Category Archives: Player Spotlight

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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 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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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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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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Major Milestone For Club Stalwart Stephenson

With a club career spanning back almost two decades, it would be easy for tonight’s QAFA(B) match to fade into the memory-bank for club stalwart Daryl Stephenson. But anytime a club legend plays a milestone it is a big occasion and the boys will no doubt be making a big deal out of “Dazzler’s” 150th

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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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