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Tigers draw line in sand

Tigers coach Rod O'Reily has defended his hard line on junior development at the Cairns club ahead of tomorrow's clash with Manunda.more

Rebuilt Crocs seek fan boost

Port Douglas Crocs president Andy Smith has urged the town to get behind their new-look team, starting tonight at home against the Cairns City Lions.more

Roe happy to play Dogs' second fiddle

Bulldogs assistant coach Jason Roe is "spewing" his side didn't get a crack at North Cairns last weekend when cyclone Ita rolled into town.more

Corporate Packages now on sale for Cairns' 2014 AFL Premiership Match

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Footy first at Cazalys

THE Far North’s cricket leaders fear that the region will start being ignored by Cricket Australia, after the invitation to host two, four-day games between Australia A and South Africa A in August was rejected by AFL Cairns.more

Tigers roar loudest in battle of big cats

The improvement of Cairns City Lions was there to see, but North Cairns' clinical finishing meant the home side notched a win in their first home appearance of the season at Watsons Oval on Saturday afternoon.more

Manunda pay price for letting Saints run: skipper

Manunda co-captain Fred Pittorino says his side must keep the faith despite another hefty loss in round two, against Saints at Cazalys on Saturday night.more

Souths' win a sore point for all players

Souths celebrated a rare win in Port Douglas on Saturday night, in a game Crocs president Andy Smith rated as one of the most physical he had seen in 25 years.more

Troy Clarke Scholarship

Within days of Troy’s sudden passing at the end of October last year an idea had been raised and put to the Clarke family to create a scholarship in his honour that would assist a young footballer from regional Queensland to reach their potential both in football and life, just as Troy himself had done.more

Clough will add bite to Croc attack

Port Douglas coach Brad Cooper will get his worth out of North Cairns recruit Thomas Clough this season, saying the live wire utility can and will play in every position.more

Confident Lions out to avenge Tiger rout

This time last season the Cairns City Lions were licking the wounds sustained from a Tiger mauling.more

Battling Saints ready to fight

Upstaged by North Cairns' youthful squad last Friday night, Saints will face another young brigade at Cazalys in round two.more

Tigers coach hails win as one of the gutsiest

New North Cairns coach Rod O'Riley has lauded his make-shift team's round one defeat of champions Saints as one of the toughest displays he has witnessed.more

Bulldogs get grip on goals

Centrals held off the Hawks early before shooting away at their Crathern Park home for a 10-goal victory on Saturday afternoon.more

Not so fast for Tigers

TIGERS skipper Kane Richter admits his side peaked too soon last season, as they prepare for an AFL Cairns grand final rematch with Saints in tonight’s first round.more

AFL Cairns marks new season launching

The AFL Cairns season was officially launched last night for the first time in its history,administrators spruiking a new motto and imagery to consolidate how far the league has come since it began in 1956.more

Cutters praise Saints and keep cool heads

SOUTH Cairns were evidently rapt to win the weekend's AFL Cairns Preseason Cup, but made an even bigger effort to downplay the defeat of Saints ahead of this weekend's first round.more

NORTH QUEENSLAND REPRESENTATIVE TEAM COACH 2014

Representative football has a great history in Queensland and in particularly Queensland Country and South East Queensland.
The continued focus to ignite North Queensland as a brand will
enhance this concept.
We are looking for North Queensland to field its strongest team of best
senior talent to play South Queensland in a festival of Football at Burpengary.more

Cautious Cutters staying grounded after twin wins

It is that time of the year where what you see is not necessarily what you get.more

Cooper hunts for players to feed Crocs

Another off season, another recruitment drive to rival that of an Indian Premier League team.more

AFLCJ Under 16 Cairns Lions Selection

AFLCJ are calling on any players interested in being selected for the AFLCJ Bendigo Bank Lions U16’s Representative Side. To be eligible, players must be either 15 or 16, born between 1st January 1999 and 31st December 1998. Selections commence Monday, 17th March 2014 at Cazalys Stadium.
NQ U16 Championships will be played in Airlie Beach from Friday, 28th March 2014 to Sunday, 30th March 2014.more

Harbrows, fishing lure Brennan to Cairns' Lions

It started as a joke and the lure of a fishing trip was the deal maker.more

Lock giving Cutters new edge

Returning South Cairns player-coach Daniel Lock isn't looking forward to his next phone bill, such has been the time spent on planning the Cutters' assault on the AFL Cairns premiership this year.more

AFL Cairns boss recalls pragmatic administrator

ANDREW Demetriou's legacy with AFL Cairns was cemented in a no-nonsense email exchange three years ago.

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Trinity Beach battle elements.

