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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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1988 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1988 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 3.66.98.1411.17 83 LOST West Coast 4.27.89.1514.20 104 -21 KAR Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Geelong 6.310.616.1121.16 142 WON North Melbourne 8.314.416.420.7 127 15 MCG Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.14.57.89.10 64 LOST Melbourne 2.84.117.159.18 72 -8 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 6.514.920.1124.17 161 WON Richmond 1.65.115.1311.16 82 79 MCG Apr 25 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 5.29.413.817.14 116 WON Essendon 2.36.911.1013.14 92 24 KAR Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 5.09.311.716.15 111 LOST Sydney 2.48.614.1117.12 114 -3 KAR May 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 2.25.510.915.14 104 WON Carlton 3.47.511.814.9 93 11 VFL May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Geelong 5.112.514.816.12 108 LOST St. Kilda 4.68.714.1017.12 114 -6 KAR May 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong 6.214.418.620.13 133 WON Fitzroy 5.18.411.915.10 100 33 KAR May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Geelong 6.413.618.1024.18 162 WON Brisbane 2.35.88.1116.13 109 53 CRR Jun 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 1.24.47.69.10 64 LOST Collingwood 4.38.514.616.7 103 -39 KAR Jun 13 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Geelong 1.61.92.123.12 30 LOST Footscray 2.24.65.87.14 56 -26 WES Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Geelong 2.64.117.1212.15 87 LOST Hawthorn 3.29.413.917.10 112 -25 PRI Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Geelong 2.15.46.68.8 56 LOST Melbourne 1.45.710.1013.11 89 -33 KAR Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 3.47.614.716.10 106 LOST West Coast 1.56.912.1418.18 126 -20 SUB Jul 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Geelong 7.19.510.1014.14 98 LOST Carlton 6.211.616.1121.15 141 -43 PRI Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 5.67.1010.1217.13 115 WON Footscray 3.24.46.710.9 69 46 KAR Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong 4.49.816.1222.19 151 WON Sydney 2.58.78.1112.16 88 63 SCG Jul 29 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
19 A Geelong 6.510.917.1024.13 157 WON Essendon 2.47.811.1212.18 90 67 WIN Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Geelong 1.15.58.610.8 68 LOST Hawthorn 3.26.215.819.14 128 -60 KAR Aug 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 H Geelong 2.59.618.922.14 146 WON Richmond 4.38.412.716.12 108 38 KAR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Geelong 3.26.58.614.10 94 LOST Collingwood 4.56.613.1019.15 129 -35 VIC Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1988 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
5 Ablett Snr, Gary 21 253 12.0 42 2.0 295 14.0 117 5.6 2 0.1 19 0.9 30 44 82 3.9 62 554
34 Alderdice, Craig 11 77 7.0 44 4.0 121 11.0 39 3.5 10 0.9 6 0.5 10 10 6 0.5 8 44
3 Bairstow, Mark 19 344 18.1 190 10.0 534 28.1 57 3.0 1 0.1 19 1.0 32 36 23 1.2 12 150
27 Bews, Andrew 17 230 13.5 138 8.1 368 21.6 56 3.3 1 0.1 27 1.6 18 21 2 0.1 1 13
24 Bos, Mark 22 293 13.3 101 4.6 394 17.9 49 2.2 3 0.1 14 0.6 32 11 1 0.0 1 7
30 Bourke, Damian 14 67 4.8 33 2.4 100 7.1 40 2.9 127 9.1 3 0.2 16 17 0 0.0 0 0
16 Brownless, Bill 7 44 6.3 21 3.0 65 9.3 28 4.0 3 0.4 6 0.9 5 11 14 2.0 7 91
19 Bruns, Neville 21 411 19.6 104 5.0 515 24.5 86 4.1 0 0.0 24 1.1 26 22 11 0.5 6 72
36 Cameron, David 13 105 8.1 51 3.9 156 12.0 29 2.2 0 0.0 15 1.2 8 13 18 1.4 12 120
13 Cameron, Gary 8 110 13.8 60 7.5 170 21.3 18 2.3 0 0.0 5 0.6 19 13 5 0.6 3 33
15 Christensen, Martin 12 102 8.5 63 5.3 165 13.8 34 2.8 0 0.0 25 2.1 14 10 5 0.4 4 34
12 Cleave, Craig 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
7 Couch, Paul 17 262 15.4 174 10.2 436 25.6 67 3.9 0 0.0 27 1.6 28 21 15 0.9 13 103
28 Darcy, Tim 22 180 8.2 118 5.4 298 13.5 86 3.9 3 0.1 8 0.4 30 26 1 0.0 4 10
18 Denham, Sean 22 287 13.0 228 10.4 515 23.4 86 3.9 0 0.0 58 2.6 34 39 9 0.4 14 68
20 Denneman, Darren 4 20 5.0 12 3.0 32 8.0 8 2.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 1 6 0 0.0 0 0
29 Drum, Damian 11 81 7.4 75 6.8 156 14.2 32 2.9 0 0.0 15 1.4 18 17 11 1.0 7 73
17 Exell, Gavin 3 33 11.0 20 6.7 53 17.7 14 4.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 5 3 2 0.7 1 13
14 Flanigan, Darren 21 187 8.9 114 5.4 301 14.3 107 5.1 173 8.2 16 0.8 35 19 4 0.2 2 26
25 Hamilton, Shane 7 91 13.0 24 3.4 115 16.4 26 3.7 0 0.0 4 0.6 6 8 16 2.3 9 105
32 Hocking, Garry 3 26 8.7 17 5.7 43 14.3 7 2.3 0 0.0 4 1.3 3 9 0 0.0 0 0
1 Hocking, Steve 22 174 7.9 166 7.5 340 15.5 59 2.7 0 0.0 49 2.2 19 23 1 0.0 0 6
39 Landy, Graeme 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 Lindner, Bruce 9 78 8.7 27 3.0 105 11.7 45 5.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 15 13 27 3.0 15 177
38 McCrabb, Austin 6 77 12.8 35 5.8 112 18.7 19 3.2 0 0.0 9 1.5 9 5 2 0.3 1 13
11 Morgan, Darren 4 23 5.8 13 3.3 36 9.0 9 2.3 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 4 1 0.3 1 7
6 Russell, Dwayne 12 141 11.8 47 3.9 188 15.7 63 5.3 7 0.6 6 0.5 10 25 16 1.3 7 103
23 Schulze, Michael 18 105 5.8 85 4.7 190 10.6 56 3.1 22 1.2 10 0.6 14 22 0 0.0 0 0
8 Scott, Robert 20 272 13.6 147 7.4 419 21.0 52 2.6 0 0.0 33 1.7 22 30 15 0.8 22 112
26 Stoneham, Barry 18 112 6.2 92 5.1 204 11.3 63 3.5 22 1.2 29 1.6 22 35 13 0.7 7 85
10 Troy, Darren 15 169 11.3 137 9.1 306 20.4 55 3.7 0 0.0 16 1.1 29 21 1 0.1 0 6
9 Turner, Mick 16 141 8.8 45 2.8 186 11.6 63 3.9 0 0.0 5 0.3 13 14 37 2.3 18 240
33 Whyte, Peter 2 10 5.0 5 2.5 15 7.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 3 0 1 0.5 0 6
21 Yeates, Mark 21 181 8.6 127 6.0 308 14.7 72 3.4 1 0.0 28 1.3 32 22 5 0.2 6 36
Totals 440 4692 10.7 2557 5.8 7249 16.5 1545 3.5 375 0.9 493 1.1 562 570 344 0.8 243 2307
 

Footnotes

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