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Club Statement 1/10/20

On Wednesday, September 30 the Board of the Redland Football Club ratified and advised the AFL of the club's decision not to apply for a license in the proposed VFL/East Coast Competition for 2021. The decision was based upon a number of factors...

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Club Statement 25/08/2020

As one of the three remaining inaugural NEAFL clubs the Redland Football Club was disappointed to find out via email release the AFL's decision to amalgamate the NEAFL with the VFL from 2021 and beyond. Our thanks, gratitude, and thoughts go out to the...

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BOMBERS LOTTO – WHERE HAVE OUR BOYS LOBBED

Thirty-seven of our 2020 listed players will suit up with fifteen different clubs from this weekend as footy kicks off all around South-East Queensland. After the cancellation of the 2020 Toyota NEAFL season most players have found their way to...

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DIESEL AND DASH – GIVING SOMETHING BACK

While the cancellation of the 2020 Toyota NEAFL season has ended Redland Football Club’s season on the field it’s created a wonderful opportunity for two of the club’s coaching staff to join forces with Victoria Point Sharks Junior Football...

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MESSAGE TO ALL SUPPORTERS, SPONSORS AND FRIENDS

As you are all aware by now the AFL – in conjunction with all State CEOs – has made a collective decision to postpone the start of the NEAFL season until May 31 as the result of the COVID-19 virus. Our club, while disappointed, understands the decision has...

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ZAMBRERO A HEARTY AND HEALTHY FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

IT’S been tough going for the “foodie” precinct in Victoria Point these last 12 months as a direct result of the new bus stop works, but that hasn’t stopped Zambrero owner Shane Muspratt from continuing to support the Redland Bombers. The feted Mexican...

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Byron Bay Pre-Season Camp Blog

Cameron Smith When the Fun Over Fifty bus rolled in at 5:30 am at Carindale to pick up the players and coaching staff, you knew the Byron Bay pre-season camp was going to be a success, just by looking at the golden bus. The boys quite impressed...

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ALEX COMES UP WITH ANOTHER SLASHING REDLAND INVESTMENT

JEFF STEPHENSON WHEN Alex Tincknell puts his mind to something it invariably runs in tandem with those intangibles called heart and soul. Alex is investing his new business -Elders Real Estate Redlands – into the fabric of the Redland Football Club as a...

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CHRIS THE NEWEST “OLD BOY” BACK WITH THE BOMBERS

JEFF STEPHENSON HOMECOMINGS are in vogue at Redland Bombers with the latest “new” addition being Chris David to the club’s coaching ranks. The decision to appoint Chris as assistant-coach looking after the defence has been welcomed by club...

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THE OX IS BACK IN THE BLACK AND RED

JEFF STEPHENSON AFTER six years at the biggest, loudest, wealthiest and best club in the nation “The Ox” is coming home. Yes, Adam Oxley, has decided to sever his relations after a dramatic and whirlwind ride with Collingwood to come back and –...

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BUOYANT BLAKE’S COMING BACK TO THE BOMBERS

JEFF STEPHENSON DOWLING Medal winner BLAKE GREWAR is the first of several big-name signings to be rolled out by an exuberant Redland as the club prepares for its assault on the NEAFL in 2020. Blake, who won the medal for the club best and...

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STEVEN RETURNS FOR ROUND 18 CLASH AGAINST HORNETS

Veteran midfielder Damian Steven is a welcome addition as the Redland Bombers return home to Scottsdale Park to do battle with Aspley on Saturday. Luke O’Sullivan, Harrison Hunkin, and Bill Sam are also included into the side which went down narrowly last...

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ONE CHANGE FOR NT CLASH IN ALICE SPRINGS

For the first time in four weeks the Redland Bombers won’t be wheeling out a debutant as changes have again been kept to a minimum. Bill Johnson has been rewarded for three weeks of consistent form with the Western Magpies and he returns for the luckless...

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THOMSON BACK FOR CANBERRA CLASH

Veteran Bomber Matt Thomson will don the red and black for the first time in 2019 after a frustrating run of injury and illness throughout the season. It will be game number 199 for the local junior and he is joined by playing coach Phil Carse and Lions...

