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Geelong’s Record Run – Epilogue

Peter Clark’s mighty series concludes. Peter has recounted every single victory in Geelong’s history-setting run in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. He wraps up the Cats’ remarkable achievement here. (A marvelous effort – Eds.)

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 12, 1953: Hawthorn v Geelong – Hail the ‘Geelong Flyer’

Geelong made it 22 on the trot against Hawthorn, but there were signs that the 1953 Cats were slowing. Peter Clark makes his latest entry to his series on Geelong’s record run.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 7, 1953: Melbourne v Geelong – Demons’ pace tests Cats

Steely defence and a wasteful opposition aided Geelong in defeating a pacey Melbourne at the MCG to continue thier run of victories. Peter Clark’s Geelong’s Record Run series continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 1, 1953: Geelong v Hawthorn – a new season begins.

Geelong opened the new season with a huge win against Hawthorn at KardiniaPark. Peter Clark continues his series on Geelong’s record undefeated run.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 19, 1952: Geelong v Carlton – Cats rev up for finals

Kardinia Park was packed as the Cats battled the Blues in the final home and away round of 1952. Meanwhile, John Coleman chases another ton at Punt Road. Peter Clark continues his coverage of the Geelong record breakers of 1952-53.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 14, 1952: Footscray v Geelong – Menacing Dogs chase Cats

Geelong’s next challenge was a tricky encounter against Footscray at the Western Oval. Meanwhile, the Helsinki Olympics were in full swing. Peter Clark continues his series on the record-breaking Geelong team of 1952-53.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 13, 1952: Geelong v Melbourne – Geelong in full flight

Peter Clark continues his series on Geelong’s unbeaten run in 1952-53. Today it’s the Round 13 clash against the Demons at Kardinia Park, with profiles of debutant Harry Herbert and Melbourne’s Stuart Spencer.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 10 1952: Geelong v Hawthorn – Experienced Cats too clever for Hawks

Peter Clark continues his run through Geelong’s record breaking winning streak during 1952-53. In Round 10, the Hawks hosted the Cats at Glenferrie Oval.

Geelong’s Record Run: Round 9 1952 – Geelong v South Melbourne (The start of the run)

Was the VFL’s greatest winning run sparked by a thrashing at the Brisbane Exhibition Ground? Peter Clark commences his run through Geelong’s record breaking winning streak during 1952-53.

Geelong’s Record Run: Introducing Peter Clark’s new column for 2021

Peter Clark introduces his new column which is sure to be popular again: an account of footy, other sport, and life during Geelong run of 26 games without a defeat through 1952 and 1953.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 14, 1953: Geelong v Collingwood – The end of the run

It was 26 and out for Geelong, who were defeated by Phonse Kyne’s Magpies at Kardinia Park on August 1st, 1953. Four goals to one in the final quarter were enough to stop Geelong’s remarkable run. Peter Clark enters his penultimate piece into his mammoth series.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 13, 1953: Geelong v Footscray – All aboard the ‘Eaglehawk Express’

A Peter Pianto masterclass, with help from Noel Rayson, aided Geelong in winning game number 26 on the trot. Peter Clark’s series on Geelong’s record run continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 11, 1953: Geelong v North Melbourne – Cats take record…by a whisker

Geelong break Collingwood’s record by the barest of margins, defeating North Melbourne at home by a point. Peter Clark covers the 21st win in Geelong’s record run of wins.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 10, 1953: Carlton v Geelong – Cats coast home

Peter Clark’s newest entry to his series sees Geelong scrape a win at Princes Park, as a fast-finishing Carlton team waste a golden opportunity. Geelong’s record run continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 8, 1953: Geelong v Fitzroy – Cats bewilder ‘Roys

Geelong’s dominance of the 1953 season was further established as the Cats ran roughshod over a meek Fitzroy outfit. Peter Clark’s series on Geelong’s record run of wins continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 6, 1953: Geelong v South Melbourne – 1952 flag unfurled

Peter Clark’s newest entry to his series on Geelong’s record run of wins sees the Cats unfurl thier premiership flag before trouncing South Melbourne.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 4, 1953: Geelong v Essendon – cool Cats curtail Coleman

Geelong’s miserly defence held John Coleman to just four goals in its victory over Essendon in Round Four, 1953. Peter Clark continues his ongoing series on the Cats’ dominant run.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 3, 1953: Collingwood v Geelong – fanatical fighting spirit versus power and class

Peter Clark continues his series on Geelong’s record run of wins in 1953 with the Cats’ Round Three defeat of Collingwood.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 2, 1953: Footscray v Geelong – a blue and white blizzard.

Geelong dominated an undermanned Footscray to consolidate a flying start to the 1953 season. Peter Clark continues his series on Geelong’s undefeated run.

Geelong’s Record Run – 1952 Grand Final: Geelong v Collingwood – Geelong back-to-back VFL premiers

It was Geelong v Collingwood in the 1952 Grand Final. Geelong were looking for consecutive premierships for the first time in the club’s history. Peter Clark’s coverage of the record-breakers of 1952-53 hits a high point.