The Southport Sharks have been elevated into the QAFLW competition after two successful seasons in the QFAW Division 1 competition.

Established in 2020 the senior women’s team won the QFAW Division 1 premiership in 2020 and 2021.

Ryan Davis will continue as coach of the women’s senior team in 2022, and Mal Smith will coach the newly created women’s reserves team.

If you are interested in trying out for QAFLW football in season 2022, please click on this link to register your details.

Southport Sharks 2021 QFAW Div 1 Premiers!

In their second season, the Southport Sharks women’s side finished on top of the ladder. The team won the 2021 Grand Final against Surfers Paradise on Sunday 5 September.


QFAW Division 1 Grand Final
Sunday 5 September, 2.30pm  |  Bond University



Catch the replay (game begins at 2:00:00)


Southport Sharks senior women’s administrative team

General Manager – Football Operations // Jarrod Field

Senior Women’s Coach // Ryan Davis

Assistant Coach // Peter Doherty & Jim Sandral

Runner // Mal Smith

Women’s Football Co-ordinator // Blair Cearns

Women’s Team Doctor // Karolina Kant

Head of Strength and Conditioning // Mia Dockrey

Head Trainer // Andrew Gross