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VFLW: Four big inclusions for Cats

Rene Caris in action against the Blues in round eight. - Geelong Cats
Rene Caris in action against the Blues in round eight.

The Bendigo Bank Cats have been strengthened by the inclusion of four AFLW listed players for their round 16 clash against the Blues at GMHBA Stadium on Saturday.

Danielle Orr, Jordan Ivey, Rocky Cranston and Renee Garing headline nine addtions.

Last time the two sides met in round eight the Cats prevailed by seven points, with Orr the star kicking three goals in a best-on-ground performance.

Currently sitting seventh heading into the final round, the Cats must win on Saturday and hope either Collingwood defeats Hawthorn or NT Thunder beat Melbourne Uni to secure a place in the top six and finals.

The match will an AFL curtain raiser with the first bounce at 1.45pm.


Geelong’s round 21 team

B: 34 M Brown, 40 A Teague, 20 R Pearce
HB: 42 B Beckley, 18 M Hickey, 21 R Webster
C: 3 A McDonald, 36 L McEvoy, 28 D Taylor
HF: 43 M Maguire, 30 R Cranston, 2 D Orr
F: 8 K Darby, 17 G Clarke, 11 J Woollett
R: 1 R Caris, 27 S Van De Heuvel, 5 J Ivey
INT: 7 R Benham, 12 R Garing, 9 T Love, 23 H Rowe
EM: 4 C Blakeway, 44 R Goring, 41 A Haigh, 33 Z Inei, 45 M Keryk, 10 G Rankin, 22 E Vella
23P: 31 P Sheppard

In: D Orr, A Haigh, R Cranston, E Vella, J Ivey, H Rowe, R Garing, L McEvoy, M Brown
Out: L Lesosky-Hay, D Smith

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