Geelong historical data

HISTORY

Joined VFL: (VFA: 1887–1897), 2000
Premiers: 1878, 1879, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1886, 2002, 2007, 2012 (10)
Runners-up: 1881, 1887, 1888, 1895, 2006, 2013 (6)
VFL Club Champions:
J.J. Liston Trophy Winner: James Byrne (2007), Jordan Schroder (2013)
Norm Goss Memorial Medallist: James Rahilly (2002), Tom Lonergan (2007), George Horlin-Smith (2012)
‘Frosty’ Miller Medallist:
Games record-holder: Jackson Hollmer (106)
Goals record-holder: Matthew McCarthy (119)
Longest winning sequence: 9 (2012)
Longest losing sequence: 8 (2005)

 

LEADERSHIP

YEAR COACH CAPTAIN BEST & FAIREST
2000 R Watt Rotation P Lindsay
2001 R Watt Rotation P Corrigan
2002 R Watt T McGrath D Mensch
2003 R Watt T McGrath A Carrazzo
2004 R Watt J Byrne J Byrne
2005 L Tudor J Byrne M Spencer
2006 L Tudor J Byrne J Byrne
2007 L Tudor J Byrne T Callan
2008 L Tudor J Byrne J Davenport
2009 D Amos J Podsiadly J Podsiadly
2010 D Amos J Podsiadly / M Firman R Gamble
2011 D Amos M Firman / T Selwood J Simpkin
2012 M Knights T Selwood J Simpkin
2013 M Knights T Selwood M Corrigan
2014 M Knights D Gleeson J Schroder
2015 P Hood J Hollmer / B Raidme / J Sheringham / R Williams T Ruggles
2016 S O’Bree Rotation T Atkins
2017 S O’Bree Rotation (T Atkins / J Edwards / B Moloney) J Tsitas
2018 S O’Bree T Atkins T Atkins
2019 S O’Bree A Black / J Tsitas

 

DRAFTEES

2000 Tim Clark* (Geelong) 0, Leigh Harding* (North Melbourne) 141
2004 Matthew Egan (Geelong) 59
2006 Jason Davenport* (Geelong/Port Adelaide) 0/28
2007 Shane Mumford (Geelong/Sydney/GWS) 21/79/72, Scott Thompson (North Melbourne) 222
2009 Ben Johnson* (Geelong) 0, James Podsiadly* (Geelong/Adelaide) 83/21
2010 Jonathan Simpkin* (Geelong/Hawthorn/Essendon) 4/33/4
2011 Jackson Sheringham* (Geelong) 12
2015 Tom Ruggles* (Geelong) 22
2016 Ryan Abbott (Geelong) 4, Timm House (Geelong) 0, Tom Stewart (Geelong) 43
2018 Tom Atkins* (Geelong)

 

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS

1999 Paul Lindsay
2001 Andrew Carrazzo
2004 James Byrne, Shannon Byrnes
2007 James Byrne (Captain), Jason Davenport
2008 Matthew Firman
2010 Jonathan Simpkin
2013 Dom Gleeson (Captain)

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

2003 Andrew Carrazzo
2004 James Byrne, Matthew Egan
2005 James Byrne
2006 James Byrne (Captain)
2007 James Byrne (Captain)
2008 James Byrne
2009 Brodie Moles, James Podsiadly
2010 Jonathan Simpkin
2012 Troy Selwood
2013 Mark Corrigan, Matthew Knights (Coach), Ben Raidme, Troy Selwood, Matthew Sully
2016 Tom Atkins, Tom Stewart
2017 James Tsitas
2018 Tom Atkins, James Tsitas

 

HIGHS & LOWS

AGAINST HIGHEST YEAR LOWEST YEAR
Box Hill Hawks 21.13 (139) 2012 7.7 (49) 2006
Casey Demons 31.6 (192) 2011 4.13 (37) 2018
Coburg 22.16 (148) 2003 6.9 (45) 2001
Collingwood 19.9 (123) 2008 4.9 (33) 2009
Essendon 20.19 (139) 2000 6.7 (43) 2015
Footscray 14.15 (99) 2017 2.10 (22) 2014
Frankston 24.18 (162) 2011 6.5 (41) 2005
Northern Blues 26.8 (164) 2002 2.9 (21) 2006
North Melbourne 21.11 (137) 2018 21.11 (137) 2018
Port Melbourne 23.11 (149) 2002 6.8 (44) 2017
Richmond 17.7 (109) 2018 6.9 (45) 2016
Sandringham 27.12 (174) 2014 8.7 (55) 2009
Werribee 25.16 (166) 2016 6.6 (42) 2001
Williamstown 24.16 (160) 2013 7.10 (52) 2017

Figures correct to end of 2018 season.

 

ALL-TIME HIGHS & LOWS

Highest score: 31.17 (203) vs Bendigo 2002
Lowest score: 2.9 (21) vs Northern Blues 2006

Includes former VFA/VFL teams. Figures correct to end of 2018 season.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

VERSUS PLAYED WON LOST DRAWN
Box Hill Hawks 28 10 18 0
Casey Demons 31 17 14 0
Coburg 25 19 6 0
Collingwood 21 7 14 0
Essendon 14 7 7 0
Footscray 7 2 5 0
Frankston 23 19 4 0
Northern Blues 25 12 13 0
North Melbourne 1 1 0 0
Port Melbourne 28 12 16 0
Richmond 8 4 4 0
Sandringham 30 16 14 0
Werribee 30 18 12 0
Williamstown 23 11 12 0
Total Versus Existing Clubs 294 155 139 0
OVERALL TOTAL 375 201 174 0

The overall total figures include matches against past VFA/VFL clubs.  All figures are calculated from Division 1 matches only. Figures correct to end of 2018 season.

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