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The Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club (the trading name for the Brisbane Bears-Fitzroy Football Club) are an Australian Football League club, formed from the post-1996 merger of the Brisbane Bears and Fitzroy, the Lions. The side plays its home games at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, also known as the Gabba.

The merged club won its first league premiership in 2001, and Lion Jason Akermanis won the league's highest individual honour, the Brownlow Medal. In 2002, the Lions repeated as premiers, and Lion Simon Black won the Brownlow. In 2003, the Lions became the first Grand Final participant in AFL history to have three Brownlow Medallists in its lineup, the third being 1996 winner Michael Voss. The club went on to win the 2003 premiership, and become the first in the AFL to win three consecutive Premierships, but fell just short in its quest for a fourth consecutive flag, losing to Port Adelaide in the 2004 Grand Final.


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Club Facts

Premierships

  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003

Brownlow medallists

Norm Smith medallists

Coaches

Other notable players

See also

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