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Lemmens extends contract

Sean Lemmens has extended his contract with the club for a further three years.

7:00pm  May 25, 2018

Back to old stomping ground for Dew

Saturday looms as the first time Stuart Dew will face the Sydney Swans, the club he served as an assistant coach for eight years before joining the SUNS last year.

10:15am  Jul 20, 2018

Experienced trio provide NEAFL boost

Gold Coast’s NEAFL side managed a stunning win over the Giants on Saturday due to the contributions of three SUNS returning from injury.

10:00am  Jul 20, 2018

Opposition: Lions make two changes ahead of QClash

Michael McDowell  August 11, 2017 10:25 AM

The Brisbane Lions have made two changes ahead of Saturday's QClash at the Gabba.

Defender Sam Mayes and Michael Close come into the team to take on Gold Coast.

READ: See the Gold Coast SUNS Round 21 Team

Mayes has overcome a footy injury that saw him miss one game and will look to provide the Lions with rebound off halfback.

Key forward close has earned a promotion after solid NEAFL form, including three goals against the Swans last weekend.

Youngsters Alex Witherden (hamstring) and Josh Schache (omitted) have come out of the side.

Saturday's game starts at 4.35pm at the Gabba, with the respective NEAFL sides playing off in the '2Clash' at 12.45pm.

Brisbane Lions Round 21 AFL Premiership team

B: Dan McStay, Harris Andrews, Daniel Rich
HB: Darcy Gardiner, Josh Walker, Sam Mayes
C: Hugh McCluggage, Dayne Zorko, Ryan Bastinac
HF: Lewis Taylor, Michael Close, Jarrod Berry
F: Ryan Lester, Eric Hipwood, Jake Barrett
FOLL: Stefan Martin, Tom Rockliff, Dayne Beams

INT: Nicholas Robertson, Cedric Cox, Rhys Mathieson, Jacob Allison

EMG: Ben Keays, Claye Beams, Archie Smith

IN: Michael Close, Sam Mayes
OUT: Alex Witherden (hamstring), Josh Schache (omitted)