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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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2008 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2008 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 6.410.812.1115.15 105 WON Port Adelaide 4.06.110.614.12 96 9 FBP Mar 20 (Thu, 8:15) Scores
2 H Geelong 4.411.917.1322.18 150 WON Essendon 1.23.64.106.15 51 99 DOC Mar 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 4.48.1113.1416.16 112 WON Melbourne 3.46.610.812.10 82 30 KAR Apr 6 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
4 A Geelong 4.010.617.921.10 136 WON St. Kilda 4.77.810.1113.16 94 42 DOC Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 6.27.88.1316.18 114 WON Sydney 1.26.77.910.12 72 42 KAR Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Geelong 1.18.48.713.11 89 WON Fremantle 3.68.612.813.10 88 1 SUB Apr 25 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
7 H Geelong 4.17.611.815.15 105 WON Brisbane 5.66.810.911.12 78 27 KAR May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong 2.14.411.1214.15 99 WON Richmond 3.25.46.710.9 69 30 MCG May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Geelong 2.23.36.57.6 48 LOST Collingwood 6.411.616.820.14 134 -86 MCG May 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
10 H Geelong 2.77.1013.1819.19 133 WON Carlton 2.26.36.412.5 77 56 DOC May 31 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 A Geelong 7.011.617.719.13 127 WON North Melbourne 3.210.415.717.12 114 13 DOC Jun 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 H Geelong 3.57.913.1415.18 108 WON Port Adelaide 2.23.64.67.7 49 59 KAR Jun 15 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 A Geelong 7.313.623.1028.14 182 WON West Coast 1.52.93.145.17 47 135 SUB Jun 21 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
14 A Geelong 4.69.812.1018.16 124 WON Adelaide 0.12.54.88.8 56 68 FBP Jul 4 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 H Geelong 4.27.713.1018.10 118 WON Fremantle 2.12.45.76.8 44 74 KAR Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 3.36.1111.1219.17 131 WON Western Bulldogs 3.37.59.910.10 70 61 KAR Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Geelong 6.38.109.1212.16 88 WON Hawthorn 3.26.59.811.11 77 11 MCG Jul 25 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Geelong 2.68.815.1320.14 134 WON Richmond 2.24.66.910.11 71 63 DOC Aug 2 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 8.512.719.1024.13 157 WON Melbourne 0.01.32.65.11 41 116 MCG Aug 8 (Fri, 7:05) Scores
20 A Geelong 7.49.816.1020.13 133 WON Sydney 4.16.48.514.10 94 39 STA Aug 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 H Geelong 3.310.613.1017.13 115 WON North Melbourne 4.36.49.413.4 82 33 KAR Aug 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 H Geelong 4.312.918.1224.20 164 WON West Coast 4.36.39.510.5 65 99 KAR Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1QF H Geelong 3.77.1016.1517.17 119 WON St. Kilda 1.13.25.58.13 61 58 MCG Sep 7 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
