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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
Swan, Greg

President
Sharpless, Bob

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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2015 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2015 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 2.33.57.611.8 74 LOST Collingwood 3.37.612.1112.14 86 -12 GAB Apr 4 (Sat, 6:20) Scores
2 A Brisbane 3.24.55.87.9 51 LOST North Melbourne 5.313.515.920.13 133 -82 DOC Apr 12 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H Brisbane 3.14.56.78.10 58 LOST Richmond 4.48.513.721.11 137 -79 GAB Apr 18 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
4 H Brisbane 1.14.45.99.11 65 LOST West Coast 5.38.812.1117.16 118 -53 GAB Apr 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 A Brisbane 2.33.57.87.12 54 LOST Gold Coast 2.37.914.1018.10 118 -64 CRR May 2 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
6 A Brisbane 3.15.410.912.12 84 WON Carlton 3.26.49.711.9 75 9 DOC May 10 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
7 H Brisbane 1.27.611.815.12 102 WON Port Adelaide 2.33.96.138.17 65 37 GAB May 17 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
8 A Brisbane 5.38.610.612.6 78 LOST Essendon 5.29.516.921.10 136 -58 DOC May 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 H Brisbane 7.18.211.613.8 86 LOST St. Kilda 2.39.612.916.12 108 -22 GAB May 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 2.14.36.610.7 67 LOST Greater Western Sydney 1.37.510.814.13 97 -30 SSH Jun 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 Brisbane       Bye        
12 A Brisbane 2.15.38.511.8 74 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.38.613.1122.14 146 -72 DOC Jun 20 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
13 H Brisbane 4.36.510.710.9 69 LOST Adelaide 2.33.65.1311.16 82 -13 GAB Jun 27 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
14 A Brisbane 3.25.26.27.6 48 LOST Fremantle 3.05.26.513.6 84 -36 SUB Jul 5 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
15 H Brisbane 2.33.37.57.7 49 LOST Sydney 1.25.38.610.10 70 -21 GAB Jul 12 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
16 A Brisbane 1.21.53.84.12 36 LOST Melbourne 5.47.77.108.12 60 -24 MCG Jul 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 H Brisbane 1.14.44.55.8 38 LOST North Melbourne 5.57.79.1116.14 110 -72 GAB Jul 25 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
18 A Brisbane 2.13.65.78.9 57 LOST Geelong 5.17.413.717.11 113 -56 KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
19 H Brisbane 3.66.710.1214.16 100 LOST Gold Coast 3.46.813.1117.12 114 -14 GAB Aug 8 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
20 H Brisbane 3.28.715.920.11 131 WON Carlton 6.36.79.109.13 67 64 GAB Aug 15 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A Brisbane 3.33.36.56.8 44 LOST Adelaide 2.310.414.620.11 131 -87 ADO Aug 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
22 A Brisbane 4.25.68.89.8 62 LOST Hawthorn 1.311.415.521.8 134 -72 YOR Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 H Brisbane 2.58.1214.1519.16 130 WON Western Bulldogs 8.011.213.619.8 122 8 GAB Sep 5 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
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2015 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 21 148 7.0 110 5.2 258 12.3 92 4.4 0 0.0 67 3.2 24 16 17 0.8 10 112
