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Round 19 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Brock Aston

Three goals against Sandgate last weekend, on top of some promising form through the season with Morningside, has resulted in Brock Aston receiving the round 19 nomination for the QAFL Rising Star Award. Aston is 20, with a physical build,

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“You’ve gotta hope so”: Wuetschner hopeful of breaking Grand Final duck

By Ant Wingard Grand Final appearances and Coorparoo always seem to go hand in hand. It’s nearly a given each year that the Kings will be one of the final two teams remaining to compete in the season’s final game.

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Mackay local awarded prestigeous Troy Clarke Scholarship

Mackay’s Alana Gee has been awarded the 2019 Troy Clarke Scholarship, named after former Brisbane Bear and AFL Queensland Development Manager Troy Clarke. The scholarship is designed to support a young person from Regional Queensland who displays the core values

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Eight players that could determine the QAFLW Grand Final

By Ant Wingard This weekend’s Bond University QAFLW Grand Final pits  Ellie Hampson (COORPAROO) Football is often referred to as a game of inches and there is perhaps no better player capable of changing field position in an instant than

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2019 Garbutt Magpies Cup

Next Friday the Garbutt Magpies will host their annual Garbutt Magpies Cup, an educational, cultural and sporting event like no other. Thirteen primary schools from across far North Queensland will compete in the event, held at the Murray Complex in Annandale.

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2019 Bond University QAFLW Preliminary Finals

YERONGA SOUTH BRISBANE v. COORPAROO Coorparoo                               0.0,  0.4,  6.6,  8.8  (56) Yeronga South Brisbane         2.2,  2.3,  3.4,  6.4  (40)   GOALS, Coorparoo: Wuetschner 3, J. Tawhiao-Wardlaw 2, T. White 2, P. Parker 1. Yeronga South Brisbane: Farquharson 2, M. Goodwin

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Finals locked in: QAFL Round 19 Review

By Terry Wilson Same five clubs left to fight out the premiership After all the permutations, what-ifs, possibilities and theories leading into the 2019 QAFL finals series the dust has settled and, surprise surprise, the five teams that made the

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AFL Round 22: Selection News

By Peter Blucher There’s never a bad time to win selection in a home-and-away AFL side bound for the finals but if there’s a best time it might just be Round 22. Or the penultimate round. By Round 22 the

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Round 19 QAFL Preview and Teams

By Terry Wilson Final-round frenzy as seven into five doesn’t equate. It is a QAFL premiership race featuring nine clubs. In one of the most absorbing seasons for years seven of those nine clubs remain in contention for places in

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Bond University QAFLW Preliminary Final Preview

By Ant Wingard It’s quite fitting that the season’s penultimate game – and by far the most important for either side competing – will be played between two of the competition’s most revered and tenured clubs. This weekend’s Preliminary Final

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Round 18 QAFL Rising Star Nominee: Riley Greene

By Terry Wilson Some words of advice from club legend Ben Jaekne-Cain early this year have proved pivotal in the development of Western Magpies teenager Riley Greene. Greene, only 17, is the Round 18 nominee for the QAFL Rising Star

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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

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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, 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 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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