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Cats and Roos at home under the Etihad roof
The Age
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 past eight years. But when the Cats step on to Etihad Stadium on Saturday in a ...
End of an era as Geelong smelting plant closes, hundreds lose jobs
Channel 9 News
There were hugs and handshakes in the car park of a Geelong smelter today, as hundreds of workers at Alcoa's Point Henry plant prepared to hang up their 'high-vis'. This morning, three long-term employees were given the honour of cutting power to Pot ...
Ball sports Kelly: Geelong's 250-game joker
The Age
Milestones, it's said, are only numbers, and to this he has a very Geelong take - so many of his peers have reached the mark before him, it feels almost normal. In his 15 years at the club five players have finished up with a games tally above 250 (and ...
Larrikin James Kelly's steel edge helps the Cats to walk tall
The Australian
Footage shows Kelly strip down to his briefs, jump into the club's spa before dragging a cardboard contraption resembling a polling booth, complete with captain Joel Selwood's number and image, into the middle of the water. Selwood, the Geelong superstar, ...
Festival of Sails 2015 - Get ready for a sensational summer of sailing
Sail World
The Race Management Committee of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club has been burning the midnight oil to put together an entire month of sailing on Corio Bay, in January next year, with the Notice of Race released today. The New Year will start with upwards ...
Kelly says Cats remain in AFL contention
Ninemsn
Geelong's James Kelly found the Hawthorn-Sydney clash a great game to watch, but the veteran insists the Cats can match the firepower of the AFL's top two teams. The Cats go into round 19 in third spot on percentage, having won just as many games to ...
2015 Festival of Sails: Get ready for a sensational summer of sailing in Geelong
BYM News (press release)
The Race Management Committee of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club has been burning the midnight oil to put together an entire month of sailing on Corio Bay, in January next year, with the Notice of Race released today. The New Year will start with upwards ...
Yahoo!7 NewsJobs blow for Geelong
Yahoo!7 News
when aluminium giant Alcoa finally shuts down its smelter at Geelong. After more than 50 years as one of the region's major employers, it's a crushing blow for the city, which is looking to new industries to create the next generation of jobs. After more than half ...
Valley chances for new Lindsay Park team
Sports News
A couple of last-start city winners spearhead David Hayes and Tom Dabernig's chances of victory at their first metropolitan meeting as training partners on Saturday. But the partnership's first winner could come even sooner at Geelong on the opening day of ...
James Kelly says Geelong is still a legitimate premiership contender
Courier Mail
Geelong coach Chris Scott has backed calls for the AFL to scrap its free agency system, labelling it distasteful and disrespectful. Fox Sports; 29 Jul 2014; Sport/AFL/News. James Kelly prepares for his 250th game. Source: News Corp Australia. Geelong'S ...
AFL.com.auCats' best is good enough to contend, says Kelly
AFL.com.au
THERE is a general view that Geelong is behind the Sydney Swans and Hawthorn in the race for this year's premiership, but veteran Cat James Kelly believes his side belongs in the debate. Geelong is placed third on the ladder, equal with the Swans and ...
AFL Round 19 Preview: North Melbourne v Geelong
Sportal.com.au
Geelong too, will be hoping its second tier players step up. Frontliners Joel Selwood and Steve Johnson have been strong across the past month. But there is improvement to be had from ruckman Hamish McIntosh and ermerging players such as Jordan ...
Geelong boxer Kristy Harris goes down in Commonwealth Games quarterfinal
Geelong Advertiser
Geelong boxer Kristy Harris went down in her Commonwealth Games flyweight bout overnight. Harris, who defeated Kenya's Christine Ongare in the round of 16, was outgunned by Canada's Mandy Bujold in the quarterfinal bout in the early hours of this ...
500 workers clock off at Alcoa
ABC Online
An era has come to an end in Geelong, with the last line shut down at the Alcoa aluminium smelter this morning. Alcoa has been in production at Point Henry since 1963. Its closure leaves 500 workers without a job, in what is a challenging time for ...
The RoarBrisbane are the new Geelong
The Roar
Imagine for a second that this article did not have a headline and the premise of this story had not been blatantly given away with the opening five words. Go into a parallel universe where the headline had been unread and consider these masked players and ...
