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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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1901 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1901 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 0.10.41.52.11 23 WON Melbourne 2.12.13.33.3 21 2 COR May 4 (Sat, 3:30) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.25.95.106.12 48 WON Fitzroy 5.55.55.75.8 38 10 BWS May 9 (Thu, 3:00) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.22.55.127.13 55 WON Carlton 1.32.72.73.8 26 29 PRI May 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Geelong 1.41.93.104.10 34 WON Essendon 1.01.22.44.6 30 4 COR May 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Geelong 0.12.62.63.6 24 LOST Collingwood 3.33.44.74.8 32 -8 COR May 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Geelong 3.07.49.511.12 78 WON St. Kilda 0.51.52.52.5 17 61 JUN Jun 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Geelong 4.57.78.109.11 65 WON South Melbourne 0.00.01.13.4 22 43 COR Jun 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 A Geelong 2.04.25.39.5 59 WON Melbourne 2.15.26.37.4 46 13 MCG Jun 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Geelong 4.35.66.126.16 52 WON Fitzroy 1.14.25.28.3 51 1 COR Jun 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Geelong 1.61.76.128.15 63 WON Carlton 0.12.53.54.7 31 32 COR Jun 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Geelong 0.11.11.52.12 24 LOST Essendon 2.12.74.116.13 49 -25 EME Jul 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Geelong 3.27.49.612.11 83 WON Collingwood 3.05.26.56.5 41 42 VIC Jul 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Geelong 3.24.28.58.7 55 WON St. Kilda 0.14.44.44.5 29 26 COR Jul 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Geelong 2.32.55.116.13 49 WON South Melbourne 2.43.93.96.9 45 4 LAK Jul 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 A Geelong 1.23.64.126.18 54 WON Carlton 0.20.22.33.5 23 31 PRI Aug 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 H Geelong 1.33.65.107.12 54 WON South Melbourne 2.23.23.54.6 30 24 COR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 H Geelong 1.23.34.35.3 33 LOST Essendon 1.24.77.109.12 66 -33 COR Aug 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Geelong 0.21.33.43.6 24 LOST Collingwood 2.33.55.86.9 45 -21 EME Aug 31 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1901 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Bailiff, Les 13                             0 0.0    
Baker, Jack 4                             4 1.0    
Bennion, Bill 2                             1 0.5    
Bowey, Frank 5                             0 0.0    
Buchan, Tommy 14                             6 0.4    
Burns, Peter 17                             0 0.0    
Coles, Charlie 17                             24 1.4    
Donaghy, Mick 17                             0 0.0    
Fletcher, Percy 2                             0 0.0    
Flynn, Jim 13                             6 0.5    
Gill, Billy 6                             1 0.2    
Hardiman, Jack 5                             2 0.4    
Holland, Ted 5                             0 0.0    
Holligan, Teddy 18                             4 0.2    
Horman, James 15                             1 0.1    
Lockwood, George 7                             0 0.0    
Lockwood, Teddy 13                             17 1.3    
Lord, Don 2                             0 0.0    
McCallum, Firth 10                             2 0.2    
McKeegan, Tim 12                             0 0.0    
McShane, Joe 15                             4 0.3    
McShane, Jim 16                             15 0.9    
Moodie, Bill 4                             6 1.5    
Newling, Ernie 18                             0 0.0    
O'Loughlin, Jack 10                             1 0.1    
Palmer, Jimmy 13                             0 0.0    
Palmer, George 1                             0 0.0    
Powell, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
Rankin, Teddy 18                             9 0.5    
Saxbee, George 1                             0 0.0    
Thompson, Archie 8                             0 0.0    
Woods, Ike 5                             4 0.8    
Young, Henry 17                             7 0.4    
Totals 324                             114 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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