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Courier MailNew Swans administrator Tom Harley holds the premiership cup aloft after the ...
Courier Mail
FORMER Geelong dual-premiership captain Tom Harley has been announced as the Sydney Swans' new General Manager -- Football. Harley will take over the role from Dean Moore, who decided to stand down after five years in the role. Swans CEO ...
PICTURES OF THE MONTH: September 2014
Knox Weekly
The Ice Bucket Challenge made it to Geelong. Photo: Reg Ryan, The Weekly Review Geelong. Long-time projectionist/assistant manager John Uldrikis in Geelong. Photo: Reg Ryan, The Weekly Review Geelong. Geelong dodgeball player Jordy Moss.
The AgeJames Frawley wants to join Hawthorn as free agent
The Age
He had been chased by several clubs, including Fremantle and Geelong. Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson this week said he was keen to snare the free agent, although he had downplayed the Hawks chances. "We are interested in James' services," ...
Harley appointed Swans AFL GM
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Dual Geelong AFL premiership winning captain Tom Harley has scored a key off-field role at the Sydney Swans, with his appointment as general manager of football. Harley, who commences the role on November 3, replaces Dean Moore, who has stepped ...
AFL.com.auHawks set to snare Frawley
AFL.com.au
JAMES Frawley is expected to join Hawthorn when the free agency period opens on Friday. Several clubs including Geelong and Fremantle expressed interest in the 26-year-old key defender but it is understood he has chosen to join the defending premier.
Courier MailJames Frawley is set end months of speculation and join Hawthorn through free ...
Courier Mail
The Courier Mail understands Frawley has decided against moving to Geelong and will instead nominate the Hawks as his preferred new home. Frawley will make his decision public when the free agency period opens tomorrow. The decision is a major coup ...
AFL.com.auHawks snare Frawley
AFL.com.au
JAMES Frawley is expected to join Hawthorn when the free agency period opens on Friday. Several clubs including Geelong and Fremantle expressed interest in the 26-year-old key defender but it is understood he has chosen to join the defending premier.
Geelong two-time premiership winner joins Sydney Swans
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The Sydney Swans have announced Geelong two-time premiership winner Tom Harley as its new General Manager of Football, replacing Dean Moore who has decided to step down after five years in the role. Since retiring from AFL football at the end of the ...
Geelong star helps Hogan through injury
Melbourne FC
JESSE Hogan says dual Geelong premiership player Tom Hawkins offered some sound advice during the 2014 season in how best to deal with a back injury. Hogan, who has yet to make his AFL debut after a back injury forced him on the sidelines in 2014, ...
Trade winds: Thursday, October 2
Melbourne FC
Daniel Gorringe of the Suns and Sam Jacobs of the Crows compete for the ball during the 2013 AFL Round 14 match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast on June 29, 2013. (Photo: Bradley Kanaris/AFL ...
The AgeFormer Geelong premiership captain Tom Harley is new football manager of ...
The Age
Sydney has appointed two-time Geelong premiership captain Tom Harley as its new general manager of football. Harley replaces club stalwart Dean Moore, who has vacated the role after five years. Since retiring in 2009, Harley has been part of Channel ...
Bundaberg News MailSuns deny flying in Bomber as new man
Bundaberg News Mail
THE Gold Coast Suns say they have had no contact with Mark Thompson despite the former Geelong coach saying had been made aware of the club's interest in him following the sacking of Guy McKenna. The Suns dismissed McKenna yesterday following ...
AFL.com.auTrade winds: Ruckmen start to roll out
AFL.com.au
There were no surprises as Melbourne defender James Frawley finally informed the Demons he would test the free agency waters. The 26-year-old is understood to be headed to either Hawthorn or Geelong. Melbourne wasted no time revealing its interest in ...
AFL.com.auFrom Cats to TV to Swans' football manager
AFL.com.au
TWO-TIME premiership-winning captain Tom Harley has decided to move back into a football role, taking on the position of football manager with the Sydney Swans. Harley retired in 2009 following 197 games and two flags with Geelong. He also played one ...
