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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

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

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

CEO
Swan, Greg

President
Sharpless, Bob

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 H&A Club Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S R Opponent Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S Mgn Grd Date MR
1 A Brisbane 2.4 3.8 8.13 13.13 91 LOST Hawthorn 3.3 7.6 13.8 21.13 139 -48 YP Mar 22 (Sat, 4:40) Report
2 H Brisbane 0.3 4.4 7.6 10.8 68 LOST Geelong 1.4 5.7 10.12 13.15 93 -25 G Mar 30 (Sun, 12:10) Report
3 A Brisbane 1.2 3.4 6.4 9.7 61 LOST Gold Coast 2.2 5.6 12.10 17.12 114 -53 CA Apr 5 (Sat, 3:40) Report
4 A Brisbane 3.2 4.3 5.3 7.4 46 LOST Port Adelaide 4.4 10.9 18.13 24.15 159 -113 AO Apr 12 (Sat, 1:40) Report
5 H Brisbane 0.1 3.2 7.6 9.9 63 LOST Richmond 2.8 4.10 9.13 15.16 106 -43 G Apr 17 (Thu, 7:50) Report
6 A Brisbane 4.3 8.5 10.9 12.10 82 WON St Kilda 2.2 4.4 7.8 11.13 79 3 WS Apr 25 (Fri, 7:45) Report
7 H Brisbane 2.0 3.5 5.6 6.8 44 LOST Sydney 3.6 8.8 14.11 18.15 123 -79 G May 3 (Sat, 7:40) Report
8 H Brisbane 3.0 4.3 8.6 8.9 57 LOST Essendon 2.3 6.4 7.8 9.11 65 -8 G May 10 (Sat, 4:40) Report
9 A Brisbane 1.1 3.2 4.2 6.2 38 LOST North Melbourne 5.5 8.11 13.18 17.23 125 -87 DK May 17 (Sat, 4:40) Report
10 Brisbane       Bye        
11 H Brisbane 5.5 7.8 10.10 14.14 98 WON Carlton 1.1 7.4 11.9 13.13 91 7 G May 31 (Sat, 4:40) Report
12 A Brisbane 4.3 11.8 13.9 14.11 95 WON Western Bulldogs 5.3 7.5 9.5 13.9 87 8 DK Jun 7 (Sat, 7:40) Report
13 H Brisbane 4.2 9.3 12.3 12.8 80 LOST GWS 4.3 9.4 15.6 19.11 125 -45 G Jun 14 (Sat, 7:40) Report
14 A Brisbane 0.1 0.1 2.3 3.4 22 LOST Fremantle 2.2 9.3 12.7 15.15 105 -83 S Jun 21 (Sat, 5:40) Report
15 H Brisbane 1.1 8.4 10.5 10.10 70 WON North Melbourne 3.5 4.7 6.9 9.12 66 4 G Jun 28 (Sat, 7:40) Report
16 A Brisbane 3.3 4.5 6.10 7.12 54 LOST Richmond 5.2 7.3 10.4 12.7 79 -25 M.C.G. Jul 5 (Sat, 1:45) Report
17 H Brisbane 1.1 4.3 6.6 9.10 64 LOST West Coast 3.2 5.3 9.5 11.10 76 -12 G Jul 12 (Sat, 7:40) Report
18 H Brisbane 7.7 10.11 14.14 16.14 110 WON Gold Coast 1.2 3.3 6.6 8.8 56 54 G Jul 26 (Sat, 4:40) Report
19 A Brisbane 3.3 4.3 5.6 11.8 74 WON Melbourne 3.3 4.8 5.13 6.15 51 23 DK Aug 3 (Sun, 1:10) Report
20 H Brisbane 4.0 6.3 7.7 9.9 63 LOST Adelaide 6.3 12.11 16.14 25.18 168 -105 G Aug 10 (Sun, 1:10) Report
21 A Brisbane 6.1 10.7 15.11 18.15 123 WON Collingwood 4.3 5.3 6.6 8.8 56 67 M.C.G. Aug 16 (Sat, 7:40) Report
22 H Brisbane 0.4 2.5 4.8 6.12 48 LOST Fremantle 4.8 9.10 10.13 15.16 106 -58 G Aug 24 (Sun, 1:10) Report
23 A Brisbane 2.4 7.5 10.6 12.9 81 LOST Geelong 5.2 11.6 16.13 21.17 143 -62 KP Aug 30 (Sat, 7:40) Report
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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 22 265 12.0 142 6.5 407 18.5 87 4.0 1 0.0 62 2.8 28 17 3 0.1 0 18
