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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

CEO
Brian Cook

President
Colin Carter

Head of Football Operations
Neil Balme

Recruiting Manager
Stephen Wells

List Manager
Stephen Wells

Coach
Chris Scott

Assistant Coaches
Nigel Lappin, Blake Caracella, Dale Amos, James Rahilly, Matthew Knights (VFL)

Fitness Staff
Chris Spinks, Kris Hinck

Club Doctors
Chris Bradshaw, Drew Slimmon, Jacqui Johnson, Geoff Allen

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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2012 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2012 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Geelong 4.09.212.715.11 101 LOST Fremantle 6.08.312.816.9 105 -4 SUB Mar 31 (Sat, 4:45) Scores
2 H Geelong 4.17.310.714.8 92 WON Hawthorn 3.48.613.713.12 90 2 MCG Apr 9 (Mon, 3:10) Scores
3 A Geelong 1.35.89.1416.18 114 LOST North Melbourne 4.59.516.820.11 131 -17 DOC Apr 15 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
4 H Geelong 4.17.310.411.9 75 WON Richmond 3.13.67.109.11 65 10 KAR Apr 22 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 A Geelong 4.17.510.612.7 79 WON Brisbane 0.50.71.94.17 41 38 GAB Apr 28 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
6 H Geelong 3.59.1115.1417.17 119 WON Melbourne 3.06.110.511.10 76 43 KAR May 5 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
7 A Geelong 3.24.26.810.12 72 LOST Adelaide 6.314.517.719.8 122 -50 FBP May 12 (Sat, 12:45) Scores
8 A Geelong 2.46.67.1211.18 84 LOST Collingwood 3.67.910.1114.12 96 -12 MCG May 18 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
9 A Geelong 3.56.99.914.11 95 WON Western Bulldogs 1.16.28.511.9 75 20 DOC May 25 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
10 H Geelong 4.27.313.819.12 126 WON Greater Western Sydney 4.27.38.59.7 61 65 KAR Jun 2 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
11 A Geelong 2.25.710.1014.13 97 WON Carlton 4.46.69.1011.19 85 12 DOC Jun 8 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 Geelong       Bye        
13 A Geelong 1.13.36.611.8 74 LOST Sydney 7.08.210.612.8 80 -6 SCG Jun 22 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 H Geelong 3.46.89.1014.15 99 WON Port Adelaide 2.32.76.98.13 61 38 KAR Jul 1 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 A Geelong 2.65.1212.1515.20 110 WON Gold Coast 4.66.99.1413.18 96 14 CRR Jul 8 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
16 H Geelong 2.43.86.1310.19 79 LOST Collingwood 8.211.615.717.8 110 -31 MCG Jul 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
17 H Geelong 4.59.715.1120.14 134 WON Essendon 2.15.48.510.7 67 67 DOC Jul 20 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
18 H Geelong 4.39.710.1015.12 102 WON Adelaide 3.24.49.811.9 75 27 KAR Jul 28 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
19 A Geelong 9.310.514.918.10 118 WON Hawthorn 2.07.611.817.14 116 2 MCG Aug 3 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 A Geelong 5.59.511.615.7 97 LOST West Coast 3.17.311.516.6 102 -5 SUB Aug 10 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
21 H Geelong 5.311.911.1318.15 123 WON St. Kilda 3.26.59.1211.15 81 42 DOC Aug 17 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
22 H Geelong 3.28.410.816.11 107 WON Western Bulldogs 1.03.37.511.7 73 34 KAR Aug 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
23 H Geelong 4.37.512.717.10 112 WON Sydney 4.55.87.1211.12 78 34 KAR Sep 1 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2EF H Geelong 0.13.56.911.14 80 LOST Fremantle 5.78.912.1114.12 96 -16 MCG Sep 8 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
