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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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1935 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1935 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 6.38.712.1215.18 108 WON Carlton 3.310.912.1114.18 102 6 PRI Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Geelong 4.38.1113.1514.20 104 WON Melbourne 3.27.311.516.6 102 2 COR May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 2.110.513.718.15 123 LOST St. Kilda 4.88.1017.1718.20 128 -5 JUN May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 2.47.711.1014.17 101 LOST Collingwood 5.67.814.1017.13 115 -14 COR May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Geelong 5.37.714.1015.10 100 LOST South Melbourne 2.19.511.817.12 114 -14 COR May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Geelong 5.310.616.1022.19 151 WON Hawthorn 4.310.412.714.9 93 58 GLE Jun 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Geelong 6.49.412.816.14 110 WON Essendon 1.11.42.64.12 36 74 COR Jun 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Geelong 3.19.911.913.12 90 WON Richmond 5.56.510.1210.16 76 14 COR Jun 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Geelong 1.62.84.126.14 50 LOST Fitzroy 1.14.34.410.5 65 -15 BWS Jun 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H Geelong 6.413.821.926.16 172 WON North Melbourne 3.17.312.515.7 97 75 COR Jun 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A Geelong 8.010.412.616.7 103 DRAW Footscray 3.36.711.815.13 103 0 WES Jul 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Geelong 4.45.56.56.7 43 LOST Carlton 3.06.210.511.10 76 -33 COR Jul 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Geelong 1.32.62.96.13 49 LOST Melbourne 5.38.59.1011.11 77 -28 MCG Jul 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.36.67.119.14 68 LOST St. Kilda 6.28.510.613.8 86 -18 COR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Geelong 6.78.913.1316.15 111 LOST Collingwood 3.113.616.822.13 145 -34 VIC Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 1.35.76.98.14 62 LOST South Melbourne 4.37.717.1121.12 138 -76 LAK Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 1.22.74.107.17 59 LOST Hawthorn 3.48.812.913.9 87 -28 COR Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 4.36.98.1111.13 79 LOST Essendon 5.26.810.1714.23 107 -28 WIN Sep 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1935 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
34 Allen, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
8 Arklay, Tom 12                             2 0.2    
24 Blair, Billy 2                             0 0.0    
31 Borwick, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
13 Coles, Clive 17                             3 0.2    
53 Dean, Leo 3                             0 0.0    
5 Evans, Jack 16                             32 2.0    
10 Everett, Allan 16                             6 0.4    
23 Glenister, Norm 14                             26 1.9    
23 Grant, Jack 1                             1 1.0    
9 Gross, Reg 2                             0 0.0    
27 Hardiman, Peter 18                             4 0.2    
25 Hardiman, Les 17                             11 0.6    
7 Harrison, Vic 2                             0 0.0    
17 Hawking, Fred 15                             2 0.1    
18 Hickey, Reg 16                             5 0.3    
19 Holden, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
32 Holden, Frank 2                             1 0.5    
1 Kuhlken, Bill 4                             1 0.3    
12 Lamb, Lindsay 3                             0 0.0    
32 Lancaster, Ralph 2                             3 1.5    
11 MacKay, Tom 8                             11 1.4    
6 McDonald, Rupe 11                             0 0.0    
7 McGregor, Alex 13                             2 0.2    
3 Metherell, Len 15                             14 0.9    
22 Metherell, Jack 11                             30 2.7    
14 Moloney, George 15                             20 1.3    
28 Muller, Angie 9                             3 0.3    
2 Nash, Jim 16                             1 0.1    
33 Plunkett, Billy 8                             22 2.8    
16 Quinn, Tommy 18                             17 0.9    
21 Sellwood, Joe 16                             11 0.7    
4 Slack, Laurie 14                             1 0.1    
9 Stapleton, Tom 2                             0 0.0    
11 Troughton, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
30 Tucker, Neil 8                             9 1.1    
29 Tucker, Joe 4                             0 0.0    
15 Walker, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
9 Walker, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             238 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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