Wide Bay

Celebrating Sir Doug Nicholls Round in Queensland

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and contribution to our game is being celebrated across Queensland as part of Sir Doug Nicholls Round. From the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast SUNS who will play home games this weekend to local

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Diversity, Featured News, Female, Indigenous, Mackay, Northern Rivers, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

ATW Eagles Reign Supreme in Wide Bay Women’s Grand Final

The AFL Wide Bay Takalvan’s Senior Women’s Grand Final took place over the weekend, with Bay Power hosting ATW Eagles in what was a wet and wild fight to the finish. After 10 rounds and over 25 games, the Flag

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Spotlight on AFLQ Umpires

To celebrate Community Umpiring Week, we’re recognising some of our superstar team in green! Here’s a bit on how they got involved, why they love it and advice for those wanting to give it a go. Profile #1: NAME: Ben Johnson. DISCIPLINE

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Females lead a stellar line up of coaches for the inaugural NQ vs. SQ Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW player Jamie Stanton and former All-Australian Jo Butland have been named as the two Head Coaches for the inaugural North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash.  The game, to be played on

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2022 AFL Wide Bay Marquis Macadamias Men’s Fixture released

The highly anticipated 2022 AFL Wide Bay Marquis Macadamias Senior and Reserve Grade Men’s fixture has been released. Bay Power and Hervey Bay Bombers will again represent the Fraser Coast region, with Brothers Bulldogs and Across the Waves Eagles flying

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AFLQ welcomes back Tackle Your Feelings program

For the second year running, AFL Queensland has partnered with the Tackle Your Feelings (TYF) program to make mental health training available to community coaches in 2022.  Tackle Your Feelings is a free mental health training program for community AFL

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Community football welcomes golden opportunity

Every Australian woman, man, girl and boy who registers to play, coach, umpire, volunteer or administer community football has the opportunity to share in more than $370,000 prizes as part of an AFL push to get people back to their

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NQ vs. SQ Men’s Rep Clash Head Coaches Locked In

It’s been a five-year apprenticeship under one of the Masters of the North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Rep Program. 2022 will see Rory Lake, SQ Assistant Coach under Danny Craven for the past five years, take over

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Wide Bay Women’s to kick start senior community football season in Queensland

The AFL Wide Bay Takalvan’s women’s competition commences this weekend marking the first senior community football season in Queensland to get underway in 2022. Aligning with the NAB AFL Women’s Premiership season, the Wide Bay women’s competition enters its fifth

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NQ vs. SQ rivalry heats up with addition of Women’s Rep Clash in 2022

July 2nd, 2022, will mark an important milestone in the evolution of women’s football across Queensland with the playing of the first ever North Queensland vs. South Queensland women’s Intrastate Rep Clash. With women’s footy gaining year on year momentum,

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Come join the AFL team in Queensland!

We’re looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join our 2022 casual workforce. As an AFL Programs Facilitator, you’ll play a key role in helping grow footy participation in Queensland through the delivery of fun and engaging NAB AFL Auskick,

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AFL announces Women’s Coach Acceleration Program

The AFL is pleased to launch the Women’s Coach Acceleration Program to fast-track the development of women in coaching and assist in their progression to senior coaching roles across both AFL and AFLW programs. All AFL clubs can apply to be

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2022 Community Football Registrations Set to Open on December 1

PlayHQ is here! The transition to the new competition management platform was delayed until December 1st to ensure ample data had come across in to the new system, and to allow all of our fantastic club staff the opportunity to be

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, Capricornia, Club Management, Darling Downs, Featured News, Junior & Youth, Mackay, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

AFL Wide Bay Women’s competition ready to reach new heights in 2022

Women’s football in Wide Bay is ready to launch into its biggest year yet with the competition kicking off on February 19th.   Aligning with the 2022 NAB AFL Women’s, the competition will be the first Queensland football season to

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2022 AFLQ Schools Cup Nominations Open

Nominations to be part of the 2022 AFLQ Schools Cup are now open. More than 12,000 participants in 608 teams competed in 2021, making the competition its biggest year yet! Will your school be part of the action in 2022?