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BOMBERS SHAKE-UP FOR METRICON CLASH

The Redland Bombers have made six changes leading into their Round 14 NEAFL clash with Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. Cameron Spence leads the list of ins which also includes debutant Lions Academy graduate Justin Currie, Boyd...

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CUNNINGTON AND FRANKS RETURN FOR GABBA SHOWDOWN

Sam Cunnington and Caleb Franks have been recalled to the Redland Bombers side that takes on the undefeated Brisbane Lions NEAFL team this Sunday at the Gabba. It’s the first curtain raiser back at the Gabba for 2019 and while a daunting task...

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GIANT DAY OF FOOTY AHEAD AT ESPLEN OVAL

The Redland Bombers have made four changes to their line-up for Saturday’s clash with GWS Giants. Tom Salter, Aaron Christensen, Matthew McGannon, and Harrison Hunkin all return to a side which was soundly beaten by Aspley last week. Sam...

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ONE CHANGE AS BOMBERS SEEK STABILITY AGAINST HORNETS

Changes have been kept to a minimum this week with Damian Steven returning after missing the Round 9 win against NT Thunder due to work commitments. He replaces the ever-improving Harrison Hunkin who is being managed this week due to his football and...

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SAM TO DEBUT FOR BOMBERS IN DARWIN

20-year-old Bill Sam will become the eighth Redland Bomber to debut in 2019 when he takes the field at TIO Stadium on Saturday afternoon against NT Thunder. Sam has been rewarded for his consistent form in the QAFL with Mt Gravatt after being...

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3 CHANGES FOR BOMBERS IN WILLIAMS MILESTONE MATCH

A debutant and two “young guns” make up the “ins” for the Redland Bombers as they look to break a four game losing streak at Scottsdale Park this Sunday. 19-year-old Rookie Daniel Fleming will pull on the famous number 45 for the first time...

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CUNNINGTON BACK FOR BOMBERS

Sam Cunnington has been recalled for the Redland Bombers must win clash against Sydney Uni this Saturday. He replaces Caleb Franks who just failed to recover in time from an ankle injury received in the Round 5 loss against Aspley. The ankle curse has hit...

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BOMBERS MAKE THREE CHANGES FOR ASPLEY CLASH

Image: Highflyer Images After a disappointing Round 4 home loss the Redland Bombers Match Committee have responded with three changes for this Sunday’s Quandamooka - Turrbal Trophy Clash against cross town rivals Aspley. Sam Cunnington, Jai Kennealy, and...

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THE STORY BEHIND THIS YEAR’S INDIGENOUS JUMPER

This Sunday, at Scottsdale Park,  the club will play in the fourth annual Quandamooka-Turrbal Trophy match against the Aspley Hornets. The match is a NEAFL showpiece event which celebrates local indigenous culture, an initiative by Redland...

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NO CHANGES FOR BOMBERS AGAINST NT

Image: Highflyer Images For the first time in a long time, the Redland Bombers will take an unchanged side in against NT Thunder in their traditional ANZAC Round clash being played at Scottsdale Park on Saturday. All players have recovered well from the...

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DOUBLE MILESTONE FOR BOMBER VETERANS

By JEFF STEPHENSON IT was eight years ago when Phil Carse, then Redland captain, was impressed by the talents of a 20-year-old Mt Gravatt midfielder. The youngster in question put on a show that day kicking seven goals in a great individual performance...

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REDLAND ROYALTY RULES IN THE WONDERFUL HOUSE OF DOWLING

By JEFF STEPHENSON THE Dowling family is far removed from the aristocratic House of Windsor, which has ruled over the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms since 1917, but it is clearly the closest thing to royalty at the Redland Football Club....

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CARSE AND CORMICK HEAD THE INS FOR BOMBERS

Phil Carse will play his first game for the Redland Football Club since September 2014 as he joins three other “ins” for the clubs vital Round 2 clash against Canberra Demons at home. Soul Cormick makes his long awaited comeback and has done a mountain of...

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Red White & Black Gala Night

Saturday 13th April 2019. 8pm $35pp. Everyone welcome!  This is a combined function for all our Football Teams.  Victoria Point Sharks Football Club (Juniors, Colts, Reserves, Seniors) and Redland Football Club. Come along and meet players, coaches, staff...

