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    Brisbane Lions vs. Fremantle

    AFL Home and Away June 10, 2017
    Brisbane Lions 121, Fremantle 64
    Brisbane Lions Fremantle
     G B Pts G B Pts
    Q16036   2214
    Q211369   6743
    Q31511101   7749
    Q41813121   91064

    Match result:

    Bottom-placed Brisbane have dominated Fremantle to win by 57 points at the Gabba on Saturday evening, for just their second victory of the season.

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    Final score
    Brisbane Lions 18.13.121
    Fremantle Dockers 9.10.64

    Match preview:

    Both the Brisbane Lions and Fremantle Dockers will be keen to snap their respective slumps when they clash at The Gabba. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 4:35pm (AEST).

    Heading into the main break up by 46 points in Round 1, it appeared Brisbane might finally be emerging from the mire they’ve been stuck in this decade.

    They held on to win by two points in that clash, but since then it’s been nothing but pain and misery for the Lions.

    Nine straight losses have sent the club spiralling towards yet another bottom four finish, and with only the first of those defeats coming at under five goals it’s been a largely unencouraging period.

    The bye can be a springboard to a stronger second half, but Chris Fagan’s side are still some ways off being a competitive team in the AFL.

    Fremantle on the other hand find themselves in the top eight after a horror four-win campaign a season ago.

    But a poor fortnight of football and a miserable percentage of 81.4 has many questioning whether they’ll still be there when it counts.

    A 100-point loss to Adelaide brought the Dockers back to earth with a thud after an encouraging run of six wins in seven games, before last week they succumbed Collingwood at home despite the Magpies suffering from an absurd injury toll.

    If they struggle to get over the line here there’ll be even more doubters to deal with.

    Fremantle have dominated this rivalry of late, winning the last nine clashes and not tasting defeat since Round 16, 2009. Brisbane had previously held the upper hand with 11 wins in their first 16 meetings.

    Remarkably, more than half of the matches between these teams have been decided by more than 40 points.

    Neither of these sides look particularly likely to play finals in 2017, and while Fremantle’s record of 6-5 looks a bit misleading, Brisbane’s record of 1-9 unfortunately does not.

    Interstate trips are always difficult, but the Dockers should be able to make light work of a team not playing for wins and losses.

    Dockers by 41 points

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    Quarter 1
    4' GOAL - Tom Rockliff (Brisbane Lions)
    8' GOAL - Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)
    11' GOAL - Dayne Beams (Brisbane Lions)
    14' GOAL - Michael Walters (Fremantle)
    16' GOAL - Tom Cutler (Brisbane Lions)
    17' BEHIND - Rushed (Fremantle)
    18' GOAL - Tom Cutler (Brisbane Lions)
    20' GOAL - Jake Barrett (Brisbane Lions)
    26' BEHIND - Rushed (Fremantle)
    27' GOAL - Nat Fyfe (Fremantle)
    Quarter 2
    1' GOAL - Ryan Bastinac (Brisbane Lions)
    2' BEHIND - Jake Barrett (Brisbane Lions)
    4' GOAL - Lachie Neale (Fremantle)
    5' BEHIND - Brennan Cox (Fremantle)
    6' GOAL - Dayne Zorko (Brisbane Lions)
    9' GOAL - Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)
    12' GOAL - Lachie Weller (Fremantle)
    14' BEHIND - Jake Barrett (Brisbane Lions)
    17' GOAL - Tom Cutler (Brisbane Lions)
    18' BEHIND - Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)
    19' BEHIND - Hayden Crozier (Fremantle)
    19' GOAL - Bradley Hill (Fremantle)
    23' BEHIND - Cameron Sutcliffe (Fremantle)
    26' BEHIND - David Mundy (Fremantle)
    27' BEHIND - Nat Fyfe (Fremantle)
    29' GOAL - Nat Fyfe (Fremantle)
    32' GOAL - Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)
    Quarter 3
    2' GOAL - Eric Hipwood (Brisbane Lions)
    5' BEHIND - Dayne Beams (Brisbane Lions)
    5' BEHIND - Ryan Lester (Brisbane Lions)
    7' BEHIND - Dayne Zorko (Brisbane Lions)
    8' BEHIND - Rushed (Brisbane Lions)
    10' BEHIND - Rhys Mathieson (Brisbane Lions)
    12' GOAL - Dayne Zorko (Brisbane Lions)
    15' BEHIND - Rushed (Brisbane Lions)
    15' BEHIND - Rushed (Brisbane Lions)
    16' GOAL - Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)
    20' GOAL - Jake Barrett (Brisbane Lions)
    24' GOAL - Stephen Hill (Fremantle)
    27' BEHIND - Eric Hipwood (Brisbane Lions)
    Quarter 4
    2' GOAL - Cam McCarthy (Fremantle)
    3' BEHIND - Michael Walters (Fremantle)
    7' GOAL - Bradley Hill (Fremantle)
    12' BEHIND - Rushed (Fremantle)
    13' GOAL - Jarrod Berry (Brisbane Lions)
    15' BEHIND - Eric Hipwood (Brisbane Lions)
    16' GOAL - Rhys Mathieson (Brisbane Lions)
    21' GOAL - Hugh McCluggage (Brisbane Lions)
    23' BEHIND - Nick Robertson (Brisbane Lions)
    27' BEHIND - Rushed (Fremantle)