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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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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 2.15.314.614.11 95 WON West Coast 6.29.411.813.8 86 9 GAB Mar 28 (Sat, 6:10) Scores
2 A Brisbane 3.34.610.815.10 100 LOST Carlton 3.211.513.818.11 119 -19 DOC Apr 4 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
3 H Brisbane 4.410.612.915.10 100 WON Sydney 1.24.57.109.13 67 33 GAB Apr 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 H Brisbane 6.29.410.810.13 73 LOST Collingwood 2.47.69.1013.12 90 -17 GAB Apr 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 A Brisbane 0.23.34.35.3 33 LOST Geelong 5.413.815.1118.18 126 -93 KAR Apr 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
6 H Brisbane 5.210.212.617.9 111 WON Essendon 1.33.85.129.14 68 43 GAB May 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 A Brisbane 1.47.59.715.7 97 WON Richmond 4.57.68.1010.11 71 26 MCG May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Brisbane 3.46.413.718.11 119 WON Adelaide 5.57.89.912.11 83 36 GAB May 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 A Brisbane 1.05.110.313.3 81 LOST St. Kilda 4.25.98.1214.13 97 -16 DOC May 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 4.28.612.815.9 99 WON North Melbourne 3.36.59.712.9 81 18 DOC May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Brisbane 2.25.59.716.10 106 LOST Carlton 3.67.1013.1316.16 112 -6 GAB Jun 6 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
12 A Brisbane 2.43.97.1313.15 93 WON Hawthorn 3.36.57.77.9 51 42 YOR Jun 14 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 3.49.713.1316.15 111 WON Melbourne 2.02.22.58.8 56 55 GAB Jun 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 2.46.711.1111.14 80 LOST Port Adelaide 2.210.313.619.14 128 -48 FBP Jul 4 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
15 H Brisbane 3.410.712.1016.12 108 WON Geelong 3.26.57.99.11 65 43 GAB Jul 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 A Brisbane 1.13.37.79.8 62 WON Fremantle 2.34.46.57.5 47 15 SUB Jul 18 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
17 H Brisbane 5.27.814.917.14 116 WON North Melbourne 3.25.48.611.9 75 41 GAB Jul 25 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 4.17.47.68.7 55 LOST Collingwood 2.44.89.1412.23 95 -40 MCG Aug 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Brisbane 3.36.68.1012.15 87 DRAW Essendon 4.36.511.713.9 87 0 MCG Aug 8 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 2.34.88.812.12 84 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.210.513.1015.12 102 -18 GAB Aug 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 H Brisbane 3.27.512.816.11 107 WON Port Adelaide 10.010.414.514.8 92 15 GAB Aug 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 3.510.813.915.10 100 WON Sydney 3.46.611.714.8 92 8 SCG Aug 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2EF H Brisbane 4.48.710.1016.15 111 WON Carlton 5.48.614.1015.14 104 7 GAB Sep 5 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
2SF A Brisbane 0.63.75.78.8 56 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.26.611.816.11 107 -51 MCG Sep 11 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
