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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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1908 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1908 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 2.27.57.812.13 85 WON Collingwood 1.53.55.75.8 38 47 COR May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Geelong 0.13.43.64.8 32 LOST South Melbourne 4.14.27.67.9 51 -19 LAK May 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H Geelong 2.44.55.57.8 50 LOST Melbourne 0.24.47.910.12 72 -22 COR May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A Geelong 3.13.65.76.8 44 LOST Fitzroy 2.53.84.137.18 60 -16 BWS May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Geelong 3.45.47.88.11 59 LOST Richmond 1.32.114.148.17 65 -6 PUN May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Geelong 2.23.43.75.9 39 LOST St. Kilda 4.14.15.46.6 42 -3 COR Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Geelong 0.31.42.92.13 25 LOST Carlton 2.55.108.1013.14 92 -67 PRI Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 H Geelong 1.32.83.104.11 35 LOST University 2.14.34.45.9 39 -4 COR Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Geelong 1.13.23.43.7 25 LOST Essendon 1.23.47.77.9 51 -26 COR Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Geelong 2.04.15.27.4 46 LOST Collingwood 3.46.58.119.12 66 -20 VIC Jun 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Geelong 3.24.37.39.4 58 LOST South Melbourne 2.25.87.129.12 66 -8 COR Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A Geelong 2.33.34.57.6 48 LOST Melbourne 3.26.99.119.12 66 -18 MCG Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Geelong 4.46.66.117.14 56 LOST Fitzroy 1.34.58.811.8 74 -18 COR Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Geelong 3.24.36.86.17 53 WON Richmond 1.42.54.65.8 38 15 COR Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.02.43.65.8 38 LOST St. Kilda 4.210.413.417.5 107 -69 JUN Aug 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Geelong 1.11.54.85.9 39 LOST Carlton 2.42.113.126.13 49 -10 COR Aug 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Geelong 4.04.15.46.8 44 LOST University 2.56.1110.1513.18 96 -52 EME Aug 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A Geelong 2.43.43.73.9 27 LOST Essendon 1.25.76.1413.20 98 -71 EME Sep 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1908 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Armstrong, Les 6                             0 0.0    
Beard, Dave 8                             1 0.1    
Bell, John 13                             0 0.0    
Bennett, Herb 6                             0 0.0    
Bourchier, Bert 1                             0 0.0    
Boyd, Alex 8                             0 0.0    
Brownlees, Rupe 2                             0 0.0    
Cameron, Charlie 15                             2 0.1    
Chisholm, Les 2                             0 0.0    
Davern, Bill 3                             2 0.7    
Dickson, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
Doull, George 15                             0 0.0    
Eason, Bill 18                             12 0.7    
Gell, Les 6                             5 0.8    
Green Snr, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
Grigg, Dick 18                             6 0.3    
Hardiman, Tom 18                             25 1.4    
Hassett, Jack 16                             9 0.6    
James, Fred 2                             1 0.5    
Keon, Johnny 4                             1 0.3    
Marshall, Nick 1                             0 0.0    
McGorlick, Norm 3                             2 0.7    
McKay, Hugh 6                             1 0.2    
McKenzie, Alec 2                             0 0.0    
McKinley, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
Molan, Con 2                             0 0.0    
Moran, Frank 15                             0 0.0    
Newling, Ernie 17                             8 0.5    
Orchard, Billy 6                             3 0.5    
Pender, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
Rankin, Teddy 17                             3 0.2    
Ritchie, Robert 2                             0 0.0    
Roebuck, Les 2                             3 1.5    
Salmon, Percy 8                             4 0.5    
Scown, Percy 15                             1 0.1    
Slater, Joe 16                             1 0.1    
Stephens, Peter 12                             6 0.5    
Stodart, Frank 4                             0 0.0    
Tansing, George 5                             2 0.4    
Whittington, Bert 3                             1 0.3    
Wilton, Billy 3                             2 0.7    
Young, Henry 14                             5 0.4    
Totals 324                             106 0.3    
 

Footnotes

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