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AFL Round 16, Geelong v Western Bulldogs

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Liam Picken of the Bulldogs marks the ball in front of Shane Kersten of the Cats during the round 16 AFL match between the Geelong Cats and the Western Bulldogs at Skilled Stadium on July 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Geelong is still in the top four after defeating the Western Bulldogs by 13 points in horrendous conditions at Simonds Stadium on Sunday evening. Final score, 10.9 (69) to 7.14 (56).

AFL Round 7, Geelong v Richmond

Geelong v Richmond AFL MCG , Trent Cotchin evades a Geelong pack of players
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Sunday the 4th of May 2014

Geelong has only lost one game in the seven matches it's played this season and this wasn't one of them. The 35,000 spectators at the MCG watched the Cats trounce the Tigers to win by five points.

Geelong Cup 2012

Geelong Cup 2012

Jessie, K J and Ryhan (right) watch the Fashions On The Fields at the Geelong Cup races.
24th October 2012.
Photo by Jason South.

Punters enjoy a day of racing and fashion at the Geelong Cup, where jockey Glen Boss rode British import Gatewood to a win in the Group 3 race.

AFL Geelong v Carlton

AFL. Round 3.Geelong V Carlton at Etihad Stadium. Geelong's Paul Chapman battles with Carlton's Bryce Gibbs.13th April 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

The Sunday Age photographer Sebastian Costanzo presents a series of action-packed images from the thrilling victory of Geelong over Carlton at Etihad Stadium.

AFL Round 19: Geelong v North Melbourne

Geelong's Joel Selwood chrases into North's Taylor Hine at Etihad Stadium.

In a major upset, North Melbourne stunned Geelong to win by ten points at Etihad Staudium. Age photographer Sebastian Costanzo captured all the action from the match. Final scores 15-6-96 to 13-8-86.

Geelong tourist killed in 'sleepwalk balcony plunge'

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Megan Levy A 33-year-old Geelong man has died after falling from a hotel balcony in Thailand.

AFL Round 2 Hawthorn v Geelong

AFL Round 2.Geelong v Hawthorn.

AFL Round 2 Hawthorn v Geelong at MCG, Melbourne Sunday 9th 2012.

AFL Round 3 Geelong v North Melbourne

2012 AFL Season. Round 3. Geelong vs North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.
Kangaroo Sam Wright leaps over teammate Michael Firrito as he breaks the tackle applied by Cats midfielder James Kelly.
Melbourne. 15 April 2012.
Picture by PAUL ROVERE / THE AGE

Geelong vs North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on Sunday 15th April 2012.

AFL wrap: Geelong still the team to beat

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AFL writers Scott Spits and Sam Lane assess all the action from round seven.

Shifting sands

Marcus Lee

A dream job in the Dubai property market turned into a nightmare for Marcus Lee when he was imprisoned on a false bribery charge.

Marcus Lee opens fire on Matt Joyce after five years trapped in Dubai

Marcus Lee moments after arriving with wife Julie at Sydney
International airport returning from Dubai where Marcus was detained
for five years on fraud charges that were acquitted three times.
Sydney,NSW. 20th January,2014. Photo: Kate Geraghty


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Rick Feneley  Marcus Lee, one of the Australian property executives trapped in Dubai for almost five years, has described tensions with his fellow countryman and prisoner Matt Joyce and the day that Mr Joyce...

Study shows gay athletes face rampant homophobia

Jay Claydon

Jill Stark It started with whispers in the change rooms and ended with a call from his coach.

Myer refers bogus job applicant to police

Jeff Flanaga.

Tom Cowie, Colin Kruger Myer is preparing to hand over a dossier to fraud squad investigators after it was duped into hiring a senior executive who faked his CV.

Despite Ian Thorpe's announcement, 'poofter' remark from commentator shows how far we have to go

Putting all his cards down on the table: Ian Thorpe.

Eryk Bagshaw As Geelong AFL player Harry Taylor was carried on the shoulders of his team mates, he farewelled the crowd with a royal wave.

Patients put at risk of addiction

Julia Medew Too many Australians are being sent home from hospital with large amounts of powerful painkillers, putting them and others at risk of addiction and unintentional overdose, doctors say.

Family of Leo Seemanpillai may not get visas for funeral, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says

Scott Morrison.

Deborah Gough Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has said the family of a refugee, who died after setting himself alight, would face "very real difficulties" in obtaining visitor visas to attend his funeral if...

Leo battled with 'fear of being deported back'

Leo Seemanpillai

Timna Jacks Tamil friends of 29-year-old Leo Seemanpillai say they “are all in the same situation” as their friend who doused his body with petrol and lit himself on fire.

Bigamist Duke Alex Montagu in trouble again for no-show in Las Vegas court

Tim Barlass A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the Australian-born 13th Duke of Manchester.

AFL encounter makes for good drama

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Ben Pobjie Among elite sport's numerous addictive properties, high on the list has always been its ability to generate narratives: serpentine intrigues, soaring epics and frothy soap operas all find their way...

First look inside WWI submarine

The crew of the Australian Naval submarine AE2 grouped on the deck. The photograph was probably taken in the Gallipoli area.

Bridie Smith One of the last untouched 'time capsules' from the First World War has been glimpsed for the first time, as Australian scientists and historians finally managed to film inside the historic wreck of...