Category Archives: Awards

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Golden Opportunity For Red Lioness Leader

Having recently returned to study as a mature aged student after living several years overseas, Kate Heliotis returned to playing AFL at the perfect time in 2013. With a new women’s side forming at the University of Queensland, “Mum” (as she has become known to her team-mates) jumped on board and quickly became an integral

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UQ Sport

UQAFC Nominated for 2014 Hulbert Bursary

The UQAFC has again been nominated for the prestigious Hulbert Bursary to be awarded by UQ Sport at their annual Club Sports Awards on 10 May 2014. The Hulbert Bursary Award (named after Geoff Hulbert, the first employee of the University of Queensland’s Sports Association), is a much coveted club award. The winning club receives

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Stevenson

Scholarship Sees Cam Stevenson Become a Red Lion

We’re ecstatic to welcome the newest recruit to the Red Lions, Cameron Stevenson. Cam is from the Sunshine Coast and join us from the Maroochydore Roos, where he played his junior football and was an influential member of the senior side in 2013. Cam was a member of last year’s Queensland Under 18 side and

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Breanna Claims Clem Jones Scholarship

The UQAFC is very proud to announce that Breanna Koenen has been awarded a Clem Jones Scholarship to study at the University of Queensland in 2014. The Clem Jones Scholarships are awarded through UQ Sport to enable elite athletes to focus on finding the right balance between their sporting and tertiary study commitments. Breanna began

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Australian Touch Representation for Rikki

One of our star ladies players has been selected in the Australian Open Women’s Touch Football Team for the third year running. After earning selection in the 2012 and 2013 side, Marikki Watego has claimed another national cap and will represent her country at the Trans Tasman series against New Zealand this April. Rikki had

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Red Lions Recognised as UQ Young Alumni Future Leaders

Five of our UQAFC’s brightest were recently celebrated by the University of Queensland’s Office of Alumni and Community Relations at the Class of 2013 Future Leaders Reception. Out of the entire cohort of over 7000 UQ graduates in 2013 a select group of 200 were recognised for their demonstrated commitment to leadership. The group represented

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UQ Sport

UQ Alumni Top 50 Future Leaders Nominations

UQ Advancement have opened nominations for our Top 50 Future Leaders “Class of 2013” Reception and it would be great to have students represent UQ Sport. The rationale for this event is to have an opportunity to recognise all the University’s best and most active mentors, club executives, ambassadors, high achievers, volunteers, leaders and all

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NEAFL Title for Red Lion Scholarship Holder

One of the UQAFC’s four scholarship holders for 2013, Lewis Radford, picked up a NEAFL premiership yesterday afternoon with the Brisbane Lions Reserves. The Lions ran away 19.11.125 to 11.13.79 victors over Aspley at Leyshon Park to claim the title of NEAFL Northern champions. Lewy played for the “other” Lions for most of the 2013

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