Centrals Trinity Beach were the first Cairns team to hit the paddock in the preseason, facing as much of a challenge from the elements as Townsville's Hermit Park on Saturday.more

Cairns Coaching Course

Please find attached flyer for Level 1 Coaching Course, which will be held in Cairns on Saturday, 8th March 2014, commencing at 8:30am, High Flyers Room (top of the grandstand), Cazalys Stadium.more

Ex-Pies program boss for FNQ job

The man who helped establish Collingwood's multicultural program has been appointed as the AFL's North Queensland development manager to be based in Cairns.more

Lions will improve: Harbrow

HE isn't silly enough to make any bold promises of finals football or premierships.more

Masterclass Coaching Session - Friday 21st February Townsville

For any clubs interested, AFLQ will be hosting a Masterclass Coaching Session in Townsville as a part of the NAB Cup Challenge weekenmore

AFL giant is Pyramid's 100th brother

The difference in budgets, membership base or skill level could not be more stark, but Pyramid Power and Port Adelaide Power have more in common than just their playing guernsey.more

AFL giant is Pyramid's 100th brother

The difference in budgets, membership base or skill level could not be more stark, but Pyramid Power and Port Adelaide Power have more in common than just their playing guernsey.more

NAB Challenge Corporate Marquee - Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast Suns

What a great opportunity to see the two AFL sides in Queensland playing in the 2014 NAB Cup Challenge at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville.more

Vacancy - Caretaker / Cleaner (Live-in) AFL Cairns / Cazalys Stadium

A vacancy has arisen for a caretaker / cleaner (live-in) for AFL Cairns / Cazalys Stadiummore

Hawk has an eye on Cairns 'cubs'

The Brisbane Lions have an extra set of eyes in the Far North in a massive boost for the AFL prospects of Cairns juniors.more

AFLCJ - Sign on Day - 16th February 2014

AFLCJ are running their sign on day, Sunday 16th February 2014.more

Vacancy for Match Day Managers

AFL Cairns is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Match Day Managers for season 2014.more

Sports trainer course to be held in Cairns

Please be advised Sports Medicine Australia will once again be conducting courses in Cairns in 2014, providing essential training for new Sports Trainers and re-accreditation for already qualified trainers.more

AFLCJ - Sports Trainers 2014

AFL Cairns Juniors are seeking qualified (minimum Level 1 Sports Trainers) for junior matchesmore

2014 NAB Challenge - Townsville

Come and watch the all Queensland clash between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions on Sunday February 23 at Tony Ireland Stadium. As the Suns look to climb up the AFL ladder in 2014 and the Brisbane Lions hope to return to the finals this will be a fierce clash for state pride. Led by Gary Ablett (2013 Brownlow Medalist) and the fearless Johnathon Brown, Townsville will come to life and shmore

Pyramid Power’s Brother Club international connection reaches 100 clubs.

In an extraordinary display of international friendship, Cairns based junior club, Pyramid Power, have just gained their 100th international Brother Club.more

AFL Cairns 2014 Fixture

The 2014 AFL Cairns fixture has now been finalised, with Round 1 commencing on Friday 28 March 2014 with a 2013 Grand Final replay, with Cairns Saints taking on North Cairns at Cazalys Stadium under lightmore

AFL9's Summer Competiton 2014

Welcome to Cairns AFL 9’s

This 9 week competition will be start Wednesday Night January 29th and will finish on March 26th 2014. We encourage individuals, family groups, businesses, football clubs, committees and friends to join up and create your “own” team.more

Great Accommodation deals with Rydges

AFL Cairns' accommodation partner, Rydges has a great deal for Cairns locals this summer.more

AFLCWL 2013 Pre-Christmas Competition Wrap Up

Congratulations to North Cairns who went undefeated and are AFLCWL 2013 Pre-Christmas Competition Premiers.more

Suburbs boss has kind word for AFL

Southern Suburbs rugby league president Stephen Harris has known for a long time that an AFL presence in Gordonvale was inevitable.more

Richter tops the AFL scale

Kane Richter, the man credited for transforming the culture at North Cairns, has won the AFL Queensland coach of the year award.more

AFLCJ 2014 Competition Restructure Survey

AFLCJ in conjunction with AFL Cairns and our Affiliate Clubs are looking at a competition restructure for 2014.

To assist us with making the right decision, we would like your thoughts and feedback. Please fill out the survey via the appropriate link below:

Players Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N7P3KQ8
Parents & Supporters Survey: COMPLETEDmore

Healey spearheads Norths attack

North Cairns continued their unstoppable run through AFL Cairns Women's League Pre Christmas Competition with a shutout of South Cairns on Saturday.more

AFL clash rakes in cash for economy

THE local economy is primed to receive an economic injection of more than $4 million when the Western Bulldogs and Gold Coast Suns meet for their AFL clash in Cairns next year.more

Bulldogs set to play 2014 AFL match in Cairns

HOT DIGGETY

The Western Bulldogs will replace the Richmond Tigers as the Gold Coast Suns opponent in Cairns when the 2014 AFL draw is announced this morning.more

Vacancy - AFL Cairns Umpiring Manager

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our small team at AFL Cairns in the position of Umpire Development Manager as a leader in the football community and to create a positive learning environment, which facilitates the improvement of on-field umpiring across all AFL Cairns competitions.more

Rydges - Tradewinds Christmas Parties

Support a local business that supports AFL Seniors & Juniors.more

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