On the back of a 105 point belting at the hands of the Adelaide Crows, the young Lions brigade received a rude shock. They cannot make finals, but they can ruffle the Magpies feathers if they bring an A-Game performance. Continue reading
It has been a while since I took some sort of “point out a problem” stand on Beyond Realisation. This time around, the target is the Brisbane Lions.
However, rather than call the Lions a target, it is instead a topic that got me very excited on ANZAC Day. The Lions mustered their first win – albeit a very, very nervous one – by three points against a determined St. Kilda outfit in Wellington. Continue reading
The Brisbane Lions today announced that coach Michael Voss will not have his contract renewed come seasons end.
Voss took over the coaching reins from Leigh Matthews at the end of the 2008 season, and took the Lions to finals in the 2009 season. It is reported the club offered Voss the opportunity to coach out the year, but he is believed to have declined. Continue reading
Essendon and the Lions are sitting at polar opposite positions on the ladder. The Bombers have found a rejuvenated strength and belief in 2013, culminating in six victories in the first seven rounds, losing only to powerhouse team Geelong. The Lions just have not found the gear that they shifted into during the pre-season, and it has proved costly.
Running the ball down the ground, and an incredibly solid backline have been key assets to the Bombers roaring start to the season. By finding space and not giving their opponents a chance, there is a huge belief in the red and black army.
Have a look at the Lions, and recent weeks have had “danger” written all over them. There is huge potential on the list, but not being able to stay with opponents for a full game and being caught in defence has caused Michael Voss‘ tenure to become somewhat fragile.
After a superb pre-season competition, the Lions wanted to start season 2013 off with a bang-a goal which proved to be unachievable. Hope, however, may lay in store at the Gabba in front of loyal hometown fans.