Redland Football Club 2019 List
AFTER deciding to take the plunge and invest in a Just Cuts franchise in Cleveland, Vanessa and Matt Boland have quickly taken to spreading their wings. They have operated Cleveland Just Cuts for nine months now and are in the process of taking...
It was originally planned for Round 2 but Matt Thomson will achieve an outstanding milestone when he plays his 200th senior game for the Redland Football club at home on Saturday against reigning premiers Southport. Thomson’s durability and...
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...
Aaron Christensen Explosive on his day with uncanny skills around goal. Deceptively fast and possesses ability to kick the impossible goal. Now in his fourth year with the Bombers.
Former midfield star left the Bombers to coach Victorian club Camperdown, taking the Magpies to last year’s premiership decider. Decorated player with the Bombers his presence will be a huge boost for the club.
Progressed through junior ranks and who is now the club games record holder. Fast, courageous and an excellent team player. Will join the 200-club this season.
Prolific ball winner and beautiful kick. Reads the play well in defence and uses the ball with great efficiency. One of the Bombers’ most dependable players.
Missed last season as the result of knee surgery. Boasts endurance and athleticism and won the club’s “Most Professional” award in 2017. Will add great versatility to the midfield.
Well-regarded Hampden League winger/forward played 79 games with his home club. Inter-league rep at just 18. Represented the league against Bendigo last year under Jonathon Brown’s coaching.
Played for Gippsland Power in TAC Cup and was a 16-year-old premiership player with Fish Creek in Victoria’s Alberton League. Attacking defender strong on both sides of the body.
Former Brisbane Lion who made a huge impact in his first season with Redland last year. Won selection in NEAFL Team of the Year as well as being the league’s leading goal kicker....
Strongly built defender who developed his game last season. An adaptable player who can be thrown forward should the need arise.
Displays courage and power in his attack on the ball. Became the youngest ever NEAFL skipper when handed the role in 2017. Knows no other way than leading from the front....
Tall defender with pace, judgment and a strong pair of hands. Has been given some important roles and always steps up to the plate. Played in Western Australia before joining the Bombers....
Former Redland junior who has found his niche in defence. Reads the play well and his effective use of the ball is a solid feature of his game.
Had a huge impact in his debut season winning selection in the 2017 NEAFL Teal of the Year. Illness set him back last season, but his form upon return improved with every game. Hugely respected and can be a match-winner....
Key member of the midfield. Strength, pace and endurance are features of his play, plus a never-give-in attitude. Nominated three times as a NEAFL Rising Star and the Bombers are looking for a break-out year in 2019....
Captained both Cobden and Camperdown in Hampden League by the time he was 21. Strong, hard-at-it midfielder, who brings courage and contested footy to his game. Will strengthen the midfield substantially....
Former Tasmanian combining pace and a strong team ethic. Premiership player with North Launceston in 2017 and looking forward to a consistent year.
This will be Damian’s seventh year with the Bombers. Excellent skills on both sides of his body and uses the ball with a high degree of proficiency.
Powerful ruckman rarely beaten at centre bounces. Craig has established himself as one of the competition’s pre-eminent tap ruckman..
Expect great run off half-back from Seb, who won Southport’s best first year player in 2016. Spent three years with Noosa before three years with the Sharks. A Brisbane Lions academy product
Former Brisbane Lions NEAFL premiership player. Plays across half-back and combines defensive skills with efficiency. An excellent decision-maker with a safe pair of hands.
Joined Redland in 2015 and has the capability of playing at both ends of the ground. Has played mostly in defence in recent seasons.
From Springwood in QAFA and formerly Brisbane Lions Academy. Small forward with pace and goal sense. Played three games with Redland last season and a full season as a 19 yo Lions Development Player.
Solid left foot defender from Warrnambool. First year at club
Former Jindalee and Kenmore junior who impressed as a Brisbane Lions Academy and played nine games with Brisbane Lions last year. Half-forward-winger who can hit the scoreboard.
Rookie who played with Wests Juniors last season. Yet to play at senior level.
Returning to the Bombers after a stint working in Melbourne. Played for Camperdown and his return will add run and kicking skills
Established himself as a link player in the QAFL and impressed when recruited by the Bombers in 2016. Worked hard last year on his consistency.
Impressed in his three games with Redland last season with his three goals and 28 disposals against Canberra a highlight. Lions Academy product
Cairns junior who moved to Redland via a school scholarship. Working his way back into full fitness after several injury-interrupted years. Strong-marking tall forward.
Showed strong development last year after joining the club from Brisbane Lions academy. An exciting prospect who is expected to take another step forward this year.
A developing ruckman who has thrived when given the opportunity. Won the club’s best first year player in 2017 and has been an important under-study to Malone.
Originally from Maroochydore and previously on Southport’s list. Medium-sized forward who played six games with Redland last season. Ready to step up a cog in 2019.
Hit with injury last season but made a welcome return in the latter stages with some excellent performances. Ex-Gippslander who played previously with Frankston in the VFL.
Former Maroochydore junior who played with Sandgate last season. Attacking defender who thrives on hard work. Good overhead and loves to run the ball.
Spent time in WA and a part of the Eagles Academy. Played Colts for East Perth before heading back to the East Coast.
Local junior who finished runner-up in the Sharks’ best and fairest last year. Smart and creative and provides attacking opportunities from defence.
Made his debut last season after crossing from Alexandra Hills. Has shown extraordinary perseverance since first being listed in 2015.
Won club’s Dowling Medal in 2017-18 and selected at full-back in the NEAFL Team of the Year for the second successive year. Powerful mark and strength in one-on-one contests are his notable trademarks.
Highly credentialled junior having played for Mt Gravatt and Coorparoo. Plays forward boasts strength both in the air and at ground level.
Mt Gravatt junior who has come on in leaps and bounds in the last couple of seasons. Run and carry defender with impressive interception skills. Has also played rugby league.
Has had a stellar career with the Bombers and made a solid return after missing 2017 following a knee reconstruction. Grogan and Dowling Medals attest to his brilliance. Well respected player throughout the competition.
Hard working small, very fit. Premiership winning player with Maroochydore and a member of the Lions’ Academy. Played seven games with the Lions at NEAFL level last season.