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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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2005 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2005 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 6.212.619.1025.10 160 WON Richmond 4.36.59.615.8 98 62 MCG Mar 27 (Sun, 2:15) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.64.96.118.14 62 LOST West Coast 3.25.69.912.12 84 -22 SUB Apr 2 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.55.86.118.18 66 LOST Melbourne 6.211.414.518.6 114 -48 MCG Apr 8 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
4 H Geelong 3.45.1012.1519.17 131 WON Essendon 3.15.59.611.9 75 56 DOC Apr 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
5 A Geelong 3.47.411.615.9 99 WON Port Adelaide 3.18.112.515.5 95 4 FBP Apr 22 (Fri, 8:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 6.48.812.1116.12 108 WON Western Bulldogs 4.07.39.411.7 73 35 KAR May 1 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 4.17.511.818.11 119 WON St. Kilda 5.210.613.915.11 101 18 DOC May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong 6.310.515.922.11 143 WON Carlton 0.56.109.1210.13 73 70 DOC May 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
9 H Geelong 6.68.815.1222.14 146 WON North Melbourne 1.54.87.128.13 61 85 KAR May 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Geelong 3.57.89.1111.16 82 LOST Fremantle 5.27.511.714.7 91 -9 KAR May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Geelong 3.34.59.1014.12 96 LOST Collingwood 5.211.614.1118.13 121 -25 DOC Jun 3 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 H Geelong 5.35.39.49.7 61 WON Adelaide 2.14.67.68.9 57 4 KAR Jun 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Geelong 3.24.45.86.11 47 LOST Brisbane 4.38.1014.1217.14 116 -69 GAB Jun 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
14 H Geelong 5.38.713.1216.17 113 WON Hawthorn 1.44.65.98.10 58 55 DOC Jul 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 1.43.56.77.9 51 LOST Sydney 1.110.313.616.9 105 -54 SCG Jul 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.410.1013.1618.18 126 WON Port Adelaide 2.14.15.37.5 47 79 KAR Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Geelong 2.35.811.1014.14 98 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.410.917.1220.13 133 -35 DOC Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Geelong 4.48.711.1213.16 94 LOST Essendon 3.27.513.716.11 107 -13 DOC Jul 29 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
19 A Geelong 4.26.37.58.7 55 LOST St. Kilda 5.17.79.1413.18 96 -41 DOC Aug 5 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 H Geelong 4.39.411.515.9 99 LOST Melbourne 2.44.710.1414.16 100 -1 KAR Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Geelong 5.410.712.1216.13 109 WON West Coast 1.23.33.35.3 33 76 KAR Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 4.27.210.810.9 69 WON Richmond 0.26.56.610.8 68 1 KAR Aug 28 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2EF H Geelong 5.412.516.818.8 116 WON Melbourne 2.36.46.69.7 61 55 MCG Sep 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Geelong 2.65.86.117.11 53 LOST Sydney 2.22.63.127.14 56 -3 SCG Sep 9 (Fri, 8:00) Scores