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FOUR TO DEBUT FOR BOMBERS IN ROUND ONE CLASH WITH SHARKS

Four new faces will don the Redland colours for the first time in the club’s Round One clash against the reigning premiers Southport at Fankhauser Reserve on Saturday. Seb Rogers (Southport), Matthew McGannon (Gippsland Power) and Camperdown pair Sam Cunnington and...

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HAYDEN READY TO PUT HIS VERY BEST FOOT FORWARD

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON THERE’S little doubt Hayden Bertoli-Simmonds has grown into his role as leader of the Redland Bombers. It’s just that last season he wasn’t afforded the opportunity to shine with that growth as much as he would have liked when...

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SAM’S A PROVEN LEADER OF THE PACK

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON SAM Cunnington played his first senior match with Cobden in Victoria’s Western District as a 15-year-old. By the time he was 19 he was club captain. Then, after making the bold move to switch clubs and join arch-rival Camperdown,...

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NEW BOMBER CAN’T WAIT FOR THE ACTION TO START

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON CAMERON Spence doesn’t necessarily adhere to the saying: “He who hesitates is lost”. But he does believe in exploring every detail and examining every issue confronting him, particularly when it comes to making a move that will...

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Bombers finalise Pre-season games

Bombers finalise Pre-season games With only nine weeks remaining until Round 1 of the 2019 NEAFL season the Redland Bombers have finalised their last phase of pre-season preparation. Over the weekend of February 23/24 players and staff will head to Byron...

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150 Years of Australian Football

"Australian Rules Football has a long and rich history in Queensland”. Dating back as far as 1866, the publication of More of the Kangaroo captures the full history of all our regions throughout the state. Locally the Redland Football Club features prominently in...

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McGannon joins Bombers for 2019

The Redland Football Club is pleased to announce the signing of running defender/midfielder Matthew McGannon for the upcoming 2019 NEAFL season. McGannon hails from Waratah Bay in Victoria and has been an integral part of the Gippsland Power program...

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A hearty welcome back, Phil

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON IT will be instantly understood by those who know him that when Redland midfielder and three-time club champion Phil Carse left four years ago to launch his coaching career, he did so with a heavy heart in one instance and a sense...

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Cotter and Wrigley join Bombers Coaching Staff

The Redland Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Cotter and Stephen Wrigley to their coaching staff for the 2019 NEAFL season. Both have strong links with State League football throughout Queensland. Wrigley was selected by the...

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AGM Wednesday 14th November 2018

The Redland Football Club Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 14th November 2018 6pm at Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club. Nomination forms are available at reception.  Nominations close on the Monday 12th November 2018 at 6pm and nominations...

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PHIL CARSE APPOINTED AS REDLAND SENIOR COACH

The Redland Football Club is pleased to announce that Phil Carse has been appointed Senior Coach for the 2019/20 NEAFL seasons. 33 year old Carse returns to Scottsdale Park, a venue he knows so well after an illustrious 8 year career as a player from...

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Media Release – Redland Football Club

The Redland Football Club will commence the search for a new Senior Coach after Leigh Harding advised the club he would not be seeking re-appointment for 2019. Harding coached the Bombers for the 2017/18 NEAFL seasons after spending four years on the...

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WILLO GRABS HIS SECOND DOWLING MEDAL

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON STAR defender Adrian Williams has joined an elite group of Redland players to win back-to-back Dowling Medals when he grabbed the 49th edition of the coveted award with a thrilling last-vote victory at the Bombers’ awards night....

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BRAD STEPS DOWN AS ONE OF THE BOMBER GREATS

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON IT will be a strange experience indeed when our very own Brad Howard takes the opportunity to sit back and relax while his former teammates are out on the track later this year puffing and panting as another pre-season dawns. While...

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WILLO BIG CHANCE TO GO BACK-TO-BACK

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON THE question is: Can Adrian Williams win his second successive Dowling Medal and become only the fifth player to make it back-to-back best and fairest awards for Redland? Willo has had another consistent season in a difficult year...

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LUKE’S HITTING ALL THE RIGHT NOTES

Report: JEFF STEPHENSON WHEN it comes down to it there’s more to life than football and young Redland utility Luke O’Sullivan certainly has plenty of strings to his bow – maybe that should read plectrums to his guitar. Luke, 20, loves football – let there...

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