4 Aish, James 11 86 7.8 71 6.5 157 14.3 24 2.2 0 0.0 29 2.6 6 8 2 0.2 1 13
31 Andrews, Harris 19 118 6.2 103 5.4 221 11.6 100 5.3 24 1.3 28 1.5 14 14 4 0.2 2 26
9 Beams, Dayne 16 232 14.5 219 13.7 451 28.2 72 4.5 0 0.0 67 4.2 19 20 10 0.6 11 71
17 Beams, Claye 8 69 8.6 52 6.5 121 15.1 27 3.4 0 0.0 14 1.8 2 1 0 0.0 2 2
48 Beasley, Hugh 6 28 4.7 31 5.2 59 9.8 16 2.7 0 0.0 16 2.7 3 4 0 0.0 2 2
8 Bewick, Rohan 15 114 7.6 89 5.9 203 13.5 65 4.3 0 0.0 45 3.0 6 9 10 0.7 7 67
45 Bourke, Jordon 5 31 6.2 19 3.8 50 10.0 20 4.0 7 1.4 7 1.4 1 5 2 0.4 0 12
3 Christensen, Allen 22 267 12.1 178 8.1 445 20.2 91 4.1 0 0.0 75 3.4 57 27 19 0.9 12 126
42 Clarke, Justin 20 119 6.0 99 5.0 218 10.9 92 4.6 1 0.1 25 1.3 7 20 0 0.0 2 2
33 Close, Michael 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
26 Cutler, Tom 11 106 9.6 73 6.6 179 16.3 38 3.5 0 0.0 14 1.3 1 4 1 0.1 2 8
24 Dawson, Liam 10 77 7.7 37 3.7 114 11.4 44 4.4 0 0.0 8 0.8 5 5 1 0.1 2 8
46 Evans, Billy 5 17 3.4 40 8.0 57 11.4 9 1.8 0 0.0 14 2.8 3 2 1 0.2 2 8
34 Freeman, Jonathan 6 22 3.7 22 3.7 44 7.3 20 3.3 2 0.3 2 0.3 4 3 7 1.2 3 45
27 Gardiner, Darcy 8 42 5.3 34 4.3 76 9.5 22 2.8 0 0.0 16 2.0 6 16 1 0.1 0 6
41 Golby, Mitchell 5 35 7.0 29 5.8 64 12.8 10 2.0 0 0.0 16 3.2 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
6 Green, Josh 16 123 7.7 74 4.6 197 12.3 41 2.6 0 0.0 56 3.5 6 6 25 1.6 12 162
11 Hanley, Pearce 11 151 13.7 88 8.0 239 21.7 58 5.3 2 0.2 33 3.0 9 9 9 0.8 9 63
2 Harwood, Ryan 3 22 7.3 12 4.0 34 11.3 8 2.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 3 0 0.0 1 1
35 Lester, Ryan 9 60 6.7 60 6.7 120 13.3 38 4.2 8 0.9 21 2.3 4 7 8 0.9 2 50
23 Leuenberger, Matthew 14 49 3.5 57 4.1 106 7.6 29 2.1 275 19.6 31 2.2 14 15 7 0.5 4 46
36 Maguire, Matt 2 12 6.0 5 2.5 17 8.5 4 2.0 0 0.0 7 3.5 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
12 Martin, Stefan 20 238 11.9 195 9.8 433 21.7 128 6.4 650 32.5 40 2.0 34 30 5 0.3 9 39
32 Mayes, Sam 14 108 7.7 94 6.7 202 14.4 68 4.9 0 0.0 28 2.0 12 5 2 0.1 5 17
29 McGrath, Jaden 3 16 5.3 19 6.3 35 11.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 3 1 0 0.0 1 1
1 McGuane, Luke 4 25 6.3 20 5.0 45 11.3 14 3.5 7 1.8 7 1.8 2 4 7 1.8 4 46
25 McStay, Daniel 20 91 4.6 72 3.6 163 8.2 72 3.6 0 0.0 26 1.3 6 8 19 1.0 10 124
21 Merrett, Daniel 10 69 6.9 42 4.2 111 11.1 52 5.2 0 0.0 9 0.9 3 16 0 0.0 0 0
47 O'Brien, Zac 8 57 7.1 47 5.9 104 13.0 20 2.5 0 0.0 36 4.5 8 7 0 0.0 0 0
22 Paparone, Marco 22 264 12.0 151 6.9 415 18.9 140 6.4 0 0.0 33 1.5 13 9 1 0.0 2 8
30 Redden, Jack 17 210 12.4 191 11.2 401 23.6 83 4.9 21 1.2 103 6.1 20 26 2 0.1 1 13
10 Rich, Daniel 21 240 11.4 168 8.0 408 19.4 57 2.7 0 0.0 67 3.2 21 17 9 0.4 8 62
18 Robertson, Nick 12 95 7.9 78 6.5 173 14.4 50 4.2 0 0.0 19 1.6 7 12 4 0.3 2 26
5 Robinson, Mitch 21 220 10.5 217 10.3 437 20.8 81 3.9 20 1.0 142 6.8 25 35 10 0.5 7 67
38 Rockliff, Tom 16 174 10.9 220 13.8 394 24.6 71 4.4 0 0.0 129 8.1 14 21 5 0.3 3 33
14 Staker, Brent 6 29 4.8 18 3.0 47 7.8 17 2.8 0 0.0 12 2.0 8 6 0 0.0 6 6
28 Taylor, Lewis 22 230 10.5 229 10.4 459 20.9 92 4.2 0 0.0 33 1.5 9 11 17 0.8 10 112
13 West, Trent 2 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 4 2.0 12 6.0 2 1.0 1 0 1 0.5 0 6
15 Zorko, Dayne 22 300 13.6 205 9.3 505 23.0 98 4.5 0 0.0 85 3.9 29 35 18 0.8 11 119
Totals 484 4302 8.9 3468 7.2 7770 16.1 1975 4.1 1029 2.1 1376 2.8 411 441 224 0.5 165 1509
 

Footnotes

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