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Brisbane Bears All Time Playing List

143 players represented the Brisbane Bears in a VFL/AFL Premiership match between 1987-1996.

Mark Williams was the first player to sign with the expansion club, Tony Lynn was the club's 50th player in 1988, and Russell Jeffrey became the 100th player in 1992.

Matthew Campbell was the last of the Bears 'originals', serving with the club from 1987-1993, while Roger Merrett and Scott McIvor, each with nine years at the club, were the longest-serving players.

Martin Leslie was the first player drafted by the club at No.1 in the 1986 AFL National Draft, and Tim Notting, selected at No.26 in the 1996 National Draft, was the last player drafted by the Bears prior to the merger.

Bernie Harris kicked the first Bears goal, Brad Hardie became the first player to kick 50, 100 and 150 goals for the club, and Roger Merrett was first to 200 and 250 goals, and, at the time of the merger, held the club record for most games and most goals.

Michael Voss, aged 17 years and 11 days on debut in 1992, was the Bears' youngest player, and Roger Merrett, aged 36 years and 155 days in the club's last appearance in the 1996 preliminary final, was the oldest player.

Ian Kidgell, at 203cm, was the tallest Bears player and Danny Craven, at 162cm, was the shortest.

Alex Ishchenko, who tipped the scales at 110kg, was the heaviest. And Corey Bell, all 59kg of him, was the lightest.

The full list of players to have represented the Bears in at least one senior match is as follows:
 

