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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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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 6.39.1214.1717.21 123 LOST North Melbourne 2.511.914.1418.17 125 -2 MCG Apr 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H Geelong 5.810.1021.1726.19 175 WON West Coast 2.26.67.911.14 80 95 KAR Apr 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 0.63.109.1316.21 117 WON Carlton 2.54.75.99.10 64 53 KAR Apr 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 4.36.810.914.15 99 WON Footscray 2.46.78.1312.15 87 12 WES Apr 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Geelong 2.310.715.1216.16 112 LOST Fitzroy 3.27.610.1016.17 113 -1 PRI Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Geelong 8.417.619.1025.13 163 LOST Hawthorn 5.39.516.926.15 171 -8 PRI May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 7.216.727.1235.18 228 WON St. Kilda 5.410.712.1216.13 109 119 KAR May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Geelong 6.310.1217.1826.23 179 WON Brisbane 1.62.82.126.14 50 129 KAR May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Geelong 9.516.1223.1532.19 211 WON Richmond 2.44.77.1110.17 77 134 MCG May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Geelong 6.210.715.1123.16 154 WON Collingwood 4.39.412.813.10 88 66 MCG Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 5.38.1010.1312.17 89 WON Essendon 1.33.33.54.11 35 54 MCG Jun 12 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Geelong 1.35.411.813.11 89 WON Melbourne 0.21.51.72.8 20 69 MCG Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Geelong 5.212.715.1316.15 111 WON Sydney 2.63.87.1614.19 103 8 SCG Jun 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Geelong 0.61.78.1211.16 82 WON Fitzroy 2.14.34.38.10 58 24 KAR Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 4.49.810.1322.19 151 WON Brisbane 0.45.77.1011.11 77 74 CRR Jul 15 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
16 H Geelong 4.110.313.417.7 109 LOST Melbourne 3.48.514.916.16 112 -3 VFL Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 3.64.1310.1614.20 104 LOST Collingwood 4.610.814.1019.11 125 -21 MCG Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong 3.46.611.917.11 113 WON St. Kilda 5.510.712.913.12 90 23 MOO Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Geelong 7.58.913.1218.16 124 WON Footscray 2.36.48.710.14 74 50 KAR Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Geelong 2.15.39.512.10 82 LOST West Coast 3.59.813.1518.18 126 -44 WAC Aug 18 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 H Geelong 5.510.917.1620.19 139 WON North Melbourne 5.18.413.817.15 117 22 KAR Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 2.69.1313.1723.24 162 WON Richmond 1.54.78.1212.14 86 76 KAR Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF H Geelong 2.46.57.711.15 81 LOST Essendon 5.512.919.1224.13 157 -76 MCG Sep 10 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
1SF A Geelong 3.38.812.1122.21 153 WON Melbourne 1.53.118.1612.18 90 63 MCG Sep 17 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
