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New Cats numbers revealed

The Geelong Cats’ 12 new recruits have been presented with their new guernsey numbers for 2019 - Geelong Cats,Gary Rohan,Luke Dahlhaus,Jordan Clark,Nathan Kreuger
The Geelong Cats’ 12 new recruits have been presented with their new guernsey numbers for 2019
Max Rooke is obviously a club legend and he is a fierce tackler and I love to base my game around that being a small forward.
Jake Tarca

The Geelong Cats’ 12 new recruits have been presented with their guernsey numbers for 2019.

The Cats’ first pick in the AFL Draft, Jordan Clark, will don the lowest number of the group, with the creative defender to run out in number six.

Star recruits Gary Rohan and Luke Dahlhaus will wear guernseys 23 and 40 respectively.

High-flying forward Ben Jarvis is excited to be given the number 10, worn previously by Daniel Menzel.

“I grew up with my junior footy playing in number 10 so to put it on at an AFL club is unreal and I cannot wait,” said Jarvis.

Fellow South Australian’s Jacob Kennerley (21) and Jake Tarca (33) are equally looking forward to running out in their new numbers next year.

“It is unbelievable, there has been some pretty good players wear it in the past like Cam Mooney and Jordan Murdoch,” Kennerley said.

Tarca said it means a lot to ‘be pulling on the hoops’.

“It was a childhood dream to play AFL football and it is a great club to be a part of, so it means a lot,” Tarca said.

“Max Rooke is obviously a club legend and he is a fierce tackler and I love to base my game around that being a small forward, they are big shoes to fill but I am looking forward to it.”

Nathan Kreuger (15), Oscar Brownless (20) Darcy Fort (28), Tom Atkins (30), Blake Schlensog (36) and Stefan Okunbor (43) round out the other player numbers for 2019.


New player numbers
6 – Jordan Clark
10 – Ben Jarvis
15 – Nathan Kreuger
20 – Oscar Brownless
21 – Jacob Kennerley
23 – Gary Rohan
28 – Darcy Fort
30 – Tom Atkins
33 – Jake Tarca
36 – Blake Schlensog
40 – Luke Dahlhaus
43 – Stefan Okunbor

AFLW Player number announcement
It has been a big day for the football club with the AFLW team also officially announcing the number each player will wear in 2019.

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