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Playing Career
1994-1996 – Brisbane Bears
1997-2007 Brisbane Lions

Games
215 (55 Bears, 160 Lions)

Goals
79 (23 Bears, 56 Lions)

Playing Honours
Lions Premiership Player – 2001, 2002
Lions Best & Fairest – 1998
AFL Rising Star – 1994
Australian International Rules Representative
Lions Life Member
Lions Team of the Decade (1997-2006)

 

 

He arrived in Brisbane as a 17-year-old Year 12 schoolboy who wore a green shirt and a straw boater to Brisbane Boys College and caught a taxi to training because he was too young to drive. He left a star of the AFL.

Chris Scott was a young man in a hurry. In his first season he won the AFL Rising Star Award and impressed everyone with the manner in which he went about his business. Identified early on as a genuine leader, he was hard and uncompromising on the field but quite the young statesman off it. Not just a wonderful young footballer but a wonderful young man. And that after he and identical twin brother Brad lost their father, a Vietnam veteran, when they were just eight years of age.

Originally from St.Kevin’s and the Eastern Ranges in Melbourne, the former first-round draft pick did it with absolute class for 14 years and 215 games in Brisbane despite injuries that may have curtailed a lesser man. Two premierships, a third he missed through injury, a club championship, six top 10 finishes, Australian International Rules selection, a key leadership role in arguably the greatest side of all-time, and Life Membership.