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KEY FACTS

Official name
Geelong West Football Club

Known as
Geelong West

Nickname
Red West

Formed
1878

Disbanded
1988

Colours
Red and white

Emblem
Roosters

Associated clubs
Geelong West Giants

Affiliations (Historical)
Geelong & District Football Netball League (GDFNL) 1879–1945; Ballarat Football Netball League (BFNL) 1946–1962; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1963–1988

Home Ground
West Oval

Senior Premierships
Geelong and District Football Association/League 25 premierships total; Ballarat Football League 1956-7-8-9 (4 total) VFA First Division 1975 (1 total); VFA Second Division 1964, 1968, 1972 (3 total)

Geelong West



The Roosters joined Division Two of the VFA in 1963 having been successful members of the Ballarat Football League since 1946. They quickly proved competitive, missing the finals in their first season by the merest whisker of percentage, and downing Sunshine by 21 points in the following year’s Grand Final.

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1980 Season (VFA Division 1) Fixture

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Geelong West's 1980 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong West 4.34.107.1114.14 98 LOST Coburg 6.212.722.1527.17 179 -81 COB Apr 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H Geelong West 2.69.912.1217.20 122 WON Prahran 5.48.714.1017.12 114 8 WES Apr 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Geelong West 2.28.415.722.9 141 LOST Port Melbourne 8.612.1117.1730.21 201 -60 NPO Apr 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Geelong West 9.313.1318.1422.16 148 WON Frankston 2.43.811.1317.19 121 27 WES May 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Geelong West 1.37.119.1718.23 131 WON Preston 6.210.316.619.6 120 11 PRE May 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Geelong West 2.29.615.1021.14 140 WON Dandenong 5.510.914.1218.16 124 16 SHE May 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong West 8.013.524.1230.14 194 WON Caulfield 9.514.816.1321.15 141 53 WES May 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong West 4.411.819.1627.26 188 WON Camberwell 4.89.915.1217.17 119 69 CBW Jun 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong West 4.612.1118.1122.15 147 WON Sandringham 5.411.617.720.11 131 16 WES Jun 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Geelong West 2.38.78.915.10 100 LOST Coburg 2.58.715.1121.13 139 -39 WES Jun 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Geelong West 5.26.58.1010.14 74 LOST Prahran 3.25.57.811.13 79 -5 TOO Jun 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Geelong West 4.56.711.1213.15 93 WON Port Melbourne 2.35.410.712.12 84 9 WES Jul 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Geelong West 9.312.617.1219.15 129 WON Frankston 1.47.48.816.14 110 19 FRA Jul 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Geelong West 3.310.615.1017.13 115 LOST Preston 6.310.1114.1623.21 159 -44 WES Jul 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Geelong West 4.36.79.1314.17 101 WON Dandenong 3.48.1010.1213.13 91 10 WES Aug 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Geelong West 1.16.97.1213.16 94 WON Caulfield 5.35.69.1312.15 87 7 PPC Aug 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong West 6.610.1013.1418.16 124 WON Camberwell 4.110.512.614.14 98 26 WES Aug 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong West 8.213.516.917.11 113 LOST Sandringham 4.411.913.1220.13 133 -20 BRO Aug 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
1SF H Geelong West 3.59.611.817.14 116 WON Sandringham 1.54.88.1112.12 84 32 JUN Aug 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
PF A Geelong West 1.84.98.1412.17 89 LOST Coburg 2.16.69.1214.16 100 -11 JUN Sep 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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