2007 Geelong Football Club season

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Geelong Football Club
2007 season
President Frank Costa
Coach Mark Thompson
(8th season)
Captain(s) Tom Harley
(1st season)
Home ground Skilled Stadium
Pre-season competition Semi final
AFL season 1st
Finals series Premiers
Best and Fairest Gary Ablett, Jr.
Leading goalkicker Cameron Mooney (67)

The 2007 Geelong Football Club season was the club's 108th season in the Australian Football League (AFL). Geelong finished the regular season in first position on the ladder, earning the club its eighth McClelland Trophy.

News[edit]

Captains[edit]

Club List[edit]

Player List[edit]

Name No. Height Weight Birthdate Debut Previous Clubs Games Goals
2006 2007 Total Club 2007 Total
Ablett, Gary 29 182 86 14 May 1984 2002 Modewarre / Geelong U18 21 22 122 122 26 161
Ablett, Nathan 23 196 98 13 December 1985 2005 Modewarre 7 18 29 29 28 40
Bartel, Jimmy 3 186 86 4 December 1983 2002 Bell Park / Geelong U18 21 20 105 105 15 59
Blake, Mark 24 200 100 9 September 1985 2005 South Barwon / Geelong U18 8 20 31 31 2 2
Byrnes, Shannon 17 175 77 7 April 1984 2004 Shepparton / Murray U18 10 9 42 42 6 18
Callan, Tim 7 181 81 6 January 1984 2003 St. Josephs (VCFL) / Geelong U18 6 0 15 15 0 3
Chapman, Paul 35 179 88 5 November 1981 2000 North Coburg Saints / Calder U18 22 16 133 133 20 161
Corey, Joel 11 191 87 17 February 1982 2000 East Perth (WAFL) 22 22 148 148 6 48
Djerrkura, Nathan 18 176 80 19 September 1988 **** Wanderers (NT) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egan, Matthew 19 196 101 10 July 1983 2005 Oak Park / Geelong VFL 22 22 59 59 0 1
Enright, Corey 44 187 91 14 September 1981 2001 Port Adelaide (SANFL) 22 21 122 122 7 37
Gamble, Ryan 15 184 78 23 September 1987 2006 Glenelg (SANFL) 1 0 1 1 0 0
Gardiner, Charlie 16 190 91 1 March 1983 2002 Geelong Grammar / Sandringham U18 5 2 51 51 1 25
Harley, Tom 2 193 95 18 July 1978 1998 Norwood (SANFL) / Port Adelaide 13 14 156 155 1 10
Hawkins, Tom 26 197 105 27 July 1988 2007 Melbourne Grammar / Sandringham U18 0 9 9 9 12 12
Hogan, Simon 34 182 72 16 August 1988 **** Warnambool / Geelong U18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hunt, Josh 8 185 100 14 March 1982 2001 Mildura Imperials / Bendigo U18 22 13 96 96 3 13
Hunt, Sam 38 193 92 13 April 1983 2002 St Josephs (VCFL) / Geelong U18 / Essendon 0 0 7 0 0 1
Johnson, David 28 181 84 28 October 1981 2002 Sunbury / Calder U18 / Essendon Rookie List 17 12 70 70 3 16
Johnson, Steve 20 189 89 4 July 1983 2002 Wangaratta / Murray U18 15 17 84 84 41 149
Kelly, James 9 183 85 29 December 1983 2002 Rupertswood / Calder U18 15 20 105 105 10 52
King, Steven 1 201 105 22 November 1978 1996 Shepparton / Murray U18 16 5 192 192 0 75
Ling, Cameron 45 189 94 27 February 1981 2000 St Josephs (VCFL) / Geelong U18 22 21 156 156 27 90
Mackie, Andrew 4 192 84 7 August 1984 2004 Glenelg (SANFL) 14 21 58 58 11 39
Milburn, Darren 39 189 92 15 April 1977 1997 Kilmore / Calder U18 22 22 210 210 5 80
Mooney, Cameron 21 195 99 26 September 1979 1999 Turvey Park / NSW-ACT U18 / Kangaroos 17 22 141 130 55 142
Ottens, Brad 6 202 108 25 January 1980 1998 Glenelg (SANFL) / Richmond 22 19 185 56 17 218
Owen, Stephen 31 189 86 19 July 1987 **** North Ballarat / North Ballarat U18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playfair, Henry 22 198 100 22 January 1983 2003 North Shore (NSW) / NSW-ACT U18 8 1 52 52 0 29
Prismall, Brent 32 184 87 14 July 1986 2006 Werribee / Western U18 8 5 13 13 3 7
Rooke, Max 33 189 92 19 December 1981 2002 Casterton 17 5 89 89 4 19
Scarlett, Matthew 30 192 95 5 June 1979 1998 St Josephs (VCFL) / Geelong U18 20 21 181 181 1 16
Selwood, Joel 14 182 82 26 May 1988 2007 Sandhurst / Bendigo U18 0 18 18 18 7 7
Spencer, Matthew 25 194 98 17 January 1985 2006 Swan Districts (WAFL) 2 0 2 2 0 0
Stokes, Mathew 27 177 80 22 November 1984 2006 Woodville-West Torrens (SANFL) 9 18 27 27 28 37
Tenace, Kane 10 182 86 4 July 1985 2004 Shepparton / Murray U18 14 9 53 53 1 11
Varcoe, Travis 5 180 78 10 April 1988 2007 Central District (SANFL) 0 18 18 18 15 15
West, Trent 12 198 102 17 October 1987 **** Wonthaggi / Gippsland U18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wojcinski, David 40 180 80 18 September 1980 1999 Heyfield / Gippsland U18 15 22 115 115 14 37
Statistics are to end of Round 22, 2007 Season (1 September 2007)

