Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Officials Mount Review of Lions' Dismal Season

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Officials Mount Review of Lions' Dismal Season

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AFL: A sweeping club review may be about to start following the Brisbane Lions' abysmal 2010 AFL season.

But they could do worse than simply look at their final opponent, Sydney, for inspiration.

The season mercifully ended for the Lions with a 38-point loss to the Swans at the Gabba on Saturday night.

For the record, the Lions finished with an ordinary 7-15 win-loss tally Co one made all the more shattering considering their 4-0 season start.

While players drown their sorrows on Mad Monday, coach Michael Voss, chief executive Michael Bowers and independent experts John Reid and Terry Coyne will officially launch a "thorough and extensive club review".

"As representatives of all Lions members, it is the board's responsibility to ensure that the review achieves it's stated aim of improving our overall performance," Lions chairman Angus Johnson said.

Experts tipped the roles to be reversed for Sydney and the Lions in 2010.

Following a swag of retirements and Barry Hall's switch to the Western Bulldogs, Sydney was expected to struggle Co instead they finished with fifth place and a home final. …

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