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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) –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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1982 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1982 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 3.67.813.1421.20 146 WON Collingwood 2.25.96.107.16 58 88 VFL Mar 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.32.58.811.12 78 LOST Hawthorn 3.77.99.1613.19 97 -19 PRI Apr 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 3.110.416.721.12 138 WON Melbourne 0.41.73.105.16 46 92 KAR Apr 12 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 1.74.107.1213.14 92 LOST St. Kilda 4.211.212.516.9 105 -13 MOO Apr 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 2.33.67.1212.12 84 WON Sydney 2.75.137.1511.16 82 2 KAR Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 1.45.1011.1317.20 122 WON Footscray 0.60.113.167.22 64 58 KAR May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Geelong 1.13.37.67.7 49 LOST Carlton 2.94.148.1715.20 110 -61 PRI May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Geelong 3.25.56.1112.15 87 LOST Richmond 1.85.1210.1711.23 89 -2 KAR May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong 6.38.713.1515.19 109 WON North Melbourne 2.45.77.79.9 63 46 VFL May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Geelong 5.412.1015.1319.18 132 LOST Fitzroy 9.514.719.1025.11 161 -29 JUN May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 1.33.56.1010.11 71 LOST Essendon 3.27.311.417.9 111 -40 KAR Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Geelong 2.42.66.86.17 53 LOST Hawthorn 2.36.615.917.10 112 -59 VFL Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
13 A Geelong 1.24.55.610.10 70 LOST Melbourne 7.311.518.621.8 134 -64 MCG Jun 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Geelong 2.28.210.517.8 110 WON St. Kilda 3.25.39.310.3 63 47 KAR Jun 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 4.47.69.1312.15 87 LOST Sydney 4.36.910.1418.18 126 -39 SCG Jul 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Geelong 3.38.613.1117.13 115 LOST Footscray 3.19.215.625.7 157 -42 WES Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 2.27.813.1416.19 115 WON Carlton 4.45.67.611.9 75 40 KAR Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong 1.13.43.611.13 79 LOST Richmond 7.612.1120.1824.19 163 -84 VFL Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 4.36.78.1311.16 82 LOST North Melbourne 2.57.1014.1422.18 150 -68 ARD Aug 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Geelong 2.22.83.145.18 48 LOST Fitzroy 6.59.713.1015.15 105 -57 KAR Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Geelong 4.26.69.1012.13 85 LOST Essendon 4.17.510.914.12 96 -11 WIN Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 4.07.613.918.13 121 LOST Collingwood 7.410.916.1318.18 126 -5 KAR Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1982 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
46 Bews, Andrew 6 42 7.0 24 4.0 66 11.0 9 1.5 0 0.0     10 9 6 1.0 3 39
16 Blake, Rod 9 79 8.8 29 3.2 108 12.0 45 5.0 117 13.0     19 20 19 2.1 12 126
