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Southport Sharks to host Geelong in VFL Round 4

Submitted. The Southport Sharks and Geelong Cats will go head-to-head in a blockbuster VFL clash on Thursday Night at Fankhauser Reserve. After three rounds, both teams sit in the top 8. Southport lost to Richmond in Round 1 but defeated

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2022 QAFL Preview – Sherwood

By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend When you look back and reflect on Sherwood’s 2021 season, you cannot help but be blown away with how much it achieved with the young and developing list it had. The Pies handed Labrador a 40-point

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Sharks, Suns and Lions ready for 2022 VFL Season

The AFL has locked in the Victorian Football League (VFL) 2022 fixture for Rounds Two to Eight. Round Two will see the Gold Coast Suns take on the Sydney Swans in a Friday night (1 April) battle at Blacktown International

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Long wait nearly over for Comeback Quartet

By Peter Blucher Thirty-four Queenslanders listed with AFL clubs will eagerly await the start of the 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership, but none more so than four who are unlikely to play in Round 1. Gold Coast’s Connor Budarick and Rory

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2022 VFL Fixture Released – Round One Locked In

Round One of the 2022 VFL season to be played on March 25/26/27 21 teams will play 18 games each in a 22-round home-and-away season Top eight will contest a four-week finals series Grand Final scheduled for the weekend of

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2022 VFL Competition Update

By AFL Media. The AFL has announced the 2022 VFL season is set to begin on Saturday March 26, 2022, which will see state league men’s footy return to Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales after a second year affected

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VFL/VFLW and Talent Pathway Programs and Competitions – Vaccination Policy

The AFL has today released its COVID-19 vaccination policy for all VFL, VFLW and Talent Pathway players and football staff.   In general terms, the Policy will require all VFL, VFLW and Talent Pathway players and Football Program Staff to

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Hammer Time: Aspley’s Matt Hammelmann wins VFL’s goalkicking award

By Brendan Rhodes ASPLEY spearhead Matt Hammelmann believes he is a much better player than the young Brisbane Lions Academy product who managed two goals from 12 AFL matches between 2015-17. And the star full-forward’s figures back that up at State

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2021 VFL & VFLW Awards Ceremony

The AFL has announced the 2021 VFL and VFLW Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday October 7 from 6.30 AEDT to recognise and reward the outstanding year of football in the VFL and rebel VFLW Competition. The major virtual

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2021 VFL season will not be completed

The AFL has today informed all 22 VFL Clubs that the 2021 VFL Premiership Season will not be completed, due to the challenges surrounding the COVID-19 situation across the country.   A 2021 VFL Premier will not be awarded with

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From Cairns junior to SUNS legend, Jarrod Harbrow calls time on career

Beloved Queenslander Jarrod Harbrow has announced his retirement after 261 games over 15 AFL seasons. The 33-year-old started his football journey in Cairns as a junior at the Manunda Hawks and later the South Cairns Cutters. He left the tropics

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Aspley to join the QAFL in 2022

Aspley Hornets Football Club has advised the AFL and AFL Queensland of its intention to join the QAFL in 2022 and withdraw its license from the VFL competition.  Aspley advised of its renewed focus on the role the club plays in

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VFL Premiership Season Update

The AFL has today announced an update to the 2021 VFL Premiership Season.   As a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country, previous interruptions to scheduled games and an extension to the Victorian State Government lockdown, the

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Zac Smith hangs up his boots

Submitted by Peter Blucher. A small but very significant moment in Gold Coast Suns history will leave the club this week with the retirement of veteran ruckman Zac Smith. It was a moment eight minutes and five seconds into the

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VFL Season Update

The AFL has today announced an update to the 2021 VFL Premiership Season.   As a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country and previous interruptions to scheduled games, the 2021 VFL home-and-away season will move to a

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Must win Coast Clash for top of the ladder Southport

This weekend’s VFL ‘Coast Clash’ will be a tough, physical, and fast contest as both teams have so much to play for.   The Sharks, who are currently on top of the VFL ladder, need to win to ensure they

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VFL reduced to 14-game season due to ongoing COVID issues

The AFL has today announced an update to the 2021 VFL Premiership Season.   As a result of the evolving COVID-19 situation across the country and previous interruptions to scheduled games, the 2021 home-and-away season will move to a 14-round

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Queenslanders dominate 2021 U19 Allies Squad announcement

13 Queenslanders will fly the flag for the Allies when the NAB AFL Under 19 Championships kicks off next month on the Gold Coast, with the AFL today announcing the initial 2021 squad. Representing the north of the state includes

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2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

The AFL has today confirmed the final list of eligible players who have nominated for the 2021 NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.   The nomination period closed at 5.00pm AEST on Tuesday May 25, 2021. 602 players across all major football leagues across

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Inaugural VFL Coast Clash to be played under lights at Southport

The Southport Sharks have had a bumper start to the 2021 VFL, winning four of their first five games, and are currently fourth on the ladder. This week they take on the Gold Coast Suns in the inaugural VFL Coast

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First sod turned at Brighton Homes Arena – the new home of the Brisbane Lions

The AFL is proud to be partnering with the Brisbane Lions, the Queensland and Australian Governments and Ipswich City Council to build the new $70 million Brighton Homes Arena in Springfield, west of Brisbane.    Once completed in September 2022,

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Celebrating Queensland community umpires

Round Seven of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season celebrates Community Umpiring Week with the aim to encourage people to get involved in umpiring Australian Football at the community level. To mark Community Umpiring Week in Queensland we’re shining a

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Hipwood cracks 100 and other Queensland highlights from Round 6

Submitted by Peter Blucher.  It is a grossly premature to start putting Eric Hipwood into a conversation with the all-time Queensland football greats, but he has certainly posted an impressive 100-game deposit on a five-star career and already made the

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Guidelines for concussion management in community football

The AFL has released its updated guidelines for the management of concussion in Australian football at all levels of the game outside of the AFL and AFLW competitions for 2021. In considering the best practice management of sport-related concussion, the

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New and old rivalries to be tested in Anzac Round

ANZAC Day holds a special place on the AFL Queensland calendar and is recognised each year by our state-wide leagues and clubs. Anzac round matches pay tribute to the sacrifice of the servicemen and women of Australia and New Zealand

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Sharks v Hornets in first all-Queensland VFL derby

The first all-Queensland VFL derby will take place at 1pm tomorrow with the Southport Sharks at home against the Aspley Hornets. The two teams last clashed 595 days ago in the 2019 NEAFL Preliminary Final, with the Sharks claiming a

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It’s a banana republic! Queensland teams dominate VFL action in Round one.

By Brendan Rhodes – AFL Media THE NEAFL was supposed to have been a vastly inferior competition to the VFL. One round might be an impossibly small sample size to make a true judgment on that belief, but it took just

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A new era – four Queensland clubs part of the new look VFL

By AFL Media. The 2021 VFL Premiership Season kicks off tonight with four Queensland teams joining the expanded 22-team competition. It’s a new era for the league, with the AFL announcing overnight it had reached an agreement on a historic

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2021 VFL Fixture Released

The AFL has today released Rounds One and Two of the 2021 VFL Premiership Season, which will see the largest second-tier football competition in Australia return to Victoria, NSW, and Queensland after a COVID-19 affected 2020 campaign.   The home-and-away

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