The AgeAlcoa's Point Henry aluminium smelter in Geelong prepares to close
The Age
It is the latest of the mass-manufacturing job losses to hit Geelong, but Point Henry's demise resonates beyond its economic impact. The Alcoa plant, with its iconic water tower, has been a constant presence, visible to the east across a narrow stretch of Corio ...
Buckley's short term pain to deliver Pies long term gain
The Roar
Since the Mick Malthouse era ended with a 38-point defeat to Geelong in the 2011 grand final, Collingwood have been slowly but steadily sliding down the league rankings. A preliminary final defeat in 2012 was to be followed by a shock home elimination ...
The RoarAFL Round 19 preview
The Roar
Chris and Brad Scott leading the two teams' means nothing as North Melbourne have somehow managed to beat a successful Geelong side for the past few years. Last year, North Melbourne was a team full of potential, but couldn't finish games. Yet against ...
Free agency doomsayers need to calm down
The Roar
The AFL's free agency system has once again received ample coverage in the press over the past week, and none of it positive. Geelong coach Chris Scott voiced his disapproval, claiming free agency flew in the face of the AFL's other attempts to equalise the ...
Shannon Byrnes retires from AFL football after 11 seasons at Geelong and ...
Courier Mail
... coaching opportunities and we are working with him on how that can be developed for the remainder of this season." Byrnes was also a member of the 2006 and 2009 Geelong pre-season premiership teams and finished with 131 AFL games for 117 goals.
Shannon Brynes retires from AFL football after 11 seasons at Geelong and ...
Courier Mail
"When I first came down to the Geelong footy club, all I wanted to do was play one game of footy," he said. "You have to remind yourself that the dreams you have as a kid and as an 18-year-old, and all I wanted to do was play that one game. Then you want to ...
Point Henry smelter to close for good tomorrow
Manufacturers' Monthly
The Point Henry smelter near Geelong will wind up its operations on Thursday after more than 50 years as an aluminium plant. Faced by increased aluminium production from China and the high Australian dollar, the plant became economically unviable and, ...
SuperFooty looks at most improved AFL players at all clubs in 2014 season
Courier Mail
Geelong. Like Macaffer at Collingwood, former defender Cameron Guthrie has turned himself into a permanent and reliable midfield tagger. But what Guthrie has over Macaffer is that he's also won his fair share of the footy, averaging career-high disposals ...
Yahoo!7 NewsEbola virus: Australian researchers use ferrets to develop vaccine for deadly ...
Yahoo!7 News
Australian researchers infecting ferrets to understand the deadly Ebola virus at the CSIRO in Geelong said a vaccine would not come fast enough to stop the current outbreak. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 650 people have ...
Melbourne's Shannon Byrnes retires from AFL
The Canberra Times
Byrnes, a dual premiership player with Geelong before joining the Demons at the end of 2012, will miss the remainder of the season. The 30-year-old, who hasn't played an AFL game since round eight this season, is disappointed the injury caused his early ...
The AgeRoos to shun safe footy: Ziebell
The Age
North Melbourne vice-captain Jack Ziebell has urged his teammates to maintain their attacking mindset and banish thoughts of playing "safe footy" as they seek to rebound against Geelong on Saturday night. Since returning from a four-day break, the ...
AFL.com.auGiants' talls in for long haul: Cameron
AFL.com.au
LEON Cameron is "really, really confident" Greater Western Sydney's line-up will feature the tall trio of Jon Patton, Jeremy Cameron and Tom Boyd for the next decade. The three talls were in strong form against Geelong two weeks ago, and the Giants' coach ...
AFL.com.auInjury forces Demon Byrnes to call it quits
AFL.com.au
A SEASON-ENDING foot injury has forced the immediate retirement of Melbourne forward Shannon Byrnes. The two-time Geelong premiership player last played seniors in round eight this season before suffering the injury in the VFL in June. The 30-year-old, ...
AFL news: Ex-Geelong Cats two-time premiership winner calls time on career
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The 30-year-old has called time on his AFL career due to ankle and foot injuries. The Melbourne Demons have announced today that dual premiership winner Shannon Byrnes has retired from AFL football. Byrnes will retire effective immediately, as a current ...
SBSMelbourne's Byrnes retires from AFL
SBS
Byrnes, a dual premiership player with Geelong before joining the Demons at the end of 2012, will miss the remainder of the season. The 30-year-old, who hasn't played an AFL game since round eight this season, is disappointed the injury caused his early ...
