• Grovedale junior James Tsitas has joined Geelong's VFL squad after two years at North Ballarat. Picture: AL PACKER

    Cats look to their own backyard

    GEELONG’s focus on developing ‘quality home-grown’ talent through its VFL program has seen the Cats secure four highly-rated youngsters. Geelong Falcons pair Will Sexton and Harrison Kol have joined the Cats...

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    Falcons flying towards 2016

    COMPETITION for spots on the Geelong Falcons list is set to intensify as the coaching staff continues to cull its summer training squad ahead of the 2016 TAC Cup season. Currently...

  • Jake Edwards is among the first signings to Geelong's VFL list for 2016. Picture: AL PACKER

    VFL Cats add former Blue

    GEELONG has confirmed its first signing for 2016 with Jake Edwards set to reignite his VFL career at the Cats. Edwards, who played five games for Carlton in 2008, was part...

  • Jordan Jones, pictured in action for East Perth, will join VFL club Werribee. Picture: AFL MEDIA

    Former Falcon and Eagle joins Tigers

    FORMER West Coast and Geelong Falcons defender Jordan Jones is returning to Victoria after seven years in Perth to play with VFL side Werribee in 2016. The Tigers have signed Jones,...

  • Newtown & Chilwell star Dane McFarlane has joined VFL club Werribee. Picture: VICKI KING

    McFarlane heads to Werribee

    WERRIBEE has confirmed that Geelong speedster Dane McFarlane will head up the highway in 2016 and continue his VFL career at Avalon Airport Oval. The 22-year-old has spent the past three...

  • Luke Goetz in action for Altona. Picture: ALTONA FOOTBALL CLUB

    Goetz gets his chance

    SOMEWHERE in an internet café in Cambodia, Western Jets big man Luke Goetz was checking the AFL website to see if his name had been called out in today’s rookie draft....

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    Young Demon Rising Star favourite

    THE race for next year’s AFL Rising Star is shaping as one of the most open in the award’s 24-year history. Following last night’s National Draft in Adelaide, betting agency Sportsbet...

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    Weitering goes No.1

    DANDENONG Stingrays key defender Jacob Weitering has formally joined the prestigious group of No.1 AFL draft picks after being taken by Carlton with the coveted selection in the 2015 version in...

  • Darcy Parish was the first Geelong Falcon drafted after being selected with pick five by Essendon. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Falcons get four drafted

    THE Geelong Falcons reputation as a breeding ground for AFL talent continues to be enhanced after the club again provided three first round selections in the 2015 national draft held in...

  • Ash medallist Mitch Day is among those included in the Geelong VFL training squad. Picture: AL PACKER

    BFL stars in VFL contention

    GEELONG has cast its net far and wide over the city’s premier local leagues as the Cats continue their commitment to give home-grown talent an opportunity to showcase themselves at VFL...

  • New Geelong VFL coach Shane O'Bree speaks to the squad at training in December. Picture: AL PACKER

    VFL Cats in good hands – O’Bree

    SURROUNDING himself with some of the best local footy brains was one of the key priorities identified by new Geelong VFL coach Shane O’Bree. The VFL Cats have commenced pre-season training...

  • Harry Kol will be hoping to follow in dad Michael's footsteps in playing AFL. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Falcons Draft Profiles

    THE Geelong Falcons proud history of supplying talent to the AFL will continue in the upcoming draft week. Darcy Parish, Charlie Curnow – despite his Friday indiscretion – and Rhys Mathieson...

  • Tom Doedee has gone from basketballer to potential AFL draftee in less than 12 months. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    AFL dreaming for Doedee

    IT is a fair accolade when AFL recruiters rate you as the best one-on-one defender in Victoria. That’s the honour bestowed on Geelong Falcons’ backman Tom Doedee heading into the November...

  • Charlie Curnow is one of the more versatile players in the AFL Draft. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Mr Versatile

    THE major dilemma facing AFL clubs around Charlie Curnow in the upcoming national draft is exactly what type of player do they see the Geelong Falcon becoming? Are they taking him...

  • Darcy Parish gets his handball under pressure in Geelong Falcons' TAC Cup loss to Gippsland Power. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Falcons pair ready made – Turner

    GEELONG Falcons regional manager Michael Turner has declared Darcy Parish and Rhys Mathieson ready-made AFL players for whichever clubs selects the pair in the upcoming national draft. Parish is tipped to...

  • Matthew Scarlett (right) has been elevated to an assistant coaching role at Geelong. Picture: VICKI KING

    Scarlett steps up

    GEELONG great Matthew Scarlett has been elevated to an assistant coaching role with the Cats next season. Scarlett, renowned as one of the greatest full backs to play the game, will...

  • Shane O'Bree has been appointed Geelong VFL coach. Picture: AL PACKER

    VFL Cats say ‘Cheese’

    GEELONG has announced Shane O’Bree has its new VFL coach for the 2016 season. The former Brisbane and Collingwood midfielder replaced Paul Hood in the role. Hood is moving into the...

  • Luke Goetz in action for Altona. Picture: ALTONA FOOTBALL CLUB

    Young Jet on draft radar

    EARLY in the season Western Jets regional manager Shane Sexton and coach Torin Baker were told about an emerging ruckman dominating for Altona’s under-18 side in the Western Region Football League....

  • Harry Kol will be hoping to follow in dad Michael's footsteps in playing AFL. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Harry hopes history repeats

    COULD it be a case of history repeating itself for Harrison Kol after the talented utility was named winner of the 2015 Geelong Falcons best and fairest award? Kol polled 67...

  • Josh Porter has found himself on the radar of a number of AFL clubs. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    Tiger on draft radar

    YOUNG Werribee forward Josh Porter is emerging as a smokey for this year’s AFL National Draft after scoring a late invite to Sunday’s state screening. Porter has attracted interest from a...

  • Dale Carson celebrates one of his five third quarter goals. Picture: ARJ GIESE.

    Dale turns on the Carson Show

    DALE Carson turned from villain to hero for St Joseph’s in the space of 25 minutes in Saturday’s Geelong Football League Grand Final. The veteran swingman had struggled to contain dangerous...

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    Lovick adds to legend

    BEING part of St Joseph’s historic drought-break GFL premiership side holds special meaning for star defender Daniel Lovick. The dual Mathieson medallist knows the pain and anguish the club has experienced...

  • Dale Carson celebrates one of his five third quarter goals. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    Drought over for Joeys

    ST Joseph’s has ended a 26-year premiership drought after beating Newtown & Chilwell in today’s Geelong Football League Grand Final at Simonds Stadium. Joeys capped off their dominant season with a...

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    Cats wait on Danger

    GEELONG coach Chris Scott said the Cats are still waiting to hear what the intentions of star midfielder Patrick Dangerfield are for 2016. Reports over the weekend said Dangerfield was set...

  • Tom Ruggles has claimed the Geelong VFL best and fairest. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    VFL no struggle for Ruggles

    THE decision to return to the VFL after a year’s break has paid dividends for Geelong defender Tom Ruggles after he was crowned the Cats’ 2015 best and fairest. The consistent...

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    Knight shines brightest for Jets

    A DECISION to play with the Western Jets as a 19-year-old has paid dividends for Lachlan Knight, who has taken out the Barry Round Medal as the club’s best and fairest...

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