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AFL QLD School Holiday Camp

AFL Queensland is hosting a School Holiday Camp!more

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 11 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 11 2015more

AFL Cairns TV

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AFL Cairns U17 Final Team & Emergencies

AFL Cairns U17’s Final team has been selected for Sunday’s match at Cazalys Stadium against AFL Goldfields, 3pm.more

Gordonvale Changeroom Opening Sunday 14th June 2015

Sunday the 14th of June saw the Change Rooms at Gordonvale, Maher Rd officially opened by Hon Curtis Pitt MP.more

Volunteer & Coach of the year Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2015 AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach of the Year Awards.more

Thriller as Saints give misfiring Centrals hell

Saints hung tough as Centrals squandered a massive chance to go clear of the rivals on the AFL Cairns table, winning at Crathern Park despite the Bulldogs dominating the middle half of the game.more

AFL Cairns TV

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Footy Record Round 10 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 10 2015more

Kennedy’s Legacy – The History of the Pyramid Power Football & Sporting Club

Kennedy’s Legacy was written by Pyramid Power’s Wesley Hull. It examines the early days of local Australian Rules football clubs in Babinda, Aloomba and Gordonvale from the 1950’s until the modern day Pyramid Power junior club.more

Six Cairns Players selected in the QLD U16 State Academy Squad Blurb: AFL Queensland announced the

AFL Queensland announced the Queensland Under 16 State Academy Squad to compete at the 2015 NAB Under 16 National Championships on the Gold Coast in July.more

Bulldogs keen to snap poor home record

Centrals has impressed away from home but are yet to take a big scalp at Crathern Park this season.more

Tigers could still have bite

Confident he has recovered from a recurring shoulder injury, Port Douglas captain Declan Kelly has urged his frontrunning side to keep their foot on the gas this weekend.more

Lions ready to end lax spell

Cairns City Lions captain Cameron Adam has praised gun teammates Charlie Haley and Jack Fisher and urged the rest of the squad to keep working to stay within reach of the top four.more

Bulldogs beat late surge to set up thriller

Centrals Trinity Beach added another scalp away from home on Saturday to set up a showdown with Saints this weekend that could have a huge bearing on the finals.more

2015 Western Bulldogs Cairns Match Day Event 11th July

Join the Western Bulldogs when they head north to Cairns to take on the Gold Coast Suns in the Round 15 match at Cazalys Stadium. Be part of the official pre-match function. Included is finger food, beverages, and entertainment. This is the best way to enjoy the new frontier up north with fellow Western Bulldogs supporters.more

2015 Western Bulldogs Cairns Supporter Event - Friday 10th July

Join fellow Western Bulldogs supporters in Cairns the night before we take on the Gold Coast Suns in the Round 15 match at Cazalys Stadium. Be part of the Western Bulldogs official supporter Function taking place at the Pullman Hotel Casino in the heart of Cairns. The event will feature players and coaches who will give you an insight into the game. An event not to be missed. Tickets start at $50.more

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 9 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 9 2015more

Walsh in top form as NQ team triumph

North Queensland Tamed the "three or four goal" breeze before unleashing their own forward line tornado to blow away South Queensland in last weekends representative fixture in Brisbanemore

AFL Cairns U17 Squad selected to take on AFL Goldfields

AFL Cairns has selected the following players to be a part of an initial training squad in which will take on AFL Goldfields at Cazalys Stadium on Sunday, 28th June 2015, 2:00pm.
AFL Cairns travelled to Victoria in April to play against Riddle District Football League and Ballarat Football League in a Victorian Challenge, this is the return leg for the 2015 Series.more

Cairns Lions U14's Dominate NQ Championships

Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U14's were crowned North Queensland Country Champions following the weekends U14 Championships in Airlie Beach.more

