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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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1928 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1928 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 3.25.56.58.12 60 LOST Collingwood 0.52.66.99.12 66 -6 COR Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.72.113.164.16 40 LOST Melbourne 1.23.43.86.11 47 -7 MCG Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Geelong 3.84.99.1410.17 77 LOST Footscray 1.19.211.312.9 81 -4 COR May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Geelong 0.13.53.66.14 50 WON Essendon 2.52.66.106.11 47 3 WIN May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Geelong 3.57.711.1115.15 105 WON South Melbourne 2.57.910.1111.15 81 24 COR May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 4.38.515.719.8 122 WON Fitzroy 0.61.131.192.27 39 83 COR May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 2.09.510.713.12 90 LOST Richmond 6.98.910.1812.21 93 -3 PUN Jun 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Geelong 5.67.1113.1515.21 111 WON Hawthorn 2.13.13.53.9 27 84 COR Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
9 A Geelong 1.07.27.210.6 66 LOST St. Kilda 4.37.613.1014.13 97 -31 JUN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Geelong 4.46.49.711.11 77 WON North Melbourne 2.04.35.38.4 52 25 COR Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Geelong 4.29.512.915.14 104 LOST Carlton 6.212.415.820.12 132 -28 PRI Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Geelong 3.05.39.512.6 78 WON Collingwood 4.26.68.89.13 67 11 VIC Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Geelong 3.94.106.146.15 51 LOST Melbourne 0.14.46.57.13 55 -4 COR Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Geelong 2.45.57.88.8 56 LOST Footscray 0.24.65.88.9 57 -1 WES Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Geelong 0.41.102.114.14 38 LOST Essendon 5.15.310.812.10 82 -44 COR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 2.36.98.129.13 67 LOST South Melbourne 2.43.510.715.14 104 -37 LAK Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Geelong 5.26.38.612.9 81 LOST Fitzroy 3.17.412.516.9 105 -24 BWS Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Geelong 1.23.54.79.9 63 LOST Richmond 3.58.812.1215.21 111 -48 COR Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1928 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 18                             17 0.9    
21 Bell, Arch 1                             0 0.0    
4 Carroll, Andy 9                             3 0.3    
8 Chambers, Jack 18                             28 1.6    
9 Clearson, Len 4                             2 0.5    
13 Coghlan, Arthur 17                             3 0.2    
3 Comben, Aubrey 2                             0 0.0    
5 Ferguson, Dave 9                             1 0.1    
23 Fitzmaurice, Tom 8                             10 1.3    
11 Fleming, Eric 16                             22 1.4    
25 Fowler, Charlie 5                             7 1.4    
20 Greeves, Edward 'Carji' 15                             0 0.0    
27 Hardiman, Peter 16                             6 0.4    
18 Hickey, Reg 15                             3 0.2    
1 Jerram, George 13                             10 0.8    
30 Keppel, Frank 12                             1 0.1    
7 Lamb, Milton 4                             1 0.3    
14 Lamb, Garnet 6                             0 0.0    
21 Laver, Les 1                             0 0.0    
17 Mockridge, Frank 15                             0 0.0    
32 Money, Jim 2                             1 0.5    
22 Mulroyan, Cyril 3                             0 0.0    
32 Plunkett, Jack 5                             8 1.6    
6 Rankin, Cliff 8                             27 3.4    
28 Rayson, Arthur 15                             22 1.5    
7 Roach, Joe 1                             0 0.0    
16 Smith, Les 17                             0 0.0    
15 Stevenson, Ted 18                             6 0.3    
19 Todd, George 18                             0 0.0    
10 Vautier, Len 5                             1 0.2    
12 Warren, Jim 11                             7 0.6    
White, Milton 1                             0 0.0    
24 Williams, Jack 16                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             186 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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