Jimmy Bartel

Jimmy Bartel

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 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
Photo Pat Scala The Age
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 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 says 'macho culture' is on the wane

Jimmy Bartel

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...

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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.

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AFL Round 5: Geelong v Hawthorn

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Ronny Lerner One of the great modern day rivalries in the AFL. What will happen in the latest instalment on Easter Monday?

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2014 AFL round five teams

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The selected teams for the Easter weekend of footy.

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Geelong a class above West Coast

Cat gets cream: Steve Johnson marks during Geelong's win over West Coast.

Peter Hanlon Chris Scott has not shied away from putting the onus on his youngest Cats to step up and make this team their own.

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AFL Express: Saturday April 5

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Ronny Lerner All the action from today's five AFL matches

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Cats see off dogged challenge from Pies

Travis Cloke and Tom Lonergan

Jason Phelan Geelong has seen off a dogged challenge from Collingwood to continue its unbeaten start to the season.

Eagles find it tough going on the road to Geelong

Brad Elborough The last time West Coast defeated Geelong in Geelong it was round 10, 2006, when Gary Ablett was still a Cat and Ben Cousins still an Eagle.

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Is it the (fantasy) end of Dane Swan?

Geelong's Joel Selwood and Collingwood's Dane Swan battle for possession.

Josh Elliott, Footy Prophet After three rounds, fantasy coaches are being left with a terrifying question.

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The Paul Chapman decision

Paul Chapman

Jake Niall Essendon's decision to recruit Paul Chapman involved little agonising.

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Ch-ch-ch-changes: which clubs are doing what

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Opposition Analyst The "Thin White Duke" (aka David Bowie) sang of "Ch-ch-ch-changes", and how he was "just gonna have to be a different man".

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AFL 2014 round four teams

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All the teams for round four of the 2014 AFL season.

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AFL Express: Saturday 12 April

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Ronny Lerner All the action from today's five AFL matches.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 1 votes

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The following are the first-round votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award.

Last season was nearly Nick Maxwell's last

Caroline Wilson Former Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell almost retired at the end of 2013.

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Cameron Guthrie success on Patrick Dangerfield should be a pointer to all

Matthew Lloyd North Melbourne coach Brad Scott has faced enormous criticism for North Melbourne’s performance in the first round, most critically for allowing Essendon’s captain and most influential...