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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

Associated clubs
Brisbane Reserves; Brisbane WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1987–2022

Home Ground
Gabba

AFL Premierships
2001, 2002, 2003 (3 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL/AFL Night/Pre-season Series - 2013 (1 total); Reserves - VFL 1991 (1 total); AFL Queensland - 2001 (1 total); North East Australian Football League - 2012-13, 2019 (3 total)

Most Games
322 - Simon Black (1998-2013)

Most Goals
594 - Jonathan Brown (2000-2014)

League Top Goalkickers
Jonathan Brown (77) 2007 (1 total)

Brownlow Medalists
Michael Voss 1996; Jason Akermanis 2001; Simon Black 2002; Lachie Neale 2020 (4 total)

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

Phone: (07) 3335 1777 

Email
community@lions.com.au

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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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Brisbane       Bye        
2 H Brisbane 2.24.46.78.10 58 LOST North Melbourne 5.47.712.1115.14 104 -46 CRR Mar 30 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 A Brisbane 2.35.98.139.16 70 LOST Carlton 3.66.1211.1418.19 127 -57 PRI Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Brisbane 2.18.810.1112.16 88 LOST Geelong 4.911.1621.2127.28 190 -102 GAB Apr 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Brisbane 5.210.513.914.9 93 LOST Collingwood 2.66.1111.1716.19 115 -22 VIC Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Brisbane 5.110.311.712.11 83 LOST Essendon 2.98.1112.1516.18 114 -31 CRR Apr 27 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 A Brisbane 2.410.714.917.11 113 LOST Melbourne 2.78.812.1318.18 126 -13 MCG May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Brisbane 3.35.410.412.7 79 LOST St. Kilda 4.512.1115.1721.22 148 -69 GAB May 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Brisbane 4.46.910.1014.12 96 LOST Footscray 4.29.312.915.11 101 -5 WES May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Brisbane 6.48.78.1110.15 75 LOST Richmond 2.36.811.912.10 82 -7 CRR May 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Brisbane 7.416.820.826.12 168 WON Sydney 2.44.610.818.13 121 47 SCG Jun 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Brisbane 4.27.39.614.9 93 LOST West Coast 6.710.1117.1421.19 145 -52 CRR Jun 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Brisbane 2.44.58.69.8 62 LOST Hawthorn 3.411.714.1222.17 149 -87 PRI Jun 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 2.15.710.913.12 90 LOST Adelaide 3.75.1014.1123.18 156 -66 FBP Jun 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 Brisbane       Bye        
16 H Brisbane 7.512.816.1126.14 170 WON Fitzroy 1.55.611.1415.15 105 65 GAB Jul 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Brisbane 4.05.211.414.6 90 LOST North Melbourne 5.210.610.815.13 103 -13 WAV Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Brisbane 1.56.1112.1414.16 100 WON Carlton 4.46.98.1312.21 93 7 CRR Jul 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Brisbane 2.05.36.48.10 58 LOST Geelong 8.610.818.1424.15 159 -101 KAR Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 1.52.66.910.11 71 LOST Collingwood 4.211.621.1026.16 172 -101 CRR Aug 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 A Brisbane 3.39.412.717.10 112 LOST Essendon 6.57.1016.1623.19 157 -45 WIN Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Brisbane 2.25.88.1013.13 91 LOST Melbourne 2.47.69.915.13 103 -12 GAB Aug 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
23 A Brisbane 3.25.65.107.12 54 LOST St. Kilda 5.010.419.727.12 174 -120 MOO Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
24 H Brisbane 3.16.47.138.14 62 LOST Footscray 2.44.97.1014.14 98 -36 CRR Aug 31 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
