Tuesday Talking Points

U14s winds up

A successful Under 14s State Academy Championships finished up on Friday the 22nd. See below for details.

Coaches awards boys:

NQ – Connor Munro

CQ – Max Steel

WB – Trent Burchard

SC – Daniel Lanthois

BN – Noah McFadyen

MB – Lachie Harrop

BSE – Josh Hendry

BSW – Josh Lane

DD – Fletcher Brown

GCN – Dakota King

GCS – Bodhi Uwland

NR – Jake Weir

PNG – Tadius Wilket


Coaches awards girls:

NR – Georgia Hutton

GC – Elli Boyd

DD – Chloe Cocks

BS – Brylie Waller

BN – Lucia Liessi

SC – Lily Palmer

NQ – Zali Ronald


Photos U14 boys: http://bit.ly/2ynz1nK

Photos U14 girls: http://bit.ly/2yoy1jc


Sabs on ‘The Coffee Run’

AFLW superstar Sabrina Frederick-Traub talks Lions pre-season, female umpires and contentious holding the ball free kicks with host Rohan Briggs in the latest episode of  ‘On the Coffee Run.’


Sunny Ray out and about

Sunny Ray made a visit to the Deadly Choices day in Mackay for some fun, but was severely outmatched in the foot race that followed.


QAFL Grand Final Replay 

The QAFL Grand Final Replay is up on Dartfish via the below link, featuring fantastic commentary from AFLW Lions coach Craig Starcevich and Michael Price.


Captains Chat


Combine coming soon

The 2017 NAB AFL Draft Combine is taking place from the 3rd of October to the 6th, featuring young AFL and AFLW prospects from all over the country, who’ll take part in testing ahead of both drafts. See below for all Queenslanders attending national and state combines:



Ruby Blair, Coolangatta

Arianna Clarke, Coolangatta

Kalinda Howarth, Coolangatta

Emma Pittman, University of Queensland

Gabby Collingwood, University of Queensland

Jessica Henning, University of Queensland

Renee Cowan, Yeronga South Brisbane




Connor Ballenden (Wests Juniors/Brisbane Lions academy)

Brayden Crossley (Labrador/Gold Coast Suns academy)

Jack Payne (Noosa/Brisbane Lions academy)


Oskar Baker (Aspley)

Sam Davidson (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach)

Connor Nutting (Gold Coast Suns Academy)

Harry Simmington (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Labrador)


Connor Ballenden




By Sean Melrose

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