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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 (3 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 (10 total)

Most Games
334 - Joel Selwood (2007-current)

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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1998 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 1998 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 2.28.48.813.13 91 LOST St. Kilda 7.110.215.717.7 109 -18 WAV Mar 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Geelong 4.28.810.814.15 99 WON Richmond 4.36.59.911.14 80 19 KAR Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Geelong 0.52.113.147.15 57 LOST Sydney 5.410.615.1424.16 160 -103 SCG Apr 12 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
4 H Geelong 2.48.610.811.13 79 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.48.612.714.10 94 -15 KAR Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Geelong 2.64.95.128.13 61 LOST Adelaide 3.34.88.1212.15 87 -26 FBP Apr 26 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
6 H Geelong 5.07.411.913.12 90 WON Hawthorn 3.54.117.1210.13 73 17 KAR May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Geelong 2.15.49.712.7 79 WON Essendon 3.06.07.111.4 70 9 MCG May 9 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 H Geelong 2.07.18.412.4 76 WON Fremantle 1.41.85.116.18 54 22 KAR May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong 0.32.64.105.14 44 LOST West Coast 0.35.76.89.11 65 -21 KAR May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Geelong 4.29.512.917.12 114 WON North Melbourne 3.05.29.813.13 91 23 MCG May 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 4.35.69.612.8 80 WON Carlton 3.13.56.89.9 63 17 MCG Jun 6 (Sat, 3:40) Scores
12 A Geelong 7.215.318.722.9 141 WON Melbourne 0.11.34.47.4 46 95 MCG Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Geelong 2.17.48.512.8 80 LOST Brisbane 5.88.913.1215.16 106 -26 KAR Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Geelong 4.56.88.1210.13 73 LOST Port Adelaide 1.47.79.913.13 91 -18 FBP Jun 27 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
15 A Geelong 2.13.26.69.7 61 LOST Collingwood 1.55.106.1010.11 71 -10 MCG Jul 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.34.77.1310.16 76 LOST St. Kilda 3.27.39.715.10 100 -24 KAR Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Geelong 3.66.86.98.10 58 LOST Richmond 2.14.47.610.7 67 -9 MCG Jul 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Geelong 1.22.58.1412.15 87 LOST Sydney 7.115.316.419.7 121 -34 KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 2.48.59.914.13 97 WON Western Bulldogs 2.58.810.1413.18 96 1 PRI Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Geelong 1.13.24.56.8 44 LOST Adelaide 2.14.59.818.10 118 -74 KAR Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Geelong 2.34.75.118.15 63 LOST Hawthorn 2.25.98.1211.18 84 -21 WAV Aug 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 4.59.814.919.13 127 WON Essendon 6.010.315.618.9 117 10 MCG Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1998 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
6 Barnes, John 15 114 7.6 83 5.5 197 13.1 69 4.6 173 11.5 15 1.0 21 8 9 0.6 4 58
