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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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1999 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 1999 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 6.113.616.923.14 152 WON St. Kilda 4.06.16.310.3 63 89 GAB Mar 27 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2 A Brisbane 2.25.410.511.7 73 LOST West Coast 2.14.68.1111.17 83 -10 SUB Apr 3 (Sat, 9:00) Scores
3 H Brisbane 2.26.510.711.14 80 LOST Port Adelaide 7.49.712.1115.13 103 -23 GAB Apr 10 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
4 H Brisbane 3.26.311.717.13 115 WON Adelaide 3.26.57.58.6 54 61 GAB Apr 17 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
5 A Brisbane 3.36.912.1315.18 108 WON Fremantle 1.33.56.87.11 53 55 SUB Apr 25 (Sun, 9:00) Scores
6 H Brisbane 5.55.69.714.9 93 WON Melbourne 1.35.48.610.10 70 23 GAB May 1 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 H Brisbane 1.58.710.1413.18 96 WON Collingwood 2.04.38.59.8 62 34 GAB May 8 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 A Brisbane 2.18.614.1217.17 119 LOST Richmond 5.313.417.721.9 135 -16 MCG May 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 8.313.718.1022.12 144 WON Geelong 4.56.99.1311.21 87 57 GAB May 23 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
10 H Brisbane 1.13.54.66.8 44 LOST Western Bulldogs 1.75.77.89.12 66 -22 GAB Jun 5 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
11 A Brisbane 1.16.59.1313.16 94 WON Carlton 5.36.48.512.6 78 16 PRI Jun 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Brisbane 2.64.116.149.17 71 LOST Essendon 3.56.811.1013.11 89 -18 GAB Jun 19 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 A Brisbane 6.49.717.1020.13 133 WON Sydney 4.37.510.715.8 98 35 SCG Jun 27 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
14 A Brisbane 5.311.413.715.10 100 LOST North Melbourne 4.46.811.1115.12 102 -2 MCG Jul 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Brisbane 1.42.711.1113.14 92 WON Hawthorn 5.28.48.59.7 61 31 GAB Jul 10 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
16 A Brisbane 4.46.711.1016.11 107 WON St. Kilda 3.16.48.610.8 68 39 WAV Jul 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Brisbane 10.616.919.1425.16 166 WON West Coast 1.25.48.109.12 66 100 GAB Jul 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 3.99.1412.1517.16 118 WON Port Adelaide 2.23.67.109.12 66 52 FBP Aug 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Brisbane 1.33.106.1411.17 83 WON Adelaide 2.24.45.46.8 44 39 FBP Aug 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 11.121.524.1028.13 181 WON Fremantle 2.42.66.99.13 67 114 GAB Aug 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A Brisbane 4.512.719.825.9 159 WON Melbourne 4.39.712.815.14 104 55 MCG Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 6.48.610.1113.16 94 WON Collingwood 1.13.33.38.4 52 42 VIC Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2QF H Brisbane 4.69.1317.1520.18 138 WON Carlton 1.54.85.138.17 65 73 GAB Sep 4 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
2SF H Brisbane 7.111.215.619.12 126 WON Western Bulldogs 3.24.46.910.13 73 53 GAB Sep 11 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
1PF A Brisbane 2.27.49.711.12 78 LOST North Melbourne 5.26.611.719.9 123 -45 MCG Sep 17 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
