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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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2019 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2019 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 1.58.611.1015.12 102 WON West Coast 6.27.57.58.10 58 44 GAB Mar 23 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
2 A Brisbane 1.25.59.1016.11 107 WON North Melbourne 3.47.59.813.9 87 20 DOC Mar 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 H Brisbane 5.28.411.616.11 107 WON Port Adelaide 3.25.99.1113.12 90 17 GAB Apr 6 (Sat, 6:25) Scores
4 A Brisbane 2.23.57.89.11 65 LOST Essendon 7.211.613.817.10 112 -47 MCG Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Brisbane 3.25.67.98.13 61 LOST Collingwood 7.58.916.1218.15 123 -62 GAB Apr 18 (Thu, 7:35) Scores
6 A Brisbane 2.56.811.1016.15 111 WON Gold Coast 3.26.27.39.8 62 49 CRR Apr 27 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
7 H Brisbane 5.67.811.1514.19 103 WON Sydney 1.27.610.612.9 81 22 GAB May 4 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
8 A Brisbane 4.46.88.911.10 76 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.17.411.1213.14 92 -16 EUR May 11 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
9 H Brisbane 3.57.811.1113.15 93 WON Adelaide 2.46.89.1113.14 92 1 GAB May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 5.25.710.910.12 72 LOST Fremantle 3.45.69.710.13 73 -1 PER May 26 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
11 H Brisbane 0.65.99.1112.13 85 WON Hawthorn 5.17.39.410.6 66 19 GAB Jun 1 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
12 A Brisbane 3.36.48.59.9 63 LOST Carlton 0.33.48.911.12 78 -15 DOC Jun 8 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
13 Brisbane       Bye        
14 A Brisbane 4.67.816.1117.13 115 WON St. Kilda 3.34.65.78.11 59 56 DOC Jun 22 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
15 H Brisbane 2.64.1110.1415.17 107 WON Melbourne 3.36.59.611.8 74 33 GAB Jun 30 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
16 A Brisbane 4.48.712.1014.10 94 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.25.58.611.8 74 20 SSH Jul 7 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
17 A Brisbane 7.110.612.1214.13 97 WON Port Adelaide 2.13.46.46.13 49 48 ADO Jul 14 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
18 H Brisbane 1.44.77.1212.15 87 WON North Melbourne 5.08.28.212.3 75 12 GAB Jul 20 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
19 A Brisbane 3.15.510.613.9 87 WON Hawthorn 3.44.95.147.18 60 27 YOR Jul 27 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
20 H Brisbane 4.37.711.914.14 98 WON Western Bulldogs 0.52.88.1011.14 80 18 GAB Aug 4 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
21 H Brisbane 4.310.517.1022.12 144 WON Gold Coast 2.24.34.58.5 53 91 GAB Aug 10 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
22 H Brisbane 1.34.86.1210.15 75 WON Geelong 2.27.78.910.14 74 1 GAB Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 A Brisbane 2.14.47.68.7 55 LOST Richmond 6.28.610.712.10 82 -27 MCG Aug 25 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
2QF H Brisbane 4.64.106.148.17 65 LOST Richmond 3.07.314.418.4 112 -47 GAB Sep 7 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
