One of the leading clubs that is the envy of many as they head to the end of this season is Geelong with an 11-1 record as of writing. Before heading out to the AFL team store, it might be best to let the public know why this is an important matter that needs to be discussed. While others might think that it just meant the club is heading out to a game this coming September, there is something more if you look at the history of Australian Football League. Upon inspection, one might come to the conclusion that the players of Chris Scott is actually on their road to reaching the Grand Final.
Based on the history of the club, whenever the Cats begin their season with a score of either 11-1 or 12-0, it guarantees that they are surely stepping foot into the Grand Final. One the three separate cases when it actually happened, with the most recent was way back in 2011, the club was known to come out as the victor of the premiership.
This article is in no way jinxing the chances of Geelong winning but the statistics is clearly on their side this time. This is not surprising as the club is known to be aiming to add another trophy to their already remarkable collection.
As Geelong is making its way to the top of the AFL ladder, the club is making sure to retain their grip as strong as possible. This was proven by the performance between Gary Ablett and Patrick Dangerfield who both scored 67 points in order to defeat Richmond during the game held at MCG.
The first two successful goals were made by the Tigers which led them to 11 points during the quarter mark but in an expected way the Cats were able to get ahead with 11 majors that resulted to a victory of 104 to 37.
If history is to be trusted, fans should get their hands on those merch at the AFL team store because in 1925, Geelong won after starting with 11-1 and in 1953, they made it to the Grand Final with 12-0. A beginning of 11-1 in 2008 led them to the grand final while they won the premiership after getting 12-0 in 2009. The latest was in 2011 with season beginner of 12-0 wherein they also won the premiership. This 2019, everyone is holding their breath if history will repeat itself or not.