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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 (3 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 (10 total)

Most Games
334 - Joel Selwood (2007-current)

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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1934 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1934 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 1.38.611.716.13 109 WON St. Kilda 2.04.47.611.7 73 36 COR May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Geelong 3.63.125.1510.17 77 WON North Melbourne 1.14.48.510.10 70 7 ARD May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Geelong 3.16.58.1112.14 86 WON Melbourne 1.24.44.86.11 47 39 COR May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Geelong 4.25.610.914.10 94 LOST Carlton 3.38.511.1215.14 104 -10 PRI May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Geelong 1.07.511.916.13 109 DRAW Collingwood 5.48.710.1116.13 109 0 COR Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
6 A Geelong 0.33.87.1311.16 82 LOST Essendon 5.35.410.614.11 95 -13 WIN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Geelong 0.48.1010.1115.16 106 WON South Melbourne 3.84.99.1111.11 77 29 COR Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Geelong 4.67.1213.1517.17 119 WON Hawthorn 3.37.58.911.12 78 41 GLE Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Geelong 0.23.55.97.13 55 WON Richmond 2.32.44.64.9 33 22 COR Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Geelong 1.18.310.1013.15 93 WON Footscray 2.44.78.109.10 64 29 COR Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Geelong 2.68.99.1114.18 102 WON Fitzroy 3.45.67.1110.11 71 31 BWS Jul 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Geelong 4.06.810.1216.18 114 WON St. Kilda 5.39.411.513.6 84 30 JUN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Geelong 2.47.78.1118.15 123 WON North Melbourne 2.33.55.75.12 42 81 COR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Geelong 10.713.1016.1121.15 141 WON Melbourne 2.05.38.413.10 88 53 MCG Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Geelong 6.98.911.1413.17 95 WON Carlton 0.14.48.510.10 70 25 COR Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 3.38.811.1116.21 117 WON Collingwood 5.37.714.1316.16 112 5 VIC Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 4.119.2014.2421.31 157 WON Essendon 1.01.24.36.5 41 116 COR Sep 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 1.14.24.38.7 55 LOST South Melbourne 5.48.99.1713.19 97 -42 LAK Sep 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2SF A Geelong 1.45.46.67.8 50 LOST Richmond 3.55.1011.1519.20 134 -84 MCG Sep 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Geelong 2.24.45.57.6 48 LOST South Melbourne 4.26.610.915.18 108 -60 MCG Oct 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1934 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
8 Arklay, Tom 6                             0 0.0    
12 Carney, Jack 14 29 29.0         2 2.0         6 4 2 0.1 0 12
13 Coles, Clive 19 16 16.0         2 2.0         3 4 0 0.0 0 0
4 Collins, Jack 9 13 13.0         6 6.0         1 4 16 1.8 0 96
20 Daily, Lou 19                             28 1.5    
5 Evans, Jack 17 16 16.0         1 1.0         4 2 18 1.1 0 108
10 Everett, Allan 10                             7 0.7    
23 Glenister, Norm 2                             2 1.0    
27 Hardiman, Peter 9 8 8.0         2 2.0         1 5 9 1.0 0 54
25 Hardiman, Les 20 12 12.0         3 3.0         0 1 39 2.0 1 235
17 Hawking, Fred 4                             2 0.5    
18 Hickey, Reg 20 19 19.0         1 1.0         4 5 2 0.1 0 12
1 Kuhlken, Bill 13 10 10.0         1 1.0         4 2 4 0.3 0 24
2 Leishman, Gus 2                             1 0.5    
9 Lyons, Jack 3                             1 0.3    
6 McDonald, Rupe 19 9 9.0         0 0.0         3 2 1 0.1 0 6
7 McGregor, Alex 19 16 16.0         2 2.0         3 2 5 0.3 0 30
3 Metherell, Len 14                             19 1.4    
22 Metherell, Jack 15 12 12.0         3 3.0         2 4 45 3.0 1 271
14 Moloney, George 18 8 8.0         1 1.0         1 4 32 1.8 2 194
28 Muller, Angie 20 21 21.0         3 3.0         2 2 5 0.3 0 30
16 Quinn, Tommy 11 12 12.0         1 1.0         5 0 9 0.8 0 54
21 Sellwood, Joe 17 0 0.0         0 0.0         0 0 6 0.4 0 36
19 Todd, George 19 9 9.0         1 1.0         3 2 0 0.0 0 0
11 Troughton, Bob 20 21 21.0         5 5.0         5 1 14 0.7 2 86
32 Tucker, Joe 6                             4 0.7    
29 Walker, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
15 Walker, Jack 17 14 14.0         2 2.0         2 0 0 0.0 0 0
24 Williams, Jack 16 10 10.0         2 2.0         0 2 1 0.1 0 6
31 Williamson, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
Totals 380                             272 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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