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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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1946 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1946 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 2.67.118.1312.19 91 LOST Melbourne 8.215.515.920.17 137 -46 PUN Apr 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Geelong 3.36.1411.1415.14 104 WON Hawthorn 0.42.67.109.19 73 31 KAR Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Geelong 0.31.65.89.9 63 LOST Fitzroy 3.710.914.1420.19 139 -76 BWS May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Geelong 4.56.810.1511.18 84 LOST North Melbourne 4.311.914.1019.12 126 -42 KAR May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Geelong 3.08.49.511.8 74 LOST St. Kilda 6.47.712.1313.17 95 -21 KAR May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Geelong 2.17.69.613.9 87 LOST Richmond 6.1110.1414.2021.23 149 -62 PUN May 25 (Sat, 2:34) Scores
7 H Geelong 2.34.58.710.8 68 LOST Collingwood 4.29.412.820.12 132 -64 KAR Jun 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A Geelong 0.32.62.77.13 55 LOST Footscray 6.710.1014.1816.22 118 -63 WES Jun 10 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
9 A Geelong 3.26.89.1013.11 89 LOST Carlton 4.27.514.1418.20 128 -39 PRI Jun 17 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
10 H Geelong 8.611.915.1418.18 126 WON Essendon 1.15.97.1412.15 87 39 KAR Jun 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A Geelong 3.34.55.87.12 54 LOST South Melbourne 1.36.108.1412.19 91 -37 JUN Jul 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H Geelong 7.210.411.415.7 97 LOST Melbourne 4.511.717.1021.14 140 -43 KAR Jul 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A Geelong 6.86.910.1311.15 81 LOST Hawthorn 1.04.96.1615.22 112 -31 GLE Jul 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Geelong 4.07.18.39.9 63 WON Fitzroy 1.25.47.78.7 55 8 KAR Jul 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Geelong 4.34.45.96.12 48 LOST North Melbourne 1.17.58.715.10 100 -52 ARD Aug 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Geelong 3.73.86.108.11 59 LOST St. Kilda 2.09.713.720.10 130 -71 JUN Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Geelong 3.28.610.713.11 89 LOST Richmond 4.27.513.1016.11 107 -18 KAR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Geelong 0.14.55.87.11 53 LOST Collingwood 6.77.1311.2317.26 128 -75 VIC Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 H Geelong 4.38.712.1417.18 120 WON Footscray 3.38.411.412.5 77 43 KAR Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1946 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
33 Bailey, Joe 15                             1 0.1    
19 Bauer, Don 15                             0 0.0    
21 Brown, Kevin 1                             0 0.0    
26 Brown, Jim 5                             0 0.0    
14 Brown, Doug 18                             25 1.4    
20 Card, George 17                             1 0.1    
11 Elliott, Alan 6                             5 0.8    
3 Fitzgerald, Jim 19                             0 0.0    
10 Flanagan, Fred 18                             13 0.7    
5 Glenister, Norm 14                             27 1.9    
17 Gniel, George 16                             1 0.1    
6 Grant, Jack 9                             11 1.2    
12 Harwood, Bill 16                             0 0.0    
34 Hovey, Jim 13                             0 0.0    
25 Hunt, Percy 18                             3 0.2    
32 Icke, Bill 14                             1 0.1    
1 Jerram, Doug 4                             1 0.3    
23 Lindsay, Alwyn 11                             1 0.1    
4 Mahon, Geoff 12                             9 0.8    
2 Marsham, Alan 1                             0 0.0    
30 McGlynn, Mick 6                             1 0.2    
37 Monahan, Andy 2                             1 0.5    
22 Morrow, Tom 17                             9 0.5    
27 Muller, Jack 17                             21 1.2    
15 Munday, Jim 12                             11 0.9    
9 Park, Keith 10                             0 0.0    
18 Pike, Frank 2                             0 0.0    
31 Powell, Les 2                             1 0.5    
16 Rayson, Alan 6                             2 0.3    
8 Renfrey, Russ 19                             28 1.5    
29 Scott, Norm 12                             0 0.0    
24 Sing, Jack 6                             0 0.0    
36 Tomlinson, Bill 7                             4 0.6    
7 White, Lindsay 11                             25 2.3    
35 Whitten, Jack 6                             5 0.8    
28 Wynne, Bob 3                             5 1.7    
Totals 380                             212 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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