2015 State Representative Carnival

North Queensland take on South Queensland, Queensland meet Victoria Metro, the NEAFL take on the Tasmania State League and the Queensland Women’s team play the Tasmanian Representative side in a four match extravaganza at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex in Brisbane.more

AFL9's Exhibition Game

In the lead up to the AFL Premiership Match in Cairns between the Western Bulldogs and Gold Coast SUNS, AFL Cairns will be holding an AFL9s Exhibition Game. Wednesday, 8th July from 5pm-6pm at Fogarty
Park, Cairns CBD.more

AFL women’s league could feature Cairns flavour, Starcevich says

FORMER Collingwood and Brisbane player Craig Starcevich says Cairns players could star in a national women’s AFL League that is tipped to begin within two years.more

Dream comes true for gifted Tommy

ASK Tommy Mooka and he’ll tell you that the Dreamtime By the Sea fixture carries as much excitement as a grand finalmore

Footy Record Round 8 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 8 2015 - NOW IN DOWNLOADABLE FORMAT!more

AFL Cairns TV

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2015 Indigenous Round

This week the National AFL Competition is celebrating Indigenous Round. AFL Indigenous Round is of significant importance and value in the footy and wider community and is held during National Reconciliation Week.more

Under 14 Representative Team Announced

Congratulations to the following players on their selection in the ‘2015 Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U/14 Representative Teammore

Sportsmans Night at Centrals Trinity Beach

Join Centrals Trinity Beach for a night of Entertainment with some of Australias greatest sporting legends. Tickets are $80 which includes a two course meal. For more information contact Daryl O'reilly on 0478 215 226more

Future of AFL fixture for Cairns dependent on crowd figures as Far North urged to get to Cazalys

More Cairns footy fans need to turn up to Cazalys this year, or risk not having an AFL game to go to at all.more

Croc star puts Saints under

Kye Chapple had his finest hour in a Crocs jersey on a special day for the club, kicking eight goals in their 46 point defeat of rivals Saints in Port Douglas on Saturday.more

Cutters sharpen up in surge to top spot

Souths fifth straight win has put them on top of the AFL Cairns Ladder on percentage and a world away from the soul searching conducted at the club six rounds agomore

Coach Planning NQ Team Overhaul

The North Queensland side has a whole new look this year with incoming coach John Tootell given the task of replacing nine AFL Cairns standouts who no longer play in the far north.more

Trio hope to make mark in state side

THEIR remote beginnings and limited time in the sport are what sets this trio apart from the rest of the Queensland under-16 squad.more

Footy Record Round 7 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 7 - NOW IN DOWNLOADABLE FORMAT!more

AFL Cairns TV

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2015 Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U/14 Representative Squad

Congratulations to the following players on their selection in the 2015 Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U/14 Representative Squadmore

Elisha King awarded AFL All Australian Honours

The 2015 AFL National Youth Girls (U18) Championships concluded last week in Mandurah, Western Australia with Victoria Metro defeating Queensland in a thrilling Grand Final by 7 points. Cairns Local Elisha King was rewarded with selection in the AFL All Australian Team.more

AFL Cairns Women's League Results, Ladder & Fixture

For all the latest information regarding Women's League, including fixture, results, ladder and statsmore

Cairns Total Physiotherapy

AFL Cairns is delighted to announce their partnership with Cairns Total Physiotherapy.more

North Queensland Squad Named

North Queensland Squad Named Selectors have named the North Queensland Squad to play South Queensland in Brisbane on Sunday June 7more

AFL Comes Alive in Cairns

Send the Message, Speak with Your Feet! Attend the AFL Premiership Match - Sat July 11th Cazalysmore

QLD Women's State Squad Announced

AFL Queensland has announced the Queensland Women’s State Squad to play Tasmania on Sunday, 7th June (Queens Birthday Long Weekend) at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex, Burpengary.more

Footy Record Round 6 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 6more

AFL Cairns TV

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2015 AFL Cairns All Stars vs. AFL Cairns Indigenous All Stars Representative Match

