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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 premiershipโ€”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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Any idea what this is worth? Unopened still has port in it?? ... See MoreSee Less

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Just so excited to have Gaz back to his and our Spiritual home- Kardina Park. My thoughts are with Gazza and his family and friends on the loss of his beautiful sister Natasha..
The thought of Selz, Danger & Of course Gaz jnr playing together in the same team"...
Welcome home Gaze"...๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘Œ
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Carley Howard added a new photo to Geelong Cats's Timeline. ... See MoreSee Less

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2018 best 22
b taylor Henderson bews
hb Stewart tuohy thurlow
c selwood menegola blic
fol smith duncan scooter
hf cocky danger ablett
f gregson hawkins menzel
guthrie kolo parfitt murdoch
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Little excited to see Dangerwoodlett in action. Pretty formidable trio ... See MoreSee Less

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some of the comments I have seen on Gazza returns threads have me gobsmacked. Would you refuse your son to come home if he decided to move for a few years away from home? Well I wouldn't. Garry set the bar high by taking the higher $ to move to Qld to a team that didn't have much of a start before he went there. Do you remember what Garry put up with before he left the Cattery? Bomber Thompson made his life difficult behind the scenes from what I read back then. He needed to be a leader to guide others. He set the bar high so that other players could demand higher wages. I feel it very honorable that he wishes to play out his last years at the club he loves most. The club that his father made such an impact at. The club he would have adored as a kid, then teen. To put the hard hours in to perfect his game. To enable the Cats to win premierships. Such skilled players we had to win ! Why not see a bit of the magic of the "Abletts". For the last few years. To see him run on the field in the TRUE colours . Blue & White suits him sooo much better than Gold. How about we leave him alone. The deal is done. Now, it is time to support ALL THE TEAM . Including Garry. As we want to win 2018. And we CAN win, if the tean has its supporters roaring them ALL on as they enter the stadium. How about it hey? Support the team and stop pulling them down with complaints. Give the man the support he needs. He just lost his sister. So hard it would be to see public media and supporters trying to bring him down. He needs us now. Let him wear the number he earnt well. ... See MoreSee Less

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What number will Gary jnr wear .. I think he will wear 32, why well turn it around and it says 23 the number his brother Nathan had then add 3 + 2 = 5 the number his dad had ... See MoreSee Less

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I was just reading about what number Gary Ablett will wear in 2018. I believe 11 is availabe. I am almost certain a practise match I saw in 1984 Gary senior wore 11 that day. Greg Williams wore 2. Gary ended up with number 5 Greg number 11 and I am sure I read somewhere Gary wanted 11 because it was his number at Droiun. ... See MoreSee Less

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