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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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2011 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2011 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 4.58.610.714.8 92 LOST Fremantle 3.56.88.1413.16 94 -2 GAB Mar 26 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2 A Brisbane 0.23.54.76.9 45 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.410.414.719.9 123 -78 DOC Apr 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 A Brisbane 5.27.39.311.5 71 LOST Melbourne 1.16.311.712.10 82 -11 MCG Apr 10 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
4 Brisbane       Bye        
5 H Brisbane 4.45.69.911.10 76 LOST St. Kilda 5.26.49.413.11 89 -13 GAB Apr 21 (Thu, 7:45) Scores
6 A Brisbane 5.35.712.1214.14 98 LOST Richmond 4.39.614.818.16 124 -26 MCG Apr 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 A Brisbane 3.26.511.717.14 116 LOST Gold Coast 6.310.813.1318.16 124 -8 GAB May 7 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 H Brisbane 3.56.76.109.12 66 LOST Essendon 3.26.610.1015.12 102 -36 GAB May 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 2.34.67.1010.13 73 WON North Melbourne 2.16.78.98.11 59 14 GAB May 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
10 A Brisbane 1.36.711.1115.11 101 WON Adelaide 3.25.76.78.13 61 40 FBP May 29 (Sun, 12:40) Scores
11 H Brisbane 1.02.25.87.9 51 LOST Sydney 6.713.815.917.14 116 -65 GAB Jun 4 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
12 A Brisbane 2.33.54.89.9 63 LOST Carlton 4.48.814.919.10 124 -61 DOC Jun 12 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 H Brisbane 4.27.610.914.10 94 LOST Richmond 2.57.912.1318.17 125 -31 GAB Jun 18 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 A Brisbane 4.17.510.510.5 65 LOST Fremantle 2.55.610.812.16 88 -23 SUB Jun 25 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
15 H Brisbane 4.17.313.515.9 99 WON Port Adelaide 4.28.513.613.10 88 11 GAB Jul 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 A Brisbane 1.24.48.59.9 63 LOST Hawthorn 5.26.510.816.9 105 -42 YOR Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Brisbane 4.68.813.1115.14 104 LOST Geelong 3.49.413.820.13 133 -29 GAB Jul 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 4.08.510.611.11 77 LOST North Melbourne 4.78.1012.1517.20 122 -45 DOC Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 Brisbane       Bye        
20 H Brisbane 5.111.614.716.9 105 LOST Adelaide 6.39.510.1116.14 110 -5 GAB Aug 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 H Brisbane 5.27.510.1118.15 123 WON Gold Coast 1.43.64.98.13 61 62 GAB Aug 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 3.55.66.613.6 84 LOST Collingwood 2.47.1012.1614.18 102 -18 MCG Aug 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
23 H Brisbane 4.47.69.1211.15 81 LOST West Coast 5.25.59.1013.11 89 -8 GAB Aug 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
24 A Brisbane 4.36.69.99.13 67 LOST Sydney 3.311.714.918.11 119 -52 SCG Sep 3 (Sat, 4:10) Scores
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2011 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 20 252 12.6 150 7.5 402 20.1 117 5.9 0 0.0 70 3.5 33 21 5 0.3 2 32
