Being bad is not a good enough reason for Carlton and Brisbane to receive priority draft picks, the AFL Commission has ruled.
Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch has declared the 2015 campaign the toughest of his football career but says a review of the club will provide a springboard for a revival.
Geelong's Jarrad Jansen looks set to join Brisbane during next month's trade period.
The Lions have their eye on Richmond tall David Astbury, who has been starved of opportunities in a stable Tigers backline.
Brisbane Lions recruiting chief Peter Schwab has all but ruled out the prospect of the Lions recruiting Hawthorn defender Matthew Suckling.
Dayne Beams and Mitch Robinson were two of the biggest names of the 2014 trade period and they have rewarded the Brisbane Lions, part of the club's first four-way club champion tie on Saturday.
Carlton, like the Brisbane Lions, have asked for a priority draft pick. Carlton, like Brisbane, know they won't get it.
The Brisbane Lions say they will refuse to trade contracted forward Sam Mayes, who is interested in a move back to Adelaide, while intrigue builds around James Aish.
Brisbane Lions insist they should keep pick two regardless of any Carlton free agency compensation.
Carlton should not bank on getting draft picks one and two if their out-of-contract ruckman Matthew Kreuzer leaves the club.
The Lions lifted themselves off the bottom of the ladder in round 23, and thus will not receive pick No.1 in this year's draft.
The Brisbane Lions will be hoping to make the club one to stay at with the return of welfare guru Craig Lambert and wife, Melissa.
Most people struggled to believe that Brisbane Lions retiree Brent Staker had been robbed a farewell AFL game after a hamstring injury in the warm up.
If the value of ruckmen is a perennial in modern football, this is the year the big men hit back. Todd Goldstein's form for North Melbourne is exhibit A.
Luke Beveridge said his team was just looking forward to playing a final after going down to the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba, but offered no excuses for the defeat and said his team would need to move on quickly.
If you want to know how the Brisbane Lions went this season, you need only look at their last game of the year.
Just when we thought 2015 could not get much worse for the Brisbane Lions, the ladder anchors have been compared to one of the world's least liked rock stars.
Injury-prone Richmond utility Ricky Petterd has announced his retirement, effective immediately.
Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch resolved that the club would be making every effort to convince disgruntled midfielder Jack Redden to stay, as the club tries to stave off the possibility of another player exodus.
Rating the Brisbane Lions' 2015 season