PF H Geelong 6.413.1219.1524.20 164 WON Essendon 4.36.46.910.10 70 94 VFL Sep 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A Geelong 2.07.213.721.12 138 LOST Hawthorn 8.412.918.1321.18 144 -6 MCG Sep 30 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1989 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 23 378 16.4 68 3.0 446 19.4 151 6.6 11 0.5 29 1.3 43 55 87 3.8 54 576
3 Bairstow, Mark 25 458 18.3 215 8.6 673 26.9 105 4.2 0 0.0 33 1.3 37 43 25 1.0 33 183
27 Bews, Andrew 26 395 15.2 175 6.7 570 21.9 95 3.7 0 0.0 61 2.3 29 37 21 0.8 21 147
24 Bos, Mark 26 269 10.3 146 5.6 415 16.0 47 1.8 10 0.4 32 1.2 26 18 3 0.1 4 22
31 Bourke, Tim 1 9 9.0 0 0.0 9 9.0 3 3.0 14 14.0 0 0.0 4 0 0 0.0 1 1
30 Bourke, Damian 20 83 4.2 46 2.3 129 6.5 47 2.4 237 11.9 10 0.5 27 36 3 0.2 3 21
16 Brownless, Bill 26 228 8.8 120 4.6 348 13.4 143 5.5 10 0.4 19 0.7 21 37 46 1.8 34 310
19 Bruns, Neville 19 359 18.9 65 3.4 424 22.3 84 4.4 0 0.0 32 1.7 25 24 10 0.5 4 64
13 Cameron, Gary 5 36 7.2 40 8.0 76 15.2 5 1.0 0 0.0 8 1.6 7 6 3 0.6 3 21
36 Cameron, David 8 62 7.8 32 4.0 94 11.8 18 2.3 0 0.0 8 1.0 10 12 12 1.5 4 76
7 Couch, Paul 26 415 16.0 285 11.0 700 26.9 82 3.2 0 0.0 56 2.2 49 49 23 0.9 19 157
28 Darcy, Tim 21 172 8.2 79 3.8 251 12.0 62 3.0 0 0.0 14 0.7 31 22 2 0.1 6 18
18 Denham, Sean 6 67 11.2 33 5.5 100 16.7 15 2.5 0 0.0 14 2.3 6 13 3 0.5 6 24
29 Drum, Damian 3 15 5.0 10 3.3 25 8.3 7 2.3 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 0 0 0.0 1 1
17 Exell, Gavin 17 128 7.5 31 1.8 159 9.4 68 4.0 0 0.0 11 0.6 10 18 63 3.7 31 409
14 Flanigan, Darren 14 86 6.1 49 3.5 135 9.6 51 3.6 181 12.9 9 0.6 12 18 4 0.3 5 29
4 Fletcher, Adrian 8 76 9.5 53 6.6 129 16.1 22 2.8 1 0.1 4 0.5 11 5 5 0.6 1 31
25 Hamilton, Shane 6 89 14.8 20 3.3 109 18.2 34 5.7 0 0.0 9 1.5 2 13 14 2.3 6 90
39 Hinkley, Ken 1 6 6.0 2 2.0 8 8.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
1 Hocking, Steve 26 169 6.5 181 7.0 350 13.5 52 2.0 0 0.0 58 2.2 22 43 2 0.1 1 13
32 Hocking, Garry 26 285 11.0 217 8.3 502 19.3 81 3.1 0 0.0 56 2.2 47 70 24 0.9 12 156
37 Kol, Michael 3 28 9.3 18 6.0 46 15.3 6 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 4 4 0 0.0 1 1
2 Lindner, Bruce 18 167 9.3 81 4.5 248 13.8 77 4.3 1 0.1 23 1.3 40 32 27 1.5 28 190
49 Malakellis, Spiro 14 125 8.9 89 6.4 214 15.3 30 2.1 0 0.0 18 1.3 10 18 5 0.4 7 37
38 McCrabb, Austin 8 71 8.9 36 4.5 107 13.4 25 3.1 2 0.3 11 1.4 18 12 0 0.0 1 1
11 Morgan, Darren 21 184 8.8 166 7.9 350 16.7 57 2.7 0 0.0 25 1.2 7 22 14 0.7 14 98
20 Rogers, Andrew 16 95 5.9 59 3.7 154 9.6 41 2.6 2 0.1 15 0.9 10 12 2 0.1 0 12
6 Russell, Dwayne 7 94 13.4 41 5.9 135 19.3 31 4.4 5 0.7 5 0.7 15 11 10 1.4 9 69
23 Schulze, Michael 26 164 6.3 101 3.9 265 10.2 76 2.9 32 1.2 29 1.1 44 26 4 0.2 0 24
8 Scott, Robert 23 217 9.4 176 7.7 393 17.1 66 2.9 1 0.0 43 1.9 11 53 42 1.8 24 276
9 Sterrett, Ray 1 0 0.0 4 4.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
26 Stoneham, Barry 26 276 10.6 149 5.7 425 16.3 126 4.8 62 2.4 64 2.5 31 61 39 1.5 19 253
10 Troy, Darren 6 75 12.5 44 7.3 119 19.8 12 2.0 0 0.0 4 0.7 3 7 2 0.3 2 14
21 Yeates, Mark 18 181 10.1 99 5.5 280 15.6 78 4.3 1 0.1 18 1.0 19 17 8 0.4 8 56
Totals 520 5462 10.5 2930 5.6 8392 16.1 1798 3.5 570 1.1 730 1.4 633 796 503 1.0 362 3380
 

Footnotes

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