Author Archives: Michael Swann

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UQAFC Ladies Into Lions & Suns Squads for Q-Clash

Great news for our women’s footy players with nine girls named in the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns squads to play at the Gabba on 16 April. The women’s exhibition match will take place straight after the men’s Q-Clash with the girls keen to put their best foot forward and claim a spot in

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Queensland Cap For Red Lioness Recruit

Congratulations to UQ QWAFL player Alanna Perry on her recent selection in the Queensland Youth Girls Under 18 Squad. After picking up All Australian Under 16 honours in 2014 and then being in selected in the 2015 Queensland Youth Girls team, Alanna suffered a serious ankle injury just before last year’s National Carnival which ruled

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Red Lions set to clash at European Champions League

On the 19th of March three Red Lion favourites will be taking part in the biggest Aussie Rules tournament outside of Australia, The AFL Europe Champions League. Neil ‘Biscuit’ Cooke, Michael ‘Vegas’ Stewart and Tom ‘Sloppy’ Crameri will go from teammates to rivals, hoping to take home the coveted title of the best club in

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Red Lion Quartet Claim Queensland Spots

Congratulations to UQ QAFL players Connor Ballenden, Luca Mason, Jack Clayton and Nate Dennis who have all made the Queensland Under 18 Squad of 30. All of the boys have been working hard during the pre season with the Brisbane Lions Academy and playing trial games against the Gold Coast Suns Academy to earn a spots

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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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