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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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2002 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2002 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.25.311.617.8 110 WON Sydney 2.38.88.1212.15 87 23 SCG Mar 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 H Brisbane 2.57.1415.1821.22 148 WON Hawthorn 2.23.64.96.10 46 102 GAB Apr 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 H Brisbane 3.48.711.1217.15 117 WON Essendon 3.24.66.109.13 67 50 GAB Apr 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Brisbane 2.36.611.714.10 94 WON Western Bulldogs 0.15.210.412.6 78 16 DOC Apr 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
5 A Brisbane 3.45.118.1210.15 75 LOST West Coast 4.17.712.1118.13 121 -46 SUB Apr 27 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
6 H Brisbane 6.610.1315.1621.20 146 WON Geelong 2.46.58.1013.11 89 57 GAB May 4 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 H Brisbane 5.312.513.1019.15 129 WON Port Adelaide 2.17.29.611.6 72 57 GAB May 12 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
8 A Brisbane 7.210.512.916.15 111 LOST Collingwood 5.18.914.1217.12 114 -3 DOC May 18 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 5.29.513.1016.13 109 WON Fremantle 4.48.69.1011.13 79 30 GAB May 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 5.36.59.614.10 94 LOST Adelaide 6.29.511.915.11 101 -7 FBP Jun 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H Brisbane 2.35.109.1216.17 113 WON St. Kilda 3.33.86.87.10 52 61 GAB Jun 9 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H Brisbane 6.312.917.1220.18 138 WON North Melbourne 5.39.515.719.9 123 15 GAB Jun 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 3.28.514.719.10 124 WON Carlton 4.57.912.1216.13 109 15 GAB Jun 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 8.311.814.1116.14 110 LOST Melbourne 2.26.713.820.11 131 -21 GAB Jul 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 A Brisbane 6.311.615.918.10 118 WON Richmond 1.23.65.87.13 55 63 DOC Jul 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 H Brisbane 4.59.913.1317.15 117 WON Sydney 3.06.39.412.7 79 38 GAB Jul 21 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 A Brisbane 1.37.615.1018.16 124 WON Hawthorn 3.26.59.510.8 68 56 MCG Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 5.29.311.516.12 108 WON Essendon 3.07.28.311.5 71 37 DOC Aug 3 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 H Brisbane 3.76.1210.1614.21 105 WON Western Bulldogs 3.45.77.109.13 67 38 GAB Aug 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 6.411.1014.1220.16 136 WON West Coast 4.27.49.813.11 89 47 GAB Aug 17 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A Brisbane 5.111.513.916.14 110 WON Geelong 0.32.64.87.13 55 55 KAR Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 1.27.28.513.6 84 LOST Port Adelaide 1.25.412.913.12 90 -6 FBP Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2QF H Brisbane 5.38.913.1117.13 115 WON Adelaide 1.42.52.95.14 44 71 GAB Sep 7 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