TripleM SydneyTom Harley Joins The Sydney Swans
TripleM Sydney
Sydney Swans CEO Andrew Ireland said in a statement Harley was an exciting appointment for the club. "Tom is a highly regarded person who comes to us with great football experience," Ireland said. "He was part of a great club in Geelong throughout a very ...
Courier MailTom Harley to become general football manager of Sydney Swans
Courier Mail
PLAYING ON: GOODES TO GO. "Tom is a highly regarded person who comes to us with great football experience," Ireland said. "He was part of a great club in Geelong throughout a very successful era and was one of the most respected leaders in the game.
Good FoodJust open: Burko's, Geelong
Good Food
After falling in love with the Geelong and Surf Coast region, former Royal Mail sommelier Jeremy Burke has made a seachange, opening Burko's cafe in Geelong. Burke and his wife Tash have taken over a former milk bar, which has a vibrant lime-hued ...
Free agent Frawley officially quits Dees
Brisbane Lions
Geelong, Hawthorn and Fremantle have all signalled their desire to recruit the 26-year-old with a decision expected within the week. Frawley put off negotiations with the club at the start of the season and finally informed the Demons of his decision to leave on ...
Trade Whispers: Thursday
Western Bulldogs
There were no surprises as Melbourne defender James Frawley finally informed the Demons he would test the free agency waters. The 26-year-old is understood to be headed to either Hawthorn or Geelong. Melbourne wasted no time revealing its interest in ...
Trade winds: Ruck rollercoaster
Adelaide Crows
The 26-year-old is understood to be headed to either Hawthorn or Geelong. Melbourne wasted no time revealing its interest in Brisbane Lions big man Daniel Merrett and young Greater Western Sydney backman Sam Frost to cover for Frawley's exit.
Trade winds: Thursday
Port Adelaide
Daniel Gorringe poses for a photograph during the Gold Coast Suns 2014 Team Photo Day at Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast on January 23, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media) (Editor's Note: A digital filter has been applied to this image) ...
Courier MailMike's Top 50: Geelong captain Joel Selwood pips Nat Fyfe and Lance Franklin ...
Courier Mail
It's that backdrop that has convinced me Geelong (and All Australian) captain Joel Selwood in the player of the year. Selwood is a coach's dream. In 2014, he played 24 of a possible 25 games, averaged better than 25 disposals, kicked 24 goals (with at least ...
tread carefully with negative gearing
The Australian
Yet my builder friends say that Geelong is one of their brightest stars, led by the large Armstrong Creek development. They say that Geelong is reinventing itself as a tourism, education and health centre of excellence. It is, of course, the home of the Barwon ...
Canberra must tread carefully with negative gearing
Business Spectator
Everyone knows that Sydney dwellings are booming but at the other end of the scale should be Geelong and surrounding areas where everyone, led by Bill Shorten, expected a slump. No area in Australia has been hit harder, with the closure of both Ford and ...
Dees want fair deals for Lumumba, Clark
Melbourne FC
NATIONAL recruiting manager Jason Taylor says the Demons are aiming for the most "fair and reasonable deal" to secure Collingwood premiership player Heritier Lumumba. With key forward Mitch Clark having nominated Geelong as his preferred club, ...
MIKE Sheahan names the top 50 AFL players for season 2014. See his top 10 ...
Courier Mail
Mike says: Genuine young star. Equally competent in the crushes or on the outside. Has an amazing capacity to get to where the loose ball bobs up. Classy, brave and durable. Averaged 28 disposals a game, including a high of 40 against Geelong in a losing ...
The AgeMitch Clark chooses Cats, and less spotlight
The Age
Geelong's successful pitch to forward Mitch Clark was largely about providing an environment that would be best for his health and where he would be able to play under a less intense spotlight. Clark informed the Demons on Tuesday that he wished to join ...
The AgeHawthorn keen on James Frawley, coach Alastair Clarkson says
The Age
But he didn't mince words when it came to the subject of in-demand Frawley who has played his last game for Melbourne and is a free agent linked to Geelong and Fremantle as well as the Hawks. "We are interested in James's services," Clarkson told ...
