2006 Geelong Football Club season

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Geelong Football Club
2006 season
President Frank Costa
Coach Mark Thompson
(7th season)
Captain(s) Steven King
(4th season)
Home ground Skilled Stadium
Pre-season competition Premiers
AFL season 10th
Finals series Did not qualify
Best and Fairest Paul Chapman
Leading goalkicker Gary Ablett, Jr. (35)

The 2006 Geelong Football Club season was the club's 107th season in the Australian Football League (AFL). Geelong finished the regular season in tenth position on the ladder, resulting in the club not qualifying for the finals.

News[edit]

Captains[edit]

Club list[edit]

Player list[edit]

Players are listed in alphabetical order by surname, and statistics are for AFL regular season and finals series matches during the 2006 AFL season only.[1]
Player # AFL debut Games Goals Behinds Kicks Handballs Disposals Marks Tackles
Ablett, Jr., GaryGary Ablett, Jr. 29 2002 21 35 28 212 142 354 74 65
Ablett, NathanNathan Ablett 23 2005 7 4 3 33 23 56 27 5
Bartel, JimmyJimmy Bartel 3 2002 21 15 12 297 187 484 139 79
Blake, MarkMark Blake 24 2005 8 0 0 12 45 57 16 9
Byrnes, ShannonShannon Byrnes 17 2004 10 3 11 100 47 147 58 26
Callan, TimTim Callan 7 2003 6 0 0 32 32 64 19 12
Chapman, PaulPaul Chapman 35 2000 22 31 19 331 153 484 134 89
Corey, JoelJoel Corey 11 2000 22 8 4 298 231 529 107 64
Egan, MatthewMatthew Egan 19 2005 22 1 0 102 130 232 82 31
Enright, CoreyCorey Enright 44 2001 22 11 2 327 164 491 139 64
Gamble, RyanRyan Gamble 34 2006 1 0 0 5 3 8 4 1
Gardiner, CharlieCharlie Gardiner 16 2002 5 4 2 45 30 75 25 13
Harley, TomTom Harley 2 1998 13 0 0 88 71 159 60 18
Hunt, JoshJosh Hunt 8 2001 22 4 4 239 152 391 96 49
Johnson, DavidDavid Johnson 28 2002 17 5 1 152 69 221 80 34
Johnson, SteveSteve Johnson 20 2002 15 30 13 139 60 199 70 22
Kelly, JamesJames Kelly 9 2002 15 7 2 134 119 253 48 40
King, StevenSteven King 1 1996 16 1 1 116 97 213 67 23
Kingsley, KentKent Kingsley 18 1999 9 10 8 46 20 66 36 8
Koulouriotis, PaulPaul Koulouriotis 14 2000 1 0 0 5 9 14 2 3
Ling, CameronCameron Ling 45 2000 22 10 3 248 255 503 131 61
Lonergan, TomTom Lonergan 13 2005 3 1 2 17 7 24 12 5
Mackie, AndrewAndrew Mackie 4 2004 14 10 10 150 70 220 75 26
McCarthy, MatthewMatthew McCarthy 26 2003 4 6 1 22 7 29 17 5
Milburn, DarrenDarren Milburn 39 1997 22 4 8 242 209 451 167 49
Mooney, CameronCameron Mooney 21 1999 17 22 8 177 82 259 124 20
Ottens, BradBrad Ottens 6 1998 22 26 20 139 104 243 104 45
Owen, StephenStephen Owen 31
Playfair, HenryHenry Playfair 22 2003 8 5 5 32 33 65 41 11
Prismall, BrentBrent Prismall 32 2006 8 4 2 72 34 106 30 11
Riccardi, PeterPeter Riccardi 15 1992 6 3 2 50 21 71 20 10
Rooke, MaxMax Rooke 33 2002 17 8 1 114 121 235 62 55
Scarlett, MatthewMatthew Scarlett 30 1998 20 4 2 237 87 324 109 22
Spencer, MatthewMatthew Spencer 25 2006 2 0 0 3 6 9 2 3
Stokes, MathewMathew Stokes 27 2006 9 9 5 72 45 117 51 23
Tenace, KaneKane Tenace 10 2004 14 3 1 150 51 201 47 23
Varcoe, TravisTravis Varcoe 5 [a]
West, TrentTrent West 12 [b]
Wojcinski, DavidDavid Wojcinski 40 1999 15 1 6 116 80 196 45 30

Rookie list[edit]

Players are listed in alphabetical order by surname, and statistics are for AFL regular season and finals series matches during the 2006 AFL season only.[1]
Player # AFL debut Games Goals Behinds Kicks Handballs Disposals Marks Tackles
Batchelor, NickNick Batchelor* 42
Grima, ToddTodd Grima 36
Hunt, SamSam Hunt 38 2002
Sheringham, TimTim Sheringham 41
Slade, WillWill Slade* 37 2002 6 1 1 32 31 63 21 7
  • * Nominated rookie (Elevated to senior list during season, eligible for senior selection)

Changes from 2005 list[edit]

Additions[edit]

Deletions[edit]

Games[edit]

NAB Cup[edit]

Round Date and local time[2] Opponent[2] Scores (Geelong's scores indicated in bold)[2] Venue[2] Attendance[2]
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 25 February (7:40 pm) Carlton 1.8.13 (70) 0.15.8 (98) Won by 28 points Telstra Dome [A] 13,518
QF Saturday, 3 March (7:40 pm) Kangaroos 1.8.3 (60) 1.10.17 (86) Won by 26 points Cazaly's Stadium [A] 7,824
SF Saturday, 11 March (7:40 pm) Fremantle 3.10.14 (101) 1.10.12 (81) Won by 20 points Telstra Dome [H] 12,042
GF Saturday, 18 March (7:20 pm) Adelaide 1.10.15 (84) 3.10.5 (92) Won by 8 points AAMI Stadium [A] 30,707
Geelong were the 2006 NAB Cup premiers.

