With their unexpected loss to
Hawthorn in 2008 there was elation as the Geelong Football Club
won the 2009 Premiership with a hard fought win over Saint Kilda by 12 points..
Australia Post continued the tradition of issuing a SES after the win that had
commenced with Ports win over Brisbane in 2004. It was released on 29th
September and is shown above. The selvedge of the stamp
shows the Premiership Cup which is
the Geelong permanent pictorial postmark.
Gary Ablett Jnr
won the Brownlow Medal and
Paul Chapman won the Norm Smith Medal for best on
ground in the Grand Final. Coversplease released both covers as well as one for
The team below shows the Geelong 2009 AFL issue
postmarked with the Geelong permanent pictorial postmark on the day of the Grand
Final 26th September 2009..