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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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2013 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2013 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 0.63.105.147.17 59 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.110.516.919.13 127 -68 DOC Mar 30 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
2 H Brisbane 2.36.510.1310.17 77 LOST Adelaide 2.37.69.1114.12 96 -19 GAB Apr 6 (Sat, 3:40) Scores
3 A Brisbane 4.56.1310.1413.16 94 WON Gold Coast 3.54.78.1113.14 92 2 CRR Apr 13 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
4 A Brisbane 1.24.56.59.8 62 LOST North Melbourne 5.108.1315.1618.17 125 -63 DOC Apr 21 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
5 H Brisbane 5.37.1113.1417.20 122 WON Melbourne 5.37.510.714.10 94 28 GAB Apr 28 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
6 A Brisbane 1.04.25.58.7 55 LOST Sydney 7.410.813.1117.13 115 -60 SCG May 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 H Brisbane 3.06.69.912.10 82 LOST West Coast 4.27.210.317.6 108 -26 GAB May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Brisbane 3.46.511.714.12 96 WON Essendon 3.17.610.912.14 86 10 DOC May 18 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
9 H Brisbane 3.19.410.1012.13 85 LOST Carlton 6.58.712.1313.20 98 -13 GAB May 25 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
10 H Brisbane 1.12.45.67.9 51 LOST Collingwood 5.39.712.1414.16 100 -49 GAB May 31 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 Brisbane       Bye        
12 A Brisbane 2.13.74.96.10 46 LOST Fremantle 3.46.78.912.14 86 -40 SUB Jun 15 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
13 H Brisbane 3.25.47.815.13 103 WON Geelong 5.39.713.1014.14 98 5 GAB Jun 23 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
14 A Brisbane 1.25.57.712.13 85 LOST Hawthorn 3.88.915.1521.17 143 -58 YOR Jun 30 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 H Brisbane 3.88.912.1217.14 116 WON Gold Coast 2.65.1010.1012.11 83 33 GAB Jul 6 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
16 H Brisbane 2.25.511.618.9 117 WON North Melbourne 5.110.114.317.3 105 12 GAB Jul 13 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
17 A Brisbane 3.48.511.1213.16 94 WON Melbourne 5.16.510.711.9 75 19 MAR Jul 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 A Brisbane 1.44.59.69.8 62 LOST Port Adelaide 3.45.98.169.17 71 -9 FBP Jul 28 (Sun, 12:40) Scores
19 H Brisbane 3.39.312.916.12 108 WON St. Kilda 2.25.39.911.11 77 31 GAB Aug 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
20 A Brisbane 1.34.47.711.8 74 LOST Richmond 6.211.711.914.13 97 -23 MCG Aug 10 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
21 H Brisbane 5.512.716.1218.15 123 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.13.24.49.9 63 60 GAB Aug 17 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 H Brisbane 7.113.214.315.10 100 WON Western Bulldogs 2.54.68.1113.15 93 7 GAB Aug 25 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
23 A Brisbane 3.39.511.617.9 111 LOST Geelong 5.57.1112.2015.22 112 -1 KAR Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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2013 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 22 290 13.2 153 7.0 443 20.1 93 4.2 0 0.0 92 4.2 25 10 2 0.1 3 15
