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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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1919 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1919 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Geelong       Bye        
2 H Geelong 1.33.66.87.9 51 LOST Richmond 2.25.37.410.6 66 -15 COR May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 2.12.14.25.2 32 LOST Collingwood 0.52.133.165.19 49 -17 COR May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 2.12.22.23.4 22 LOST Carlton 5.57.69.1613.21 99 -77 PRI May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 0.60.90.150.18 18 LOST St. Kilda 0.23.45.66.10 46 -28 COR May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Geelong 2.23.44.44.4 28 LOST Fitzroy 3.53.76.147.18 60 -32 BWS Jun 9 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 0.10.51.76.8 44 LOST Essendon 2.33.57.78.8 56 -12 COR Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong 1.16.78.1010.12 72 WON Melbourne 3.23.37.67.10 52 20 MCG Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Geelong 0.12.23.35.4 34 LOST South Melbourne 1.61.145.205.22 52 -18 LAK Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 Geelong       Bye        
11 A Geelong 2.04.55.107.14 56 LOST Richmond 4.48.713.1216.15 111 -55 PUN Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Geelong 3.23.64.74.7 31 LOST Collingwood 2.54.58.612.11 83 -52 VIC Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Geelong 1.53.88.108.11 59 LOST Carlton 5.57.128.1712.22 94 -35 COR Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Geelong 3.64.87.1410.17 77 LOST St. Kilda 1.44.97.1112.18 90 -13 JUN Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Geelong 3.55.67.711.9 75 DRAW Fitzroy 2.16.58.911.9 75 0 COR Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Geelong 1.53.115.116.13 49 LOST Essendon 4.47.68.119.18 72 -23 EME Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 5.35.49.1214.12 96 WON Melbourne 0.31.102.106.15 51 45 COR Sep 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Geelong 0.22.65.96.14 50 WON South Melbourne 1.21.43.53.8 26 24 COR Sep 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1919 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Allen, Harry 8                             2 0.3    
28 Anderson, Bruce 2                             0 0.0    
1 Armstrong, Les 13                             0 0.0    
25 Bendle, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
15 Brady, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
22 Brownlees, Rupe 13                             2 0.2    
3 Brownlees, Tom 15                             16 1.1    
15 Clemenger, John 5                             3 0.6    
5 Collins, Basil 12                             0 0.0    
4 Craven, Harold 14                             0 0.0    
21 Davie, Bert 1                             1 1.0    
2 Eason, Alec 6                             4 0.7    
2 Ellingsen, Percy 6                             8 1.3    
6 Gray, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
7 Gross, Vic 15                             1 0.1    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 16                             8 0.5    
25 Healy, Leo 6                             1 0.2    
18 Hope, George 2                             0 0.0    
27 James, Syd 5                             1 0.2    
9 Johns, Alwyn 12                             3 0.3    
24 Johns, Keith 4                             0 0.0    
16 Kearney, Jim 11                             4 0.4    
26 Kroger, Max 10                             1 0.1    
12 Maguire, Vin 6                             1 0.2    
10 Marsham, Harry 8                             2 0.3    
11 Martini, Percy 15                             19 1.3    
17 Moulden, Bill 8                             0 0.0    
19 Peck, Eric 13                             0 0.0    
13 Rankin, Bert 15                             3 0.2    
6 Rankin, Cliff 6                             12 2.0    
30 Reed, Doy 4                             7 1.8    
28 Ross, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
8 Smith, Herbie 6                             0 0.0    
18 Stephens, Les 2                             6 3.0    
23 Sutterby, Reg 9                             1 0.1    
21 Thomas, Stan 10                             0 0.0    
Totals 288                             106 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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