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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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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 Take AFL Europe Champions League by Storm

Amsterdam played host to the 2nd annual AFL Europe Champions League at the weekend. With teams from all over Europe taking part it was great to see some former Red Lions amongst the masses. The tournament is co-organised by the Dutch Australian Football Association (DAFA) and AFL Europe. It sees teams from all over Europe

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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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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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