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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 MCG 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 7.7 10.11 14.14 16.14 110 def Gold Coast 1.2 3.3 6.6 8.8 56 54 G Jul 26 (Sat, 4:40) Details
19 Melbourne 3.3 4.8 5.13 6.15 51 def by Brisbane 3.3 4.3 5.6 11.8 74 23 DK Aug 3 (Sun, 1:10) Details
20 Brisbane 4.0 6.3 7.7 9.9 63 def by Adelaide 6.3 12.11 16.14 25.18 168 -105 G Aug 10 (Sun, 1:10) Details
21 Collingwood 4.3 5.3 6.6 8.8 56 def by Brisbane 6.1 10.7 15.11 18.15 123 67 MCG Aug 16 (Sat, 7:40) Details
22 Brisbane 0.4 2.5 4.8 6.12 48 def by Fremantle 4.8 9.10 10.13 15.16 106 -58 G Aug 24 (Sun, 1:10) Details
23 Geelong 5.2 11.6 16.13 21.17 143 def Brisbane 2.4 7.5 10.6 12.9 81 -62 KP Aug 30 (Sat, 7:40) Details
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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