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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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1922 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1922 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Geelong       Bye        
2 H Geelong 1.15.46.46.6 42 LOST Essendon 3.33.57.128.16 64 -22 COR May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.24.67.610.12 72 LOST Fitzroy 2.35.511.1014.13 97 -25 BWS May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 4.58.89.911.9 75 WON Richmond 3.04.19.411.7 73 2 COR May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 1.13.44.49.6 60 LOST Melbourne 3.15.47.109.12 66 -6 MCG Jun 5 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 2.33.46.68.9 57 LOST Collingwood 5.210.313.419.6 120 -63 COR Jun 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 1.64.87.149.19 73 WON Carlton 3.45.85.108.15 63 10 PRI Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Geelong 2.15.55.67.12 54 LOST St. Kilda 1.27.39.510.5 65 -11 COR Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Geelong 5.611.816.1416.18 114 WON South Melbourne 0.31.42.44.6 30 84 COR Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 Geelong       Bye        
11 A Geelong 4.56.69.1313.16 94 WON Essendon 2.46.88.912.10 82 12 WIN Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 2.22.45.75.9 39 LOST Fitzroy 1.02.74.105.19 49 -10 COR Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Geelong 3.47.610.1111.13 79 LOST Richmond 3.37.88.1112.17 89 -10 PUN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.35.310.511.6 72 WON Melbourne 0.63.125.145.16 46 26 COR Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 2.42.75.76.8 44 LOST Collingwood 1.85.146.178.20 68 -24 VIC Aug 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Geelong 2.35.77.911.10 76 LOST Carlton 2.38.712.1216.15 111 -35 COR Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Geelong 0.20.55.810.11 71 LOST St. Kilda 7.79.1317.1618.18 126 -55 JUN Sep 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 4.37.68.98.10 58 LOST South Melbourne 5.310.515.821.10 136 -78 LAK Sep 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1922 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Bendle, Alby 13                             1 0.1    
3 Brownlees, Tom 15                             1 0.1    
8 Coghlan, Arthur 16                             0 0.0    
4 Craven, Harold 11                             8 0.7    
11 Fleming, Eric 14                             11 0.8    
7 Gross, Vic 1                             0 0.0    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 14                             25 1.8    
Hall, Syd 1                             0 0.0    
31 Hudd, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
9 Johns, Keith 16                             4 0.3    
18 Jones, Jockie 12                             11 0.9    
25 Keane, Bill 15                             9 0.6    
12 Kroger, Max 15                             2 0.1    
17 Marchesi, Val 15                             4 0.3    
26 Mathieson, Jim 16                             11 0.7    
24 McCarter, Billy 16                             1 0.1    
20 Murrell, Jack 10                             0 0.0    
13 Plane, Charlie 12                             3 0.3    
6 Rankin, Cliff 14                             42 3.0    
2 Rankin, Bert 16                             0 0.0    
5 Rollason, Neville 1                             0 0.0    
23 Ross, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
10 Sharland, Wally 8                             6 0.8    
27 Smith, Harry 3                             2 0.7    
16 Smith, Les 4                             2 0.5    
15 Stevenson, Ted 3                             0 0.0    
21 Thomas, Stan 14                             1 0.1    
19 Todd, George 9                             7 0.8    
Totals 288                             151 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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