Category Archives: Awards

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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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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 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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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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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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Team of the Year Selections

Congratulations to Michael “Vegas” Stewart and Sharni “Sharkbait” Webb on respectively being selected in the 2014 QAFL and QWAFL teams of the year at last night’s J. A. Grogan Medal night at the Gabba. Vegas was a consistent performer for UQ in their inaugural year in the QAFL, providing much needed experience to the young

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2014 UQAFC Presentation Night

It’s again rolled around to that time of year where we come together as a club and recognise the achievements of our members over the course of the season. Although some teams have had at times difficult seasons, 2014 has seen the Red Lions embark on enormous growth and take massive strides toward success with

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Pete Rosengren AFLQ Club Administrator of the Year

A huge congratulations to Peter “Rosie” Rosengren, who was earlier this week crowned AFL Queensland’s Club Administrator of the Year for 2014. Selected from all of the clubs throughout South-East Queensland, Rosie was presented with his award at the Queensland Football Awards on Monday night at the Gabba. Pete works tirelessly to ensure that the

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Meteoric Rise For Young Mauch

The UQAFC would like to offer Dan Mauch our massive congratulations on his selection in the Brisbane Lions Reserves NEAFL team to take on Aspley this Saturday at the Gabba. Dan’s selection is testament to the young man’s commitment to his football, driving down from Dalby twice a week to play for the Red Lions.

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