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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

Abbott's F-35 stealth fighter jet pledge gives local manufacturing a lift

David Wroe The founder of the Melbourne manufacturer Marand learnt his trade at the city's Holden plant. Now his company is making carbon fibre and titanium tails for what is promised to be the most formidable...

Sleep deprivation a torture for new parents

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Miki Perkins By Miki Perkins

Private schools offer discounts on Wotif-style site

Benjamin Preiss When is finding a private school like booking a holiday? A new website, School Places, invites independent schools to post last-minute discounted enrolment vacancies that have become available.

2014 Press freedom Australia address

Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker, Investigative journalists for The Age

Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker NICK McKENZIE:

Family, fans and champions say goodbye to coach Tom Hafey

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Mourners stand during the public service for Tom Hafey at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 19, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Hafey was a  former VFL coach and player in a career that spanned 35 years. He passed away on May 12th this year aged 82.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Daniel Cherny, Jessica Wright Legendary former Sydney Swans coach Tommy Hafey ''didn't have time to fear death, he was too busy living life''.

Labor MPs will target electorates to make most of budget fury

Chris Bowen

Mark Kenny and Peter Martin Labor MPs have been told to step up their profiles in their electorates to capitalise on ''a tide of anger'' over the first Abbott-Hockey budget, during a special phone-based meeting of the federal...

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