Regular season[edit]

Round Date and local time[3][4] Opponent[3][4] Scores (Geelong's scores indicated in bold)[3][4] Venue[3][4] Attendance[3][4] Ladder
position
[4]
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 1 April (2:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 17.13 (115) 5.8 (38) Won by 77 points Skilled Stadium [H] 23,029 2nd
2 Saturday, 8 April (2:10 pm) Kangaroos 22.6 (138) 10.9 (69) Won by 69 points Skilled Stadium [H] 22,839 1st
3 Saturday, 15 April (2:10 pm) Hawthorn 6.13 (49) 15.11 (101) Lost by 52 points Skilled Stadium [H] 24,026 3rd
4 Saturday, 22 April (2:15 pm) Western Bulldogs 14.14 (98) 14.13 (97) Lost by 1 point Telstra Dome [A] 45,922 6th
5 Saturday, 29 April (7:10 pm) Sydney 15.17 (107) 13.7 (85) Lost by 22 points Telstra Stadium [A] 37,032 7th
6 Friday, 5 May (7:40 pm) Melbourne 13.9 (87) 11.15 (81) Lost by 6 points MCG [A] 36,041 11th
7 Friday, 12 May (7:40 pm) St Kilda 9.10 (64) 12.10 (82) Won by 18 points Telstra Dome [A] 48,313 9th
8 Saturday, 20 May (7:10 pm) Collingwood 22.14 (146) 6.8 (44) Lost by 102 points MCG [A] 69,819 11th
9 Saturday, 27 May (2:10 pm) Richmond 12.8 (90) 17.8 (110) Lost by 20 points Skilled Stadium [H] 23,386 12th
10 Saturday, 3 June (2:10 pm) West Coast 15.8 (98) 16.5 (101) Lost by 3 points Skilled Stadium [H] 20,428 13th
11 Friday, 9 June (7:40 pm) Essendon 20.10 (130) 13.10 (88) Won by 42 points MCG [H] 43,600 11th
12 Saturday, 17 June (2:10 pm) Fremantle 6.16 (52) 18.10 (118) Won by 66 points Subiaco Oval [A] 34,236 11th
13 Sunday, 2 July (12:40 pm) Adelaide 21.21 (147) 8.7 (55) Lost by 92 points AAMI Stadium [A] 41,752 11th
14 Saturday, 8 July (2:10 pm) Carlton 11.11 (77) 23.4 (142) Won by 65 points Telstra Dome [A] 32,096 10th
15 Sunday, 16 July (1:10 pm) Port Adelaide 9.14 (68) 8.10 (58) Won by 10 points Skilled Stadium [H] 19,149 10th
16 Sunday, 23 July (2:10 pm) Western Bulldogs 13.12 (90) 13.11 (89) Won by 1 point Telstra Dome [H] 39,417 9th
17 Sunday, 30 July (1:10 pm) Kangaroos 13.12 (90) 8.12 (60) Lost by 30 points Manuka Oval [A] 9,561 9th
18 Sunday, 6 August (1:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 13.9 (87) 14.20 (104) Won by 17 points The Gabba [A] 28,055 9th
19 Sunday, 13 August (2:10 pm) St Kilda 11.14 (80) 15.13 (103) Lost by 23 points Telstra Dome [H] 40,986 9th
20 Saturday, 19 August (2:10 pm) Sydney 14.6 (90) 9.9 (63) Won by 27 points Skilled Stadium [H] 21,775 9th
21 Saturday, 26 August (2:10 pm) Melbourne 14.10 (94) 14.10 (94) Draw Skilled Stadium [H] 23,068 10th
22 Sunday, 3 September (2:10 pm) Hawthorn 21.7 (133) 10.12 (72) Lost by 61 points Telstra Dome [A] 28,188 10th

Ladder[edit]

2006 AFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA  % PTS
1 West Coast (P) 22 17 5 0 2257 1874 120.44 68
2 Adelaide 22 16 6 0 2331 1640 142.13 64
3 Fremantle 22 15 7 0 2079 1893 109.83 60
4 Sydney 22 14 8 0 2098 1630 128.71 56
5 Collingwood 22 14 8 0 2345 1965 119.34 56
6 St Kilda 22 14 8 0 2074 1752 118.38 56
7 Melbourne 22 13 8 1 2146 1957 109.66 54
8 Western Bulldogs 22 13 9 0 2311 2173 106.35 52
9 Richmond 22 11 11 0 1934 2245 86.15 44
10 Geelong 22 10 11 1 1982 2002 99.00 42
11 Hawthorn 22 9 13 0 1834 2140 85.70 36
12 Port Adelaide 22 8 14 0 1911 2151 88.84 32
13 Brisbane Lions 22 7 15 0 1844 2239 82.36 28
14 Kangaroos 22 7 15 0 1754 2167 80.94 28
15 Essendon 22 3 18 1 2021 2469 81.86 14
16 Carlton 22 3 18 1 1791 2415 74.16 14
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against

Notes[edit]

Key
  • H ^ Home match.
  • A ^ Away match.
General notes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2006 Stats - Player Lists - Geelong". AFL Tables. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "AFL Statistics: Match Results; Pre Season; Geelong; 2006". Australian Football League. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "AFL Statistics: Match Results; Home & Away; Geelong; 2006". Australian Football League. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "2006 Season Scores and Results". AFL Tables. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Travis Varcoe statistics". AFL Tables. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Trent West statistics". AFL Tables. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 

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