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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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1995 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 1995 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.04.37.411.4 70 LOST Hawthorn 4.010.214.420.7 127 -57 WAV Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Brisbane 7.410.815.1418.18 126 WON Adelaide 4.07.711.914.15 99 27 GAB Apr 9 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
3 H Brisbane 5.87.1011.1315.14 104 WON Sydney 3.17.510.814.15 99 5 GAB Apr 16 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
4 H Brisbane 0.24.35.612.10 82 LOST Carlton 7.69.714.918.11 119 -37 GAB Apr 23 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
5 A Brisbane 4.47.611.714.12 96 LOST Richmond 3.57.813.1217.14 116 -20 MCG Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Brisbane 4.38.411.1214.16 100 LOST Essendon 5.112.516.919.14 128 -28 PRI May 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Brisbane 3.54.88.1510.15 75 LOST Melbourne 2.46.58.812.10 82 -7 MCG May 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Brisbane 9.211.914.1217.13 115 WON St. Kilda 3.08.212.714.10 94 21 GAB May 21 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
9 A Brisbane 4.25.25.58.6 54 LOST Fremantle 3.49.913.1517.18 120 -66 SUB May 28 (Sun, 4:15) Scores
10 A Brisbane 2.13.38.410.7 67 LOST West Coast 4.37.411.517.10 112 -45 SUB Jun 4 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
11 H Brisbane 3.128.2113.2617.30 132 WON Fitzroy 2.54.115.1310.14 74 58 GAB Jun 11 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
12 H Brisbane 3.34.57.1013.11 89 LOST North Melbourne 8.211.616.1120.13 133 -44 GAB Jun 25 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
13 A Brisbane 4.17.28.48.5 53 LOST Footscray 3.05.48.89.15 69 -16 WES Jul 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 4.18.412.615.8 98 LOST Geelong 4.47.1212.1615.21 111 -13 KAR Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Brisbane 3.35.88.1111.14 80 LOST Collingwood 3.410.1017.1319.15 129 -49 GAB Jul 16 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
16 H Brisbane 0.62.125.1314.20 104 WON Hawthorn 6.58.713.1014.13 97 7 GAB Jul 23 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
17 A Brisbane 1.27.210.511.10 76 WON Adelaide 0.43.45.86.10 46 30 FBP Jul 30 (Sun, 5:45) Scores
18 A Brisbane 5.413.517.1019.12 126 WON Sydney 4.29.312.717.9 111 15 SCG Aug 6 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
19 A Brisbane 2.28.69.610.11 71 LOST Carlton 5.47.710.1311.19 85 -14 PRI Aug 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 6.313.818.1124.16 160 WON Richmond 4.08.213.313.5 83 77 GAB Aug 20 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
21 H Brisbane 8.311.514.1017.14 116 WON Essendon 2.35.109.1112.12 84 32 GAB Aug 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 H Brisbane 5.38.412.616.14 110 WON Melbourne 4.47.811.1013.11 89 21 GAB Sep 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
4QF A Brisbane 2.16.39.412.5 77 LOST Carlton 5.56.89.1013.12 90 -13 MCG Sep 10 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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1995 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
