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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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1929 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1929 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 3.87.99.1612.20 92 WON North Melbourne 1.24.66.68.6 54 38 ARD Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Geelong 2.17.77.812.15 87 WON Melbourne 1.32.33.93.10 28 59 COR May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.14.84.108.12 60 WON St. Kilda 2.54.87.98.9 57 3 JUN May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 2.44.46.96.13 49 LOST Collingwood 3.07.68.912.13 85 -36 COR May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 3.35.58.58.7 55 LOST Carlton 1.34.105.1110.13 73 -18 PRI May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 0.14.94.97.13 55 LOST Essendon 4.54.88.128.12 60 -5 COR Jun 3 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 2.26.68.812.13 85 LOST Richmond 7.59.512.913.15 93 -8 PUN Jun 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Geelong 4.15.27.68.8 56 WON Hawthorn 0.41.91.102.13 25 31 COR Jun 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Geelong 1.27.77.810.15 75 WON South Melbourne 6.26.310.1010.13 73 2 LAK Jun 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Geelong 4.16.39.49.5 59 LOST Footscray 2.23.56.109.13 67 -8 WES Jul 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Geelong 2.07.211.515.6 96 WON Fitzroy 3.65.77.910.11 71 25 COR Jul 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 4.56.79.1411.14 80 WON North Melbourne 1.13.24.38.6 54 26 COR Jul 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Geelong 3.34.74.106.12 48 LOST Melbourne 2.33.65.136.14 50 -2 MCG Jul 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.05.28.49.6 60 LOST St. Kilda 4.28.410.511.5 71 -11 COR Aug 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.66.87.88.12 60 LOST Collingwood 2.13.58.813.9 87 -27 VIC Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Geelong 2.52.72.102.13 25 LOST Carlton 0.21.62.75.9 39 -14 COR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Geelong 2.53.75.126.15 51 LOST Essendon 3.13.54.77.11 53 -2 WIN Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Geelong 2.24.66.712.10 82 WON Richmond 1.33.55.115.12 42 40 COR Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1929 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 15                             11 0.7    
9 Bretherton, Peter 3                             0 0.0    
23 Bumpstead, Ewen 4                             4 1.0    
25 Carroll, Andy 1                             0 0.0    
13 Coghlan, Arthur 16                             3 0.2    
10 Collins, Jack 17                             15 0.9    
5 Evans, Jack 16                             10 0.6    
20 Greeves, Edward 'Carji' 17                             1 0.1    
14 Hagger, Lloyd 8                             14 1.8    
27 Hardiman, Peter 7                             7 1.0    
21 Hardiman, Les 2                             0 0.0    
18 Hickey, Reg 16                             0 0.0    
1 Jerram, George 17                             8 0.5    
29 Jones, Percy 2                             3 1.5    
30 Keppel, Frank 12                             1 0.1    
7 Lamb, Milton 12                             0 0.0    
25 Lamb, Garnet 3                             0 0.0    
4 Lancaster, Ralph 18                             20 1.1    
8 Llewellyn, Ted 9                             4 0.4    
26 Lucas, Rod 1                             0 0.0    
26 Madden, Russell 1                             0 0.0    
6 McDonald, Rupe 9                             0 0.0    
17 Mockridge, Frank 10                             0 0.0    
22 Mulroyan, Cyril 3                             0 0.0    
3 Plunkett, Jack 12                             29 2.4    
28 Rayson, Arthur 5                             6 1.2    
16 Smith, Les 16                             0 0.0    
15 Stevenson, Ted 17                             2 0.1    
9 Stokes, Mac 5                             2 0.4    
19 Todd, George 17                             12 0.7    
12 Vautier, Len 9                             7 0.8    
27 Welsh, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
11 White, Milton 5                             0 0.0    
24 Williams, Jack 18                             2 0.1    
Totals 324                             161 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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