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AFL: Chris Fagan Appointed as Brisbane Lions’ Coach

The Brisbane Lions has appointed Chris Fagan as senior coach today, replacing Justin Leppitsch.

Fagan has served as a key member of the Hawthorn Football Club’s off-field team for all four premiership wins in 2008 and 2013-2015. Other than the Hawks, the 55-year-old has also coached Melbourne, Tassie Mariners, North Hobart and Sandy Bay.

Chris Fagan

Source: Wayne Ludbey

In pursuing this position, Fagan competed against former Western Bulldogs assistant Brett Montgomery and Carlton assistant coach John Barker. Fagan was chosen by a five-person selection committee, which included Lions’ football manager David Noble, CEO Greg Swann, list manager Peter Schwab, former player Simon Black and psychologist Matti Clements.

A senior assistant will also be appointed to work under Fagan, with a number of assistant coaching positions also to be filled.

Leppitsch was sacked at the end of the season due to poor performance.

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