Melbourne FCByrnes announces his retirement
Melbourne FC
The 30-year-old played 131 AFL matches, including 108 with Geelong from 2004-12 and 23 with Melbourne from 2013-14. He played six games this year, with his last appearance coming in round eight against the Western Bulldogs at the MCG. Byrnes then ...
The AgeLabor floats plan for giant pier out into Port Phillip in its Bay West port plan
The Age
Mr Pallas put Labor's case for Bay West to the Committee for Geelong on June 20, arguing it was a better location for Melbourne's next port than Hastings, which is the site the Napthine government is pursuing at an estimated cost of $10 billion.
Preview: North Melbourne v Geelong
AFL.com.au
Geelong has won seven of its past nine games but its most recent win against a top-eight team came in round 10 against its opponent this Saturday night, North Melbourne. Although this makes the Cats' form hard to gauge, North's 2014 form is harder to ...
Ports Minister slams 'ridiculous' proposal
The Canberra Times
Ports Minister slams 'ridiculous' proposal (01:07). Labor's proposal to build an 8km pier near Geelong to cater for large container ships and reduce the need to dredge the port has been labelled as ridiculous by Minister for Ports David Hodgett. 30/07/14.
Point Henry smelter: Sombre days for Alcoa workers as aluminium plant near ...
ABC Online
He is doing a course in boiler-making and said he hoped he could stay in Geelong. "That's the plan at the moment is to stay here," he said, adding he was already looking for work in Melbourne and interstate. Inside the smelter, the mood is one of resignation.
Geelong coach Chris Scott slams AFL free agency system
ABC Online
Geelong coach Chris Scott has launched an extraordinary attack on the AFL's free agency system, saying he and the club do not support it. The Cats were victims of the most high-profile defection since free agency's introduction when Brownlow medallist Gary ...
Fifth man charged with murder of Michael Sleiman in Melbourne on Australia Day
Courier Mail
They included seven clubhouses in Sunshine West, Dandenong South, North Geelong, Kilsyth, Sunbury, Travancore and Pakenham; and residential properties in St Albans, Deer Park, Albanvale, Hillside, Cairnlea, Whittington, Reservoir, Burnside Heights, ...
The GuardianAbolish AFL free agency, says Geelong's Chris Scott
The Guardian
The Geelong coach Chris Scott has launched an extraordinary attack on the AFL's free agency system, saying he and the club don't support it. The Cats were victims of the most high-profile defection since free agency's introduction when Brownlow medallist ...
AFL.com.auFree agents: Who will go and who will stay?
AFL.com.au
Hawthorn and Geelong still seem to be leading the Frawley race, but Collingwood and the Sydney Swans have been strongly linked to the Demon in recent weeks. However, industry sources suggest the Magpies don't have the salary cap space to make a ...
Bikie club raids across Victoria leads to 13 arrests, including five Rebels ...
Courier Mail
They included seven clubhouses in Sunshine West, Dandenong South, North Geelong, Kilsyth, Sunbury, Travancore and Pakenham; and residential properties in St Albans, Deer Park, Albanvale, Hillside, Cairnlea, Whittington, Reservoir, Burnside Heights, ...
The AgeChris Scott says 'distasteful' free agency should be scrapped
The Age
Chris Scott has responded to speculation that Geelong is in the running to land Demon James Frawley by describing free agency as a ''distasteful'' process that is detrimental to loyalty and one he would like to see scrapped. ''I don't think there are many ...
Updated NewsAustralian government warn against West Africa travel
Updated News
Australian's have been warned against travelling to areas affected by Ebola in West Africa after an infected plane passenger introduced the deadly virus to Nigeria. There are fears an outbreak could spread worldwide and scientists in Geelong, Victoria, are ...
The AgeChris Scott wants free agency scrapped, AFLPA wants more of it
The Age
Chris Scott wants free agency scrapped, but the AFL Players Association on Tuesday responded by flagging a preferred model that would dramatically increase the sort of frenzied speculation that Geelong's coach finds so repugnant. While Scott described ...
Inside Australia's Most Isolated Music Scene
theMusic
To put that trip into perspective, 3000kms is Sydney to Melbourne, back to Sydney, back to Melbourne, and then out to Geelong... but with nowhere near as many places to stay - or grab a drink. And these are not one-off trips; these are the standard distances ...
