RENE Caris has earned a senior recall for Geelong's second round clash with Brisbane in place of defender Rebecca Goring. 

Geelong will take on the Lions on Sunday at GMHBA Stadium. 

Supporters of both teams are encouraged to arrive early as there will be many great activities and giveaways for the whole family to enjoy at Legend’s Plaza prior to the 1.10pm first bounce.


The Cats will be hunting their first win of the season after falling late to Fremantle in round one.

Their opponent Brisbane defeated reigning premier Adelaide in the opening round and will provide a tough challenge in the Cats first appearance at GMHBA Stadium in 2020.

“After the weekend’s result and being so competitive for so long in the game we are really keen to get a win on the board,” Geelong coach Paul Hood said at Thursday’s press conference.

"The players are burning with desire the get the result.”

Round Two Team v Brisbane

B: 19. Millie Brown, 24. Maddy McMahon
HB: 45. Maddy Keryk, 18. Melissa Hickey (c), 28. Denby Taylor
C: 9. Nina Morrison, 30. Richelle Cranston, 27. Sophie Van De Heuvel
HF: 12. Renee Garing, 7. Madisen Maguire, 6. Julia Crockett-Grills
F: 23. Phoebe McWilliams, 5. Jordan Ivey
R: 14. Aasta O’Connor, 21. Rebecca Webster, 16. Olivia Purcell
I/C: 3. Amy McDonald, 10. Georgie Rankin, 1. Rene Caris, 2. Danielle Higgins, 26, 17. Georgia Clarke

In: 1. Rene Caris
Out: 44. Rebecca Goring (omitted)

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