1PF H Geelong 5.38.810.912.11 83 WON Western Bulldogs 4.35.57.97.12 54 29 MCG Sep 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
GF H Geelong 5.36.129.1811.23 89 LOST Hawthorn 5.28.314.518.7 115 -26 MCG Sep 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2008 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 21 288 13.7 318 15.1 606 28.9 100 4.8 0 0.0 95 4.5 44 19 26 1.2 24 180
3 Bartel, Jimmy 25 382 15.3 320 12.8 702 28.1 142 5.7 6 0.2 124 5.0 46 39 22 0.9 15 147
24 Blake, Mark 25 77 3.1 179 7.2 256 10.2 87 3.5 525 21.0 22 0.9 20 21 6 0.2 6 42
17 Byrnes, Shannon 9 78 8.7 65 7.2 143 15.9 35 3.9 0 0.0 28 3.1 6 12 8 0.9 10 58
35 Chapman, Paul 19 253 13.3 131 6.9 384 20.2 101 5.3 0 0.0 54 2.8 27 20 33 1.7 13 211
11 Corey, Joel 25 339 13.6 391 15.6 730 29.2 116 4.6 13 0.5 138 5.5 49 30 6 0.2 7 43
44 Enright, Corey 25 299 12.0 282 11.3 581 23.2 133 5.3 0 0.0 71 2.8 14 13 6 0.2 2 38
15 Gamble, Ryan 13 79 6.1 77 5.9 156 12.0 55 4.2 0 0.0 39 3.0 11 11 21 1.6 12 138
2 Harley, Tom 25 169 6.8 209 8.4 378 15.1 126 5.0 0 0.0 28 1.1 16 19 1 0.0 0 6
26 Hawkins, Tom 10 71 7.1 48 4.8 119 11.9 51 5.1 3 0.3 15 1.5 8 11 13 1.3 5 83
8 Hunt, Josh 23 200 8.7 189 8.2 389 16.9 89 3.9 0 0.0 38 1.7 14 15 3 0.1 3 21
28 Johnson, David 1 6 6.0 10 10.0 16 16.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
20 Johnson, Steve 25 333 13.3 174 7.0 507 20.3 147 5.9 2 0.1 65 2.6 35 34 53 2.1 31 349
9 Kelly, James 21 196 9.3 232 11.0 428 20.4 95 4.5 1 0.0 112 5.3 23 22 8 0.4 7 55
45 Ling, Cameron 23 237 10.3 309 13.4 546 23.7 106 4.6 2 0.1 79 3.4 21 20 15 0.7 5 95
13 Lonergan, Tom 16 121 7.6 70 4.4 191 11.9 87 5.4 1 0.1 25 1.6 27 19 36 2.3 21 237
4 Mackie, Andrew 21 290 13.8 179 8.5 469 22.3 141 6.7 0 0.0 37 1.8 16 12 11 0.5 9 75
39 Milburn, Darren 22 242 11.0 200 9.1 442 20.1 155 7.0 3 0.1 47 2.1 28 16 7 0.3 1 43
21 Mooney, Cam 24 229 9.5 116 4.8 345 14.4 201 8.4 0 0.0 24 1.0 28 26 52 2.2 36 348
41 Mumford, Shane 3 5 1.7 11 3.7 16 5.3 3 1.0 31 10.3 2 0.7 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
6 Ottens, Brad 16 73 4.6 136 8.5 209 13.1 72 4.5 325 20.3 52 3.3 13 34 14 0.9 8 92
32 Prismall, Brent 12 110 9.2 147 12.3 257 21.4 55 4.6 0 0.0 24 2.0 8 6 8 0.7 1 49
33 Rooke, Max 20 113 5.7 156 7.8 269 13.5 84 4.2 2 0.1 70 3.5 16 22 13 0.7 4 82
30 Scarlett, Matthew 22 200 9.1 168 7.6 368 16.7 75 3.4 0 0.0 32 1.5 10 12 0 0.0 1 1
14 Selwood, Joel 24 283 11.8 324 13.5 607 25.3 102 4.3 2 0.1 78 3.3 63 21 6 0.3 9 45
27 Stokes, Mathew 22 235 10.7 162 7.4 397 18.0 122 5.5 0 0.0 54 2.5 21 16 38 1.7 17 245
7 Taylor, Harry 21 157 7.5 170 8.1 327 15.6 96 4.6 1 0.0 28 1.3 21 9 3 0.1 0 18
10 Tenace, Kane 1 5 5.0 11 11.0 16 16.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 Varcoe, Travis 16 98 6.1 87 5.4 185 11.6 45 2.8 0 0.0 72 4.5 8 7 14 0.9 7 91
12 West, Trent 6 6 1.0 29 4.8 35 5.8 13 2.2 37 6.2 10 1.7 2 0 1 0.2 0 6
40 Wojcinski, David 14 118 8.4 116 8.3 234 16.7 46 3.3 0 0.0 25 1.8 8 21 8 0.6 8 56
Totals 550 5292 9.6 5016 9.1 10308 18.7 2685 4.9 954 1.7 1492 2.7 605 510 432 0.8 262 2854
 

Footnotes

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