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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) –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

CEO
Cook, Brian

President
Carter, Colin

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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2016 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Geelong's 2016 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Geelong 4.011.111.418.8 116 WON Hawthorn 1.35.710.1212.14 86 30 MCG Mar 28 (Mon, 3:20) Scores
2 A Geelong 1.55.78.811.10 76 LOST Greater Western Sydney 2.18.412.813.11 89 -13 MAN Apr 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 H Geelong 6.210.512.1418.17 125 WON Brisbane 1.53.96.117.14 56 69 KAR Apr 10 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
4 A Geelong 2.35.66.139.18 72 WON Essendon 2.25.46.56.6 42 30 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
5 A Geelong 1.47.512.916.11 107 WON Port Adelaide 5.45.67.98.11 59 48 ADO Apr 23 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 H Geelong 5.411.818.1425.18 168 WON Gold Coast 3.25.36.37.6 48 120 KAR Apr 30 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
7 H Geelong 2.49.712.1118.15 123 WON West Coast 3.14.29.512.7 79 44 KAR May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Geelong 3.85.139.1713.20 98 WON Adelaide 2.15.111.311.6 72 26 ADO May 13 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
9 A Geelong 0.33.76.1011.14 80 LOST Collingwood 7.59.511.716.8 104 -24 MCG May 21 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
10 A Geelong 3.66.89.1112.13 85 LOST Carlton 4.010.413.616.8 104 -19 DOC May 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 H Geelong 2.36.79.1014.14 98 WON Greater Western Sydney 4.26.210.214.4 88 10 KAR Jun 4 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
12 H Geelong 4.45.912.1115.15 105 WON North Melbourne 4.08.111.212.2 74 31 DOC Jun 11 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 A Geelong 5.310.311.416.4 100 WON Western Bulldogs 0.51.95.125.13 43 57 DOC Jun 18 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
14 A Geelong 1.44.610.913.12 90 LOST St. Kilda 4.28.612.814.9 93 -3 DOC Jun 25 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
15 Geelong       Bye        
16 H Geelong 3.15.17.49.6 60 LOST Sydney 4.27.411.715.8 98 -38 KAR Jul 8 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
17 A Geelong 1.36.78.1111.12 78 WON Fremantle 4.17.27.39.7 61 17 SUB Jul 15 (Fri, 6:10) Scores
18 H Geelong 4.25.610.912.13 85 WON Adelaide 3.25.55.107.13 55 30 KAR Jul 23 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
19 H Geelong 5.29.213.516.7 103 WON Western Bulldogs 5.18.28.811.12 78 25 KAR Jul 29 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 H Geelong 3.27.411.1015.10 100 WON Essendon 0.30.43.44.10 34 66 DOC Aug 7 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
21 A Geelong 2.23.74.1310.22 82 WON Richmond 2.47.411.612.6 78 4 MCG Aug 14 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
22 A Geelong 7.39.714.1119.15 129 WON Brisbane 1.37.48.510.9 69 60 GAB Aug 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
