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Swann takes top job at Lions

Jake Niall The Brisbane Lions have appointed former Carlton and Collingwood chief executive Greg Swann as the club's new chief.

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Brisbane Lions keen to avenge loss to Gold Coast Suns: Simon Black

Simon Black's opinion of Gold Coast appears to have risen along with the Suns' climb up the AFL ladder.

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Brisbane Lions still aim to be Queensland's No.1

Charlie Dixon of the Suns is tackled by Daniel Merrett of the Lions.

The battling Brisbane Lions have a week off but certainly aren't relaxing as they aim to deliver a fierce backhander in the fight to be Queensland's No.1 AFL club.

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Lions coach Justin Leppitsch tells Rockliff to cool it

Tom Rockliff.

Justin Leppitsch admits he's frustrated by midfielder Tom Rockliff's behaviour.

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Lions coming to terms with life after Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown

It's been nearly three weeks since Jonathan Brown called time on his AFL career.

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Eagles triumph over Lions through late Hutchings goal

Will Schofield of the Eagles competes for the ball with Michael Close of the Lions.

Daniel Cherny It was a clash between two outfits looking to the future and ultimately it was West Coast that prevailed - albeit only after a gritty final quarter charge from the Lions was thwarted by a brilliant...

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Tigers, Kangaroos and Lions could have merged: Ross Oakley

Former AFL chief executive and chairman Ross Oakley.

Jon Pierik Amid the turbulence and mergers debate of football in the 1980s, former AFL chief executive and chairman Ross Oakley has spoken of the death threats he received and has revealed there were...

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Richmond beats Brisbane Lions by 25 points at MCG

Jack Riewoldt attempting to mark over Pearce Hanley.

Rohan Connolly Ty Vickery kicked four goals on Saturday as Richmond scored consecutive wins for the first time this season, beating Brisbane by 25 points at the MCG.

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Brisbane Lions want their pants back in AFL

After copping an embarrassing AFL 'pantsing' last week, Brisbane will aim to win back some respect on Saturday night when they take on Fremantle at Patersons Stadium.

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Homesick factor continues to cripple struggling Lions

The Lions, three-time premiers a decade ago, lost five promising young players after bungling their change of coach.

The Brisbane Lions will remain at a fundamental disadvantage in the AFL unless the crippling homesick factor is fixed.

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Greg Swann favourite to become Lions' boss

Jon Pierik Former Carlton chief executive Greg Swann remains the favourite to become the Brisbane Lions' new chief executive, with formal presentations expected to begin within days.

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Jonathan Brown's retirement not a factor for Lions

Retired: Jonathan Brown.

The retirement decision by Brisbane icon Jonathan Brown is yet to fully sink in for teammate Claye Beams.

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Lions regroup without power forward Jonathan Brown

Brisbane Lions logo

The battling Brisbane Lions must quickly and clinically move forward without champion power forward Jonathan Brown, according to vice-captain Tom Rockliff.

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Go-home factor hurts Brisbane as former Lions turn it on at their new clubs

Players who left Brisbane.

Matt Murnane When the Brisbane Lions' supporter group, The Lion's Roar, set about research to show how the "homesickness factor" was crippling its club, it could have used Jared Polec as a poster boy.

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Lions vice-captain plays down altercation with Brent Harvey

'Emotions got the better of me. It was spur of the moment.'

Alana Schetzer Brisbane vice-captain Tom Rockliff has played down what appeared to be a heated altercation with North Melbourne’s Brent Harvey after the Lions' win on Saturday.

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Steven Morris to miss game with Brisbane Lions after all players accept MRP sanctions

Steven Morris will miss the Tigers clash with the Lions

Richmond defender Steven Morris' minor charges add up to a major headache for Tigers coach Damien Hardwick.

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Brisbane Lions champion Jonathan Brown retires from AFL football

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 03:  Jonathan Brown of the Lions leaves the field injured during the round 19 AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the St Kilda Saints at The Gabba on August 3, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton After a storied career spanning 256 games, Brisbane Lions champion Jonathan Brown has retired.

Brisbane Lions player Jonathan Brown retires

AFL Round 20 Carlton V Brisbane.Brisbane's Jonathan Brown in action at Etihad Stadium.11 August 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Kristian Silva Brisbane Lions stalwart Jonathan Brown has announced his immediate retirement from the AFL, citing health reasons for ending an accolade-filled 14-year career.

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Brisbane Lions' Jonathan Brown bows to medical advice and announces retirement

Jonathan Brown with his wife Kylie and children Olivia and Jack.

Andrew Stafford Crazy bravery defined Jonathan Brown, who retired on Monday after one concussion too many.

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GWS Giants have the edge over Brisbane Lions in AFL stats department

Welcome return: Giants co-captain Phil Davis.

Tom Decent They're running dead last and have lost eight matches in a row, but Greater Western Sydney can take solace before their round 13 clash against Brisbane knowing they are statistically superior in...