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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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1964 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1964 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 2.28.412.717.8 110 WON Melbourne 2.48.711.1114.13 97 13 MCG Apr 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Geelong 3.25.79.914.11 95 WON Collingwood 2.34.35.46.7 43 52 KAR Apr 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Geelong 2.82.127.1711.24 90 WON Fitzroy 1.34.96.96.12 48 42 BWS May 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Geelong 0.51.86.138.21 69 LOST Essendon 2.27.412.614.7 91 -22 KAR May 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Geelong 4.46.58.811.10 76 WON South Melbourne 2.13.56.78.11 59 17 LAK May 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Geelong 2.18.210.511.6 72 WON Richmond 2.32.56.78.11 59 13 KAR May 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Geelong 3.95.158.1911.23 89 WON St. Kilda 3.07.210.513.8 86 3 KAR May 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Geelong 0.44.94.106.12 48 WON Footscray 2.22.23.45.5 35 13 WES Jun 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Geelong 0.30.94.1110.15 75 WON Hawthorn 2.22.43.63.8 26 49 KAR Jun 15 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
10 H Geelong 1.35.311.711.8 74 WON North Melbourne 0.13.65.710.12 72 2 KAR Jun 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Geelong 5.17.310.413.7 85 WON Carlton 2.32.94.137.19 61 24 PRI Jul 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Geelong 3.73.77.107.12 54 LOST Melbourne 2.16.57.710.15 75 -21 KAR Jul 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Geelong 1.04.25.47.7 49 LOST Collingwood 0.24.46.68.11 59 -10 VIC Jul 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Geelong 3.46.99.1410.22 82 WON Fitzroy 0.13.23.24.3 27 55 KAR Jul 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.03.44.46.7 43 DRAW Essendon 1.31.52.115.13 43 0 WIN Aug 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Geelong 2.44.48.78.9 57 WON South Melbourne 0.20.70.71.9 15 42 KAR Aug 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Geelong 2.34.68.912.10 82 WON Richmond 2.23.93.97.14 56 26 PUN Aug 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Geelong 1.14.107.1011.12 78 LOST St. Kilda 4.96.1010.1712.18 90 -12 JUN Aug 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
1SF H Geelong 1.56.69.712.12 84 WON Essendon 4.05.37.510.5 65 19 MCG Aug 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Geelong 2.44.84.105.14 44 LOST Collingwood 2.14.26.67.6 48 -4 MCG Sep 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1964 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
21 Brown, John 10 14 14.0         4 4.0         0 2 1 0.1    
30 Brushfield, Brian 4                             0 0.0    
7 Callan, Terry 3                             1 0.3    
1 Closter, Wayne 17 17 17.0         5 5.0         1 1 1 0.1    
9 Devine, John 20 32 16.0         8 4.0         8 8 0 0.0    
16 Eales, Colin 5                             1 0.2    
5 Farmer, Graham 'Polly' 19 22 11.0         13 6.5         7 9 12 0.6    
24 Fox, John 17 13 6.5         3 1.5         1 5 0 0.0    
35 Goggin, Bill 19 55 27.5         5 2.5         6 1 12 0.6    
22 Goodland, Ken 1                             0 0.0    
18 Hamer, Garry 5                             2 0.4    
11 Hosking, Ron 2                             0 0.0    
12 Hynes, Gordon 10                             13 1.3    
19 Kirkpatrick, Kevin 2                             0 0.0    
4 Lord, Alistair 19 31 15.5         2 1.0         1 2 6 0.3    
6 Lord, Stewart 20 27 13.5         4 2.0         0 3 0 0.0    
2 Marshall, Denis 11 26 13.0         12 6.0         1 8 5 0.5    
17 Newman, John 'Sam' 17 5 2.5         2 1.0         0 0 7 0.4    
36 Polinelli, Tony 18 23 11.5         6 3.0         3 5 22 1.2    
27 Rosenow, Geoff 8                             1 0.1    
29 Routley, Hugh 6 15 7.5         2 1.0         4 2 0 0.0    
26 Ryan, Bill 14                             15 1.1    
14 Scott, Ian 20 23 11.5         4 2.0         1 0 0 0.0    
10 Sharrock, John 18 14 7.0         5 2.5         3 4 21 1.2    
38 Stephens, Darryl 1 5 5.0         1 1.0         0 0 0 0.0    
20 Teasdale, Alan 1                             0 0.0    
8 Vinar, Paul 16 27 13.5         7 3.5         2 4 2 0.1    
23 Wade, Doug 13 18 9.0         13 6.5         1 4 41 3.2    
34 Walker, Peter 18 20 10.0         3 1.5         3 3 0 0.0    
28 Watts, John 20 19 9.5         9 4.5         5 3 1 0.1    
31 West, Roy 17 7 7.0         2 2.0         1 0 0 0.0    
3 Wooller, Fred 17 12 6.0         7 3.5         0 2 27 1.6    
40 Yeates, John 12 12 6.0         8 4.0         1 3 10 0.8    
Totals 400                             201 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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