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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) 1987–2023

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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2021 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Brisbane's 2021 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Brisbane 3.38.410.714.10 94 LOST Sydney 2.48.417.619.11 125 -31 GAB Mar 20 (Sat, 6:45) Scores
2 A Brisbane 2.54.97.1111.14 80 LOST Geelong 5.38.511.812.9 81 -1 KAR Mar 26 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
3 A Brisbane 2.16.18.311.7 73 WON Collingwood 4.27.39.511.6 72 1 DOC Apr 1 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
4 A Brisbane 2.13.46.68.6 54 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.37.69.1010.13 73 -19 EUR Apr 10 (Sat, 1:35) Scores
5 H Brisbane 4.27.512.615.12 102 WON Essendon 0.31.54.66.9 45 57 GAB Apr 17 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
6 A Brisbane 2.39.913.1215.13 103 WON Carlton 3.55.79.1112.13 85 18 DOC Apr 24 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
7 H Brisbane 4.58.811.1513.15 93 WON Port Adelaide 1.22.63.95.14 44 49 GAB May 1 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
8 H Brisbane 5.48.712.914.11 95 WON Fremantle 2.13.37.710.11 71 24 GAB May 9 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
9 A Brisbane 3.38.516.719.10 124 WON Gold Coast 2.33.63.77.9 51 73 CRR May 15 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
10 H Brisbane 3.57.911.1115.12 102 WON Richmond 5.17.28.511.8 74 28 GAB May 21 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 H Brisbane 6.410.714.1019.15 129 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.04.15.310.5 65 64 GAB May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Brisbane 4.48.610.811.9 75 LOST Melbourne 2.35.410.914.13 97 -22 SSH Jun 4 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
13 Brisbane       Bye        
14 A Brisbane 2.43.76.99.14 68 WON North Melbourne 1.24.35.66.9 45 23 BEL Jun 19 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
15 H Brisbane 4.78.911.1313.16 94 WON Geelong 0.13.55.67.8 50 44 GAB Jun 24 (Thu, 7:32) Scores
16 A Brisbane 3.45.611.717.9 111 WON Adelaide 2.14.47.78.11 59 52 ADO Jul 3 (Sat, 4:05) Scores
17 H Brisbane 1.54.87.88.15 63 LOST St. Kilda 1.36.69.914.11 95 -32 CRR Jul 10 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
18 A Brisbane 3.18.410.713.8 86 LOST Richmond 4.27.412.616.10 106 -20 CRR Jul 16 (Fri, 8:05) Scores
19 H Brisbane 2.44.99.1417.18 120 WON Gold Coast 3.39.69.810.11 71 49 GAB Jul 24 (Sat, 3:10) Scores
20 A Brisbane 0.13.44.612.8 80 LOST Hawthorn 4.37.413.514.8 92 -12 YOR Aug 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A Brisbane 6.410.614.818.10 118 WON Fremantle 2.13.36.38.6 54 64 PER Aug 8 (Sun, 3:10) Scores
22 H Brisbane 4.211.418.622.10 142 WON Collingwood 3.25.36.78.9 57 85 GAB Aug 14 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
23 H Brisbane 7.210.413.619.11 125 WON West Coast 3.38.510.713.9 87 38 GAB Aug 21 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
