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150 Years

Participation numbers on the up again
Queensland’s love of Australian Football continues, with census figures announced today revealing a six per cent growth in participation for the state in 2016....
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AFL

Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash
Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on...
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AFL 9's

Eximm Sport Byron AFL Nines returns
Sun, surf, sand and… footy! Mark your calendars – the Eximm Sport Byron AFL Nines is back in 2023.   The fun-filled two-day carnival...
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AFLQ

Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash
Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on...
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AFLW

Kevin Sheehan’s 2023 AFLW Draft top 30 prospects
AFL Talent Ambassador Kevin Sheehan has released his top 30 prospects ahead of the 2023 AFLW Draft. The list includes players from every state,...
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AROUND THE GROUNDS

AROUND THE GROUNDS
𝘛𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘵𝘺 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘢𝘤𝘳𝘰𝘴𝘴 𝘘𝘶𝘦𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘥. It’s been a tough time for footy in different areas across Australia of late so how good...
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Byron Bay 9's

BRICK LANE BREWING RETURNS FOR 2023 BYRON BAY NINES
A weekend of friends, fun and footy wouldn’t be complete without accompanying ice cold beverages! AFL Queensland is pleased to announce the return of...
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Cape York House

2023 Queensland Football Hall of Fame – Rick Hanlon
It’s 7am Tuesday. Rick Hanlon has assembled his ‘crew’ at the offices of AFL Cape York and they set out on a three-day 2,300km...
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Capricornia

North Queensland men’s and women’s squads announced ahead of rep clash
In the lead up to the annual North Queensland v South Queensland representative clash next month, AFL Queensland has selected the 2023 North Queensland...
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Club Management

AFL launches webinar series to help community footy clubs
The AFL has launched a free webinar series to help local community football club volunteers to plan for success in season 2023. The all-new...
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Coaching

Level 2 Coaching Accreditation Course
AFL Queensland will be hosting a Level 2 Coaching Accreditation Course on Saturday, February 17th at Bond University. Registrations are now open for all...
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Colts

Redland Victoria Point Sharks QAFL Colts Coach
The Redland-Victoria Point Football Club ‘RVPFC’ is seeking expressions of interest for QAFL Colts Head Coach for the 2024 season. The football club has...
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Community Corner

Moreton Bay Lions rise to the challenge
AFL Queensland has today announced that reigning QFA Division 2 North Premiers, the Moreton Bay Lions, will step up into the QFA Division 1...
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Darling Downs

Darling Downs Grand Final Day Event Guide
With the AFLQ Darling Downs Grand Finals on this Saturday, here is your event guide for the day.    AFLQ Darling Downs Grand Final...
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Diversity

Wheelchair AFL National Championships set for Victoria in November
The 2023 Toyota Wheelchair AFL National Championships will be back in Victoria with the event to be held at State Netball & Hockey Centre...
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Draft Combine

Queenslanders named in the 2023 AFLW State Draft Combines
The AFL has today released the names of 83 players invited to attend the 2023 AFLW Draft Combine, which includes 12 Queenslanders. The 2023...
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Facilities

Yeronga Devils unveil upgraded changerooms
Hundreds of women and girls at the Yeronga South Brisbane Football Club will now have access to new and improved changerooms at Leyshon Park,...
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Female

AFLW Ambassadors set to strengthen AFL Schools program
Five AFLW players have signed on as ambassadors for the AFL Schools program, which aims to provide teachers across Australia with the resources and...
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Finals

QFA & QFAW Div 2 North & South Event Guide
With the QFA & QFAW Division 2 North and South Grand Finals just around the corner, here is your event guide for the day. ...
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Front Page

Queensland Wheelchair AFL Team Named
Former Paralympians Alison Mosely and Michael Dobbie-Bridges headline the Queensland team at next month’s 2023 Toyota Wheelchair AFL National Championships in Victoria.   The...
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Gallery

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...
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Hall of Fame