SURNAME
FIRST
GAMES
GOALS
YEARS
AH MAT
Matthew
6
1
1991-92
AKERMANIS
Jason
38
44
1995-96*
ALEXANDER
Colin
5
2
1992-93
ASHCROFT
Marcus
152
84
1989-96*
BAIN
David
86
44
1989-93
BANFIELD
Peter
45
16
1987-89
BARTLETT
Trent
22
1
1995-96
BECKETT
Tony
6
2
1987
BELL
Corey
8
2
1991
BEWS
Andrew
56
2
1994-96*
BOURKE
Damian
22
4
1993-95
BRADSHAW
Daniel
3
0
1996*
BUCKLEY
Mark
4
2
1987
BUCKLEY
Nathan
20
21
1993
CAMERON
David
16
26
1991
CAMPBELL
Matthew
78
28
19787-93
CAPPER
Warwick
34
71
1988-90
CARLSON
Darren
25
7
1987-90
CATON
Kevin
8
9
1990
CHAMPION
Richard
119
37
1991-96*
CHAPMAN
Nathan
49
12
1993-96*
CLARKE
Matthew
69
6
1993-96*
CLARKE
Troy
68
32
1991-96
CORCORAN
Shannon
5
0
1995-96
COX
Darryl
1
1
1987
CRAVEN
Danny
25
7
1993-95
CURRAN
Peter
14
8
1991-92
DAVIDSON
Peter
7
3
1990
DICKFOS
Danny
22
0
1996*
DICKSON
Dale
30
3
1987-89
DICKSON
Robert
2
0
1991
DUNELL
Frank
15
4
1987-88
DUURSMA
Jamie
1
0
1987
EADE
Rodney
30
3
1988-90
EDMOND
Jim
17
42
1987-88
EDWARDS
Brad
10
0
1990
EVANS
Craig
2
2
1987
FIDGE
John
27
38
1987-89
FLETCHER
Adrian
86
49
1993-96*
FRANCIS
Fabian
22
17
1993-94
FRIGO
Rudi
8
1
1994-95
GAGHAN
Neil
3
0
1987
GARTON
Adam
3
1
1987-88
GASTEV
John
113
41
1989-94
GIBSON
Michael
52
3
1987-91
GIFFARD
Allan
1
0
1987
GLASCOTT
Stuart
4
0
1987
GOWERS
Andrew
40
7
1995-96*
GREEN
Ashley
23
2
1992-93
GREEN
Brent
3
0
1995-96*
HAMILTON
Shane
47
30
1991-95
HARDIE
Brad
101
192
1987-1991
HARRIS
Ben
14
6
1987-90
HARRIS
Bernie
56
58
1987-90
HART
Shaun
102
81
1990-96*
HEFFERNAN
Martin
2
1
1993
HEIN
Neil
15
12
1987-88
HODGES
Shane
4
0
1995
HOSE
Simon
5
2
1989
HUTTON
John
18
43
1992
ISHCHENKO
Alex
42
15
1989-91
JEFFREY
Russell
8
1
1992
JOHNSON
Troy
2
0
1996
JUDGE
Ken
17
18
1987-88
KEANE
Gavin
7
0
1990
KEATING
Clark
14
9
1996*
KENNEDY
Matthew
113
25
1990-96*
KENNEDY
Michael
23
3
1988-90
KERINAIUA
Adam
3
1
1992
KIDGELL
Ian
3
1
1991
LAMBERT
Craig
49
19
1994-96*
LAPPIN
Nigel
61
40
1994-96*
LAWRENCE
Steven
13
1
1995-96*
LEHMANN
Troy
13
10
1994
LEPPITSCH
Justin
44
58
1993-96*
LESLIE
Martin
107
11
1989-95
LESTER-SMITH
Rod
39
15
1988-91
LUHRS
Simon
12
0
1991-92
LYNCH
Alastair
32
89
1994-96*
LYNCH
Tristan
21
1
1996*
LYNN
Tony
6
5
1988
LYON
Ross
2
0
1995
MacPHERSON
Rod
7
3
1987
McADAM
Gilbert
58
41
1994-96
McCARTHY
Mick
27
9
1987-88
McCORMACK
Brendan
12
9
1993-94
McIVOR
Scott
138
77
1988-96*
McLEAN
Michael
87
17
1991-96*
McLUCKIE
Steve
20
8
1992-93
McRAE
Craig
39
56
1995-96*
MACE
Robert
1
0
1988
MERRETT
Roger
164
285
1988-96
MICKAN
Mark
48
26
1987-90
MILLAR
Jason
1
0
1991
MURPHY
Michael
10
22
1993
NOONAN
Danny
55
19
1991-93
NORMAN
Rick
1
0
1987
O'BRIEN
Cameron
44
65
1987-91
OGG
David
9
3
1991
O'KEEFFE
David
68
25
1987-91
O'SULLIVAN
Chris
8
2
1989-90
OWEN
Rod
9
21
1992
PALFREYMAN
Nigel
15
7
1992
PARKER
John
3
0
1993
PEARCE
Brad
2
1
1993
PEOS
Paul
33
40
1993-94
PHILLIPS
Brenton
61
30
1987-91
POTTER
Craig
13
3
1991-92
RAINES
Geoff
59
20
1987-89
RENDELL
Matt
13
7
1992
RETZLAFF
Brendon
15
2
1992
REYNOLDSON
Steve
58
17
1987-91
RICHARDSON
Mike
81
43
1987-90
ROBBINS
Ben
5
1
1996*
ROBERTS
Mark
59
13
1987-90
ROWE
Brad
14
9
1990-91
RYAN
Matt
18
8
1991-92
SCHACHE
Lawrence
29
64
1991-92
SCOTT
Chris
55
23
1994-96*
SCOTT
Dion
49
39
1993-96*
SHAW
Gary
6
5
1987
SHEPHARD
Heath
4
1
1992
SIM
Lachlan
21
6
1989-91
SIMPSON
Matthew
9
2
1988
SMITH
Peter
4
1
1987
SOLOMON
Jon
2
1
1990
SPARGO
Paul
9
9
1993
STACEY
Chris
3
5
1987
STARCEVICH
Craig
20
16
1995-96
STREMPEL
Shane
3
2
1991
TAYLOR
Andrew
31
13
1988-91
UMBERS
Richard
4
0
1990
VOSS
Michael
79
72
1992-96*
WALSH
Phillip
60
18
1987-90
WATERSON
Chris
35
8
1987-88
WEARNE
David
18
2
1990-92
WHITE
Darryl
90
106
1992-96*
WILLIAMS
Mark
66
58
1987-90
WILLIAMS
Stephen
4
1
1987
WINDSOR
Ray
23
22
1990-93
WITHERS
Mark
36
29
1987-90
WORSFOLD
Peter
31
24
1991-93
ZANOTTI
Mark
64
5
1989-92

*Player went on to play for the Brisbane Lions