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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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2020 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2020 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Brisbane 3.34.57.79.8 62 LOST Hawthorn 3.16.210.214.6 90 -28 MCG Mar 22 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
2 H Brisbane 4.28.211.512.9 81 WON Fremantle 3.07.38.510.9 69 12 GAB Jun 13 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
3 H Brisbane 1.22.67.910.14 74 WON West Coast 2.13.45.46.8 44 30 GAB Jun 20 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
4 H Brisbane 3.37.107.1510.23 83 WON Adelaide 1.02.06.37.4 46 37 GAB Jun 28 (Sun, 1:05) Scores
5 H Brisbane 2.18.611.1112.13 85 WON Port Adelaide 1.62.74.106.12 48 37 GAB Jul 4 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
6 A Brisbane 1.64.84.96.10 46 LOST Geelong 1.43.410.711.7 73 -27 SCG Jul 9 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
7 A Brisbane 4.47.510.613.10 88 WON Greater Western Sydney 2.34.48.510.8 68 20 SSH Jul 18 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
8 A Brisbane 2.25.57.67.11 53 WON Melbourne 2.23.34.67.7 49 4 CRR Jul 26 (Sun, 6:10) Scores
9 A Brisbane 5.35.510.614.7 91 WON Essendon 1.32.33.43.10 28 63 CRR Jul 31 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
10 A Brisbane 2.33.83.154.17 41 LOST Richmond 3.38.59.612.10 82 -41 CRR Aug 4 (Tue, 7:10) Scores
11 H Brisbane 3.49.813.1014.12 96 WON Western Bulldogs 3.15.28.211.6 72 24 GAB Aug 8 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
12 A Brisbane 1.53.65.97.11 53 WON North Melbourne 1.33.34.38.4 52 1 CRR Aug 15 (Sat, 2:35) Scores
13 H Brisbane 2.53.66.136.14 50 WON St. Kilda 1.03.26.37.6 48 2 GAB Aug 23 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
14 Brisbane       Bye        
15 H Brisbane 0.25.36.56.6 42 WON Collingwood 1.12.33.35.4 34 8 GAB Sep 4 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
16 H Brisbane 5.48.611.1013.10 88 WON Gold Coast 1.04.35.56.7 43 45 GAB Sep 9 (Wed, 7:10) Scores
17 A Brisbane 1.13.35.411.7 73 WON Sydney 2.02.03.36.5 41 32 CAZ Sep 13 (Sun, 6:10) Scores
18 H Brisbane 3.28.59.711.12 78 WON Carlton 4.04.16.110.1 61 17 GAB Sep 19 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2QF H Brisbane 3.17.29.610.9 69 WON Richmond 4.15.16.38.6 54 15 GAB Oct 2 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2PF H Brisbane 2.04.35.56.6 42 LOST Geelong 2.54.87.1111.16 82 -40 GAB Oct 17 (Sat, 6:40) Scores
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2020 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 1 2 2.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
4 Ah Chee, Callum 18 138 7.7 69 3.8 207 11.5 63 3.5 0 0.0 52 2.9 9 14 3 0.2 4 22
31 Andrews, Harris 16 113 7.1 58 3.6 171 10.7 70 4.4 0 0.0 17 1.1 14 8 0 0.0 0 0
