Geelong Cats

Best of the best: The top 10 games of 2016

Geelong v Hawthorn

The 2016 AFL season saw great comebacks, neck and neck tussles, and several kicks to win games, one in a final no less. These, in our view, were the 10 best games of 2016.

New Cat Parfitt to wear Bartel's No.3

Sporting pedigree: Geelong's new recruit Brandan Parfitt (second from right) is a relative of Olympic gold medal-winner ...

New Cat Brandan Parfitt will be working hard over the summer, hoping to create his own success story wearing recently-retired great Jimmy Bartel's famous No.3.

The Cats, from days of grey to days of glory

Breakthrough: The Cats of 2007.

During the '90s, James Button, then a Fairfax journalist, wrote an exceptional piece about being a Geelong supporter and watching the Cats each week with his father, Labor Senator and Hawke government minister John Button, and brother Nick. You'd see them at the footy – three highly intelligent men with anxious looks on their faces.