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Preliminary Final U14. Swans vs Bombers

The Winner is through to the Grand-Final to face University while the looser finishes their season.
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Preliminary Final U12, Coolaroo vs Souths

The Winner is through to the Grand-Final to face University while the looser finishes their season.
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Senior games wrap (qualifying semi-finals)

COOLAROO has booked its place in the AFL Darling Downs grand final with a 14.15 (99) to 8.4 (52) win over Goondiwindi at Rockville Park on Saturday.
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Semi-Finals Weekend Wrap Up

University, University, Souths, Dalby, Coolaroo and Tigers are in all into the Grand-Final for 2015.
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U16 McDonald's Cup: Souths vs Cougars

U16 McDonald's Cup: Souths vs Cougars
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U14 McDonald's Shield: University vs Dalby

U14 McDonald's Shield: University vs Dalby
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U12 McDonald's Trophy: University vs Coolaroo

U12 McDonald's Trophy: University vs Coolaroo
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Week 1 elimination semi-finals wrap

Souths, Dalby, Highfields and Coolaroo have progressed through week 1 of the 2015 Darling Downs finals series with all clubs recording wins in the elimination semi-final matches played at Rockville Park
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Allied Pickfords Cup - Elimination semi-final preview

The South Toowoomba Bombers host the University Cougars in today's Division 1. Men's elimination semi-final.
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Div 2 finals preview – Highfields Vs Chinchilla

The Chinchilla Suns mark a significant moment in their clubs history tomorrow as they embark on their first ever finals campaign when they take on Highfields AFC in the Division 2 elimination semi-final.
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Women’s finals preview – Souths Vs Coolaroo

The South Toowoomba Bombers and Coolaroo women’s teams will be looking to keep their finals hopes alive this weekend as they battle off in Saturdays elimination semi-final at Rockville Park 4:35pm.
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U16 McDonalds Cup – Dalby Vs Highfields

The highlight junior game for the first round of finals sees Dalby lining up against last year’s U16 premiers in Highfields
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U14 McDonalds Shield – Souths Vs Coolaroo

The second elimination final for this weekend sees the U14 line up between South Toowoomba AFC and Coolaroo AFC.
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U17 DD Youth Girls Squad Announced

An initial 30 player squad for this year’s U17 Darling Downs Youth Girls representative team has been announced. Find here a full list of the 30 player squad looking to defend their division 2 title.
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Let the games begin McDonalds Trophy U12 preview

The 2015 finals series has arrived and kicking off this weekend’s round of elimination semi-finals is the 3rd vs 4th line up between Dalby and South Toowoomba in the U12 age division.
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James Aish to present at Diversity Cup

Brisbane Lions young gun James Aish will be a special guest at this weekend’s inaugural Diversity Cup game being played at University 10:30am between a primary aged Indigenous vs Multicultural team.
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U17 Youth Girls Trials information (Darling Downs)

All Darling Downs female students are invited to try out for the Darling Downs U17 Youth Girls representative team looking to defend their division 2 title at the upcoming State Championships on 22nd Oct.
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St Saviours Premiers (U17 Youth Girls)

St Saviours College created a small but very important piece of history last Friday night by becoming the first ever U17 Youth Girls Premiers for the Darling Downs region. The Grand Final between St Saviours and St Josephs was played in great spirit by all competitors with St Saviours prevailing 13.11.89 to 0.0.4.
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U17 Youth Girls Grand Final 'battle of the schools'

This Friday 24th July marks a significant moment in the history of the AFL Darling Downs with the first ever Grand Final for the newly formed U17 Youth Girls competition to be played at Rockville Park 4:50pm. In what will be a battle of the schools, St Joseph’s College and St Saviours College will fight it out for the right to be named the inaugural U17 youth girls champions.
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Downlands College Ready to take to the Gabba

Downland's College will take to the Gabba in the Grand-Final of the Brisbane Lions Cup against the Sunshine Coast Grammar on the 28th of July.
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Darling Downs kids take to the Gabba.

Kids from the Chinchilla Suns, Coolaroo Football Club, Dalby Swans, Toowoomba Tigers and the South Toowoomba Bombers played on the Gabba on 12th of July.
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Jim Stynes scholarship winner – Shaleise Law

Shaleise Law has added another achievement to her already impressive CV by recently being accepted for a 2015 Jim Stynes Scholarship.
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Diversity Cup' new exciting opportunity exists

The AFL Diversity Cup is a brand new initiative being launched by AFLQ and AFLDD giving those from Multicultural and Indigenous backgrounds the opportunity to play a highlight game on Saturday 8th August.
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AFL Rules at Peace Gatton

The grade 5 students from Peace Luthern Primary School Gatton completed their 6 week AFL program today with a Lions Vs Suns modified game.
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AFLDD Director of Umpires

The AFLDD Executive have appointed Chris Guice to the role of AFLDD Director of Umpires. Further information regards the appointment will be forthcoming.
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Brisbane Lions Cup 2015 (Primary)

Concordia Lutheran College win their first Brisbane Lions Cup in emphatic fashion.
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U14 & U16 Darling Downs rep games x2

An opportunity exists for all Darling Downs U14 and U16 players to trail for the second round of representative games against Wide Bay Saturday 6th June (South Burnett AFC).
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Womens representative football opportunity

An opportunity exists for all Darling Downs Women looking to trial for the upcoming representative games against the Wide Bay on Saturday 6th June. Training information here.
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Senior representative footy is back!

