Lions

James Frawley not worth pick three, says Brisbane Lions CEO Greg Swann over fears it could impact Dayne Beams trade

James Frawley.

Ronny Lerner Brisbane CEO Greg Swann fears James Frawley’s looming departure from Melbourne could unwittingly hamper the Lions’ ability to complete a trade for Collingwood star Dayne Beams.

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Brisbane Lions defender Joel Patfull far from landing at Sydney Swans

Joel Patfull.

Ronny Lerner Joel Patfull’s manager Shane Casley has poured cold water on the prospect of the Brisbane key defender heading to Sydney next year.

Dayne Beams: Brisbane Lions recruiting chief Peter Schwab confident of securing Magpie midfielder

Dayne Beams

Will Brodie Brisbane Lions recruiting chief Peter Schwab is confident contracted Collingwood midfielder Dayne Beams will become a Lion in 2015.

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Brisbane Lions won't budge on pick four in exchange for Collingwood star Dayne Beams

Collingwood's Dayne Beams wants to return to Queensland for family reasons.

Daniel Cherny The Brisbane Lions will not budge from their offer of pick four for Collingwood midfield star Dayne Beams, with an impasse with the Magpies now appearing likely.

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Skipper, star Magpies quick to fly to Buckley's defence

Behind Buckley: Scott Pendlebury.

Caroline Wilson The notion that Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has 'lost the players' is a fabrication, according to his captain Scott Pendlebury.

Hawks, Tasmania want to continue partnership

Alex Fair Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has given his strongest indication so far of his government's wish to extend its sponsorship arrangement with Hawthorn, with talks between the two parties set to take...

Brisbane Lions hope for Paddy Ryder decision by the end of the week

Paddy Ryder has quit Essendon, and will visit Port Adelaide this week before deciding where he will play next season.

Jon Pierik The Brisbane Lions expect Paddy Ryder to make a decision by the end of the week on whether he will join the club.

Lions believe Port Adelaide is in box seat for Ryder

Hot property: Paddy Ryder is in demand.

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.

AFL

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.

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.

AFL

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...

AFL

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.