In an AFL first, AFL Queensland is pleased to announce that the 2019 AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals will be held at Metricon Stadium on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September.
AFL Queensland State Manager- Junior Football Operations, Cherie Brockwell, said she was thrilled to be able to give local juniors the chance to play on the biggest stage of all.
“Metricon Stadium will provide our Gold Coast Juniors with memories to last them a lifetime,” Brockwell said.
“We are really looking forward to giving the Gold Coast footy community a free weekend out, filled with excitement and entertainment at an AFL venue.
“The Gold Coast SUNS have shown tremendous commitment to supporting Junior AFL on the Gold Coast, we thank them for helping make this initiative a reality.”
Gold Coast SUNS CEO, Mark Evans said, “Metricon Stadium is a community asset with the ability to host a wide range of events.”
“As a club were thrilled to be able to give back to local junior footballers and provide them with the opportunity to play at Metricon Stadium.”
“We’re committed to helping grow the game of AFL throughout Queensland and hopefully this inspires young aspiring junior footballers across the Gold Coast competition.”
Further details on the AFL Gold Coast Junior Grand Finals including ticketing and match day entertainment will be available at aflq.com.au