8 Austin, Matt 4 24 6.0 21 5.3 45 11.3 14 3.5 0 0.0 14 3.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
18 Banfield, Todd 19 116 6.1 70 3.7 186 9.8 45 2.4 0 0.0 82 4.3 25 4 24 1.3 20 164
17 Beams, Claye 5 24 4.8 23 4.6 47 9.4 13 2.6 1 0.2 8 1.6 3 3 5 1.0 3 33
43 Bewick, Rohan 12 88 7.3 46 3.8 134 11.2 41 3.4 0 0.0 15 1.3 4 3 5 0.4 4 34
20 Black, Simon 22 285 13.0 305 13.9 590 26.8 62 2.8 2 0.1 95 4.3 23 30 4 0.2 9 33
16 Brown, Jonathan 10 89 8.9 35 3.5 124 12.4 64 6.4 5 0.5 7 0.7 16 17 22 2.2 11 143
33 Buchanan, Amon 5 26 5.2 48 9.6 74 14.8 15 3.0 1 0.2 18 3.6 5 4 0 0.0 1 1
1 Clark, Mitch 17 159 9.4 78 4.6 237 13.9 83 4.9 82 4.8 34 2.0 12 21 27 1.6 13 175
22 Collier, Tom 7 49 7.0 50 7.1 99 14.1 19 2.7 0 0.0 13 1.9 3 3 2 0.3 1 13
44 Cornelius, Aaron 8 42 5.3 14 1.8 56 7.0 31 3.9 3 0.4 14 1.8 3 6 10 1.3 7 67
39 Drummond, Josh 7 87 12.4 26 3.7 113 16.1 32 4.6 0 0.0 10 1.4 7 5 2 0.3 2 14
27 Dyson, Josh 1 5 5.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.0 2 2
41 Golby, Mitchell 8 50 6.3 54 6.8 104 13.0 26 3.3 0 0.0 27 3.4 5 7 0 0.0 1 1
42 Green, Josh 5 32 6.4 24 4.8 56 11.2 6 1.2 0 0.0 17 3.4 2 2 0 0.0 3 3
11 Hanley, Pearce 22 299 13.6 150 6.8 449 20.4 130 5.9 0 0.0 54 2.5 7 23 3 0.1 5 23
26 Harwood, Ryan 7 41 5.9 56 8.0 97 13.9 15 2.1 1 0.1 25 3.6 5 2 1 0.1 1 7
12 Hawksley, James 6 51 8.5 39 6.5 90 15.0 19 3.2 5 0.8 12 2.0 2 2 4 0.7 1 25
28 Karnezis, Patrick 11 65 5.9 23 2.1 88 8.0 40 3.6 0 0.0 14 1.3 9 5 17 1.5 10 112
35 Lester, Ryan 3 15 5.0 22 7.3 37 12.3 11 3.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0 2 0.7 1 13
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 22 171 7.8 171 7.8 342 15.5 91 4.1 724 32.9 52 2.4 33 29 5 0.2 6 36
36 Maguire, Matt 15 94 6.3 76 5.1 170 11.3 59 3.9 1 0.1 32 2.1 15 24 0 0.0 2 2
46 McCauley, Broc 3 8 2.7 32 10.7 40 13.3 8 2.7 62 20.7 6 2.0 4 4 0 0.0 0 0
9 McGrath, Ashley 21 188 9.0 91 4.3 279 13.3 69 3.3 0 0.0 74 3.5 19 20 26 1.2 12 168
40 McKeever, Niall 10 46 4.6 61 6.1 107 10.7 33 3.3 20 2.0 11 1.1 7 10 1 0.1 0 6
21 Merrett, Daniel 10 88 8.8 57 5.7 145 14.5 54 5.4 1 0.1 22 2.2 3 14 0 0.0 0 0
34 O'Brien, Jesse 12 99 8.3 46 3.8 145 12.1 40 3.3 0 0.0 27 2.3 8 5 2 0.2 3 15
24 Patfull, Joel 18 87 4.8 76 4.2 163 9.1 59 3.3 0 0.0 33 1.8 5 17 0 0.0 0 0
4 Polec, Jared 3 27 9.0 13 4.3 40 13.3 11 3.7 1 0.3 11 3.7 2 2 1 0.3 0 6
31 Polkinghorne, James 22 193 8.8 158 7.2 351 16.0 69 3.1 14 0.6 83 3.8 24 27 14 0.6 17 101
6 Power, Luke 20 191 9.6 192 9.6 383 19.2 61 3.1 0 0.0 80 4.0 19 16 19 1.0 9 123
29 Raines, Andrew 16 140 8.8 155 9.7 295 18.4 25 1.6 0 0.0 49 3.1 14 23 1 0.1 5 11
30 Redden, Jack 22 284 12.9 242 11.0 526 23.9 119 5.4 14 0.6 165 7.5 29 30 14 0.6 5 89
37 Retzlaff, Bryce 11 50 4.5 25 2.3 75 6.8 38 3.5 0 0.0 7 0.6 8 3 6 0.5 7 43
10 Rich, Daniel 16 198 12.4 109 6.8 307 19.2 42 2.6 2 0.1 76 4.8 14 20 14 0.9 12 96
38 Rockliff, Tom 20 310 15.5 244 12.2 554 27.7 111 5.6 1 0.1 108 5.4 23 16 12 0.6 10 82
3 Sheldon, Sam 16 85 5.3 88 5.5 173 10.8 50 3.1 0 0.0 62 3.9 14 16 9 0.6 4 58
14 Staker, Brent 7 49 7.0 42 6.0 91 13.0 24 3.4 0 0.0 13 1.9 4 3 4 0.6 2 26
32 Stiller, Cheynee 21 189 9.0 147 7.0 336 16.0 85 4.0 0 0.0 62 3.0 10 12 3 0.1 2 20
Totals 484 4296 8.9 3262 6.7 7558 15.6 1832 3.8 940 1.9 1504 3.1 425 449 264 0.5 193 1777
 

Footnotes

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