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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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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 4.88.1614.1915.21 111 WON Hawthorn 3.28.410.616.7 103 8 MCG Mar 27 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
2 H Geelong 5.38.911.1115.15 105 WON Richmond 1.14.212.613.7 85 20 KAR Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 2.310.611.1118.14 122 WON Collingwood 5.55.98.1513.17 95 27 MCG Apr 9 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
4 A Geelong 5.110.214.521.8 134 WON Adelaide 3.27.211.613.8 86 48 FBP Apr 18 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
5 H Geelong 5.413.815.1118.18 126 WON Brisbane 0.23.34.35.3 33 93 KAR Apr 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
6 A Geelong 3.39.812.1715.21 111 WON Melbourne 2.44.66.710.8 68 43 MCG May 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Geelong 1.58.712.1017.14 116 WON Sydney 1.24.37.410.5 65 51 KAR May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Geelong 5.312.515.918.11 119 WON North Melbourne 1.23.36.67.7 49 70 KAR May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Geelong 6.49.1014.1217.14 116 WON Western Bulldogs 3.28.311.817.12 114 2 DOC May 22 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
10 A Geelong 6.412.717.1320.14 134 WON Essendon 1.13.15.311.4 70 64 DOC May 31 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Geelong 5.17.512.715.9 99 WON West Coast 1.35.68.911.11 77 22 SUB Jun 7 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
12 A Geelong 1.36.68.1313.16 94 WON Fremantle 2.44.59.711.9 75 19 SUB Jun 21 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
13 H Geelong 7.510.916.1318.14 122 WON Port Adelaide 1.16.37.413.10 88 34 KAR Jun 28 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
14 A Geelong 2.25.58.713.7 85 LOST St. Kilda 5.38.410.514.7 91 -6 DOC Jul 5 (Sun, 3:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 3.26.57.99.11 65 LOST Brisbane 3.410.712.1016.12 108 -43 GAB Jul 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 H Geelong 7.49.914.1317.15 117 WON Melbourne 0.23.27.311.5 71 46 KAR Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Geelong 4.26.510.615.9 99 WON Hawthorn 3.38.713.1014.14 98 1 MCG Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Geelong 3.37.711.714.9 93 WON Adelaide 3.24.79.1113.13 91 2 KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Geelong 2.45.68.118.14 62 LOST Carlton 3.57.710.1014.13 97 -35 MCG Aug 7 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 A Geelong 3.46.59.1113.14 92 WON Sydney 2.35.58.713.9 87 5 STA Aug 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A Geelong 3.25.511.914.12 96 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.57.1210.1216.14 110 -14 DOC Aug 21 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
22 H Geelong 5.19.311.614.10 94 WON Fremantle 1.22.25.48.6 54 40 KAR Aug 29 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
2QF H Geelong 6.57.513.914.12 96 WON Western Bulldogs 2.14.38.412.10 82 14 MCG Sep 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2PF H Geelong 3.67.711.1317.18 120 WON Collingwood 2.25.86.96.11 47 73 MCG Sep 19 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
