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Joel Selwood (left) and Patrick Dangerfield have formed a lethal midfield combination.

Geelong's mid-season report card

Wins against Hawthorn, Adelaide, GWS, North Melbourne, the Western Bulldogs and West Coast have stamped Geelong's authority as a premiership contender.

Ling questions Geelong attitude

Geelong's Steven Motlop was well below his best in the shock loss to St Kilda.

Geelong premiership captain Cameron Ling has questioned the mindset of Cats players after Chris Scott's side slumped to their third upset defeat in just over a month.

Cats' Mitch Clark not far away

Mitch Clark may soon be playing AFL again.

Geelong coach Chris Scott says he was tempted to bring talented forward Mitch Clark into the line-up to face St Kilda but feels more game time in the VFL will have him primed for the AFL finals.

Cats lose Caddy to knee injury

Mid-season woes: Josh Caddy of the Cats.

Geelong midfielder Josh Caddy will sit out at least six weeks after injuring his knee in the Cats' win over the Western Bulldogs on the weekend.

Dogs won't risk Boyd until ready: Beveridge

Luke Beveridge speaks to his players during the loss to the Cats.

Despite his side kicking just five goals on Saturday night, Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says the club won't risk playing Tom Boyd in the seniors until the key forward is ready.

Cats cream the Bulldogs

Bulldog Fletcher Roberts and Geelong's Tom Hawkins tussle at Etihad Stadium.

Geelong does it very efficiently against the Western Bulldogs, taking top spot on the ladder with a thumping 57-point win at Etihad Stadium.

Live: Cats v Dogs

Pivotal: Patrick Dangerfield of the Cats.

Top spot is up for grabs as the Western Bulldogs square off with Geelong at Etihad Stadium.