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Geelong

Geelong Football Club, nicknamed the Cats, are a professional Australian rules football club based in the city of Geelong, Australia and playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). The club have been the VFL/AFL premiers nine times, with three in the AFL era (since 1990). They have also won nine McClelland Trophies, a record shared with Essendon.

The club was formed in 1859, making it the second oldest club in the AFL after Melbourne and one of the oldest football clubs in the world. Geelong participated in the first football competition in Australia and was a foundation club of both the Victorian Football Association (VFA) in 1877 and the Victorian Football League (VFL) in 1897.

The club first established itself in the VFA by playing off in a record eleven Grand Finals and winning seven premierships, making it the most successful VFA club leading up to the formation of the VFL in 1897. The club won a further six premierships by 1963, before enduring a 44-year waiting period until it won its next premiership—an AFL-record 119-point victory in the 2007 AFL Grand Final.

The club’s home ground is Kardinia Park, currently also known by its sponsorship name “Simonds Stadium”. However, the club also hosts home matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Docklands Stadium. Geelong’s traditional guernsey colours are white with navy blue hoops, white shorts, and white with navy blue hooped socks. The club’s nickname, “The Cats”, was first used in 1923 after a run of losses prompted a local cartoonist to suggest that the club needed a black cat to bring it good luck. The club’s official team song and anthem is “We Are Geelong”.

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Look out for #4, 14, 35 & 22!
But never forget this!

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Mike Brady's Tribute To Gary Ablett Song 1993 Are we seeing today the greatest of them all? From Winners & Sinners. www.youtube.com/watch?v=LED5Yceaytk

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We've kept this one up our sleeve! 😏

Get your 2018 Cotton On Pre-Season Guernsey here from The Cats Shop: bit.ly/PSGuernsey
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Word here in Perth is the new stadium has released less than 1000 tickets (already sold out) for geelong fans and members, for the April 8 Eagles vs Cats game.
The club needs to make some serious noise about this travesty, the out of state teams were promised 5000 seats at the new stadium.
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Hey @kingjames and @stephencurry30 we’ve got your first pick for next year’s #nbaallstar game! 🏀🔥@quintonnarkle01 ... See MoreSee Less

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The latest addition just starting to heal! 👌😻 ... See MoreSee Less

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Not sure if this is the correct site, but whilst the Cats are visiting Townsville for the JLT series, is anyone aware if they are doing anything to meet the fans of NQ?? ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for coming to Colac. My girls Charlie & Summah (2 in front) really enjoyed meeting the guys and having a play. 😎👍🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

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