AFL.com.auIn the mix: round 19
AFL.com.au
The Giants will make at least two changes from the side that went down narrowly to Geelong last round, with Tim Mohr (knee) and Jeremy Cameron (shoulder) ruled out for the rest of the season. A call on Heath Shaw's (concussion) availability will be made ...
Scott issues broadside against free agency
SBS
Geelong coach Chris Scott has launched an extraordinary attack on the AFL's free agency system, saying he and the club don't support it. The Cats were victims of the most high-profile defection since free agency's introduction when Brownlow medallist Gary ...
AFL.com.auChris Scott calls for an end to free agency
AFL.com.au
Geelong coach Chris Scott believes the AFL should abolish free agency as part of its push to equalise the competition. The Cats have benefitted from free agency in the past, signing defender Jared Rivers from Melbourne at the end of 2012. And they ...
Music FeedsKing Buzzo Announces Second Melbourne Show
Music Feeds
His acoustic Australian tour is only three weeks away, and now grunge legend and Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne, aka King Buzzo, has announced an extra Melbourne performance for Saturday, 16th August, after selling out the first. King Buzzo will move ...
Geelong major employer Alcoa to close, leaving 500 out of a job
ABC Local
MARK COLVIN: After more than 50 years as one of Geelong's major employers, Alcoa will close its aluminium smelter in just a few days. The closure will leave about 500 workers out of a job and many are wondering what's next for Victoria's second city, with ...
AFL.com.auTwo back as Geelong targets a win for Kelly
AFL.com.au
RUCKMAN Mark Blicavs and midfielder Allen Christensen will return to Geelong's team for Saturday night's big clash against North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium. Blicavs was rested from the Cats' narrow win over Greater Western Sydney on the opening ...
Cats News
AFL news: Ex-Geelong Cats two-time premiership winner calls time on career
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The 30-year-old has called time on his AFL career due to ankle and foot injuries. The Melbourne Demons have announced today that dual premiership winner Shannon Byrnes has retired from AFL football. Byrnes will retire effective immediately, as a ...
AFL.com.auCats' best is good enough to contend, says Kelly
AFL.com.au
Much of the scepticism surrounding Geelong is extrapolated out of its tendency to play patchy football - something Kelly insists the Cats have been working on all season. "We're probably tinkering with it a little bit still," Kelly said ahead of his ...
AFL Round 19 Preview: North Melbourne v Geelong
Sportal.com.au
Geelong too, will be hoping its second tier players step up. Frontliners Joel Selwood and Steve Johnson have been strong across the past month. But there is improvement to be had from ruckman Hamish McIntosh and ermerging players such as Jordan ...
The AgeMelbourne Demons urged to chase Geelong star Steven Motlop
The Age
... Geelong that they can't afford to pay'." Motlop, one of the AFL's most exciting players and crucial to the Cats' premiership hopes, is contracted until the end of 2015. ... We just want Shaun to focus on playing good football and finishing the ...
Geelong coach Chris Scott slams AFL free agency system
ABC Online
Geelong coach Chris Scott has launched an extraordinary attack on the AFL's free agency system, saying he and the club do not support it. The Cats were victims of the most high-profile defection since free agency's introduction when Brownlow medallist ...
The AgeCurrent Cats won't cut it in finals
The Age
Geelong coach Chris Scott says the Cats are a "glass half-full" football club, but there is no reason they should be in that position, given their talent, experience and record. Geelong has done enough in 2014 to win 13 of its 17 games, including six ...
CATS PUSHED TO BRINK BY GIANTS The Cattery 
GWS Giants matched another top side in its Round 18, seven-point loss to ... Courier Mail 
Shane Kersten kicks on to become a Geelong front-liner The Australian 
AFL.com.au  - New Zealand Herald 
AFL.com.au'That footy is going to take us nowhere', says Lyon
AFL.com.au
The Dockers travel to Geelong next Saturday night to face the Cats in a critical match for both sides. The Dockers beat Geelong in last year's qualifying final at Simonds Stadium but Lyon was adamant that result has no relevance to next week's clash.
Geelong teach Western Bulldogs some lessons in wet weather football at ...
Courier Mail
The Cats had to lay a staggering 129 tackles, second higher in AFL\VFL history, to ward off these determined Dogs to ensure the hard-earned 13-point win. In such slippery conditions, the innate talent bubbles to the surface. And Motlop's incredibly one ...