Rookie List[edit]

Name No. Height Weight Birthdate Debut Previous Clubs Games Goals
2006 2007 Total Club 2007 Total
Bedford, Liam 42 180 70 12 July 1988 **** Claremont (WAFL) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Davenport, Jason 41 185 82 4 September 1985 **** Geelong VFL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grima, Todd 36 192 88 5 February 1987 **** North Launceston / Tasmania U18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lonergan, Tom 13 197 97 17 May 1984 2005 Yarrawonga / Calder U18 3 0 7 7 0 6
Reynolds, Joel 37 188 84 5 June 1984 2002 St Josephs (VCFL) / Geelong U18 / Essendon 11 0 38 0 0 13
Statistics are to end of Round 22, 2007 Season (1 September 2007)

Changes from 2006 List[edit]

Additions[edit]

  • Exchange period – received:
    • None
  • Rookie elevation:
  • Father/son selection:
  1. Tom Hawkins
  • NAB AFL Draft (25 November 2006):
  1. Joel Selwood (Round 1; Overall pick 7; from Bendigo Pioneers)
  2. Nathan Djerrkura (Round 2; Overall pick 25; from Wanderers Football Club)
  3. Tom Hawkins (Round 3; Overall pick 41; from Sandringham Dragons)
  4. Simon Hogan (Round 4; Overall pick 57; from Geelong Falcons)
  • NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft:
    • None
  • NAB AFL Rookie Draft (13 December 2006):
  1. Joel Reynolds (Round 1; Overall pick 7; from Essendon)
  2. Liam Bedford (Round 2; Overall pick 23: from Claremont Football Club)
  3. Jason Davenport (Round 3; Overall pick 38; Geelong VFL)
  4. Tom Lonergan (Round 4; Overall pick 50; Redrafted as Rookie)

Deletions[edit]

  • Delisted:
  1. Kent Kingsley – to Richmond (2007 Pre-season Draft)
  • Retirements:
  1. Peter Riccardi

Games[edit]

Exhibition and Trial Games[edit]

NAB Cup[edit]

Date and Local Time Opponent Home or Away Venue Scores
Result Home Away
First Round
Sunday, 25 February – 3:40 pm Richmond Home Skilled Stadium Won by 43 3.17.10 (139) 1.14.3 (96)
Quarter Finals
Saturday, 3 March – 7:10 pm Port Adelaide Home TIO Stadium Won by 3 (aet) 0.9.6 (60) 0.7.15 (57)
Semi Finals (Eliminated)
Friday, 9 March – 7:40 pm Brisbane Lions Away Telstra Dome Lost by 12 3.8.10 (85) 0.10.13 (73)

Premiership season[edit]

