Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Geoffrey Williams

Known as
Geoff Williams

18 November 1930

20 July 2020 (aged 89)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 153d
Last game: 28y 186d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs
Geelong; Yarraville

Jumper numbers
Geelong: 21

Recruited from
Geelong (1960)

Geoff Williams

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,191st player to appear, 1,845th most games played, 9,035th most goals kickedGeelong: 554th player to appear, 123rd most games played, 763rd most goals kicked

Despite not being the most stylish footballer of his time, Geoff Williams was seldom less than effective thanks to his wholehearted determination, tremendous pace, and great judgement. He played 121 VFL games for Geelong between 1952 and 1959, mainly on a half back flank, winning the club's best and fairest award in his debut season, a year that also yielded a premiership. Williams won a second best and fairest award in 1955. Once his VFL career was over he joined VFA side Yarraville.

Author - John Devaney


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