Reform free agency to aid all: Hardwick
YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick wants the AFL to look at adopting the NFL's `Final Four' rule regarding free agency. The National Football League introduced `Final Four' and `Final Eight' laws in 2010, when there was no salary cap as a collective ...
The RoarBrisbane are the new Geelong
The Roar
In 2001, Geelong coach Mark Thompson was still finding his feet at AFL level and questions remained about whether he could lead the Cats to future success. This was the first year that he had a high number of draft picks to work with and along with his ...
Umpire insider: Be prepared
AFL.com.au
We can't have a competition without umpires but it's sometimes easy to forget them. AFL Media senior reporter Ashley Browne and photographer Lachlan Cunningham recently spent the best part of a week embedded with the AFL umpires, managers and ...
The West AustralianGeelong, Port Adelaide fined $5000 for tardy paperwork
The Age
On the Cats, the AFL said "Ken Wood, Manager TPP and List Management said the Geelong Cats Football Club had fully co-operated in the matter and this and other mitigating factors, including that the breach was an administrative error and not ...
Lemon's winners and losers, AFL Round 17 The Roar 
Canadian team heads to Australian rules football tourney
OurWindsor.ca
The men's championship match will be contested at the 100,000-seat Melbourne Cricket Ground and serve as a warm-up for an AFL Premier League game between the Geelong Cats and Hawthorne Hawks. Roberts, who works as an insurance adjuster, said ...
Rippa.comSydney Swans v Essendon Bombers - AFL Live Stream, Preview, Team News ...
Rippa.com
Despite their high possession brand of football, the multi-talented Swans rank first for tackles (74.8) with half-forward Ben McGlynn (7.1) and Kennedy (6.5) leading from the front. The Bombers continue to dominate marks (113.3) this season, topping ...
Melbourne FCNo regrets joining Dees: Byrnes
Melbourne FC
Having started his career as a rookie with the Cats, before making his AFL debut in 2004, Byrnes said it made him appreciate the opportunity even more. "If anything, it can be a good thing for a young player to earn it from an early age," he said ...
AFL.com.auTalking points: Geelong v Western Bulldogs
AFL.com.au
Amazingly Geelong also had 85 marks compared to the Western Bulldogs 25, which is probably no surprise given the Cats have wet-weather marking machine, Harry Taylor, in the team. Taylor, in his 150th game, took 11 marks. The Cats fans were ... Poor ...
Geelong Cats vs Western Bulldogs live scores, results - 2014 AFL Round 16 Sports News 
Talking Points: Western Bulldogs v Geelong Western Bulldogs 
Cats excited about what lies ahead, with top four spot in sight The Age 
The RoarEssendon: The waking giant
The Roar
Since James Hird took over the coaching reigns, Essendon have moved towards a high possession game style, much like the Geelong teams coached by Mark Thompson. Geelong led the league in disposals from 2008 to 2010, however whereas the Cats ...
AFL.com.auInjury forces Demon Byrnes to call it quits
AFL.com.au
The two-time Geelong premiership player last played seniors in round eight this season before suffering the injury in the VFL in June. The 30-year-old, who was in his second season with the Demons after 10 years as a Cat, said he felt lucky his career ...
AFL.com.auThe delivery men: Who creates your team's goals
AFL.com.au
AFL ranking third. Johnson hasn't had his best season, and he doesn't kick a lot of goals anymore, but he remains one of the Cats' most valuable attacking weapons. The most efficient: Tom ... The converter: Tom Hawkins The big Tomahawk is also the best ...
Crave OnlineChris Scott says 'distasteful' free agency should be scrapped
The Age
''I don't think there are many people - maybe other than some of the players - that like free agency,'' the Cats coach said on Tuesday. ''I think all this is a little bit distasteful, and I think it's a bit disrespectful to the individuals involved. I ...
Scott issues broadside against free agency The Roar 
Chris Scott Backs Free Agency Ban Crave Online 
AFL.com.auIn the mix: round 19
AFL.com.au
Charlie Cameron will return to SANFL football this weekend after time off with a groin injury, and Sam Kerridge will hope to do the same having overcome his foot injury. Jason Porplyzia was the club's best in the SANFL (21 disposals, three goals ...
