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Raffael Baviello receives invitation to Brisbane Lions Academy

By June 3, 2021No Comments
Raffael Baviello

The smile says it all really. 12 year old Raffi this week received an invitation to the Level 1 Brisbane Lions Academy.

After strong appearances with the Noosa Tigers under 13’s girls team, Raffi got selected to represent Sunshine Coast to play regionals in Mackay last weekend. Only a couple of days following the carnival, Raffi and her family received the exciting news.

Raffael Baviello in action QLD regionals 2021
Raffael Baviello in action QLD regionals 2021

Following the carnival Raffi wrote:

“Being a part of the Sunshine Coast team was a great experience. I learnt a bunch of new skills and met and played with a bunch of great footballers. The competition was a lot more competitive and intense than club footy. Overall it was an amazing experience. If you ever get the chance to do it, I highly recommend – it is a great way to advance your footy for the future.” – Raff B.

We wish to congratulate Raff and her family and wish her all of the best as she begins a new chapter in her football career. We know you will do us all proud.