Volunteers

Teaching the next gen the reward for Ashkar

“Teaching anything, whether it’s dancing, whether it’s football, is the most rewarding thing you can do for yourself,” David Ashkar said. If you’re going to take someone’s word for it, it may as well be David Ashkar; a man who

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Webster has eyes on the AFL coaching prize

Daniel Webster’s start in coaching may have come a few years sooner than he would have hoped, but since entering the system he hasn’t looked back. Webster, the 2015 AFL Queensland Assistant Talent Coach of the Year, wore a few

Posted in AFL, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, Queensland U18 State Academy, Representative Football, Talent, Volunteers

Development the key for Miller

Shane Miller isn’t just about winning games of footy at the helm of the Cairns City Lions Under 9’s team, be believes it’s as important to develop them as people as well. “We are trying to develop kids for life,

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20 years of dedication from Ryan

It started washing jumpers at the Rockhampton Panthers 20 years ago, and it definitely did end there though. Tina Ryan, the winner of this year’s AFL Queensland Outstanding Long Service to the Game Award, has pretty much filled every role

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AFLQ Volunteer of the Week: Peter Beardsley

Peter Beardsley, the work-horse, and part of the brains trust that started the Park Ridge Pirates senior club, is this week’s AFL Queensland volunteer of the week. There is no job too big or too small for Peter when it

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AFLQ Volunteers of the Week: The Floyd’s

Jim and Marie Floyd, the couple that put the spark in Pyramid Power, are this week’s AFL Queensland Volunteers of the Week. The Floyd’s have been involved in the Power from the beginning. Upon hearing about the idea of a

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AFLQ Volunteer of the Week: Mark Schreiber

It’s not the most common thing for someone to give their all to a footy club they used to play against, but that’s exactly what Mark Schreiber, this week’s AFL Queensland volunteer of the week, does. Schreiber, the current team

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Volunteer of the Week: Krista Muncey

10 years ago, Krista Muncey was introduced to the Wynnum football club, and hasn’t looked back since. The Viking’s secretary is this weeks AFL Queensland volunteer of the week. It was her boyfriend, and current President, Danny Harris, who first

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Volunteer of the Week: Sam Haddad

Sam Haddad, the President, and the man who makes it all tick down at Coorparoo, is this weeks AFL Queensland Volunteer of the Week. Haddad has been the head honcho of the Treasury/Coorparoo Kings for a staggering 18 years. As

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Volunteer of the week: Bruce Stewart

Morningside football manager Bruce Stewart is the cog in the wheel who makes it all turn, and is this weeks AFL Queensland volunteer of the week. If you’ve seen Morningside play this year, Bruce is the guy running around with

Posted in Featured News, QAFL, Uncategorised, Volunteers

Anne Cornish – the lifeblood of PBC

Heart and soul; it’s a term thrown around a bit, but it’s the perfect way of describing Anne Cornish’s relationship to the Palm Beach Currumbin Football Club. Cornish has given thousands of hours to the Lions, starting as a junior

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Nominations to close July 31

With nominations for the 2015 AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach of the Year Awards due to close on July 31, clubs and individuals are urged to act now. Volunteers and coaches are the lifeblood of Australian football. Without them, we simply

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Collingwood Park pay tribute to Phil Grieger

Last year, the Collingwood Park Football club lost one of it’s best in Phil Grieger. This Friday night, they honour him. Collingwood Park and UQ will play off for the Phil Grieger perpetual trophy; something President Phil Coombs hopes will

Posted in Front Page, SEQ Community Football, Volunteers

Signed sealed delivered, Bomber is Sandgate’s

In a show of solidarity between board and coach, Graham ‘Bomber’ Adams has re-signed as Sandgate coach for 2016. It all came about late last week. “The club approached me, they had a board meeting and they were pretty happy

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New Wilston Grange president makes history

Saturday was a special day for Brie Weatherstone, the Wilston Grange Football Club, and Queensland footy. It was announced at the President’s Lunch, that at the end of this year, Weatherstone will take the presidency reins of Wilston Grange, making

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Ron Lockens, the man behind the mark

In June 1965, nearly 50 years ago to the day, Ray Hughson became a part of Australian football folklore when he took a spectacular mark for Queensland against the Australian Amateurs at the Gabba. The mark has gone down in

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The Price of success

By Byron Parish Volunteers are the driving force behind community football. These are the people that donate time and effort to ensure a club thrives and performs as well off the field, as they do on. Joelyne ‘Jo’ Price is

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