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 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 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 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 9, 1953: St. Kilda v Geelong – ‘Invincible’ Cats

St. Kilda were the next team to fall to the mighty Cats in the 1953 season, outrun by Geelong in the final quarter. Peter Clark’s series on the Cats’ record run of wins 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 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 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 5, 1953: Richmond v Geelong – Goninon punts 11 in the wet

Missing their two dominant rovers, the Cats bludgeoned Richmond in Round Five of the 1953 season, with spearhead George Goninon booting double figures. Peter Clark details the victory in the newest entry to his series.

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.

Geelong’s Record Run – Second Semi Final, 1952: Geelong v Collingwood – Cats through to Grand Final

Collingwood stood in Geelong’s path to the 1952 Grand Final. Peter Clark looks at the 1952 Second Semi Final in his series on Geelong’s Record 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 18, 1952: Geelong v Richmond – Cats make it ten in a row

Geelong wrap up top spot for the 1952 finals series, whilst elsewhere John Coleman closes on another ton. Peter Clark’s Geelong’s Record Run continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 17, 1952: North Melbourne v Geelong – Cats prevail with pace and power

After a strong start, Geelong had to withstand a fast finishing North Melbourne at Arden St. Peter Clark’s recounting of Geelong’s Record Run continues.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 16, 1952: Cats race away from Gorillas

With finals a month away, Geelong faced a red hot Fitzroy team at Kardinia Park. Peter Clark’s series on Geelong’s amazing unbeaten run through 1952-53 continues.