The 2008 Geelong Football Club season
was the club's 109<sup>th</sup> season in the Australian Football League
(AFL). Geelong finished the regular season in first position on the ladder, earning the club a second-consecutive McClelland Trophy
, and its ninth overall. Geelong's regular season record was impressive (21 wins, 1 loss), the best performance of a team in the home-and-away season since Essendon Football Club
. Geelong then went on to win its Qualifying and Preliminary finals in succession, earning a place in the 2008 AFL Grand Final
, and the chance for a second-consecutive premiership. However, Geelong failed to capitalise on its outstanding performance during the season, losing the premiership in a Grand Final thriller.
Geelong signed up a club record 36,850 club members for the season,
Geelong did well in the home and away season and finished four games and percentage clear on top of the ladder. It was a season out of the box where a lack of injuries resulted in the team winning 21 out of the 22 games & finished with a percentage of 161.84(The only loss was to Collingwood in round 9 by a massive 86 points).With the team widely considered to be premiership favorites the Cats were almost unbackable favourites to win the 2008 AFL... Read More