Rippa.comMitch Clark set for Geelong Cats switch
Rippa.com
Melbourne forward Mitch Clark has informed the Demons of his desires to be traded to Geelong instead of Collingwood. The 26-year-old was diagnosed with clinical depression earlier this year and had not played for Melbourne since April. Seeking a fresh ...
The AgeIt's finally official: Frawley to leave the Demons
The Age
The Demons are hoping to receive pick three in the coming draft as compensation for the one-time All-Australian, who is expected to accept an offer from Geelong or Hawthorn by the end of the week. The Cats had not been made aware of any decision by the ...
The West AustralianHawks keen on Frawley: Clarkson
The West Australian
But he didn't mince words when it came to the subject of in-demand Frawley who has played his last game for Melbourne and is a free agent linked to Geelong and Fremantle as well as the Hawks. "We are interested in James's services," Clarkson told ...
Rippa.comNext Gold Coast Suns coach odds - Mark Thompson favourite for Suns job
Rippa.com
But Thompson looks set to reunite with his former Geelong Cats star Ablett after being installed as the $1.50 favourite to take over the reins at the Gold Coast Suns. Scott Burns is the next best chance at $8.00 ahead of Leigh Tudor ($9.00), Brendan Bolton ...
Mitch Clark set to join Cats
SBS
Mitch Clark looks certain to land at Geelong, the AFL club of his choice. Clark on Tuesday revealed he wants to join the Cats to restart a promising career cut down by injury and mental illness. The 26-year-old retired in April due to depression, but is still part of ...
Courier MailMitch Clark's relationship with Chris Scott and vibe he received from Geelong ...
Courier Mail
"But it was probably down to the Geelong coach's relationship with Mitch that swayed him in the end. "He was pretty excited by the way the Geelong coaching staff spoke to him about how he'd play, where he'd play and just being a strong little community ...
The AgeCan Gary Ablett and Mark Thompson work together?
The Age
It should be remembered that, in their last season together at Geelong in 2010, Ablett and Thompson did not communicate with each other for five months after an argument erupted in Thompson's office over whether the champion midfielder would re-sign with ...
The AgeMcKenna sacking to have major implications for Essendon
The Age
Witheriff denied on Wednesday the Suns had already approached Thompson, and scotched reports the dual Geelong premiership coach had toured the club's Metricon Stadium facilities last week. It's understood Thompson's management had approached ...
Player Review: No. 19 Jamie Elliott
Collingwood
His best football was eye-catching, a fact underlined in round three when he kicked five straight goals and took one of the Marks of the Year over Geelong's Jimmy Bartel. The life of a small forward has its trials, namely the propensity to drift in and out of games ...
The AgeThe likely candidates for coaching jobs at Adelaide and Gold Coast
The Age
The Suns have said that "announcements" will be made in the coming week. Thompson also has a proven track record at Geelong for nurturing a large group of talented players entering their prime together, and then taking that core group to a premiership.
The RoarThompson in line for Gold Coast coaching job
The Roar
Mark Thompson and Gary Ablett built an AFL dynasty at Geelong and Gold Coast are hoping lightning will strike twice with the pair. The Suns sacked foundation coach Guy McKenna on Wednesday, paving the way for two-time premiership coach Thompson ...
Thompson in line for Gold Coast AFL job
Yahoo!7 News
Mark Thompson and Gary Ablett built an AFL dynasty at Geelong and Gold Coast are hoping lightning will strike twice with the pair. The Suns sacked foundation coach Guy McKenna on Wednesday, paving the way for two-time premiership coach Thompson ...
Rippa.comGold Coast sack McKenna, Hawthorn confirm Frawley interest, Demons keen on ...
Rippa.com
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has confirmed that the Hawks are interested in signing Melbourne Demons free agent James Frawley. Clarkson said that the club are keen to snap up Frawley, who is also being courted by Geelong. Frawley seems almost ...
Gold Coast sacks coach Guy McKenna
AFL.com.au
Former Geelong and Essendon coach Thompson looms large as McKenna's most likely replacement after he reportedly confirmed he had been approached by a third party to gauge his interest in the job. However it is unlikely much will happen in the near ...
Hawthorn HawksClarkson wants free agent Frawley
Hawthorn Hawks
But he didn't mince words when it came to the subject of in-demand Frawley who has played his last game for the Demons and has been linked to Geelong and Fremantle as well as the Hawks. "We are interested in James's services," Clarkson said, adding ...