Vale Terry Weller
  AFL Queensland wishes to express its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Terry Weller, following his passing, aged 73. Queensland representative,...
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Inclusion

2023 Toyota AFL National Inclusion Carnival arrives in Queensland
Queensland will host the 2023 Toyota AFL National Inclusion Carnival from this Sunday. The carnival will be held at Springfield Central Sports Complex from...
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Indigenous

2023 Queensland Football Hall of Fame – Che Cockatoo-Collins
It’s a curious misnomer in football that Che Cockatoo-Collins is not a Queenslander. Just ask him. Born in Brisbane, he moved to Cairns at...
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JLT Community Series

Regional Bragging Rights On Offer in JLT Curtain Raiser
By AFLQ Media Central Queensland bragging rights will be on offer once again, when 2018 AFL Capricornia Premiers Yeppoon Swans face off against 2018...
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Junior & Youth

Indigenous Ambassadors announced for Sir Doug Nichols Round
Each year the AFL recognises Sir Doug Nicholls Round in May to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and its contribution to our...
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kinderkick

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...
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Mackay

AFL Mackay Juniors gearing up with major sponsor
AFL Mackay is proud to announce Mackay Isuzu Ute has returned as the major sponsor of the Junior Competition for an eighth straight year....
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Masters

Queensland set to host 40th AFL Masters carnival
The Sunshine Coast in Queensland is set to host the 40th AFL Masters National Carnival from Saturday 30 September to Sunday 8 October, 2023....
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McDonalds AFL 9s

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...
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Mount Isa

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...
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Multicultural

Footy fires in Fiji following visit with ADF and DFAT
By Madolyn Sushames Our great game continues to spread far and wide after a recent visit to Fiji as part of the Australian Defence...
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NAB AFL Auskick

NAB AFL Auskickers ready to soar in ‘24!
You know the drill! It’s time to pump up your footy, throw on your favourite team colours and cut up the oranges, NAB AFL...
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NAB AFL Draft

Six Queenslanders selected in the 2023 AFL Draft
The 2023 AFL Draft has come to a close with a host of Queensland talent being secured across the game.   Gold Coast SUNS Academy...
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NEAFL

Yeronga South Brisbane junior Mabior Chol now AFL hot property
Submitted by Peter Blucher. It’s been a long AFL journey for Mabior Chol, with 22 games in six years, but finally he has become...
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Northern Rivers

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...
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Pre Season

2022 QAFLW Season Preview – Maroochydore
By Daniel Viles Maroochydore begins its sixth year in the Bond University QAFLW with realistic hopes of not only making it to a Grand...
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QAFL

Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash
Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on...
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QAFL Rising Star

Gold Coast talent gets added to the SUNS list
The Gold Coast SUNS have made two Academy pre-selections, adding Bodhi Uwland and Sandy Brock to the club’s rookie list for the 2022 Toyota...
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QAFLW

Harding to lead QLD in 2024 Rep Rivalry Clash
Former North Melbourne star Leigh Harding will return as the Queensland men’s coach for the 2024 Rep Rivalry clash against Tasmania in June on...
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QFA

Pine Rivers AFC and Zillmere AFC elevated in 2024
Pine Rivers AFC and Zillmere AFC have been elevated to QFA Division 2 North Alpha Sport Premiership for the 2024 season.  Both teams have...
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QFAW

Tweed Coast and Noosa enter QFAW Division 1 in 2024
The QFAW competition is set to introduce two new teams in Division 1 in 2024. Four-time QFAW Division 2 – North Premiers Noosa, will...
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Queensland U18 State Academy

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...
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QWAFA

Information from Sport and Recreation Queensland re. community sport in SEQ
Please see the direction that has been provided to AFL Queensland by Sport and Recreation Queensland – Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport, regarding...
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QWAFL

QAFLW Preview – Round 4
BOND UNIVERSITY v SOUTHPORT Saturday 6 May 2023, 4:45pm Bond University Oval, Robina Streamed live on YouTube Head-to-head: Played 3 – Southport won 2;...
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QWFA

