QClash
TeamsBrisbane Lions
Gold Coast
First meeting7 May 2011
(Gold Coast 124-116 Brisbane)
Latest meeting24 April 2022
(Gold Coast 80–132 Brisbane)
Next meeting22 July 2022
TrophyQClash Trophy
Statistics
Meetings total21
All-time series (regular-season only)Brisbane Lions 15 wins
Gold Coast 6 wins
Largest victoryBrisbane Lions – 91 points
10 August 2019
Longest win streakBrisbane Lions, 6
18 August 2018–Present
Current win streakBrisbane Lions, 6
18 August 2018–Present

The QClash is the name given to the Australian rules football rivalry match between the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns, who both participate in the Australian Football League (AFL). The first QClash was held in 2011, with Gold Coast winning by 8 points. The game established the highest pay TV audience ever for an AFL game, with a total of 354,745 viewers watching the game.[1]

Background

The QClash was promoted by the league, the clubs and the football media as a name for the game,[2] in similar terms to the other local derbies that exist in the AFL, such as the Western Derby and Showdown.[3]

"We wanted a name that embodied Queensland, one that was unique and simple. We also wanted to reflect the big scale of the matches. Speaking to the coaches and players, there is no doubt that both teams want to win whenever we come together, and the QClash will be a real battle for state pride." — Brisbane Lions CEO Malcolm Holmes.[4]

The medal for the player adjudged best on ground is known as the Marcus Ashcroft Medal. It is named after former footballer Marcus Ashcroft, who played junior football on the Gold Coast for Southport and 318 VFL/AFL games for the Brisbane Bears/Brisbane Lions between 1989 and 2003. He later joined Gold Coast's coaching staff and was the first Queenslander to play 300 VFL/AFL games.[5] Lion Dayne Beams has won the medal three times, the most by any player.

The trophy awarded to the winner of the game is currently known as the "QClash Trophy". The trophy is a "traditional style" looking silver cup with a wooden base and a plaque. The plaque's inscription reads from left to right, "Brisbane Lions AFC", "QCLASH", "Gold Coast Suns FC".[6]

Venues

Notable QClashes

QClash 1 — Inaugural Queensland Clash

The first edition of the QClash took place on 7 May 2011 at the Gabba. The Suns were required to host the inaugural meeting between the two teams at the Gabba as their home ground, Carrara Stadium, was unavailable until later that year. Despite the Lions not having won a game for the season leading into the game, they were considered strong favourites to defeat their Gold Coast neighbours. The Suns had recorded their first ever AFL win two weeks prior to the clash while Brisbane was winless leading into the first ever Queensland derby.[7] Brisbane's triple premiership player Simon Black labeled former Lions Jared Brennan and Michael Rischitelli "mercenaries" in the lead up to the game because they had joined the Suns in the off season.[8] Two days before the game it was revealed that 10 Queenslanders had been chosen to compete in the clash. The Suns got off to a hot start in the first quarter and led the clash by 19 points at first exchange of ends. The Gold Coast held that lead through the first three quarters and the tension rose early in the third term when Gold Coast's David Swallow unintentionally knocked Brisbane's Andrew Raines unconscious, who was taken off with concussion. Trailing by 19 points at the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Lions mounted a comeback off the back of six second half goals from Ashley McGrath, who was swung forward at half time. A Todd Banfield goal at the 15-minute mark in the fourth term equaled the scores late in the game but a spectacular pack mark taken by Gold Coast forward Nathan Krakouer a minute later stemmed the tide as he kicked truly for his fifth goal to give the Suns a one-goal lead. McGrath's sixth goal just seconds later again equaled the scores once again. The Gold Coast were awarded a controversial free kick for a high tackle a minute later which allowed small forward Brandon Matera to play on and kick the Suns to a seven-point lead that they wouldn't relinquish. The Suns claim the inaugural QClash 18.16 (124) to 17.14 (116).[9] Former Lion and new Sun Jared Brennan was awarded the inaugural Marcus Ashcroft Medal for his best on ground performance that included 30 disposals and 14 clearances.

