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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) –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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2000 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2000 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 3.37.711.1119.15 129 WON Fremantle 4.49.510.916.11 107 22 SUB Mar 11 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
2 H Geelong 7.411.715.1321.13 139 WON St. Kilda 4.010.113.715.9 99 40 KAR Mar 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Geelong 4.48.614.717.9 111 WON Adelaide 4.36.710.1214.16 100 11 FBP Mar 25 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 5.28.510.615.9 99 LOST North Melbourne 4.17.513.815.14 104 -5 DOC Mar 31 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 H Geelong 4.311.615.1524.18 162 WON West Coast 1.66.87.1211.15 81 81 KAR Apr 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 3.66.1211.1615.19 109 WON Melbourne 3.26.57.612.12 84 25 KAR Apr 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Geelong 3.37.315.317.6 108 WON Sydney 2.38.612.715.9 99 9 SCG Apr 22 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 H Geelong 1.35.410.811.11 77 LOST Richmond 5.211.416.523.9 147 -70 DOC Apr 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Geelong 1.53.76.1010.13 73 LOST Hawthorn 3.38.710.1214.14 98 -25 MCG May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Geelong 4.38.511.612.6 78 DRAW Port Adelaide 3.96.138.1510.18 78 0 FBP May 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 7.110.611.813.9 87 LOST Essendon 4.211.716.1022.13 145 -58 DOC May 20 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
12 A Geelong 1.41.77.810.11 71 WON Collingwood 2.36.78.129.13 67 4 MCG May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Geelong 8.314.716.1119.12 126 WON Western Bulldogs 4.47.813.818.11 119 7 DOC Jun 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Geelong 3.29.412.615.7 97 LOST Carlton 5.57.109.1715.17 107 -10 PRI Jun 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Geelong 2.23.84.137.17 59 LOST Brisbane 7.29.414.620.8 128 -69 KAR Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 7.29.711.1512.18 90 WON Fremantle 3.27.410.612.12 84 6 KAR Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Geelong 4.28.610.713.7 85 LOST St. Kilda 4.28.412.916.13 109 -24 DOC Jun 30 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Geelong 7.211.614.617.7 109 WON Adelaide 3.46.89.1314.18 102 7 KAR Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Geelong 3.15.37.413.7 85 LOST North Melbourne 5.39.714.1318.16 124 -39 DOC Jul 14 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 A Geelong 3.45.129.1914.24 108 WON West Coast 4.25.38.512.6 78 30 SUB Jul 22 (Sat, 6:40) Scores
21 A Geelong 4.011.413.517.6 108 LOST Melbourne 3.49.813.1618.18 126 -18 MCG Jul 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 5.611.816.1318.16 124 WON Sydney 5.311.515.918.12 120 4 KAR Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1EF H Geelong 3.46.59.912.11 83 LOST Hawthorn 4.26.311.514.8 92 -9 DOC Aug 11 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
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2000 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
