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Steve Johnson to miss again as Cats look past Hawks

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...

Foot scoreness puts Steve Johnson in doubt

Cats coach Chris Scott acknowledges the efforts of injured forward Steve Johnson after the 2011 grand final.

Peter Hanlon Geelong has struck more immediate concerns with Steve Johnson than his ability to stay out of onfield trouble, with the star midfielder leaving training early on Tuesday with a foot problem that puts...

Geelong rule out Steve Johnson for clash against Carlton

Geelong have ruled out triple-premiership star Steve Johnson for Friday's AFL clash with 13th-placed Carlton at Etihad Stadium.

Geelong rules out Steve Johnson for clash with Carlton

Greg Buckle Geelong have ruled out footsore star Steve Johnson for Friday's AFL clash with Carlton at Etihad Stadium.

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.

Geelong star Steve Johnson in kicking incident with Fremantle's Lachie Neale

Steve Johnson arrives at the tribunal.

Roy Ward Geelong faces another nervous wait for Monday’s AFL match review panel rulings after star Steve Johnson appeared to kick Fremantle’s Lachie Neale on Saturday night.

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Cats took Steve Johnson incident to the tribunal with broader battle in mind

Steve Johnson: Up for the challenge.

Peter Hanlon That you don't generally take risks with a player as good as Steve Johnson is a given. In doing so on Tuesday night - despite privately fearing the tribunal might not share coach Chris Scott's view...

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Geelong to challenge Steve Johnson ban at tribunal

The Cats could be without Steve Johnson.

Jesse Hogan Steve Johnson will face the AFL tribunal on Tuesday evening after Geelong decided the risk of him missing an extra match was a risk worth taking - despite the club's poor record at the tribunal.

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Steve Johnson suspended again as Daniel Merrett, Lindsay Thomas escape

Daniel Merrett was cleared for this incident with Cam Pedersen.

Jesse Hogan Geelong talisman Steve Johnson is facing his fourth suspension of 2014, while Brisbane's Daniel Merrett and North Melbourne's Lindsay Thomas have escaped penalties for highly publicised incidents at...

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Steve Johnson cleared by AFL tribunal for kneeing Scott Thompson

Geelong footballer Steve Johnson

Jesse Hogan and Liam Mannix Steve Johnson's on-field foe from last weekend, Scott Thompson, became his greatest ally at the tribunal when his favourable evidence about carrying a broken rib into the match helped Johnson...

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Cats turn up the heat on Steve Johnson to deliver

Mercurial: Steve Johnson.

Jon Pierik Geelong coach Chris Scott has turned the spotlight on Steve Johnson to deliver a "hard but fair" performance when he returns from suspension in Thursday night's blockbuster against the Swans.

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Steve Johnson, the midfielder who pushes boundaries

Where did he go: Steve Johnson gets away from the chasing pack.

Greg Baum Steve Johnson is matter-of-fact when he explains the evolution of his bag of football kicks.

Footy Prophet: Gary Ablett and Steve Johnson tagged out for now

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Footy Prophet, Matthew James There are some big-name omissions from our rankings this week, headlined by Gary Ablett and Steve Johnson.

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Steve Johnson, Chris Dawes accept one-match bans

Steve Johnson shows the signs of a game opposed to tagger Ryan Crowley.

Jesse Hogan The AFL tribunal will not convene for a second successive week after all players made guilty pleas in order to receive discounted penalties.

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Brad Scott says Steve Johnson incident not worthy of suspension

Brad Scott

Peter Hanlon Brad Scott was at pains to point out that he's not complaining about being spared a Steve Johnson headache, but North Melbourne's coach hopes the Geelong star's one-match suspension will be a...

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Steve Johnson suspended, but he won't be let down by Cats

Steve Johnson.

Peter Hanlon Geelong coach Chris Scott says no consideration had been given to internal disciplinary measures against Steve Johnson despite the gifted playmaker incurring a third suspension for 2013.

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson keen for Cats showdown

Hawk Jordan Lewis during Hawthorn training session at Waverley Park on Friday.

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

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Buddy Franklin loss tougher than Gary Ablett, says Cats boss Colin Carter

Colin Carter:

Jon Pierik While they have been the fiercest of rivals for seven seasons, with another chapter to be played out at the MCG on Saturday night, there is also great respect between Geelong and Hawthorn.

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.

AFL injury list ahead of round 22

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