Defender Noah Answerth has re-committed to the Brisbane Lions by signing a new two-year deal to remain at the Club until at least the end of 2026.

The contract comes as a due reward for the 24-year-old who has been a solid contributor in his six games for the Lions so far in 2024.

Answerth’s two best performances came in Brisbane’s win against Melbourne where he had 19 disposals and seven tackles, as well as 24 disposals against Geelong.

“We are thrilled to have Noah signed up for a further two years,” Lions general manager of football Danny Daly said.

“He has shown this season that he is a talented player and that every time he takes the field, he gives his absolute all.

“Noz is also a great person who we love having at the Brisbane Lions because he really typifies our culture and we look forward to him continuing to be a valuable member of our Club.”


Answerth, who was selected with Pick 55 in the 2018 National Draft from the Oakleigh Chargers, has experienced both the ups and downs of AFL.

Making his debut in 2019, the defender went on to play a total of 19 games that season and showed plenty of promise – including a Rising Star nomination.

Then his tough run with shoulder and groin injuries began, leading to Answerth being sidelined for the entire 2021.

Though in a positive shift, for the first time in his young career the defender was injury-free and able to play in intra-club and preseason matches this year.

That build up has helped Answerth play every game since Round 1 when he came into the team.

“Noah has faced plenty of challenges in his career with injury setbacks, but we have all admired the way he has handled that adversity,” Daly acknowledged.

“To his credit he has continued to persevere and work hard, so he deserves his contract and to be given the opportunity to become the best player he can be.”