A Phoenix from the Ashes: A Review of The Merge

William Westerman previews “The Merge”, a film detailing the the story and history behind the merger of the Fitzroy FC and the Brisbane Bears in 1996.

In Defeat We’ll Always Try

Inspired by Harry

The Roar of the Lion

By Shane Johnson, former football manager and player development manager with Brisbane 1992-2006   The merger of the Bears and the Fitzroy Lions was an emotional and interesting time. I remember going to a meeting of the players at the Fitzroy pub after the union had been consummated. There were many vacant faces. They looked [Read more]