TripleM SydneyWolf: Bomber Set To Be Offered Suns Gig
TripleM Sydney
Thompson of course coached Sanderson for six seasons at Geelong. Gaz also said that if it got to a situation where the Bombers caretaker coach was offered both the Essendon and Gold Coast coaching gigs for 2015, Thompson would opt for the Suns.
AFL.com.auHawks want free agent Frawley, says Clarkson
AFL.com.au
But he didn't mince words when it came to the subject of in-demand Frawley who has played his last game for the Demons and has been linked to Geelong and Fremantle as well as the Hawks. "We are interested in James's services," Clarkson said, adding ...
Rippa.comHawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson confirms James Frawley interest
Rippa.com
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has confirmed the premiership winners are interested in signing Melbourne free agent James Frawley. Frawley seems almost certain to leave the Demons, with the Hawks and Geelong looming as his most likely destinations.
Hayes Theatre Co to Present NEXT TO NORMAL, From 8 January
Broadway World
Playing its Sydney professional premiere, Next to Normal was rated the Theatre People's Choice for the number one production over its two-week Geelong season and Director Darylin Ramondo is excited to introduce this critically acclaimed production to a ...
Sportal.com.auMark Thompson looms as new Suns coach
Sportal.com.au
The Australian's Greg Denham is reporting that Thompson will be unveiled as the new Suns coach, while bookmakers have installed the 50-year-old - who led Geelong to premiership success in 2007 and 2009 - as a standout favourite for the job. Thompson ...
Thompson mulls Gold Coast AFL coach job
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Thompson coached Geelong to two premierships and is considered McKenna's likely replacement, bookmakers rating him a $1.10 favourite. Such a move would force Thompson to rebuild a strong bond with Ablett, their relationship having become strained in ...
The AgeMelbourne and Geelong close to deal on Mitch Clark
The Age
Melbourne is confident that it could come to a deal with Geelong for the trade of Mitch Clark, with Demons football manager James Mahoney saying the clubs were "around about the same page". And the club is also interested in recruiting players from ...
Cats News
The AgeMitch Clark picks Geelong over Collingwood
AFL.com.au
Cats football manager Neil Balme said the club was delighted Clark had chosen Geelong as his favoured home. "He has said that he wants to come, so we've got a bit of work to do now," Balme told NAB AFL Trade Radio on Tuesday afternoon. "But we're ...
Mitch Clark nominates Geelong as his club of choice The Age 
Geelong hopes Mitch Clark and James Frawley can revitalise hopes of another ... Courier Mail 
Clark picks Geelong as AFL club of choice Yahoo!7 News 
The West AustralianBurbury one of five players delisted by Cats
AFL.com.au
Four of the five players spent the majority of their time with the Cats on the club's rookie list. ... "We thank Nick, George, Jordan, Jackson and Jesse for their contributions to the club and wish them every success," Geelong football manager Neil ...
Geelong Cats cut five from AFL list The West Australian 
Geelong Delist Five Players TripleM Sydney 
Bourke looking for new footy home after being delisted by Geelong Warrnambool Standard 
World Footy NewsPadraig Lucey to join Geelong's rookie list despite being cut from hit reality ...
Courier Mail
WACKY WEDNESDAY: SEE THE CATS OUTFITS. The 21-year-old ... Lucey has a Gaelic football background and first kicked an AFL football 18 months ago via an AFL combine in Ireland run by fellow Kerry man and Sydney premiership play Tadhg Kennelly.
Geelong Cats sign Irish prospect Padraig Lucey World Footy News 
Geelong to sign Irishman Padraig Lucey after run on Foxtel reality show The ... The Age 
AFL.com.auFrom Cats to TV to Swans' football manager
AFL.com.au
TWO-TIME premiership-winning captain Tom Harley has decided to move back into a football role, taking on the position of football manager with the Sydney Swans. Harley retired in 2009 following 197 games and two flags with Geelong. He also played one ...