AFL.com.auFree agents: Who will go and who will stay?
AFL.com.au
Hawthorn and Geelong still seem to be leading the Frawley race, but Collingwood and the Sydney Swans have been strongly linked to the Demon in recent weeks. However, industry sources suggest the Magpies ... But Frawley will be offered a long-term ...
The AgeNathan Fyfe expects Fremantle Dockers to bounce back
The Age
Nathan Fyfe expects Fremantle Dockers to bounce back. Fremantle Dockers AFL News. Date: July 29, 2014 - 4:58PM. (1); Comments; Read later ... The Dockers' best football is certainly good enough to beat anyone - and Fyfe is a big part of them achieving ...
The AgeDemons shouldn't rush into succession plan
The Age
Another premiership coach, Chris Scott, could also be available unless the Cats offer him more than a one-year extension. Brad Scott ... At Roos' introductory press conference last year, chief executive Peter Jackson said it was the biggest moment in ...
Mark Blicavs has Cats' backing to take on the best
Brisbane Times (blog)
Scott said he was content to see Sydney and Hawthorn dominating premiership discussion - rightly so as they had been the best performed teams all year - but he remained confident Geelong's best football would be ''pretty good'' when it most needs to be.
Chris Scott wants free agency scrapped, AFLPA wants more of it
Warrnambool Standard
Chris Scott wants free agency scrapped, but the AFL Players Association on Tuesday responded by flagging a preferred model that would dramatically increase the sort of frenzied speculation that Geelong's coach finds so repugnant. While Scott ...
Port AdelaideAFL: State of play - Free agents
Port Adelaide
Hawthorn and Geelong still seem to be leading the Frawley race, but Collingwood and the Sydney Swans have been strongly linked to the Demon in recent weeks. However, industry sources suggest the Magpies ... But Frawley will be offered a long-term ...
Fremantle Docker Michael Walters ready to return to AFL after ankle surgery
Perth Now
Forward pocket rocket Michael Walters is set to substantially increase his training loads in the closing stages of his battle back to AFL frontline action after ankle surgery in April threatened to derail his season. There was no guarantee when Walters ...
AFL.com.auCats enduring heavy training load to peak for September: Stokes
AFL.com.au
The science that's behind it, none of us football players understand. But hopefully by round 22 or ... INJURED Geelong midfielder Mathew Stokes has lifted the lid on the heavy training phase his teammates have been going through. The Cats, who are ...
The AgeJames Podsiadly joins ranks of late bloomers to reach 100 games
The Age
"It's one of the best stories in football," says David Johnson, who with Podsiadly joined Essendon as a rookie in 1999, eked out a 79-game career with Geelong while his mate and best man was playing in the VFL, and regrets only that he was finished as ...
Cats still interested but free agent James Frawley's price tag taking a dive
Courier Mail
Leigh Matthews was critical of Frawley's efforts on power Cats forward Tom Hawkins, saying: "Why would Geelong be looking at Frawley; I just don't think he's the player Geelong needs." And Triple M's Garry Lyon gave his assessment before the game ...
The Barometer: Collingwood midfielder Luke Ball and Sydney star Dan ...
Courier Mail
With Mark Blicavs lurking in the wings and awaiting a return, either Hamish McIntosh or Dawson Simpson may endure a rest as the Cats won't want to go too top heavy against the speedy Kangas under the Etihad roof -- something that has found them out ...
The AgeColac's Cats back as an imperial force
The Age
A Colac-based personal trainer, Whiteford, who previously coached Hampden league club Camperdown and played for the Colac Tigers in the Geelong league, brought with him a new level of professionalism. "Training under me was a bit of circle work and a ...
AFL.com.auChris Scott joins Ross Lyon as assistant coaches for the International Rules
AFL.com.au
... taking over as the coach of the Geelong Cats, progressing deep into the finals every season since 2011 while introducing a new breed of young players to keep the club at the top of the ladder," AFL general manager of football operations Mark Evans ...
Chris Scott steps up to the Aussie coaching panel World Footy News 
An AFL numbers job
The Roar
Geelong have built a club based around family, loyalty and sacrifice and have used that to shape two football generations of Cats. Collingwood have used their brand appeal to attract the players that they need and maintain those crucial to team success.
