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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

CEO
Malcolm Holmes

President
Angus Johnson

Head of Football Operations
Dean Warren

Recruiting Manager
Graeme Hadley

List Manager
Rob Kerr

Coach
Michael Voss

Assistant Coaches
Mark Harvey, Adrian Fletcher, Shane Woewodin, Gary O'Donnell, Darren Trevena, Jamie Charman (ruck)

Fitness Staff
Brett Burton

Club Doctors
Paul McConnell, Andrew Smith

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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2012 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2012 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 1.47.813.1317.17 119 WON Melbourne 3.37.48.811.12 78 41 MCG Mar 31 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2 H Brisbane 6.17.67.79.9 63 LOST Carlton 5.510.916.1023.16 154 -91 GAB Apr 5 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
3 A Brisbane 2.13.25.35.5 35 LOST Fremantle 1.44.76.138.16 64 -29 SUB Apr 14 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
4 H Brisbane 3.37.412.517.9 111 WON Gold Coast 2.45.85.96.10 46 65 GAB Apr 21 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
5 H Brisbane 0.50.71.94.17 41 LOST Geelong 4.17.510.612.7 79 -38 GAB Apr 28 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
6 A Brisbane 4.17.48.49.8 62 LOST Essendon 8.312.916.1219.15 129 -67 DOC May 5 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
7 H Brisbane 2.13.77.98.10 58 LOST Collingwood 6.49.712.1217.14 116 -58 GAB May 12 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 H Brisbane 7.310.913.1419.18 132 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.23.54.55.10 40 92 GAB May 20 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A Brisbane 3.25.411.615.6 96 LOST North Melbourne 6.413.815.817.10 112 -16 DOC May 27 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 H Brisbane 3.37.48.516.6 102 WON West Coast 2.15.510.715.10 100 2 GAB Jun 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 Brisbane       Bye        
12 A Brisbane 6.17.28.211.4 70 LOST Hawthorn 4.68.1212.1919.21 135 -65 MCG Jun 17 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 A Brisbane 6.18.512.518.6 114 WON Western Bulldogs 2.35.65.107.14 56 58 DOC Jun 23 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
14 H Brisbane 6.19.613.1118.14 122 WON Melbourne 3.63.84.118.13 61 61 GAB Jul 1 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
15 A Brisbane 3.47.48.79.9 63 LOST Sydney 4.210.715.1216.14 110 -47 SCG Jul 7 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
16 H Brisbane 3.37.510.614.8 92 LOST St. Kilda 4.06.110.716.9 105 -13 GAB Jul 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
17 A Brisbane 3.25.66.108.11 59 WON Gold Coast 0.53.74.105.18 48 11 CRR Jul 21 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
18 A Brisbane 2.05.27.312.5 77 LOST West Coast 7.411.517.628.7 175 -98 SUB Jul 29 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
19 H Brisbane 3.24.97.1212.12 84 LOST Richmond 3.38.514.820.12 132 -48 GAB Aug 4 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
20 A Brisbane 2.64.115.1310.17 77 LOST Carlton 2.26.613.1117.11 113 -36 DOC Aug 11 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 H Brisbane 0.35.910.1513.17 95 WON Adelaide 6.57.810.912.13 85 10 GAB Aug 18 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 A Brisbane 5.310.612.716.8 104 WON Port Adelaide 5.28.314.814.9 93 11 FBP Aug 25 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