QClash 11 — The bump

QClash 11 took place on 16 April 2016 at the Gabba. The Suns had compiled an undefeated 3-0 record leading into the game and were sitting equal top of the ladder while the Lions were winless sitting on the bottom of the ladder. The two teams traded goals for much of the first half as the Suns led by 2 points at the end of the first term and 8 points at half time. The biggest talking point of the night took place a minute before half time when Gold Coast defender Steven May elected to bump Brisbane ruckman Stefan Martin under his chin. Martin was knocked unconscious and was motionless for several minutes after the incident. May was a repeat offender as he had bumped Lion Tom Rockliff unconscious in QClash 9.[10] Seemingly spurred on by what had occurred just prior to half time, the Lions gained the lead in the third quarter and eventually ran out 13-point winners at full time. The Marcus Ashcroft Medal was awarded to Irishman Pearce Hanley for his sublime 28-disposal, 2-goal performance.[11] In the week following the match, May was referred straight to the tribunal where he later received a five-match suspension.[12]

QClash 15 — Zorko refuses to shake hands

QClash 15 took place on 22 April 2018 at the Gabba. Both Queensland clubs had suffered embarrassing losses the week prior to the 15th local derby and were keen to prove a point in the round 5 clash. The Suns went about building a healthy lead in the first half and led the contest by 14 points at the major break. Gold Coast then led the clash by as many as 27 points in the third quarter before Brisbane began fighting back. In the midst of a goalscoring frenzy from Brisbane, North Queenslander Charlie Cameron produced one of the goals of the year[13] with a three effort run of play that involved a gather, a handball, a recovery, a tackle break, a fend off and ultimately a spinning snap goal.[14] By the halfway point of the fourth quarter, Gold Coast's lead had been reduced to just four points. Despite Brisbane's relentless pressure in the last eight minutes of the game, the Suns were able to hold on for a five-point victory. Touk Miller was awarded the Marcus Ashcroft Medal for his shutdown role on Brisbane vice captain Dayne Zorko. However, post-game footage captured Zorko telling his opponent to "fuck off" when approached for a handshake.[15] Zorko was subsequently criticised by the media for the incident in the days that followed.[16][17]

QClash 16 — 'Soft' comments and Zorko vs Miller

QClash 16 was held at Metricon Stadium on 18 August 2018. In the week leading up to the game, Brisbane defender Nick Robertson spoke on Macquarie Sports Radio where he labelled Gold Coast players "soft" and that he thought they "take a bit of a backwards step when blokes go hard in at the footy." Robertson added "I hope they hear that too" as the radio interview concluded.[18] Hours later Brisbane coach Chris Fagan publicly expressed disappointment over Robertson's comments.[19] When asked about his thoughts on Robertson's comments the next day, Gold Coast midfielder Jack Bowes was diplomatic and said "we respect all opposition."[20] The fiery clash began with Brisbane kicking three unanswered goals before Gold Coast managed to score a goal just before quarter time. Following the quarter time siren, tempers flared as a mini-melee broke out between the two teams. The tension rose to another level midway through the second quarter when Sean Lemmens collected Brandon Starcevich with a high shot. Mitch Robinson and Lemmens collided in the immediate aftermath, while Dayne Zorko was floored metres away after being pushed into by Alex Sexton.[21] The Lions took a slender one-goal lead into halftime as Gold Coast had fought back with five goals in the second quarter.

