Our AFL Cape York Administration

The Administration Hub for AFL Cape York is located at the northern end of Cazaly’s AFL Ground on Tills Street. The administration team handles finance, grants, supplier payments, human resources, asset management and a range of other functions related to the operation of the business.

Rick Hanlon (OAM)


Rick is employed by AFL Queensland
as the General Manager of AFL Cape York.
He first arrived in Cairns in 1998 and took up
the Regional Manager position which he then
held for eight years.

Del Lythall

Administration Manager

Del has 32 years of administration experience working in the AFL industry. Del commenced with AFL Cairns in 1989 as a receptionist then secretary/manager of AFL Cairns Juniors
in 2000 until 2006.

Jake O’Halloran

Administration Support Officer

Jake grew up with footy as a big part of his life while living in Brisbane. He worked with AFL Queensland Brisbane North for two years as a Fulltime Program Officer before moving to Cairns to continue his work with AFL Cape York.

Brodie Deverell

Administration Officer

Brodie grew up on the North West coast of Tasmania with sport as a major part of his upbringing. For six years he worked with Australia Post and gained a Cert III in business.