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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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Leigh Harding appointed as new Queensland Under 16 coach

By Ant Wingard  @AntWingard AFL Queensland has today announced Leigh Harding as the new coach of the Queensland Under 16 representative side. Harding, 37, has a wealth of knowledge in high performance Australian rules environments having played 141 AFL games for

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AFL Queensland appoint State Female High Performance Coach

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the appointment of James Gellie as State Female High Performance Coach. Gellie has enjoyed a successful tenure in the AFL Queensland talent pathway thus far, where he has held several coaching roles over the

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2019 Under-19 AFL Academy Squads Announced

By Jess Webster, neafl.com.au Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and the GIANTS have locked in the next crop of Under-19 Academy players for the upcoming NEAFL season. The squads are jam-packed with some of the best young talent in the northern

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Register for the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program

Budding footballers will have the opportunity to hone their craft with some of Queensland’s top developmental coaches with the Brisbane Lions Academy Summer Skills Program set to kick off in the new year. Registrations for programs in three Brisbane Lions

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Curran’s role in Lions’ Academy success

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au In nine years Luke Curran has seen the Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy program go from a computer and a bag of footballs to producing some of the most exciting products of the game. Stars

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2018 AFL Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of the 2018 NAB AFL Draft next week, which commences next Thursday and continues over to Friday, we’ve previewed the best male footballers who could find themselves on an AFL list. With two teams in

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Two Queenslanders set for Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program

Two of Queensland’s most gifted Indigenous and Multicultural footballers will have the opportunity to learn alongside some of the best in the country in a fortnight’s time. Queensland pair Austin Harris and Cody Harrison will make the trip to Darwin

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Ten Queenslanders named in NAB AFL National Academy Allies squad

The AFL has today announced the initial squad of 30 players for the 2019 NAB AFL National Academy Allies that will compete at the NAB National Championships next year. Following the departure of coach Adrian Fletcher, the Allies team in

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New Gold Coast SUNS Academy Under 16 Talent Program Announced

AFL Queensland, in conjunction with the Gold Coast SUNS and their respective zones, are pleased to announce new changes to the structure of the Under 16 talent programs in 2019 into a new four phase program. The changes come as

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2018 AFLW Draft: Queensland’s top prospects

By Ant Wingard   @AntWingard Ahead of next Tuesday’s 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, we’ve previewed the best female footballers who could land on the Brisbane Lions list. This year, the Brisbane Lions hold eight selections in the draft and can

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