Queensland gears up for Inclusion champs


The Queensland Inclusion team will a hold a final training session at Yeronga this Sunday before heading to Melbourne for the AFL National Inclusion Carnival which kicks off on Wednesday August 10.

The carnival is a week-long competition for footballers with an intellectual disability who compete for their State in a National Championships

The event kicks off on States competing in 2015 are South Australia, Victoria Metro, Victoria Country, New South Wales/ACT, Queensland and Tasmania.

Along with playing, teams will also get the opportunity to attend AFL matches and have the opportunity to play McDonald’s AFL 9s at half-time of the St-Kilda vs. Sydney Swan match at Etihad Stadium.

Queensland Team 

Robbie van Allen                              Caboolture

Graydon Poulsen                            Nambour

Raymond Reilly                                 Townsville

Josh Correa                                        Gold Coast

Luke O’Neil                                         Gold Coast

Rhys Graves                                       Maryborough

Nick McConnell                                 Gold Coast

Brad Lawrence                                  Beaudesert

John Lawrence                               Beaudesert

Conner Dixon                                    Gold Coast

Zach Kimber                                      Gold Coast

Reagan Taylor                                    Gold Coast

Shane Walker                                    Warwick

Ben Haack                                           Gold Coast

Phillip King                                          Gympie

Nathan West                                     Brisbane West

1st Emergency Andrew King         Gympie
2nd Emergency Tim Markley         Sunshine Coast



Wednesday 10th August – Punt Road Oval

Punt Road Oval, East Melbourne VIC 3002

  • 30am Vic Metro v SA
  • 40am QLD v TAS
  • 50am NSWACT v VIC Country
  • 00pm SA v QLD
  • 10pm VIC Country v Vic Metro
  • 20pm NSWACT v TAS

Thursday 11th August – Preston City Oval

Cramer St, Preston

  • 30am QLD v VIC Country
  • 40am VIC Metro v NSW/ACT
  • 50am TAS v SA
  • 00pm VIC Metro v QLD
  • 10pm TAS v VIC Country
  • 20pm NSWACT v SA

Friday 12th August – Whitten Oval

Whitten Oval, 417 Barkly St, Footscray VIC 3011

  • 30pm VIC Metro v TAS
  • 40pm QLD v NSWACT
  • 50pm SA v VIC Country

Sunday 14th August – Preston City Oval

Cramer St, Preston

  • 10am 6th v 5th
  • 20am 4th v 3rd
  • 30am 2nd v 1st
  • 30pm Post carnival function

Team Best & Fairest Awards
Announcement of All-Australian Squad

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