The Aspley Broncos
(formerly Aspley Demons
and Aspley Devils
) are a rugby league
club in Brisbane
. Aspley competes in the FOGS Cup
and FOGS Colts Challenge competitions. In 2007 they competed in the Queensland Cup
as a feeder club
to the Brisbane Broncos
The Aspley RLFC first became a member of the Brisbane Rugby League Junior Division in 1968 under the name Norths Aspley, and was formed the previous year following a meeting of locals interested in establishing a rugby league club in Aspley. In the club's first season it fielded four teams, with the Under-13s winning the Premiership. Due to the lack of poker machines in Queensland at the time, funds were acquired through Bingo games, chocolate wheels and raffles. The raffles were organised by Harry Kirby, an advisor from Norths
who oversaw the setting up of the new club and decided to stay. Aspley's traditional home, Kirby Park, which was acquired in 1969 under a 25 lease, as well as Kirby Road, the street in which the ground is located, was named after Harry Kirby. Today Aspley Leagues Club the largest junior rugby league side within the Junior Brisbane Rugby League Competition, with over 30 teams and more than 500 registered players.
2006 and 2007
In 2006 the Aspley Devils successfully applied for, and entered, the FOGS Cup
and FOGS Colts Challenge, seeing it as stepping stone to the vacant 12th spot in Queensland Cup
. In December 2006 it was announced that Aspley would replace the......