TAC Cup

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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...

  • Geelong Falcons and Calder Cannons will again meet in a Friday night fixture at Simonds Stadium in 2016. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Six at Simonds for Falcons

    JUST a month after regional manager Michael Turner raised concerns about the cost of playing at Simonds Stadium, the Geelong Falcons have been fixtured for six matches at the venue in...

  • Former Geelong Falcon Will Sexton isn't giving up on his AFL dream. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Sexton not giving up on dream

    FORMER Geelong Falcon Will Sexton has moved on quickly from being overlooked during the AFL draft period. Many pundits had Sexton finding his way on to a list at least via...

  • Alex Witherden trains with Geelong on Wednesday morning. Picture: AL PACKER

    AFL taste for young Falcon

    THERE’S plenty of new faces at Geelong’s pre-season training and another two more talented youngsters will join the Cats for the next fortnight. Geelong Falcons defender Alex Witherden will rub shoulders...

  • 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....

  • Will Geelong Falcon Brett Blair get an AFL shot in today's Rookie Draft? Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Rookie chance for Falcons

    MICHAEL Turner is hoping more Geelong Falcons will find their way to AFL clubs in today’s Rookie Draft. The long-serving Talent Manager believes best and fairest Harry Kol, leading goalkicker Brett...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Charlie Curnow in action for the Geelong Falcons. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Curnow held by police

    CHARLIE Curnow has spent time at Geelong police station after refusing a breath test. The 18-year-old was held by officers in the early hours of this morning after he was pulled...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Max Augerinos will remain with the Geelong Falcons as a 19-year-old. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Falcons squad released

    GEELONG Falcons have named a 90-strong pre-season training squad as preparations begin for the 2016 TAC Cup season. The group includes 10 19-year-olds, 33 18-year-olds and 47 17-year-olds. Max Augerinos, who...

  • Geelong Falcon Alex Witherden has been named in the AFL Academy squad to play on AFL Grand Final day. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    Falcon gets MCG chance

    PROMISING Geelong Falcons youngster Alex Witherden will get to grace the MCG on AFL Grand Final day after being named to play for the AFL Academy against the Allies in a...

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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...

  • Rhys Mathieson (pictured) and teammate Darcy Parish earned selection in the TAC Cup Team of the Year for a second straight year. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    More honours for Falcons pair

    TOP 10 national draft prospects Darcy Parish and Rhys Mathieson have claimed another piece of history by becoming the latest Geelong Falcons pair to be named in the TAC Cup Team...

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    Falcons bounced by Ranges

    THE Geelong Falcons have made a straight sets exit from the TAC Cup finals for the second consecutive season after being eliminated by the Eastern Ranges in today’s semi final at...

  • Lockie McCartney looks for an option in last week;s qualifying final loss to North Ballarat Rebels. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    TAC Cup Preview – Semi Finals

    CONTESTED footy – that’s the theme for the Geelong Falcons ahead of Sunday’s knockout TAC Cup semi-final against the Eastern Ranges at Carlton’s Princes Park. The Falcons are out to avoid...

  • Rhys Mathieson celebrates a goal in Geelong Falcons' TAC Cup qualifying final loss to North Ballarat Rebels. Picture: ARJ GIESE

    TAC Cup Review – Finals Week 1

    A FINAL quarter fadeout has cost the Geelong Falcons a direct passage to a TAC Cup preliminary final after they suffered a 12-point loss to North Ballarat in today’s qualifying final...

  • Charlie Curnow in action for the Geelong Falcons. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    TAC Cup Preview – Finals Week 1

    THEY have conquered the top team twice already this season but Geelong Falcons coach Andy Allthorpe believes his side still has plenty of improvement ahead of their TAC Cup qualifying final...

  • Harry Kol was among the Geelong Falcons' best in their crucial win over Dandenong. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    TAC Cup Review – Round 18

    GEELONG Falcons have snatched a double-chance after an impressive 36-point win over second-placed Dandenong Stingrays at Simonds Stadium. The Falcons, who needed the four points to jump into fourth spot after...

  • Baden Remmos will miss the rest of the season with a serious knee injury. Picture: BRIAN BARTLETT

    TAC Cup Preview – Round 18

    GEELONG Falcons have suffered a blow on the eve of the TAC Cup finals with scans confirming a knee injury suffered by Baden Remmos in last week’s win over Oakleigh Chargers...

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

    TAC Cup Review – Round 17

      A THIRD quarter blitz has kept the Geelong Falcons hopes of a top four finish alive after they toppled reigning premiers Oakleigh in Saturday’s TAC Cup clash at Warrawee Park....

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    TAC Cup Preview – Round 17

    GEELONG Falcons coach Andy Allthorpe must be getting a sense of déjà vu about his team’s next fortnight in the TAC Cup. The Falcons take on reigning premiers the Oakleigh Chargers...

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