Geelong Falcons

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Geelong Falcons
Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Logo.jpg
Names
Full nameGeelong Falcons Football Club
Nickname(s)Falcons
2019 season
After finals15th
Home-and-away season15th
Club details
Founded1992; 27 years ago (1992)
Colours     Navy Blue      White
CompetitionNAB League
PremiershipsNAB League (3) 1992, 2000, 2017
Ground(s)Central Reserve,
Simonds Stadium
Other information
Official websiteGFFC

The Geelong Falcons is a youth Australian rules football representative club in the NAB League, the Victorian statewide under-18s competition, Victoria, Australia.

The club takes in talented junior players from the Geelong, Colac and Warrnambool regions in order to prepare them for AFL selection. There is an under-15 vline cup side and an under-16 side, but the club's main focus is its under-18 side, who play a longer season.

In 2007, Jimmy Bartel became the first ex-Falcon to win the AFL Brownlow Medal, for the league's best and fairest player, while Jonathan Brown became the first ex-Falcon to win the Coleman Medal for the most goals in the season.

Gary Ablett Jnr also became the first ex-Falcon to win the Leigh Matthews Trophy, for being voted the Most Valuable Player by the AFL Players Association.

Hawthorn half-back Luke Hodge became the first Falcon to win the Norm Smith Medal for his best on ground performance in the 2008 Grand Final against the Geelong Cats.

Nick Maxwell became the first Geelong Falcons player to captain a premiership team when he led Collingwood to the 2010 AFL Premiership.

Honours[edit]

  • Premierships (3): 1992, 2000, 2017
  • Runners-up (2): 1994, 1998
  • Wooden Spoon (1): 2019

Notable Falcons players[edit]

Draftees[edit]

Many notable players in the Australian Football League have been recruited from the Geelong Falcons. These players include:

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