Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Geoffrey Howells

Known as
Geoff Howells

1 September 1935

15 November 2022 (aged 87)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 256d
Last game: 24y 256d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 33, 40, 25

Geoff Howells

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 6,450th player to appear, 3,803rd most games played, 3,112th most goals kickedHawthorn: 449th player to appear, 240th most games played, 193rd most goals kicked

Normally used as a defender, but perfectly at home in other positions, Geoff Howells was a reliable performer for Hawthorn in 59 VFL games from 1954 to 1960. He was a key member of the first Hawks team to qualify for a finals series in 1957.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Publications


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