Geelong Cricket Association
The Geelong Cricket Association is the main cricket organisation in the Geelong area. It is affiliate with Cricket Victoria. It currently has 37 teams competing in 3 divisions as well as junior competitions.
The Geelong Cricket Association was first formed in 1896 with six foundation clubs Capulets, Clarendon, Geelong, Magpies, Non Descripts and Yarra Street Wesleyans. Also successful to begin with the competition began to struggle and was forced to disband in 1913.
In 1928 the Geelong Cricket Association was reformed with six new clubs Geelong City, Geelong Footballers, Geelong West, Newtown & Chilwell, North Geelong and South Geelong forming the new competition.
As of today the competition runs 3 divisions. Turf cricket is mandatory for First and Second XI’s in the First and Second Division, whilst the Third Division has a mixture of turf and hard wicket cricket. The competition currently runs 14 grades across all divisions.
In the 2009/10 season the GCA also introduced a Twenty-20 competition spanning all divisions.
The most successful GCA club has been Newtown & Chilwell who have won 20 Division One 1st XI premierships, followed by North Geelong with 10.
Grovedale are the current reigning Division 1 premiers defeating St Josephs in the 2016/17 grand final going back to back.
Division One Division Two Division Three Bell Post HillP Alexander Thomson Bannockburn East Belmont Guild St Marys Bell Park Geelong City HightonR Corio Geelong West Manifold Heights Corio Bay Grovedale Marshall Inverleigh Lara Modewarre Lethbridge Leopold Newcomb & District Little River Murgheboluc St Albans Breakwater Meredith Newtown & Chilwell St Peters North Shore North Geelong Thomson Shelford South Barwon Torquay Teesdale St Josephs Waurn Ponds Winchelsea
P Promoted after 2013-14 season
R Relegated after 2013-14 season
- Anakie (5ths/6ths only)
Division 1 Division 2 Division 3 GCA T20 Season Premiers Runners Up Premiers Runners Up Premiers Runners Up Premiers Runners Up 2017/18 East Belmont North Geelong Bell Park Torquay Thomson Modewarre Geelong City Newtown & Chilwell 2016/17 Grovedale St Josephs Newcomb & District Highton Little River Bannockburn East Belmont South Barwon 2015/16 Grovedale East Belmont St Albans Breakwater St Peters Shelford Bannockburn East Belmont Leopold 2014/15 St Josephs North Geelong Marshall Thomson Teesdale Meredith East Belmont Grovedale 2013/14 St Josephs South Barwon Bell Post Hill Thomson Shelford Teesdale Murgheboluc East Belmont 2012/13 East Belmont South Barwon Newcomb & District St Albans Breakwater Bell Park Meredith East Belmont Lara 2011/12 Grovedale Geelong West Geelong City St Albans Breakwater Lethbridge Meredith Lara East Belmont 2010/11 Geelong West Grovedale St Albans Breakwater Geelong City Lethbridge Bell Park South Barwon Newtown & Chilwell 2009/10 Lara Geelong West Thomson Alexander Thomson Modewarre Teesdale Grovedale East Belmont 2008/09 Geelong West Grovedale North Shore Thomson Teesdale Guild-St Marys 2007/08 Grovedale South Barwon Waurn Ponds Guild-St Marys 2006/07 North Geelong East Belmont St Peters Manifold Heights 2005/06 East Belmont Grovedale Manifold Heights Alexander Thomson 2004/05 East Belmont Geelong City 2003/04 Grovedale St Josephs 2002/03 Bell Post Hill St Josephs 2001/02 Bell Post Hill North Geelong 2000/01 Newtown & Chilwell Geelong City 1999/00 Newtown & Chilwell Bell Post Hill 1998/99 North Geelong St Josephs 1997/98 East Belmont Geelong City 1996/97 North Geelong East Belmont 1995/96 North Geelong Leopold 1994/95 Leopold East Belmont 1993/94 Leopold North Geelong 1992/93 East Belmont St Josephs 1991/92 Newtown & Chilwell North Geelong 1990/91 Geelong West East Belmont 1989/90 Newtown & Chilwell East Belmont 1988/89 St Josephs North Geelong 1987/88 Newtown & Chilwell North Geelong 1986/87 Thomson Grovedale 1985/86 Geelong City Geelong West 1984/85 East Belmont Newtown & Chilwell 1983/84 Newtown & Chilwell Geelong West 1982/83 Newtown & Chilwell North Geelong 1981/82 Newtown & Chilwell Thomson 1980/81 Newtown & Chilwell Thomson 1979/80 Newtown & Chilwell G.W.C&F.C. 1978/79 Newtown & Chilwell South Barwon 1977/78 East Belmont Newtown & Chilwell 1976/77 South Barwon G.W.C.&F.C. 1975/76 South Barwon* Newtown & Chilwell 1974/75 St Josephs Geelong City 1973/74 Newtown & Chilwell South Barown 1972/73 South Barwon East Belmont 1971/72 North Geelong East Belmont 1970/71 Corio South Barwon 1969/70 Leopold Corio 1968/69 South Barwon Newtown & Chilwell 1967/68 Leopold G.W.C&F.C. 1966/67 G.W.C&F.C. Corio 1965/66 Corio South Barwon 1964/65 G.W.C&F.C. South Barwon 1963/64 Corio Geelong City 1962/63 G.W.C&F.C. Corio 1961/62 South Barwon G.W.C&F.C. 1960/61 Newtown & Chilwell Corio 1959/60 Newtown & Chilwell Geelong City 1958/59 Newtown & Chilwell Leopold 1957/58 Corio Leopold 1956/57 G.W.C&F.C. Corio 1955/56 Newtown & Chilwell G.W.C&F.C. 1954/55 Geelong City G.W.C&F.C. 1953/54 Geelong City Corio 1952/53 G.W.C&F.C. Geelong City 1951/52 Geelong City Newtown & Chilwell 1950/51 Geelong West CYMS 1949/50 G.W.C&F.C. High School East 1948/49 Newtown & Chilwell* Geelong West 1947/48 Geelong West Geelong Footballers 1946/47 Geelong Footballers Geelong West 1945/46 G.W.C&F.C.* Newtown & Chilwell * No Semis due to washouts. 1941/42 Ford Motor Company Geelong West 1940/41 Federal Mill North Geelong 1939/40 Geelong Footballers (B Grade) Federal Mill 1939/40 Ford Motor Company (A Grade) Newtown & Chilwell 1938/39 High School East* Federal Mill 1937/38 Geelong West High School East 1936/37 Federal Mill Geelong Footballers 1935/36 Newtown & Chilwell Geelong Footballers 1934/35 Newtown & Chilwell East Geelong 1933/34 Geel.West & Geel.Footballers 1932/33 Geelong West South Geelong 1931/32 South Geel. & Geel.Footballers 1930/31 South Geelong North Geelong 1929/30 North Geelong Geelong City 1928/29 Newtown & Chilwell North Geelong 1912/13 East Geelong# (Pre WW1) 1911/12 East Geelong# (Pre WW1) 1910/11 South Geelong# (Pre WW1) 1909/10 Geelong B Kardinia 1908/09 Geelong B Clarendon 1907/08 Geelong B# 1906/07 Geelong B# 1905/06 Corio# (Pre WW1) 1904/05 Geelong B# 1903/04 Corio# (Pre WW1) 1902/03 Clarendon# # Most wins premiers. 1901/02 Geelong B Corio (Pre WW1) 1900/01 Corio (Pre WW1) Clarendon 1899/00 Geelong Clarendon 1898/99 Geelong# 1897/98 Geelong Non Descripts 1896/97 Non Descripts Geelong