Category Archives: Player Spotlight

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Sizzling Preseason Form From Zac Southern

When asked which players to keep an eye out for in 2014, Red Lions Senior coach Matthew Stewart was quick to fire off the first name: Zac Southern. The QAFL coaching group unanimously agree that the Nambour product has been “training the house down” over the summer months. Joining the club at the start of

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Culvenor

Norwegian National Rep now a Red Lion

We’re proud to announce another signing for the UQAFC QAFL squad with Adam Culvenor set to don the maroon and sky blue in 2014. Adam joins us after a year away from club football in which he lived in Norway while completing study toward his PhD. During this sojourn Adam earned an international cap for

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AFLEurope

Ladies Captain Bound for London

Founding force and inaugural captain of our Ladies side, Tia Bool, has recently been selected for an internship with AFL Europe. After completing her Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) at the University of Queensland in 2013 Tia applied for the once in a life-time opportunity to expand her knowledge of and experience in the sports

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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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Brodie

Scholarship Brings Brodie to Oval 7

We’re proud to welcome Brodie Tebbutt to the UQAFC from North Queensland via Morningside. Brodie is primarily a rebounding half back flanker with plenty of pace who will slot in nicely to the young Red Lions QAFL squad. A talented left-footer who will likely also push for midfield time, Brodie brings some high-level experience after

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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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Webb Welcomed to Women’s Side

We’re proud to announce that Sharni Webb has joined the UQAFC Ladies side for 2014 as a player/assistant-coach. Sharni was a member of the 2013 Queensland Sunfire squad which competed in Division 1 of the National Championships in Cairns and is sure to bring plenty of experience to the relatively young Red Lioness squad. Originally

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DT Medal Night

Hoggy Hits AP Cup Team of the Year

A huge congratulations to Hugh “Hoggy” Millikan for his selection in the Allied Pickfords Cup Team of the Year. The Hog was rewarded for a fantastic season with the Red Lions by being picked in the Forward Pocket of the All-Star Side at the recent Duncanson Todd Medal night. Other notable achievements from the evening

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