Mount Gravatt Football Club

Mount Gravatt Australian Football Club, is a Brisbane based club which competed in the North East Australian Football League competition from 2011-2013 and as of 2014 is a member club of the Queensland Australian Football League.,[1] formed in 1964.

Mount Gravatt
Names
Full nameMount Gravatt Australian Football Club
Club details
Founded1964 (1964)
Colours         
CompetitionQAFL
PresidentDavid Reid
Ground(s)Dittmar Park (capacity: 2,000)
Uniforms
Home
Other information
Official websitemtgafc.com

SQAFA/BAFL

The club was a member of the SQAFA since the early 1970s, It won premierships in 1971, 1972, 1974 and 1983.

QAFL

The club had been affiliated with AFL Queensland since 1994. The club won premiership in 2002 & 2007, whilst being runners up in 1996, 1997, 2003 and 2009.

NEAFL

The club is a founding member of the competition, Its first season it finished second on the ladder and lost the Preliminary Final.

Club song

The club song is sung to the tune of Road to Gundagai.

AFL/VFL players

These are the list of past and present Mount Gravatt players who have played at AFL/VFL as the Brisbane Lions or the Brisbane Bears:

Premierships (2)

No. Year Competition Opponent Score Venue
12002QAFLSouthport Sharks20.11 (131) - 10.10 (70)Giffin Park
22007QAFLSouthport Sharks16.12 (108) - 10.10 (70)Carrara Stadium

Individual Honours

Grogan Medal

The Grogan Medal is the highest individual honour a single player can win in the Queensland state league. Votes are awarded by the umpires to the best and fairest players of each game. The Grogan Medal is Queensland equivalent to the AFL's Brownlow Medal.

Mount Gravatt has a grand total of two Grogan Medallists. The first was in 1999 which was won by the captain, Brad Jones. The second was by another captain, Mick Stinear in 2004. This was a remarkable effort considering the vultures finished 5th for the season.

Joe Grant Medal

The Joe Grant Medal is awarded to the player judged best afield in a grand final. Mount Gravatt has two Joe Grant Medallists. The first was Tony Lynn is the 2002 grand final victory and was Ash Evans in the 2007 grand final victory.

Ray Hughson Medal

The Ray Hughson Medal is awarded to the QAFL leading goal kicker at the end of the year. Mount Gravatt has one Ray Hughson Medallists this is Shane Dupuy who kicked 80 goals in the 1996 season.

References

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