30 Biddiscombe, Craig 12 48 4.0 37 3.1 85 7.1 15 1.3 1 0.1 11 0.9 3 5 3 0.3 1 19
9 Bizzell, Clint 17 127 7.5 97 5.7 224 13.2 74 4.4 6 0.4 16 0.9 14 12 7 0.4 12 54
25 Brockman, Leigh 2 5 2.5 1 0.5 6 3.0 3 1.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0.5 0 6
40 Brown, Paul 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
8 Burns, Ronnie 21 120 5.7 83 4.0 203 9.7 41 2.0 0 0.0 30 1.4 14 27 35 1.7 30 240
2 Colbert, Leigh 20 218 10.9 148 7.4 366 18.3 83 4.2 45 2.3 51 2.6 30 24 9 0.5 3 57
33 Corrigan, Paul 17 142 8.4 65 3.8 207 12.2 40 2.4 5 0.3 23 1.4 11 11 2 0.1 2 14
43 Finocchiaro, Tim 6 31 5.2 32 5.3 63 10.5 6 1.0 1 0.2 4 0.7 2 2 0 0.0 2 2
7 Graham, Ben 12 91 7.6 38 3.2 129 10.8 37 3.1 7 0.6 19 1.6 10 6 0 0.0 1 1
19 Hall, Derek 16 142 8.9 79 4.9 221 13.8 83 5.2 0 0.0 13 0.8 10 9 13 0.8 10 88
22 Hargreaves, Tim 9 38 4.2 33 3.7 71 7.9 10 1.1 1 0.1 15 1.7 7 11 1 0.1 1 7
32 Hocking, Garry 17 234 13.8 170 10.0 404 23.8 61 3.6 0 0.0 40 2.4 16 26 12 0.7 4 76
3 Houlihan, Adam 1 2 2.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
13 Kilpatrick, Glenn 18 213 11.8 118 6.6 331 18.4 60 3.3 2 0.1 43 2.4 13 13 4 0.2 5 29
1 King, Steven 11 89 8.1 47 4.3 136 12.4 60 5.5 130 11.8 9 0.8 6 25 1 0.1 2 8
29 Lowther, Daniel 15 118 7.9 41 2.7 159 10.6 40 2.7 0 0.0 20 1.3 19 5 4 0.3 4 28
18 Lynch, Paul 8 92 11.5 34 4.3 126 15.8 35 4.4 1 0.1 8 1.0 11 8 13 1.6 10 88
21 Mansfield, Michael 22 208 9.5 119 5.4 327 14.9 119 5.4 3 0.1 24 1.1 28 27 5 0.2 13 43
17 McGrath, Tim 17 190 11.2 75 4.4 265 15.6 59 3.5 17 1.0 31 1.8 11 10 1 0.1 1 7
38 McKay, Joel 2 5 2.5 5 2.5 10 5.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
28 McKinnon, Martin 11 76 6.9 29 2.6 105 9.5 39 3.5 0 0.0 5 0.5 2 7 7 0.6 5 47
31 Mensch, David 21 200 9.5 148 7.0 348 16.6 103 4.9 155 7.4 32 1.5 22 22 10 0.5 11 71
39 Milburn, Darren 15 118 7.9 78 5.2 196 13.1 55 3.7 15 1.0 35 2.3 13 6 5 0.3 5 35
23 Pickering, Liam 3 49 16.3 28 9.3 77 25.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 6 1 0 0.0 0 0
34 Rahilly, James 17 101 5.9 96 5.6 197 11.6 28 1.6 0 0.0 16 0.9 18 8 2 0.1 2 14
15 Riccardi, Peter 20 258 12.9 125 6.3 383 19.2 64 3.2 3 0.2 43 2.2 24 6 20 1.0 16 136
11 Roberts, Cameron 8 37 4.6 10 1.3 47 5.9 13 1.6 7 0.9 8 1.0 9 4 2 0.3 1 13
27 Sanderson, Brenton 22 291 13.2 98 4.5 389 17.7 102 4.6 1 0.0 33 1.5 23 16 5 0.2 3 33
41 Scarlett, Matthew 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
12 Sholl, Brad 18 255 14.2 87 4.8 342 19.0 84 4.7 0 0.0 27 1.5 16 13 11 0.6 3 69
24 Simpson, Hamish 8 36 4.5 23 2.9 59 7.4 20 2.5 2 0.3 8 1.0 3 6 0 0.0 1 1
37 Simpson, Sean 14 88 6.3 64 4.6 152 10.9 36 2.6 2 0.1 23 1.6 8 9 2 0.1 0 12
4 Snell, Jason 16 81 5.1 42 2.6 123 7.7 36 2.3 0 0.0 13 0.8 3 10 15 0.9 9 99
14 Spinks, Brett 19 97 5.1 39 2.1 136 7.2 74 3.9 11 0.6 13 0.7 7 17 35 1.8 21 231
20 Steinfort, Carl 9 52 5.8 50 5.6 102 11.3 36 4.0 3 0.3 13 1.4 7 3 1 0.1 0 6
26 Stoneham, Barry 14 101 7.2 50 3.6 151 10.8 51 3.6 39 2.8 28 2.0 19 17 13 0.9 5 83
42 Wood, Justin 7 45 6.4 11 1.6 56 8.0 19 2.7 1 0.1 8 1.1 5 1 5 0.7 2 32
16 Woolnough, Marc 2 9 4.5 3 1.5 12 6.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1 1 0.5 0 6
Totals 484 4127 8.5 2291 4.7 6418 13.3 1676 3.5 633 1.3 687 1.4 414 378 254 0.5 189 1713
 

Footnotes

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