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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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1990 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 1990 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 4.37.513.1419.19 133 WON Richmond 2.46.97.1210.14 74 59 CRR Mar 31 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2 A Brisbane 1.53.54.88.11 59 LOST Fitzroy 2.25.911.1313.20 98 -39 PRI Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Brisbane 4.19.512.814.11 95 LOST North Melbourne 5.411.615.1017.11 113 -18 CRR Apr 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Brisbane 2.43.53.75.8 38 LOST Hawthorn 3.27.413.818.12 120 -82 PRI Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Brisbane 3.25.78.98.13 61 LOST Melbourne 5.16.314.519.11 125 -64 CRR Apr 28 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
6 A Brisbane 3.16.39.312.8 80 LOST Geelong 7.211.415.1123.13 151 -71 KAR May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Brisbane 3.29.412.1014.12 96 WON Sydney 3.36.59.513.10 88 8 CRR May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Brisbane 2.15.46.79.9 63 LOST West Coast 4.98.1314.1916.26 122 -59 SUB May 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 3.23.44.78.8 56 LOST Footscray 0.17.513.1019.11 125 -69 CRR May 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
10 A Brisbane 2.33.46.810.11 71 LOST St. Kilda 6.614.1119.1921.22 148 -77 MOO Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Brisbane 2.34.38.810.13 73 LOST Collingwood 4.59.1011.1215.17 107 -34 CRR Jun 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 A Brisbane 1.76.119.1711.23 89 LOST Carlton 6.210.617.724.14 158 -69 PRI Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 2.22.85.107.13 55 LOST Essendon 4.39.710.1015.19 109 -54 CRR Jun 23 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
14 A Brisbane 2.04.19.410.11 71 LOST Richmond 8.611.1115.1622.21 153 -82 MCG Jul 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 H Brisbane 5.17.412.517.9 111 WON Fitzroy 2.27.38.79.8 62 49 CRR Jul 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Brisbane 5.35.66.97.12 54 LOST North Melbourne 1.39.510.1013.12 90 -36 MCG Jul 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Brisbane 5.210.313.614.11 95 LOST Hawthorn 1.77.1013.1216.14 110 -15 CRR Jul 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 3.14.18.39.6 60 LOST Melbourne 2.49.89.1210.13 73 -13 WAV Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Brisbane 5.313.620.925.13 163 WON Geelong 4.45.79.914.13 97 66 CRR Aug 11 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
20 A Brisbane 3.44.77.117.13 55 LOST Sydney 1.63.114.1511.20 86 -31 SCG Aug 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 H Brisbane 1.25.57.88.11 59 LOST West Coast 4.49.711.1014.16 100 -41 CRR Aug 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 1.04.29.215.6 96 LOST Footscray 5.810.1313.1616.21 117 -21 WES Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1990 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 13 116 8.9 103 7.9 219 16.8 38 2.9 2 0.2 23 1.8 9 14 11 0.8 7 73
22 Bain, David 22 389 17.7 156 7.1 545 24.8 90 4.1 0 0.0 29 1.3 29 21 14 0.6 8 92
25 Campbell, Matthew 5 70 14.0 35 7.0 105 21.0 14 2.8 0 0.0 4 0.8 5 5 8 1.6 3 51
