Fremantle 2.5 5.6 10.8 12.16 (88)
Brisbane Lions 4.1 7.5 10.5 10.5 (65)
Fremantle: Pavlich 5, Broughton 2, Hinkley 2, Crowley, Johnson, Lower?
Brisbane Lions: Brown 2, Rich 2, Retzlaff, Polkinghorne, Karnezis, Bewick, Redden, Rockliff
Fremantle: Pavlich, Broughton, Silvagni, Fyfe, Crowley, Palmer.
Brisbane Lions: Black, Stiller, Rockliff, Redden, Rich, Leuenberger.
Fremantle: Barlow (general soreness) replaced in selected side by Hayden, Mzungu (calf) replaced in selected side by Hinkley, McPharlin (groin), Sandilands (suspected foot).
Umpires: Ryan, Pannell, Keating
Official crowd: 30,330 at Patersons Stadium
Again, I wasn't expecting a win so the first quarter results were a pleasant surprise. A fair effort from the guys until the final quarter fade-out. Match report by Nathan Schmook.
Niall McKeever (photo: Will Russell/Slattery Media)
Rohan Bewick (photo: Will Russell/Slattery Media)
Simon Black (photo: Paul Kane/Getty)
Tom Rockliff (photo: Will Russell/Slattery Media)
Jack Redden (photo: Will Russell/Slattery Media)