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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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1905 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1905 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 2.23.63.65.9 39 LOST South Melbourne 1.41.65.108.14 62 -23 COR May 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.02.23.27.6 48 LOST Essendon 2.36.310.912.10 82 -34 EME May 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.31.81.94.11 35 LOST Fitzroy 3.24.66.1210.16 76 -41 BWS May 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Geelong 0.03.24.55.13 43 LOST St. Kilda 2.34.47.47.4 46 -3 COR May 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Geelong 1.12.14.24.4 28 LOST Carlton 1.34.54.95.10 40 -12 PRI Jun 5 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
6 H Geelong 1.11.12.14.3 27 LOST Collingwood 0.41.54.66.10 46 -19 COR Jun 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Geelong 3.35.56.117.14 56 WON Melbourne 1.43.96.117.12 54 2 COR Jun 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A Geelong 3.04.26.36.7 43 WON South Melbourne 2.24.44.44.5 29 14 LAK Jul 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Geelong 3.45.59.89.8 62 WON Essendon 0.14.44.46.12 48 14 COR Jul 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Geelong 3.36.56.69.8 62 WON Fitzroy 1.21.32.112.15 27 35 COR Jul 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Geelong 1.34.74.116.12 48 WON St. Kilda 1.03.23.33.5 23 25 JUN Jul 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Geelong 0.03.43.46.5 41 LOST Carlton 3.63.66.106.11 47 -6 COR Jul 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Geelong 0.21.53.54.12 36 LOST Collingwood 1.25.56.77.8 50 -14 VIC Aug 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Geelong 4.54.55.107.13 55 LOST Melbourne 0.57.67.913.12 90 -35 MCG Aug 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 A Geelong 1.61.63.113.11 29 LOST Essendon 3.15.55.610.13 73 -44 EME Aug 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 H Geelong 3.15.47.710.8 68 WON Fitzroy 2.34.86.89.12 66 2 COR Sep 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 A Geelong 0.02.22.63.9 27 LOST St. Kilda 2.46.89.1012.15 87 -60 JUN Sep 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1905 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Brown, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
Clarke, Ken 6                             4 0.7    
Donaghy, Mick 15                             0 0.0    
Doull, George 17                             0 0.0    
Eason, Bill 13                             13 1.0    
Fletcher, Percy 14                             3 0.2    
Forbes, Ivan 3                             1 0.3    
Gough, Alf 12                             1 0.1    
Grigg, Dick 17                             6 0.4    
Holligan, Mick 4                             3 0.8    
Hopkins, Artie 1                             0 0.0    
James, Ernie 4                             2 0.5    
Kelly, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
Knell, Jack 16                             9 0.6    
McCallum, Firth 1                             3 3.0    
McInnes, John 1                             2 2.0    
McKenzie, Alec 16                             1 0.1    
McKinley, Bill 6                             0 0.0    
Millar, Alf 5                             3 0.6    
Munday, Jim 17                             0 0.0    
Murphy, Johnny 2                             0 0.0    
Newling, Ernie 16                             0 0.0    
Piper, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
Quinton, Horrie 10                             4 0.4    
Rankin, Tom 14                             7 0.5    
Rankin, Teddy 8                             0 0.0    
Roebuck, Les 4                             4 1.0    
Stephens, Peter 16                             3 0.2    
Stewart, Walter 2                             0 0.0    
Stodart, Frank 16                             2 0.1    
Williams, Henry 1                             0 0.0    
Woods, Ike 14                             19 1.4    
Wright, Jack 16                             1 0.1    
Young, Henry 16                             8 0.5    
Totals 306                             99 0.3    
 

Footnotes

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