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Cats and Roos at home under the Etihad roof

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly Much is made of Geelong’s record at its Simonds Stadium home, and rightly so, the Cats having won a phenomenal 54 of their past 57 games at their headquarters over the last eight years.

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Mark Blicavs has Cats' backing to take on the best

Big man: Mark Blicavs has been important for the Cats.

Peter Hanlon Having experimented with the make-up of his ruck division throughout the season, Geelong coach Chris Scott on Tuesday endorsed Mark Blicavs as a player who makes the Cats stronger against the best...

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More Saturday afternoon football at the MCG next year

AFL is set to return to the MCG on Saturday afternoons in season 2015.

Caroline Wilson Saturday afternoon football at the MCG, the once-traditional punctuation mark of winters in Melbourne, will creep back into the AFL calendar next season.

Ross Lyon: Fremantle will get 'nowhere' with this type of footy

Fremantle v Carlton

Brad Elborough Coach Ross Lyon is clearly unimpressed with the standard of football Fremantle has produced in the past two rounds, saying that type of play would take the Dockers "nowhere".

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Dockers hopeful on Matthew Pavlich injury

Matthew Pavlich is assisted from the field during the match between Fremantle and Carlton.

Dockers grab last-gasp victory

Kangaroos deserve more credit this season, says Brad Scott

Kanga capers: Lindsay Thomas  (left) and Michael Firrito share a laugh at training.

Alana Schetzer North Melbourne coach Brad Scott believes his team is getting a rough reception from fans and media over the club’s performance this year.

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Colac's Cats back as an imperial force

Stylish: Colac’s Sean O’Neill shoots for goal against Irrewarra-Beeac

Adam McNicol After Colac Imperials' senior team finished second-last on the ladder in 2008, two of the club's long-time members decided to spearhead a rebuild.

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Repeat of home final unlikely for Cats

Even if Geelong finishes second on the ladder, a home final is unlikely.

Peter Hanlon To Geelong's surprise, even if some late-season musical chairs in the ladder's upper reaches was to end with the "perfect storm" of four Victorian-based games in the first week of September, it's...

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Josh Hunt to play old side for first time in GWS Giants' clash against Geelong Cats

Flashback: Giant Josh Hunt will face his old teammates for the first time on Saturday since leaving the Cats last year.

Andrew Wu Josh Hunt can remember a time when the likes of Steve Johnson, Jimmy Bartel and James Kelly were unproven players - like many of Greater Western Sydney's youngsters.

Mathew Stokes weeks away from Cats AFL return

Mathew Stokes.

Geelong ball magnet Mathew Stokes could return to full training as early as next week.

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Why Shane Kersten may hold the key to Cats' hopes

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Garry Lyon He just needs to find some belief and he could be the ideal foil to Tom Hawkins in attack.

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GWS Giants welcome back young guns for Geelong Cats clash

Back on the field: Giants young gun Jonathon Patton.

Andrew Wu Greater Western Sydney will welcome back No.1 draft picks Jonathon Patton and Tom Boyd as they aim to snap a string of poor performances on Saturday when hosting Geelong.

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GWS Giants give Geelong an almighty scare but Cats sneak home

Contest: Jonathon Patton competes with Geelong's Hamish McIntosh.

Andrew Wu In seasons one and two, Greater Western Sydney's fans came to Spotless Stadium anticipating certain defeat. Now they arrive knowing the Giants will be competitive.

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Current Cats won't cut it in finals

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly Geelong coach Chris Scott says the Cats are a “glass half-full” football club.

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Top-four Cats look for rare win on the road

Jared Rivers and Steven Motlop at a training session on Tuesday.

Emma Quayle Geelong is fit, healthy, on a three-win run and building towards what coach Chris Scott believes will be its most consistent form of the season.

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Cats 'uncertain' on Mathew Stokes injury

Matt Murnane Geelong star Mathew Stokes will miss Friday night's match-up against Essendon, and Cats coach Chris Scott admits the long-term outlook on his ankle injury is "uncertain".

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Beating Cats a defining moment for rising Suns, says Guy McKenna

One in the bag: Harley Bennell gets one of his six goals.

Beating Geelong by 40 points has been hailed as a "fork in the road" in Gold Coast's AFL journey from easybeats to finals contenders.

Mark Thompson fears Cats response

Essendon coach Mark Thompson.

Matt Murnane Essendon coach has cringed all week while the media has taken aim at his former club.

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Ultimate Footy: Fear the Cats

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Rob Dauth, Footy Prophet We all like to make big calls based on small amounts of evidence. A side has one disappointing loss and it's “season over.

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Cats excited about what lies ahead, with top four spot in sight

Hamish McIntosh of the Cats and Will Minson of the Bulldogs compete in the ruck.

Emma Quayle Chris Scott will not argue with the people who keep telling him his Geelong side is no good, but is optimistic and excited about what lies ahead for the team that kept a top four spot in sight with a...