2SF H Brisbane 5.27.49.911.14 80 LOST Greater Western Sydney 4.29.410.1012.11 83 -3 GAB Sep 14 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
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2019 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
24 Adams, Marcus 10 74 7.4 31 3.1 105 10.5 51 5.1 0 0.0 12 1.2 4 8 0 0.0 0 0
19 Allison, Jacob 2 18 9.0 6 3.0 24 12.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 3 1 0.5 0 6
31 Andrews, Harris 21 163 7.8 106 5.0 269 12.8 116 5.5 0 0.0 33 1.6 11 17 0 0.0 0 0
43 Answerth, Noah 19 156 8.2 68 3.6 224 11.8 70 3.7 0 0.0 55 2.9 12 10 2 0.1 0 12
33 Bailey, Zac 15 106 7.1 74 4.9 180 12.0 38 2.5 0 0.0 29 1.9 10 14 5 0.3 5 35
4 Bastinac, Ryan 3 26 8.7 8 2.7 34 11.3 16 5.3 0 0.0 4 1.3 1 3 2 0.7 0 12
7 Berry, Jarrod 20 211 10.6 181 9.1 392 19.6 89 4.5 0 0.0 76 3.8 38 17 8 0.4 10 58
23 Cameron, Charlie 24 217 9.0 78 3.3 295 12.3 81 3.4 0 0.0 49 2.0 25 23 57 2.4 32 374
3 Christensen, Allen 13 109 8.4 66 5.1 175 13.5 48 3.7 0 0.0 44 3.4 11 13 16 1.2 9 105
20 Cox, Cedric 1 6 6.0 3 3.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
26 Cutler, Tom 3 40 13.3 25 8.3 65 21.7 15 5.0 0 0.0 6 2.0 3 3 1 0.3 2 8
27 Gardiner, Darcy 24 239 10.0 87 3.6 326 13.6 112 4.7 0 0.0 53 2.2 22 26 1 0.0 0 6
22 Hinge, Mitchell 2 16 8.0 12 6.0 28 14.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 4 1 1 0.5 0 6
30 Hipwood, Eric 23 182 7.9 51 2.2 233 10.1 107 4.7 1 0.0 42 1.8 13 32 35 1.5 29 239
2 Hodge, Luke 22 278 12.6 94 4.3 372 16.9 128 5.8 0 0.0 39 1.8 14 24 0 0.0 2 2
1 Keays, Ben 2 15 7.5 12 6.0 27 13.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 6 3.0 1 4 0 0.0 2 2
35 Lester, Ryan 9 81 9.0 27 3.0 108 12.0 32 3.6 0 0.0 30 3.3 7 6 0 0.0 0 0
17 Lyons, Jarryd 24 338 14.1 234 9.8 572 23.8 72 3.0 0 0.0 143 6.0 28 18 14 0.6 10 94
12 Martin, Stefan 24 226 9.4 168 7.0 394 16.4 60 2.5 646 26.9 59 2.5 49 33 5 0.2 7 37
36 Mathieson, Rhys 9 69 7.7 68 7.6 137 15.2 23 2.6 0 0.0 28 3.1 6 16 4 0.4 3 27
11 McCarthy, Lincoln 24 179 7.5 135 5.6 314 13.1 70 2.9 0 0.0 94 3.9 14 32 20 0.8 13 133
6 McCluggage, Hugh 23 320 13.9 201 8.7 521 22.7 90 3.9 0 0.0 84 3.7 23 16 23 1.0 14 152
46 McInerney, Oscar 21 76 3.6 97 4.6 173 8.2 55 2.6 336 16.0 55 2.6 16 20 10 0.5 7 67
25 McStay, Daniel 24 120 5.0 122 5.1 242 10.1 100 4.2 13 0.5 50 2.1 9 8 21 0.9 16 142
9 Neale, Lachie 24 301 12.5 441 18.4 742 30.9 98 4.1 0 0.0 90 3.8 36 23 12 0.5 7 79
16 Rayner, Cam 24 139 5.8 90 3.8 229 9.5 59 2.5 0 0.0 51 2.1 25 17 20 0.8 25 145
10 Rich, Daniel 24 432 18.0 108 4.5 540 22.5 137 5.7 0 0.0 48 2.0 15 24 4 0.2 4 28
18 Robertson, Nick 5 41 8.2 26 5.2 67 13.4 21 4.2 0 0.0 15 3.0 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
5 Robinson, Mitch 23 347 15.1 148 6.4 495 21.5 121 5.3 0 0.0 99 4.3 36 31 17 0.7 12 114
44 Smith, Archie 2 4 2.0 15 7.5 19 9.5 2 1.0 37 18.5 5 2.5 0 3 0 0.0 0 0
37 Starcevich, Brandon 1 7 7.0 0 0.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
28 Taylor, Lewis 5 52 10.4 30 6.0 82 16.4 21 4.2 0 0.0 12 2.4 5 1 3 0.6 5 23
14 Walker, Josh 11 89 8.1 45 4.1 134 12.2 68 6.2 2 0.2 15 1.4 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
29 Witherden, Alex 23 332 14.4 89 3.9 421 18.3 127 5.5 0 0.0 38 1.7 13 17 2 0.1 3 15
15 Zorko, Dayne 24 404 16.8 132 5.5 536 22.3 94 3.9 0 0.0 160 6.7 39 31 23 1.0 19 157
Totals 528 5413 10.3 3078 5.8 8491 16.1 2146 4.1 1035 2.0 1531 2.9 498 500 307 0.6 236 2078
 

Footnotes

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