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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

Jason Dunstall elevated to Legend Status
Photo by AFL Photos On Tuesday June 18, Hawthorn great Jason Dunstall became the 32nd person elevated to Legend status at the Australian Football...
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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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AFL cairns

Renee Williams Appointed Chair of AFL Cape York Ltd
  L-R Reyonce Bassani, Walter Satrick, Callum Liddy, Renee Williams, Lachlan Ngakyunkwokka, Nellie Sailor and Paulilla-May Toby. The AFL has appointed Renee Williams as the new Chair...
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AFL Cape York

Girls rise up: Top three finish for remote AFL team in Far North Queensland
Even without AFL ovals back home, young female footballers from the nation’s remote far north are kicking goals with AFL Cape York. This week...
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AFL Nines at Byron

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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AFLQ

Coaches and Squads Confirmed for 2024 State Game
Gold Coast SUNS AFLW Player Jamie Stanton to lead Queensland Women’s Team  Leigh Harding reappointed Queensland Men’s Coach   Gold Coast SUNS AFLW star...
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AFLW

AFLW evolves to national draft
The AFL is pleased to announce that the 2024 Telstra AFLW Draft will transition to a fully national model, with all nominees available to...
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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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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

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins North Queensland and South Queensland will clash in a fierce battle of the regions at Bond University Oval. In recent years,...
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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

Women’s Coaching Month set to boom in June
Women’s Coaching Month has officially kicked off in the AFL, as the football community celebrates and recognises the contribution of women and girls in...
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Colts

2024 AFL Concussion Protocols: Community Football to adopt minimum 21 day return-to-play protocols
The AFL has announced important developments in relation to the return to play protocols in the concussion guidelines for AFL and AFLW and all...
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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

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins North Queensland and South Queensland will clash in a fierce battle of the regions at Bond University Oval. In recent years,...
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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

Brighton Homes Arena Wins the AFL Community Facility Award for QLD
The Brighton Homes Arena Development has been named the Qld Winner in the AFL’s Ken Gannon Community Football Facilities Awards for 2023.  Projects in...
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Female

Women’s Coaching Month set to boom in June
Women’s Coaching Month has officially kicked off in the AFL, as the football community celebrates and recognises the contribution of women and girls in...
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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

Queensland launches another AFL Wheelchair first – AFL Wheelchair NAB AFL Auskick
In another first for Queensland, AFL Wheelchair – NAB AFL Auskick will be launching in Brisbane.   As the first AFL Wheelchair – NAB...
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Indigenous

Design and Stories: Indigenous Round
By Abby Collins This weekend, ovals across the country will pulse with the vibrant heartbeat of Indigenous culture. The Indigenous Round, an annual celebration...
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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

AFL releases new rules for junior footy
 The AFL has released new Junior Rules with the aim of keeping thousands of young boys and girls playing Australian rules football for longer...
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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

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Women’s Match Preview
By Daniel Viles Forget last year. North Queensland is too proud a women’s football region to let its heavy 2023 loss to South Queensland...
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Masters

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins North Queensland and South Queensland will clash in a fierce battle of the regions at Bond University Oval. In recent years,...
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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

Queensland launches another AFL Wheelchair first – AFL Wheelchair NAB AFL Auskick
In another first for Queensland, AFL Wheelchair – NAB AFL Auskick will be launching in Brisbane.   As the first AFL Wheelchair – NAB...
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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

Queensland v Tasmania 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins The stage is set for an epic interstate battle as the Queensland and Tasmania Men’s state teams prepare to clash at...
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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

Queensland v Tasmania 2024 – Women’s Match Preview
By Daniel Viles The next chapter in the emerging rivalry between Queensland and Tasmania in women’s Australian Rules Football will be written at Bond...
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QFA

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins North Queensland and South Queensland will clash in a fierce battle of the regions at Bond University Oval. In recent years,...
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QFAW

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Women’s Match Preview
By Daniel Viles Forget last year. North Queensland is too proud a women’s football region to let its heavy 2023 loss to South Queensland...
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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

South Queensland v North Queensland 2024 – Men’s Match Preview
By Abby Collins North Queensland and South Queensland will clash in a fierce battle of the regions at Bond University Oval. In recent years,...
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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

Girls rise up: Top three finish for remote AFL team in Far North Queensland
Even without AFL ovals back home, young female footballers from the nation’s remote far north are kicking goals with AFL Cape York. This week...
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SEQ Community Football

100 years of the Mayne Tigers
Photos by Highflyer Images By Abby Collins The Tigers’ Den packed out over the weekend of May 24 to 26, as the Mayne Australian...
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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

AFL Queensland announces inaugural Pasifika Community Event
AFL Queensland is excited to announce the inaugural Pasifika Community Event in collaboration with the AFL South Pacific Female Academy, which comprises representatives from...
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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

2024 Queensland Girls Under 18 Squad Announced
The Queensland Girls Under 18 squad has been named to take part in the 2024 Marsh AFL National Championship – Under 18 Girls competition.  ...
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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 Congratulates Umpires for 50 Years of Service
Pictured: Col Johnson (L) and Denis Gollop (R).  The ‘team in green’ will be celebrated across Australian rules football fields in Queensland this week...
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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

National Volunteer Week – Rob to the Rescue
By Abby Collins Volunteers like Rob Wilkinson are the lifeblood of the sporting world, selflessly dedicating their time and passion to enrich their communities.  ...
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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

Girls rise up: Top three finish for remote AFL team in Far North Queensland
Even without AFL ovals back home, young female footballers from the nation’s remote far north are kicking goals with AFL Cape York. This week...
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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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