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SUNS help shine a light on mental health

More than 30 community coaches from the Townsville region had the opportunity to hear firsthand from Gold Coast Suns coach Stuart Dew about the value he places on building the skills to understand, recognise and manage mental health issues in

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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

Posted in AFL 9's, AFLQ, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, Multicultural, Schools, Talent, Top news, Volunteers

2019 Bond University QAFLW

BOND UNIVERSITY v. YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE Bond University            3.3, 4.3, 9.6, 10.8 (68) Yeronga South Brisbane      1.0, 1.0, 1.0, 2.0 (12) GOALS, Bond University: T. Smith 3, E. Boles 3, K. Howarth 2, L. Attard 1, J. Maher 1. Yeronga South

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Demons tame Lions: QAFL Round 18 Review

By Terry Wilson Updated following the Sunday QAFL Fixture Panthers all but guarantee a top-three finish Morningside look like they have wrapped up a top-three finish for the finals and are in a powerful position to grab the important second

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Q-Clash18 preview

By Peter Blucher  What is your favorite sporting rivalry? In a week in which Australia beat England to get a jump start in the cricket Ashes, one of the truly great international sporting rivalries, it is an intriguing question. Historically,

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Bond University QAFLW Finals Week One Preview

By Ant Wingard Image: David Layden Photography Bond University v Yeronga South Brisbane Saturday August 10, 3:00pm Bond University There is no question about it – Bond University have been far and above the best and most consistent team to

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Round 18 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Image: RF Photography Two rounds to go and the only certainty for the finals is that Palm Beach Currumbin will be in top spot. With 48 points and a healthy percentage, the Lions will take the minor

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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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AFL Queensland Schools Cup North Queensland Championships headed to Mackay

By AFLQ Media More than 500 of north Queensland’s brightest young male and female AFL talent will head to Mackay next week for the 2019 AFL Queensland Schools Cup North Queensland Championships. The two day championship event will be held

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Round 17 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Tom Matthews

By Terry Wilson It has been a hell of a long journey, in every sense of the phrase, for promising Mt Gravatt youngster Tom Matthews to reach a stage where he is on the verge of some big things with his

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Match preview: Brisbane v Gold Coast

By Michael Whiting, afl.com.au Where and when: the Gabba, Saturday August 10, 4.35pm AEST  What it means for Brisbane: The Lions are locked with Geelong and West Coast at the top of the ladder and need to extend their seven-game winning streak

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Finals begin to take shape: QAFL Round 17 Review

By Terry Wilson Dee-lightful Demons dent Mt Gravatt’s finals hopes Mt Gravatt are now in finals desperation mode following a big loss to red-hot Surfers Paradise at Dittmer Park on Saturday. The Vultures crashed 13.18 (96) to 11.7 (73) and

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Bond University QAFLW Round 14 Results

ASPLEY HORNETS WFC V WILSTON GRANGE Wilston Grange                       1.2, 2.9, 3.12, 6. 13 (49) Aspley Hornets WFC               1.3, 2.3, 3.5, 3.5 (23) GOALS, Wilston Grange: A. Kelly, C. Svarc, M. Peeters, E. ManNeil, I. Stackelberg, S. Peeters.

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Bond University QAFLW Round 14 Preview

By Ant Wingard Aspley v Wilston Grange The competition’s two northside teams may find themselves well outside of the finals bracket but there is still plenty at stake as they round out their respective 2019 seasons. Both the Hornets and

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Round 17 QAFL Preview

By Terry Wilson The run home for finals contenders: Palm Beach Currumbin (1st, 48 points): Wilston Grange (A), Surfers Paradise (H), Broadbeach (A). Broadbeach (2nd, 36 points): Sandgate (A), bye, Palm Beach Currumbin (H). Surfers Paradise (3rd, 36 points): Mt

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Cam Rayner’s new experience in the green

By Cam Rayner Cam Rayner writes for aflplayers.com.au on his new experience from the other side of the whistle. As challenging as waking up early the morning after a game can be, it was well worth the early rise to umpire local footy games

