Brad Howard – Leading NEAFL defender



Brad Howard may be given the more recent tag as an AFL veteran but that has not stopped him from continually striving to achieve playing milestones. The former St Kilda AFL footballer (2007-2009) and VFL/QAFL footballer has now reached another milestone by playing over 111 games in the NEAFL for Redlands AFL Club. As the vice-captain of the team Brad leads from the front sharing his wealth of playing experience with his younger team members. Brad is a consummate clubman who is well respected by his peers and opposition alike. Off the field Brad, who is qualified in business commerce, accounting, and sports management is the current NEAFL Operations Coordinator for AFL Queensland.

 A little more about Brad

  1. Who is the person who has inspired your sporting career?

Dad – He always challenged me to improve

  1. What is your favourite sport/physical activity (s) other than your chosen representative sport?

Cricket and NFL (flag football)

  1. What is your current sporting goal?

Fortunate enough to have played AFL at the elite level my goal now is on winning a senior premiership with Redlands in the NEAFL

  1. What do you like doing for entertainment?

Watching and playing sport. I am a FIFA soccer addict

For those readers who do not know the North East Australian Football League (NEAFL) is a representative Australian Rules Football league with teams from New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, and ACT It is a second tier league, sitting below the National Australian Football League (AFL) and features the reserves teams of the region's four AFL clubs playing alongside six non-AFL affiliated NEAFL senior teams.