The Suns quickly captured ascendency early in the third quarter and held the lead until a contentious free kick was awarded to Harris Andrews, which resulted in a goal after the three-quarter time siren and subsequently handed the lead back to Brisbane. Upon viewing the replay, commentator Alastair Lynch stated "I actually don't think that is a holding free kick." Two quick goals allowed the Suns to build a nine-point lead early in the fourth quarter but a controversial 50 metre penalty for impeding the protected zone in the middle of the ground appeared to diminish the Gold Coast's momentum and resulted in a Brisbane goal from Allen Christensen.[22] Four minutes later Dayne Beams kicked a crucial goal midway through the fourth quarter to give Brisbane a four-point lead. Despite the margin remaining at four points for the last two and a half minutes, the Lions would hold the lead and walk away victorious 10.18 (78) to 11.8 (74) in QClash 16. Dayne Beams was awarded the Marcus Ashcroft Medal for his magnificent 38-disposal performance.[23] Gold Coast midfielder Touk Miller was given the task of tagging Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko for the entire game and camera footage consistently showed the two engaging in scuffles with one another throughout the match.[24] In the moments following the final siren, Zorko went directly to Miller and yelled expletives to his face before smiling and extending his hand to shake Miller's.[25] The pair shook hands before Zorko continued to follow Miller around the field with his hand extended. As was the case after QClash 15, the media criticised Zorko's for demonstrating a lack of sportsmanship in the days that followed.[26][27][28][29] Four fines were handed to players from either side after the match; Brisbane's Luke Hodge and Mitch Robinson[30] as well as Gold Coast's Brayden Fiorini and Sean Lemmens received fines.[31] A month after the clash, Touk Miller stated "we don't like each other" when asked about Zorko and the rivalry between the two clubs.[32]

QClash results

Year Date .mw-parser-output .tooltip-dotted{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}Rd Home Team Score Away Team Score Ground Crowd Winner H2H Report 1 2011 7 May 7 Gold Coast 18.16 (124) Brisbane 17.14 (116) Brisbane Cricket Ground[note 1] 25,501 Gold Coast by 8 +1 [1] 2 13 August 21 Brisbane 18.15 (123) Gold Coast 8.13 (61) Brisbane Cricket Ground 23,565 .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{} Brisbane by 62  0 [2] 3 2012 21 April 4 Brisbane 17.9 (111) Gold Coast 6.10 (46) Brisbane Cricket Ground 21,980  Brisbane by 65   +1  [3] 4 21 July 17 Gold Coast 5.18 (48) Brisbane 8.11 (59) Carrara Stadium 16,550  Brisbane by 11   +2  [4] 5 2013 13 April 3 Gold Coast 13.14 (92) Brisbane 13.16 (94) Carrara Stadium 12,961  Brisbane by 2   +3  [5] 6 6 July 15 Brisbane 17.14 (116) Gold Coast 12.11 (83) Brisbane Cricket Ground 27,170  Brisbane by 33   +4  [6] 7 2014 5 April 3 Gold Coast 17.12 (114) Brisbane 9.7 (61) Carrara Stadium 16,593 Gold Coast by 53  +3  [7] 8 26 July 18 Brisbane 16.14 (110) Gold Coast 8.8 (56) Brisbane Cricket Ground 27,167  Brisbane by 54   +4  [8] 9 2015 2 May 5 Gold Coast 18.10 (118) Brisbane 7.12 (54) Carrara Stadium 12,464 Gold Coast by 64  +3  [9] 10 8 August 19 Brisbane 14.16 (100) Gold Coast 17.12 (114) Brisbane Cricket Ground 20,025 Gold Coast by 14  +2  [10] 11 2016 16 April 4 Brisbane 14.23 (107) Gold Coast 14.10 (94) Brisbane Cricket Ground 20,041  Brisbane by 13   +3  [11] 12 9 July 16 Gold Coast 22.7 (139) Brisbane 17.11 (113) Carrara Stadium 13,528 Gold Coast by 26  +2  [12] 13 2017 25 March 1 Gold Coast 14.12 (96) Brisbane 15.8 (98) Carrara Stadium 12,710  Brisbane by 2   +3  [13] 14 12 August 21 Brisbane 22.10 (142) Gold Coast 12.12 (84) Brisbane Cricket Ground 17,772  Brisbane by 58   +4  [14][dead link] 15 2018 22 April 5 Brisbane 10.11 (71) Gold Coast 11.10 (76) Brisbane Cricket Ground 16,087 Gold Coast by 5  +3  [15] 16 18 August 22 Gold Coast 11.8 (74) Brisbane 10.18 (78) Carrara Stadium 11,907  Brisbane by 4   +4  [16] 17 2019 27 April 6 Gold Coast 9.8 (62) Brisbane 16.15 (111) Carrara Stadium 13,694  Brisbane by 49   +5  [17] 18 10 August 21 Brisbane 22.12 (144) Gold Coast 8.5 (53) Brisbane Cricket Ground 22,530  Brisbane by 91   +6  [18] 19 2020 9 September 16 Brisbane 13.10 (88) Gold Coast 6.7 (43) Brisbane Cricket Ground 11,292  Brisbane by 45   +7  [19] 20 2021 15 May 9 Gold Coast 7.9 (51) Brisbane 19.10 (124) Carrara Stadium 12,636  Brisbane by 73   +8  [20] 21 24 July 20 Brisbane 17.18 (120) Gold Coast 10.11 (71) Brisbane Cricket Ground 16,660  Brisbane by 49   +9  [21]
  1. ^ Played at Brisbane Cricket Ground due to Carrara Stadium not being completed (Saturday, 28 May 2011).

