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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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2000 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2000 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.107.1111.1316.16 112 LOST Carlton 5.211.817.1622.20 152 -40 PRI Mar 13 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 A Brisbane 2.210.513.1021.13 139 WON Western Bulldogs 7.29.512.817.8 110 29 DOC Mar 19 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
3 A Brisbane 3.310.913.1215.13 103 LOST Hawthorn 6.48.911.1216.14 110 -7 MCG Mar 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Brisbane 3.38.69.1315.16 106 LOST Port Adelaide 4.410.716.923.11 149 -43 FBP Apr 2 (Sun, 1:40) Scores
5 H Brisbane 5.58.1313.1717.20 122 WON Adelaide 3.19.511.913.14 92 30 GAB Apr 8 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
6 A Brisbane 6.49.811.1115.15 105 WON St. Kilda 1.34.78.99.12 66 39 DOC Apr 15 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 A Brisbane 2.56.69.915.10 100 LOST Fremantle 2.28.311.817.9 111 -11 SUB Apr 25 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
8 H Brisbane 3.35.48.89.9 63 LOST Essendon 3.59.813.1119.13 127 -64 GAB May 1 (Mon, 7:40) Scores
9 H Brisbane 7.28.614.822.14 146 WON Collingwood 6.010.115.518.9 117 29 GAB May 7 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
10 A Brisbane 6.48.98.1511.18 84 LOST Melbourne 3.38.510.815.12 102 -18 DOC May 15 (Mon, 7:00) Scores
11 A Brisbane 3.36.511.816.14 110 WON Sydney 7.311.613.915.17 107 3 SCG May 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
12 H Brisbane 5.19.813.914.15 99 LOST Richmond 8.010.214.617.9 111 -12 GAB May 27 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
13 H Brisbane 5.512.719.827.11 173 WON West Coast 5.46.811.913.11 89 84 GAB Jun 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
14 A Brisbane 4.28.310.717.10 112 LOST North Melbourne 3.313.716.1117.14 116 -4 DOC Jun 9 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A Brisbane 7.29.414.620.8 128 WON Geelong 2.23.84.137.17 59 69 KAR Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Brisbane 2.44.815.817.10 112 LOST Carlton 6.315.819.1323.18 156 -44 GAB Jun 25 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
17 H Brisbane 7.813.1114.1520.18 138 WON Western Bulldogs 2.13.49.911.15 81 57 GAB Jul 2 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
18 H Brisbane 3.47.610.916.10 106 LOST Hawthorn 3.58.915.1118.16 124 -18 GAB Jul 9 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
19 H Brisbane 4.18.414.618.12 120 WON Port Adelaide 3.15.56.87.11 53 67 GAB Jul 16 (Sun, 12:40) Scores
20 A Brisbane 4.57.713.817.13 115 WON Adelaide 2.35.86.1111.12 78 37 FBP Jul 23 (Sun, 1:40) Scores
21 H Brisbane 3.111.317.1023.15 153 WON St. Kilda 4.56.88.98.15 63 90 GAB Jul 29 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 H Brisbane 5.410.1016.1623.18 156 WON Fremantle 2.25.46.47.7 49 107 GAB Aug 5 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2EF H Brisbane 3.67.1011.1515.20 110 WON Western Bulldogs 3.35.77.1310.16 76 34 GAB Aug 12 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
