Jimmy Bartel

Jimmy Bartel

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson keen for Cats showdown

The meeting of Hawthorn and Geelong all but guarantees a legendary match, despite Clarkson's poor record against the Cats.

Jimmy Bartel and Steve Johnson could return for Hawks clash

Harry Taylor, Joel Selwood and Josh Caddy sing the club song in the rooms after Geelong's victory on Friday night.

Liam Mannix All three senior players who missed Geelong’s match against the Blues are a chance to return next week for the grudge match against the Hawks, according to Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Jimmy Bartel in Geelong's forward plans

Jimmy Bartel

Jimmy Bartel kicked 16 goals in 2013 playing largely as a half-back and now Geelong wants to see what the Brownlow Medallist can do as a forward.

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Jimmy Bartel backs Hamish McIntosh for Geelong debut

Hamish McIntosh.

Peter Hanlon Jimmy Bartel has given Hamish McIntosh a tick of support if the former North Melbourne ruckman gets the nod to play his first game as a Cat on Thursday night.

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The early signs of Jimmy Bartel's greatness

Jimmy Bartel.

Peter Hanlon Cat Jimmy Bartel's first game was Peter Riccardi's 200th, and Dustin Fletcher's 173rd. Riccardi recalls the trio featuring in a passage of play that would define a career that has invited universal...

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Jimmy Bartel stars in 250th game as Cats beat Crows

Geelong Cats v Adelaide Crows Simonds Stadium AFL Round 1 , Jimmy Bartel is chaired off in his 250th game
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Thursday the 20th of March 2014

Peter Hanlon Over the long, barren days of summer, football fans dream of balmy March nights when their heroes are as fit and tanned as they will be all year, and their most beloved plays as if ball and opponents...

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Jimmy Bartel says 'macho culture' is on the wane

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Jon Pierik Geelong great Jimmy Bartel believes the "macho culture" that once prompted players to remain on the field after a heavy head knock is abating, as Swedish researchers discover a new way to test for...

Jimmy Bartel delivers goods as defender

Ultimate Footy.

Matthew James, Footy Prophet With Adelaide and Collingwood playing on Thursday night, this week's rankings look a little different. The Crows and Magpies have been excluded, along with players from the six teams on the bye.

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Jimmy Bartel accepts one-game ban

Jimmy Bartel.

Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel will miss Geelong's clash against St Kilda on Saturday night after accepting a one-match suspension.

2014 AFL round 22 teams

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The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.

Hawks drop Ben McEvoy for AFL blockbuster

Ben McEvoy.

Hawthorn has recalled Jonathon Ceglar at the expense of fellow ruckman Ben McEvoy for Saturday night's round-22 AFL blockbuster against Geelong at the MCG.

Brownlow Medal bolters

Richmond's Dustin Martin is 101-1 to win the Brownlow Medal. With 13 chances to poll, he is worth a flutter.

Will Brodie This might be the year in which a player unfavoured by punters is awarded the AFL's highest individual honour.

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AFL injury list ahead of round 22

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The injury list ahead of round 22 in the AFL premiership season 2014.

Steve Johnson to miss again as Cats look past Hawks

Hawthorn's Jordan Lewis and Geelong's Steve Johnson come to grips.

Peter Hanlon Hawthorn is on its doorstep, but Geelong's focus on what lies around the corner is such that it is open to entering Saturday night's game without not only Steve Johnson, but Jimmy Bartel and perhaps...

Essendon's Jake Carlisle confident of returning for Gold Coast clash

Jake Carlisle.

Liam Mannix Essendon’s reborn key forward Jake Carlisle is confident of returning this week from a back injury.

Blues upbeat, star Cats out

Mick Malthouse at training.

Matt Murnane Carlton coach Mick Malthouse says his players are ready to develop into a contender next season.

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2014 round 21 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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AFL Round 21: Geelong v Carlton

Carlton v Geelong

Ronny Lerner Does this match represent a significant danger for Geelong? The Cats are suddenly being talked up more and more for their premiership chances despite a huge scare at home to Fremantle last week.

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Cats use a life, Blues get one

Any which way: Geelong's Joel Selwood leads the Blues on a merry dance.

Greg Baum Geelong’s sighs of relief and Carlton’s boos echoed through the Etihad chamber at the final siren, but the feature of this game that might resound furthest into the future was the...

David Mundy's narrow miss hands Geelong a thrilling win

Flying star: Docker Nat Fyfe grabs a high mark during Geelong’s two-point victory at Simonds Stadium on Saturday night.

Peter Hanlon With his coach Ross Lyon standing on the sidelines - having marched out of the box in frustration in a frantic finish - Docker David Mundy narrowly missed a shot at goal after the siren to leave...