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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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2001 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2001 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.37.511.514.9 93 LOST Port Adelaide 0.33.713.1214.15 99 -6 FBP Mar 31 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2 H Brisbane 3.87.1313.1417.16 118 WON North Melbourne 2.36.67.88.10 58 60 GAB Apr 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Brisbane 3.36.58.714.10 94 LOST Richmond 3.45.813.1117.14 116 -22 MCG Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Brisbane 2.36.610.1112.15 87 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.310.715.921.14 140 -53 DOC Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Brisbane 3.49.912.1525.21 171 WON Fremantle 6.28.415.619.8 122 49 GAB Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Brisbane 6.212.715.1217.14 116 WON Geelong 2.23.36.58.13 61 55 GAB May 5 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 A Brisbane 4.66.1211.1515.22 112 WON Sydney 3.28.512.612.8 80 32 SCG May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Brisbane 2.33.78.119.14 68 LOST Carlton 3.410.816.1021.16 142 -74 PRI May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 7.210.815.1018.14 122 LOST Adelaide 6.49.816.919.13 127 -5 GAB May 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
10 H Brisbane 3.47.610.815.12 102 WON Essendon 1.42.76.1210.14 74 28 GAB Jun 2 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
11 A Brisbane 2.55.78.1311.18 84 WON West Coast 3.17.29.59.8 62 22 SUB Jun 9 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
12 A Brisbane 5.19.616.823.10 148 WON Melbourne 3.46.810.1014.15 99 49 GAB Jun 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 1.37.812.1420.20 140 WON Hawthorn 2.34.57.58.5 53 87 GAB Jun 29 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 H Brisbane 4.69.914.1117.17 119 WON St. Kilda 2.42.56.79.8 62 57 GAB Jul 7 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
15 A Brisbane 7.19.412.1219.15 129 WON Collingwood 3.59.611.616.7 103 26 MCG Jul 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Brisbane 4.410.712.1213.16 94 WON Port Adelaide 2.42.86.108.12 60 34 GAB Jul 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
17 A Brisbane 5.19.215.1021.10 136 WON North Melbourne 5.211.416.518.7 115 21 DOC Jul 28 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
18 H Brisbane 4.48.1013.1619.22 136 WON Western Bulldogs 3.45.712.1015.13 103 33 GAB Aug 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 H Brisbane 4.510.614.1019.14 128 WON Richmond 1.14.410.515.7 97 31 GAB Aug 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Brisbane 5.39.815.921.12 138 WON Fremantle 4.45.911.1112.15 87 51 SUB Aug 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A Brisbane 2.28.515.1016.14 110 WON Geelong 4.56.97.129.13 67 43 KAR Aug 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 H Brisbane 4.36.79.1313.15 93 WON Sydney 4.25.47.69.8 62 31 GAB Sep 1 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2QF H Brisbane 1.63.98.1412.16 88 WON Port Adelaide 2.07.18.38.8 56 32 GAB Sep 8 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
2PF H Brisbane 6.112.616.1120.16 136 WON Richmond 4.16.47.510.8 68 68 GAB Sep 22 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
