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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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1986 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1986 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 1.44.68.1211.18 84 LOST Fitzroy 6.711.913.1116.16 112 -28 KAR Mar 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Geelong 2.14.27.77.9 51 LOST Essendon 4.55.911.1321.22 148 -97 WIN Apr 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 4.67.911.1415.15 105 LOST Sydney 3.26.612.1019.18 132 -27 KAR Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 2.65.910.1013.13 91 LOST Collingwood 2.47.1014.1320.16 136 -45 VIC Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Geelong 3.27.212.614.8 92 LOST North Melbourne 3.312.618.724.10 154 -62 MCG Apr 25 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 H Geelong 4.56.814.1216.14 110 WON Footscray 5.47.710.713.13 91 19 KAR May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 3.36.911.1412.17 89 WON Melbourne 2.73.85.137.16 58 31 VFL May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong 3.18.311.416.9 105 LOST Carlton 7.212.415.820.14 134 -29 PRI May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong 2.27.69.1212.14 86 LOST Hawthorn 8.09.112.119.5 119 -33 KAR May 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Geelong 3.210.313.619.12 126 WON Richmond 2.46.813.1216.14 110 16 KAR May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Geelong 4.310.415.819.12 126 WON St. Kilda 5.48.610.713.10 88 38 VFL Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Geelong 2.44.88.911.11 77 LOST Fitzroy 3.28.614.822.13 145 -68 VIC Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Geelong 4.25.79.911.11 77 LOST Essendon 1.34.59.912.17 89 -12 KAR Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Geelong 4.26.68.713.13 91 LOST Sydney 6.27.614.817.11 113 -22 SCG Jun 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Geelong 4.37.37.68.10 58 LOST Collingwood 2.47.1012.1519.15 129 -71 KAR Jul 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 6.07.811.1416.16 112 WON St. Kilda 5.36.48.413.7 85 27 KAR Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 4.311.515.519.9 123 LOST North Melbourne 5.18.319.722.10 142 -19 VFL Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong 4.47.78.1410.16 76 LOST Footscray 1.56.69.711.13 79 -3 VFL Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 4.210.1013.1617.18 120 LOST Melbourne 2.64.1013.1318.19 127 -7 MCG Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Geelong 3.210.714.716.12 108 WON Carlton 5.26.37.1210.19 79 29 KAR Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Geelong 6.110.511.913.12 90 LOST Hawthorn 6.610.822.1135.15 225 -135 PRI Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Geelong 5.412.1116.1320.16 136 WON Richmond 3.17.711.1015.14 104 32 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1986 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
5 Ablett Snr, Gary 15 185 12.3 39 2.6 224 14.9 101 6.7 1 0.1     21 28 65 4.3 49 439
27 Bews, Andrew 18 229 12.7 151 8.4 380 21.1 52 2.9 0 0.0     29 30 11 0.6 14 80
