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Hard work and teammates help Richmond's Trent Cotchin bounce back against Lions

Daniel Cherny Blanketed last weekend by Collingwood's Brent Macaffer, Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin charged back into form on Thursday night with 32 disposals against the Brisbane Lions.

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Brisbane Lions facing injury crisis ahead of must-win clash with Richmond

Matthew Leuenberger is facing yet another spell on the sidelines

Daniel Cherny A succession of injuries to key players has sent the Brisbane Lions spiralling towards crisis ahead of their Easter Thursday encounter with Richmond.

Brisbane Lions' Tom Rockliff a shining light

Footy Prophet In the midst of a disastrous start to the season for the Brisbane Lions, Tom Rockliff has done what many fantasy coaches hoped he would do this year, stamping himself as one of the best fantasy...

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Brisbane Lions confirm ACL injury for Daniel Rich

Daniel Cherny Club confirms that key onballer Daniel Rich has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament.

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ACL body-blow for Rich, Lions

Sidelined: Daniel Rich is helped off the field on Saturday. He requires a knee reconstruction.

Daniel Cherny Brisbane Lions' already stuttering season dealt a major blow.

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Jared Polec won't be targeted for leaving Brisbane, say Lions

More niggle will be aimed at Jared Polec, but Brisbane Lions vice-captain Tom Rockliff denies they will target the former Lion when they take on Port Adelaide on Saturday.

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Lions reel as Port Adelaide romps to 113-point win

Lion Jack Redden gives his opponent the brush-off.

Ashley Porter The Brisbane Lions were reeling last night following an embarrassing 113-point loss to Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval and with key ruckman Matthew Leuenberger possibly facing a season-ending right...

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Any win will do for rookie Lions coach Leppitsch

Justin Leppitsch

Phil Lutton Lions coach Justin Leppitsch didn't exactly go out of his way to try and fan the embers of the awkwardly titled QClash to be played at Metricon Stadium on Saturday.

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More to the Suns than Ablett, says Lions coach

Lions coach Justin Leppitsch.

He's the AFL's best player so limiting Gary Ablett's influence is crucial to Brisbane's chances against Gold Coast on Saturday.

Live: Lions v Geelong

Jonathan Brown.

Phil Lutton Live: Lions v Geelong

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Gold Coast cruises past sorry Lions

In the ruck: Lion Trent West (front) and Tom Nicholls.

Andrew Stafford The first thing to say about Gold Coast's shellacking of their sort-of local rivals the Brisbane Lions is that it should not have been in any way unexpected.

Slow progress for Leppitsch's Lions

Lions head coach Justin Leppitsch.

Phil Lutton Justin Leppitsch remembers how AFL football seemed to zoom by in a blur when he first started the game.

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Why you should never discount the Brisbane Lions in March

Daniel Rich and Taylor Hunt

Daniel Cherny If history is any guide, it would be unwise to discount the unfancied Brisbane Lions' chances against Geelong this Sunday at the Gabba.

Lance Franklin helps Sydney Swans glide past Brisbane Lions

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Andrew Stafford It's not every day - ever, really - that you get to watch footballers the calibre of Jonathan Brown and Lance Franklin play on a suburban ground.

Tom Rockliff says Brisbane Lions will shake up Hawthorn Hawks in AFL

Brisbane midfielder Tom Rockliff.

Phil Lutton Brisbane may as well be going to Tasmania for some trout fishing and cheese tasting, if oddsmakers and tipsters are to be respected, but Tom Rockliff says the Lions are backing themselves to get...

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Swans beat Brisbane Lions in AFL practice match

Jonathan Brown of the Lions and Heath Grundy of the Swans.

Andrew Stafford It's not every day - ever, really - that you get to watch footballers of the calibre of Jonathan Brown and Lance Franklin play on open suburban grounds.

Brisbane Lions face a tough season-opener against Hawthorn in Tasmania

Justin Lepitsch.

New Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch will do well to prevent their AFL season-opener becoming a case of Lions to the slaughter.

AFL: Lions lose Beams with broken foot

Setback... Claye Beams has been sidelined with another injury.

The Brisbane Lions will be without luckless midfielder Claye Beams for the opening two months of the AFL premiership due to a broken foot.

Brisbane Lions don't need assistance: Demetriou

Andrew Demetriou

FL boss Andrew Demetriou has balked at assisting the Brisbane Lions with a player retention allowance, saying more wins will avoid another off-field exodus at the battling AFL club.

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Jed Adcock heads up new era for Brisbane Lions

Next generation: Jed Adcock is hassled by Hawthorn?s Cyril Rioli.

Andrew Stafford As the unfancied Lions prepare to tackle the reigning premier Hawthorn in Launceston next Saturday, Andrew Stafford caught up with new captain Jed Adcock.