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Darren Carlson

  • Played 64 games for Southport as Wingman/Onballer including the premierships of 1985, 1987 and 1989.
  • The first Gold Coast player to be elevated to the Brisbane Bears list out of the QAFL competition.
  • Played 25 AFL games and went on to a distinguished SANFL career with West Adelaide before finishing his football at Southport.
  • He represented Queensland on 10 occasions and is still actively involved in AFLQ state programs.