For a majority of the game, Manunda were the better side, but the class and experience of the North Cairns core, plus an almighty half-time blast from their coach, was enough to get them home in their Saturday afternoon clash.more
A 13.16 (94) to 10.12 (72) win keeps them in touch with Cairns Saints - their battle in two weeks could decide who finishes second and third - but coach Brad Cooper was hardly satisfied with what he saw.more
It has tested the limits of endurance, but the exposure to senior footy for many Colts players in tonight's semi-finals means quality football will be on show. The new under17.5 competition has provided some long weekends for many competitiors, who have backed up to play seniors or reserve at their respective clubs.more
Several weeks ago, AFLCJ were pleased to announce that for the 2nd time, our AFLCJ Cairns Lions would take on the travelling AFL Goldfields (Country Victoria) in a representative match to be played at Cazalys Stadium.more
A CHANCE to remain within or jump into the top four awaits the winner of this weekend’s clash between Cairns City Lions and Port Douglas Crocs, as teams enter the crucial halfway point of this season.more
As many of you may know, Season 2014 is considered an “off” year for Senior Women’s Representative Football as the Women’s National Championships is held every 2 years. Most of which will remember AFL Cairns hosting the Championships in Season 2013 at Cazalys Stadium and Fretwell Park.more
AFLCJ are pleased to announce that for the 2nd time, AFLCJ Cairns Lions will take on the travelling AFL Goldfields (Country Victoria) in a representative match to be played at Cazalys Stadium, 2pm on Sunday 29th June 2014.more
Last weekend saw the Bendigo Bank AFLCJ U14’s Cairns Lions play AFL Cape York Crusaders in the 2014 North Queensland Championships played in Cairns. From our initial squad of 60 players who came to trial, 23 players of Cairns best junior talent were selected to participate in the championships over the two days.more
Five straight goals in the final quarter helped the Manunda Hawks to their first win of the season at Cazalys, but it was their improved composure and patience through-out the game that proved the decisive factor.more
If the South Cairns Cutters are fit to lift this year's AFL Cairns premiership trophy, a win like Saturday's 16-point margin over Port Douglas may be the sort of result that could steel their confidence to reach such heights.more
Centrals Trinity assistant coach Jason Roe has called on the league's support to help equalise what he has labelled a lopsided competiton, before quality players start looking elsewhere for a game.more
North Queensland has named an initial 45-man squad to play South Queensland on Sunday June 8.
The South Queensland VS. North Queensland match is part of a revamped state representative program that will see a triple header played at Brisbane’s new $14 million Moreton Bay Regional Sports Complex – AFL Precinctmore
Most would have expected Saints to do it comfortably, but up the road even Port Douglas's most ardent supporters were surprised by the ease at which their Crocs got the points in a one-sided Saturday of AFL results.more
There was no playing nice as teams were selected for the inaugural Cairns All Stars v Indigenous and South Pacific AFL game to debut in Port Douglas later this month, according to selector Andy Viola.more
Saints goal kicking machine Matt Walsh reminded anybody who was concerned about his form that he has still got it on the weekend, kicking 10 of Saints' 16 goals as they pipped Port Douglas in Crocs territory.more
Port Douglas coach Brad Cooper believes the decision to forfeit the round that was lost to Cyclone Ita will be construed as amateurish by southern Aussie Rules leagues and players considering a stint in the Far North.more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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