New Swans administrator Tom Harley holds the premiership cup aloft after the ... Courier Mail 
Harley appointed Swans AFL GM Sydney Morning Herald 
AFL.com.auCat's drink-driving charge
AFL.com.au
"The TAC can confirm that the Geelong Football Club informed us today that one of their players was caught drink driving yesterday," the statement said. "The TAC is extremely disappointed with the news. We will await further discussion with the ...
AFL Cats' Simpson caught drink-driving Sydney Morning Herald 
Injured Geelong Cats star caught drink driving after AFL Finals loss to North ... fanatix 
Courier MailTrade whispers: Who is your club chasing in the AFL free agency, draft period?
Courier Mail
Geelong. Good news with Mitch Clark advising Geelong he wants to join them. It's now up to the Cats and Melbourne to strike a deal, with a second or third-round pick likely to get it done. Clark decided he wants to get back to the AFL after walking out ...
Courier MailMitch Clark's relationship with Chris Scott and vibe he received from Geelong ...
Courier Mail
The Demons will be hoping to secure a fair trade for Clark with the Cats when the AFL's exchange period officially opens on Friday. Young said he expected Geelong and Melbourne to agree on an amicable deal "sooner rather than later". LISTEN TO THE ...
Melbourne and Geelong close to deal on Mitch Clark The Age 
Mitch Clark set for Geelong Cats switch Rippa.com 
AFL Trade News: Geelong Cats in negotiations with Melbourne over key forward fanatix 
Sydney Morning Herald 
Pedestrian TVThe Geelong Cats 'Wacky Wednesday' Costumes Are Absolutely Everything
Pedestrian TV
A couple of weeks ago we brought you a best of selection from the first batch of AFL clubs 'Mad Monday' celebrations - a time honoured tradition observed by football teams whose seasons have come to an end, wherein they gather at a local establishment, ...
Geelong players let their hair down at Wacky Wednesday end-of-season ... Courier Mail 
The AgeMitch Clark set to choose between Geelong and Collingwood as his new home
The Age
Clark, whose partner Sam is studying to become a surgeon, had a look around Deakin University, having already met with Cats officials last week. Clark's choice is expected to come down to Geelong or Collingwood and be based on lifestyle ahead of money, ...
Brisbane corral young talent as Magpies demand high price for Beams The Australian 
Can Eddie McGuire and Nathan Buckley stop Collingwood exodus, Courier Mail ... Courier Mail 
Trade winds: Clark narrows down choice AFL.com.au 
Melbourne FC  - Adelaide Crows 
Four clubs go to bat for Shield cricketer
AFL.com.au
Sky News · SportsFan · AFL · NRL · Racing Network · MOG Music · LifeStyle · Foxtel & T-Box · Yellow Pages · Telstra .... However, Dougall put his football ambitions on hold after he was selected in a string of under-age Australian cricket teams ...
AFL.com.auCats find their attacking mojo
AFL.com.au
The football spent most of the time in Geelong's forward half in the second half as it ran all over the Lions to post its highest score for the season and its highest score since round 11, 2013 when it thrashed Greater Western Sydney. Any perceived ...
Cats pounce on plucky Lions Sportal.com.au 
Michelangelo Rucci: Geelong's second-half fade-outs leave question on where ... Courier Mail 
Geelong backs 'Mr September', Steve Johnson, to shine in AFL finals series The Age 
Hawthorn Hawks  - SBS 
Courier MailBest and worst trades from every AFL club under the microscope in SuperFooty's ...
Courier Mail
When the most dangerous player in the history of the game hung up his boots it left a hole in the Geelong forward line. Not surprisingly, the Cats got a little desperate in their search for a main man post Gazza Snr. Brett Spinks, David Haynes and ...
Clark's passion stronger than ever: manager
AFL.com.au
Geelong football manager Neil Balme shared Young's assuredness, telling NAB AFL Trade Radio the club's doctors had given it the all clear. "We're very confident (in Clark's foot). We've got our own people who we've spoken to and they're confident it ...
Courier MailMitch Clark nominates Geelong over Collingwood as preferred club as former ...
Courier Mail
The big man has informed the Demons he would prefer to be traded to the Cats and not Collingwood in the October 6-16 trade period. WRAP: ALL THE TRADE NEWS. While pleased to be Clark's destination of choice, Geelong football manager Neil Balme ...
