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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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1923 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1923 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Geelong       Bye        
2 H Geelong 2.13.94.165.22 52 LOST Melbourne 3.26.57.1011.14 80 -28 COR May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Geelong 3.27.59.810.11 71 WON Fitzroy 1.33.67.108.13 61 10 COR May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Geelong 2.36.86.810.12 72 LOST Collingwood 4.67.814.1716.23 119 -47 VIC May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 6.46.58.1410.15 75 LOST South Melbourne 4.17.79.713.11 89 -14 LAK Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 0.14.64.87.16 58 WON St. Kilda 4.55.66.106.10 46 12 COR Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Geelong 3.45.75.116.14 50 LOST Richmond 3.25.27.58.8 56 -6 COR Jun 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Geelong 1.42.66.68.6 54 LOST Essendon 4.36.410.714.13 97 -43 WIN Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Geelong 5.37.610.1113.15 93 WON Carlton 2.47.510.813.10 88 5 PRI Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 Geelong       Bye        
11 A Geelong 3.68.79.910.15 75 WON Melbourne 0.12.35.68.8 56 19 MCG Jul 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Geelong 2.14.46.77.10 52 WON Fitzroy 1.43.63.76.11 47 5 BWS Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Geelong 4.86.118.149.18 72 WON Collingwood 1.12.32.43.8 26 46 COR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 5.35.57.88.15 63 LOST South Melbourne 1.25.58.810.10 70 -7 COR Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 5.45.412.413.9 87 WON St. Kilda 3.46.87.119.17 71 16 JUN Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 4.78.1311.1313.13 91 WON Richmond 0.14.76.1410.19 79 12 PUN Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 1.15.25.29.6 60 LOST Essendon 3.44.77.148.14 62 -2 COR Sep 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Geelong 5.47.515.1115.13 103 WON Carlton 1.43.93.114.14 38 65 COR Sep 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF H Geelong 1.22.85.98.14 62 LOST Fitzroy 3.65.913.1214.13 97 -35 MCG Sep 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1923 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
30 Brushfield, Nick 1                             0 0.0    
8 Coghlan, Arthur 9                             0 0.0    
4 Dunstone, Jack 14                             2 0.1    
5 Ellis, Ray 2                             0 0.0    
17 Fleming, Roy 5                             4 0.8    
11 Fleming, Eric 16                             18 1.1    
20 Greeves, Edward 'Carji' 11                             9 0.8    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 14                             40 2.9    
28 Hall, Syd 2                             0 0.0    
29 Harris, George 4                             2 0.5    
31 Hudd, Bill 3                             1 0.3    
9 Johns, Keith 14                             3 0.2    
18 Jones, Jockie 8                             9 1.1    
23 Jorgensen, Frank 9                             2 0.2    
25 Keane, Bill 8                             9 1.1    
12 Mathieson, Jim 15                             6 0.4    
24 McCarter, Billy 16                             0 0.0    
26 McGregor, Stan 2                             0 0.0    
27 Nicolson, Ken 12                             0 0.0    
1 Pink, Arthur 15                             5 0.3    
13 Plane, Charlie 15                             2 0.1    
6 Rankin, Cliff 16                             43 2.7    
2 Rankin, Bert 16                             0 0.0    
7 Rodgers, Jimmy 6                             0 0.0    
10 Sharland, Wally 4                             4 1.0    
16 Smith, Les 17                             1 0.1    
15 Stevenson, Ted 14                             1 0.1    
22 Tayler, Alec 5                             0 0.0    
21 Thomas, Stan 16                             0 0.0    
19 Todd, George 17                             0 0.0    
Totals 306                             161 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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