Our past legends relive the 2001 grand final. “Schwarzenegger told his men ‘if it bleeds, we can kill it.’ And Leigh likened Essendon to the Predator and we had to see if they could bleed. 8,251+ items sold. })(); Interested in being a coach? I think that’s what happened post 1998,” Hart says. **Special Order**, Brisbane Lions AFL LOGO Flag 90 x 150 cm For flag Poles! Seller: dustedorange (1,856) 100%, Location: Noble Park, VIC, Ships to: AU, Item: 193215258745 Brisbane Lions 2001, 2002 And 2003 Afl Premiers Official Print Framed - 3 Peat. 0 sold, 1 available. Matthew Lloyd was amongst the best for Essendon, kicking 5 goals. Brisbane started the game well, scoring the first goal of the match from a free kick awarded to Alastair Lynch for holding against Dustin Fletcher. LE. “Leigh Matthews likened them to the Predator,” Brown says. FOR SALE! The Lions were down 20 points minutes before the halftime break but an important goal from Alaistair Lynch just before the siren kept them in the hunt. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of, Flag Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Merchandise, Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Merchandise, Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Memorabilia, Scarves Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Merchandise, Caps Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Merchandise, Brisbane Lions 2000s AFL & Australian Rules Football Memorabilia, Poster Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Memorabilia, Beanies Brisbane Lions AFL & Australian Rules Football Merchandise, Brisbane Lions Select AFL & Australian Rules Football Trading Cards. Brisbane's pace in the midfield and the tiring legs of most of the Essendon players played a pivotal role in Brisbane taking full control of the game in the second half, to win comfortably. Item: 363072890424 If you do not intend to pay or cannot pay within the specified time do not bid. The Bombers were aiming for back-to-back premierships that afternoon. For Brown, the narrative of 2017’s team is similar and he believes the potential that the 2001 team had is there to be unlocked. Brisbane had kicked an inaccurate 5.10 by the half-time break. Ships on time with tracking, 0 problems with past sales. 27 views, 0.4 views per day, 69 days on eBay. PREMIERSHIP GLORY SPORTS PRINT FRAMED ACTION SHOTS + TEAM PHOTO AFTER THE SIREN. Feedback will only be left after you have left feedback to acknowledge receival and your satisfaction with purchase. It’s a childhood dream come true,” Lions veteran Jonathan Brown told LionsTV as part of their Premiership Pride series. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. It was the Brisbane Lions' 14th appearance in a grand final. There are 25% more teams and the game now embraces the entire nation. Despite their incredible winning streak, Grand Final day was foreign territory as former Lions back Chris Scott explains. “Leppa was on my right and his red sports drink’s gone down the wrong way and he’s just regurgitated it straight back up on to my boot,” former Lions teammate Alastair Lynch said. Coached by Leigh Matthews and captained by Michael Voss, they were just the fourth side in history to win three flags in a row, emulating the feat of the Carlton side of 1906-07-08, and the Melbourne sides of 1939-40-41 and 1955-56-57, and ranking behind only the four-in-row Collingwood premiership sides of 1927-28-29-30. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Until that fateful Saturday in Brisbane, the Bombers were deemed untouchable, having only dropped one game in 18 months. This condition is as a result of some previous time wasters who spoil it for everyone. Best efforts are made to ensure the listings are error free. Ashcroft agrees, “I think having a hard apprenticeship with a turnover of players and the success of the team was really, really low, I think that helped build a really strong resilience in a premiership team all those years later.”. You are only wasting my time. ); If you don't follow our. Brisbane managed to overrun Essendon in the third term kicking six goals to one and turning a 14-point deficit into a 16-point lead. You are bidding on a new with tags: AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions 363072890424 LARGE PHOTO OF THE BRISBANE LIONS 2001 PREMIERSHIP TEAM. Lions great Jonathan Brown says it was a movie plot that inspired the troops. “There were many times in that third quarter that you know we just sailed away, there were one on one contests that needed to be won,” former Brisbane great Chris Johnson says. Essendon were defending their 2000 premiership, and went into the game having finished on top of the ladder on percentage ahead of second placed Brisbane (both had won 17 games). LE, Year 2001 Select AFL Authentic Premiership Predictor PC2 Brisb+ Premiership Card, ✺Signed✺ 2001 BRISBANE LIONS AFL Premiers Card CHRIS SCOTT, AFL Wall Flag Cape - Port Adelaide Power - 150cm x 90cm - Steel Eyelet For Hang, Port Adelaide & Brisbane Lions Football Tredrea Voss 2004 AFL Footy Poster, ✺Framed✺ 2020 BRISBANE LIONS AFL Poster - 45cm x 32cm x 3cm, Charlie Cameron Brisbane Lions F.C. It was a warm day on September 29, 2001 when the Lions, in their maiden Grand Final since the 1996 merger, met the Essendon Bombers. Brisbane earnt their place in the grand final by defeating Port Adelaide by 32 points in the second qualifying final and then Richmond by 68 points in the second preliminary final. Extra postal insurance available at buyers expense. A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item. He suggested the Lions of the 21. