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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 (3 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 (10 total)

Most Games
334 - Joel Selwood (2007-current)

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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1921 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1921 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Geelong       Bye        
2 H Geelong 4.25.107.1311.19 85 WON Essendon 4.66.89.1310.16 76 9 COR May 14 (Sat, 3:15) Scores
3 A Geelong 6.36.49.713.9 87 LOST Collingwood 3.09.312.416.9 105 -18 VIC May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 6.17.38.1111.13 79 WON Richmond 3.17.38.89.8 62 17 COR May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 4.37.59.812.12 84 WON Fitzroy 2.35.87.108.14 62 22 BWS Jun 6 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 5.58.910.1211.13 79 WON St. Kilda 0.11.21.25.5 35 44 COR Jun 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 3.45.56.88.13 61 LOST Carlton 1.75.128.1511.15 81 -20 PRI Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Geelong 4.16.28.48.5 53 LOST South Melbourne 1.31.75.910.14 74 -21 LAK Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Geelong 4.26.39.611.10 76 WON Melbourne 1.34.96.138.16 64 12 COR Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 Geelong       Bye        
11 A Geelong 2.45.127.179.18 72 WON Essendon 0.50.91.132.15 27 45 EME Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 2.24.66.910.12 72 WON Collingwood 3.15.26.56.11 47 25 COR Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Geelong 3.03.24.45.6 36 LOST Richmond 3.36.66.119.15 69 -33 PUN Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.35.410.813.8 86 WON Fitzroy 2.15.67.69.10 64 22 COR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.42.54.79.9 63 LOST St. Kilda 6.310.711.1311.16 82 -19 JUN Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Geelong 1.33.64.76.11 47 LOST Carlton 3.63.65.128.15 63 -16 COR Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 4.16.57.510.7 67 WON South Melbourne 0.31.63.103.10 28 39 COR Sep 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 2.36.68.710.11 71 LOST Melbourne 4.96.1411.1616.19 115 -44 MCG Sep 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF A Geelong 3.24.46.76.18 54 LOST Richmond 2.36.810.1516.19 115 -61 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1921 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Bendle, Bill 9                             6 0.7    
3 Brownlees, Tom 16                             8 0.5    
31 Buchanan, Vic 1                             0 0.0    
15 Clemenger, John 2                             0 0.0    
30 Collins, Basil 1                             1 1.0    
4 Craven, Harold 17                             1 0.1    
2 Eason, Alec 16                             11 0.7    
11 Feder, Ed 2                             0 0.0    
17 Gray, Jack 5                             0 0.0    
29 Grigg, Dick 2                             0 0.0    
7 Gross, Vic 13                             0 0.0    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 16                             23 1.4    
9 Johns, Keith 16                             6 0.4    
18 Jones, Jockie 10                             10 1.0    
25 Keane, Bill 6                             3 0.5    
16 Kearney, Jim 4                             0 0.0    
12 Kroger, Max 14                             2 0.1    
22 Lineen, Jock 1                             0 0.0    
28 Manson, Harold 1                             0 0.0    
26 Mathieson, Jim 15                             9 0.6    
24 McCarter, Billy 15                             1 0.1    
20 Murrell, Jack 11                             0 0.0    
19 Peck, Eric 16                             1 0.1    
6 Rankin, Cliff 17                             63 3.7    
13 Rankin, Bert 16                             0 0.0    
5 Rollason, Neville 4                             3 0.8    
23 Ross, Jack 15                             1 0.1    
10 Sharland, Wally 13                             14 1.1    
8 Smith, Herbie 17                             0 0.0    
16 Smith, Les 1                             0 0.0    
21 Thomas, Stan 14                             0 0.0    
Totals 306                             163 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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