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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) 1897–2023

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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1980 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1980 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 4.18.711.1012.13 85 LOST South Melbourne 4.36.310.713.10 88 -3 KAR Mar 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Geelong 7.410.711.1315.14 104 LOST Carlton 2.55.1611.1914.25 109 -5 PRI Apr 7 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 4.36.911.1017.17 119 WON Melbourne 3.16.711.814.9 93 26 KAR Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 3.38.69.916.10 106 WON North Melbourne 4.56.67.710.9 69 37 ARD Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 6.211.412.714.10 94 WON Hawthorn 3.26.510.613.11 89 5 KAR Apr 25 (Fri, 2:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 1.53.74.1010.17 77 LOST Richmond 5.36.79.1312.16 88 -11 VFL May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Geelong 3.36.510.716.11 107 WON Essendon 7.28.58.1313.15 93 14 WIN May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Geelong 6.17.715.1020.15 135 WON St. Kilda 3.25.85.910.12 72 63 KAR May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Geelong 0.76.1010.1315.15 105 LOST Collingwood 2.810.1813.2318.28 136 -31 VIC May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Geelong 4.78.1110.1418.15 123 WON Fitzroy 3.07.315.517.6 108 15 KAR May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Geelong 4.411.912.1022.12 144 WON Footscray 2.24.511.1015.13 103 41 WES Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Geelong 8.312.1017.1721.21 147 WON South Melbourne 2.34.56.1112.12 84 63 SCG Jun 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Geelong 1.34.47.812.11 83 WON Carlton 1.24.28.412.6 78 5 KAR Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Geelong 1.35.611.613.6 84 WON North Melbourne 3.24.34.34.3 27 57 KAR Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 6.47.714.1417.15 117 WON Hawthorn 1.52.73.84.13 37 80 VFL Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Geelong 4.48.1013.1117.12 114 WON Melbourne 3.47.712.1015.15 105 9 MCG Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Geelong 3.37.513.916.14 110 WON Richmond 3.37.710.1113.15 93 17 MCG Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Geelong 3.68.1011.1415.14 104 WON Essendon 5.210.512.1013.12 90 14 KAR Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 3.35.106.1111.17 83 LOST St. Kilda 4.44.511.813.10 88 -5 MOO Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Geelong 2.24.911.1314.15 99 WON Collingwood 5.25.27.212.9 81 18 KAR Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Geelong 5.210.613.720.12 132 WON Fitzroy 7.58.813.1616.21 117 15 JUN Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 5.29.511.1412.18 90 WON Footscray 1.43.63.65.10 40 50 VFL Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF A Geelong 5.27.49.411.5 71 LOST Richmond 3.27.310.614.11 95 -24 VFL Sep 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Geelong 2.25.59.813.11 89 LOST Collingwood 3.56.812.1013.15 93 -4 VFL Sep 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
Player stats will return soon.
 

Footnotes

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