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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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1920 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1920 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Geelong       Bye        
2 H Geelong 3.04.26.77.8 50 LOST Collingwood 2.24.85.97.13 55 -5 COR May 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Geelong 0.13.65.68.8 56 LOST St. Kilda 5.55.610.1111.12 78 -22 JUN May 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Geelong 4.25.27.410.4 64 LOST Richmond 3.28.89.169.19 73 -9 COR May 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Geelong 4.24.35.48.8 56 LOST Fitzroy 3.67.99.1313.18 96 -40 BWS May 26 (Wed, 10:45) Scores
6 A Geelong 3.36.411.1112.13 85 LOST Essendon 4.510.1511.1613.26 104 -19 EME Jun 7 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
7 H Geelong 2.25.85.99.16 70 LOST Carlton 3.55.710.1311.13 79 -9 COR Jun 12 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A Geelong 2.42.55.145.16 46 LOST South Melbourne 2.75.128.1616.23 119 -73 LAK Jun 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Geelong 2.38.713.916.17 113 WON Melbourne 2.82.95.126.12 48 65 COR Jun 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 Geelong       Bye        
11 A Geelong 1.53.84.85.11 41 LOST Collingwood 1.23.88.1311.17 83 -42 VIC Jul 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 3.58.88.1116.17 113 WON St. Kilda 3.24.67.89.8 62 51 COR Jul 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Geelong 2.62.82.84.9 33 LOST Fitzroy 1.13.75.117.13 55 -22 COR Jul 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Geelong 1.52.84.105.14 44 LOST Richmond 7.18.513.1016.16 112 -68 PUN Aug 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Geelong 3.28.210.514.10 94 WON Essendon 3.34.97.1210.13 73 21 COR Aug 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 0.44.46.56.5 41 LOST Carlton 3.64.108.1215.14 104 -63 PRI Aug 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 5.36.711.1011.10 76 WON South Melbourne 2.37.137.168.25 73 3 COR Aug 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 1.37.1112.1417.14 116 WON Melbourne 4.45.710.1012.15 87 29 MCG Sep 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1920 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Armstrong, Les 10                             1 0.1    
3 Brownlees, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
15 Clemenger, John 13                             13 1.0    
5 Collins, Basil 7                             2 0.3    
4 Craven, Harold 14                             0 0.0    
2 Eason, Alec 16                             8 0.5    
7 Gross, Vic 10                             1 0.1    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 16                             28 1.8    
25 Healy, Leo 8                             0 0.0    
27 Hewitson, Arthur 4                             3 0.8    
9 Johns, Alwyn 10                             7 0.7    
22 Jones, Jockie 15                             10 0.7    
28 Jones, Bill 4                             0 0.0    
16 Kearney, Jim 12                             3 0.3    
12 Kroger, Max 2                             0 0.0    
11 Martini, Percy 5                             5 1.0    
26 Mathieson, Jim 10                             6 0.6    
10 McQueen, Phil 2                             1 0.5    
27 Mellan, Jim 8                             3 0.4    
17 Moulden, Bill 8                             0 0.0    
20 Murrell, Jack 15                             0 0.0    
24 Paterson, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
19 Peck, Eric 7                             0 0.0    
6 Rankin, Cliff 16                             48 3.0    
13 Rankin, Bert 16                             5 0.3    
23 Ross, Jack 16                             0 0.0    
18 Sharland, Wally 5                             6 1.2    
8 Smith, Herbie 15                             0 0.0    
18 Stephens, Les 5                             1 0.2    
21 Thomas, Stan 16                             2 0.1    
Totals 288                             153 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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