Few minutes change course of the season
The Australian
Despite his size and despite the damage caused by his punch, the Richmond power forward is a lightweight in football terms. Heavyweight is a noun that sits correctly with the players ... Whether Geelong can squeeze into that equation will be clear ...
AFL.com.auCats coach Chris Scott welcomes AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan's willingness to ...
AFL.com.au
Geelong coach Chris Scott has welcomed AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan's willingness to listen to the coaches' perspective as the League considers ways to improve the game's aesthetics. Scott, who was among 11 senior coaches who gathered ... the wider AFL ...
James Podsiadly, the man who beat the system, hits an unlikely 100
The Australian
"Fortunately for me, Geelong gave me an awesome opportunity. "There were times when you got ... Former Cat Cam Mooney says Podsiadly's rise from Cats fitness coach to star forward is one of the greatest stories in football. "I love him to bits as a ...
Tom Hickey the latest Saint ruled out for season
The Australian
... taking over as the coach of the Geelong Cats, progressing deep into the finals every season since 2011 while introducing a new breed of young players to keep the club at the top of the ladder," AFL general manager of football operations Mark Evans ...
My proposal for Round 1 of the 2015 AFL season
The Roar
After the first eight matches are played, just one match will be left to wrap up the round: the traditional Easter Monday showdown between bitter rivals the Geelong Cats and Hawthorn. Again the Cats and Hawks will resume their well-known rivalry to end ...
The Guardian (blog)AFL: what we learned in round 18
The Guardian (blog)
Fox Footy and tabloid pundits lined up to complain that Malthouse is an unacceptable person to have around Australian football, their principal complaint being that he hurts their tiny tender feelings by being cranky. They also took the ... The Blues ...
The RoarLemon's winners and losers, AFL Round 18.1
The Roar
Bye, bye, boilover. Get the spuds off the heat because the pan is frothing. There were upsets galore across the AFL, and we only had half a round. The north end of the table changes by the day. No top side has avoided a big upset. Only the Swans got ...
AFL Fixtures on Saturday 19 July Rippa.com 
AFL.com.auThe three big questions
AFL.com.au
Can the Cats play three ruckmen in the finals? Geelong played Dawson Simpson, Hamish McIntosh and Mark Blicavs in a number of games early in the season, and it worked reasonably well. But in more recent times they have stuck with Blicavs but have ...
AFL.com.auEx-Cat's empathy for unlucky Docker Morabito
AFL.com.au
FORMER Geelong key position prospect Marc Woolnough could empathise with both Fremantle's Anthony Morabito and the Western Bulldogs' Tom Williams when the duo hit the headlines last week. Williams retired after battling injuries for most of his career ...
The RoarGeelong, Hawthorn, Brisbane, Essendon or Carlton -- which team is the ...
Courier Mail
Sheedy said Geelong's three flags came off the back of its father-son selections, saying he believed Brisbane's effort was better in his view than the Cats' three flags in five seasons. As far as the current Swans go, the legendary coach said with only ...
Sydney hammer Carlton for record-equalling 12th straight victory The Guardian 
Vote: We look at the best ruckmen of the modern era after West Coast's Dean ...
Courier Mail
At 206cm, Madden towered over his opponents and gave Carlton's midfielders first use of the football. A premiership player in 1987 ... The recruitment of Brad Ottens by Geelong is arguably the catalyst for the Cats' era of dominance. After showing ...
The AgeWhat each club hopes to get out of the run home
The Age
Not only does John Longmire have the most in-form team in the AFL, he also has the most settled, with the Swans using just 30 players this season, the least in the competition. The Swans look certain to host a home final, and with Hannebery, Tippett ...
Fremantle DockersFreo's run home
Fremantle Dockers
Round 20 will see Freo travel to Geelong's Simonds Stadium for another date with the Cats. The venue will hold no fears for the club following its Qualifying Final success there in 2013. That was a win that will go down in WA footy lore. While there ...
AFL.com.auIn the mix: round 18
AFL.com.au
After being thrashed by the Swans last Saturday night, Carlton is likely to make several changes to take on North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium this Friday. Andrew Walker will miss after the Blues decided the dashing defender will have an arthroscope on ...
The AgePlayers want new concussion rules
The Age
AFL players are pushing for independent medical advice to determine the fate of potentially concussed players at league games. High-level talks at AFL headquarters this week, between the AFL and the AFL Players Association, are understood to have seen ...
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