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...
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Regional

AFL and Telstra Launch Major Local Footy Grants Program
Local football clubs across Australia will receive an $8 million boost over the next four years as the AFL and Telstra today unveiled Telstra...
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Representative Football

2023 North Queensland v South Queensland Final Teams Announced
The annual North Queensland v South Queensland Representative Clash is less than a week away and men’s and women’s final squads have been locked...
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Reserves

QAFL RESERVES GRAND FINAL – REVIEW
By Chris ‘Yeendy’ Yeend   ASPLEY has been crowned the 2023 QAFL Reserves Premiers after overcoming an impressive Broadbeach outfit by 14-points at Giffin...
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School

Nominations now open for 2024 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup
The StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup will be back and better than ever in 2024, with nominations open for primary and secondary schools today.   The...
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Schools

Nominations now open for 2024 StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup
The StreetSmarts AFLQ Schools Cup will be back and better than ever in 2024, with nominations open for primary and secondary schools today.   The...
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SEQ Community Football

SOUTH QUEENSLAND COMMUNITY FOOTBALL AWARDS: ALL THE WINNERS
On Saturday 7 October at the Royal International Convention Centre, AFL Queensland held the 2023 South East Queensland Community Footy Awards, where the Best...
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SEQ Finals

AFL Townsville Grand Final Weekend
AFL Grand Finals excitement will take over the Townsville region this Saturday, for AFL Grand Final Day.  Riverway Stadium will host six grand finals;...
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South Pacific

PNG and Nauru to play in PacificAus Sports AFL South Pacific u19 Academy Challenge
Two AFL South Pacific Region national talent academies – PNG and Nauru – will be represented in the upcoming PacificAus Sport U19 Talent Academy...
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Syd Guildford Trophy

The history of the Joe Grant Medal
Ahead of this Saturday’s QAFL Grand Final between Broadbeach Cats and Maroochydore Roos, we take a trip down memory lane to look into the...
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Talent

Kevin Sheehan’s 2023 AFLW Draft top 30 prospects
AFL Talent Ambassador Kevin Sheehan has released his top 30 prospects ahead of the 2023 AFLW Draft. The list includes players from every state,...
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Top news

NAB AFL Auskickers ready to soar in ‘24!
You know the drill! It’s time to pump up your footy, throw on your favourite team colours and cut up the oranges, NAB AFL...
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Townsville

AFL Grand Final fever hits Townsville
AFL Grand Finals fever has taken over Townsville in the lead up to Grand Final Day on Saturday 9 September. Riverway Stadium will host...
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Umpires

AFL Queensland partners with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as a Duke 4Sport Partner 
AFL Queensland has officially partnered with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as a Duke 4Sport Partner.  As an umpire, Duke of Ed Participants...
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Uncategorised

2024 QAFL Fixture Revealed
The countdown is on for the highly anticipated 2024 QAFL Season, which will return on Saturday April 6. Twelve clubs will vie for the...
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VFL

AFL launches campaign to promote respect for umpires
The Australian Football League has launched a national campaign to highlight the importance of showing respect for umpires at all levels, from community football...
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Volunteers

2023 AFL Merit Awards
Image: Sam Haddad – a former Merit Award winner AFL Queensland is seeking applications from around the state for the AFL Merit Awards in...
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Wide Bay

2023 North Queensland v South Queensland Final Teams Announced
The annual North Queensland v South Queensland Representative Clash is less than a week away and men’s and women’s final squads have been locked...
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Youth Girls

2023 Woomeras and Medleys programs to feature on Gold Coast
Ten Queenslanders have been named as part of the Woomeras and Medleys squads named by the AFL today.  More than 75 of the country’s...
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ZLT Community Series

JLT Community Series – Tickets on Sale
Footy fans eagerly awaiting the return of the best men’s players to ovals across Australia can secure their tickets to the JLT Community Series...
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