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KEY FACTS

Official name
Brisbane Bears - Fitzroy Football Club (Trading as Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club)

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

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"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 1.14.45.99.11 65 LOST West Coast 5.38.812.1117.16 118 -53 GAB Apr 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 A Brisbane 2.33.57.87.12 54 LOST Gold Coast 2.37.914.1018.10 118 -64 CRR May 2 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
6 A Brisbane 3.15.410.912.12 84 WON Carlton 3.26.49.711.9 75 9 DOC May 10 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
7 H Brisbane 1.27.611.815.12 102 WON Port Adelaide 2.33.96.138.17 65 37 GAB May 17 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
8 A Brisbane 5.38.610.612.6 78 LOST Essendon 5.29.516.921.10 136 -58 DOC May 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 7.18.211.613.8 86 LOST St Kilda 2.39.612.916.12 108 -22 GAB May 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 2.14.36.610.7 67 LOST GWS 1.37.510.814.13 97 -30 SSH Jun 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 Brisbane       Bye        
12 A Brisbane 2.15.38.511.8 74 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.38.613.1122.14 146 -72 DOC Jun 20 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
13 H Brisbane 4.36.510.710.9 69 LOST Adelaide 2.33.65.1311.16 82 -13 GAB Jun 27 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
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 11 82 7.5 69 6.3 151 13.7 47 4.3 0 0.0 30 2.7 9 5 4 0.4 2 26
4 Aish, James 7 54 7.7 45 6.4 99 14.1 15 2.1 0 0.0 13 1.9 3 6 1 0.1 0 6
31 Andrews, Harris 9 46 5.1 33 3.7 79 8.8 30 3.3 22 2.4 14 1.6 7 8 3 0.3 2 20
9 Beams, Dayne 12 173 14.4 174 14.5 347 28.9 58 4.8 0 0.0 44 3.7 16 17 8 0.7 8 56
17 Beams, Claye 8 69 8.6 52 6.5 121 15.1 27 3.4 0 0.0 14 1.8 2 1 0 0.0 2 2
48 Beasley, Hugh 3 14 4.7 18 6.0 32 10.7 9 3.0 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
8 Bewick, Rohan 9 62 6.9 58 6.4 120 13.3 36 4.0 0 0.0 26 2.9 4 7 6 0.7 2 38
45 Bourke, Jordon 3 25 8.3 13 4.3 38 12.7 16 5.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 1 4 2 0.7 0 12
3 Christensen, Allen 12 150 12.5 87 7.3 237 19.8 51 4.3 0 0.0 41 3.4 25 17 11 0.9 6 72
42 Clarke, Justin 12 68 5.7 57 4.8 125 10.4 52 4.3 0 0.0 16 1.3 4 12 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
26 Cutler, Tom 7 56 8.0 37 5.3 93 13.3 19 2.7 0 0.0 11 1.6 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
24 Dawson, Liam 3 10 3.3 2 0.7 12 4.0 8 2.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
27 Gardiner, Darcy 6 27 4.5 29 4.8 56 9.3 15 2.5 0 0.0 11 1.8 4 14 1 0.2 0 6
41 Golby, Mitch 5 35 7.0 29 5.8 64 12.8 10 2.0 0 0.0 15 3.0 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
6 Green, Josh 12 81 6.8 56 4.7 137 11.4 29 2.4 0 0.0 39 3.3 4 6 18 1.5 9 117
11 Hanley, Pearce 3 42 14.0 14 4.7 56 18.7 16 5.3 0 0.0 9 3.0 3 7 2 0.7 2 14
2 Harwood, Ryan 2 11 5.5 10 5.0 21 10.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 2 0 0.0 1 1
35 Lester, Ryan 8 55 6.9 55 6.9 110 13.8 35 4.4 7 0.9 16 2.0 4 5 8 1.0 2 50
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 9 32 3.6 35 3.9 67 7.4 22 2.4 117 13.0 10 1.1 7 9 5 0.6 3 33
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 12 142 11.8 95 7.9 237 19.8 62 5.2 382 31.8 29 2.4 19 18 3 0.3 6 24
32 Mayes, Sam 4 23 5.8 13 3.3 36 9.0 17 4.3 0 0.0 10 2.5 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 10 46 4.6 31 3.1 77 7.7 38 3.8 0 0.0 12 1.2 4 6 13 1.3 6 84
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 4 41 10.3 23 5.8 64 16.0 15 3.8 0 0.0 30 7.5 7 4 0 0.0 0 0
22 Paparone, Marco 12 145 12.1 77 6.4 222 18.5 75 6.3 0 0.0 20 1.7 7 6 1 0.1 0 6
30 Redden, Jack 9 108 12.0 90 10.0 198 22.0 45 5.0 11 1.2 50 5.6 14 13 1 0.1 0 6
10 Rich, Daniel 12 130 10.8 95 7.9 225 18.8 30 2.5 0 0.0 46 3.8 17 9 9 0.8 4 58
18 Robertson, Nick 8 67 8.4 57 7.1 124 15.5 33 4.1 0 0.0 13 1.6 7 7 4 0.5 2 26
5 Robinson, Mitch 12 117 9.8 99 8.3 216 18.0 48 4.0 13 1.1 48 4.0 14 16 5 0.4 5 35
38 Rockliff, Tom 7 59 8.4 66 9.4 125 17.9 24 3.4 0 0.0 39 5.6 1 2 2 0.3 1 13
14 Staker, Brent 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 1 3 0 0.0 2 2
28 Taylor, Lewis 12 142 11.8 119 9.9 261 21.8 59 4.9 0 0.0 18 1.5 5 5 7 0.6 7 49
15 Zorko, Dayne 12 138 11.5 98 8.2 236 19.7 54 4.5 0 0.0 42 3.5 13 19 10 0.8 8 68
Totals 264 2293 8.7 1769 6.7 4062 15.4 1017 3.9 552 2.1 703 2.7 213 239 125 0.5 85 835
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.