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1991 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Ah Mat, Matthew 4 18 4.5 17 4.3 35 8.8 2 0.5 0 0.0 7 1.8 0 3 1 0.3 0 6
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 22 291 13.2 173 7.9 464 21.1 94 4.3 0 0.0 42 1.9 31 23 2 0.1 11 23
22 Bain, David 17 256 15.1 110 6.5 366 21.5 53 3.1 0 0.0 28 1.6 18 22 8 0.5 8 56
51 Bell, Corey 8 82 10.3 32 4.0 114 14.3 18 2.3 0 0.0 9 1.1 2 5 2 0.3 4 16
8 Cameron, David 15 180 12.0 51 3.4 231 15.4 48 3.2 7 0.5 7 0.5 11 26 26 1.7 16 172
25 Campbell, Matthew 15 196 13.1 126 8.4 322 21.5 49 3.3 4 0.3 12 0.8 10 24 4 0.3 4 28
1 Champion, Richard 18 188 10.4 81 4.5 269 14.9 102 5.7 6 0.3 22 1.2 14 25 8 0.4 12 60
12 Clarke, Troy 12 105 8.8 68 5.7 173 14.4 36 3.0 0 0.0 11 0.9 6 7 6 0.5 5 41
2 Curran, Peter 12 93 7.8 48 4.0 141 11.8 47 3.9 9 0.8 12 1.0 14 14 8 0.7 6 54
27 Dickson, Robert 2 19 9.5 10 5.0 29 14.5 9 4.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
4 Gastev, John 21 237 11.3 196 9.3 433 20.6 81 3.9 1 0.0 45 2.1 32 18 8 0.4 3 51
38 Gibson, Michael 5 18 3.6 19 3.8 37 7.4 3 0.6 1 0.2 2 0.4 7 7 0 0.0 0 0
14 Hamilton, Shane 13 142 10.9 67 5.2 209 16.1 60 4.6 0 0.0 12 0.9 10 11 16 1.2 15 111
5 Hardie, Brad 20 275 13.8 104 5.2 379 19.0 71 3.6 0 0.0 36 1.8 19 14 42 2.1 33 285
32 Hart, Shaun 6 51 8.5 32 5.3 83 13.8 13 2.2 0 0.0 13 2.2 13 6 1 0.2 1 7
9 Ishchenko, Alex 9 31 3.4 55 6.1 86 9.6 36 4.0 103 11.4 3 0.3 10 12 3 0.3 2 20
41 Kennedy, Matthew 8 43 5.4 37 4.6 80 10.0 27 3.4 3 0.4 5 0.6 10 6 1 0.1 1 7
53 Kidgell, Ian 3 11 3.7 11 3.7 22 7.3 3 1.0 18 6.0 1 0.3 5 5 1 0.3 0 6
17 Leslie, Martin 20 204 10.2 175 8.8 379 19.0 90 4.5 15 0.8 20 1.0 19 15 1 0.1 2 8
16 Lester-Smith, Rod 6 43 7.2 21 3.5 64 10.7 27 4.5 2 0.3 2 0.3 4 4 1 0.2 1 7
50 Luhrs, Simon 6 36 6.0 35 5.8 71 11.8 21 3.5 14 2.3 9 1.5 5 1 0 0.0 1 1
7 McIvor, Scott 9 79 8.8 77 8.6 156 17.3 40 4.4 1 0.1 10 1.1 5 10 3 0.3 0 18
19 McLean, Michael 22 379 17.2 210 9.5 589 26.8 66 3.0 0 0.0 35 1.6 21 20 10 0.5 7 67
24 Merrett, Roger 22 179 8.1 152 6.9 331 15.0 131 6.0 55 2.5 30 1.4 43 49 25 1.1 16 166
39 Millar, Jason 1 7 7.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 1 1.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
26 Noonan, Danny 17 229 13.5 150 8.8 379 22.3 82 4.8 1 0.1 16 0.9 23 18 5 0.3 7 37
28 O'Brien, Cameron 12 84 7.0 24 2.0 108 9.0 57 4.8 6 0.5 6 0.5 3 10 26 2.2 16 172
31 O'Keeffe, David 4 37 9.3 15 3.8 52 13.0 15 3.8 0 0.0 5 1.3 9 12 0 0.0 0 0
34 Ogg, David 9 91 10.1 47 5.2 138 15.3 29 3.2 0 0.0 6 0.7 6 3 3 0.3 1 19
11 Phillips, Brenton 9 108 12.0 79 8.8 187 20.8 30 3.3 1 0.1 11 1.2 9 10 0 0.0 2 2
13 Potter, Craig 3 19 6.3 11 3.7 30 10.0 8 2.7 2 0.7 10 3.3 1 2 1 0.3 0 6
3 Reynoldson, Steve 1 9 9.0 2 2.0 11 11.0 5 5.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 2 1 1.0 1 7
6 Rowe, Brad 4 50 12.5 23 5.8 73 18.3 11 2.8 0 0.0 5 1.3 7 5 0 0.0 2 2
30 Ryan, Matthew 16 213 13.3 123 7.7 336 21.0 38 2.4 0 0.0 18 1.1 11 19 7 0.4 11 53
23 Schache, Laurence 17 126 7.4 47 2.8 173 10.2 55 3.2 4 0.2 8 0.5 14 8 47 2.8 17 299
20 Sim, Lachlan 7 61 8.7 36 5.1 97 13.9 9 1.3 0 0.0 7 1.0 10 7 0 0.0 0 0
42 Strempel, Shane 3 16 5.3 15 5.0 31 10.3 14 4.7 5 1.7 1 0.3 1 7 2 0.7 3 15
29 Taylor, Andrew 3 21 7.0 15 5.0 36 12.0 11 3.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 3 3 1 0.3 3 9
46 Wearne, David 8 72 9.0 26 3.3 98 12.3 23 2.9 0 0.0 6 0.8 1 8 2 0.3 1 13
48 Windsor, Ray 3 11 3.7 12 4.0 23 7.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2 0 0.0 1 1
35 Worsfold, Peter 10 87 8.7 40 4.0 127 12.7 32 3.2 0 0.0 1 0.1 5 7 13 1.3 10 88
21 Zanotti, Mark 18 177 9.8 95 5.3 272 15.1 50 2.8 0 0.0 10 0.6 27 24 2 0.1 0 12
Totals 440 4574 10.4 2668 6.1 7242 16.5 1605 3.6 273 0.6 487 1.1 440 478 287 0.7 223 1945
 

Footnotes

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