43 Answerth, Noah 9 71 7.9 24 2.7 95 10.6 25 2.8 0 0.0 17 1.9 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
33 Bailey, Zac 19 166 8.7 89 4.7 255 13.4 76 4.0 0 0.0 47 2.5 11 19 13 0.7 9 87
38 Ballenden, Connor 2 5 2.5 4 2.0 9 4.5 5 2.5 5 2.5 1 0.5 1 1 1 0.5 1 7
13 Berry, Thomas 6 16 2.7 25 4.2 41 6.8 10 1.7 0 0.0 12 2.0 2 4 0 0.0 2 2
7 Berry, Jarrod 17 155 9.1 116 6.8 271 15.9 70 4.1 0 0.0 64 3.8 20 21 7 0.4 10 52
14 Birchall, Grant 16 150 9.4 53 3.3 203 12.7 69 4.3 0 0.0 16 1.0 6 4 0 0.0 0 0
23 Cameron, Charlie 19 140 7.4 38 2.0 178 9.4 64 3.4 0 0.0 41 2.2 20 17 31 1.6 22 208
18 Coleman, Keidean 5 25 5.0 17 3.4 42 8.4 9 1.8 0 0.0 24 4.8 3 9 2 0.4 1 13
41 Eagles, Matt 2 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 14 7.0 4 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
28 Ellis-Yolmen, Cameron 9 50 5.6 48 5.3 98 10.9 18 2.0 0 0.0 23 2.6 5 6 3 0.3 2 20
47 Fullarton, Tom 2 5 2.5 4 2.0 9 4.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 0 1 0.5 3 9
27 Gardiner, Darcy 18 139 7.7 60 3.3 199 11.1 71 3.9 0 0.0 25 1.4 9 20 0 0.0 0 0
22 Hinge, Mitchell 1 10 10.0 3 3.0 13 13.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
30 Hipwood, Eric 19 147 7.7 40 2.1 187 9.8 79 4.2 0 0.0 17 0.9 13 17 24 1.3 19 163
35 Lester, Ryan 15 107 7.1 70 4.7 177 11.8 62 4.1 0 0.0 35 2.3 7 10 0 0.0 1 1
17 Lyons, Jarryd 19 255 13.4 156 8.2 411 21.6 64 3.4 0 0.0 77 4.1 22 12 4 0.2 10 34
12 Martin, Stefan 8 37 4.6 21 2.6 58 7.3 8 1.0 138 17.3 19 2.4 8 9 1 0.1 1 7
36 Mathieson, Rhys 1 8 8.0 6 6.0 14 14.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
11 McCarthy, Lincoln 17 89 5.2 76 4.5 165 9.7 40 2.4 0 0.0 53 3.1 14 11 15 0.9 15 105
6 McCluggage, Hugh 19 219 11.5 136 7.2 355 18.7 70 3.7 0 0.0 52 2.7 13 6 8 0.4 21 69
46 McInerney, Oscar 19 91 4.8 75 3.9 166 8.7 33 1.7 366 19.3 57 3.0 19 13 6 0.3 5 41
25 McStay, Daniel 17 80 4.7 44 2.6 124 7.3 54 3.2 7 0.4 27 1.6 9 8 11 0.6 6 72
9 Neale, Lachie 19 249 13.1 262 13.8 511 26.9 79 4.2 0 0.0 59 3.1 21 12 14 0.7 13 97
40 Payne, Jack 5 28 5.6 11 2.2 39 7.8 20 4.0 0 0.0 4 0.8 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
16 Rayner, Cam 17 85 5.0 82 4.8 167 9.8 51 3.0 0 0.0 54 3.2 12 11 17 1.0 7 109
10 Rich, Daniel 15 218 14.5 39 2.6 257 17.1 74 4.9 0 0.0 19 1.3 9 5 4 0.3 2 26
2 Robertson, Deven 1 3 3.0 4 4.0 7 7.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
5 Robinson, Mitch 19 182 9.6 79 4.2 261 13.7 66 3.5 0 0.0 44 2.3 16 16 5 0.3 3 33
21 Skinner, Sam 2 12 6.0 5 2.5 17 8.5 13 6.5 1 0.5 2 1.0 0 1 1 0.5 2 8
44 Smith, Archie 5 9 1.8 18 3.6 27 5.4 2 0.4 57 11.4 7 1.4 3 5 0 0.0 0 0
37 Starcevich, Brandon 18 125 6.9 43 2.4 168 9.3 57 3.2 0 0.0 29 1.6 9 9 1 0.1 2 8
29 Witherden, Alex 6 92 15.3 23 3.8 115 19.2 39 6.5 0 0.0 7 1.2 6 2 0 0.0 0 0
15 Zorko, Dayne 17 222 13.1 64 3.8 286 16.8 65 3.8 0 0.0 75 4.4 20 20 9 0.5 15 69
Totals 418 3445 8.2 1865 4.5 5310 12.7 1435 3.4 588 1.4 990 2.4 308 300 181 0.4 176 1262
 

Footnotes

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