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Marcus Ashcroft Medal

Gold Coast junior and former Brisbane Lions captain Dayne Beams holds the record for most Marcus Ashcroft Medals (3).
Gold Coast junior and former Brisbane Lions captain Dayne Beams holds the record for most Marcus Ashcroft Medals (3).

The Marcus Ashcroft Medal is awarded to the player adjudged best on field during the QClash. It is named after triple Brisbane Lions AFL premiership player Marcus Ashcroft, who played junior football on the Gold Coast for Surfers Paradise and Southport. Ashcroft also held administrative roles at both the Lions and the Suns post-playing career.

Winners

Round Year Winner
Round 7 2011 Jared Brennan (Gold Coast)
Round 21 2011 Simon Black (Brisbane)
Round 4 2012 Tom Rockliff (Brisbane)
Round 17 2012 Gary Ablett (Gold Coast)
Round 3 2013 Jonathan Brown (Brisbane)
Round 15 2013 Matthew Leuenberger (Brisbane)
Round 3 2014 Gary Ablett (2) (Gold Coast)
Round 18 2014 Pearce Hanley (Brisbane)
Round 5 2015 Charlie Dixon (Gold Coast)
Round 19 2015 Tom Lynch (Gold Coast)
Round 4 2016 Pearce Hanley (2) (Brisbane)
Round 16 2016 Touk Miller (Gold Coast)
Round 1 2017 Dayne Beams (Brisbane)
Round 21 2017 Dayne Beams (2) (Brisbane)
Round 5 2018 Touk Miller (2) (Gold Coast)
Round 22 2018 Dayne Beams (3) (Brisbane)
Round 6 2019 Mitch Robinson (Brisbane)
Round 21 2019 Charlie Cameron (Brisbane)
Round 16 2020 Lachie Neale (Brisbane)
Round 9 2021 Jarryd Lyons (Brisbane)
Round 19 2021 Jarryd Lyons (2) (Brisbane)

Shared history

Callum Ah Chee, Pearce Hanley and Jarryd Lyons are the only players to have appeared in QClashes for Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Shared players

Below is a record of players who spent time on both lists at the Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns.

# Player Brisbane
Games (Active)
Gold Coast
Games (Active)
QClashes
1 Northern Territory Jared Brennan 119 (2003–10) 54 (2011–13) 6
Victoria (Australia) Michael Rischitelli 111 (2004–10) 130 (2011–19) 13
Queensland Joel Tippett 0 (2007–09) 2 (2011) 0
4 Queensland Dayne Zorko 185 (2012–) 0 (2011)[i] 16
5 Queensland Andrew Raines 67 (2010–14) 6 (2015) 6
6 Republic of Ireland Pearce Hanley 129 (2008–16) 40 (2017–20) 14
7 Victoria (Australia) Jarryd Lyons 43 (2019–) 37 (2017–18) 7
8 Western Australia Callum Ah Chee 18 (2020–) 45 (2016–19) 6
  1. ^ Gold Coast junior Dayne Zorko was originally drafted by the Suns as a zone selection and was on traded to the Lions shortly after.[33] When asked how he felt about the situation, Zorko admitted he was "extremely disappointed" and that the outcome "cut deeply" when his hometown club chose to pass on him.[34][35]