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2012 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Bartel, Jimmy 20 230 11.5 190 9.5 420 21.0 101 5.1 23 1.2 121 6.1 32 22 12 0.6 10 82
1 Brown, Mitch 3 16 5.3 7 2.3 23 7.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 4 1.3 0 1 2 0.7 2 14
17 Byrnes, Shannon 4 18 4.5 22 5.5 40 10.0 10 2.5 0 0.0 12 3.0 3 3 1 0.3 2 8
35 Chapman, Paul 21 292 13.9 136 6.5 428 20.4 107 5.1 0 0.0 94 4.5 23 21 36 1.7 15 231
28 Christensen, Allen 17 166 9.8 163 9.6 329 19.4 47 2.8 0 0.0 63 3.7 23 14 9 0.5 9 63
11 Corey, Joel 20 189 9.5 239 12.0 428 21.4 54 2.7 15 0.8 103 5.2 18 35 3 0.2 5 23
22 Duncan, Mitch 22 262 11.9 138 6.3 400 18.2 122 5.5 7 0.3 68 3.1 15 20 20 0.9 12 132
44 Enright, Corey 22 283 12.9 179 8.1 462 21.0 126 5.7 1 0.0 53 2.4 13 16 2 0.1 3 15
25 Gillies, Tom 5 40 8.0 33 6.6 73 14.6 26 5.2 0 0.0 9 1.8 4 8 1 0.2 0 6
29 Guthrie, Cameron 18 100 5.6 97 5.4 197 10.9 42 2.3 0 0.0 44 2.4 9 10 1 0.1 0 6
26 Hawkins, Tom 22 198 9.0 80 3.6 278 12.6 144 6.5 27 1.2 25 1.1 25 15 62 2.8 38 410
33 Horlin-Smith, George 3 20 6.7 17 5.7 37 12.3 12 4.0 0 0.0 3 1.0 0 4 2 0.7 1 13
19 Hunt, Taylor 21 146 7.0 170 8.1 316 15.0 75 3.6 0 0.0 70 3.3 12 15 8 0.4 6 54
8 Hunt, Josh 18 185 10.3 97 5.4 282 15.7 106 5.9 0 0.0 43 2.4 9 11 5 0.3 5 35
20 Johnson, Steve 21 299 14.2 166 7.9 465 22.1 117 5.6 3 0.1 94 4.5 30 25 19 0.9 17 131
9 Kelly, James 19 257 13.5 213 11.2 470 24.7 59 3.1 0 0.0 128 6.7 15 31 2 0.1 5 17
13 Lonergan, Tom 22 144 6.5 107 4.9 251 11.4 98 4.5 1 0.0 40 1.8 18 25 3 0.1 2 20
4 Mackie, Andrew 23 311 13.5 120 5.2 431 18.7 123 5.3 0 0.0 60 2.6 19 18 12 0.5 7 79
6 McCarthy, Lincoln 1 3 3.0 3 3.0 6 6.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
32 Motlop, Steven 22 192 8.7 104 4.7 296 13.5 52 2.4 0 0.0 52 2.4 7 14 26 1.2 14 170
21 Murdoch, Jordan 8 67 8.4 35 4.4 102 12.8 33 4.1 0 0.0 24 3.0 7 3 4 0.5 3 27
31 Podsiadly, James 18 153 8.5 62 3.4 215 11.9 90 5.0 20 1.1 50 2.8 16 22 35 1.9 13 223
30 Scarlett, Matthew 16 169 10.6 75 4.7 244 15.3 89 5.6 1 0.1 40 2.5 7 20 0 0.0 0 0
15 Schroder, Jordan 1 4 4.0 7 7.0 11 11.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
14 Selwood, Joel 21 293 14.0 246 11.7 539 25.7 74 3.5 21 1.0 118 5.6 56 22 13 0.6 12 90
38 Sheringham, Jackson 5 28 5.6 28 5.6 56 11.2 13 2.6 0 0.0 14 2.8 0 2 1 0.2 1 7
46 Simpkin, Jonathan 4 22 5.5 13 3.3 35 8.8 8 2.0 0 0.0 7 1.8 3 1 1 0.3 0 6
16 Simpson, Dawson 2 4 2.0 4 2.0 8 4.0 3 1.5 33 16.5 4 2.0 1 4 0 0.0 1 1
2 Smedts, Billie 14 94 6.7 72 5.1 166 11.9 43 3.1 0 0.0 39 2.8 4 12 6 0.4 9 45
23 Stephenson, Orren 8 34 4.3 34 4.3 68 8.5 19 2.4 139 17.4 20 2.5 8 11 1 0.1 1 7
27 Stokes, Mathew 20 149 7.5 161 8.1 310 15.5 70 3.5 0 0.0 63 3.2 23 15 15 0.8 6 96
41 Stringer, Jesse 8 48 6.0 52 6.5 100 12.5 20 2.5 0 0.0 30 3.8 2 7 3 0.4 4 22
7 Taylor, Harry 22 205 9.3 152 6.9 357 16.2 135 6.1 7 0.3 48 2.2 13 12 15 0.7 5 95
5 Varcoe, Travis 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
36 Vardy, Nathan 2 11 5.5 2 1.0 13 6.5 5 2.5 17 8.5 3 1.5 2 0 2 1.0 1 13
42 Walker, Josh 7 37 5.3 21 3.0 58 8.3 16 2.3 23 3.3 22 3.1 6 13 3 0.4 4 22
12 West, Trent 21 103 4.9 112 5.3 215 10.2 59 2.8 518 24.7 52 2.5 18 24 8 0.4 7 55
40 Wojcinski, David 4 33 8.3 22 5.5 55 13.8 13 3.3 0 0.0 14 3.5 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
Totals 506 4806 9.5 3380 6.7 8186 16.2 2126 4.2 856 1.7 1637 3.2 444 479 333 0.7 221 2219
 

Footnotes

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