29 Bogunovich, Ramsay 4 15 3.8 5 1.3 20 5.0 7 1.8 23 5.8     6 15 1 0.3 1 7
24 Bos, Mark 3 33 11.0 11 3.7 44 14.7 8 2.7 0 0.0     7 3 1 0.3 0 6
4 Bright, Terry 17 178 10.5 65 3.8 243 14.3 72 4.2 0 0.0     18 45 25 1.5 16 166
19 Bruns, Neville 16 260 16.3 47 2.9 307 19.2 36 2.3 0 0.0     31 39 15 0.9 12 102
20 Card, Ray 9 83 9.2 25 2.8 108 12.0 19 2.1 0 0.0     25 10 0 0.0 0 0
32 Cleave, Craig 4 30 7.5 10 2.5 40 10.0 11 2.8 0 0.0     9 6 1 0.3 0 6
28 Darcy, Tim 3 25 8.3 8 2.7 33 11.0 9 3.0 0 0.0     3 7 1 0.3 3 9
43 Drum, Damian 9 68 7.6 31 3.4 99 11.0 15 1.7 1 0.1     17 22 2 0.2 2 14
11 Featherby, Peter 14 247 17.6 45 3.2 292 20.9 55 3.9 2 0.1     32 27 12 0.9 18 90
13 Fedke, Karl 2 10 5.0 6 3.0 16 8.0 1 0.5 28 14.0     3 6 0 0.0 0 0
14 Flanigan, Darren 11 73 6.6 42 3.8 115 10.5 41 3.7 135 12.3     26 21 5 0.5 6 36
37 Floyd, Tommy 7 81 11.6 29 4.1 110 15.7 16 2.3 0 0.0     2 8 3 0.4 7 25
23 Harrison, Phil 5 34 6.8 7 1.4 41 8.2 13 2.6 0 0.0     6 16 9 1.8 5 59
22 Jeffreys, Paul 21 166 7.9 128 6.1 294 14.0 92 4.4 5 0.2     42 35 2 0.1 4 16
3 Johnston, Peter 13 101 7.8 39 3.0 140 10.8 80 6.2 8 0.6     12 33 24 1.8 31 175
39 Lunn, Stephen 10 100 10.0 38 3.8 138 13.8 34 3.4 0 0.0     17 21 6 0.6 3 39
30 Maddock, Phillip 3 24 8.0 18 6.0 42 14.0 3 1.0 0 0.0     5 1 1 0.3 0 6
5 Malarkey, Gary 16 142 8.9 57 3.6 199 12.4 50 3.1 0 0.0     23 18 0 0.0 0 0
12 Mangels, Alan 9 69 7.7 25 2.8 94 10.4 16 1.8 0 0.0     8 9 4 0.4 2 26
7 Matthews, Kelvin 11 67 6.1 26 2.4 93 8.5 26 2.4 0 0.0     10 17 12 1.1 8 80
10 Mossop, John 21 180 8.6 138 6.6 318 15.1 123 5.9 452 21.5     54 62 12 0.6 15 87
31 Murrie, Richard 17 106 6.2 67 3.9 173 10.2 45 2.6 0 0.0     27 22 1 0.1 3 9
40 Nankervis, Ian 12 174 14.5 55 4.6 229 19.1 46 3.8 0 0.0     32 16 0 0.0 0 0
33 Nankervis, Bruce 21 349 16.6 135 6.4 484 23.0 72 3.4 0 0.0     68 31 4 0.2 6 30
35 Neal, Robert 21 308 14.7 146 7.0 454 21.6 61 2.9 2 0.1     44 63 8 0.4 15 63
2 Nichols, Stephen 4 31 7.8 13 3.3 44 11.0 13 3.3 0 0.0     2 7 2 0.5 3 15
42 O'Keeffe, David 3 20 6.7 6 2.0 26 8.7 7 2.3 0 0.0     6 8 3 1.0 0 18
27 Peake, Brian 18 316 17.6 108 6.0 424 23.6 98 5.4 1 0.1     45 27 13 0.7 13 91
1 Reed, Malcolm 14 129 9.2 75 5.4 204 14.6 31 2.2 0 0.0     19 11 2 0.1 4 16
17 Reynoldson, Steve 14 112 8.0 48 3.4 160 11.4 76 5.4 13 0.9     17 30 15 1.1 10 100
8 Sheehan, Kevin 3 44 14.7 12 4.0 56 18.7 5 1.7 0 0.0     1 1 2 0.7 1 13
25 Smyth, Dale 5 38 7.6 18 3.6 56 11.2 11 2.2 0 0.0     2 2 1 0.2 0 6
34 Taylor, Zane 7 32 4.6 25 3.6 57 8.1 25 3.6 0 0.0     3 18 6 0.9 3 39
15 Toohey, Bernard 22 241 11.0 84 3.8 325 14.8 80 3.6 0 0.0     59 48 21 1.0 14 140
9 Turner, Mick 22 338 15.4 76 3.5 414 18.8 82 3.7 0 0.0     42 53 40 1.8 35 275
6 Waddell, Rod 4 30 7.5 20 5.0 50 12.5 8 2.0 0 0.0     6 2 0 0.0 0 0
18 Witcombe, Murray 11 171 15.5 42 3.8 213 19.4 36 3.3 1 0.1     22 10 7 0.6 5 47
21 Yeates, Mark 18 155 8.6 111 6.2 266 14.8 61 3.4 3 0.2     27 29 7 0.4 9 51
38 Zychla, Peter 1 2 2.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 440 4703 10.7 1896 4.3 6599 15.0 1538 3.5 791 1.8     808 828 293 0.7 269 2027
 

Footnotes

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