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AFL Queensland nominated for Multicultural Queensland Month honours

AFL Queensland has been named among 23 finalists in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity. Nominated in the Minister’s Choice Category for Outstanding Engagement, AFL Queensland has demonstrated excellent engagement through the Multicultural Ambassador Program

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Round 16 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Ethan Hunt

By Terry Wilson Smart Palm Beach Currumbin teenager Ethan Hunt is keeping his fingers crossed that nature takes its natural course as he chases his dreams of playing at the highest level. Just turned 17 and completing Year 11 at

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Change on the horizon for SEQ men’s football

By AFLQ Media Senior men’s football in South East Queensland will have a different look in 2020, with AFL Queensland announcing a revamped competition structure that includes the incorporation of the four Northern Rivers teams into the new QFA model.

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“It’s pretty exciting”: Roos book ticket for maiden QAFLW finals

By Alice Barker Maroochydore’s fairy tale 2019 season has reached a new crescendo after the Roos booked their ticket to the QAFLW finals for the first time in club history. The Roos, who were promoted to the premier women’s competition

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Bond University QAFLW Round 13 Results

MAROOCHYDORE V ASPLEY Maroochydore                        3.3, 5.8, 10.11, 14.15 (99) Aspley Hornets                       0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0 (0) GOALS, Maroochydore: B. Smith 2, T. Randall 2, K. Surman 2, S. Campbell 2, C. Gregory 2, K. Sills 1, I. Dawes 1, I.

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Cats pounce on second place: QAFL Round 16 Review

By Terry Wilson Cats overpower flat Panthers to grab second spot Broadbeach’s reward for finally beating a side in the QAFL top five was to grab second spot on the ladder in what could be a key result come finals

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Bond University QAFLW Round 13 Preview and Teams

By Ant Wingard Maroochydore v Aspley             Saturday July 27, 10:30AM Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex A win over eighth placed Aspley could all but seal a maiden finals berth for Maroochydore if they head home from this weekend’s historic Pride

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QAFL Round 16 Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Palm Beach Currumbin (1st, 48 points): Mt Gravatt (H), Wilston Grange (A), Surfers Paradise (H), Broadbeach (A). Morningside (2nd, 36 points): Broadbeach (A), Labrador (H), Wilston Grange (H), Sandgate (A). Broadbeach (3rd, 32 points): Morningside (H), Sandgate

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Applications open for Troy Clarke Scholarship

AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after AFL Queensland State Development Manager Troy Clarke, who passed away in 2013. Troy embodied the values of dedication, passion and respect,

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Four Queenslanders earn All Australian honours

By Ant Wingard Queensland’s presence in the female football space has again been highlighted with a strong contingent named in the in the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s All Australian team. Following the NAB AFLW Under 18 National Championships which concluded

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Victoria Point named Brisbane Lions Community Club of the Year

By Josie Fielding, lions.com.au On Saturday evening at The Gabba the Brisbane Lions proudly announced the Victoria Point Sharks as their Community Club of the Year. The Sharks received this award because they have a strong presence in their local

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Round 15 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Aiden Fyfe

By Terry Wilson The Broadbeach Cats can ‘most definitely, without a doubt’ bounce back from last weekend’s loss to Gold Coast rivals Surfers Paradise says rising teenager Aiden Fyfe. Fyfe was playing in just his third seniors game for Cats

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Pride Round: What does it mean to you?

This weekend, competitions across Queensland’s South East will celebrate the first ever Pride Round. The Pride Round aims to promote LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in community sporting clubs across the state. So ahead of the historic weekend we asked some players, coaches

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Queensland AFL wrap: Keeffe gives reminder

By Peter Blucher Lachy Keeffe, the almost forgotten member of the Queensland football family, has sent a gentle reminder to GWS coach Leon Cameron …. “don’t forget about me”. Having not played at AFL level in seven weeks, and spent

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