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“It’s going to be spicy” SUNS and Lions raring for AFLW QClash

By Ant Wingard This weekend’s inaugural AFL Women’s QClash is set to be a ‘spicy’ affair according to Gold Coast co-captain Sam Virgo. The fourth-year AFLW player was joined by Brisbane veteran Lauren Arnell and respective coaches David Lake and

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“I feel like I belong”: Jacqui Yorston opens up ahead of first AFLW QClash

By Ant Wingard Gold Coast midfielder Jacqui Yorston has wasted no time igniting the battle of words between the SUNS and Brisbane ahead of the inaugural AFL Women’s QClash this Saturday. Yorston, who played four games for the Lions last

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Bond University QAFLW: Coolangatta Tweed Season Preview

By Ant Wingard   2019 in a nutshell Coolangatta-Tweed were the form team of the competition in the opening month of the 2019 season, blitzing the competition by winning three of their first four contests. From there however, the Bluebirds

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Queenslanders dominate Round 2 AFLW action

It was great to be a Queenslander over the weekend. For one, both the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS produced emphatic victories against Geelong and Richmond respectively to enhance their finals aspirations in Conference A. After finding themselves two

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The SUNS are here: Five key takeaways from Gold Coast’s win over Richmond

By Ant Wingard Gold Coast produced their first ever victory in AFLW history as they dominated Richmond to run away 11-point winners. Here’s five key takeaways from the contest.   The SUNS like to take the game on Gold Coast’s

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Bond University QAFLW: Wilston Grange Season Preview

By Ant Wingard Related: Bond University QAFLW: Aspley Season Preview   2019 in a nutshell Wilston Grange underwent a significant transformation in 2019 after dominating the QAFLW the year previous. A shift in culture saw the side almost restart on the

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How Lucy Bellinger came to Brisbane and why their Round 1 win was so sweet

By Ant Wingard Brisbane shocked the AFL Women’s landscape on Saturday afternoon with a clinical dissection of the reigning premier at Hickey Park. It was as sweet a victory as they come – a team forced to overcome a series

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Bond University QAFLW: Aspley Season Preview

By Ant Wingard   2019 in a nutshell Aspley endured a tough initiation into the Bond University QAFLW last season meaning it took some time to find consistency in their performances. They opened the season emphatically with a statement win

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Painting bucket hats: how Gold Coast have bred their AFLW culture

By Ant Wingard Picasso Paige Parker. It may sound like the Instagram caption footnoted to Gold Coast’s Indigenous AFLW clash guernsey launched last November with the help of Parker. But it’s not. Instead, it offers some insight into how the

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A three-pronged forward set up: 5 things we learned from Brisbane’s AFLW win over Adelaide

Brisbane powered to an emphatic 13-point win over reigning premiers, Adelaide, to start their 2020 AFL Women’s campaign in wet conditions at Hickey Park. Here’s five things we learned from the game. Image: Jono Searle.  Brisbane’s forward line is in

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“I’m pretty excited” Svarc ready as 12 Queenslanders named for AFLW Debut

By Ant Wingard Brisbane Lions defender Cathy Svarc is ready to take the next step in what has been a whirlwind 18-months since taking up Australian rules ball, as she prepares for her NAB AFL Women’s debut this weekend. Svarc

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Garbutt Magpies return to AFL Townsville

The Garbutt Magpies will re-join AFL Townsville senior ranks in 2020 with a senior women’s team being accepted into the competition. The Garbutt Magpies last competed in an AFL Townsville senior competition in 1988 and won their last men’s premiership

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QFA Division 2 North Fixture announced

AFL Queensland has today announced the 2020 fixture for the newly established QFA Division 2 North competition. Check out the 2020 QFA Division 2 North Fixture here  Throughout the 2019 season, a review of all QFA competitions was undertaken and

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AFL Queensland on the move with Allied Pickfords!