The 2015 AFL Cairns All Stars vs. AFL Cairns Indigenous All Stars Representative Match was a great success on Wednesday Night.more

Cairns All Stars v Indigenous/South Pacific teams given directive to entertain in Cazalys exhibition

THERE are representative spots up for grabs but the directive from both coaches is for entertainment in tonight’s Cairns All Stars v Indigenous/South Pacific clash at Cazalys.more

Footy Record Round 5 2015

Footy Record Round 5 2015more

AFL Cairns TV

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Cairns City Lions kept goalless as Port Douglas find puff in AFL competition

PORT Douglas kept Cairns City Lions goalless in the second half in a comeback win that put them equal first with the Saints in one of the most topsy-turvy AFL Cairns competitions in recent seasonsmore

AFL Cape York kicking goals with $52,000 oval upgrade

AFL Cape York players are running out on fresh new ground after the opening of an upgraded oval now fit for the best.more

Bulldogs ruckman admits Trinity Beach were slow off the mark

IT was hardly the welcome Sam Conroy was after in his AFL Cairns debut on Saturday, the Centrals Trinity Bulldogs recruit admitting his men were one step behind Souths all day in a round five loss that restored some parity in the league.more

Cairns All Stars Selected Squads

The AFL Cairns All Stars and AFL Cairns Indigenous/South Pacific Squads have been selected for the upcoming All Stars Representative match on Wednesday, 13th May 2015 at Cazalys Stadium 7:00pm.more

Footy Record Round 4 2015

Round 4 Footy Recordmore

AFL Cairns TV

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Vale Norma Monica Crather AFL Cairns Life Member 1923-2015

Obituary Norma Monica Crather AFL Cairns Life Member 1923-2015more

Cazalys community fund plan kicks off

Community groups have the chance to secure funding from Cazalys $50,000 Community Fund that was launched yesterday.more

Women’s League Kicks Off this Weekend

AFL Cairns Women’s League kicks off this weekend (Saturday, 2nd May 2015) to start their 15 round season.more

AFLCJ U14 Cairns Lions Selections

Players selected will play for the U14 Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions at the North Queensland U14 Academy Championships from Friday, 5th June to Sunday, 7th June 2015 in Airlie Beach. To be eligible for U14 Cairns Lions Representative Selection, players must be either 13 or 14, born between 1st January 2001 and the 31st December 2002.more

South’s win Anzac prize

South’s got off the mark this season with a resounding win against North Cairns in their annual Anzac Shield game at Fretwell Park.more

Disciplined Port overpower Saints

Defending premiers Port Douglas lifted their level to edge past Cairns Saints in a high-quality grand final replay at Cazalys on Friday night.more

Win for Lions over Centrals Trinity Bulldogs on Anzac Day

CAIRNS City Lions’ comeback win against Centrals Trinity Beach has been hailed as immensely significant by new coach John Tootell, the new-look side now conscious of their potential in a wide-open AFL Cairns premiership racemore

Footy Record Round 3 2015

AFL Cairns Footy Record Round 3 2015more

AFL Cairns TV

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Centrals go home to greener grass

Centrals Trinity Beach Bulldogs have returned to training at their Crathern Park home this week and hope to be back playing there next weekend after a longer than expected redevelopment of the turf in the off season.more

James Coatsworth to ride 3700km to top of Cape York in diabetes charity effort

A FLIPPANT suggestion of a very long bike ride for charity has become a reality for James Coatsworth, the former Cairns Saints premiership player and coach set to ride from regional Victoria to the tip of Cape York this July.more

South Cairns Cutters kick solitary goal as Saints embarrass last season’s AFL Cairns minor prems

What is wrong with South Cairns Cutters? That is what player-coach Daniel Lock is trying to figure out after last year’s minor premiers sunk to embarrassing lows against Saints on Saturday.more

