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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 10-6

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 15-11

Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of fame calibre careers

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AFL Queensland’s Top 20 Draft Bargain Countdown: Numbers 20-16

By Ant Wingard Despite varied public opinion, Queensland has been beacon of talent when it comes to the AFL Draft and over the past 19 years, plenty have come through the talent pathway to go on and forge hall of

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2019 AFL Draft: Queensland’s Top Prospects

By Ant Wingard There is just one week left until the 2019 NAB AFL Draft, which will take place next Wednesday night, November 27 as a host of new players join the AFL ranks for the first time. Queensland clubs

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Maroochydore look local as Roos find their new QAFLW coach

By Ant Wingard Maroochydore have looked locally to fill their vacant head coach position with the appointment of an AFL Sunshine Coast Hall of Fame Member for the 2020 QAFLW season. Former Roo Steve Moody has returned to the green

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Big-game Hammond raring for SUNS AFLW preseason

By Ant Wingard The Gold Coast SUNS may have unearthed a player made for the big moments as they embark on their first preseason ahead of the 2020 AFL Women’s campaign. Cheyenne Hammond, the SUNS’ 57th selection in last month’s

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SEQ Junior & Youth Football restructure announced

Junior and Youth football in South East Queensland will have a different look in 2020, with AFL Queensland announcing a revamped competition structure for next season and beyond. The changes have been endorsed following a comprehensive review which commenced in

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Former Aspley assistant Peter Ryan named new Sandgate coach

By Terry Wilson Former Aspley NEAFL assistant Peter Ryan is under no illusions about what lies ahead for him after accepting the head coaching role at QAFL wooden spooners Sandgate. It will be a tough gig, the former Tasmanian player

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Female Wellbeing Manager Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a Female Wellbeing Academy Manager – AFLW.   The AFL Queensland Female Well-being Manager has the responsibility of implementing individualised programs and initiatives in the areas of wellbeing, mental health, personal development and off-field career

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U18 Coaching Position – State Female Academy Coach

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Female Academy Coach. The AFL Queensland Female High-Performance Coach has the responsibility of identifying and developing the best female talent in Queensland in collaboration with the AFLW Clubs and their Talent Academies,

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Veteran NEAFL pair promoted to AFL Umpire Panel

By Ant Wingard Two of Queensland’s most promising umpires will ply their trade at the elite level in 2020 following their appointment to the senior AFL umpire panel. Queensland pair Jesse Baird and Matt Bridges were promoted to the AFL

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Eight Queenslanders named in NAB AFLW Academy

By Ant Wingard A mammoth eight Queenslanders have been named in the NAB AFL Women’s Academy for 2020 as the opportunity for women’s footballers continues to grow across the state. The eight Queenslanders are headlined by versatile tall pair Maddison

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QAFLW fixture changes announced for 2020 season

By Ant Wingard AFL Queensland has formally announced changes to the 2020 Bond University QAFLW season, which will see the commencement date of the competition align with the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Fixture. The start date of Queensland’s premier female

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AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast

AFL pre-season camps bring economic benefit to the Sunshine Coast A third of the AFL’s teams will descend on the Sunshine Coast for their 2020 pre-season camps, injecting at least $400,000 into the local economy. Hawthorn, GWS GIANTS, Western Bulldogs,

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“It was fantastic” AFL Umpires make the most of Byron Bay experience

By Ant Wingard Current AFL-listed umpire Alex Whetton has lauded the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational as the perfect way to roll into preseason training and highlighted the standard of Quensland umpiring at the Cavanbah Centre in Byron Bay. Whetton (27

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New champions crowned at Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational

A star-studded Emus side rose to the top of the Byron Bay AFL9s Invitational last weekend to blitz the field as win the Masters Max Grand Final. The Emus, which featured a plethora of former AFL players including Nathan Bock,

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Anthony McDonald is the new man at the Magpies

By Terry Wilson The Western Magpies have elected to go with a man with close ties to the club with their decision to appoint Anthony McDonald as head coach for the 2020 QAFL season. McDonald, 49, was given the nod

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Registration Open for Umpiring 2020

GET PAID to get Fit! GET PAID to have Fun! GET PAID to make Friends! Jump on board to see a different side of our game. Registrations to umpire in the 2020 season have officially opened. For all junior competitions

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2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season Fixture revealed

Put these matches in your calendar! Prime time football has well and truly returned to The Gabba with the Lions set to host two Thursday night and two Friday night blockbusters in 2020. Collingwood will travel to The Gabba for

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Gorillas lock in former Footscray forward as QAFLW coach in 2020

By Ant Wingard The second of the QAFLW coaching dominoes has fallen with Wilston Grange unveiling former Adelaide and Footscray forward Barry Standfield as their senior coach for the 2020 season. Standfield will assume duties following the departure of Rod

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2020 AFLW fixture and conferences revealed

By Sarah Black, AFLW IT’S A FAMILIAR season opener with a twist. Richmond and Carlton, who traditionally open the AFL season, will kick off the 2020 NAB AFLW season at Ikon Park on Friday, February 7. FULL FIXTURE Where and when

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2020 Marsh Community Series

Riley Beveridge, AFL Media The Brisbane Lions men’s 2020 campaign will start with two Marsh Community Series matches against Port Adelaide and Carlton. The 2020 Lions will host the Power on Sunday 23 February at 3:10pm AEST at the Moreton

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AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals Recap

By Alice Barker The AFL Queensland QSchools Cup Finals showcased a day of quality footy and boasted some strong rivalries from team’s across Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Rivers regions. This year’s competition has been the most successful

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Women’s coaching icon unveiled as Coolangatta Tweed QAFLW coach

By Ant Wingard Image: David Layden Photography The Coolangatta Bluebirds have unveiled one of women’s football’s most revered figures as their head coach for the next two QAFLW seasons. Nicole Graves, who boasts an extensive football resume spanning multiple states,

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2020 Colts Expression of Interest

AFL Queensland are pleased to announce that the Expression of Interest process is now open for the 2020 Colts Competition. Prospective clubs are asked to review the below “2020 Colts Expression of Interest” application form, and return via email to

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AFLW Draft Recap: 14 Queenslanders selected

By Ant Wingard A plethora of Queensland’s most promising footballers have made their way onto the AFLW stage after a mammoth 14 players were selected in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft, held at the Melbourne Showgrounds this morning. The catalogue

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Years on from their first interaction, Belle Dawes hopes to reunite with Craig Starcevich in the AFLW ranks

By Alice Barker Belle Dawes is a force in every aspect, with her unfaltering charisma, her humble demeanor and her undeniable footy talent. It’s obvious why so many people have helped her achieve all she has; because she makes it

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Serene Watson leans on experience and leadership to realise AFLW dream

By Alice Barker When Serene Watson takes the field, she has more than just her game on her mind. The Bond University product is a natural born leader, a skill that Watson has soon come to realise could be her

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How farm and family helped Lily Postlethwaite prepare for AFLW

By Ant Wingard It probably comes as no secret that midfield dynamo Lily Postlethwaite will be among the top Queenslanders vying for selection at Tuesday’s AFLW Draft. The two-time All Australian has capped off another dominant year, putting her right

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Marymount Primary School to make maiden AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals appearance

Tom Boswell, @TomBoswellGCB, Gold Coast Bulletin   MARYMOUNT Primary School are set to make their maiden appearance in the AFL Queensland Schools Cup finals and they are determined not to just make up the numbers. The school will play in

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