Francis Evans & Eddie Betts out on track Wednesday morning.

GEELONG is readying itself for a visit from the Lions and the players hit the track on Wednesday for the week's main session.

Mark O'Connor and Gryan Miers trained strongly after coach Chris Scott announced they would be making their season debuts on Friday night.

The Lions present a big challenge for the Cats, with the same fixture last season going right down to the wire in front of the Cats home fans.