Centrals Trinity Bulldogs full-forward Joel Child kicks eight in first game

A TORTUROUS run of injuries has denied Joel Child a full footy season for the past six years.more

Cairns City Lions beat North Cairns Tigers in wet AFL Cairns second round at Watsons Oval

THE Cairns City Lions notched up their first win of the season at a wet Watsons Oval against a Tigers side that showed considerable improvement from round one.more

Auskick Centres in Term 2

For more information regarding Term 2 Auskick Centres please click here.more

Footy Record Round 2 2015

Round 2 Footy Record 18th April 2015more

AFL Cairns TV

AFL Cairns are excited to announce the launch of AFL Cairns TV! Tune in each week for all your Footy news and highlights.more

AFL Cairns Round 1 Rising Star – Beau Hollingsworth (Cairns Saints)

The Round 1 AFL Cairns Rising Star Nominee is Cairns Saints up and coming utility, Beau Hollingsworth. The Rising Star nominee receives a 30 minute massage at Nirvana Massage, Cairns, thanks to our wonderful sponsors Noelene & Troy.more

AFL Beckons for All Nations Stars

Former North Melbourne midfielder Eddie Sainsbury us quick to tell his young squad how lucky they are to be in Cairns this week for an opportunity he would have lapped up as a 15 year oldmore

Cape York Jumper Donations

AFL Cape York are looking for donations of second hand junior jumpers clubs are no longer using. These donations will be given to children in Remote Indigenous Communities of the Cape based on school attendance.more

Kinesiology & Sports Taping Course – Cairns

Click on story for more details: Kinesiology & Sports Taping Course – Cairns Sunday 26th April 2015more

Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U17's Victorian Challenge Success

Last week AFL Cairns sent down the best 23 Youth Players from Cairns to Victoria for 5 days from Wednesday, 8th to Sunday, 12th April to play against Riddell District Football League and Ballarat Football League youth representative sides.more

AFLCW Stars Compete in State All-Stars Match

Congratulations to North Cairns trio Selina Goodman, Luana Healy and Jo Butland who were selected to be involved in AFL Queensland's Elite Female Footballers 'All Stars' match last weekend.more

Diversity Championships - day 4 Finals Schedule

Finals Schedule for the Diversity Cup at Cazalys Cairns Tuesday 14th Aprilmore

Kickstart Matchday Results - Day 3

All results from Day 2 of the Kickstart Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

All Nations Matchday Results - Day 3

All results from Day 3 of the All Nations Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

Metricon game to showcase AFL’s female stars

TWO current players, one graduate and another coach from the North Cairns women’s ranks will feature at Metricon Stadium today in a Women’s All Stars clash that has plenty riding on it.more

Crocs reel in Cutters

DEFENDING AFL Cairns premiers Port Douglas Crocs overcame a brave South Cairns Cutters outfit on Saturday to win their round one clash by 28 points.more

All Nations Matchday Results - Day 2

All results from Day 2 of the All Nations Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

Kickstart Matchday Results - Day 2

All results from Day 2 of the All Nations Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

All Nations Matchday Results - Day 1

All results from Day 1 of the All Nations Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

Kickstart Matchday Results - Day 1

All results from Day 1 of the Kickstart Competition as part of the Diversity Championships at Cazalys Cairnsmore

2015 National Diversity Championships Opening Night

A packed house of players, officials, volunteers and dignitaries filled The Tanks Arts Centre tonight to usher in the official welcome of the National Diversity Championships in Cairns. On a humid but pleasant night the assembled audience were treated to entertainment, formal welcomes and player interviews as a prelude to the real action on the football field over the next five days.more

Footy Record Round 1 2015

AFL Cairns are excited to present the new digital Footy Record in 2015more

Diversity Championships start this weekend at Cazalys

The U15 National Kickstart & All Nations Championships start tomorrow Saturday April 10th and run until April 15th 2015more

