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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

CEO
Gibson, Ivor

President
Collins, B; Jennings, Jack

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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1945 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1945 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 2.24.47.510.8 68 LOST Fitzroy 2.06.511.1115.16 106 -38 KAR Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Geelong 2.07.28.312.9 81 LOST Footscray 8.111.118.718.9 117 -36 WES Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 3.76.87.1110.15 75 LOST North Melbourne 1.26.79.814.15 99 -24 ARD May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 3.65.98.119.13 67 LOST South Melbourne 3.56.87.1710.23 83 -16 KAR May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 2.18.313.615.10 100 LOST Melbourne 6.211.312.518.12 120 -20 PUN May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 5.48.59.1310.16 76 WON Hawthorn 3.04.28.310.8 68 8 KAR May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 1.32.76.99.10 64 LOST Essendon 6.76.158.2214.28 112 -48 WIN Jun 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H Geelong 4.36.68.710.9 69 LOST Carlton 5.69.1111.1514.21 105 -36 KAR Jun 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A Geelong 5.47.810.814.12 96 LOST St. Kilda 3.36.911.1414.17 101 -5 JUN Jun 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H Geelong 1.16.26.47.5 47 LOST Collingwood 9.413.1017.1521.18 144 -97 KAR Jun 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A Geelong 1.05.36.38.8 56 LOST Richmond 6.86.1410.2414.28 112 -56 PUN Jun 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A Geelong 2.12.43.74.9 33 LOST Fitzroy 2.39.1110.1617.27 129 -96 BWS Jul 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H Geelong 4.37.99.1211.14 80 LOST Footscray 4.77.1110.1713.19 97 -17 KAR Jul 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.18.59.69.9 63 LOST North Melbourne 0.73.128.1513.19 97 -34 KAR Jul 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.17.58.510.7 67 LOST South Melbourne 5.1110.1515.2218.27 135 -68 JUN Jul 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H Geelong 4.25.37.77.14 56 LOST Melbourne 5.26.810.1017.13 115 -59 KAR Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Geelong 1.14.46.79.13 67 LOST Hawthorn 4.115.1611.1814.21 105 -38 GLE Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Geelong 3.17.110.514.7 91 LOST Essendon 8.411.914.1016.13 109 -18 KAR Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 A Geelong 1.22.67.89.13 67 LOST Carlton 5.312.914.1323.23 161 -94 PRI Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
20 H Geelong 3.26.710.1013.14 92 WON St. Kilda 2.23.48.79.11 65 27 KAR Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1945 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Atkin, Max 1                             0 0.0    
12 Barclay, Lionel 1                             0 0.0    
19 Bauer, Don 9                             0 0.0    
14 Brown, Ian 11                             0 0.0    
21 Brown, Kevin 14                             0 0.0    
1 Butcher, Jack 6                             0 0.0    
20 Dean, Leo 1                             0 0.0    
33 Dougherty, George 5                             8 1.6    
11 Elliott, Alan 9                             4 0.4    
19 Finn, Joe 8                             1 0.1    
3 Fitzgerald, Jim 19                             0 0.0    
5 Glenister, Norm 18                             22 1.2    
17 Gniel, George 18                             4 0.2    
11 Graham, Colin 5                             3 0.6    
6 Grant, Jack 11                             17 1.5    
27 Hammer, Cec 2                             0 0.0    
8 Hose, Frank 14                             0 0.0    
20 Hovey, Ced 10                             0 0.0    
30 Howie, Jim 3                             0 0.0    
25 Hunt, Percy 19                             6 0.3    
32 Jerram, Doug 4                             2 0.5    
28 Leslie, Max 14                             4 0.3    
32 Lindsay, Alwyn 14                             0 0.0    
2 Marsham, Alan 15                             3 0.2    
29 Monahan, Andy 4                             1 0.3    
18 Morgan, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
27 Muller, Jack 4                             4 1.0    
15 Munday, Jim 16                             15 0.9    
23 Nankervis, Vic 19                             43 2.3    
9 Park, Keith 4                             1 0.3    
10 Patman, Ralph 20                             10 0.5    
18 Pike, Frank 2                             0 0.0    
4 Powell, Les 10                             1 0.1    
21 Sellwood, Joe 1                             1 1.0    
24 Sing, Jack 11                             0 0.0    
22 Southern, Wally 8                             3 0.4    
26 Tompkins, Neil 12                             3 0.3    
33 Toyne, Len 16                             9 0.6    
7 White, Lindsay 18                             33 1.8    
34 Young, Jim 2                             2 1.0    
Totals 380                             200 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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