AFLQ Media.  AFL Queensland is pleased to announce a new partnership with the world’s largest and most trusted removalist, Allied Pickfords. As a long-time supporter of community football, the name Allied Pickfords is synonymous with the Mackay and Darling Downs

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QFA Division 2 South 2020 Fixture Announced

AFL Queensland has today released the 2020 fixture for the newly established QFA Division 2 South competition. Check out the 2020 QFA Division 2 South fixture right here!  Throughout the 2019 season a review of all QFA competitions was undertaken.

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AFL Darling Downs Picnic Nines returns in 2020.

By AFLQ Media For the second year, Toowoomba’s iconic Queens Park will play host to a round-robin style AFL9s competition on Sunday, March 1st with participating teams competing for a bucketload of prize money. AFL Darling Downs Regional Manager, Jeff

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CQ WOMEN UP FOR THE CHALLENGE

AFL Queensland has confirmed that the Central Queensland Challenge Cup, between the AFL Mackay 2019 Premiers and the AFL Capricornia 2019 Premiers, will take place again in 2020, with some exciting firsts introduced to the concept. For the first time

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QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup fixture announced

AFL Queensland has today released the fixture for the 2020 QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup. Check out the 2020 QFA Division 1 HART Sport Cup fixture right here! The fixture provides all clubs with even opportunity to test themselves and

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Three AFLW double-headers locked in for Hickey Park

By Ant Wingard Three double-headers have now been locked in for the NAB AFL Women’s games in February and March in Brisbane’s Northern suburbs. Brisbane Lions games at Hickey Park will now coincide with Wilston Grange home games in the

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AFL Community Ambassadors – Multicultural Program registrations now open!

Registrations have now opened for the 2020 AFL community ambassador program! Established in 2013, the AFL Community Ambassador program aims to engage multicultural communities through a network of dedicated volunteers, using the sport as vehicle for inclusion. The role of

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2020 QAFL Fixture Announced

AFL Queensland has today released the fixture for the 2020 Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL) season. Check out the 2020 QAFL Fixture right here!  In its essence, the fixture provides all nine QAFL clubs, along with their players and supporters,

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QAFL representative team to face VAFA in 2020

A new challenger awaits the Queensland Australian Football League in 2020, as representative football once again forms part of the QAFL’s fixture for the second straight season. The representative QAFL side will host the Victoria Amateur Football Association (VAFA) next

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Gold Coast to host North Queensland v South Queensland Clash

  The annual North Queensland v South Queensland showdown is set to be contested on the Gold Coast for the first time in 2020. Bragging rights between the two intrastate rivals will be determined on June 27 at Southport’s Fankhauser

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State Talent Skills Acquisition & Technical coach – Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Talent Skills Acquisition & Technical coach – Male & Female Programs. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide expert coaching, education, guidance and prescription to AFL Queensland State programs in

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State Talent Nutritionist – Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Talent pathways Nutritionist – Male and Female Programs.  The primary responsibility of this role is to provide nutritional and hydration education, guidance and prescription to all Queensland AFL State Talent programs. Primarily

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U16 Youth Boys Strength & Conditioning Coach Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State U16 Youth Boys Strength & Conditioning Coach. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide strength and conditioning services to the AFL Queensland State 16s program. Deliver a high performance strength

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U16 Youth Boys Assistant Coach Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State U16 Youth Boys Assistant Coaches x 3 The primary responsibility of this role is to Assistant the Senior State coach in the preparation of the Queensland State U16 team at the National

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U16 Boys Senior Coach Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State U16 Boys Senior Coach. Working closely with the State Coaching Manager the primary responsibility of this role is to coach, lead and prepare the Queensland State U16 team at the National Boy’s

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AFL confirms State of Origin match

By Mitch Cleary – AFL Media AFL announces Victoria v All Stars match on February 28 and contributes massive $2.5m to bushfire relief THE AFL has announced a landmark State of Origin match to raise funds for the Australian bushfire disaster

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2020 Bond University QAFLW Fixture Released

AFL Queensland has today announced the fixture for the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season. At its centrepiece, the fixture features the opportunity for two AFLW-QAFLW double headers with the Brisbane Lions across the opening month of the season, in what

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