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Farewell Cian

The Brisbane Lions farewelled teammate Cian Hanley today, after the Category B Rookie decided to return to his homeland of Ireland.

10:44am  Feb 9, 2018

Welcome back Cian Hanley

Cian Hanley will rejoin the Lions for the 2018 season.

5:00pm  Nov 27, 2017

Lions delist five

The Lions have informed Michael Close, Claye Beams, Cian Hanley, Reuben William and Matthew Hammelmann that they will not be offered a playing contract in 2018.

4:05pm  Oct 26, 2017

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Cian Hanley kicks his first

12:18pm  Jul 3, 2017

Cian Hanley Rehab Update

4:49pm  Oct 26, 2015

Past Players List

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Cian
Hanley

Height
185 cm
DOB
14-03-1996
Weight
81 kg
Debut
-
Games
0
Goals
0
CianHanley

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: County Mayo, Ireland
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut:
Recruited from: County Mayo, Ireland
Brownlow Votes: -

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Introduction

Cian Hanley earns his chance as an international rookie after establishing himself as a Gaelic Football star in Ireland. His assets are elite agility and endurance and he showed strong leadership as captain of County Mayo. 

 

Background

• Cian Hanley is the young brother of Lions midfielder Pearce and joins the club as an International Rookie.

• Hanley starred for County Mayo, captaining his side to the All-Ireland Minor Semi-Final in 2014.

• He caught the eye of the Club with his elite agility and endurance as well as his work ethic and leadership abilities.

• Hanley was formally selected by the Club with pick 56 in the AFL Rookie Draft as an International Rookie.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• The young Irishman was unable to display the pace and agility both he and his brother Pearce are known for as he continues to rehabilitate from an unfortunate run of injuries.

• Upon being recruited as an International Rookie in 2014, Hanley was lauded for his work ethic and leadership abilities and has applied himself as such to his rehabilitation as he aims to make his AFL debut in 2017.

 

Season By Season

• Cian Hanley was signed by the Lions as an international rookie late last year but spent 2015 in rehabilitation from an ACL injury suffered in the All Ireland under-18 semi-final.

• Much like his brother Pearce, Hanley has impressed the Lions with his elite agility and endurance and will look to use a full-preseason to make his debut for the Lions in 2016.

Milestones

• Cian Hanley is the young brother of Lions midfielder Pearce and joins the club as an International Rookie.

• Hanley starred for County Mayo, captaining his side to the All-Ireland Minor Semi-Final in 2014.

• He caught the eye of the Club with his elite agility and endurance as well as his work ethic and leadership abilities.

• Hanley was formally selected by the Club with pick 56 in the AFL Rookie Draft as an International Rookie.

Awards

• Cian Hanley is the young brother of Lions midfielder Pearce and joins the club as an International Rookie.

• Hanley starred for County Mayo, captaining his side to the All-Ireland Minor Semi-Final in 2014.

• He caught the eye of the Club with his elite agility and endurance as well as his work ethic and leadership abilities.

• Hanley was formally selected by the Club with pick 56 in the AFL Rookie Draft as an International Rookie.