniel Ramage

An inaugural Gold Coast SUNS player, Daniel Ramage has been a part of AFL Queensland’s Inclusion program from day one. Daniel has been the head coach of the Queensland State Inclusion side since the very first carnival in 2014 and

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AFLQ Senior Coach of the Year – Nick Malceski

A former Sydney Swans and Gold Coast SUNS player, Nick Malceski played 210 professional AFL games in his 14-year career capped off by winning a premiership flag in 2012 and earning all Australian selection in 2014. After retiring in 2016

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The history of the Joe Grant Medal

Ahead of this Saturday’s QAFL Grand Final between Broadbeach Cats and Maroochydore Roos, we take a trip down memory lane to look into the history of the Joe Grant Medal – awarded to the Best on Ground player in the

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From Queensland Under 18’s to Collingwood Senior Coach

Submitted by Peter Blucher. There are more than 20 Queenslanders who will wholeheartedly endorse the appointment of former Brisbane Lions flyer Craig McRae as the new Collingwood senior coach this week. All have much to thank McRae for, having played

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NAB AFL U19 Championships Update

The AFL has today updated the dates and times for the NAB AFL U19 Championships scheduling a showcase of talent to take place over the next two months across Australia in the build up to the 2021 NAB AFL Draft

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Lions and SUNS players named in 22Under22 squad

The AFL Players’ Association’s 22Under22 squad has been announced with a host of Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS players on the list. The Gold Coast SUNS have the equal-most representation in the 40-man squad (alongside Melbourne) with Charlie Ballard, Wil Powell, Jack

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part Two

It’s 2021 NAB AFLW Draft day! You can catch all of the action tonight across the AFL Women’s website and official app with coverage starting from 6:45 pm.   The Queensland pool this year is extremely strong with a handful

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Sam Virgo is leading the way for women’s coaching in Queensland

Sam Virgo has been a trailblazer for women’s football in Queensland. Part of the AFLW since its inaugural season, she played with the Brisbane Lions from 2017 – 2019, notching 15 games.   In 2020 she joined mentor David Lake

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects Part One

There’s only one week left until the 2021 NAB AFLW Draft, which will take place next Tuesday, July 27th.  Like 2020, the draft will be a virtual affair, with players tuning in from around the country to find out if

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2021 NAB AFLW Draft Combine

10 Queenslanders will take place in the 2021 NAB AFL National Draft Combine to be held across multiple locations across Australia this weekend.   While the current situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic sees variations in restrictions across the country,

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Queensland’s Harmer and Levi named in All-Australian Team

Two Queenslanders have been named in the 2021 NAB AFLW U19 Championships All-Australian Team; Gold Coast’s Teagan Levi and Maggie Harmer from Maroochydore AFC on the Sunshine Coast. Both girls played their junior football on each coast; Teagan learning her

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Jack Bowes notches up a career high at Marvel

Submitted by Peter Blucher. It’s a long way from home, but Cairns boy Jack Bowes is developing a real fondness for Marvel Stadium. In an early career of limited success, the 23-year-old Gold Coast Suns midfielder turned defender has had

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NAB AFL and AFLW U19 Championship Games

The AFL has today confirmed that the final game of the 2021 NAB AFLW U19 Championships between Queensland and Victoria Metro will not proceed as a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country. The final game was scheduled

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AFL Launches Women’s Coaching Month

The AFL advises the month of July marks the inaugural Women’s Coaching Month, celebrating women in coaching across all levels of the game while promoting coaching as a pathway for women and girls in the football community. Women’s Coaching Month

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Next Generation on the Road to the NAB AFL Draft

The AFL has today released the dates and times for the NAB AFL U17 Championships and NAB AFL U19 Championships scheduled to take place over the next three months across Australia.   The NAB AFL Championships represents the highest level

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Queenslanders dominate 2021 U19 Allies Squad announcement

13 Queenslanders will fly the flag for the Allies when the NAB AFL Under 19 Championships kicks off next month on the Gold Coast, with the AFL today announcing the initial 2021 squad. Representing the north of the state includes

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2021 Queensland State U17 male squad announced

31 rising stars have been named in the Queensland State U17 squad to compete at the upcoming NAB AFL National U17 Championships. The Championships will be held on the Gold Coast, from Monday 5th – Friday 9th July, 2021. Queensland

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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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Aliir Aliir reflects on the impact and influence of his former Aspley coach

Submitted by Peter Blucher. The name Farry is synonymous with Australian football on the north side of Brisbane. At Sandgate, Windsor-Zillmere and Aspley they boast a family connection that spans more than 50 years and three generations. Lance Farry, a

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QLD U19 female team announced ahead of Victoria Country game

The Queensland Under 19 female team that will compete in this weekend’s 2021 NAB National U19 Championship game against Victoria Country has been announced. The game will be played on Sunday, 23 May at midday in Port Melbourne. The final

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Future star Austin Harris named for NAB AFL Academy Game

The AFL has today confirmed the group of AFL talent representing the NAB AFL Academy against Geelong VFL on Saturday April 24 at GMHBA Stadium. The intake includes a selection of the best 17 and 18-year-olds across the country who

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Will Martyn to make his AFL debut for Richmond

Submitted by Peter Blucher. Thirty-three years after he was crowned the king of Queensland football Andrew Martyn is set to enjoy an even greater thrill when he watches his son make his AFL debut on Friday night. Will Martyn, a

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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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Gold Coast SUNS select local stars!

By AFLQ Media Ahead of the NAB AFL Draft tonight, Gold Coast local talents Rhys Nicolls and Aiden Fyfe have been announced as additions to the Gold Coast SUNS rookie list in 2021. Both Nicholls and Fyfe have played their

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2020 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part Two

By AFLQ Media There is only one week left until the 2020 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, December 9 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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Academy Ace gets his chance to shine

The Gold Coast SUNS today announced the promotion of International Scholarship holder Hewago Paul Oea to the club’s Rookie List (Category B) for the 2021 season. Affectionately known as Ace, the 19-year-old is a talented footballer who originates from Papua

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2020 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects – Part One

By AFLQ Media The 2020 NAB AFL Draft will be held as a one-night event on December 9 and is set to be a draft like no other. This year will be defined by interruptions, season suspensions and a lack

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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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2020 draft night confirmed: AFL to go virtual across the country

This year’s NAB AFL Draft will be held as a virtual event. There were discussions about the Draft potentially being staged in the same format as the Brownlow Medal, with rooms of players across the country. However, to remain COVID-safe

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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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