It's finally official: Frawley to leave the Demons
WA today
The Demons are hoping to receive pick three in the coming draft as compensation for the one-time All-Australian, who is expected to accept an offer from Geelong or Hawthorn by the end of the week. The Cats had not been made aware of any decision by the ...
The West AustralianThompson in line for Gold Coast AFL job
The West Australian
Mark Thompson and Gary Ablett built an AFL dynasty at Geelong and Gold Coast are hoping lightning will strike twice with the pair. The Suns sacked foundation ... McKenna's position had come under intense scrutiny following a recent review of the club's ...
The West AustralianCan Gary Ablett and Mark Thompson work together?
The Age
In his opening press conference with the Bombers, Thompson was asked to compare his decision to leave the Cats with the move made by Ablett to join the Suns, then the AFL's newest baby. "I've not walked away for more money, I've walked away for less ...
Thompson mulls Gold Coast AFL coach job The West Australian 
AFL club Gold Coast sack coach SBS 
Gold Coast sack McKenna, Hawthorn confirm Frawley interest, Demons keen on ... Rippa.com 
SBSThe greatest game of all: Geelong v North Melbourne 1994
The Age
I don't live in the past, I still love the football we see today. But 20 years on, the 1994 preliminary final is for me the game at its absolute peak. If I could pick one replay of an AFL match to watch for the rest of my days, this would be it. And if ...
Geelong forward Tom Hawkins says the future is bright for Cats, despite ageing ... Courier Mail 
Giant-killing Kangaroos roll on with win over Geelong Cats The Australian 
Cats leave out Johnson for AFL semi-final SBS 
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The Guardian (blog)Trade Whispers: Young Cats on the block, Crows talk to O'Keefe, Freo keep eye ...
Courier Mail
O'Keefe, who has fallen out of the Swans' line-up as Sydney prepares for an AFL preliminary final, met with key Adelaide officials including football chief David Noble in Adelaide yesterday. The Crows confirmed their interview with O'Keefe as Adelaide ...
AFL semi-finals: what we learned this weekend The Guardian (blog) 
Courier MailA history of sacked coaches in the AFL
Courier Mail
Mark Thompson at Geelong. Port's only premiership coach, Williams' long tenure was ended by the. board in July with the club struggling. He was replaced by Matthew Primus who was unable to resurrect the. club's fortunes over the next two seasons. When ...
Cats to kick off finals week two on Friday night
AFL.com.au
Geelong will kick off week two of the AFL finals series, with a cut-throat semi-final on Friday night at the MCG. The Cats, who went down to Hawthorn by 36-points in their qualifying final clash, will face the winner of Saturday night's clash between ...
Cats next in line as Clark seeks new home
AFL.com.au
Geelong is the latest club to express its interest in Mitch Clark as the former Melbourne spearhead nears a decision on his football future. AFL.com.au understands Clark met with the Cats on Wednesday for preliminary discussions about his planned ...
Western BulldogsTrade Whispers: Monday
Western Bulldogs
Clark down to Cats or Pies The future of Mitch Clark now appears to be a race in two, with the troubled Melbourne forward deciding between Collingwood and Geelong, The Agereports. Clark retired from football in April, suffering clinical depression, but ...
World Footy NewsFarum Cats enviable premiership record
World Footy News
A recent story by World Footy news reported on the great AFL/VFL eras. The article left open ... Ian Hill, creator of The Footy Record and long-time stalwart of the Australian Rules football scene in Denmark responded to the article (Dynasties, Cycles ...
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Courier Mail
How do you stop a football team? Pressure." CHECK OUT THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR AFL 360s SPECIAL GRAND FINAL RE-CAP. Robbo paid special tribute to Norm Smith Medallist Luke Hodge, who has stamped his place in Hawthorn and AFL history. "They were perhaps ...
