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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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2005 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2005 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 4.110.514.518.8 116 WON St. Kilda 2.46.612.1113.15 93 23 GAB Mar 24 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
2 A Brisbane 3.44.45.511.7 73 LOST Port Adelaide 3.04.49.811.9 75 -2 FBP Apr 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
3 H Brisbane 1.54.1010.1411.15 81 LOST Sydney 1.32.46.613.9 87 -6 GAB Apr 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Brisbane 4.05.36.710.9 69 LOST Hawthorn 4.210.414.518.7 115 -46 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Brisbane 3.26.38.1012.12 84 LOST West Coast 4.413.917.1423.19 157 -73 GAB Apr 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
6 A Brisbane 7.013.319.621.10 136 WON Essendon 3.26.611.1412.16 88 48 DOC Apr 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 H Brisbane 1.35.89.1312.15 87 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.39.910.1615.20 110 -23 GAB May 7 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 A Brisbane 2.07.110.311.6 72 WON Adelaide 1.21.55.118.15 63 9 FBP May 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 6.58.510.912.11 83 LOST Richmond 4.57.99.1312.15 87 -4 GAB May 21 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
10 H Brisbane 2.65.98.1113.15 93 LOST North Melbourne 6.17.512.717.10 112 -19 GAB May 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 A Brisbane 2.27.810.1115.16 106 WON Fremantle 4.26.67.610.7 67 39 SUB Jun 4 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
12 A Brisbane 4.511.617.1121.14 140 WON Carlton 3.38.410.712.10 82 58 DOC Jun 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 4.38.1014.1217.14 116 WON Geelong 3.24.45.86.11 47 69 GAB Jun 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 7.210.518.825.16 166 WON Melbourne 3.68.911.1213.14 92 74 GAB Jul 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 H Brisbane 3.78.1213.1519.19 133 WON Collingwood 0.30.73.97.13 55 78 GAB Jul 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 A Brisbane 1.34.86.1013.10 88 LOST West Coast 8.310.713.817.9 111 -23 SUB Jul 16 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
17 H Brisbane 5.38.911.1117.12 114 WON Essendon 1.74.910.1314.17 101 13 GAB Jul 23 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 3.57.912.1218.15 123 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.613.714.1023.13 151 -28 DOC Jul 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 H Brisbane 2.27.412.818.13 121 WON Hawthorn 2.36.99.1311.14 80 41 GAB Aug 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
20 A Brisbane 2.23.35.36.4 40 LOST Sydney 6.111.514.619.10 124 -84 STA Aug 14 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 H Brisbane 2.05.26.77.9 51 LOST Port Adelaide 4.47.69.1211.15 81 -30 GAB Aug 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 2.25.36.57.5 47 LOST St. Kilda 5.414.820.1628.18 186 -139 DOC Aug 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
