Academy Squad Finalised

Those boys turning 17 & 18yrs of age in 2013 will be decided on once Academy staff complete final assessments of players over the course of our upcoming Academy summer training period.

There will also be some boys from the Academy talent identification programs - Future Stars (late primary school level), and Rookie Search (secondary school level) - added over the coming months as well.

A number of factors were taken into consideration when selecting the squad including skill level, game knowledge and fitness levels. Feedback was also sought from AFLQ development managers and various coaches on player’s attitude at training and in games, commitment and general behavior.

Selection in the Academy should not be taken for granted but seen as a great opportunity to further develop your football and personal development. It should be noted that junior players can enter, exit and re-enter the Brisbane Lions Academy at any stage depending on a player’s attitude, commitment, improvement and ongoing development.

All players in the Academy program are reviewed annually before deciding on which players will continue on the following year.

For those boys who have missed out on selection we encourage you to seek feedback from your club, regional coaches and AFLQ development managers so that you can continue to work hard on all areas of your game and continually play at the highest level of football possible.

It should be also noted that players are not selected on what club they play at, but rather their performances in games, attitude on and off the field and their willingness to learn.

In line with the AFL Queensland talent department policy of junior player’s changing clubs, the Brisbane Lions Academy does not encourage any player to change clubs in the belief that it will help their selection in regional or state representative teams or the Academy program.

We do encourage players staying at their existing club and if greater challenges are needed possibly playing up one age group within their club in order to be experience a higher standard and more challenging opportunities.

Jordan Bacic
Ben Stubbs
Jo Marshall
Lachlan Hall
Taj Jones
Angus Irvine
Caleb Franks
Dylan Fitzgibbon
Connor Welsh
J'Khobi Shaw
Loki Haines
Riley Modini
Tom Ansell
Casey Voss
Darcy Marsh
Jack Wratten
Kiedean Coleman
Lachlan Stubbs
Cody Stackelberg
Connor McFadyen
Corey Gladdish
Jonah Meade
Ray Easton
Samuel Whetton
Angus Jakins
Eric Rattray
Lachlan Davies
Roly Brosnan
Tom Matthews
Jarrod Stothard
Jay Andrew
Marcus Dyson
Travin Baumann
Tyler Simpson
Josh Prevall
Tyrell Denduck
Connor Ballenden
Ethan Sivijs
Jack Clayton
Luke Yeates
Nick Verenkamp
Rylee Mills
Tristan Dowdy
William Johnson
Bayden Goff
Dom Chamberlin
Ethan Wikaira
Hugh Anstey
Jack Payne
Reid Gordon
Tom Fullarton
Zephyer Jenkins
Ayden Schulz
Harry Akeroyd
Max Harding
Rani Robin
Sheldon Wilcox
Tyler Hausfield
James Taglieri
Joshua Reid
Mitchell Bruce
Oliver Scott
Samuel Clarke
Tom Guiliano
Ben Southey
Brendan Shelton
Kale Ross
Nathan Cherry
Ryan Cherry
Ben Lambden
Tom O'Connell
Brennan Dempsey
Darby Heremia-Green
Brendan Telford
Fraser Labrom
Jackson Tame
Luca Mason
Patrick Renner
Reece Watkins
Nathanael Carswell
Ryan Rennie-Sa
Sam Holna
Ethan Woolcock
Brodie Modini
Cody Burdon
Jack Donaldson
James Barnes
Joel Perry-Warren
Rhys Tarling
Toby Kerle
Jason Kennedy
James Puschman
Campbell Walker
Ethan Bobbermien-Sek
Jake Williamson
Joshua Bain
Lachlan White
Trent Maloney
Declan Watson
Hamish Warren
Jacob Allison
Jarrod Clarke
Lewis D'Arcy
Oskar Baker
Max Hewett
Lenny Christie
Liam Molan
Dominic Paino
Darcy Coleman
Dougal Munro
Thomas Orchard
Riley Easton
Sam Copland
Thomas Orchard
Sam Flannery
Will Krause
Daniel Mauch
Brock Dignan
Scott Baker
Nathan Mills
Harry Milford
Josh White
Hayden Evans
Blake Hartley
Hayden Jeffrey
Liam Moseley
Liam Richardson
Corey Wagner
Jackson Whicker
Brandon McClune
Josh Sharps
Jy Bennett
Ben Glover
Eric Hipwood
Gareth Hunt
Daniel Osberger
Daniel Ryan
Connor Weldon
John Mason
Daniel Mountfield
Jarrod Nuttall
Caleb Saunter
Matthew Smit
Steve Eekelschot
Reegan Glynn
Brenton Philp
Harry Ambrutis
Caleb Volker




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