AFL grand final: what we learned this weekend The Guardian (blog) 
Sweet repeat: Hot Hawks go back-to-back Brisbane Lions 
Where does Hawthorn's walloping sit in the list of AFL Grand Final margins? The Roar 
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Mitch Clark chooses Cats, and less spotlight
Brisbane Times (blog)
Geelong general football manager Neil Balme told Fairfax Media - which revealed on Tuesday that Geelong had been nominated by Clark - that the Cats were pleased that Clark "wants to come to Geelong" and that the Cats had to speak to Melbourne "and ...
AFL.com.auPeerless Hawthorn Hawks outclass Geelong Cats
The Australian
Hawthorn was too slick on the night, led by the brilliant Bradley Hill and Sam Mitchell around the football, and by Brian Lake down the back. Lake obliterated Tom Hawkins, Geelong's only real forward target, keeping him to a single goal and two marks ...
Week 1 AFL finals combatants boast decorated past of classic encounters Courier Mail 
Hawks and Cats: man versus the machine The Age 
Player ratings: Hawthorn AFL.com.au 
SBS  - NEWS.com.au 
Geelong hopes James Frawley opts to join Cattery in bid to boost ageing backline
Courier Mail
A day after being bundled out of the AFL finals, coach Chris Scott and football manager Neil Balme were both on Melbourne radio with Frawley -- the Melbourne swingman tipped to walk out on the Demons as an unrestricted free agent -- a point of ...
The West AustralianNew AFL heavyweight to be crowned
The West Australian
New AFL heavyweight to be crowned. An AFL premiership gets decided every year. But once every few years the title of heavyweight champion of the AFL gets unofficially handed from one club to the next. This afternoon, the AFL will have a new heavyweight ...
AFL Trade News: Geelong veteran says Cats should consider former Melbourne ...
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... with clinical depression. The 26-year-old announced earlier in the month he was aiming for a return to AFL football in 2015 and has also been linked with a move to Collingwood. More Stories: AFL, Collingwood Magpies, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons ...
Courier MailAFL confident game's best will play in next month's International Rules Test ...
Courier Mail
Geelong swingman Harry Taylor is keen to play the game in his native state, with Sydney captain Kieren Jack locked in too. Brent Harvey will also play, with the 36-year-old having already signed a one-year deal to play with the Roos next year ...
Crave OnlineMitch Clark Requests Trade To Geelong
Crave Online
Clark has played in just 95 of a possible 198 AFL home and away season games since making his debut in 2006, however his best would likely elevate an undersized Geelong forward line into one of the league's best. Tom Hawkins led the third-placed Cats ...
AFL legends share stories
Tasmania Examiner
Geelong great Neville Bruns has watched a lot of football over the years, and he's confident the modern game is getting back to its best after some lean periods recently. Bruns, who played 223 games and kicked 174 goals for the Cats in a career that ...
The AgeGrand final swansongs: stars who reached the top, then had to stop
The Age
But with John Coleman suspended, Reynolds - by then the non-playing coach - was recalled as 20th man to help the undermanned Dons battle Geelong in 1951. Even the presence of Reynolds could not prevent a Cats victory, although he did manage to ...
AFL.com.auGlenn Archer would be 'shattered' if Brent Harvey missed Sydney clash over ...
Courier Mail
It has already come under AFL scrutiny after the Cats midfielder complained to the umpires during the game. "I would be ... Harvey and Archer were premiership teammates in North Melbourne's last flag -- 1999 -- but he insisted as a pure football lover ...
Boomer wants MRP anguish to be over AFL.com.au 
North Melbourne's Brent Harvey cleared to play against Swans The Australian 
Geelong captain Joel Selwood to back North Melbourne's Brent Harvey at AFL ... fanatix 
SBSThe AFL grand final - a carnival of struggle, passion and tragedy
SBS
Possibly, but this year's AFL season, has done justice to the rich history of struggle, triumph, passion and tragedy that is Australia's football code. ... Geelong too had its heroes. Gary Ablett Snr. (aka "God") scored nine goals, but even this record ...
Final word: Doley breaks duck
Bendigo Advertiser
AB: Congratulations Doley, after 37 years with the Bendigo Advertiser you've finally done it - you've won the Addy sport AFL tipping competition. To make the victory even sweeter, you defeated Westy by ... Three flags for the Hawks in seven years ...