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2009 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 16 162 10.1 152 9.5 314 19.6 79 4.9 0 0.0 68 4.3 12 8 4 0.3 1 25
37 Austin, Matt 8 50 6.3 22 2.8 72 9.0 31 3.9 0 0.0 14 1.8 7 1 2 0.3 2 14
20 Black, Simon 23 256 11.1 328 14.3 584 25.4 66 2.9 3 0.1 112 4.9 28 27 10 0.4 7 67
36 Bradshaw, Daniel 21 189 9.0 51 2.4 240 11.4 138 6.6 16 0.8 20 1.0 18 10 58 2.8 21 369
17 Brennan, Jared 20 204 10.2 164 8.2 368 18.4 94 4.7 106 5.3 88 4.4 22 22 10 0.5 11 71
16 Brown, Jonathan 24 281 11.7 104 4.3 385 16.0 204 8.5 12 0.5 25 1.0 34 20 85 3.5 52 562
19 Charman, Jamie 3 11 3.7 13 4.3 24 8.0 4 1.3 38 12.7 3 1.0 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
1 Clark, Mitch 24 192 8.0 198 8.3 390 16.3 144 6.0 528 22.0 94 3.9 23 48 7 0.3 7 49
22 Collier, Tom 6 31 5.2 30 5.0 61 10.2 14 2.3 0 0.0 14 2.3 6 2 0 0.0 0 0
44 Cornelius, Aaron 1 4 4.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 2 2.0 0 12
34 Dalziell, Bradd 8 82 10.3 90 11.3 172 21.5 44 5.5 0 0.0 23 2.9 9 2 3 0.4 1 19
39 Drummond, Josh 20 245 12.3 114 5.7 359 18.0 107 5.4 0 0.0 34 1.7 13 10 4 0.2 6 30
42 Hanley, Pearce 1 3 3.0 7 7.0 10 10.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 Harding, Scott 15 72 4.8 100 6.7 172 11.5 32 2.1 0 0.0 41 2.7 5 11 6 0.4 5 41
12 Hawksley, James 7 42 6.0 46 6.6 88 12.6 23 3.3 0 0.0 9 1.3 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
14 Henderson, Lachie 7 45 6.4 36 5.1 81 11.6 38 5.4 0 0.0 11 1.6 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
33 Hooper, Rhan 9 50 5.6 25 2.8 75 8.3 21 2.3 0 0.0 26 2.9 4 8 13 1.4 6 84
4 Johnstone, Travis 16 185 11.6 134 8.4 319 19.9 59 3.7 0 0.0 41 2.6 18 14 6 0.4 6 42
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 3 12 4.0 14 4.7 26 8.7 4 1.3 51 17.0 5 1.7 2 4 0 0.0 1 1
26 MacDonald, Joel 22 200 9.1 208 9.5 408 18.5 110 5.0 0 0.0 49 2.2 13 18 0 0.0 0 0
9 McGrath, Ashley 24 255 10.6 147 6.1 402 16.8 140 5.8 0 0.0 53 2.2 14 23 7 0.3 5 47
21 Merrett, Daniel 19 100 5.3 115 6.1 215 11.3 82 4.3 16 0.8 26 1.4 10 16 1 0.1 0 6
8 Notting, Tim 12 89 7.4 75 6.3 164 13.7 53 4.4 2 0.2 31 2.6 7 7 6 0.5 1 37
24 Patfull, Joel 20 131 6.6 128 6.4 259 13.0 85 4.3 2 0.1 41 2.1 10 10 0 0.0 0 0
31 Polkinghorne, James 20 111 5.6 105 5.3 216 10.8 86 4.3 3 0.2 48 2.4 7 16 15 0.8 9 99
6 Power, Luke 24 307 12.8 308 12.8 615 25.6 94 3.9 0 0.0 121 5.0 22 19 6 0.3 6 42
2 Proud, Albert 13 71 5.5 88 6.8 159 12.2 37 2.8 0 0.0 39 3.0 7 10 4 0.3 5 29
30 Redden, Jack 10 74 7.4 64 6.4 138 13.8 37 3.7 0 0.0 35 3.5 4 8 6 0.6 4 40
10 Rich, Daniel 24 245 10.2 171 7.1 416 17.3 71 3.0 3 0.1 106 4.4 17 11 14 0.6 17 101
35 Rischitelli, Michael 24 187 7.8 182 7.6 369 15.4 88 3.7 2 0.1 116 4.8 12 19 13 0.5 9 87
38 Rockliff, Tom 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
29 Roe, Jason 8 70 8.8 25 3.1 95 11.9 40 5.0 0 0.0 19 2.4 9 4 1 0.1 0 6
28 Selwood, Troy 10 53 5.3 66 6.6 119 11.9 30 3.0 0 0.0 23 2.3 12 5 3 0.3 0 18
3 Sheldon, Sam 19 117 6.2 102 5.4 219 11.5 55 2.9 0 0.0 41 2.2 7 16 1 0.1 2 8
11 Sherman, Justin 24 251 10.5 246 10.3 497 20.7 80 3.3 0 0.0 97 4.0 17 11 30 1.3 22 202
32 Stiller, Cheynee 22 164 7.5 160 7.3 324 14.7 80 3.6 0 0.0 77 3.5 12 5 5 0.2 2 32
Totals 528 4544 8.6 3825 7.2 8369 15.9 2278 4.3 782 1.5 1552 2.9 393 394 322 0.6 208 2140
 

Footnotes

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