Scorpions U18 Training Squad announced

The Queensland Scorpions today announced the 2013 State Under 18 Training Squad following the completion of the 2013 Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns Academy Summer Training Programs.

The Summer Training Academy program wound up on Sunday with the final Under 18 Academy Trial game played at Cooke –Murphy Oval Labrador.

All players listed below are required to attend an Orientation and Training Session on Monday 1 April commencing 5.00 pm sharp at AFL Queensland Administration and Training Centre, Cansdale Street Yeronga.

It is anticipated that the session will conclude approx. 7.30 pm.

All selected players must bring their normal training gear including runners, boots and towel.


NAME                                                                   CLUB/REGION

Lewis Radford                                                   University of Qld

Riley Blundell                                                    Morningside via Bundaberg Wide Bay

Bill Pendlebury                                                  Morningside

Matthew Hammelmann                                     Morningside

Hayden Bertoli- Simmons                                 Morningside

Josh Stiller                                                        Aspley

Sam Gribble                                                      Aspley

Nick Jackson                                                       Aspley

Isaac Conway                                                     Aspley

Aden Rutledge                                                  Aspley

Jonathon Freeman                                          Aspley

Jacob Watson                                                    Aspley

Liam Dawson                                                     Aspley

Steven Coutts                                                   Mt Gravatt

Braydon Preuss                                                Mt Gravatt via Hermit Park Townsville

Luke Rogerson                                                  Redland

Jack Goodall                                                       Redland via Port Douglas

Archie Smith                                                      Rookie Search

James Holland                                                   Southport

Tyler Cornish                                                      Southport

Steven Mills                                                       Southport via Rockhampton Panthers

Darcy Trask                                                         Southport

Lachlan Weller                                                   Broadbeach

Caleb Hay                                                            Broadbeach via Coolangatta/Northern Rivers

Jack Taylor                                                          Surfers Paradise

Isaac Rokeby                                                      North Cairns via Cape York

The following 4 players who due to injury did not participate in the 2 Academy Trial games also need to attend the Orientation and Training session on Monday 1 April to be assessed by the Scorpions Doctor and Physio.

Jarred Ellis                                                     Broadbeach

Darcy Cameron –Reeves                              Morningside

Cain Tickner                                                  Aspley

Lachlan Niland-Rowe                                    Aspley

It should also be noted that a select group of boys turning 17 in 2013 will be contacted by phone separately by State Talent Manager Bob Batty with the opportunity of training 1 night per week (Wednesdays) with the above State U 18 Scorpions Squad, commencing Wednesday 3 April.

AFL Queensland congratulates the boys selected in the 2013 squad and look forward to their continued development during the year. For the boys not selected, opportunities back at the NEAFL club level, which may include top up opportunities at Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns, awaits the players who reset their goals and work hard for the remainder of the season.

 History has shown that players not selected in the initial State Scorpions training squad, have been given a later invitation based on good consistent form at NEAFL club level.

  NB  All players will need to go to the following link to enter all Player details           

You will have to also download the attached form and fill in /sign and bring to training first night.


Any queries re link or forms please contact Jim Urquhart 0416 153 013

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