23 H Brisbane 1.49.714.1219.14 128 WON Western Bulldogs 0.32.54.69.7 61 67 GAB Sep 2 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
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2012 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 21 244 11.6 160 7.6 404 19.2 104 5.0 0 0.0 85 4.0 25 15 3 0.1 2 20
18 Banfield, Todd 12 57 4.8 45 3.8 102 8.5 17 1.4 0 0.0 28 2.3 13 8 6 0.5 10 46
17 Beams, Claye 8 71 8.9 47 5.9 118 14.8 25 3.1 0 0.0 26 3.3 5 3 6 0.8 2 38
43 Bewick, Rohan 16 124 7.8 75 4.7 199 12.4 58 3.6 1 0.1 27 1.7 13 9 18 1.1 12 120
20 Black, Simon 18 180 10.0 247 13.7 427 23.7 48 2.7 0 0.0 67 3.7 20 10 5 0.3 6 36
16 Brown, Jonathan 20 189 9.5 108 5.4 297 14.9 143 7.2 15 0.8 20 1.0 26 15 47 2.4 20 302
32 Buchanan, Amon 1 7 7.0 12 12.0 19 19.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 2 0 0.0 1 1
44 Cornelius, Aaron 8 48 6.0 28 3.5 76 9.5 33 4.1 2 0.3 12 1.5 4 6 13 1.6 5 83
47 Crisp, Jack 10 57 5.7 57 5.7 114 11.4 21 2.1 0 0.0 34 3.4 1 4 3 0.3 5 23
39 Drummond, Josh 15 168 11.2 65 4.3 233 15.5 67 4.5 0 0.0 22 1.5 6 7 3 0.2 1 19
41 Golby, Mitchell 13 135 10.4 106 8.2 241 18.5 61 4.7 0 0.0 47 3.6 9 13 0 0.0 0 0
6 Green, Josh 12 83 6.9 53 4.4 136 11.3 20 1.7 0 0.0 25 2.1 7 5 15 1.3 8 98
11 Hanley, Pearce 22 314 14.3 147 6.7 461 21.0 119 5.4 6 0.3 53 2.4 11 17 7 0.3 3 45
2 Harwood, Ryan 16 131 8.2 112 7.0 243 15.2 60 3.8 0 0.0 36 2.3 12 13 0 0.0 2 2
12 Hawksley, James 4 35 8.8 30 7.5 65 16.3 20 5.0 4 1.0 4 1.0 3 0 2 0.5 1 13
22 Hudson, Ben 18 93 5.2 174 9.7 267 14.8 39 2.2 453 25.2 38 2.1 16 29 3 0.2 1 19
28 Karnezis, Patrick 7 39 5.6 18 2.6 57 8.1 29 4.1 0 0.0 14 2.0 2 8 7 1.0 8 50
35 Lester, Ryan 19 168 8.8 120 6.3 288 15.2 77 4.1 1 0.1 30 1.6 14 17 3 0.2 4 22
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 3 17 5.7 11 3.7 28 9.3 7 2.3 44 14.7 8 2.7 3 3 1 0.3 0 6
19 Lisle, Jordan 5 37 7.4 29 5.8 66 13.2 26 5.2 19 3.8 5 1.0 8 2 4 0.8 4 28
5 Longer, Billy 5 21 4.2 16 3.2 37 7.4 11 2.2 113 22.6 15 3.0 4 4 0 0.0 0 0
36 Maguire, Matt 16 147 9.2 59 3.7 206 12.9 81 5.1 5 0.3 34 2.1 12 14 0 0.0 0 0
9 McGrath, Ashley 12 113 9.4 69 5.8 182 15.2 49 4.1 0 0.0 32 2.7 10 11 11 0.9 8 74
40 McKeever, Niall 9 47 5.2 61 6.8 108 12.0 34 3.8 2 0.2 9 1.0 4 6 0 0.0 1 1
21 Merrett, Daniel 22 192 8.7 100 4.5 292 13.3 113 5.1 57 2.6 63 2.9 20 37 26 1.2 13 169
34 O'Brien, Jesse 2 6 3.0 4 2.0 10 5.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 5 2.5 1 0 1 0.5 0 6
24 Patfull, Joel 22 143 6.5 113 5.1 256 11.6 88 4.0 0 0.0 63 2.9 19 26 0 0.0 0 0
4 Polec, Jared 12 92 7.7 51 4.3 143 11.9 40 3.3 4 0.3 26 2.2 5 5 8 0.7 5 53
31 Polkinghorne, James 20 173 8.7 106 5.3 279 14.0 66 3.3 8 0.4 47 2.4 11 27 13 0.7 8 86
29 Raines, Andrew 19 167 8.8 138 7.3 305 16.1 31 1.6 0 0.0 74 3.9 15 27 8 0.4 6 54
30 Redden, Jack 22 263 12.0 286 13.0 549 25.0 108 4.9 11 0.5 143 6.5 34 33 11 0.5 3 69
10 Rich, Daniel 20 269 13.5 165 8.3 434 21.7 73 3.7 2 0.1 65 3.3 22 23 20 1.0 13 133
38 Rockliff, Tom 22 280 12.7 256 11.6 536 24.4 87 4.0 0 0.0 96 4.4 14 25 18 0.8 17 125
3 Sheldon, Sam 3 14 4.7 15 5.0 29 9.7 3 1.0 0 0.0 12 4.0 1 2 1 0.3 1 7
32 Stiller, Cheynee 3 28 9.3 17 5.7 45 15.0 18 6.0 0 0.0 8 2.7 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
48 Wrigley, Stephen 3 23 7.7 10 3.3 33 11.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 8 2.7 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
26 Yeo, Elliot 8 61 7.6 58 7.3 119 14.9 28 3.5 0 0.0 9 1.1 3 5 0 0.0 1 1
15 Zorko, Dayne 16 168 10.5 146 9.1 314 19.6 74 4.6 2 0.1 103 6.4 18 15 16 1.0 14 110
Totals 484 4404 9.1 3314 6.8 7718 15.9 1890 3.9 749 1.5 1395 2.9 398 446 279 0.6 185 1859
 

Footnotes

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