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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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1906 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1906 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 0.03.25.35.7 37 LOST Collingwood 5.46.119.1612.19 91 -54 VIC May 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H Geelong 0.22.63.85.12 42 LOST Essendon 2.55.711.1111.14 80 -38 COR May 12 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.13.35.66.7 43 LOST Carlton 3.26.311.416.10 106 -63 PRI May 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Geelong 1.01.42.44.7 31 LOST Fitzroy 2.34.67.98.9 57 -26 COR May 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Geelong 2.26.48.811.9 75 WON Melbourne 1.14.26.48.8 56 19 MCG Jun 4 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
6 H Geelong 1.16.66.98.13 61 WON South Melbourne 1.51.61.103.13 31 30 COR Jun 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Geelong 2.23.26.56.5 41 WON St. Kilda 0.01.51.84.13 37 4 COR Jun 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H Geelong 2.14.35.59.7 61 LOST Collingwood 3.27.49.611.9 75 -14 COR Jun 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Geelong 1.32.53.85.11 41 LOST Essendon 4.48.613.1116.16 112 -71 EME Jul 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Geelong 0.22.24.25.6 36 LOST Carlton 0.84.118.148.15 63 -27 COR Jul 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Geelong 0.13.24.35.7 37 LOST Fitzroy 3.55.87.119.13 67 -30 BWS Jul 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Geelong 0.74.134.166.21 57 WON Melbourne 3.23.55.86.10 46 11 COR Jul 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Geelong 2.42.65.85.8 38 LOST South Melbourne 2.26.811.1014.17 101 -63 LAK Aug 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Geelong 0.11.52.63.13 31 LOST St. Kilda 3.65.98.1810.21 81 -50 JUN Aug 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 A Geelong 0.11.51.77.7 49 LOST South Melbourne 5.15.39.810.10 70 -21 LAK Aug 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 H Geelong 2.12.23.44.5 29 LOST Carlton 1.56.98.1013.13 91 -62 COR Sep 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 H Geelong 3.47.68.119.12 66 WON Essendon 2.22.43.65.12 42 24 COR Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1906 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Beard, Dave 1                             1 1.0    
Belcher, Norman 3                             1 0.3    
Bell, John 5                             1 0.2    
Crowl, Terry 4                             0 0.0    
Davison, Norman 1                             1 1.0    
Doull, George 17                             1 0.1    
Dupe, Alf 5                             2 0.4    
Eason, Bill 17                             15 0.9    
Fairbairn, Les 4                             3 0.8    
Fischer, Henry 3                             0 0.0    
Fletcher, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
Fletcher, Percy 11                             1 0.1    
Gallagher, Billy 4                             1 0.3    
Getsom, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
Gibney, Tom 7                             5 0.7    
Gough, Alf 17                             4 0.2    
Grigg, Dick 17                             2 0.1    
Harper, Jim 4                             1 0.3    
Horman, Alf 2                             1 0.5    
James, Ernie 3                             2 0.7    
Knell, Jack 11                             3 0.3    
Leggett, George 2                             0 0.0    
Martin, Len 10                             6 0.6    
McKenzie, Alec 13                             0 0.0    
McKenzie, John 2                             1 0.5    
McKinley, Bill 17                             0 0.0    
Munday, Jim 5                             0 0.0    
Murphy, Johnny 1                             0 0.0    
Newling, Ernie 9                             0 0.0    
Orchard, Billy 1                             1 1.0    
Palmer, Alby 10                             0 0.0    
Rankin, Tom 16                             3 0.2    
Rankin, Teddy 1                             0 0.0    
Roebuck, Les 15                             21 1.4    
Ryan, Dave 2                             0 0.0    
Scown, Percy 13                             0 0.0    
Slater, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
Stephens, Peter 17                             0 0.0    
Stubbs, Edgar 5                             3 0.6    
Wighton, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
Woods, Ike 8                             15 1.9    
Wright, Jack 3                             1 0.3    
Young, Henry 15                             7 0.5    
Totals 306                             103 0.3    
 

Footnotes

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