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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

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 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 3.25.26.27.6 48 LOST Fremantle 3.05.26.513.6 84 -36 SUB Jul 5 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
15 H Brisbane 2.33.37.57.7 49 LOST Sydney 1.25.38.610.10 70 -21 GAB Jul 12 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
16 A Brisbane 1.21.53.84.12 36 LOST Melbourne 5.47.77.108.12 60 -24 MCG Jul 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 H Brisbane 1.14.44.55.8 38 LOST North Melbourne 5.57.79.1116.14 110 -72 GAB Jul 25 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
18 A Brisbane 2.13.65.78.9 57 LOST Geelong 5.17.413.717.11 113 -56 KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
19 H Brisbane 3.66.710.1214.16 100 LOST Gold Coast 3.46.813.1117.12 114 -14 GAB Aug 8 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
20 H Brisbane 3.28.715.920.11 131 WON Carlton 6.36.79.109.13 67 64 GAB Aug 15 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A Brisbane 3.33.36.56.8 44 LOST Adelaide 2.310.414.620.11 131 -87 ADO Aug 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 4.25.68.89.8 62 LOST Hawthorn 1.311.415.521.8 134 -72 YOR Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 H Brisbane        vs Western Bulldogs          GAB Sep 5 (Sat, 1:45)  
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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 20 136 6.8 101 5.1 237 11.9 83 4.2 0 0.0 61 3.1 22 16 13 0.7 8 86
4 Aish, James 11 86 7.8 70 6.4 156 14.2 24 2.2 0 0.0 29 2.6 6 8 2 0.2 1 13
31 Andrews, Harris 18 114 6.3 95 5.3 209 11.6 94 5.2 24 1.3 27 1.5 14 14 4 0.2 2 26
9 Beams, Dayne 16 232 14.5 219 13.7 451 28.2 72 4.5 0 0.0 66 4.1 19 21 10 0.6 11 71
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 6 28 4.7 31 5.2 59 9.8 16 2.7 0 0.0 16 2.7 3 4 0 0.0 2 2
8 Bewick, Rohan 14 98 7.0 80 5.7 178 12.7 57 4.1 0 0.0 42 3.0 6 8 10 0.7 7 67
45 Bourke, Jordon 5 31 6.2 19 3.8 50 10.0 20 4.0 7 1.4 7 1.4 1 5 2 0.4 0 12
3 Christensen, Allen 21 256 12.2 169 8.0 425 20.2 87 4.1 0 0.0 72 3.4 56 24 18 0.9 12 120
42 Clarke, Justin 19 109 5.7 95 5.0 204 10.7 88 4.6 1 0.1 24 1.3 6 20 0 0.0 2 2
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 10 93 9.3 58 5.8 151 15.1 32 3.2 0 0.0 13 1.3 1 4 1 0.1 2 8
24 Dawson, Liam 9 68 7.6 34 3.8 102 11.3 41 4.6 0 0.0 7 0.8 3 5 1 0.1 1 7
46 Evans, Billy 4 13 3.3 33 8.3 46 11.5 8 2.0 0 0.0 14 3.5 2 2 0 0.0 1 1
34 Freeman, Jonathan 5 17 3.4 18 3.6 35 7.0 17 3.4 0 0.0 1 0.2 3 1 6 1.2 2 38
27 Gardiner, Darcy 8 42 5.3 34 4.3 76 9.5 22 2.8 0 0.0 16 2.0 6 16 1 0.1 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 15 110 7.3 71 4.7 181 12.1 35 2.3 0 0.0 51 3.4 5 6 21 1.4 10 136
11 Hanley, Pearce 10 133 13.3 71 7.1 204 20.4 52 5.2 2 0.2 27 2.7 6 9 7 0.7 6 48
2 Harwood, Ryan 3 22 7.3 12 4.0 34 11.3 8 2.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 3 0 0.0 1 1
35 Lester, Ryan 9 60 6.7 60 6.7 120 13.3 38 4.2 8 0.9 21 2.3 4 7 8 0.9 2 50
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 14 49 3.5 57 4.1 106 7.6 29 2.1 275 19.6 29 2.1 14 15 7 0.5 4 46
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 19 221 11.6 180 9.5 401 21.1 121 6.4 600 31.6 39 2.1 32 28 5 0.3 9 39
32 Mayes, Sam 13 97 7.5 86 6.6 183 14.1 62 4.8 0 0.0 25 1.9 10 3 2 0.2 5 17
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
1 McGuane, Luke 4 25 6.3 20 5.0 45 11.3 14 3.5 7 1.8 7 1.8 2 4 7 1.8 4 46
25 McStay, Daniel 19 85 4.5 68 3.6 153 8.1 66 3.5 0 0.0 22 1.2 5 8 17 0.9 9 111
21 Merrett, Daniel 9 65 7.2 40 4.4 105 11.7 49 5.4 0 0.0 6 0.7 2 14 0 0.0 0 0
47 O'Brien, Zac 7 53 7.6 47 6.7 100 14.3 20 2.9 0 0.0 35 5.0 8 7 0 0.0 0 0
22 Paparone, Marco 21 257 12.2 143 6.8 400 19.0 135 6.4 0 0.0 33 1.6 13 9 1 0.0 2 8
30 Redden, Jack 17 210 12.4 191 11.2 401 23.6 83 4.9 22 1.3 104 6.1 20 26 2 0.1 1 13
10 Rich, Daniel 20 223 11.2 157 7.9 380 19.0 55 2.8 0 0.0 62 3.1 20 16 9 0.5 7 61
18 Robertson, Nick 12 95 7.9 78 6.5 173 14.4 50 4.2 0 0.0 19 1.6 7 12 4 0.3 2 26
5 Robinson, Mitch 20 205 10.3 204 10.2 409 20.5 76 3.8 20 1.0 135 6.8 24 35 10 0.5 7 67
38 Rockliff, Tom 15 158 10.5 197 13.1 355 23.7 61 4.1 0 0.0 122 8.1 12 19 5 0.3 2 32
14 Staker, Brent 6 29 4.8 18 3.0 47 7.8 17 2.8 0 0.0 12 2.0 8 6 0 0.0 6 6
28 Taylor, Lewis 21 218 10.4 213 10.1 431 20.5 88 4.2 0 0.0 32 1.5 9 11 14 0.7 10 94
13 West, Trent 2 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 4 2.0 12 6.0 2 1.0 1 0 1 0.5 0 6
15 Zorko, Dayne 21 285 13.6 190 9.0 475 22.6 92 4.4 0 0.0 81 3.9 29 33 17 0.8 11 113
Totals 462 4063 8.8 3264 7.1 7327 15.9 1865 4.0 978 2.1 1309 2.8 389 425 205 0.4 152 1382
 

Footnotes

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