Cairns Saints AFL full-forward Matt Walsh eyeing off amazing goal kicking record this season

MATT Walsh has defied the cries of his body and declined lucrative interstate offers to pursue a unique milestone with Cairns Saints this season.more

Checking Your Pulse: AFL Cairns Crathern Medallist Zac Ewer

SOUTH Cairns standout Zac Ewer keeps things fresh in his approach to fitness, sometimes drawing a few eyebrow raises from his teammates in the processmore

Cairns Saints maul lions 53-32 in pre-season grand final

NORMAL programming has resumed at AFL Cairns with the Saints too strong for upstarts Lions, winning 52-32 in Saturday’s pre-season final.more

Cairns U16's crowned best NQ region

Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions U16's were crowned North Queensland Country Champions following the weekends U16 Championships in Airlie Beach. The Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions competed against other NQ country regions for the title; Cape York, Townsville, Mackay and Capricornia.more

Cairns parents keep kids healthy with AFL

Earlville couple Kirstie and Michael Munro ensured all three of their children became involved in organised team sport from the age of about six.more

Young gun keen for trek north

Gold Coast Suns teammates have told stories of their visits to Cairns in previous seasons and Alex Sexton, yet to run out on the Cazalys turf has been all ears.more

Easther inspires as Saints go to Final

Adelaide recruit Matthew Easther was solid in his first outing for Saint on Saturday, while coach Zac Kelly (pictured) was bouyed by the performance of this on-ball brigade as they eased into another AFL Cairns Preseason Cup Finalmore

AFL Cairns Preseason Cup at Cazalys

THE Cairns City Lions will contest their first senior final since the club’s merger with Redlynch in 2011, after the Holloways Beach side were the surprise packet of Saturday’s AFL Cairns Preseason Cup at Cazalys.more

Tickets on sale for the 2015 Toyota AFL Premiership Season 15 Match in Cairns

The AFL is pleased to advise that general admission and limited reserved seating tickets for the Round 15 Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast SUNS Toyota AFL Premiership match, to be played at Cazalys Stadium on Saturday July 11, will go on-sale to the general public tomorrow (Thursday, March 19) at 9am AEST.more

Port Douglas to miss key players for 2015 AFL Cairns season

DEFENDING champions Port Douglas could be without captain and assistant coach Dylan Wearmouth and Adam Boone for 2015, the pair headlining a dozen absences from last season’s AFL Cairns grand final side.more

Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex set to host four representative clashes on Sunday June 7.

Queensland sports fans can look forward to a feast of football during the Queen’s Birthday weekend with the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex set to host four representative clashes on Sunday June 7.more

Cairns best youth talent to tackle AFL Goldfields

AFL Cairns is pleased to announce that we will be sending a squad of 23 youth players down to Victoria for 5 days in early April to play against Riddle District Football League and Ballarat Football League in a growing relationship between the regions.more

U16 Cairns Lions Training Squad Announced

The 2015 U16 Bendigo Bank Cairns Lions Training Squad for the North Queensland U16 Academy Championships has been announced. To be eligible for U16 Cairns Lions Representative Selection, players must be either 15 or 16, born between 1st January 1999 and the 31st December 2000.more

AFLCW 2015 Fixture Released

The 2015 AFL Cairns Women’s fixture has now been finalised and released.more

Position Vacant - Match Day Managers

AFL Cairns are currently seeking Match Day Managers for the 2015 seasonmore

AFL Cairns 2015 Fixture

The 2015 AFL Cairns Fixture has been released.more

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Queensland records highest participation growth in five years

AFL Queensland has released its participation numbers for 2014 with the game’s participation base registering record numbers across the state and NSW’s Northern Rivers (which is governed by AFL Queensland).more

2014 AFL Cairns Grand Final DVDs available

AFL Cairns Seniors, Reserves, Women's, Colts, U15s and U13s Grand Final DVDs are available to purchase.more
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