Yearly Archives: 2015

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Welcoming Our New QAFL Coach John Tootell

The University of Queensland Australian Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of John Tootell as the QAFL Senior Coach for the forthcoming 2016 season. A Tasmanian through his junior years, John has a long playing history, winning premierships and personal awards through the course of his career. John’s extensive coaching experience includes his

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2015 UQAFC Annual Report

As year draws to a close, we have produced our 2015 Annual Report detailing what went on at the UQAFC during the season. If you’d like to check out the club’s season summary please download our 2015 Annual Report here to read all about the major events, award winners, player statistics and coaches’ comments. The

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Historic Award For Female Footy at UQ

Breanna Koenen claimed a historic award at the recent UQ Blues Awards Dinner at Customs House where she was presented with a Half Blue by Alan Jones AO. Blues Awards are awarded to sportsmen and sportswomen in recognition of outstanding sporting achievements and for enhancing the reputation of university sport. To be awarded a University

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QAFL Pre-Season Training Underway Tonight

All is set for a massive 2016 season with the UQAFC kicking off pre-season training this week. Our flagship QAFL teams hit the track tonight looking to build on the platform set over the previous two seasons. After rising two divisions in two years, the past two years have seen the Red Lions surprise many

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Former Red Lion Training With St Kilda FC

Big news in Melbourne with former Red Lion Blaine Coates recently receiving permission to train with St Kilda as they lead in to their 2016 season. After playing a starring role as a youngster in our 2011 Reserves premiership, Blaine and his brother Chase (another former Red Lion) moved to Melbourne to play VFL with

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Fan Favourite Crameri Departs for the UK

The UQAFC would like to farewell Tom ‘Chommy’ Crameri as he departs to the motherland to in pursuit of his dream job. Tommy moved from Melbourne to Brisbane in late 2013, joining the Red Lions as they stepped up into the newly formed QAFL competition. He immediately brought leadership to the QAFL group, a strong

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Damien Richards Appointed UQAFC QWAFL Coach

The UQAFC are thrilled to announce that Damien Richards has been appointed as its new head QWAFL coach for season 2016. In a coup for the club’s ladies program, Damo brings a wealth of experience coaching club and representative sides. Most notably he steered the Coorparoo women’s side to back-to-back premierships, and is currently coaching

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Congratulations to the 2015 UQAFC Award Winners

The 2015 season has come and gone, and to cap off the year the UQAFC came together on Saturday night for the annual presentation night. The format was changed around this year with a much more informal affair allowing players and partners from all of our teams to mingle and socialise in a very relaxed

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