Statistics

Up to date at the completion of QClash 21

Denotes current player

Games Played

# Player Club QClashes
1 Queensland Dayne Zorko Brisbane 18
2 Queensland Jarrod Harbrow Gold Coast 17
Western Australia Daniel Rich Brisbane 15
4 Western Australia David Swallow Gold Coast 16
5 Victoria (Australia) Ryan Lester Brisbane 15

Goalkickers

Most goals in one game

Tom Lynch kicked the most career QClash goals (27).
Tom Lynch kicked the most career QClash goals (27).
# Player Club Venue Year Round Goals Behinds Points
1 Queensland Charlie Dixon Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2015 Round 5 6 2 38
Queensland Charlie Cameron Brisbane The Gabba 2019 Round 21 6 1 37
Western Australia Ashley McGrath Brisbane The Gabba 2011 Round 7 6 0 36
4 Victoria (Australia) Tom Lynch Gold Coast The Gabba 2015 Round 19 5 2 32
Victoria (Australia) Tom Lynch Gold Coast The Gabba 2016 Round 4 5 2 32
Victoria (Australia) Jonathan Brown Brisbane Carrara Stadium 2013 Round 3 5 1 31
Western Australia Nathan Krakouer Gold Coast The Gabba 2011 Round 7 5 1 31
Victoria (Australia) Peter Wright Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2016 Round 16 5 1 31
Victoria (Australia) Tom Lynch Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2016 Round 16 5 0 30

Most career goals

# Player Club Goals Behinds Games
1 Victoria (Australia) Tom Lynch Gold Coast 27 12 12
2 Queensland Dayne Zorko Brisbane 20 12 18
3 Queensland Alex Sexton Gold Coast 18 8 12
Queensland Charlie Cameron Brisbane 18 8 6
5 Queensland Eric Hipwood Brisbane 16 11 9

Hitouts

Most hitouts in a game

Stefan Martin holds the record for the most hitouts in QClash history (346).
Stefan Martin holds the record for the most hitouts in QClash history (346).
# Player Club Year Round Hitouts
1 New South Wales Jarrod Witts Gold Coast 2019 Round 21 53
2 Western Australia Matthew Leuenberger Brisbane 2011 Round 7 52
3 New South Wales Jarrod Witts Gold Coast 2019 Round 6 43
4 Western Australia Matthew Leuenberger Brisbane 2011 Round 21 42
Victoria (Australia) Stefan Martin Brisbane 2015 Round 5 42

Most career hit-outs

# Player Club Hitouts Games
1 Victoria (Australia) Stefan Martin Brisbane 346 12
2 New South Wales Jarrod Witts Gold Coast 223 6
3 Victoria (Australia) Tom Nicholls Gold Coast 186 6
4 Western Australia Matthew Leuenberger Brisbane 184 5
5 Victoria (Australia) Oscar McInerney Brisbane 124 5

Disposals

Most disposals in a game

# Player Club Venue Year Round Disposals
1 Victoria (Australia) Tom Rockliff Brisbane The Gabba 2014 Round 18 47
2 Republic of Ireland Pearce Hanley Brisbane The Gabba 2014 Round 18 45
3 Victoria (Australia) Brayden Fiorini Gold Coast The Gabba 2021 Round 19 41
4 Victoria (Australia) Gary Ablett Jr Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2014 Round 3 38
Queensland Dayne Beams Brisbane Carrara Stadium 2018 Round 22 38

