Brisbane forward Linc McCarthy produced one of the most important points in club history with his last-minute snap in the 38-point win over West Coast at the Gabba sending the Lions into the top four for the AFL finals.
Brisbane needed to reach 119 points to West Coast’s 87 to leap over the Western Bulldogs and claim the double chance for the finals and McCarthy delivered with a towering snap in the final 30 seconds after a nerve-jangling final term.
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Charlie Cameron kicked a goal after the siren to seal the deal but McCarthy’s point was the score that mattered in one of the most tense and pulsating home-and-away matches played at the Gabba in recent memory with so much on the line. The result sent coach Chris Fagan into a frenzy from the boundary…