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2005 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
29 Ablett Jnr, Gary 24 257 10.7 178 7.4 435 18.1 65 2.7 0 0.0 86 3.6 23 22 29 1.2 26 200
23 Ablett, Nathan 4 19 4.8 8 2.0 27 6.8 13 3.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 3 1 8 2.0 2 50
3 Bartel, Jimmy 24 274 11.4 196 8.2 470 19.6 131 5.5 0 0.0 94 3.9 16 36 18 0.8 5 113
24 Blake, Mark 3 7 2.3 11 3.7 18 6.0 6 2.0 27 9.0 1 0.3 2 5 0 0.0 0 0
17 Byrnes, Shannon 19 150 7.9 95 5.0 245 12.9 56 2.9 0 0.0 47 2.5 13 10 8 0.4 13 61
7 Callan, Tim 2 7 3.5 5 2.5 12 6.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Chambers, Paul 8 12 1.5 28 3.5 40 5.0 11 1.4 100 12.5 16 2.0 3 6 2 0.3 0 12
35 Chapman, Paul 19 222 11.7 97 5.1 319 16.8 76 4.0 0 0.0 49 2.6 20 17 29 1.5 17 191
11 Corey, Joel 21 292 13.9 205 9.8 497 23.7 119 5.7 16 0.8 81 3.9 28 18 5 0.2 11 41
19 Egan, Matthew 15 67 4.5 65 4.3 132 8.8 49 3.3 1 0.1 8 0.5 9 8 0 0.0 1 1
44 Enright, Corey 15 168 11.2 109 7.3 277 18.5 79 5.3 1 0.1 23 1.5 5 13 8 0.5 6 54
16 Gardiner, Charlie 14 91 6.5 66 4.7 157 11.2 74 5.3 1 0.1 15 1.1 10 18 5 0.4 6 36
2 Harley, Tom 13 91 7.0 45 3.5 136 10.5 64 4.9 0 0.0 16 1.2 8 9 2 0.2 1 13
8 Haynes, David 3 25 8.3 11 3.7 36 12.0 16 5.3 1 0.3 4 1.3 1 3 3 1.0 1 19
41 Hunt, Josh 22 238 10.8 116 5.3 354 16.1 98 4.5 2 0.1 30 1.4 14 13 2 0.1 1 13
28 Johnson, David 12 94 7.8 54 4.5 148 12.3 59 4.9 0 0.0 14 1.2 5 3 3 0.3 2 20
20 Johnson, Steve 12 129 10.8 51 4.3 180 15.0 59 4.9 2 0.2 19 1.6 15 13 18 1.5 15 123
9 Kelly, James 24 254 10.6 178 7.4 432 18.0 95 4.0 2 0.1 83 3.5 25 21 13 0.5 7 85
1 King, Steven 18 140 7.8 85 4.7 225 12.5 69 3.8 271 15.1 30 1.7 20 26 3 0.2 0 18
18 Kingsley, Kent 24 199 8.3 92 3.8 291 12.1 138 5.8 1 0.0 30 1.3 16 15 57 2.4 40 382
36 Koulouriotis, Paul 8 76 9.5 42 5.3 118 14.8 30 3.8 0 0.0 21 2.6 3 6 2 0.3 3 15
45 Ling, Cameron 23 307 13.3 260 11.3 567 24.7 139 6.0 0 0.0 50 2.2 17 14 11 0.5 9 75
13 Lonergan, Tom 4 13 3.3 12 3.0 25 6.3 12 3.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 2 5 1.3 3 33
4 Mackie, Andrew 10 82 8.2 32 3.2 114 11.4 33 3.3 0 0.0 25 2.5 8 1 9 0.9 4 58
26 McCarthy, Matthew 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 2 1 1.0 0 6
39 Milburn, Darren 23 284 12.3 171 7.4 455 19.8 146 6.3 31 1.3 76 3.3 27 19 15 0.7 8 98
21 Mooney, Cam 17 184 10.8 117 6.9 301 17.7 101 5.9 31 1.8 22 1.3 14 23 4 0.2 2 26
6 Ottens, Brad 15 81 5.4 88 5.9 169 11.3 69 4.6 172 11.5 29 1.9 18 19 23 1.5 12 150
22 Playfair, Henry 20 105 5.3 85 4.3 190 9.5 87 4.4 6 0.3 40 2.0 16 21 17 0.9 14 116
34 Rahilly, James 4 33 8.3 23 5.8 56 14.0 17 4.3 0 0.0 9 2.3 1 2 0 0.0 1 1
15 Riccardi, Peter 22 211 9.6 88 4.0 299 13.6 69 3.1 1 0.0 63 2.9 15 2 15 0.7 9 99
33 Rooke, Max 23 131 5.7 129 5.6 260 11.3 88 3.8 0 0.0 68 3.0 8 31 3 0.1 1 19
27 Sanderson, Brenton 11 93 8.5 77 7.0 170 15.5 64 5.8 1 0.1 20 1.8 6 8 1 0.1 2 8
30 Scarlett, Matthew 24 251 10.5 111 4.6 362 15.1 146 6.1 1 0.0 40 1.7 12 12 1 0.0 2 8
10 Tenace, Kane 18 165 9.2 64 3.6 229 12.7 48 2.7 0 0.0 21 1.2 7 5 3 0.2 1 19
14 Thurley, Cameron 7 42 6.0 28 4.0 70 10.0 15 2.1 0 0.0 8 1.1 12 2 12 1.7 4 76
40 Wojcinski, David 2 21 10.5 8 4.0 29 14.5 7 3.5 0 0.0 6 3.0 1 0 0 0.0 2 2
Totals 528 4816 9.1 3031 5.7 7847 14.9 2353 4.5 668 1.3 1152 2.2 403 427 335 0.6 231 2241
 

Footnotes

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