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2005 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
7 Adcock, Jed 22 160 7.3 117 5.3 277 12.6 93 4.2 0 0.0 49 2.2 19 9 4 0.2 2 26
12 Akermanis, Jason 21 295 14.0 146 7.0 441 21.0 71 3.4 1 0.0 90 4.3 27 21 25 1.2 22 172
34 Attard, Jayden 2 2 1.0 5 2.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
46 Baird, Travis 2 5 2.5 5 2.5 10 5.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 5 2.5 3 2 1 0.5 0 6
20 Black, Simon 18 213 11.8 183 10.2 396 22.0 50 2.8 1 0.1 48 2.7 15 13 10 0.6 8 68
36 Bradshaw, Daniel 19 156 8.2 55 2.9 211 11.1 124 6.5 3 0.2 28 1.5 9 5 42 2.2 21 273
17 Brennan, Jared 5 28 5.6 19 3.8 47 9.4 16 3.2 2 0.4 4 0.8 5 4 5 1.0 2 32
16 Brown, Jonathan 14 142 10.1 96 6.9 238 17.0 103 7.4 2 0.1 19 1.4 24 12 33 2.4 19 217
19 Charman, Jamie 9 50 5.6 31 3.4 81 9.0 33 3.7 140 15.6 15 1.7 13 19 3 0.3 1 19
30 Copeland, Robert 15 88 5.9 54 3.6 142 9.5 31 2.1 0 0.0 59 3.9 14 22 4 0.3 0 24
18 Corrie, Anthony 19 151 7.9 53 2.8 204 10.7 64 3.4 0 0.0 56 2.9 8 15 22 1.2 11 143
39 Drummond, Josh 14 144 10.3 54 3.9 198 14.1 70 5.0 1 0.1 14 1.0 4 7 8 0.6 2 50
2 Johnson, Chris 22 243 11.0 123 5.6 366 16.6 122 5.5 1 0.0 48 2.2 23 22 6 0.3 5 41
27 Keating, Clark 15 61 4.1 47 3.1 108 7.2 31 2.1 196 13.1 24 1.6 14 13 10 0.7 7 67
44 Lappin, Nigel 16 220 13.8 147 9.2 367 22.9 76 4.8 1 0.1 49 3.1 13 9 8 0.5 5 53
23 Leppitsch, Justin 14 144 10.3 80 5.7 224 16.0 80 5.7 2 0.1 29 2.1 14 9 0 0.0 0 0
4 Logan, Tom 3 11 3.7 7 2.3 18 6.0 2 0.7 0 0.0 3 1.0 3 1 0 0.0 1 1
26 MacDonald, Joel 18 135 7.5 101 5.6 236 13.1 69 3.8 0 0.0 18 1.0 4 12 3 0.2 2 20
9 McGrath, Ashley 21 123 5.9 58 2.8 181 8.6 43 2.0 0 0.0 48 2.3 12 19 35 1.7 15 225
25 McLaren, Dylan 17 56 3.3 74 4.4 130 7.6 40 2.4 233 13.7 32 1.9 19 11 4 0.2 3 27
21 Merrett, Daniel 15 48 3.2 43 2.9 91 6.1 40 2.7 43 2.9 19 1.3 7 15 13 0.9 9 87
15 Michael, Mal 22 131 6.0 65 3.0 196 8.9 84 3.8 19 0.9 24 1.1 13 10 1 0.0 0 6
10 Moody, Matthew 6 28 4.7 19 3.2 47 7.8 22 3.7 0 0.0 2 0.3 6 4 3 0.5 2 20
8 Notting, Tim 21 196 9.3 146 7.0 342 16.3 113 5.4 3 0.1 37 1.8 6 15 14 0.7 13 97
13 Pike, Martin 9 61 6.8 33 3.7 94 10.4 25 2.8 1 0.1 18 2.0 2 5 3 0.3 4 22
6 Power, Luke 20 314 15.7 131 6.6 445 22.3 88 4.4 0 0.0 65 3.3 19 11 12 0.6 9 81
35 Rischitelli, Michael 3 11 3.7 2 0.7 13 4.3 3 1.0 0 0.0 7 2.3 0 1 2 0.7 0 12
32 Ryswyk, Leigh 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
22 Scott, Chris 13 110 8.5 34 2.6 144 11.1 68 5.2 0 0.0 23 1.8 10 12 10 0.8 8 68
5 Scott, Brad 17 115 6.8 92 5.4 207 12.2 55 3.2 1 0.1 14 0.8 8 6 2 0.1 1 13
28 Selwood, Troy 17 115 6.8 56 3.3 171 10.1 66 3.9 0 0.0 54 3.2 25 13 2 0.1 4 16
29 Sherman, Justin 19 162 8.5 91 4.8 253 13.3 80 4.2 0 0.0 45 2.4 3 13 13 0.7 10 88
24 Spaanderman, Llane 3 8 2.7 4 1.3 12 4.0 4 1.3 4 1.3 1 0.3 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
3 Voss, Michael 21 241 11.5 201 9.6 442 21.0 92 4.4 1 0.0 49 2.3 13 23 12 0.6 4 76
33 White, Darryl 10 69 6.9 38 3.8 107 10.7 42 4.2 4 0.4 16 1.6 8 9 3 0.3 1 19
31 Wood, Cameron 1 3 3.0 4 4.0 7 7.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 484 4042 8.4 2415 5.0 6457 13.3 1908 3.9 667 1.4 1021 2.1 365 365 314 0.6 191 2075
 

Footnotes

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