1QF A Brisbane 4.25.47.59.6 60 LOST Melbourne 5.49.109.1213.15 93 -33 ADO Aug 28 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
1SF H Brisbane 5.36.59.911.12 78 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.46.67.1111.13 79 -1 GAB Sep 4 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
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2021 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 17 166 9.8 71 4.2 237 13.9 92 5.4 0 0.0 30 1.8 13 14 0 0.0 0 0
4 Ah Chee, Callum 21 103 4.9 96 4.6 199 9.5 35 1.7 0 0.0 58 2.8 5 18 7 0.3 0 42
31 Andrews, Harris 23 219 9.5 132 5.7 351 15.3 181 7.9 0 0.0 29 1.3 16 25 1 0.0 1 7
33 Bailey, Zac 24 273 11.4 167 7.0 440 18.3 77 3.2 0 0.0 68 2.8 20 45 31 1.3 18 204
38 Ballenden, Connor 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
13 Berry, Thomas 11 14 1.3 23 2.1 37 3.4 6 0.5 0 0.0 20 1.8 2 5 2 0.2 1 13
7 Berry, Jarrod 11 75 6.8 63 5.7 138 12.5 24 2.2 0 0.0 34 3.1 14 15 5 0.5 2 32
14 Birchall, Grant 23 307 13.3 118 5.1 425 18.5 159 6.9 0 0.0 23 1.0 3 9 2 0.1 0 12
23 Cameron, Charlie 24 199 8.3 62 2.6 261 10.9 95 4.0 0 0.0 53 2.2 18 19 55 2.3 33 363
12 Cockatoo, Nakia 7 18 2.6 24 3.4 42 6.0 5 0.7 0 0.0 22 3.1 4 4 5 0.7 1 31
18 Coleman, Keidean 18 89 4.9 73 4.1 162 9.0 44 2.4 0 0.0 32 1.8 16 11 6 0.3 5 41
3 Daniher, Joe 24 259 10.8 83 3.5 342 14.3 117 4.9 49 2.0 25 1.0 30 33 46 1.9 32 308
21 Fullarton, Tom 12 52 4.3 73 6.1 125 10.4 22 1.8 42 3.5 21 1.8 5 5 3 0.3 1 19
27 Gardiner, Darcy 9 61 6.8 38 4.2 99 11.0 34 3.8 0 0.0 4 0.4 6 11 0 0.0 0 0
30 Hipwood, Eric 16 118 7.4 51 3.2 169 10.6 79 4.9 0 0.0 20 1.3 12 17 26 1.6 20 176
35 Lester, Ryan 17 112 6.6 86 5.1 198 11.6 72 4.2 0 0.0 32 1.9 10 12 1 0.1 0 6
17 Lyons, Jarryd 24 395 16.5 279 11.6 674 28.1 119 5.0 0 0.0 154 6.4 38 11 10 0.4 7 67
42 Madden, James 9 49 5.4 50 5.6 99 11.0 25 2.8 0 0.0 16 1.8 8 2 1 0.1 0 6
36 Mathieson, Rhys 15 84 5.6 85 5.7 169 11.3 36 2.4 0 0.0 39 2.6 8 15 2 0.1 2 14
11 McCarthy, Lincoln 24 183 7.6 123 5.1 306 12.8 77 3.2 0 0.0 80 3.3 27 28 36 1.5 15 231
6 McCluggage, Hugh 24 407 17.0 193 8.0 600 25.0 123 5.1 0 0.0 89 3.7 23 23 15 0.6 22 112
46 McInerney, Oscar 23 156 6.8 145 6.3 301 13.1 53 2.3 672 29.2 51 2.2 39 29 6 0.3 5 41
25 McStay, Daniel 19 120 6.3 71 3.7 191 10.1 88 4.6 8 0.4 58 3.1 19 9 28 1.5 10 178
9 Neale, Lachie 17 220 12.9 239 14.1 459 27.0 66 3.9 0 0.0 70 4.1 35 17 8 0.5 6 54
40 Payne, Jack 10 73 7.3 46 4.6 119 11.9 49 4.9 0 0.0 16 1.6 2 5 0 0.0 0 0
20 Prior, Jaxon 18 116 6.4 44 2.4 160 8.9 45 2.5 0 0.0 24 1.3 11 5 6 0.3 4 40
10 Rich, Daniel 24 514 21.4 110 4.6 624 26.0 137 5.7 0 0.0 42 1.8 12 11 3 0.1 10 28
2 Robertson, Deven 16 110 6.9 100 6.3 210 13.1 53 3.3 0 0.0 67 4.2 10 9 4 0.3 2 26
5 Robinson, Mitch 22 297 13.5 133 6.0 430 19.5 98 4.5 0 0.0 64 2.9 27 23 7 0.3 7 49
22 Sharp, Harry 2 12 6.0 3 1.5 15 7.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
37 Starcevich, Brandon 24 216 9.0 82 3.4 298 12.4 90 3.8 0 0.0 41 1.7 15 26 0 0.0 0 0
15 Zorko, Dayne 23 386 16.8 169 7.3 555 24.1 122 5.3 0 0.0 140 6.1 31 40 17 0.7 18 120
Totals 552 5406 9.8 3033 5.5 8439 15.3 2228 4.0 772 1.4 1426 2.6 481 500 333 0.6 222 2220
 

Footnotes

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