GF H Geelong 3.07.19.412.8 80 WON St. Kilda 3.27.79.119.14 68 12 MCG Sep 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2009 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 22 299 13.6 445 20.2 744 33.8 93 4.2 0 0.0 92 4.2 27 25 27 1.2 26 188
3 Bartel, Jimmy 24 347 14.5 300 12.5 647 27.0 151 6.3 20 0.8 128 5.3 30 36 12 0.5 15 87
24 Blake, Mark 21 47 2.2 149 7.1 196 9.3 46 2.2 482 23.0 25 1.2 23 24 3 0.1 2 20
17 Byrnes, Shannon 22 196 8.9 212 9.6 408 18.5 111 5.0 0 0.0 64 2.9 14 11 32 1.5 11 203
35 Chapman, Paul 20 342 17.1 194 9.7 536 26.8 130 6.5 0 0.0 53 2.7 24 13 37 1.9 17 239
11 Corey, Joel 23 306 13.3 356 15.5 662 28.8 106 4.6 34 1.5 115 5.0 42 29 7 0.3 4 46
18 Djerrkura, Nathan 3 9 3.0 19 6.3 28 9.3 4 1.3 0 0.0 15 5.0 0 2 0 0.0 1 1
44 Enright, Corey 25 343 13.7 285 11.4 628 25.1 142 5.7 1 0.0 71 2.8 12 22 4 0.2 2 26
15 Gamble, Ryan 8 45 5.6 53 6.6 98 12.3 36 4.5 0 0.0 16 2.0 8 6 10 1.3 11 71
25 Gillies, Tom 6 23 3.8 37 6.2 60 10.0 12 2.0 0 0.0 5 0.8 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
2 Harley, Tom 14 84 6.0 98 7.0 182 13.0 60 4.3 0 0.0 26 1.9 12 6 1 0.1 0 6
26 Hawkins, Tom 24 148 6.2 130 5.4 278 11.6 130 5.4 30 1.3 56 2.3 27 16 34 1.4 17 221
34 Hogan, Simon 10 64 6.4 115 11.5 179 17.9 33 3.3 0 0.0 24 2.4 3 7 7 0.7 3 45
20 Johnson, Steve 18 255 14.2 103 5.7 358 19.9 111 6.2 0 0.0 44 2.4 27 24 40 2.2 38 278
28 Johnson, David 8 54 6.8 62 7.8 116 14.5 32 4.0 0 0.0 17 2.1 5 2 0 0.0 0 0
9 Kelly, James 18 195 10.8 212 11.8 407 22.6 88 4.9 1 0.1 55 3.1 11 6 2 0.1 2 14
37 Laidler, Jeremy 1 3 3.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
45 Ling, Cameron 22 235 10.7 265 12.0 500 22.7 100 4.5 0 0.0 106 4.8 16 32 7 0.3 7 49
13 Lonergan, Tom 9 40 4.4 67 7.4 107 11.9 36 4.0 1 0.1 20 2.2 4 15 2 0.2 1 13
4 Mackie, Andrew 24 280 11.7 226 9.4 506 21.1 154 6.4 0 0.0 49 2.0 29 19 8 0.3 5 53
39 Milburn, Darren 21 273 13.0 197 9.4 470 22.4 132 6.3 1 0.0 33 1.6 12 6 3 0.1 2 20
21 Mooney, Cam 24 224 9.3 97 4.0 321 13.4 178 7.4 4 0.2 28 1.2 20 14 46 1.9 42 318
41 Mumford, Shane 18 35 1.9 127 7.1 162 9.0 37 2.1 256 14.2 71 3.9 23 19 3 0.2 1 19
6 Ottens, Brad 6 28 4.7 38 6.3 66 11.0 21 3.5 89 14.8 21 3.5 12 8 2 0.3 5 17
33 Rooke, Max 22 135 6.1 108 4.9 243 11.0 95 4.3 3 0.1 76 3.5 15 12 24 1.1 15 159
30 Scarlett, Matthew 22 233 10.6 174 7.9 407 18.5 125 5.7 0 0.0 32 1.5 10 28 0 0.0 1 1
14 Selwood, Joel 25 301 12.0 386 15.4 687 27.5 111 4.4 5 0.2 118 4.7 59 36 11 0.4 10 76
27 Stokes, Mathew 19 157 8.3 143 7.5 300 15.8 75 3.9 0 0.0 55 2.9 17 9 29 1.5 19 193
7 Taylor, Harry 22 152 6.9 235 10.7 387 17.6 121 5.5 12 0.5 28 1.3 12 13 3 0.1 2 20
10 Tenace, Kane 5 39 7.8 41 8.2 80 16.0 16 3.2 0 0.0 6 1.2 2 1 1 0.2 0 6
5 Varcoe, Travis 22 140 6.4 173 7.9 313 14.2 65 3.0 0 0.0 75 3.4 13 11 22 1.0 14 146
12 West, Trent 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 16.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
40 Wojcinski, David 21 153 7.3 200 9.5 353 16.8 57 2.7 0 0.0 64 3.0 10 19 3 0.1 4 22
Totals 550 5185 9.4 5253 9.6 10438 19.0 2608 4.7 955 1.7 1590 2.9 520 474 380 0.7 277 2557
 

Footnotes

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