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In 2019, the Geelong Cats are thrilled to be joining the AFL Womens competition. 

The Cats have announced the first group of players to join the team:

  • Rebecca Goring
  • Renee Garing
  • Mel Hickey
  • Kate Darby
  • Phoebe McWilliams
  • Erin Hoare
  • Richelle Cranston
  • Maddie Boyd
  • Anna Teague
  • Cassie Blakeway
  • Jordan Ivey
  • Danielle Orr
  • Meghan McDonald
  • Julia Crockett-Grills
  • Hayley Trevean
  • Mia-Rae Clifford
  • Hannah Burchell
  • Aasta O'Connor

The club will also have the first two picks in the upcoming AFLW draft.

Stay tuned for more updates on the Cats inaugural AFLW season.


Win-win for McWilliams

For Phoebe McWilliams, the VFLW Grand Final is a win-win

5:24pm  Sep 21, 2018

Missed call leads to second chance

Meghan McDonald says she stayed determined and hopeful in returning to the AFLW

12:40pm  Sep 12, 2018

AFLW: Competition format confirmed

The 2019 AFL Women’s Competition will be played in a newly introduced conference system

11:06am  Sep 7, 2018

AFLW: Two more sign with Cats

Meghan McDonald and Julia Crockett-Grills sign on for inaugural squad

10:19am  Aug 31, 2018

Viva Energy committed to AFLW Cats

Viva Energy has committed to the Cats inaugural AFLW team as a three-year elite partner

8:44am  Aug 29, 2018

AFLW Trio Sign

The Geelong Cats have made three key AFLW signings for 2019

8:16am  Aug 29, 2018

AFLW: Darby eagerly awaits second shot

A more experienced Kate Darby is eagerly awaiting her second shot in the NAB AFL Women's competition

12:08pm  Jun 7, 2018

McWilliams Striving for Personal Best

Phoebe McWilliams will look to keep improving at the Cats.

12:58pm  May 29, 2018

Newest Cat has big dream

Evelyn Dhamarrandji's football dream is taking shape

10:50am  May 23, 2018

AFLW: Cats sign two Giants

Maddie Boyd and Phoebe McWilliams join Cats

4:55pm  May 21, 2018

AFLW: Cats sign premiership star

The Cats have signed premiership star Aasta O’Connor

3:52pm  May 18, 2018

AFLW: Cats get first two picks

Geelong has been granted the first two picks in the AFLW draft at the end of the year

8:32am  May 23, 2018

Cats welcome first AFLW signings

Mel Hickey, Richelle Cranston, Anna Teague and Erin Hoare have become the first Geelong AFLW players in history

4:32pm  May 8, 2018

AFLW: Local six sign on

Local six sign on for the Cats inaugural AFLW season.

8:20am  May 16, 2018

Hood happy with Cats' AFLW preparations

Geelong may not be entering the NAB AFL Women's competition until 2019, but plans are well underway to make that transition as smooth as possible

11:07am  Nov 6, 2017

Decision nears on Cats' AFLW bid

The new licences for the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s competition are expected to be announced during the AFL celebration of football week, following an AFL Commission meeting

10:34am  Aug 16, 2017

Cats to get help with AFLW list build

Geelong and North Melbourne are likely to be granted list concessions when they enter the AFLW competition in 2019

3:30pm  Oct 18, 2017

Cats lodge AFLW bid

Geelong has submitted its bid to be part of the AFL Women’s competition from 2019

5:00pm  Jun 16, 2017

Cats announce Hood as AFLW coach

Cats VFLW Paul Hood has been announced as the club's inaugural AFLW coach

6:20am  Feb 23, 2018