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KEY FACTS

Official name
Geelong Football Club

Known as
Geelong

Nickname
Cats

Formed
1859

Colours
Navy blue and white

Associated clubs
Geelong Reserves; Geelong WFC; Geelong WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

Home Ground
Kardinia Park

AFL Premierships
2007, 2009, 2011, 2022 (4 total)

VFL Premierships
1925, 1931, 1937, 1951-2, 1963 (6 total)

VFA Premierships
1878-9-80, 1882-3-4, 1886 (7 total)

Senior Premierships
V/AFL Night Series - 1961, 2006, 2009 (3 total); McClelland Trophy: 1952, 1954, 1962-63, 1980-81, 1992, 2007-8, 2019, 2022 (11 total)

Most Games
355 - Joel Selwood (2007-2022)

Most Goals
1021 - Gary Ablett Snr (1984-1996)

League Top Goalkickers
E.James (27) 1897 & (31) 1899; L.Hagger (78) 1925; G.Moloney (109) 1932; L.White (86) 1948; G.Goninon (86) 1951; N.Rayson (80) 1955; D.Wade (68) 1962, (96) 1967 & (127) 1969; L.Donohue (105) 1976; G.Ablett senior (129) 1994 & (122) 1995; T. Hawkins (42) 2020 (10 winners/14 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Edward 'Carji' Greeves 1924; Bernie Smith 1951; Alistair Lord 1962; Paul Couch 1989; Jimmy Bartel 2007; Gary Ablett jnr 2009; Patrick Dangerfield 2016 (7 total)

Headquarters
Kardinia Park (GMHBA) La Trobe Terrace, Geelong, VIC 3220

Postal Address
PO Box 461, Geelong, VIC, 3220

Phone: 1300 462 287 

Website
geelongcats.com.au

Geelong



"Inspired by Dick Reynolds, Essendon got within five points late in the final term of the 1951 Grand Final, but Geelong was able to steady and pull away to secure an 11-point victory, 11.15 (81) to 10.10 (70). Under Reg Hickey, Geelong has developed into a marvellous team. Indeed, with Bernie Smith having won the Brownlow, and George Goninon having been the league's top goal kicker, the Cats had secured a prestigious treble which only Collingwood had previously accomplished ... "

John Devaney assesses the Cats from Kardinia Park, forever football's great entertainers

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1909 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1909 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 2.14.56.86.8 44 LOST South Melbourne 1.15.27.28.5 53 -9 COR May 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.22.73.93.10 28 LOST Fitzroy 3.54.77.1412.16 88 -60 BWS May 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Geelong 2.05.17.29.5 59 LOST Essendon 3.65.76.138.18 66 -7 EME May 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Geelong 3.26.68.1012.13 85 WON Carlton 1.54.76.128.13 61 24 COR May 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Geelong 0.12.62.73.10 28 LOST University 1.43.67.79.9 63 -35 EME May 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Geelong 3.35.75.76.12 48 WON St. Kilda 2.02.44.126.13 49 -1 COR Jun 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Geelong 3.04.25.55.8 38 LOST Melbourne 3.46.712.718.9 117 -79 MCG Jun 7 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 H Geelong 2.23.53.85.10 40 LOST Collingwood 3.34.47.610.8 68 -28 COR Jun 12 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Geelong 2.33.54.75.7 37 LOST Richmond 1.12.63.124.15 39 -2 PUN Jun 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Geelong 1.12.43.74.7 31 LOST South Melbourne 8.411.413.917.9 111 -80 LAK Jul 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Geelong 1.33.56.79.7 61 LOST Fitzroy 5.16.211.413.9 87 -26 COR Jul 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Geelong 0.12.54.76.9 45 LOST Essendon 6.38.79.712.8 80 -35 COR Jul 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Geelong 3.14.67.810.10 70 LOST Carlton 6.48.613.1119.16 130 -60 PRI Jul 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Geelong 3.04.56.86.11 47 LOST University 2.24.58.1012.15 87 -40 COR Jul 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.32.52.62.10 22 LOST St. Kilda 3.13.13.73.8 26 -4 JUN Aug 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.33.35.56.9 45 LOST Melbourne 0.35.67.99.14 68 -23 COR Aug 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Geelong 0.12.43.74.8 32 LOST Collingwood 5.39.69.911.11 77 -45 VIC Aug 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Geelong 6.37.109.1113.14 92 WON Richmond 0.11.62.74.7 31 61 COR Sep 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1909 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Arbrew, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
Armstrong, Les 18                             0 0.0    
Batty, Les 17                             0 0.0    
Beard, Dave 17                             6 0.4    
Bowey, Frank 1                             0 0.0    
Boyd, Alex 17                             0 0.0    
Brownlees, Rupe 1                             0 0.0    
Cameron, Charlie 16                             2 0.1    
Chisholm, Les 1                             0 0.0    
Dalton, Bert 4                             0 0.0    
Doull, George 10                             5 0.5    
Eason, Alec 7                             1 0.1    
Eason, Bill 16                             14 0.9    
Grigg, Dick 18                             6 0.3    
Hassett, Jack 6                             5 0.8    
James, Les 'Jack' 18                             8 0.4    
27 Marsham, Harry 1                             0 0.0    
Martini, Percy 8                             17 2.1    
Miller, Billy 6                             1 0.2    
Moran, Frank 18                             0 0.0    
Morgan, Doug 5                             1 0.2    
Newling, Ernie 17                             8 0.5    
Orchard, Billy 17                             16 0.9    
Palmer, Alby 5                             0 0.0    
Rankin, Teddy 15                             0 0.0    
Salmon, Percy 9                             3 0.3    
Scown, Percy 14                             1 0.1    
Slater, Joe 7                             0 0.0    
Watt, Jack 1                             1 1.0    
Whittington, Bert 5                             0 0.0    
Wilton, Billy 13                             6 0.5    
Woods, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
Young, Henry 13                             13 1.0    
Totals 324                             114 0.4    
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.