Brisbane Lions

Brisbane Lions one step closer to second AFLW flag after eliminating Adelaide

Brisbane have booked their spot in a fourth grand final after out muscling the reigning premiers Adelaide, meaning the league’s showpiece event will be held at their newly built training facility at Springfield.

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1 week ago, The Age, Brisbane Lions

Locked in! Lions find Queensland home to host AFLW grand final

The AFLW grand final venues are locked in, with minor premiers Brisbane able to stay in their home state should they win hosting rights tonight.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Brisbane Lions

Lions lure Irishman McKenna to AFL club

Former Essendon defender Conor McKenna. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) THE Brisbane Lions’ productive off-season has got even better with former Essendon speedster Conor McKenna choosing the AFL premiership contenders. After landing Hawthorn premiership forward Jack Gunston and Western Bulldogs...

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1 week ago, K-Rock Football, Brisbane Lions

Lions confirm signing of Gaelic star

The Brisbane Lions have confirmed the signing of former Essendon defender Conor McKenna for the 2023 season.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Brisbane Lions

Irishman’s brutal Bomber call after announcing AFL return with Brisbane

The Brisbane Lions’ productive off-season has got even better with former Essendon speedster Conor McKenna choosing the AFL premiership contenders. After landing Hawthorn premiership forward Jack Gunston and Western Bulldogs star Josh Dunkley during the trade period, the Lions will...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Brisbane Lions, Essendon Bombers

Lions confirm terms of McKenna contract in official statement

Brisbane has confirmed Conor McKenna will become a Lion. McKenna was choosing between several clubs when multiple reports stated on Thursday that McKenna had chosen Brisbane. The club has announced that the 26-year-old has signed a one-year contract. He’ll join the Lions through the pre-season supplemental...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Will McKenna “make a difference” at Brisbane after nominating Lions?

Former Essendon defender Conor McKenna will play for Brisbane in 2023 after choosing the Lions as his preferred new home. McKenna spent two years at home in Ireland after retiring in 2020 and met with Brisbane, St Kilda, Essendon and Port Adelaide in recent weeks after making the call to return. With...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Destination Brisbane: Former Bomber Conor McKenna to become a Lion

The Lions have landed Irish speedster Conor McKenna after four clubs wooed the returning defender.

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1 week ago, The Age, Brisbane Lions, Essendon Bombers

The areas of improvement for Brisbane following dominant off-season

Brisbane continues to dominate the off-season, with former Bomber Conor McKenna opting to revive his AFL career with the Lions. McKenna departed Essendon after 2020, but has since elected to return to the game, with Port Adelaide, St Kilda and the Bombers among the teams interested. He joins Jack Gunston...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Lions ‘miles away’ from best

THE Brisbane Lions might need to find their “best footy” quickly, with a AFLW grand final spot on the line at Metricon Stadium tonight.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Brisbane Lions

‘Footy brought our lives together’: Crows and Lions to honour Heather Anderson in final

Adelaide and Brisbane will honour and remember Adelaide premiership player Heather Anderson who tragically passed away earlier this week during Friday night’s preliminary final.

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1 week ago, The Age, Adelaide Crows, Brisbane Lions

Report: Lions father-son prospect facing delayed start to 2023 pre-season

Brisbane father-son prospect Jaspa Fletcher has suffered a back injury and will face a delayed start to the 2023 pre-season, reports AFL Media's Cal Twomey. Fletcher will now reportedly spend two months in a back brace after recent back soreness was diagnosed as a stress injury. Brisbane father-son...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Lions still a chance to host AFLW final

AFLW: Brisbane could host the AFLW grand final if they beat Adelaide, with a new stadium emerging as a late contender.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Brisbane Lions

“I’ll certainly put my hand up”: Zorko keen to captain Lions again in 2023

Brisbane star Dayne Zorko is hoping to captain the Lions for a sixth straight year in 2023. After taking over in mid-2018, Zorko has led the Lions to four consecutive finals finishes with the side holding a 63-36 win-loss record in the 99 games he has skippered. While the 33-year-old has helped lead...

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1 week ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Lions wary of high-flying Crows

Lions captain Breanna Koenen is wary of an Adelaide ambush on Friday night, fearing ongoing and premature speculation about where to play the AFLW grand final – should Brisbane earn hosting rights – could distract her team from the task of reaching the decider.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Adelaide Crows, Brisbane Lions

Why new Lions development coach wasn't put off by AFL's investigation into Fagan

New Brisbane development coach Dale Morris says the AFL’s investigation into Chris Fagan’s conduct while at Hawthorn didn’t put him off joining the club. Morris, who played 253 games for the Western Bulldogs and famously battled out the 2016 Grand Final with a broken back, was on Thursday officially...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

‘Our time is now’: Lions superstar’s bold 2023 premiership call

Brisbane star Lachie Neale says it’s premiership or bust for the Lions in 2023 after years of finals’ heartbreak.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Brisbane Lions

Lions will not fear GF venue drama

AFL: The Brisbane Lions are not letting the possibility that they will not be able to play the Grand Final at home bother them ahead of their vital clash on the weekend.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Brisbane Lions

“Gunning for a premiership”: Lions star confident in extended premiership window

Brisbane midfielder Lachie Neale is excited about what the 2023 season could hold, feeling his side is right in its premiership window. The Lions have been right around the mark for a number of years now and continue to take swings in the trade period to add to their list. Western Bulldogs star midfielder...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions

Saints in the mix but Lions remain front-runners for McKenna

Brisbane is the front-runner for Conor McKenna, according to SEN’s Sam Edmund. Channel 7’s Mitch Cleary reported on Tuesday that St Kilda had entered the race for the former Essendon defender. While their interest is seen as real, it is understood that the Lions are still at the front of the queue. Edmund...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions, St Kilda Saints

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