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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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1960 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1960 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 5.37.58.510.6 66 LOST Footscray 4.27.29.215.7 97 -31 WES Apr 18 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 H Geelong 4.29.515.720.14 134 WON South Melbourne 3.17.411.614.6 90 44 KAR Apr 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Geelong 3.43.46.68.7 55 WON Fitzroy 0.33.95.95.11 41 14 BWS May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Geelong 0.32.62.104.14 38 LOST St. Kilda 4.25.39.49.5 59 -21 KAR May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Geelong 2.14.45.57.9 51 LOST North Melbourne 1.12.38.610.6 66 -15 ARD May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Geelong 3.88.1215.1617.17 119 WON Carlton 4.26.87.1010.14 74 45 KAR May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Geelong 5.39.810.1214.13 97 LOST Hawthorn 2.34.48.1114.15 99 -2 GLE Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H Geelong 4.77.810.1211.17 83 LOST Essendon 5.27.48.814.10 94 -11 KAR Jun 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A Geelong 3.17.39.712.11 83 DRAW Richmond 2.74.107.1411.17 83 0 PUN Jun 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Geelong 1.02.34.56.5 41 LOST Melbourne 6.28.511.812.11 83 -42 KAR Jun 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Geelong 1.53.76.910.13 73 LOST Collingwood 4.45.1110.1513.16 94 -21 VIC Jul 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Geelong 2.74.97.1311.13 79 WON Footscray 0.04.25.28.4 52 27 KAR Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Geelong 1.34.89.1011.13 79 LOST South Melbourne 4.27.68.1210.20 80 -1 LAK Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Geelong 0.23.64.77.11 53 LOST Fitzroy 2.35.38.814.11 95 -42 KAR Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.34.49.813.9 87 WON St. Kilda 5.26.107.129.16 70 17 JUN Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.28.58.1010.14 74 WON North Melbourne 1.22.54.74.10 34 40 KAR Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Geelong 1.12.54.65.6 36 LOST Carlton 1.33.46.109.12 66 -30 PRI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Geelong 1.35.46.79.9 63 LOST Hawthorn 2.16.512.814.12 96 -33 KAR Aug 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1960 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Borrack, Les 13                             1 0.1    
12 Bourke, Martin 3                             0 0.0    
21 Brown, John 1                             0 0.0    
32 Brown, Clive 10                             0 0.0    
39 Byron, Alan 8                             3 0.4    
7 Callan, Terry 7                             4 0.6    
16 Cook, Bill 6                             4 0.7    
50 Cook, Allan 10                             24 2.4    
9 Devine, John 18                             2 0.1    
29 Falconer, Peter 6                             5 0.8    
18 Ferrari, Bruce 6                             3 0.5    
24 Fox, John 1                             0 0.0    
1 Goggin, Matt 16                             0 0.0    
35 Goggin, Bill 15                             20 1.3    
25 Harrison, Stan 4                             2 0.5    
10 Helmer, John 3                             1 0.3    
13 Hinchliffe, David 3                             0 0.0    
12 Hovey, Ron 5                             0 0.0    
5 Long, Doug 16                             14 0.9    
6 Lord, Stewart 14                             13 0.9    
4 Lord, Alistair 17                             19 1.1    
19 Major, Greg 17                             1 0.1    
38 Mather, Dale 7                             0 0.0    
33 McGrath, George 15                             0 0.0    
37 Miller, Bill 8                             0 0.0    
2 Nicholls, Eric 7                             0 0.0    
20 O'Connell, John 17                             5 0.3    
17 O'Neill, John 15                             4 0.3    
30 Peake, Bruce 3                             1 0.3    
26 Pomeroy, Frank 8                             14 1.8    
15 Rice, Colin 8                             5 0.6    
41 Routley, Hugh 3                             0 0.0    
31 Thomas, John 5                             1 0.2    
8 Vinar, Paul 18                             3 0.2    
34 Walker, Peter 6                             0 0.0    
27 Ward, Barry 5                             0 0.0    
23 Webb, Bruce 4                             3 0.8    
3 Wooller, Fred 18                             29 1.6    
40 Yeates, John 6                             4 0.7    
11 Zanoni, Denis 8                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             185 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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