Giants defender Heath Shaw, the AFL's greatest larrikin, will play his 250th game this weekend.
Losing is never a good result, but for Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan there was some solace against Port Adelaide.
It's another huge Saturday of AFL footy with Richmond facing Sydney, Port Adelaide tackling the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast hosting Carlton.
Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan couldn't wipe the smile off his face. "It wasn't so much the fact that we won, it was the manner that we played tonight," he said after his team's second win of the season, a 57-point thrashing of Fremantle.
There were whispers that could be an upset in the offing at the Gabba ahead of this game.
It's another huge Saturday of AFL action as Hawthorn host Gold Coast, the Brisbane Lions tackle Fremantle and Essendon face Port Adelaide.
The Brisbane Lions just love young Josh Schache, and they know how to say his name.
Brisbane youngster Josh Schache has shocked the footy world by re-signing with the Lions for a further two seasons.
Brisbane coach Chris Fagan remains optimistic Josh Schache will sign a new deal with the Lions but the young Victorian shouldn't expect to play AFL footy again this year if he opts out.
Very little was expected of the young Lions in the lead-up to the 2017 home-and-away season. They were a popular tip, along with Carlton, to exit the season with the club's first wooden spoon since 1998.
Brisbane Lions youngster Josh Schache admits constant speculation about his AFL playing future has been tough to deal with.
Collingwood's game against Brisbane was a microcosm of their season. Good in parts, dominant in others, frail at times. They were architects of their own misfortune at others.
Join us for live coverage as Collingwood host Brisbane at the MCG.
Collingwood insist contract negotiations with Brodie Grundy are proceeding smoothly despite hopes of a new deal dragging into the middle of the season.
Carlton midfielder Nat Exon and forward Bella Ayre emerged as the links that ensured Tayla Harris joined the Blues on Thursday as part of a massive four-way deal.
Adelaide have returned to form with a thumping 80-point AFL victory over the hapless Brisbane Lions on Saturday night.
It's easy to forget Adelaide were close to outright favourites for the flag a fortnight ago.
It's four to the floor with four AFL matches today. Follow all the action live here.
Melbourne look to have emerged as a serious player for Tayla Harris' services after the Brisbane Lions turned down Carlton's offer for the marquee forward.
Highly-touted Brisbane forward Josh Schache is set to be dropped with the club believing the constant speculation surrounding his future is affecting his form.
AFL great Michael Voss has sold his Brisbane family home.
Hawthorn's 38-point win over the Brisbane Lions has come at a cost, with Cyril Rioli and Ben Stratton unable to see out the scrappy contest in Launceston.
For long stretches of the first half, this match looked like exactly what it was: a battle against the 16th-placed team on the ladder versus 18th.
Sydney Swans star Lance Franklin has head repeatedly slammed into ground after inciting brawl during match against the Brisbane Lions at the SCG.
Superstar forward Lance Franklin kicked the highest individual score of the AFL season, booting eight goals against Brisbane to propel the Swans to their first win after six losses.
Out-of-sorts Sydney star Dan Hannebery says criticism of his form is warranted, but is adamant a "few niggles" haven't impacted on his famed running capacity.
Swans coach John Longmire may have no choice but to rush veteran Jarrad McVeigh into the team this weekend.
While Port Adelaide look threatening, with four wins from six games, the Brisbane Lions were left to lament the loss of their fifth successive game, as well as their early season optimism.
Seven goals in 20 minutes. That's what it took for Port Adelaide to blow the Brisbane Lions away at the beginning of this game.
It's a big Saturday of footy, with five crucial matches across four states. And we've got it all covered.
The AFL pledges to help Victoria Police find an unidentified man who is alleged to have hurled racist abuse at a Brisbane trainer during the Lions' loss to the Western Bulldogs.
The AFL has been rocked by another incident of fan racism after a video emerged of a spectator launching a vile tirade at Saturday's Western Bulldogs-Brisbane Lions match, allegedly directed towards one of the Lions' trainers.
An AFL fan has been filmed allegedly launching a racist tirade against a Brisbane Lions trainer after shocking footage shows the man yell 'go back to the f***ing Chinese takeaway'.
A relieved Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has praised his side's ability to find enough to prevent what would have been an embarrassing loss to Brisbane in much-loved captain Bob Murphy's 300th game.
We have all the footy action covered here on another big Saturday, starting with the Western Bulldogs taking on the Lions, in Bob Murphy's 300th match.
Brisbane midfielder Allen Christensen's horrible injury luck has continued with a persistent collarbone issue ending his AFL season.
AFL umpire Alistair Meldrum narrowly missed a concussion after suddenly colliding with a Brisbane Lions player on Sunday night during the team's clash with the Richmond Tigers.
Richmond coach Damian Hardwick made a little bit of history with his group against the Brisbane Lions, with the Tigers notching four wins on the trot to open a season for the first time since 1995.
Richmond turned the clock back 22 years to match their last 4-0 season start after a big win over Brisbane at the Gabba.
Follow our live match tracker as the Lions host the Tigers at the Gabba.
Brisbane Lions great Alastair Lynch has warned Hawthorn payback has already begun for their era of dominance as the sliding Hawks lose their premiership-winning aura.
St Kilda coach Alan Richardson conceded he did not like the look of Leigh Montagna's time-wasting effort when the veteran ran into an open goal midway through the last quarter of the 31-point win over the Brisbane Lions.
St Kilda have survived a scare from Brisbane to claim their first win of the AFL season, downing the Lions by 31 points at Etihad Stadium.