23 H Geelong 8.211.614.1024.11 155 WON Melbourne 2.03.23.66.8 44 111 KAR Aug 27 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2QF H Geelong 2.35.510.912.13 85 WON Hawthorn 1.26.610.712.11 83 2 MCG Sep 9 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2PF H Geelong 0.52.87.108.12 60 LOST Sydney 7.211.314.415.7 97 -37 MCG Sep 23 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
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2016 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 22 261 11.9 215 9.8 476 21.6 111 5.0 2 0.1 82 3.7 20 16 11 0.5 8 74
24 Bews, Jed 8 51 6.4 48 6.0 99 12.4 35 4.4 0 0.0 21 2.6 1 7 0 0.0 2 2
46 Blicavs, Mark 24 170 7.1 257 10.7 427 17.8 100 4.2 195 8.1 139 5.8 22 28 7 0.3 7 49
23 Caddy, Josh 18 161 8.9 203 11.3 364 20.2 61 3.4 19 1.1 71 3.9 12 15 21 1.2 14 140
19 Clark, Mitch 1 3 3.0 7 7.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 3 3.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
5 Cockatoo, Nakia 10 74 7.4 42 4.2 116 11.6 28 2.8 0 0.0 39 3.9 9 7 11 1.1 5 71
18 Cowan, Josh 9 75 8.3 63 7.0 138 15.3 32 3.6 0 0.0 42 4.7 4 9 3 0.3 1 19
35 Dangerfield, Patrick 24 387 16.1 375 15.6 762 31.8 122 5.1 9 0.4 109 4.5 46 30 24 1.0 24 168
22 Duncan, Mitch 24 285 11.9 264 11.0 549 22.9 130 5.4 5 0.2 110 4.6 34 29 9 0.4 13 67
44 Enright, Corey 23 322 14.0 220 9.6 542 23.6 130 5.7 1 0.0 66 2.9 12 25 4 0.2 2 26
28 Gregson, Cory 9 54 6.0 54 6.0 108 12.0 23 2.6 0 0.0 40 4.4 8 7 4 0.4 7 31
29 Guthrie, Cameron 23 226 9.8 301 13.1 527 22.9 75 3.3 3 0.1 77 3.3 10 27 12 0.5 7 79
26 Hawkins, Tom 23 198 8.6 90 3.9 288 12.5 126 5.5 0 0.0 61 2.7 16 26 55 2.4 31 361
25 Henderson, Lachie 19 182 9.6 92 4.8 274 14.4 122 6.4 0 0.0 47 2.5 10 12 4 0.2 2 26
33 Horlin-Smith, George 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
39 Kersten, Shane 17 123 7.2 76 4.5 199 11.7 80 4.7 0 0.0 43 2.5 15 13 22 1.3 15 147
8 Kolodjashnij, Jake 20 126 6.3 106 5.3 232 11.6 75 3.8 1 0.1 48 2.4 12 4 0 0.0 0 0
11 Lang, Darcy 13 102 7.8 82 6.3 184 14.2 46 3.5 1 0.1 36 2.8 9 7 10 0.8 6 66
13 Lonergan, Tom 22 162 7.4 94 4.3 256 11.6 98 4.5 1 0.0 36 1.6 12 15 1 0.0 0 6
4 Mackie, Andrew 22 262 11.9 134 6.1 396 18.0 109 5.0 0 0.0 64 2.9 12 19 1 0.0 5 11
6 McCarthy, Lincoln 19 122 6.4 87 4.6 209 11.0 49 2.6 0 0.0 49 2.6 17 17 19 1.0 7 121
27 Menegola, Sam 8 89 11.1 103 12.9 192 24.0 33 4.1 4 0.5 30 3.8 5 8 6 0.8 2 38
10 Menzel, Daniel 18 157 8.7 111 6.2 268 14.9 89 4.9 0 0.0 34 1.9 11 12 33 1.8 24 222
32 Motlop, Steven 24 326 13.6 141 5.9 467 19.5 93 3.9 0 0.0 59 2.5 13 35 38 1.6 19 247
21 Murdoch, Jordan 10 76 7.6 59 5.9 135 13.5 46 4.6 0 0.0 24 2.4 9 4 6 0.6 3 39
36 Ruggles, Tom 18 188 10.4 95 5.3 283 15.7 84 4.7 2 0.1 35 1.9 22 14 0 0.0 2 2
16 Selwood, Scott 5 45 9.0 56 11.2 101 20.2 19 3.8 0 0.0 23 4.6 7 5 0 0.0 1 1
14 Selwood, Joel 24 341 14.2 338 14.1 679 28.3 83 3.5 4 0.2 139 5.8 71 40 9 0.4 12 66
2 Smedts, Billie 1 5 5.0 11 11.0 16 16.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0 1 1.0 0 6
9 Smith, Zac 23 114 5.0 153 6.7 267 11.6 45 2.0 409 17.8 59 2.6 25 23 12 0.5 14 86
1 Stanley, Rhys 21 137 6.5 111 5.3 248 11.8 77 3.7 284 13.5 41 2.0 17 40 17 0.8 13 115
7 Taylor, Harry 24 203 8.5 148 6.2 351 14.6 152 6.3 0 0.0 41 1.7 11 16 4 0.2 1 25
30 Vardy, Nathan 1 2 2.0 4 4.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 11 11.0 5 5.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 6
Totals 528 5034 9.5 4144 7.8 9178 17.4 2282 4.3 956 1.8 1676 3.2 473 513 345 0.7 247 2317
 

Footnotes

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