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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
Wellington, Andrew

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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2018 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2018 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.35.89.1012.10 82 LOST St. Kilda 6.47.511.816.11 107 -25 DOC Mar 24 (Sat, 3:35) Scores
2 H Brisbane 0.32.65.1110.14 74 LOST Melbourne 5.48.79.1114.16 100 -26 GAB Mar 31 (Sat, 6:25) Scores
3 A Brisbane 4.09.611.814.8 92 LOST Port Adelaide 4.67.714.814.13 97 -5 ADO Apr 7 (Sat, 1:15) Scores
4 A Brisbane 0.20.41.42.5 17 LOST Richmond 5.58.1011.1216.14 110 -93 MCG Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Brisbane 2.34.77.910.11 71 LOST Gold Coast 4.27.310.611.10 76 -5 GAB Apr 22 (Sun, 4:45) Scores
6 A Brisbane 0.51.64.95.13 43 LOST Greater Western Sydney 3.46.98.1110.17 77 -34 SSH Apr 28 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
7 H Brisbane 3.010.014.218.6 114 LOST Collingwood 4.210.315.419.7 121 -7 GAB May 6 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
8 A Brisbane 4.16.58.814.9 93 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.39.512.816.11 107 -14 DOC May 12 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
9 H Brisbane 4.19.113.620.9 129 WON Hawthorn 5.07.29.311.7 73 56 GAB May 20 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
10 H Brisbane 2.22.34.76.13 49 LOST Sydney 3.05.38.610.7 67 -18 GAB May 26 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
11 A Brisbane 0.43.87.1112.15 87 LOST North Melbourne 5.712.916.1421.15 141 -54 DOC Jun 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H Brisbane 2.43.75.98.14 62 LOST Essendon 4.07.48.1112.12 84 -22 GAB Jun 10 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 Brisbane       Bye        
14 H Brisbane 3.24.47.612.10 82 LOST Greater Western Sydney 5.28.410.916.13 109 -27 GAB Jun 23 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
15 A Brisbane 4.37.613.818.11 119 WON Fremantle 1.43.66.99.10 64 55 PER Jul 1 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
16 H Brisbane 3.18.714.1118.12 120 WON Carlton 2.52.64.87.13 55 65 GAB Jul 7 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
17 A Brisbane 2.15.211.615.8 98 WON Hawthorn 2.56.79.109.11 65 33 YOR Jul 14 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
18 H Brisbane 4.18.29.713.10 88 LOST Adelaide 3.49.712.1113.15 93 -5 GAB Jul 21 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
19 A Brisbane 2.45.77.911.12 78 LOST Geelong 2.47.611.1118.12 120 -42 KAR Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Brisbane 6.09.213.416.8 104 LOST North Melbourne 5.112.614.916.11 107 -3 GAB Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Brisbane 3.45.48.411.7 73 LOST Collingwood 1.35.711.1414.20 104 -31 DOC Aug 11 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
22 A Brisbane 3.56.107.1510.18 78 WON Gold Coast 1.26.48.611.8 74 4 CRR Aug 18 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
23 H Brisbane 4.04.27.611.6 72 LOST West Coast 5.49.712.1214.14 98 -26 GAB Aug 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