Most career disposals

# Player Club Disposals Games
1 Queensland Dayne Zorko Brisbane 384 18
2 Victoria (Australia) Tom Rockliff Brisbane 371 13
3 Western Australia David Swallow Gold Coast 359 16
4 Western Australia Daniel Rich Brisbane 355 17
5 Republic of Ireland Pearce Hanley Brisbane
Gold Coast
351 14

Clearances

Most clearances in a game

# Player Club Venue Year Round Clearances
1 Northern Territory Jared Brennan Gold Coast The Gabba 2011 Round 7 14
2 Victoria (Australia) Oscar McInerney Brisbane The Gabba 2021 Round 19 12
3 Victoria (Australia) Tom Rockliff Brisbane The Gabba 2014 Round 18 11
3 Victoria (Australia) Gary Ablett Jr Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2016 Round 16 10
Northern Territory Jared Brennan Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2013 Round 3 10
Tasmania Jesse Lonergan Gold Coast The Gabba 2015 Round 19 10
Victoria (Australia) Dion Prestia Gold Coast Carrara Stadium 2015 Round 5 10
Queensland Dayne Zorko Brisbane The Gabba 2014 Round 18 10

Most career clearances

# Player Club Games Clearances
1 Western Australia David Swallow Gold Coast 16 70
2 Victoria (Australia) Tom Rockliff Brisbane 13 64
3 Queensland Dayne Zorko Brisbane 18 63
4 Victoria (Australia) Gary Ablett Jr Gold Coast 9 60
5 Victoria (Australia) Touk Miller Gold Coast 12 55

Career Brownlow votes

Queensland junior and triple Brisbane Lions AFL Premiership captain Michael Voss holds the best winning percentage of any coach in QClash history (83.3%).
Queensland junior and triple Brisbane Lions AFL Premiership captain Michael Voss holds the best winning percentage of any coach in QClash history (83.3%).
# Player Club Votes
1 Republic of Ireland Pearce Hanley Brisbane Lions
Gold Coast
10
2 Queensland Dayne Beams Brisbane 9
3 Victoria (Australia) Tom Rockliff Brisbane 9
4 Victoria (Australia) Gary Ablett Jr Gold Coast 6
5 Western Australia Simon Black Brisbane 6

All-time coaching record

Coach Club Win Loss Draw Games Win % Diff
Tasmania Chris Fagan Brisbane 8 1 0 9 88.9 +7
Queensland Michael Voss Brisbane 5 1 0 6 83.3 +4
Tasmania Rodney Eade Gold Coast 3 2 0 5 60 +1
New South Wales Dean Solomon Gold Coast 0 1 0 1 0 −1
Victoria (Australia) Justin Leppitsch Brisbane 2 4 0 6 33.3 −2
Western Australia Guy McKenna Gold Coast 2 6 0 8 25 −4
South Australia Stuart Dew Gold Coast 1 6 0 7 14.3 −5

AFL Women's

The first AFLW QClash was played on 22 February 2020 at Metricon Stadium and resulted in a draw.[36]

AFLW Results

Year Date Rd Home Team Score Away Team Score Ground Crowd Winner H2H QClash Medal Report 1 2020 22 February 3 Gold Coast 4.4 (28) Brisbane 4.4 (28) Metricon Stadium 4,223 Draw 0  Kate Lutkins  [22] 2 2021 7 February 2 Brisbane 10.5 (65) Gold Coast 0.2 (2) Hickey Park 2,101  Brisbane by 63   +1   Jesse Wardlaw  [23]

AFLW statistics

Most AFLW career goals

# Player Club Goals Games
1 New Zealand Jesse Wardlaw Brisbane 5 2
2 Queensland Dakota Davidson Brisbane 4 2
3 Queensland Kalinda Howarth Brisbane
Gold Coast
3 2
4 New South Wales Rheanne Lugg Brisbane 2 1
5 Queensland Greta Bodey Brisbane 2 2

Shared players

Below is a record of players who have spent time on the lists of both clubs.