2SF A Brisbane 3.14.49.410.9 69 LOST Carlton 3.310.518.923.13 151 -82 MCG Aug 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2000 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 21 322 15.3 138 6.6 460 21.9 107 5.1 0 0.0 36 1.7 17 17 26 1.2 13 169
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 21 227 10.8 146 7.0 373 17.8 81 3.9 0 0.0 40 1.9 17 16 14 0.7 11 95
20 Black, Simon 19 273 14.4 181 9.5 454 23.9 61 3.2 5 0.3 62 3.3 19 27 16 0.8 12 108
26 Bolton, Craig 15 120 8.0 41 2.7 161 10.7 54 3.6 0 0.0 6 0.4 7 4 7 0.5 4 46
36 Bradshaw, Daniel 19 129 6.8 38 2.0 167 8.8 91 4.8 9 0.5 15 0.8 10 7 56 2.9 26 362
16 Brown, Jonathan 13 82 6.3 41 3.2 123 9.5 47 3.6 22 1.7 11 0.8 11 11 5 0.4 2 32
30 Carey, Stefan 3 11 3.7 5 1.7 16 5.3 7 2.3 6 2.0 1 0.3 0 3 1 0.3 0 6
1 Champion, Richard 8 52 6.5 28 3.5 80 10.0 19 2.4 2 0.3 11 1.4 6 6 2 0.3 2 14
38 Clarke, Nathan 4 24 6.0 18 4.5 42 10.5 18 4.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 0 3 3 0.8 1 19
21 Cupido, Damian 6 27 4.5 8 1.3 35 5.8 16 2.7 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1 6 1.0 5 41
32 Hart, Shaun 24 264 11.0 142 5.9 406 16.9 97 4.0 1 0.0 52 2.2 16 16 14 0.6 15 99
19 Headland, Des 9 48 5.3 24 2.7 72 8.0 22 2.4 0 0.0 16 1.8 1 5 2 0.2 6 18
31 Heuskes, Adam 14 155 11.1 71 5.1 226 16.1 81 5.8 2 0.1 10 0.7 13 14 4 0.3 1 25
2 Johnson, Chris 21 159 7.6 121 5.8 280 13.3 84 4.0 1 0.0 24 1.1 21 20 6 0.3 4 40
41 Kennedy, Matthew 9 54 6.0 22 2.4 76 8.4 19 2.1 8 0.9 14 1.6 5 5 1 0.1 0 6
45 Knobel, Trent 10 11 1.1 19 1.9 30 3.0 10 1.0 93 9.3 5 0.5 5 4 0 0.0 1 1
18 Lambert, Craig 12 69 5.8 98 8.2 167 13.9 12 1.0 1 0.1 17 1.4 4 13 1 0.1 3 9
44 Lappin, Nigel 24 337 14.0 179 7.5 516 21.5 107 4.5 5 0.2 33 1.4 18 12 16 0.7 12 108
15 Lawrence, Steven 17 157 9.2 100 5.9 257 15.1 78 4.6 0 0.0 17 1.0 21 12 5 0.3 7 37
23 Leppitsch, Justin 22 207 9.4 127 5.8 334 15.2 125 5.7 7 0.3 29 1.3 17 18 11 0.5 12 78
11 Lynch, Alastair 22 184 8.4 49 2.2 233 10.6 124 5.6 13 0.6 17 0.8 21 32 68 3.1 25 433
17 Martin, Michael 10 107 10.7 33 3.3 140 14.0 35 3.5 0 0.0 14 1.4 2 7 0 0.0 1 1
43 McDonald, Beau 22 111 5.0 64 2.9 175 8.0 71 3.2 488 22.2 32 1.5 14 31 7 0.3 11 53
25 McKinnon, Martin 4 29 7.3 19 4.8 48 12.0 16 4.0 0 0.0 6 1.5 1 3 4 1.0 5 29
4 McRae, Craig 16 164 10.3 69 4.3 233 14.6 48 3.0 0 0.0 28 1.8 15 11 9 0.6 11 65
7 Molloy, Jarrod 24 198 8.3 87 3.6 285 11.9 72 3.0 11 0.5 32 1.3 13 28 30 1.3 18 198
8 Notting, Tim 11 72 6.5 58 5.3 130 11.8 38 3.5 10 0.9 11 1.0 8 8 5 0.5 3 33
24 Picken, Marcus 6 37 6.2 11 1.8 48 8.0 13 2.2 3 0.5 1 0.2 3 2 4 0.7 2 26
6 Power, Luke 22 260 11.8 136 6.2 396 18.0 70 3.2 1 0.0 47 2.1 24 15 52 2.4 19 331
28 Robbins, Ben 9 48 5.3 43 4.8 91 10.1 16 1.8 0 0.0 12 1.3 5 2 4 0.4 3 27
29 Rusca, Shannon 2 8 4.0 7 3.5 15 7.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
22 Scott, Chris 21 274 13.0 135 6.4 409 19.5 137 6.5 4 0.2 48 2.3 22 24 7 0.3 5 47
34 Shattock, Aaron 9 36 4.0 32 3.6 68 7.6 15 1.7 0 0.0 9 1.0 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
3 Voss, Michael 23 318 13.8 232 10.1 550 23.9 103 4.5 3 0.1 64 2.8 25 21 14 0.6 16 100
13 Voss, Brett 13 71 5.5 56 4.3 127 9.8 35 2.7 5 0.4 9 0.7 3 3 6 0.5 0 36
33 White, Darryl 23 212 9.2 114 5.0 326 14.2 106 4.6 76 3.3 41 1.8 25 19 3 0.1 0 18
Totals 528 4857 9.2 2692 5.1 7549 14.3 2036 3.9 776 1.5 781 1.5 395 423 409 0.8 256 2710
 

Footnotes

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