17 Beams, Claye 2 14 7.0 10 5.0 24 12.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 2 1 0.5 2 8
8 Bewick, Rohan 19 145 7.6 104 5.5 249 13.1 77 4.1 3 0.2 46 2.4 19 11 15 0.8 21 111
20 Black, Simon 8 77 9.6 102 12.8 179 22.4 17 2.1 0 0.0 29 3.6 9 5 3 0.4 5 23
16 Brown, Jonathan 15 128 8.5 56 3.7 184 12.3 94 6.3 0 0.0 14 0.9 10 22 28 1.9 15 183
42 Clarke, Justin 14 87 6.2 63 4.5 150 10.7 64 4.6 0 0.0 15 1.1 6 9 0 0.0 0 0
44 Cornelius, Aaron 3 15 5.0 8 2.7 23 7.7 10 3.3 0 0.0 4 1.3 2 1 3 1.0 4 22
47 Crisp, Jack 2 11 5.5 4 2.0 15 7.5 5 2.5 0 0.0 9 4.5 1 1 1 0.5 1 7
1 Docherty, Sam 13 96 7.4 78 6.0 174 13.4 39 3.0 0 0.0 25 1.9 8 8 1 0.1 2 8
41 Golby, Mitchell 18 202 11.2 151 8.4 353 19.6 83 4.6 0 0.0 46 2.6 11 21 6 0.3 2 38
6 Green, Josh 17 113 6.6 63 3.7 176 10.4 32 1.9 0 0.0 53 3.1 4 12 24 1.4 6 150
11 Hanley, Pearce 20 296 14.8 134 6.7 430 21.5 98 4.9 4 0.2 50 2.5 18 22 16 0.8 9 105
2 Harwood, Ryan 13 116 8.9 93 7.2 209 16.1 49 3.8 0 0.0 39 3.0 8 6 0 0.0 0 0
28 Karnezis, Patrick 3 20 6.7 18 6.0 38 12.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 0 4 0 0.0 4 4
35 Lester, Ryan 16 122 7.6 147 9.2 269 16.8 46 2.9 0 0.0 41 2.6 18 8 4 0.3 5 29
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 20 149 7.5 122 6.1 271 13.6 71 3.6 608 30.4 48 2.4 35 33 9 0.5 9 63
19 Lisle, Jordan 8 52 6.5 38 4.8 90 11.3 35 4.4 21 2.6 14 1.8 8 2 11 1.4 5 71
5 Longer, Billy 4 11 2.8 17 4.3 28 7.0 6 1.5 70 17.5 13 3.3 6 13 0 0.0 1 1
36 Maguire, Matt 11 114 10.4 46 4.2 160 14.5 71 6.5 5 0.5 18 1.6 13 13 1 0.1 2 8
12 Martin, Stefan 5 19 3.8 18 3.6 37 7.4 11 2.2 43 8.6 8 1.6 5 4 4 0.8 3 27
32 Mayes, Sam 18 198 11.0 103 5.7 301 16.7 87 4.8 2 0.1 45 2.5 7 5 12 0.7 5 77
9 McGrath, Ashley 20 129 6.5 65 3.3 194 9.7 44 2.2 0 0.0 45 2.3 4 25 19 1.0 11 125
40 McKeever, Niall 3 11 3.7 18 6.0 29 9.7 8 2.7 12 4.0 7 2.3 1 6 1 0.3 0 6
21 Merrett, Daniel 17 131 7.7 78 4.6 209 12.3 84 4.9 16 0.9 28 1.6 15 25 14 0.8 8 92
46 Michael, Sam 3 6 2.0 11 3.7 17 5.7 6 2.0 18 6.0 5 1.7 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
3 Moloney, Brent 16 160 10.0 156 9.8 316 19.8 41 2.6 0 0.0 84 5.3 14 18 8 0.5 5 53
34 O'Brien, Jesse 2 16 8.0 9 4.5 25 12.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 12 6.0 1 3 1 0.5 1 7
22 Paparone, Marco 5 34 6.8 19 3.8 53 10.6 20 4.0 0 0.0 5 1.0 0 3 5 1.0 5 35
24 Patfull, Joel 22 178 8.1 128 5.8 306 13.9 114 5.2 1 0.0 50 2.3 19 13 1 0.0 0 6
4 Polec, Jared 1 4 4.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
31 Polkinghorne, James 11 88 8.0 74 6.7 162 14.7 38 3.5 1 0.1 12 1.1 6 4 5 0.5 5 35
29 Raines, Andrew 18 116 6.4 150 8.3 266 14.8 34 1.9 0 0.0 41 2.3 9 25 4 0.2 8 32
30 Redden, Jack 22 246 11.2 235 10.7 481 21.9 89 4.0 25 1.1 147 6.7 31 31 9 0.4 7 61
10 Rich, Daniel 16 166 10.4 130 8.1 296 18.5 27 1.7 0 0.0 45 2.8 18 15 13 0.8 9 87
38 Rockliff, Tom 21 291 13.9 284 13.5 575 27.4 95 4.5 1 0.0 108 5.1 19 21 7 0.3 8 50
14 Staker, Brent 15 133 8.9 59 3.9 192 12.8 69 4.6 4 0.3 29 1.9 9 19 21 1.4 7 133
26 Yeo, Elliot 19 159 8.4 116 6.1 275 14.5 81 4.3 0 0.0 43 2.3 7 12 1 0.1 2 8
15 Zorko, Dayne 22 193 8.8 139 6.3 332 15.1 57 2.6 2 0.1 117 5.3 24 27 26 1.2 27 183
Totals 484 4336 9.0 3204 6.6 7540 15.6 1819 3.8 836 1.7 1398 2.9 395 460 276 0.6 207 1863
 

Footnotes

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