Round Date and Local Time Opponent Home or Away Venue Scores Ladder Pos'n
Result Home Away
1 Sunday, 1 April – 2:10 pm Western Bulldogs Away Telstra Dome
Lost by 20
17.11 (113) 13.15 (93) 13 [1][2]
2 Saturday, 7 April – 7:15 pm Carlton Blues Home Telstra Dome Won by 78 24.18 (162) 12.12 (84) 5 [3][4]
3 Sunday, 15 April – 2:10 pm Melbourne Demons Home MCG Won by 52 5.9 (57) 15.19 (109) 2 [5][6]
4 Sunday, 22 April – 1:10 pm Hawthorn Hawks Away Aurora Stadium
Lost by 4
10.16 (76) 9.18 (72) 6 [7][8]
5 Sunday, 29 April – 2:15 pm Kangaroos Home Skilled Stadium
Lost by 16
15.12 (102) 18.10 (118) 10 [9][10]
6 Sunday, 6 May – 5:10 pm Richmond Away Telstra Dome Won by 157 9.11 (65) 35.12 (222) 6 [11][12]
7 Sunday, 13 May – 1:10 pm West Coast Home Skilled Stadium Won by 39 16.13 (109) 10.10 (70) 4 [13][14]
8 Saturday, 19 May – 2:10 pm Fremantle Home Skilled Stadium Won by 25 14.10 (94) 10.9 (69) 3 [15][16]
9 Saturday, 27 May – 2:10 pm Port Adelaide Away AAMI Stadium Won by 56 8.12 (60) 16.20 (116) 2 [17][18]
10 Sunday, 3 June – 5:10 pm St Kilda Away Telstra Dome Won by 60 9.11 (65) 19.11 (125) 2 [19][20]
11 Sunday, 10 June – 12:40 pm Adelaide Away AAMI Stadium Won by 7 9.8 (62) 9.15 (69) 1 [21][22]
12 Sunday, 17 June – 1:10 pm Brisbane Lions Home Skilled Stadium Won by 50 12.13 (85) 5.5 (35) 1 [23][24]
13 Saturday, 30 June – 2:10 pm Sydney Home Skilled Stadium Won by 18 13.9 (87) 10.9 (69) 1 [25][26]
14 Friday, 6 July – 7:40 pm Essendon Away Telstra Dome Won by 50 12.11 (83) 19.19 (133) 1 [27][28]
15 Saturday, 14 July – 2:10 pm Collingwood Home MCG Won by 16 11.14 (80) 9.10 (64) 1 [29][30]
16 Friday, 20 July – 7:40 pm Western Bulldogs Home Telstra Dome Won by 75 20.18 (138) 9.9 (63) 1 [31][32]
17 Saturday, 28 July – 2:10 pm Fremantle Away Subiaco Won by 68 10.12 (72) 20.20 (140) 1 [33][34]
18 Saturday, 4 August – 2:10 pm Richmond Home Skilled Stadium Won by 70 21.13 (139) 11.6 (69) 1 [35][36]
19 Sunday, 12 August – 2:10 pm Adelaide Home Skilled Stadium Won by 33 15.13 (103) 10.10 (70) 1 [37][38]
20 Sunday, 19 August – 2:10 pm Kangaroos Away Telstra Dome Won by 27 13.13 (97) 17.16 (118) 1 [39][40]
21 Sunday, 26 August – 2:10 pm Port Adelaide Home Skilled Stadium Lost by 5 15.11 (101) 16.10 (106) 1 [41][42]
22 Saturday, 1 September – 7:10 pm Brisbane Lions Away The Gabba Won by 42 15.13 (103) 22.13 (145) 1 [43][44]

Finals[edit]

Date and Local Time Opponent Home or Away Venue Scores
Result Home Away
Qualifying and Elimination Finals
Sunday, 9 – 2 September:45 pm Kangaroos Home MCG Won by 106 23.18 (156) 8.2 (50)
Preliminary Finals
Friday, 21 – 7 September.50 pm Collingwood Home MCG Won by 5 13.14 (92) 13.9 (87)
Grand Final
Saturday, 29 – 2 September.30 pm Port Adelaide Home MCG Won by 119 24.19 (163) 6.8 (44)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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