NEWS.com.auLenny Hayes, St Kilda champion, describes the pain of losing a Grand Final
NEWS.com.au
being my wife, but I didn't call Tara for about two weeks after we lost to the Cats. The poor girl didn't know what to think. It had been the best year of football of my life, but it had ended in such agonising fashion that I just needed some time to ...
The AgeFrom card-carrying Hawthorn fan to Hawks museum curator
The Age
Peter Haby was in grade two, maybe three, when his mother slipped a football card from a Korny cereal pack into his school lunch box and set the course of his life. "It was Butch Prior, Hawthorn. I was really blown away by the name," says Mr Haby, who ...
The AgePssst: North Melbourne's smaller part in a bigger history
The Age
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine had Cat Stevens' Cats in the Cradle (he's a Geelong supporter), while Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman had My Island Home (written by an Aboriginal man about his home off the coast of Arnhem Land, but never mind). AFL ...
Courier MailJohann Wagner edges out Bradie Foster, Chris Moreland to win The Recruit, set ...
Courier Mail
The 201cm Irishman - a part-time pool lifeguard from County Kerry - is set to join the Cats as a Category B rookie. Lucey has a gaelic football background and first kicked an AFL football 18 months ago via an AFL combine in Ireland run by fellow Kerry ...
Hawks' Sam Mitchell will keep his eyes on the bouncing ball
The Australian
The most famous, of course, was the brutal 1989 grand final between Hawthorn and Geelong that saw a number of players hospitalised after the match. Amid the chaos of the first bounce, Cat Mark Yeats charged star Hawk Dermott Brereton, felling him off ...
Courier MailSt Kilda rookie Joe Baker-Thomas with Kay Flynn and family dog Sasha. Picture ...
Courier Mail
That's exactly what dozens of families do each year, signing on as host families to the rookies, recruits and draft picks who need a roof over their heads as they launch their AFL careers. These young guns have moved .... Ratbags don't stay at our ...
The Super Bowl Of Australian Football New Hampshire Public Radio 
AFL.com.auGibson set to outlast Swans
AFL.com.au
NORTH Melbourne has focused on the first three and a half quarters of its win over Geelong to build its confidence ahead of Friday night's preliminary final against the Sydney Swans. The Kangaroos were 32 points ahead of Geelong at the 14-minute of the ...
The GuardianDiscount For Cats v Roos
TripleM Sydney
The AFL today announced an unprecedented 20 per cent discount on ticket prices for all members of the Geelong Cats and North Melbourne Kangaroos for next Friday night's Second Semi-Final at the MCG. It is the first time such a significant discount has ...
North Melbourne and Essendon final a battle of inconsistency The Age 
AFL.com.auHere's Lucey: reality TV Irishman joins the Cats
AFL.com.au
Geelong has taken a punt on 22-year-old Irishman Padraig Lucey, who was cut from Foxtel's reality television series The Recruit last week. He has joined the club as a ... Lucey has played Gaelic football for St Brendan's (Killarney) and Kerry. He also ...
The AgeLuke Hodge: thank god he's a country boy
The Age
Last weekend, Colac won its first premiership since joining the Geelong Football League, and first anywhere for 21 years. President Nick Lang says Hodge was firing off text messages seeking ... Until Hodge made 224 in the final, and the cat was out of ...
The AgeGary Ablett says early wake-up call at Geelong kick-started All Australian run
The Age
"I think after the first couple of weeks those third- and fourth-year players started to realise they really need to stand up and play good football and lead out there. We didn't win many games but talking to some of those younger boys, they said they ...
AFL.com.auYour Grand Final heroes
AFL.com.au
Having claimed consecutive Norm Smith Medals in the Crows' back-to-back 1997 and 1998 premierships, Andrew McLeod is an obvious and worthy choice as the club's Grand Final hero. Sporting a shaved head, the 31 and 30-possession performances ...
Melbourne's Grand Final hero: Norm Smith Melbourne FC 
Mitch Clark picks the Cats.
TripleM Sydney
"One of the major issues there was Clarky's partner has just got into a major course doing medicine and wants to get into medicine through her course at Deakin in Geelong," Eddie said on Triple M's The Hot Breakfast. "Which is on of the big issues that ...
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