Senior Pre Seasons Underway Across the Downs

Many clubs across the region have begun their post Christmas block of pre-season training as we begin to quickly head towards the start of the 2020 season. Find out who is back on the paddock below and stay tuned for details of clubs not listed below. 


Our AFL Darling Downs Umpires begin training this weekend with the group taking on Park Run Toowoomba, Queens Park Lindsay St at 7am this Saturday the 18th Jan. This will be followed by Park Run South Toowoomba, Middle Ridge Park, Stenner St on the 25th Jan. 

Contact: Wayne Dobson – 0401 795 447

Socials: @UmpireAFLDarlingDowns


Chinchilla begin their pre-season training this week with training to be held Wednesday nights from 6pm at the home of the Suns, the Chinchilla Rec Grounds. 

Contact: Edward Knight – 0439 176 666

Socials @ChinchillaSunsAFC


Coolaroo will kick off their 2020 season campaign on Monday 20th January at 6pm. They’ll train Mondays and Wednesdays at Rockville oval.

Contact: Darren Copland – 0421 665 993 

Socials @CoolarooFC


As Dalby looks to re-enter the Senior Mens competition, they’ve begun pre-season training at the Dalby AFL Ground Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm.

Contact: Brandon Peltz – 0418 566 078

Socials @DalbySwansAFC


The Hawks have begun training at Riddles Oval, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6pm. 

Contact: Dave O’Toole – 0407 045 193


South Burnett

The Saints Mens side will begin training on Tuesday the 14th January, and train Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5.30pm at Kingaroy Memorial Park. The Saints Women will train on Wednesdays from the 15th January from 5.30pm at Kingaroy Memorial Park also. 

Contact: Dan Clacy – 0413 853 103

Socials @SouthBurnettSaintsAFC

South Toowoomba

The Bombers Men have begun training Monday and Wednesday nights at Heritage Oval from 5.45pm, with the Womens side Monday and Wednesday at Heritage from 6pm. 

Contact: Nathan Stewart – 0407 552 782 (Mens) | Adrian Koelmeyer – 0419 688 587 (Womens)

Socials @SouthToowoombaAFC


The Tigers Mens side will kick off their pre-season program on Tuesday 21st Jan from and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm at Rockville Oval. Stay tuned for the start date of their womens training. 

Contact: Matt Johnson – 0422 252 704

Socials @ToowoombaAFC


Uni’s Mens and Womens sides have begun their pre-season block and will train from 6pm Tuesdays and Thursdays at the ‘old’ soccer field, Baker St.

Contact: Tony Bullen – 0455 203 711 (Mens) | Andrew Baird – 0488 126 600 (Womens)

Socials @UniversityCougarsAFC


Warwick’s senior side have begun their pre-season program with the squad training at Reddies Oval in Warwick on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm. 

Socials @WarwickRedbacksAFC


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