Author Archives: Peter Herring


UQAFC Red Lions Play for Australia

Two of the UQAFC Red Lions young guns, Connor Ballenden and Jack Clayton played for the NAB AFL Academy U17 Australian team on Sunday April 24th against the New Zealand Hawks in Auckland. As part of the elite NAB AFL Academy and potential draftees for 2017, the game is an opportunity for the lads to

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Crafty Cuts Lunch @ The Norman

The opportunity to see a master butcher demonstrate the breaking down of a beef carcass comes along very rarely. Book your spot now for this amazing lunch at the Norman Hotel on 17 March 2016. You will receive a four course lunch along with the butchery demonstration, and plenty of beers alongside James Squire brewmaster

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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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Darren Pfeiffer Steps Down as UQAFC Senior Coach

After a tremendously successful 2015 QAFL season as Senior Coach of the UQAFC, Darren Pfeiffer has informed the club that he will not be available to coach the club for the 2016 season. On arriving at St Lucia from the Redlands club Darren made an immediate impact with an uncompromising approach to improving all aspects

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Red’s Round-Up: 5 September 2015

With the QAFL lads and Colts done and dusted for 2015 it’s the QWAFL Ladies who lead the UQAFC into battle this weekend. After a stirring victory by the QAFL Reserves last weekend, the undermanned Seniors had a tough day at the office against finals bound Western Magpies. Congratulations to the whole squad for their

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Red’s Round-Up: 20 August 2015

It’s official: the Red Lions have been described as “Red Hot”! With stunning wins against ex NEAFL club Broadbeach on Saturday, a title well deserved, having now delivered back to back home wins and a spirited showing against flag contenders Wilston Grange in the fixture between. With the Reserves comfortably accounting for the Cats supporting

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Launching the UQAFC Red Lions Fund

The UQAFC has launched an easy new method of making donations to the club: Head to Click on the green “Give to UQ” button Fill in the amount of your donation to the club Select the “Choose a Giving Destination” from the two check-box options Select “Sports” from the drop-down list Select “UQAFC Red

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