39 Capper, Warwick 5 26 5.2 11 2.2 37 7.4 19 3.8 1 0.2 2 0.4 3 5 10 2.0 6 66
44 Carlson, Darren 4 30 7.5 32 8.0 62 15.5 5 1.3 0 0.0 4 1.0 7 2 1 0.3 0 6
23 Caton, Kevin 8 56 7.0 10 1.3 66 8.3 21 2.6 0 0.0 5 0.6 1 3 9 1.1 17 71
40 Davidson, Peter 7 81 11.6 70 10.0 151 21.6 30 4.3 0 0.0 12 1.7 8 7 3 0.4 0 18
26 Eade, Rodney 5 68 13.6 22 4.4 90 18.0 19 3.8 0 0.0 5 1.0 4 6 1 0.2 0 6
19 Edwards, Bradley 10 64 6.4 42 4.2 106 10.6 29 2.9 18 1.8 10 1.0 8 13 0 0.0 0 0
4 Gastev, John 20 270 13.5 183 9.2 453 22.7 90 4.5 1 0.1 32 1.6 24 23 13 0.7 6 84
38 Gibson, Michael 11 89 8.1 88 8.0 177 16.1 48 4.4 0 0.0 6 0.5 12 10 1 0.1 2 8
5 Hardie, Brad 20 246 12.3 62 3.1 308 15.4 59 3.0 0 0.0 12 0.6 23 29 37 1.9 40 262
47 Harris, Bernie 7 89 12.7 35 5.0 124 17.7 19 2.7 0 0.0 10 1.4 11 10 9 1.3 10 64
49 Harris, Ben 2 8 4.0 5 2.5 13 6.5 4 2.0 1 0.5 2 1.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
32 Hart, Shaun 11 52 4.7 43 3.9 95 8.6 14 1.3 0 0.0 14 1.3 7 7 2 0.2 6 18
9 Ishchenko, Alex 20 121 6.1 139 7.0 260 13.0 135 6.8 255 12.8 6 0.3 32 36 11 0.6 3 69
35 Keane, Gavin 7 91 13.0 32 4.6 123 17.6 28 4.0 0 0.0 5 0.7 17 11 0 0.0 0 0
36 Kennedy, Michael 8 71 8.9 46 5.8 117 14.6 16 2.0 0 0.0 18 2.3 12 10 0 0.0 0 0
41 Kennedy, Matthew 12 64 5.3 52 4.3 116 9.7 29 2.4 1 0.1 5 0.4 8 12 0 0.0 2 2
17 Leslie, Martin 22 239 10.9 200 9.1 439 20.0 115 5.2 4 0.2 23 1.0 34 36 3 0.1 0 18
16 Lester-Smith, Rod 7 60 8.6 32 4.6 92 13.1 31 4.4 0 0.0 6 0.9 8 2 3 0.4 4 22
7 McIvor, Scott 21 284 13.5 205 9.8 489 23.3 115 5.5 4 0.2 34 1.6 29 30 8 0.4 8 56
24 Merrett, Roger 17 156 9.2 81 4.8 237 13.9 104 6.1 16 0.9 17 1.0 31 44 35 2.1 25 235
1 Mickan, Mark 2 13 6.5 3 1.5 16 8.0 6 3.0 15 7.5 1 0.5 3 0 0 0.0 1 1
28 O'Brien, Cameron 5 34 6.8 15 3.0 49 9.8 24 4.8 4 0.8 2 0.4 5 6 8 1.6 2 50
31 O'Keeffe, David 14 106 7.6 67 4.8 173 12.4 49 3.5 0 0.0 10 0.7 17 16 2 0.1 6 18
15 O'Sullivan, Chris 2 1 0.5 3 1.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
11 Phillips, Brenton 1 4 4.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 6
3 Reynoldson, Steve 10 58 5.8 81 8.1 139 13.9 45 4.5 27 2.7 6 0.6 5 6 4 0.4 0 24
8 Richardson, Mike 22 318 14.5 165 7.5 483 22.0 117 5.3 0 0.0 22 1.0 31 23 10 0.5 8 68
27 Roberts, Mark 18 162 9.0 88 4.9 250 13.9 66 3.7 9 0.5 15 0.8 16 24 8 0.4 11 59
6 Rowe, Brad 10 96 9.6 38 3.8 134 13.4 17 1.7 0 0.0 11 1.1 6 14 9 0.9 9 63
20 Sim, Lachlan 8 56 7.0 29 3.6 85 10.6 10 1.3 0 0.0 10 1.3 8 3 3 0.4 0 18
42 Solomon, Jonathan 2 5 2.5 5 2.5 10 5.0 3 1.5 3 1.5 3 1.5 2 0 1 0.5 0 6
29 Taylor, Andrew 7 50 7.1 32 4.6 82 11.7 23 3.3 4 0.6 11 1.6 5 6 6 0.9 3 39
14 Umbers, Richard 4 15 3.8 14 3.5 29 7.3 8 2.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 3 1 0 0.0 3 3
18 Walsh, Phil 10 134 13.4 94 9.4 228 22.8 48 4.8 0 0.0 11 1.1 14 13 4 0.4 4 28
46 Wearne, David 8 89 11.1 40 5.0 129 16.1 22 2.8 0 0.0 4 0.5 5 4 0 0.0 1 1
2 Williams, Mark 11 135 12.3 72 6.5 207 18.8 26 2.4 4 0.4 26 2.4 17 16 7 0.6 11 53
48 Windsor, Ray 6 28 4.7 17 2.8 45 7.5 8 1.3 0 0.0 3 0.5 5 11 3 0.5 2 20
37 Withers, Mark 14 173 12.4 124 8.9 297 21.2 33 2.4 0 0.0 17 1.2 20 11 1 0.1 3 9
21 Zanotti, Mark 22 306 13.9 113 5.1 419 19.0 92 4.2 0 0.0 10 0.5 40 38 1 0.0 4 10
Totals 440 4523 10.3 2689 6.1 7212 16.4 1670 3.8 369 0.8 451 1.0 525 534 247 0.6 215 1697
 

Footnotes

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