BRFC Academy announce alignment with Schools Premier League


Brisbane Roar Academy is pleased to announce an alignment with the Schools Premier League (SPL) for 2020.

In collaboration with the Heads of the Schools Premier League, Shane Robinson and Sean Curtis, and the Brisbane Roar Academy, the Club will align with all Schools Premier League schools in 2020.

This affiliation will see the promoting of the SPL competition as well as allowing support and identification of current and potential BRFC Academy players as well as continuous professional development of SPL coaches, in collaboration with BRFC Academy General Manager Warren Moon and the Club’s highly-qualified staff.

Schools will also have access to behind-the-scenes & Hyundai A-League Game Day experiences.


“The Brisbane Roar Academy is enhancing its focus on a Queensland-first approach for 2020 and part of this approach includes providing for SPL schools, all of which have advanced football programs,” Academy General Manager Warren Moon said.

“Supporting schools with such advanced programs will not only prove to be beneficial for both selected schools and Brisbane Roar, but football as a whole throughout Queensland.”

The SPL consists of 12 Government Schools running elite football programs across South East Queensland.

More than 1400 football students are enrolled at SPL schools, including 80 students in Brisbane Roar Academy team with more than 30% of football program students representing their region or state in schoolboys & schoolgirls competitions.

The SPL competition will be played across four categories in 2020 – Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Senior Boys & Senior Girls.


The 2020 SPL schools are as follows:

  • Aspley SHS
  • Cavendish Road SHS
  • Chancellor State College
  • Cleveland District SHS
  • Corinda SHS
  • Harristown SHS
  • Helensvale SHS
  • Kawana Waters State College
  • Kelvin Grove State College
  • Marsden SHS
  • Murrumba State Secondary College
  • Palm Beach Currumbin SHS

Any students wishing to join an SPL school program are asked to complete an expression of interest form through their school’s website, or contact their Football Coordinator.