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Lions believe Port Adelaide is in box seat for Ryder

Caroline Wilson and Jake Niall Essendon forward/ruckman Paddy Ryder met Brisbane Lions on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a possible move to the Lions.

Brisbane Lions' pre-game stunt will not go ahead after public backlash

The Brisbane Lions chief executive Greg Swann plans to attract crowds with a live lion.

Stathi Paxinos A day after heaping praise on Brisbane Lions chief executive Greg Swann for his "provocative" marketing ploy of parading a caged lion around the Gabba before home games, AFL boss Gillon McLachlan now...

Brisbane Lions' game day proposal may come back to bite them

Stathi Paxinos dinkus

Stathi Paxinos Ladies and gentlemen, let's stand and applaud  the winner of this year's most ill-conceived marketing ploy – Greg Swann and the Brisbane Lions for  spruiking  their proposal to...

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Lions ask AFL for $3m - for footy and debt

Brisbane chief executive Greg Swann.

Jake Niall The Brisbane Lions have requested $3 million from the AFL to enable them to fund their football operations and shore up their troubled finances.

Brisbane Lions should target Magpie Dayne Beams, says Dayne Zorko

Dayne Zorko has backed speculation that the Brisbane Lions should target Collingwood premiership player Dayne Beams, brother of current Lion Claye.

Pies, Lions to nominate Moore and Clayton as father-son selections

Darcy Moore (left) in action for Vic Metro against Vic Country in May.

Emma Quayle The first pieces of the father-son puzzle have begun to slot into place, with Darcy Moore and Josh Clayton to be nominated by Collingwood and Brisbane.

Brisbane Lions may offer second-round pick for Essendon's Paddy Ryder

Caroline Wilson

Caroline Wilson Essendon became aware it had a genuine problem with Paddy Ryder some weeks ago, but Ryder's problem with the club began, in truth, in the first half of last year.

Justin Leppitsch's Lions ruck dilemma

Brisbane's Matthew Leuenberger.

Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch is treading carefully as he seriously considers recalling ruckman Matthew Leuenberger before the end of the AFL season.

Lions coach Justin Leppitsch says the AFL's match review panel doesn't add up

Justin Leppitsch.

The AFL coach who has benefited most out of this week's match review panel controversies believes the judicial system must be overhauled.

Brisbane Lions midfielder Brent Moloney retires

Brent Moloney.

Bruising midfielder Brent Moloney has retired at age 30, succumbing to an achilles injury.

Tom Rockliff says Brisbane Lions keen to hurt Magpies' finals hopes

Tom Rockliff (left) says the Lions are hunting a major scalp to show the 105-point thrashing by the Crows was an aberration.

Combative Brisbane Lions star Tom Rockliff says the Lions are desperate to have a say in just who gets to reach this year's AFL finals.

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Brisbane Lions ruckman Stefan Martin thriving as the main man

Stefan Martin has been a revelation since returning to the Lions' side in round 12.

Daniel Cherny Midway through the AFL season Brisbane Lions ruckman Stefan Martin could have been forgiven for thinking his race was run, but he's struck a purple patch and is now a man in demand.

AFL

Lions leave it late to beat dour Demons

The Lions celebrate their win post-match.

Peter Hanlon We should never forget it's an easy game from the safe side of the fence. But my, some days it's hard to be charitable.

AFL

Lewy Taylor buzzing in Lions' Mozzie Squad

Lewy Taylor.

Few No.28 draft picks can expect to play every game of their rookie AFL season.

Injury-hit Magpies prove easy prey for Lions

Dayne Zorko celebrates a goal

Michael Gleeson Collingwood devastated by injuries barely before the game begins then get mauled by Lions at the MCG

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Ross Lyon says he's scared of Brisbane Lions

Anthony Morabito is a chance to play against Brisbane this week.

Justin Chadwick Brisbane haven't scared too many AFL clubs this season, but Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has described his team's upcoming trip to the Gabba as a "frightening prospect".

Brisbane Lions' Ash McGrath announces retirement

Ash McGrath

Tough utility Ashley McGrath, the last remaining link to the Brisbane Lions' 2001-03 triple premiership era, will play his last AFL match on Sunday against Fremantle.

Redan's Lady Lions a roaring success

Redan's LAdy Lions juniors celebrate their premiership win over Lake Wendouree.

Adam McNicol Redan has been a powerhouse club in the Ballarat Football League for more than a decade. Between 2002 and 2011 the Lions won six senior premierships, and they are right in the mix to claim another...

Fremantle eases to big win over Brisbane Lions

Fremantle's Michael Walters celebrates a goal.

Andrew Stafford Fremantle returns to the top four on the AFL ladder with a comfortable 58-point victory over the Lions.

Heat, fixture not to blame for Lions' big loss to Crows: Justin Leppitsch

Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch looks glum during Sunday's game against Adelaide.

Andrew Stafford Brisbane coach refused to blame the heat or fixture for the Lions’ 105-point shellacking at the hands of the Crows