The trials for this years Darling Downs senior men's representative honours are just around the corner with the game versus the Wide Bay only 3 shorts weeks away(Saturday 6th June).
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Tigers and Roos set for a blockbuster in ASN Friday Night Challenge

2nd vs 3rd under lights on a Friday night, games don't get much bigger then this.
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Tigers look to take down the High Flying Bombers.

Tigers will be looking to get their second win of the season when they take on the Top of the Table South Toowoomba Bombers.
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Hawks look to keep soaring against the Bombers

The Goondiwindi Hawks travel to Heritage Oval to take on the South Toowoomba Bombers.
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Grounds Open

Toowoomba Regional Council have re opened Toowoomba and Highfields sporting grounds meaning that this afternoons U14 / U16 DD representative training will process as per usual 5:30-7pm, Rockville Park.
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Grounds closed Toowoomba & Highfields

Toowoomba and Highfields are closed due to wet weather.
Council officers have suspended all training and fixtures at these council-operated Toowoomba and Highfields sporting fields until further notice. The venues are closed for safety reasons, to protect people playing sport from possible injury and to protect playing surfaces from potential damage.
Please see Council website for most up to da
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U17 Youth Girls Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather conditions we are currently experiencing tonight's first round of the U17 Youth Girls Cup has been cancelled.
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AFLDD Women's Round 3 Wrap Up

Coolaroo, Goondiwindi, Souths and Dalby were the Round 2 Winners
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Division 1 Winners

Bombers, Goondiwindi and Coolaroo win in round 3.
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ASN Friday Night Challenge Week 3 Winner

ASN week 3 Friday night challenge game was South Toowoomba Bombers Ruckmen Lachlan Walters.
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ASN friday night challenge

Toowoomba Tigers and South Toowoomba Bombers do battle in the 3rd ASN Friday night challenge.
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Round 2 Wrap Up

Coolaroo, Goondiwindi and Warwick were the winners in round 2.
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ASN Friday night challenge winner week 2

This weeks ASN Friday night challenge winner is the Dalby Swans AFC U16 superstar Sean Melbin. The Swans cruised to a comfortable 99 point victory in this game against the Tigers with Melbin dominating the midfield and tall forward Cameron Ferguson booting 8 goals.
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Open Invitation for Under 14 and 16's Representative Squads.

AFL Queensland are calling an open invitation to all boys that want to further their footballing careers by trialing for the Under 14 and under 16 Representative squads.
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Tigers and Swans do battle in the ASN round 2 challenge.

Toowoomba Tigers and the Dalby Swans cross paths in the Friday Night ASN challenge.
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QLD All Nations win Australian Title

Abdullah Haddad and Emmanuel Fallah played outstanding roles through out the Diversity National Championships in Cairns for Queensland All Nations.
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Lions ready to take down high flying Bombers

The defending Premiers will be looking to bounce back against the High flying Bombers in this classic under 16 match.
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Bombers look to soar against the Cougars

The South Toowoomba Bombers look to soar against the reigning premiers University Cougars in the under 14 match of the round.
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Cougars and Bombers clash in under 12's

In the Under 12 match of the round it is the Reigning Premiers University Cougars up against one of the youngest teams in the competition South Toowoomba Bombers.
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Saints ready to take on the Roo's

South Burnett are ready to travel to Gold Park and take the points in this blockbuster match up.
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Three DD Women's players play in All Star Clash.

Shaleise Law, Danielle Wall and Isabella Baldock showcase their talents in the All Star Clash.
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Roo's look to bounce back against the Marching Saints.

The Roo's and Saints had different starts to 2015 with the Roos narrowly loosing while the Saints won in the inaugural match.
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Roo's and Cougars set for Blockbuster

The Roo's and Cougars have been two of the best teams over the last couple years and 2015 looks to be the same yet again.
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2015 AFLDD McDonald's Cup Under 16's

Souths and University came out on Top in their Respective Round 1 games.
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2015 AFLDD McDonald's Shield Round 1

Full Wrap Up of the Wins for Dalby, University and Toowoomba.
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2015 AFLDD McDonald's Trophy Under 12's Round 1 Wrap Up

Full wrap up of all McDonald's Trophy Under 12's round 1 games across the Darling Downs.
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2015 AFLDD Division 2 Mens Round 1 Wrap Up

Full Wrap Up of Division 2 Mens Round 1.
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2015 AFLDD Womens Round 1 Wrap-Up

The wrap up of all the winners for the Round 1 AFLDD Women's matches.
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Allied Pickfords Cup Round 1 Wrap Up.