35 Akermanis, Jason 17 101 5.9 65 3.8 166 9.8 30 1.8 1 0.1 15 0.9 10 12 12 0.7 8 80
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 23 234 10.2 169 7.3 403 17.5 78 3.4 0 0.0 43 1.9 24 22 10 0.4 13 73
36 Bartlett, Trent 8 40 5.0 31 3.9 71 8.9 23 2.9 0 0.0 6 0.8 7 6 1 0.1 4 10
25 Bews, Andrew 19 145 7.6 92 4.8 237 12.5 39 2.1 0 0.0 28 1.5 17 7 1 0.1 0 6
30 Bourke, Damian 6 29 4.8 11 1.8 40 6.7 14 2.3 45 7.5 1 0.2 7 18 1 0.2 1 7
1 Champion, Richard 19 170 8.9 73 3.8 243 12.8 64 3.4 2 0.1 21 1.1 25 18 6 0.3 5 41
5 Chapman, Nathan 16 125 7.8 47 2.9 172 10.8 35 2.2 1 0.1 15 0.9 20 21 1 0.1 1 7
12 Clarke, Troy 3 31 10.3 23 7.7 54 18.0 13 4.3 0 0.0 5 1.7 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
16 Clarke, Matthew 21 111 5.3 140 6.7 251 12.0 90 4.3 263 12.5 5 0.2 23 43 1 0.0 2 8
26 Corcoran, Shannon 3 14 4.7 5 1.7 19 6.3 2 0.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 2 0 0.0 1 1
20 Craven, Danny 5 38 7.6 21 4.2 59 11.8 7 1.4 0 0.0 11 2.2 4 5 0 0.0 0 0
6 Fletcher, Adrian 23 319 13.9 294 12.8 613 26.7 96 4.2 0 0.0 49 2.1 41 28 14 0.6 11 95
37 Frigo, Rudi 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 2 2
8 Gowers, Andrew 18 155 8.6 68 3.8 223 12.4 68 3.8 4 0.2 20 1.1 13 21 1 0.1 4 10
42 Green, Brent 1 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Hamilton, Shane 3 19 6.3 14 4.7 33 11.0 5 1.7 0 0.0 3 1.0 1 3 1 0.3 0 6
32 Hart, Shaun 23 307 13.3 173 7.5 480 20.9 87 3.8 1 0.0 42 1.8 18 19 32 1.4 21 213
21 Hodges, Shane 4 11 2.8 19 4.8 30 7.5 7 1.8 0 0.0 4 1.0 5 2 0 0.0 0 0
41 Kennedy, Matthew 15 110 7.3 30 2.0 140 9.3 23 1.5 5 0.3 15 1.0 10 9 4 0.3 7 31
18 Lambert, Craig 10 99 9.9 150 15.0 249 24.9 19 1.9 0 0.0 27 2.7 7 4 2 0.2 3 15
44 Lappin, Nigel 19 179 9.4 80 4.2 259 13.6 56 2.9 0 0.0 14 0.7 11 7 17 0.9 18 120
34 Lawrence, Steven 13 74 5.7 70 5.4 144 11.1 30 2.3 0 0.0 16 1.2 9 7 1 0.1 2 8
23 Leppitsch, Justin 17 96 5.6 54 3.2 150 8.8 48 2.8 3 0.2 17 1.0 9 16 4 0.2 8 32
17 Leslie, Martin 4 15 3.8 11 2.8 26 6.5 6 1.5 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 4 0 0.0 0 0
11 Lynch, Alastair 1 6 6.0 5 5.0 11 11.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1 2 2.0 0 12
28 Lyon, Ross 2 17 8.5 17 8.5 34 17.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 4 1 0 0.0 0 0
2 McAdam, Gilbert 23 249 10.8 187 8.1 436 19.0 86 3.7 3 0.1 33 1.4 20 27 14 0.6 20 104
7 McIvor, Scott 19 144 7.6 71 3.7 215 11.3 60 3.2 5 0.3 26 1.4 23 20 22 1.2 12 144
19 McLean, Michael 20 180 9.0 117 5.9 297 14.9 27 1.4 5 0.3 34 1.7 22 16 2 0.1 0 12
4 McRae, Craig 23 231 10.0 113 4.9 344 15.0 47 2.0 0 0.0 38 1.7 27 20 28 1.2 22 190
24 Merrett, Roger 19 105 5.5 24 1.3 129 6.8 52 2.7 13 0.7 17 0.9 20 23 44 2.3 14 278
38 Scott, Dion 19 103 5.4 61 3.2 164 8.6 51 2.7 60 3.2 24 1.3 9 17 19 1.0 11 125
22 Scott, Chris 14 118 8.4 65 4.6 183 13.1 57 4.1 0 0.0 10 0.7 9 18 8 0.6 12 60
9 Starcevich, Craig 9 73 8.1 25 2.8 98 10.9 40 4.4 2 0.2 2 0.2 5 11 9 1.0 10 64
3 Voss, Michael 21 285 13.6 207 9.9 492 23.4 88 4.2 0 0.0 30 1.4 17 15 30 1.4 15 195
33 White, Darryl 22 169 7.7 122 5.5 291 13.2 100 4.5 15 0.7 39 1.8 15 23 29 1.3 17 191
Totals 483 4107 8.5 2655 5.5 6762 14.0 1461 3.0 429 0.9 628 1.3 441 467 316 0.7 245 2141
 

Footnotes

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