The Brisbane Lions VFL side return to Brighton Homes Arena to take on Geelong in Round 4, Smithy’s VFL action.

Following a one-point loss to North Melbourne in their last outing, the Lions will be looking to jump back in the winner’s circle against the Cats.

In their first loss of the 2024 Smithy’s VFL season, the Lions rued missed chances in front of goal but VFL coach, Ben Hudson is confident his side can bounce back.

 “Definitely not the result we wanted on Sunday but there are plenty of positives to take away from it,” Hudson said.

“We played really well for a large proportion of the game but just couldn’t finish our work in front of goal, but we’re presented with a new challenge this weekend which we are fully prepared for.

“Geelong have always been a really strong club across all of their teams, so it should be a great contest and to be back in front of our home fans is great as well.”

The Cats recorded their first win of the year against the Northern Bullants on Sunday, after two tough games to open the season against 2023 VFL Grand Finalist, Werribee and contender, Box Hill.

Despite the loss on Sunday, the Lions remain in the hunt for a top four spot early in the season sitting in 5th on the VFL ladder.

Last time we met

Round 18, 2023 was the last time these two sides met with Brighton Homes Arena playing host to a 35-point Lions win.

Leading from start to finish, Brisbane flexed their muscles in a team which boasted 17 AFL-listed players.

The Lions midfield dominated with Jarryd Lyons collecting 32 touches and booting a goal, while Kyle Dunkley and Deven Robertson both had 24 and 25 disposals respectively, with the latter adding nine clearances.

Darcy Fort bagged three majors with Tom Fullarton and Nakia Cockatoo kicking two each.

Fans are encouraged to get down the Brighton Homes Arena for the first bounce at 1:05pm.

If you can’ make the game you can catch all the action on the AFL app or the live stream on