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2018 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Allison, Jacob 3 18 6.0 22 7.3 40 13.3 15 5.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Andrews, Harris 18 168 9.3 113 6.3 281 15.6 119 6.6 2 0.1 39 2.2 17 20 1 0.1 1 7
33 Bailey, Zac 12 76 6.3 86 7.2 162 13.5 36 3.0 0 0.0 28 2.3 9 16 6 0.5 4 40
43 Barrett, Jake 5 21 4.2 45 9.0 66 13.2 17 3.4 0 0.0 12 2.4 1 6 4 0.8 0 24
4 Bastinac, Ryan 2 16 8.0 11 5.5 27 13.5 11 5.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
9 Beams, Dayne 21 330 15.7 282 13.4 612 29.1 114 5.4 0 0.0 62 3.0 35 26 18 0.9 13 121
7 Bell, Tom 1 8 8.0 8 8.0 16 16.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 3 1 1.0 1 7
13 Berry, Jarrod 21 175 8.3 213 10.1 388 18.5 83 4.0 0 0.0 100 4.8 20 25 12 0.6 5 77
8 Bewick, Rohan 3 37 12.3 18 6.0 55 18.3 14 4.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 2 2 1 0.3 3 9
23 Cameron, Charlie 11 104 9.5 37 3.4 141 12.8 47 4.3 0 0.0 27 2.5 11 12 17 1.5 4 106
3 Christensen, Allen 22 233 10.6 170 7.7 403 18.3 84 3.8 0 0.0 54 2.5 22 11 16 0.7 14 110
20 Cox, Cedric 4 15 3.8 25 6.3 40 10.0 8 2.0 0 0.0 7 1.8 1 3 2 0.5 0 12
26 Cutler, Tom 18 251 13.9 117 6.5 368 20.4 117 6.5 0 0.0 35 1.9 7 14 11 0.6 15 81
41 Eagles, Matt 4 19 4.8 10 2.5 29 7.3 10 2.5 0 0.0 3 0.8 3 6 1 0.3 0 6
27 Gardiner, Darcy 20 172 8.6 126 6.3 298 14.9 113 5.7 0 0.0 39 2.0 21 29 0 0.0 0 0
30 Hipwood, Eric 22 176 8.0 57 2.6 233 10.6 93 4.2 8 0.4 24 1.1 25 21 37 1.7 27 249
2 Hodge, Luke 19 248 13.1 122 6.4 370 19.5 121 6.4 0 0.0 38 2.0 20 19 1 0.1 1 7
1 Keays, Ben 2 11 5.5 18 9.0 29 14.5 5 2.5 0 0.0 8 4.0 3 2 1 0.5 1 7
35 Lester, Ryan 15 133 8.9 107 7.1 240 16.0 69 4.6 0 0.0 40 2.7 10 13 0 0.0 2 2
12 Martin, Stefan 22 194 8.8 218 9.9 412 18.7 89 4.0 746 33.9 56 2.5 54 29 1 0.0 2 8
36 Mathieson, Rhys 13 87 6.7 124 9.5 211 16.2 39 3.0 0 0.0 39 3.0 19 9 4 0.3 2 26
32 Mayes, Sam 6 51 8.5 46 7.7 97 16.2 24 4.0 0 0.0 9 1.5 2 3 0 0.0 1 1
6 McCluggage, Hugh 22 240 10.9 186 8.5 426 19.4 96 4.4 0 0.0 69 3.1 21 14 10 0.5 9 69
46 McInerney, Oscar 16 77 4.8 57 3.6 134 8.4 45 2.8 176 11.0 37 2.3 9 17 14 0.9 8 92
25 McStay, Daniel 19 106 5.6 66 3.5 172 9.1 81 4.3 0 0.0 42 2.2 17 11 22 1.2 18 150
16 Rayner, Cam 22 149 6.8 148 6.7 297 13.5 76 3.5 0 0.0 52 2.4 19 14 20 0.9 14 134
10 Rich, Daniel 18 219 12.2 133 7.4 352 19.6 68 3.8 0 0.0 42 2.3 15 11 1 0.1 4 10
18 Robertson, Nick 21 199 9.5 165 7.9 364 17.3 108 5.1 0 0.0 43 2.0 10 24 3 0.1 0 18
5 Robinson, Mitch 19 199 10.5 201 10.6 400 21.1 78 4.1 0 0.0 103 5.4 21 21 11 0.6 7 73
37 Starcevich, Brandon 4 20 5.0 16 4.0 36 9.0 5 1.3 0 0.0 8 2.0 4 5 1 0.3 2 8
28 Taylor, Lewis 22 215 9.8 175 8.0 390 17.7 98 4.5 0 0.0 43 2.0 19 8 21 1.0 7 133
14 Walker, Josh 14 127 9.1 72 5.1 199 14.2 94 6.7 18 1.3 17 1.2 16 12 2 0.1 5 17
29 Witherden, Alex 21 336 16.0 135 6.4 471 22.4 152 7.2 0 0.0 34 1.6 8 13 1 0.0 3 9
15 Zorko, Dayne 22 302 13.7 155 7.0 457 20.8 54 2.5 0 0.0 160 7.3 43 37 26 1.2 18 174
Totals 484 4732 9.8 3484 7.2 8216 17.0 2184 4.5 950 2.0 1280 2.6 484 457 266 0.5 192 1788
 

Footnotes

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