GF A Brisbane 3.75.1011.1215.18 108 WON Essendon 3.28.69.812.10 82 26 MCG Sep 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2001 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 24 332 13.8 178 7.4 510 21.3 103 4.3 0 0.0 61 2.5 23 22 28 1.2 20 188
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 25 221 8.8 204 8.2 425 17.0 103 4.1 0 0.0 45 1.8 21 10 5 0.2 2 32
20 Black, Simon 25 308 12.3 312 12.5 620 24.8 78 3.1 1 0.0 121 4.8 17 23 23 0.9 17 155
26 Bolton, Craig 8 48 6.0 33 4.1 81 10.1 23 2.9 1 0.1 8 1.0 4 2 3 0.4 2 20
36 Bradshaw, Daniel 20 140 7.0 50 2.5 190 9.5 107 5.4 10 0.5 19 1.0 9 13 46 2.3 29 305
16 Brown, Jonathan 25 217 8.7 130 5.2 347 13.9 157 6.3 17 0.7 31 1.2 27 37 38 1.5 22 250
19 Charman, Jamie 2 3 1.5 3 1.5 6 3.0 2 1.0 15 7.5 0 0.0 1 6 0 0.0 0 0
38 Clarke, Nathan 2 10 5.0 7 3.5 17 8.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 2 1 0.5 1 7
30 Copeland, Robert 17 93 5.5 27 1.6 120 7.1 37 2.2 3 0.2 26 1.5 5 13 7 0.4 4 46
21 Cupido, Damian 7 63 9.0 18 2.6 81 11.6 25 3.6 0 0.0 11 1.6 2 2 10 1.4 7 67
14 Hadley, Richard 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
32 Hart, Shaun 19 195 10.3 94 4.9 289 15.2 62 3.3 1 0.1 34 1.8 15 11 8 0.4 7 55
1 Headland, Des 20 147 7.4 51 2.6 198 9.9 52 2.6 0 0.0 38 1.9 8 5 11 0.6 15 81
2 Johnson, Chris 21 234 11.1 137 6.5 371 17.7 105 5.0 3 0.1 35 1.7 18 17 4 0.2 9 33
27 Keating, Clark 20 70 3.5 51 2.6 121 6.1 47 2.4 367 18.4 25 1.3 9 18 15 0.8 9 99
41 Kennedy, Matthew 8 29 3.6 15 1.9 44 5.5 20 2.5 8 1.0 7 0.9 3 4 0 0.0 0 0
45 Knobel, Trent 3 0 0.0 10 3.3 10 3.3 2 0.7 21 7.0 3 1.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
44 Lappin, Nigel 25 383 15.3 232 9.3 615 24.6 157 6.3 2 0.1 51 2.0 12 9 26 1.0 19 175
23 Leppitsch, Justin 11 69 6.3 35 3.2 104 9.5 43 3.9 0 0.0 4 0.4 8 7 6 0.5 3 39
11 Lynch, Alastair 23 154 6.7 59 2.6 213 9.3 93 4.0 5 0.2 18 0.8 20 34 58 2.5 34 382
43 McDonald, Beau 23 73 3.2 65 2.8 138 6.0 31 1.3 392 17.0 34 1.5 10 16 7 0.3 2 44
9 McGrath, Ashley 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
25 McLaren, Dylan 2 7 3.5 5 2.5 12 6.0 3 1.5 19 9.5 2 1.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
4 McRae, Craig 19 145 7.6 64 3.4 209 11.0 52 2.7 0 0.0 28 1.5 13 9 21 1.1 20 146
15 Michael, Mal 24 89 3.7 119 5.0 208 8.7 64 2.7 14 0.6 23 1.0 22 14 2 0.1 3 15
8 Notting, Tim 24 221 9.2 187 7.8 408 17.0 124 5.2 14 0.6 32 1.3 8 13 25 1.0 25 175
24 Picken, Marcus 8 77 9.6 22 2.8 99 12.4 37 4.6 0 0.0 15 1.9 2 3 3 0.4 4 22
13 Pike, Martin 22 185 8.4 100 4.5 285 13.0 75 3.4 2 0.1 32 1.5 5 14 6 0.3 8 44
6 Power, Luke 15 131 8.7 64 4.3 195 13.0 41 2.7 0 0.0 29 1.9 10 5 16 1.1 17 113
28 Robbins, Ben 11 71 6.5 77 7.0 148 13.5 24 2.2 0 0.0 20 1.8 6 6 2 0.2 2 14
5 Scott, Brad 22 196 8.9 108 4.9 304 13.8 84 3.8 0 0.0 44 2.0 13 11 14 0.6 4 88
22 Scott, Chris 20 275 13.8 121 6.1 396 19.8 142 7.1 2 0.1 31 1.6 19 14 8 0.4 7 55
34 Shattock, Aaron 6 30 5.0 18 3.0 48 8.0 16 2.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 5 2 0 0.0 0 0
3 Voss, Michael 25 363 14.5 240 9.6 603 24.1 98 3.9 0 0.0 67 2.7 21 13 21 0.8 19 145
33 White, Darryl 22 211 9.6 130 5.9 341 15.5 116 5.3 19 0.9 31 1.4 10 24 1 0.0 1 7
Totals 550 4794 8.7 2967 5.4 7761 14.1 2126 3.9 916 1.7 932 1.7 350 384 415 0.8 313 2803
 

Footnotes

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