4 Aish, James 21 185 8.8 185 8.8 370 17.6 94 4.5 0 0.0 77 3.7 14 4 6 0.3 6 42
17 Beams, Claye 13 88 6.8 79 6.1 167 12.8 37 2.8 5 0.4 26 2.0 7 7 9 0.7 5 59
8 Bewick, Rohan 16 145 9.1 119 7.4 264 16.5 65 4.1 1 0.1 24 1.5 12 5 9 0.6 5 59
45 Bourke, Jordon 1 9 9.0 5 5.0 14 14.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
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 22 119 5.4 106 4.8 225 10.2 88 4.0 0 0.0 33 1.5 7 16 1 0.0 0 6
33 Close, Michael 14 48 3.4 40 2.9 88 6.3 34 2.4 19 1.4 35 2.5 3 8 10 0.7 4 64
5 Crisp, Jack 6 63 10.5 51 8.5 114 19.0 35 5.8 2 0.3 17 2.8 4 1 6 1.0 6 42
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
34 Freeman, Jonathan 4 11 2.8 9 2.3 20 5.0 8 2.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 1 2 6 1.5 3 39
27 Gardiner, Darcy 17 92 5.4 100 5.9 192 11.3 61 3.6 1 0.1 31 1.8 12 15 2 0.1 0 12
41 Golby, Mitch 12 109 9.1 66 5.5 175 14.6 59 4.9 0 0.0 24 2.0 6 7 0 0.0 1 1
6 Green, Josh 20 155 7.8 95 4.8 250 12.5 39 2.0 0 0.0 48 2.4 16 14 33 1.7 13 211
11 Hanley, Pearce 20 310 15.5 194 9.7 504 25.2 96 4.8 19 1.0 80 4.0 26 19 6 0.3 13 49
2 Harwood, Ryan 14 143 10.2 117 8.4 260 18.6 58 4.1 0 0.0 43 3.1 13 7 2 0.1 2 14
35 Lester, Ryan 14 116 8.3 148 10.6 264 18.9 49 3.5 20 1.4 65 4.6 19 5 3 0.2 1 19
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 5 19 3.8 27 5.4 46 9.2 7 1.4 116 23.2 13 2.6 4 5 0 0.0 2 2
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 13 121 9.3 59 4.5 180 13.8 65 5.0 0 0.0 21 1.6 10 13 1 0.1 1 7
12 Martin, Stefan 12 122 10.2 146 12.2 268 22.3 69 5.8 339 28.3 39 3.3 17 14 1 0.1 4 10
32 Mayes, Sam 21 192 9.1 159 7.6 351 16.7 92 4.4 0 0.0 47 2.2 12 11 11 0.5 11 77
9 McGrath, Ashley 6 31 5.2 12 2.0 43 7.2 16 2.7 0 0.0 12 2.0 1 5 5 0.8 8 38
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 9 50 5.6 57 6.3 107 11.9 42 4.7 0 0.0 10 1.1 1 4 7 0.8 0 42
21 Merrett, Daniel 19 105 5.5 78 4.1 183 9.6 71 3.7 36 1.9 24 1.3 4 19 12 0.6 8 80
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 5 31 6.2 46 9.2 77 15.4 13 2.6 0 0.0 16 3.2 7 6 1 0.2 0 6
39 Paine, Jackson 6 25 4.2 25 4.2 50 8.3 6 1.0 0 0.0 12 2.0 6 5 3 0.5 4 22
22 Paparone, Marco 18 142 7.9 103 5.7 245 13.6 71 3.9 0 0.0 31 1.7 11 11 7 0.4 6 48
24 Patfull, Joel 21 151 7.2 154 7.3 305 14.5 108 5.1 0 0.0 46 2.2 21 17 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
18 Robertson, Nick 8 50 6.3 53 6.6 103 12.9 24 3.0 1 0.1 33 4.1 4 10 0 0.0 2 2
38 Rockliff, Tom 18 309 17.2 280 15.6 589 32.7 96 5.3 14 0.8 162 9.0 18 32 10 0.6 3 63
28 Taylor, Lewis 22 197 9.0 174 7.9 371 16.9 88 4.0 0 0.0 43 2.0 16 9 12 0.5 8 80
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 21 222 10.6 244 11.6 466 22.2 59 2.8 2 0.1 113 5.4 25 32 18 0.9 16 124
Totals 484 4163 8.6 3506 7.2 7669 15.8 1882 3.9 842 1.7 1393 2.9 382 395 221 0.5 149 1475