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KEY FACTS

Known as
Brisbane

Nickname
Lions

Nickname
Bears

Former name
Brisbane Bears

Formed
1986 (merged with Fitzroy in 1996)

Colours
Maroon, gold, blue and white

Emblem
Lions

Affiliations (Current)
AFL (AUS) 1987-2015

Home Ground
Gabba

AFL Premierships
2001, 2002, 2003 (3 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL/AFL Night/Pre-season Series: 2013; Reserves: VFL 1991; AFL Queensland: 2001

Most Games
322 - Simon Black (1998-2013)

Most Goals
594 - Jonathan Brown (2000-2014)

League Top Goalkickers
Jonathan Brown (77) 2007

Brownlow Medalists
Michael Voss 1996; Jason Akermanis 2001; Simon Black 2002

Postal Address
Hyundai Centre, Level 5, The Gabba, 812 Stanley St, Woolloongabba. QLD. 4102.

Website
lions.com.au

Brisbane



 

"The Lions under Leigh Matthews were unrecognisable from the ramshackle outfit which had spluttered to the previous season's wooden spoon. The team opened the 1999 season with a 23.14 (152) to 10.3 (63) annihilation of St Kilda at the Gabba, and thereafter seldom broke step in a rousing, sustained march to the finals ... they had every reason to feel confident over their finals prospects. In the end, however, the Kangaroos at the MCG in a preliminary final proved just one hurdle too many; clearly Matthews still needed an ingredient or two to complete the recipe ... "

John Devaney explores the development of the Brisbane Lions from troubled merger outfit to worldbeater

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2015 Season (AFL ) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2015 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 2.33.57.611.8 74 LOST Collingwood 3.37.612.1112.14 86 -12 GAB Apr 4 (Sat, 6:20) Scores
2 A Brisbane 3.24.55.87.9 51 LOST North Melbourne 5.313.515.920.13 133 -82 DOC Apr 12 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H Brisbane 3.14.56.78.10 58 LOST Richmond 4.48.513.721.11 137 -79 GAB Apr 18 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
4 H Brisbane        vs West Coast          GAB Apr 26 (Sun, 1:10)  
5 A Brisbane        vs Gold Coast          CRR May 2 (Sat, 4:35)  
6 A Brisbane        vs Carlton          DOC May 10 (Sun, 3:20)  
7 H Brisbane        vs Port Adelaide          GAB May 17 (Sun, 4:40)  
8 A Brisbane        vs Essendon          DOC May 24 (Sun, 1:10)  
9 H Brisbane        vs St Kilda          GAB May 31 (Sun, 1:10)  
10 A Brisbane        vs GWS          SSH Jun 7 (Sun, 1:10)  
11 Brisbane       Bye        
12 A Brisbane        vs Western Bulldogs          DOC Jun 20 (Sat, 7:20)  
13 H Brisbane        vs Adelaide          GAB Jun 27 (Sat, 4:35)  
14 A Brisbane        vs Fremantle          SUB Jul 5 (Sun, 2:40)  
15 H Brisbane        vs Sydney          GAB Jul 12 (Sun, 4:40)  
16 A Brisbane        vs Melbourne          MCG Jul 19 (Sun, 1:10)  
17 H Brisbane        vs North Melbourne          GAB Jul 25 (Sat, 7:20)  
18 A Brisbane        vs Geelong          KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 1:45)  
19 H Brisbane        vs Gold Coast          GAB Aug 8 (Sat, 4:35)  
20 H Brisbane        vs Carlton          GAB Aug 15 (Sat, 7:20)  
21 A Brisbane        vs Adelaide          ADO Aug 22 (Sat, 7:10)  
22 A Brisbane        vs Hawthorn          YOR Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10)  
23 H Brisbane        vs Western Bulldogs          GAB Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10)  
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2015 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
7 Adcock, Jed 3 28 9.3 20 6.7 48 16.0 13 4.3 0 0.0 7 2.3 4 2 3 1.0 0 18
4 Aish, James 2 17 8.5 17 8.5 34 17.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 7 3.5 0 2 1 0.5 0 6
31 Andrews, Harris 1 3 3.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 13 13.0 1 1.0 2 0 1 1.0 0 6
17 Beams, Claye 3 30 10.0 17 5.7 47 15.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1
9 Beams, Dayne 3 36 12.0 52 17.3 88 29.3 5 1.7 0 0.0 10 3.3 9 6 0 0.0 0 0
8 Bewick, Rohan 3 23 7.7 22 7.3 45 15.0 9 3.0 0 0.0 12 4.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
3 Christensen, Allen 3 35 11.7 22 7.3 57 19.0 13 4.3 0 0.0 11 3.7 7 4 4 1.3 1 25
42 Clarke, Justin 3 16 5.3 19 6.3 35 11.7 12 4.0 0 0.0 3 1.0 2 3 0 0.0 1 1
33 Close, Michael 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
27 Gardiner, Darcy 1 3 3.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
6 Green, Josh 3 20 6.7 17 5.7 37 12.3 11 3.7 0 0.0 9 3.0 2 2 4 1.3 4 28
35 Lester, Ryan 2 12 6.0 10 5.0 22 11.0 11 5.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 2 11 5.5 5 2.5 16 8.0 4 2.0 33 16.5 4 2.0 2 1 1 0.5 0 6
36 Maguire, Matt 2 12 6.0 5 2.5 17 8.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 7 3.5 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
12 Martin, Stefan 3 32 10.7 19 6.3 51 17.0 15 5.0 77 25.7 10 3.3 3 6 1 0.3 1 7
32 Mayes, Sam 3 18 6.0 5 1.7 23 7.7 12 4.0 0 0.0 6 2.0 2 0 0 0.0 2 2
29 McGrath, Jaden 3 16 5.3 19 6.3 35 11.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 3 1 0 0.0 1 1
25 McStay, Daniel 3 11 3.7 14 4.7 25 8.3 7 2.3 0 0.0 2 0.7 4 1 3 1.0 1 19
21 Merrett, Daniel 1 10 10.0 5 5.0 15 15.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
47 O'Brien, Zac 1 11 11.0 3 3.0 14 14.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
22 Paparone, Marco 3 33 11.0 20 6.7 53 17.7 15 5.0 0 0.0 7 2.3 3 0 1 0.3 0 6
30 Redden, Jack 3 36 12.0 24 8.0 60 20.0 15 5.0 3 1.0 10 3.3 7 6 0 0.0 0 0
10 Rich, Daniel 3 39 13.0 29 9.7 68 22.7 10 3.3 0 0.0 14 4.7 5 4 2 0.7 0 12
5 Robinson, Mitch 3 28 9.3 31 10.3 59 19.7 11 3.7 1 0.3 13 4.3 2 6 0 0.0 2 2
38 Rockliff, Tom 1 13 13.0 5 5.0 18 18.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Staker, Brent 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 1 2 0 0.0 2 2
28 Taylor, Lewis 3 22 7.3 24 8.0 46 15.3 10 3.3 0 0.0 7 2.3 3 2 2 0.7 1 13
15 Zorko, Dayne 3 36 12.0 31 10.3 67 22.3 17 5.7 0 0.0 11 3.7 4 6 3 1.0 2 20
Totals 66 556 8.4 448 6.8 1004 15.2 231 3.5 127 1.9 180 2.7 68 62 26 0.4 19 175
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1974 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.