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1999 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Akermanis, Jason 24 331 13.8 138 5.8 469 19.5 105 4.4 0 0.0 36 1.5 25 18 16 0.7 7 103
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 25 357 14.3 218 8.7 575 23.0 92 3.7 0 0.0 61 2.4 14 14 16 0.6 8 104
17 Bartlett, Trent 5 8 1.6 4 0.8 12 2.4 7 1.4 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 1 3 0.6 2 20
20 Black, Simon 22 260 11.8 156 7.1 416 18.9 70 3.2 6 0.3 60 2.7 21 26 19 0.9 14 128
9 Boyd, Brad 8 98 12.3 67 8.4 165 20.6 33 4.1 0 0.0 15 1.9 9 5 7 0.9 7 49
48 Calthorpe, David 9 63 7.0 21 2.3 84 9.3 18 2.0 0 0.0 4 0.4 3 9 2 0.2 0 12
1 Champion, Richard 19 171 9.0 61 3.2 232 12.2 60 3.2 6 0.3 26 1.4 13 23 17 0.9 11 113
16 Clarke, Matthew 21 67 3.2 79 3.8 146 7.0 34 1.6 448 21.3 9 0.4 14 34 3 0.1 1 19
14 Dickfos, Danny 2 5 2.5 1 0.5 6 3.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
8 Gowers, Andrew 2 8 4.0 2 1.0 10 5.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 2 0 0.0 2 2
32 Hart, Shaun 23 272 11.8 121 5.3 393 17.1 75 3.3 0 0.0 35 1.5 19 18 18 0.8 7 115
19 Headland, Des 3 19 6.3 10 3.3 29 9.7 9 3.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 1 5 1.7 1 31
31 Heuskes, Adam 25 299 12.0 143 5.7 442 17.7 151 6.0 2 0.1 24 1.0 26 25 1 0.0 1 7
2 Johnson, Chris 20 121 6.1 52 2.6 173 8.7 55 2.8 0 0.0 24 1.2 16 22 25 1.3 14 164
27 Keating, Clark 21 95 4.5 35 1.7 130 6.2 53 2.5 358 17.0 18 0.9 21 18 18 0.9 7 115
41 Kennedy, Matthew 24 189 7.9 106 4.4 295 12.3 105 4.4 22 0.9 24 1.0 19 21 3 0.1 1 19
18 Lambert, Craig 14 80 5.7 148 10.6 228 16.3 13 0.9 0 0.0 22 1.6 12 10 2 0.1 4 16
44 Lappin, Nigel 25 281 11.2 185 7.4 466 18.6 109 4.4 1 0.0 29 1.2 10 16 23 0.9 23 161
15 Lawrence, Steven 24 196 8.2 126 5.3 322 13.4 87 3.6 0 0.0 18 0.8 24 23 12 0.5 8 80
23 Leppitsch, Justin 25 242 9.7 86 3.4 328 13.1 129 5.2 6 0.2 30 1.2 24 23 14 0.6 12 96
11 Lynch, Alastair 17 99 5.8 27 1.6 126 7.4 63 3.7 6 0.4 8 0.5 15 32 31 1.8 20 206
43 McDonald, Beau 3 4 1.3 2 0.7 6 2.0 2 0.7 16 5.3 1 0.3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
25 McKinnon, Martin 3 15 5.0 8 2.7 23 7.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 2 1 0.3 1 7
4 McRae, Craig 24 267 11.1 73 3.0 340 14.2 69 2.9 0 0.0 37 1.5 32 20 41 1.7 32 278
7 Molloy, Jarrod 21 158 7.5 77 3.7 235 11.2 57 2.7 13 0.6 18 0.9 12 34 44 2.1 28 292
39 Notting, Tim 12 78 6.5 42 3.5 120 10.0 42 3.5 1 0.1 7 0.6 1 7 13 1.1 10 88
21 O'Bree, Shane 12 111 9.3 40 3.3 151 12.6 25 2.1 0 0.0 17 1.4 7 11 3 0.3 1 19
24 Picken, Marcus 4 11 2.8 9 2.3 20 5.0 9 2.3 0 0.0 3 0.8 2 2 1 0.3 4 10
6 Power, Luke 16 157 9.8 76 4.8 233 14.6 42 2.6 0 0.0 22 1.4 14 9 17 1.1 15 117
28 Robbins, Ben 5 29 5.8 24 4.8 53 10.6 7 1.4 0 0.0 8 1.6 2 4 3 0.6 1 19
38 Scott, Dion 2 5 2.5 3 1.5 8 4.0 1 0.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
22 Scott, Chris 24 363 15.1 150 6.3 513 21.4 150 6.3 6 0.3 34 1.4 25 21 4 0.2 4 28
5 Scott, Brad 8 49 6.1 16 2.0 65 8.1 14 1.8 1 0.1 9 1.1 3 7 0 0.0 2 2
3 Voss, Michael 21 248 11.8 145 6.9 393 18.7 63 3.0 3 0.1 34 1.6 23 16 23 1.1 13 151
13 Voss, Brett 12 49 4.1 42 3.5 91 7.6 23 1.9 1 0.1 12 1.0 4 2 5 0.4 2 32
33 White, Darryl 25 240 9.6 112 4.5 352 14.1 129 5.2 22 0.9 46 1.8 25 37 14 0.6 9 93
Totals 550 5045 9.2 2605 4.7 7650 13.9 1911 3.5 921 1.7 696 1.3 444 514 404 0.7 272 2696
 

Footnotes

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