24 Bos, Mark 20 205 10.3 141 7.1 346 17.3 44 2.2 8 0.4     27 20 1 0.1 2 8
30 Bourke, Damian 8 54 6.8 42 5.3 96 12.0 32 4.0 137 17.1     16 14 3 0.4 2 20
4 Bright, Terry 22 268 12.2 120 5.5 388 17.6 78 3.5 0 0.0     28 27 14 0.6 8 92
16 Brownless, Bill 14 112 8.0 50 3.6 162 11.6 80 5.7 39 2.8     12 25 32 2.3 16 208
19 Bruns, Neville 18 261 14.5 56 3.1 317 17.6 51 2.8 0 0.0     19 20 7 0.4 11 53
36 Cameron, David 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 1 1 1.0 0 6
25 Carey, Stephen 7 62 8.9 27 3.9 89 12.7 17 2.4 0 0.0     5 9 0 0.0 0 0
47 Christensen, Martin 19 214 11.3 95 5.0 309 16.3 62 3.3 0 0.0     26 24 4 0.2 3 27
39 Christensen, Damien 9 97 10.8 79 8.8 176 19.6 36 4.0 0 0.0     10 11 3 0.3 2 20
12 Cleave, Craig 13 90 6.9 52 4.0 142 10.9 37 2.8 11 0.8     16 15 2 0.2 0 12
7 Couch, Paul 18 247 13.7 143 7.9 390 21.7 80 4.4 0 0.0     17 18 12 0.7 10 82
28 Darcy, Tim 17 159 9.4 133 7.8 292 17.2 74 4.4 0 0.0     22 17 3 0.2 5 23
29 Drum, Damian 22 156 7.1 198 9.0 354 16.1 57 2.6 0 0.0     42 45 16 0.7 10 106
43 Evans, Craig 9 73 8.1 42 4.7 115 12.8 18 2.0 0 0.0     10 7 6 0.7 7 43
49 Fitzgerald, John 5 53 10.6 30 6.0 83 16.6 11 2.2 0 0.0     12 8 4 0.8 5 29
14 Flanigan, Darren 5 37 7.4 30 6.0 67 13.4 23 4.6 86 17.2     12 3 0 0.0 2 2
41 Hocking, Steve 20 168 8.4 150 7.5 318 15.9 56 2.8 0 0.0     26 29 2 0.1 4 16
49 Hoiles Jnr, John 5 28 5.6 23 4.6 51 10.2 5 1.0 1 0.2     3 2 0 0.0 0 0
48 Hosking, Scott 1 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
25 Jackson, Mark 2 17 8.5 3 1.5 20 10.0 10 5.0 4 2.0     2 9 8 4.0 3 51
3 Johnston, Peter 3 17 5.7 16 5.3 33 11.0 14 4.7 7 2.3     3 8 1 0.3 6 12
37 Kol, Michael 9 132 14.7 34 3.8 166 18.4 21 2.3 0 0.0     15 6 6 0.7 5 41
32 Lenaghan, Michael 8 83 10.4 35 4.4 118 14.8 25 3.1 0 0.0     11 3 2 0.3 2 14
2 Lindner, Bruce 9 68 7.6 53 5.9 121 13.4 34 3.8 0 0.0     17 12 13 1.4 14 92
6 Malarkey, Gary 10 101 10.1 27 2.7 128 12.8 29 2.9 0 0.0     15 6 0 0.0 0 0
13 Mitchell, Russell 1 10 10.0 4 4.0 14 14.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     2 1 0 0.0 0 0
11 Morgan, Darren 13 131 10.1 92 7.1 223 17.2 17 1.3 0 0.0     12 13 15 1.2 13 103
10 Mossop, John 17 87 5.1 104 6.1 191 11.2 55 3.2 216 12.7     28 17 7 0.4 4 46
35 Neal, Robert 13 152 11.7 82 6.3 234 18.0 20 1.5 0 0.0     17 16 0 0.0 4 4
31 O'Keeffe, David 12 117 9.8 48 4.0 165 13.8 46 3.8 0 0.0     10 18 6 0.5 5 41
17 Reynoldson, Steve 9 72 8.0 37 4.1 109 12.1 37 4.1 5 0.6     12 15 2 0.2 2 14
23 Schulze, Michael 11 56 5.1 30 2.7 86 7.8 29 2.6 20 1.8     14 10 0 0.0 0 0
50 Scott, Robert 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 1 1
53 Stoneham, Barry 6 22 3.7 23 3.8 45 7.5 10 1.7 10 1.7     5 7 3 0.5 1 19
9 Turner, Mick 21 268 12.8 60 2.9 328 15.6 98 4.7 0 0.0     30 35 50 2.4 34 334
52 Whyte, Peter 6 33 5.5 16 2.7 49 8.2 10 1.7 0 0.0     2 10 1 0.2 1 7
8 Williams, Shane 4 32 8.0 23 5.8 55 13.8 9 2.3 0 0.0     7 10 2 0.5 1 13
18 Witcombe, Murray 4 42 10.5 31 7.8 73 18.3 17 4.3 0 0.0     4 4 3 0.8 0 18
21 Yeates, Mark 14 107 7.6 82 5.9 189 13.5 47 3.4 5 0.4     20 19 3 0.2 6 24
Totals 440 4251 9.7 2409 5.5 6660 15.1 1444 3.3 550 1.3     579 574 308 0.7 252 2100
 

Footnotes

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