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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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“We just have to tidy up on a few little things” Queensland suffer loss to Country

By Ant Wingard Queensland have suffered a convincing defeat in their first of three matches on the Gold Coast with a slow start enough to fall to a dominant Victoria Country side at Metricon Stadium. Country ran away convincing winners

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“I’m so grateful”: Tarni White loving life back on the field

By Alice Barker Tarni White is among perhaps the most talented female footballers emerging through the talent pathway. As a junior, she made history at her local footy club, Wynnum Vikings, where she became the first female player to play

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“It’s going to put us in a good stead to win the games:” Harding ready for U16 clash

By Alice Barker The Queensland Under 16 representative team are ready to tackle Tasmania on the Gold Coast in Round Two of the NAB AFL U16 National Championships, according to coach Leigh Harding. Harding, who made his coaching debut with

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Sliding Dawes moment: How the crowd could lift Queensland

By Ant Wingard Queensland Under 18 midfielder Belle Dawes is hopeful next week’s home ground advantage will boost the side throughout Round 2 of the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 National Championships on the Gold Coast. The Queenslanders will play

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Queensland Under 16 Squad announced for Rounds 2 and 3 of the National Championships

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 16 Representative team who will play in Rounds 2 and 3 of the NAB AFL Under 16 National Championships next week. The Queensland Under 16 team will play against Tasmania at

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Queenslanders named in 2019 AFL Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Team Squads

Yesterday the AFL announced the 2019 Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Team squads set to play two exhibition matches in Melbourne next month. Selected by NGA Managers and AFL Club recruiters, following a state talent program and talent identification

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2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy Round 2 Team announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the team for Round 2 of the 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships. AFL Queensland will host the second round of the national championships on the Gold Coast, with players from Victoria,

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Queensland Under 16 Representative team announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 16 Representative team who will play in game one of the 2019 NAB Under 16 National Championships. The 26-man squad will take on the NSW/ACT representative team at Blacktown International Sport

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Eight Queenslanders named in AFL Allies Round 3 team

By AFLQ Media The AFL has today announced the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies team of 23 players selected to travel to Perth for Round 3 of the NAB Under-18 National Championships next week. Five players from the Gold Coast SUNS Academy along

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Queensland announce Round 1 team for NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the team for the Round 1 of the NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championship. The team of 22 will compete against West Australia in Perth next week. 2019 Bond University Under 18 AFL Women’s Queensland State Academy Team- Round

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Postlethwaite named Queensland captain

By Ant Wingard Moreton Bay junior Lily Postlethwaite will lead the Queensland side at the upcoming NAB Under 18 AFL Women’s National Championships after being named team captain at the official guernsey presentation on Wednesday night. Postlethwaite was named captain

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2019 Queensland Under 17 squad announced

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 17 squad that will compete at the Under 17 Futures Championships. The 29-man squad will play one game in July at Southport’s Fankhauser Reserve and again in August at Ikon Park

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16 Queenslanders named in extended Allies Squad

By AFLQ Media The AFL has today announced the extended squad of 50 players for the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies that will compete at the NAB Under-18 National Championships later this year. Eight players from the Gold Coast

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Queensland Under 16 Representative team announced

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the Queensland Under 16 Representative team who will play in the NAB Under 16 National Championships. The team will compete at the National Championships across June and July with games played

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SUNS claim victory in NAB League QClash

By Alice Barker The first QClash was played at Yeronga over the weekend between the Gold Coast SUNS and the Brisbane Lions U18’s Men’s Academies. The SUNS came away with a comfortable 10.10 (70) to 5.12 (42) win as the

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State Female Academy coaching panel finalised

By Alice Barker AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the remaining coaching panel for the State Female Academy Program. The group will round out the coaching appointments for the Queensland Female Talent Pathway following the announcement of head coach James

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Townsville triumphs in North Queensland Academy Championships

By Alice Barker Townsville have triumphantly claimed first place in the 2019 Northern Queensland Academy Championships for the first time in over a decade. The home region won out against the other North Queensland regions, and broke the 12-year stronghold

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Scott to become 179th Queenslander to play AFL

By Peter Blucher Bailey Scott pondered long and hard about where he wanted to play his AFL football. A Gold Coast Suns Academy product and prospective zone selection who was also eligible to join North Melbourne and Geelong as a

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