Geelong has named their round one team to play GWS at GIANTS Stadium on Saturday night at 7.40pm.

The match promises be a close-fought battle after both sides played finals last season.

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The Cats have been boosted by the return of captain Joel Selwood and midfielder Mitch Duncan after they missed the recent Marsh Community Series.

Darcy Fort's impressive first-half performance against the Bombers in Colac appears to have helped him secure first go in the ruck, while Zach Guthrie gets an opportunity and will come in to play his first AFL game since Round Seven last year.

 

Geelong's Round One Team presented by GMHBA

Backs 7. Harry Taylor 46. Mark Blicavs 38. Jack Henry
Half Backs 42. Mark O'Connor 44. Tom Stewart 2. Zach Tuohy
Centreline 27. Sam Menegola 14. Joel Selwood (C) 39. Zachary Guthrie
Half Forwards 40. Luke Dahlhaus 32. Gryan Miers 30. Tom Atkins
Forwards 23. Gary Rohan 26. Tom Hawkins 17. Esava Ratugolea
Followers 28. Darcy Fort 35. Patrick Dangerfield 19. Quinton Narkle
Interchange 4. Gary Ablett 6. Jordan Clark 22. Mitch Duncan
  29. Cameron Guthrie    
       
Emergencies 1. Rhys Stanley 3. Brandan Parfitt 11. Joshua Jenkins
  37. Sam Simpson    

 

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Chris Scott Press Conference

Chris spoke to the media via phone ahead of round one.

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