Wrap Up of the 2015 AFLDD Allied Pickfords Cup Round 1.
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Zorko king of the kids at NAB gala day

80 young inspiring footballers braved the cold at Rockville Park yesterday for the end of term NAB gala day highlighted by the appearance of Lions star player Dayne Zorko
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U17 Youth Girls - sign on (Free event)

The first opportunity for girls to sign on for the 2015 U17 Darling Downs Youth Girls competition will be held during a free come and try session at Rockville Park (Tor Street) tomorrow Wednesday 1st April 4:30-6pm.
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Three Darling Downs players named in Queensland teams

Abdullah Haddad, Emmanuel Fallah (University AFC) and Calan Wilson (Toowoomba AFC) have been named in the final squads to represent Queensland in the upcoming All Nations and Kickstart championships.
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ASN Friday night challenge - week 1 winner

The first ASN Friday night challenge was held at Kratzke oval last week with the season opening game between division 2 sides Highfields and University.
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Grand- Final Rematch

Defending Premiers Warwick Redbacks play host to Runners Up University Cougars in the match of the round.
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Lions Looking too Bite Back

Footy season is back in town with the Defending Premiers University Cougars coming up against the Highfields Lions at Kratzke Oval, Highfields. Kick Off at 7pm.
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ASN Friday night challenge launched today

The 2015 AFL Darling Downs season begins tonight with Highfields hosting University at Kratzke oval and with it comes a fantastic new recognised partner. ASN Toowoomba(Australian Sports Nutrition)have officially partnered the AFLDD and will provide a Friday night best on ground ASN pack throughout the entire 2015 season.
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Lockyer Valley Auskick Gala Day.

On the 24th of March, 60 Auskick kids from Forest Hill, St Mary's Laidley and Lockyer Valley AFC Auskick Centre came into Cahill Park.
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NAB Auskick Gala Day

On the 1st of April come and meet Brisbane Lions player and NAB Auskick Ambassador Dayne Zorko at Rockville Park.
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Youth Girls Cup 2015

On the 26th of February more than 100 High-School girls competed in the 2015 Youth Girls Cup. The competition had expanded to have 5 junior teams and 6 senior teams.
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Level 1 coaches / umpires course

Please find attached details of the upcoming level 1 coaching course & umpires course for Saturday 14th March.
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Crows Meet and Greet

Call out to anyone looking to get involved with the Darling Downs Crows program in 2015. This squad is looking to secure a place in the U15 BJ competition this ...season but we desperately need more interest in this program from players, staff and parents to field a side.
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U16 Darling Downs Representative Opportunity

AFLQ are looking for players that would like to be a part of this years U16 Darling Downs representative side that will travel to Coorparoo on Sunday 1st March to take on South East clubs in the annual SE U16 club day.
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Thank You Jeffro

Those tiny little bits have added up to the bigger picture now which is fantastic.
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Regional Umpiring Manager Vacancy - AFL Darling Downs

The AFL Darling Downs are looking for an enthusiastic and professional person to fill the role of Regional Umpires Manager for Season 2015.
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Talent Head Coach Vacancy - Darling Downs Crows

AFL Queensland Darling Downs are seeking an experienced coach for the regions elite player development program for season 2015.
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February General Meeting

The next AFL Darling Downs General Meeting will be held on Sunday 1st February from 11:00am.
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Pre-season Training Tip #3

The revelation a few seasons ago that Hawthorn players were downing pizzas after their matches came as a surprise to many.
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Get in the Game

The Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative supports sport and recreation at the grassroots level.
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Pre-season Training Tip #2

An effective strength and conditioning program is important for football teams and the well-being of the players.
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Pre-season Training Tip #1

When you need to get your team ready for a rigorous season these rules should be written in stone.
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Crows to move to Under 15's with High Performance purpose

AFL Queensland Darling Downs today (16-Dec) released that the Development program known as the Darling Downs Crows will change in 2015.
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Growth and Development high on President Bowers agenda

Newly appointed AFL Darling Downs President Donna Bowers, spoke to DarlingDowns.AFLQ.com.au about her vision and plans during her term as President.
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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).
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Decision for 2015 to be ODD or EVEN has been made

After the AFL Darling Downs Annual General Meeting, the decision has been made to keep the junior age divisions, the same in 2015.
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Youth Girls footy on the 2015 Calendar for AFLQ Staff

FUN FACT: 1,400+ girls participated in AFL programs 6 weeks or greater aged 13-17 in 2014 across the Darling Downs.
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Five DD Rookies named in Lions Academy

The “Future Stars” talent identification program run by the Hyundai Brisbane Lions Academy in conjunction with AFL Queensland came to its conclusion for 2014 with the South East Queensland carnival played in windy conditions
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