28 Arnott, Simon 4 37 9.3 22 5.5 59 14.8 16 4.0 0 0.0 5 1.3 3 0 4 1.0 1 25
46 Baldwin, Marcus 2 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0 3 1.5 0 18
9 Bizzell, Clint 20 137 6.9 100 5.0 237 11.9 93 4.7 2 0.1 31 1.6 21 19 34 1.7 21 225
8 Burns, Ronnie 16 126 7.9 79 4.9 205 12.8 41 2.6 0 0.0 13 0.8 9 23 39 2.4 21 255
35 Chapman, Paul 4 14 3.5 7 1.8 21 5.3 4 1.0 0 0.0 8 2.0 3 2 1 0.3 0 6
14 Clarke Jnr, David 22 246 11.2 112 5.1 358 16.3 94 4.3 0 0.0 22 1.0 24 16 15 0.7 15 105
11 Corey, Joel 5 39 7.8 23 4.6 62 12.4 11 2.2 0 0.0 8 1.6 3 3 2 0.4 2 14
33 Corrigan, Paul 6 43 7.2 15 2.5 58 9.7 15 2.5 0 0.0 9 1.5 4 3 0 0.0 0 0
41 Foster, Daniel 2 1 0.5 1 0.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
7 Graham, Ben 23 279 12.1 104 4.5 383 16.7 148 6.4 31 1.3 40 1.7 25 22 14 0.6 7 91
19 Hall, Derek 3 21 7.0 7 2.3 28 9.3 12 4.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0 3 1.0 2 20
37 Harley, Tom 23 175 7.6 69 3.0 244 10.6 75 3.3 6 0.3 24 1.0 21 21 0 0.0 0 0
32 Hocking, Garry 21 255 12.1 217 10.3 472 22.5 70 3.3 1 0.0 59 2.8 38 44 17 0.8 3 105
3 Houlihan, Adam 22 221 10.0 114 5.2 335 15.2 98 4.5 0 0.0 18 0.8 22 25 38 1.7 17 245
13 Kilpatrick, Glenn 21 290 13.8 116 5.5 406 19.3 62 3.0 0 0.0 56 2.7 23 11 11 0.5 4 70
1 King, Steven 23 252 11.0 120 5.2 372 16.2 82 3.6 493 21.4 43 1.9 25 48 12 0.5 10 82
45 Ling, Cameron 10 45 4.5 26 2.6 71 7.1 25 2.5 1 0.1 7 0.7 3 4 3 0.3 1 19
42 Lynch, Tristan 4 25 6.3 12 3.0 37 9.3 6 1.5 0 0.0 10 2.5 5 1 3 0.8 0 18
18 Lynch, Paul 9 50 5.6 20 2.2 70 7.8 21 2.3 0 0.0 2 0.2 4 9 11 1.2 13 79
17 McGrath, Tim 23 193 8.4 141 6.1 334 14.5 75 3.3 16 0.7 23 1.0 27 14 0 0.0 2 2
38 McKay, Joel 2 2 1.0 3 1.5 5 2.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Mensch, David 21 162 7.7 110 5.2 272 13.0 104 5.0 21 1.0 25 1.2 23 16 39 1.9 20 254
39 Milburn, Darren 17 179 10.5 144 8.5 323 19.0 82 4.8 13 0.8 44 2.6 13 13 13 0.8 6 84
16 Mooney, Jason 12 70 5.8 33 2.8 103 8.6 41 3.4 15 1.3 14 1.2 8 12 13 1.1 2 80
21 Mooney, Cam 6 15 2.5 9 1.5 24 4.0 11 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 5 6 1.0 3 39
43 O'Brien, Danny 8 42 5.3 21 2.6 63 7.9 11 1.4 0 0.0 6 0.8 5 0 6 0.8 7 43
34 Rahilly, James 11 78 7.1 35 3.2 113 10.3 26 2.4 1 0.1 9 0.8 2 6 2 0.2 2 14
15 Riccardi, Peter 18 225 12.5 111 6.2 336 18.7 60 3.3 1 0.1 38 2.1 21 6 17 0.9 17 119
27 Sanderson, Brenton 23 247 10.7 102 4.4 349 15.2 107 4.7 0 0.0 29 1.3 16 19 1 0.0 0 6
30 Scarlett, Matthew 21 142 6.8 43 2.0 185 8.8 73 3.5 2 0.1 22 1.0 6 19 2 0.1 0 12
12 Sholl, Brad 23 307 13.3 136 5.9 443 19.3 93 4.0 1 0.0 17 0.7 20 12 1 0.0 2 8
24 Simpson, Hamish 1 1 1.0 5 5.0 6 6.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
4 Snell, Jason 15 145 9.7 89 5.9 234 15.6 66 4.4 0 0.0 30 2.0 9 12 11 0.7 10 76
6 Spriggs, David 21 185 8.8 66 3.1 251 12.0 44 2.1 0 0.0 21 1.0 27 13 6 0.3 9 45
20 Steinfort, Carl 20 177 8.9 115 5.8 292 14.6 76 3.8 2 0.1 45 2.3 14 12 2 0.1 5 17
26 Stoneham, Barry 15 63 4.2 62 4.1 125 8.3 45 3.0 28 1.9 17 1.1 9 10 11 0.7 11 77
40 Wojcinski, David 9 49 5.4 27 3.0 76 8.4 15 1.7 0 0.0 14 1.6 3 4 1 0.1 1 7
Totals 506 4543 9.0 2416 4.8 6959 13.8 1810 3.6 634 1.3 718 1.4 442 426 341 0.7 214 2260
 

Footnotes

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