2PF H Brisbane 4.310.716.1021.12 138 WON Port Adelaide 4.27.511.812.10 82 56 GAB Sep 21 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
GF A Brisbane 0.44.128.1410.15 75 WON Collingwood 1.44.48.109.12 66 9 MCG Sep 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2002 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 22 297 13.5 105 4.8 402 18.3 95 4.3 0 0.0 90 4.1 23 15 49 2.2 31 325
10 Ashcroft, Marcus 25 232 9.3 148 5.9 380 15.2 120 4.8 0 0.0 34 1.4 10 14 1 0.0 2 8
20 Black, Simon 25 288 11.5 295 11.8 583 23.3 84 3.4 3 0.1 115 4.6 23 36 17 0.7 18 120
26 Bolton, Craig 6 24 4.0 18 3.0 42 7.0 9 1.5 0 0.0 6 1.0 0 4 0 0.0 1 1
37 Bradshaw, Darren 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 1 1
36 Bradshaw, Daniel 20 111 5.6 29 1.5 140 7.0 78 3.9 0 0.0 16 0.8 7 4 38 1.9 21 249
16 Brown, Jonathan 19 143 7.5 87 4.6 230 12.1 97 5.1 8 0.4 20 1.1 19 32 14 0.7 14 98
19 Charman, Jamie 20 82 4.1 57 2.9 139 7.0 60 3.0 280 14.0 35 1.8 22 25 2 0.1 1 13
30 Copeland, Robert 17 74 4.4 36 2.1 110 6.5 25 1.5 0 0.0 32 1.9 2 21 3 0.2 3 21
32 Hart, Shaun 23 178 7.7 108 4.7 286 12.4 77 3.3 0 0.0 57 2.5 11 8 8 0.3 3 51
1 Headland, Des 20 293 14.7 95 4.8 388 19.4 139 7.0 2 0.1 54 2.7 12 15 34 1.7 24 228
2 Johnson, Chris 22 203 9.2 114 5.2 317 14.4 103 4.7 0 0.0 47 2.1 18 16 7 0.3 3 45
27 Keating, Clark 12 35 2.9 33 2.8 68 5.7 19 1.6 233 19.4 12 1.0 10 12 4 0.3 2 26
44 Lappin, Nigel 18 275 15.3 167 9.3 442 24.6 92 5.1 0 0.0 74 4.1 12 14 7 0.4 12 54
23 Leppitsch, Justin 23 208 9.0 82 3.6 290 12.6 115 5.0 8 0.3 32 1.4 16 16 12 0.5 10 82
11 Lynch, Alastair 22 161 7.3 43 2.0 204 9.3 102 4.6 8 0.4 14 0.6 16 29 74 3.4 30 474
43 McDonald, Beau 15 40 2.7 50 3.3 90 6.0 30 2.0 281 18.7 21 1.4 7 9 2 0.1 4 16
9 McGrath, Ashley 9 41 4.6 12 1.3 53 5.9 17 1.9 0 0.0 18 2.0 2 5 0 0.0 0 0
25 McLaren, Dylan 3 4 1.3 7 2.3 11 3.7 3 1.0 18 6.0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
4 McRae, Craig 24 193 8.0 108 4.5 301 12.5 61 2.5 0 0.0 66 2.8 18 6 29 1.2 27 201
15 Michael, Mal 25 120 4.8 106 4.2 226 9.0 80 3.2 28 1.1 32 1.3 9 9 1 0.0 1 7
35 Morrison, Shane 3 5 1.7 5 1.7 10 3.3 3 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
8 Notting, Tim 22 148 6.7 124 5.6 272 12.4 76 3.5 7 0.3 49 2.2 12 8 14 0.6 12 96
13 Pike, Martin 25 289 11.6 134 5.4 423 16.9 125 5.0 0 0.0 69 2.8 10 20 14 0.6 13 97
6 Power, Luke 22 253 11.5 128 5.8 381 17.3 78 3.5 0 0.0 60 2.7 15 14 19 0.9 10 124
22 Scott, Chris 22 262 11.9 128 5.8 390 17.7 134 6.1 1 0.0 30 1.4 23 12 5 0.2 3 33
5 Scott, Brad 25 313 12.5 180 7.2 493 19.7 136 5.4 1 0.0 55 2.2 17 20 8 0.3 10 58
34 Shattock, Aaron 17 92 5.4 45 2.6 137 8.1 41 2.4 1 0.1 19 1.1 5 9 7 0.4 5 47
3 Voss, Michael 22 283 12.9 184 8.4 467 21.2 88 4.0 2 0.1 47 2.1 17 15 36 1.6 21 237
33 White, Darryl 21 130 6.2 83 4.0 213 10.1 86 4.1 46 2.2 39 1.9 8 11 11 0.5 3 69
Totals 550 4780 8.7 2711 4.9 7491 13.6 2174 4.0 927 1.7 1143 2.1 344 403 416 0.8 285 2781
 

Footnotes

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