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AFL Queensland to manage the AFL Wide Bay competition

From Season 2022 the AFL Wide Bay competition will be managed by AFL Queensland, the official state body for the AFL in the Sunshine State. Up until now the local competition, which spans clubs from Maryborough, Hervey Bay and Bundaberg,

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AFL Queensland apparel suppliers

AFL Queensland has entered a two-year agreement with five apparel suppliers that will conclude 31st October, 2023. Information on the apparel suppliers can be found at; https://www.aflq.com.au/official-suppliers/ All license agreements are two years and clubs should not enter agreements with apparel suppliers

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Community footy to transition to all new registration and administrative platform

Community football across Australia will benefit from a new registration and administrative platform with leagues and clubs transitioning to PlayHQ for the 2022 season and beyond. PlayHQ puts end users – club administrators, participants and volunteers – first, after research

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An open letter from Gillon McLachlan, AFL CEO

To everyone involved in community football in 2021 – thank you! To everyone involved in community football leagues, clubs and programs across Australia, I want to say a sincere thank you for bringing the game back in what has been

Posted in AFL, AFL cairns, AFLQ, Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Finals, Mackay, Mount Isa, Northern Rivers, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Volunteers, Wide Bay

Homegrown hero Emma Zielke bringing the AFLW Premiership Cup to Bundaberg

With the AFLW Premiership Cup secured safely in her carry on, football superstar Emma Zielke is bound for Bundaberg, for a weekend of footy celebrations in her home town. The Premiership winning Brisbane Lions AFLW Skipper, who grew up in

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Emma Zielke name etched into Queensland football history

She’s already synonymous with women’s football in Queensland with a long and unrivalled list of achievements, and now the Emma Zielke name will forever be etched into our state’s football history with the naming of the QAFLW Best and Fairest

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NQ triumph in the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

Two hours after they got off the plane in Cairns, South Queensland came out firing. Booting three goals and a behind in the first 15 minutes, the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep game at Cazaly’s Stadium looked like it could

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Cairns turns it on ahead of the NQ v SQ Intrastate Rep Clash

As winter makes it’s self known across Queensland and the South East of the state shivers through a “cold snap”, North Queensland (NQ) Coach Aaron Davey hopes the tropical conditions add the finishing touches to the “strongest NQ side in

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RESULTS: QSS 10-12 Years Combined AFL State Championships

After four action packed days, the 2021 Queensland School Sport (QSS) 10-12 Years Combined AFL State Championships in Cairns has wrapped up! Congratulations to our two winning regions: Girls – South Coast Boys – Sunshine Coast A special shout out

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Teams announced ahead of NQ v SQ Rep Intrastate Clash

All roads lead to Cairns this Saturday for the seventh instalment of the annual senior men’s North Queensland (NQ) versus South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Clash. Both coaches have announced their final teams, with a plethora of new faces set to

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SQ squad list announced ahead of SQ v NQ Rep clash

South Queensland (SQ) will rely on a mix of new talent and experience when they take on North Queensland (NQ) in the upcoming Queensland representative clash. AFL Queensland has today revealed the SQ squad list, which is headlined by former

Posted in Darling Downs, Featured News, Northern Rivers, QFA, Representative Football, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Wide Bay

EXIMM partners with AFL Queensland to celebrate 2021 Pride Round

AFL Queensland is proud to announce a partnership with EXIMM for their 2021 state-wide Pride Round. The EXIMM Pride Round will take place across Queensland on the weekend of 14-16th of May and will celebrate diversity and inclusion across the

Posted in Capricornia, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Mackay, QAFL, QAFLW, QFA, QWAFA, QWAFL, QWFA, SEQ Community Football, Top news, Townsville, Wide Bay

NAB AFL Auskickers ‘Grill’ McLachlan

By AFL Media. It’s that time of year again… tell the kids to lace up their boots and get a drink bottle ready, the 2021 NAB AFL Auskick season has commenced nationwide. For some Queensland kids, the season has already

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AFL launches first dedicated program for junior coaches

For the first time coaches of junior footballers aged 7-12 can access a dedicated program of resources, with the AFL launching its Junior Coaching Curriculum.  The comprehensive program has been designed by industry experts to support coaches of young girls

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AFL Queensland – Community Football Update

A note to the AFL football community, The health and well-being of fans, players, umpires, officials, partners, volunteers and communities has been our number one priority. We are determined to be part of the whole of community response to slow

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