# Player Brisbane games
(Years listed)
Gold Coast games
(Years listed)
QClashes
1 Queensland Lauren Bella 3 (2019) 16 (2020–) 2
Queensland Tori Groves-Little 2 (2019) 4 (2020–) 0
Queensland Kalinda Howarth 0 (2018) 16 (2020–) 2
Queensland Leah Kaslar 21 (2017–2019) 15 (2020–2021) 2
Queensland Paige Parker 4 (2019) 13 (2020–) 1
Queensland Emma Pittman 8 (2018–2019) 2 (2020–) 0
Queensland Molly Ritson 0 (2018) 9 (2020–2021) 1
Queensland Jamie Stanton 16 (2017–2018) 13 (2020–) 2
South Australia Sam Virgo 15 (2017–2019) 14 (2020–2021) 2
Queensland Jacqui Yorston 4 (2019) 7 (2020–) 1
11 Queensland Taylor Smith 11 (2021–) 1 (2020) 1

All-time coaching record

Coach Club Win Loss Draw Games Win % Diff
Western Australia Craig Starcevich Brisbane 1 0 0 1 100 +1
Queensland Daniel Merrett Brisbane 0 0 1 1 0 0
Victoria (Australia) David Lake Gold Coast 0 1 1 2 0 −1

See also

References

  1. ^ QClash sets TV record - afl.com.au. Published 9 May 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2011.
  2. ^ Stafford, Andrew (7 May 2011). "Jumping the Q". The Age. p. 11.
  3. ^ Dampney, James (26 June 2012). "Rivals search for a name".[dead link]
  4. ^ Lions and Suns launch QClash
  5. ^ QClash 1: Marcus Ashcroft Medal announced (1 May 2011)
  6. ^ Greg Davis; Andrew Hamilton (21 April 2012). "Lions star Jonathan Brown issues rallying cry ahead of QClash". The Courier-Mail.
  7. ^ Suns score first win over Port Adelaide
  8. ^ Simon Black sledges former Brisbane Lions teammate Michael Rischitelli and Jared Brennan
  9. ^ Hot Suns fry Lions
  10. ^ Gold Coast Suns Steven May banned for three games
  11. ^ QClash 11 - Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast Suns
  12. ^ AFL Tribunal April 19th - The May Verdict
  13. ^ 2018 AFL Mark and Goal of the Year Finalists
  14. ^ Cameron snaps a great goal
  15. ^ Dayne Zorko slammed for lack of sportsmanship against Suns
  16. ^ Lions star under fire over unsportsmanlike act
  17. ^ Fuse lit for next QClash after handshake snubbing
  18. ^ Brisbane’s Nick Robertson calls the Gold Coast Suns ‘soft’ ahead of the QClash
  19. ^ QClash: Brisbane coach Chris Fagan filthy over Nick Robertson’s ‘soft’ sledge at Gold Coast
  20. ^ SUNS TV: Bowes Presser
  21. ^ AFL Twitter: Emotions boiled over between the Suns and the Lions after this incident.
  22. ^ Skipper 'carried on like an absolute goose'
  23. ^ Brisbane Lions Player of the Round: Round 22
  24. ^ It was fight night in the Q-Clash
  25. ^ Little men are growing a big QClash rivalry
  26. ^ Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko criticised for heated post-match verbal exchange with Touk Miller
  27. ^ Lions captain blasted for 'putrid' act of poor sportsmanship
  28. ^ 'Terrible leadership': AFL great slams Zorko for disrespectful act
  29. ^ ‘He just needs to pull his head in’: Carlton legend Robert Walls clips Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko
  30. ^ Two Lions fined following QClash
  31. ^ Match Review: Two SUNS charged
  32. ^ Touk Miller Addresses The Dayne Zorko Incidents
  33. ^ "My Football Story: Dayne Zorko". 25 July 2018.
  34. ^ "Dayne Zorko a star for Brisbane Lions after being passed over by Gold Coast Suns". 24 March 2017.
  35. ^ "Dayne holds no grudges against Suns over diss". 13 April 2013.
  36. ^ AFLW Round 3 2020 - Gold Coast vs Brisbane match report