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { For Essendon, this is their most recent grand final appearance. BRISBANE LIONS 2001, 2002 & 2003 PREMIERS!!! Seller: palmark_markpal (8,251) 100%, EXTRA 20% OFF See all eligible items. [2] It wouldn't be until 2007 that Seven would regain the rights,[3] and it wouldn't be until 2008 that Seven would televise another AFL Grand Final. The Brisbane Lions made AFL history when the won an AFL premiership hat-trick in 2001- 02-03, confirming the ‘arrival’ of the game as a major sport in Queensland. Opens image gallery. on: function(evt, cb) { Brisbane Lions 2001-2003 - AFL Queensland Brisbane Lions 2001-2003 The Brisbane Lions made AFL history when the won an AFL premiership hat-trick in 2001- 02-03, confirming the ‘arrival’ of the game as a major sport in Queensland. Among them was Ron Barassi, star of the great Demons outfit of the 1950s and AFL Hall of Fame Legend. “Under Leigh’s leadership we were able to unite and strong leadership helps teams stay the course. Can you name the Brisbane Lions 2001 Premiership Team? The Lions kicked six goals to one in the third term, which ultimately secured them the 2001 premiership. Only three years earlier in 1998 Brisbane was awarded the wooden spoon. by scaryness Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle . Please read description carefully and if you have any queries please email before bidding. AU $269.99. Season 2001 Games for Brisbane Lions: Desc: Date: Opponent: Venue: Crowd: Result: Margin: Disposals: Goals: Round 1: Sat 31 Mar: Power AU $8.50. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. shipping: + AU $79.99 shipping . You are the light of the world... AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT, AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT 2, AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT 3, AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT 4, AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT. See More. The Lions experienced three contrasting emotions on grand final day – a 26-point win over Essendon as underdogs in 2001, a ninepoint win over Collingwood as raging hot favorites in 2002, and a 50-point flogging of Collingwood when besieged by in 2003. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Brisbane Bears 1987-1988 Home AFL VFL Jumper Guernsey Jersey Lions 105cm. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. Former players say their run to the Grand Final started when they met Essendon in Round 10 at the Gabba. ALL BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE : Unless a request is received for more time, if payment is not received within 4 days of auction close, items will be relisted and an ebay dispute opened. It was a warm day on September 29, 2001 when the Lions, in their maiden Grand Final since the 1996 merger, met the Essendon Bombers. Condition: New, Team: Brisbane Lions, Brand: Russell Athletic, Era: 2000s Shaun Hart of the Lions was awarded the Norm Smith Medal for being judged the best player. No exceptions, No excuses. AU $290.00 8 bids + AU $19.99 shipping . st century could rightfully claim to be the best of all time. This item will be posted through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. (function() { You must return items in their original packaging and in the same condition as when you received them. In a remarkable statistic, most of the Lions' premiership side were on the playing list when the club won the wooden spoon in 1998.[4]. “In Round 10 2001 Essendon bled that night and it gave the Lions a belief ‘hang on a minute, they’re human and we’re on the same level as them’ and we went on an amazing run, really, for the next three years. It was the 105th annual grand final of the Australian Football League (formerly the Victorian Football League),[1] staged to determine the premiers for the 2001 AFL season. While the Lions were on a roll, having not dropped one single game in four months. Premiership Pride: 2001 Grand Final The 2001 Grand Final put the wheels in motion for four years of Brisbane Lions dominance, where they reached consecutive grand finals. See the seller's listing for full details. Brisbane Lions AFL Car Flag 30 cm x 45 cm! Brisbane had won fifteen consecutive games leading up to the grand final, a streak which commenced with a major upset of Essendon at the Gabba in Round 10. You are bidding on a new with tags: AFL 2001 Brisbane Lions Signed Premiership Team Jumper Size:S x 23 BNWT Signed by all players who played in Grand Final & Coach TERMS & CONDITIONS : Note postal insurance, signature on delivery and tracking to the value of $100 is included in postage charge to cover against loss or damage by Australia Post. event : evt, As of the end of the 2019 AFL season, two players from this grand final are senior coaches in the AFL: Chris Scott (Geelong) and Damien Hardwick (Richmond); in addition, a further four players coached in the AFL: Michael Voss (Brisbane Lions), Brad Scott (North Melbourne), James Hird (Essendon) and Justin Leppitsch (Brisbane Lions).

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