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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); Geelong U19s

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2024

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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1926 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1926 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 2.44.79.1213.15 93 WON Footscray 0.31.62.63.9 27 66 COR May 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Geelong 2.29.1112.1216.14 110 WON St. Kilda 6.56.813.1315.15 105 5 JUN May 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Geelong 1.35.47.69.10 64 WON Carlton 0.23.46.108.12 60 4 COR May 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Geelong 2.73.86.127.16 58 WON North Melbourne 1.05.35.47.8 50 8 ARD May 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Geelong 2.06.76.89.14 68 LOST Collingwood 2.102.1110.1510.15 75 -7 COR May 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Geelong 5.58.711.1112.11 83 WON Richmond 0.54.88.1110.13 73 10 PUN Jun 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Geelong 5.26.511.713.11 89 WON Essendon 2.24.45.97.9 51 38 COR Jun 7 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
8 A Geelong 5.111.116.618.10 118 WON Hawthorn 2.45.78.810.12 72 46 GLE Jun 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Geelong 5.49.710.1112.12 84 WON Fitzroy 5.28.310.610.9 69 15 BWS Jun 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Geelong 2.64.95.158.19 67 WON Melbourne 2.23.46.48.5 53 14 COR Jul 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Geelong 2.35.56.68.8 56 LOST South Melbourne 2.45.87.109.13 67 -11 LAK Jul 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Geelong 5.86.912.1315.17 107 WON Footscray 1.54.106.127.14 56 51 WES Jul 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Geelong 5.55.810.1512.18 90 WON St. Kilda 2.35.65.65.8 38 52 COR Aug 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Geelong 2.42.95.1310.15 75 LOST Carlton 1.55.97.912.10 82 -7 PRI Aug 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Geelong 2.64.1012.1515.22 112 WON North Melbourne 1.14.34.67.6 48 64 COR Aug 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 3.38.811.1014.13 97 WON Collingwood 5.57.77.148.16 64 33 VIC Aug 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 5.312.514.919.16 130 WON Richmond 0.71.95.158.18 66 64 COR Sep 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Geelong 4.57.713.1115.14 104 WON Fitzroy 0.13.64.96.13 49 55 COR Sep 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF A Geelong 2.37.59.610.10 70 LOST Essendon 5.57.711.917.15 117 -47 MCG Sep 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1926 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Brushfield, Nick 8                             0 0.0    
Chambers, Jack 19                             10 0.5    
Comben, Aubrey 3                             2 0.7    
Fitzmaurice, Tom 17                             1 0.1    
Fleming, Roy 8                             6 0.8    
Fleming, Eric 18                             18 1.0    
Greeves, Edward 'Carji' 17                             1 0.1    
Hagger, Lloyd 19                             56 2.9    
Hall, Syd 18                             1 0.1    
Heagney, Denis 2                             0 0.0    
Hickey, Reg 14                             0 0.0    
Hickey, Don 2                             0 0.0    
Jerram, George 18                             5 0.3    
Jones, Jockie 7                             10 1.4    
Laver, Les 5                             0 0.0    
Leahy, Ken 11                             1 0.1    
Mills, Bruce 9                             3 0.3    
Mockridge, Frank 12                             2 0.2    
Mulroyan, Cyril 3                             1 0.3    
Paterson, Jack 8                             1 0.1    
Rankin, Cliff 19                             48 2.5    
Rayson, Arthur 15                             17 1.1    
Smith, Les 19                             4 0.2    
Stevenson, Ted 12                             11 0.9    
Taylor, Bill 8                             10 1.3    
Todd, George 19                             10 0.5    
Warren, Jim 15                             17 1.1    
Williams, Jack 17                             0 0.0    
 

Footnotes

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