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Club Information

Known as
Brisbane

Nickname
Lions

Nickname
Bears

Abbreviation
BRIS

Former name
Brisbane Bears

Formed
1986 (merged with Fitzroy in 1996)

Colours
Maroon, gold, blue and white

Emblem
Lions

Website
lions.com.au

Current Affiliation
AFL (AUS) 1987-2014

Historical Affiliations
VFL: 1987-89

AFL Premierships
2001, 2002, 2003 (3 total)

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

Most Games
319 - Simon Black (1998-present)

Most Goals
560 - Jonathan Brown (2000-present)

League Top Goalkickers
Jonathan Brown (77) 2007

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

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

Brisbane


Club Biography

"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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2014 Season

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Brisbane's 2014 Fixture

Rnd Home Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S R Away Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S Mgn Grd Date  
1 Hawthorn 3.3 7.6 13.8 21.13 139 def Brisbane 2.4 3.8 8.13 13.13 91 -48 YP Mar 22 (Sat, 4:40) Details
2 Brisbane 0.3 4.4 7.6 10.8 68 def by Geelong 1.4 5.7 10.12 13.15 93 -25 G Mar 30 (Sun, 12:10) Details
3 Gold Coast 2.2 5.6 12.10 17.12 114 def Brisbane 1.2 3.4 6.4 9.7 61 -53 CA Apr 5 (Sat, 3:40) Details
4 Port Adelaide 4.4 10.9 18.13 24.15 159 def Brisbane 3.2 4.3 5.3 7.4 46 -113 AO Apr 12 (Sat, 1:40) Details
5 Brisbane 0.1 3.2 7.6 9.9 63 def by Richmond 2.8 4.10 9.13 15.16 106 -43 G Apr 17 (Thu, 7:50) Details
6 St Kilda 2.2 4.4 7.8 11.13 79 def by Brisbane 4.3 8.5 10.9 12.10 82 3 WS Apr 25 (Fri, 7:45) Details
7 Brisbane 2.0 3.5 5.6 6.8 44 def by Sydney 3.6 8.8 14.11 18.15 123 -79 G May 3 (Sat, 7:40) Details
8 Brisbane 3.0 4.3 8.6 8.9 57 def by Essendon 2.3 6.4 7.8 9.11 65 -8 G May 10 (Sat, 4:40) Details
9 North Melbourne 5.5 8.11 13.18 17.23 125 def Brisbane 1.1 3.2 4.2 6.2 38 -87 DK May 17 (Sat, 4:40) Details
10 Brisbane  Bye
11 Brisbane 5.5 7.8 10.10 14.14 98 def Carlton 1.1 7.4 11.9 13.13 91 7 G May 31 (Sat, 4:40) Details
12 Western Bulldogs 5.3 7.5 9.5 13.9 87 def by Brisbane 4.3 11.8 13.9 14.11 95 8 DK Jun 7 (Sat, 7:40) Details
13 Brisbane 4.2 9.3 12.3 12.8 80 def by GWS 4.3 9.4 15.6 19.11 125 -45 G Jun 14 (Sat, 7:40) Details
14 Fremantle 2.2 9.3 12.7 15.15 105 def Brisbane 0.1 0.1 2.3 3.4 22 -83 S Jun 21 (Sat, 5:40) Details
15 Brisbane 1.1 8.4 10.5 10.10 70 def North Melbourne 3.5 4.7 6.9 9.12 66 4 G Jun 28 (Sat, 7:40) Details
16 Richmond 5.2 7.3 10.4 12.7 79 def Brisbane 3.3 4.5 6.10 7.12 54 -25 M.C.G Jul 5 (Sat, 1:45) Details
17 Brisbane 1.1 4.3 6.6 9.10 64 def by West Coast 3.2 5.3 9.5 11.10 76 -12 G Jul 12 (Sat, 7:40) Details
18 Brisbane           vs Gold Coast             G Jul 26 (Sat, 4:40)  
19 Melbourne           vs Brisbane             DK Aug 3 (Sun, 1:10)  
20 Brisbane           vs Adelaide             G Aug 10 (Sun, 1:10)  
21 Collingwood           vs Brisbane             M.C.G Aug 16 (Sat, 7:40)  
22 Brisbane           vs Fremantle             G Aug 24 (Sun, 1:10)  
23 Geelong           vs Brisbane             KP Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10)  
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2014 Player Stats

J Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
7 Adcock, Jed 16 193 12.1 97 6.1 290 18.1 68 4.3 1 0.1 39 2.4 17 11 0 0.0 0 0
4 Aish, James 15 137 9.1 119 7.9 256 17.1 67 4.5 0 0.0 57 3.8 10 1 5 0.3 4 34
17 Beams, Claye 8 59 7.4 55 6.9 114 14.3 22 2.8 4 0.5 18 2.3 3 4 5 0.6 5 35
8 Bewick, Rohan 10 77 7.7 59 5.9 136 13.6 33 3.3 1 0.1 14 1.4 10 2 7 0.7 2 44
16 Brown, Jonathan 11 69 6.3 49 4.5 118 10.7 47 4.3 0 0.0 21 1.9 9 16 21 1.9 7 133
42 Clarke, Justin 16 93 5.8 84 5.3 177 11.1 69 4.3 0 0.0 27 1.7 5 9 1 0.1 0 6
33 Close, Michael 9 27 3.0 26 2.9 53 5.9 20 2.2 14 1.6 29 3.2 2 4 6 0.7 1 37
26 Cutler, Tom 7 55 7.9 27 3.9 82 11.7 24 3.4 0 0.0 6 0.9 0 4 2 0.3 0 12
27 Gardiner, Darcy 11 58 5.3 58 5.3 116 10.5 34 3.1 1 0.1 19 1.7 10 10 1 0.1 0 6
41 Golby, Mitch 11 103 9.4 65 5.9 168 15.3 57 5.2 0 0.0 24 2.2 6 6 0 0.0 1 1
6 Green, Josh 14 112 8.0 69 4.9 181 12.9 25 1.8 0 0.0 35 2.5 11 11 22 1.6 11 143
11 Hanley, Pearce 14 204 14.6 119 8.5 323 23.1 69 4.9 10 0.7 55 3.9 17 14 2 0.1 7 19
2 Harwood, Ryan 9 82 9.1 76 8.4 158 17.6 33 3.7 0 0.0 28 3.1 7 6 1 0.1 1 7
35 Lester, Ryan 11 97 8.8 114 10.4 211 19.2 40 3.6 12 1.1 50 4.5 15 3 2 0.2 1 13
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 4 17 4.3 18 4.5 35 8.8 5 1.3 80 20.0 7 1.8 4 4 0 0.0 1 1
19 Lisle, Jordan 5 52 10.4 22 4.4 74 14.8 32 6.4 4 0.8 6 1.2 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
36 Maguire, Matt 8 75 9.4 32 4.0 107 13.4 34 4.3 0 0.0 12 1.5 7 8 0 0.0 0 0
12 Martin, Stefan 6 59 9.8 58 9.7 117 19.5 27 4.5 179 29.8 24 4.0 9 8 0 0.0 0 0
32 Mayes, Sam 15 138 9.2 112 7.5 250 16.7 56 3.7 0 0.0 39 2.6 8 10 10 0.7 9 69
9 McGrath, Ashley 3 13 4.3 7 2.3 20 6.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 0 1 2 0.7 4 16
1 McGuane, Luke 3 7 2.3 9 3.0 16 5.3 4 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 3 0 0.0 1 1
25 McStay, Daniel 3 15 5.0 17 5.7 32 10.7 13 4.3 0 0.0 4 1.3 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
21 Merrett, Daniel 13 80 6.2 51 3.9 131 10.1 50 3.8 30 2.3 19 1.5 3 12 7 0.5 5 47
3 Moloney, Brent 5 43 8.6 58 11.6 101 20.2 8 1.6 0 0.0 28 5.6 2 7 1 0.2 3 9
47 O'Brien, Zac 4 19 4.8 28 7.0 47 11.8 10 2.5 0 0.0 11 2.8 5 5 1 0.3 0 6
39 Paine, Jackson 5 23 4.6 22 4.4 45 9.0 4 0.8 0 0.0 11 2.2 6 4 3 0.6 4 22
22 Paparone, Marco 16 134 8.4 94 5.9 228 14.3 67 4.2 0 0.0 30 1.9 11 11 7 0.4 6 48
24 Patfull, Joel 15 107 7.1 100 6.7 207 13.8 75 5.0 0 0.0 31 2.1 16 12 2 0.1 1 13
31 Polkinghorne, James 2 9 4.5 9 4.5 18 9.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 5 2.5 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
29 Raines, Andrew 4 35 8.8 41 10.3 76 19.0 10 2.5 0 0.0 5 1.3 5 3 1 0.3 0 6
30 Redden, Jack 14 188 13.4 146 10.4 334 23.9 71 5.1 22 1.6 97 6.9 20 21 6 0.4 4 40
10 Rich, Daniel 3 24 8.0 23 7.7 47 15.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 8 2.7 2 2 0 0.0 1 1
39 Robertson, Nick 7 41 5.9 48 6.9 89 12.7 19 2.7 0 0.0 29 4.1 4 7 0 0.0 2 2
38 Rockliff, Tom 13 206 15.8 176 13.5 382 29.4 65 5.0 12 0.9 118 9.1 11 29 8 0.6 2 50
28 Taylor, Lewis 16 137 8.6 118 7.4 255 15.9 64 4.0 0 0.0 30 1.9 14 5 9 0.6 7 61
13 West, Trent 10 56 5.6 49 4.9 105 10.5 30 3.0 240 24.0 22 2.2 15 15 4 0.4 0 24
15 Zorko, Dayne 16 156 9.8 158 9.9 314 19.6 42 2.6 2 0.1 91 5.7 19 26 13 0.8 10 88
Totals 352 3000 8.5 2413 6.9 5413 15.4 1315 3.7 612 1.7 1056 3.0 287 298 149 0.4 100 994