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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) 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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1927 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1927 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 1.36.911.1112.12 84 LOST Collingwood 6.27.213.516.11 107 -23 VIC Apr 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Geelong 6.67.1012.1614.20 104 WON Footscray 0.21.73.108.12 60 44 COR May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 3.83.87.137.13 55 WON North Melbourne 1.04.15.18.5 53 2 ARD May 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 4.87.1012.1218.15 123 WON Carlton 2.17.39.811.11 77 46 COR May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 1.44.87.912.13 85 WON Melbourne 2.74.87.137.16 58 27 MCG May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 4.66.810.1512.17 89 WON St. Kilda 0.03.45.411.4 70 19 COR Jun 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 2.35.78.811.11 77 WON Essendon 2.04.14.69.10 64 13 WIN Jun 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Geelong 3.28.1213.1422.23 155 WON Hawthorn 5.45.48.68.8 56 99 COR Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Geelong 2.28.710.1112.15 87 WON Fitzroy 4.47.510.712.8 80 7 COR Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Geelong 2.16.46.47.11 53 LOST Richmond 2.64.66.119.15 69 -16 PUN Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Geelong 0.14.49.1010.12 72 WON South Melbourne 2.63.76.89.12 66 6 COR Jul 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 1.12.35.57.7 49 LOST Collingwood 2.25.57.99.11 65 -16 COR Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Geelong 1.36.117.1210.19 79 WON Footscray 3.13.16.69.6 60 19 WES Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 2.27.129.1517.21 123 WON North Melbourne 1.41.52.93.11 29 94 COR Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 4.28.1111.1213.20 98 WON Carlton 5.06.09.510.6 66 32 PRI Aug 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.36.511.713.8 86 WON Melbourne 2.25.36.49.7 61 25 COR Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Geelong 1.122.127.218.22 70 LOST St. Kilda 0.15.85.99.18 72 -2 JUN Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 2.43.713.915.15 105 WON South Melbourne 4.29.610.914.11 95 10 LAK Sep 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2SF A Geelong 1.01.22.47.6 48 LOST Collingwood 5.69.1013.1516.18 114 -66 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1927 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
2 Baker, Ted 19                             28 1.5    
7 Brushfield, Nick 5                             2 0.4    
8 Chambers, Jack 17                             14 0.8    
13 Coghlan, Arthur 19                             1 0.1    
3 Comben, Aubrey 1                             0 0.0    
5 Ferguson, Dave 4                             2 0.5    
23 Fitzmaurice, Tom 9                             8 0.9    
11 Fleming, Eric 9                             11 1.2    
20 Greeves, Edward 'Carji' 18                             2 0.1    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 19                             55 2.9    
4 Hall, Syd 17                             5 0.3    
27 Hardiman, Peter 8                             1 0.1    
18 Hickey, Reg 18                             0 0.0    
1 Jerram, George 19                             8 0.4    
30 Keppel, Frank 8                             0 0.0    
25 Leahy, Ken 5                             0 0.0    
26 Lucas, Rod 6                             2 0.3    
29 McDiarmid, Cleve 6                             4 0.7    
17 Mockridge, Frank 11                             0 0.0    
22 Mulroyan, Cyril 2                             0 0.0    
6 Rankin, Cliff 19                             39 2.1    
28 Rayson, Arthur 17                             19 1.1    
16 Smith, Les 19                             1 0.1    
15 Stevenson, Ted 16                             4 0.3    
19 Todd, George 19                             6 0.3    
12 Warren, Jim 13                             10 0.8    
24 Williams, Jack 19                             5 0.3    
Totals 342                             227 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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