1975 - 1990 - Part 2


No. 85 Syd Guildford

A Wests junior who moved to Wilston-Grange as a wingman/defender in 1963 and became the official QAFL games record-holder at 333. Made his debut as a 17-year-old in 1963 and played through until 1981. Was a three times B&F winner and six-times runner-up, club captain 1972-74, coach 1973-74, premiership team member 1969-72, and played in the 1977 losing grand final side with a broken jaw.more

No. 86 Peter Guy

A promising career as a jockey at 17, when he actually spent time in Queensland, was thwarted by a significant growth spurt. He lived in Morningside under the tutelage of Fred Best, and knocked back an offer to play for what was to become future arch rivals in the Panthers. After returning to Victoria he was a late starter to football at 19. When working as a carpenter a young John Blair was a work colleague. He quickly made his mark with 180 VFA games, a B&F and Team of the Century membership at Mordialloc.more

No. 87 Marc Housley

Courageous goal-kicking rover who forged a wonderful AFLQ career through sheer persistence and hard work. Having grown up within walking distance of Kedron’s Anderson Oval, he won three Kedron B&F awards and was runner-up in the 1983 Grogan Medal by a solitary vote. Thriving on the environment of interstate football, he played 24 games for Queensland and was State vice-captain in 1986 in a pre-season game against the Sydney Swans.more

No. 88 Peter Ives

Originally from Toowoomba, he was a courageous left-footed Mayne rover who twice won the Clem Ryan U19s Medal before claiming the Grogan Medal in 1978 and captaining the Tigers as a 22-year-old. Made his name over 10 years at Mayne but had to move to Southport to taste QAFL premiership success in 1983. Played 12 State games.more

No. 89 Barry Karklis

A hard-running centreman originally from Wilston-Grange who played 232 QAFL games. Went from being a good player to an outstanding player after two years at South Adelaide in 1977-78. Returned home to win the Windsor-Zillmere B&F in 1979, when he was runnerup in the Grogan Medal. Went one better to win the coveted medal in 1980 and played a key role in the Eagles' 1981 premiership.more

No. 90 Stephen Lawrence

A South African-born 200cm ruckman / key forward who was a member of Hawthorn’s 1991 AFL premiership side. A product of Mt Gravatt juniors, he won the Larke Medal as the best player overall in the 1986 Australian Teal Cup (U17) Carnival, and made his senior State debut for Queensland a week later against Tasmania in Hobart. Was snapped up by Hawthorn after a handful of QAFL games with Morningside and played 146 AFL games from 1988-98, including seven finals.more

No. 91 Reg Lillywhite

Long-time driving force of Australian football administration in Cairns, the most financially secure regional football League in Australia and the envy of equivalent bodies in all codes right across the country. President of AFL Cairns from 1975-89 and vice-president since 1990, he has provided a progressive leadership after negotiating with the National Football League the freehold purchase of its headquarters at Cazaly’s Stadium, formerly Australian Football Park.more

No. 92 Ron Lockens

A life-time Wilston-Grange man who as a former player and committeeman turned professional photographer is almost single-handedly responsible for the photographic library of AFL Queensland over the last 40 years. Born in Melbourne, he moved to Queensland with his family aged three in 1949 and played with Grange from the U12s. He made his senior debut as a 16-year-old and played about 50 senior games over 12 years in a career heavily disrupted by two major knee operations.more

No. 93 Gary Maddison

One of the most naturally gifted QAFL players who didn’t get a chance to showcase his skills at AFL level. A Norwood junior, he played with Wilston-Grange and Mayne. First joined Wilston-Grange after being lured north by captain-coach Mike Poulter in ’79, but played the bulk of his glittering QAFL career with Mayne. Won U19 B&F at Norwood as a 17-year-old before playing 15 SANFL games. Shifted to Queensland at an early age and emerged as one of the QAFL’s truly classy players.more

No. 94 Bill Magin

Originally from Seaford in Victoria, he is a 650-game icon of Sunshine Coast football with 26 years as a player/coach/administrator of the Pomona club. His Pomona commitment was interrupted by stints at Centrals Aloomba in Cairns and time in Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Boasts an extraordinary list of highlights that include 12 club B&F’s, three League B&F’s - two on the Sunshine Coast and one in Cairns - and 10 League leading goal-kicker awards, plus four 100-goal seasons.more

No. 95 Scott McIvor

A prolific midfielder/utility who played 200 AFL games with Fitzroy, the Brisbane Bears and Brisbane Lions from 1985-97, was named on the wing in the Queensland Team of the Century and was an assistant-coach of the Brisbane Lions’ 2001-02 premiership sides. A Brisbane-born Wilston-Grange junior, he was Queensland Teal Cup captain, B&F winner and All-Australian Teal Cup selection in 1983, and was a State senior representative at 17 in 1984.more

No. 96 Brendan McMullen

Hard-running Coorparoo rover who enjoyed a unique moment in Queensland football history, winning the Grogan Medal and Grant Medal in the Roos' premiership year of 1984 – the only person in AFLQ history to have achieved this double. And just for good measure he also won the 1984 Coorparoo B&F. Added a second premiership in ’86 in a career which included 112 games and 184 goals.more

No. 97 Paul Meakin

Powerhouse Mayne ruckman who began a 226-game senior career as a 16-year-old in 1967. Started his football with Mayne Juniors as a nine-year-old in 1960.Was short by ruck standards but was a most effective and fierce competitor, and a wonderful overhead mark. A dual premiership player in 1967-73, he played 10 games for Queensland from 1968-76, broken only by a one-year stint at Coolamon in the Riverina.more

No. 98 Terry Moule

History-making coach who was among five final nominations for the Coach of the Century in conjunction with the Queensland Team of the Century in 2003. Originally from Victoria, he played with Richmond U19s and in the VFA before moving to Queensland in 1969. Appointed captain-coach of Sandgate in mid ’69, he revolutionised the style of the starstudded Hawks, insisting that the ball be moved quickly, and took the club to consecutive premierships in 1970-71.more

No. 99 Ken Murphy

Played a pivotal role in the development of Australian Football in Queensland through the 1980s as the first full-time General Manager of the QAFL and later as the first Chief Executive of the Brisbane Bears. Originally from Melbourne, he was a commerce graduate from Melbourne University and did army national service and served as an army officer in 1972-73. He worked in hospitality before joining AFL club St.Kilda in 1976, first as appointed management accountant before taking over as General Manager in ‘77.more

No. 100 Mick Nolan

A colossus in every sense of the world, the 125kg ruck giant was a massive contributor to Queensland football after a stellar AFL career with North Melbourne. Originally from Wangaratta, he played 107 AFL games with the Kangaroos from 1973-80, kicking 40 goals and earning the nickname ‘The Galloping Gasometer’ from noted commentator Lou Richards. He was a member of North’s first premiership side in 1975, finishing third in the B&F in a side which included no less than nine future AFL Hall of Famers.more

No. 101 Kevin O'Keeffe

Fearless defender who was an enormous contributor to Coorparoo and Queensland sides from 1983-89 after 92 games at Fitzroy from 1973-82, and two seasons with East Perth in 1980-81. Was catapulted into the Queensland side within a fortnight of arriving in Brisbane in 1983, and would have played more than his 16 interstate games but for injury. Among other highlights for the running half back flanker were premierships in 1984-86, the State captaincy in '86 and a stint as Coorparoo coach in the late 1980s.more
[click here for archives]