Three of the first four Brisbane Lions matches are away against St Kilda, Port Adelaide, and Richmond respectively, with a Melbourne home game in round two sandwiched in between. The Lions have no Friday night games and play the Gold Coast Suns, GWS Giants, Collingwood, North Melbourne and Hawthorn twice.
Brisbane has the bye in Round 13 and former Hawk captain Luke Hodge, who moved to the Lions in the off season, will meet his old teammates in round nine at the Gabba.
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The Brisbane Lions home and away fixture can be found below. Visit our AFL Fixtures page for home and away fixtures for other AFL clubs.
|1||Sat||Mar 24||Away||St Kilda||Etihad||3:35pm|
|3||Sat||Apr 7||Away||Port Adelaide||Adelaide||1:45pm|
|5||Sun||Apr 22||Home||Gold Coast Suns||Gabba||4:40pm|
|6||Sat||Apr 28||Away||GWS Giants||Spotless||4:35pm|
|8||Sat||May 12||Away||Western Bulldogs||Etihad||7:25pm|
|10||Sat||May 26||Home||Sydney Swans||Gabba||4:35pm|
|11||Sun||Jun 3||Away||Nth Melbourne||Etihad||1:10pm|
|14||Sat||Jun 23||Home||GWS Giants||Gabba||4:35pm|
|18||Sat||Jul 21||Home||Adelaide Crows||Gabba||7:25pm|
|19||Sat||Jul 28||Away||Geelong Cats||GMHBA||2:10pm|
|20||Sat||Aug 4||Home||Nth Melbourne||Gabba||2:10pm|
|22||Sat||Aug 18||Away||Gold Coast Suns||Metricon||7:25pm|
Brisbane Lions finished 18th on the ladder with 5 wins for the season to win the wooden spoon.
Ladder: 18th - 22: 5-17-0 (20pts)
Most Kicks: Dayne Zorko 341
Most Handballs: Dayne Beams 238
Most Disposals: Dayne Zorko 526
Most Marks: Harris Andrews 138
Most Goals: Dayne Zorko 34
Most Hitouts: Stefan Martin 770
Lions midfielder Dayne Zorko scored his third Brisbane Lions best and fairest award when he claimed the 2017 Merrett-Murray Medal, equaling the previous feats of club champions Michael Voss, Simon Black and Jonathan Brown. Zorko scored 277 votes to defeat Dayne Beams 224 and Tom Rockliff 214 to cap off a wonderful season.
1st: Dayne Zorko - 277 votes
2nd: Dayne Beams - 224 votes
3rd: Tom Rockliff - 214 votes
Next: Stefan Martin 202, Sam Mayes 200, Daniel Rich 199, Lewis Taylor 197, Harris Andrews 180, Ryan Lester 177, Darcy Gardiner 143 and Eric Hipwood 143.
Captain Dayne Beams scored the most Brownlow Medal votes for the Brisbane Lions with 17 from the umpires. Best and fairest winner Dayne Zorko finished next on 14 votes, but was ineligible for the award are being suspended during the season.
1st: Dayne Beams - 17 votes
2nd: Dayne Zorko - 14 votes (ineligible)
3rd: Stefan Martin - 6 votes
Next: Daniel Rich 4, Eric Hipwood 2, Tom Rockliff 2, Ryan Lester 1, Lewis Taylor 1.
The Brisbane Lions collected 47 Brownlow Medal votes.