The beauty of a shortened season means that most games in the final round will have an effect on the final makeup of the top eight. 

Take a look at how the result of the Cats match and other games will determine their final position.

Geelong def Sydney

  • Cats guaranteed to be top 4
  • If Richmond lose or draw against Adelaide, Cats finish 3rd
  • If Richmond defeats Adelaide, Cats finish 4th

Geelong draw with Sydney

  • If West Coast and Richmond win, Cats finish 5th
  • If West Coast win and Richmond lose, Cats finish 4th
  • If West Coast lose and Richmond win, Cats finish 4th
  • If West Coast lose and Richmond lose, Cats finish 3rd

Geelong lose to Sydney

  • If West Coast and Richmond win, Cats finish 5th
  • If West Coast win and Richmond lose, Cats finish 5th
  • If West Coast lose and Richmond win, Cats finish 4th
  • If West Coast lose and Richmond lose, Cats finish 4th.
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Highlights v Swans (R19)

All the best bits from our match against Sydney in #Sel200

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If Cats finish 3rd:

Will play qualifying final against Brisbane (If Port def Collingwood, or Port and Brisbane lose) or Port Adelaide (If Port lose to Collingwood and Brisbane def Carlton). 

If Cats finish 4th:

Will play qualifying final against Brisbane (If Port lose to Collingwood and Brisbane def Carlton) or Port Adelaide (If Port def Collingwood, or Port and Brisbane lose).

If Cats finish 5th:

Will play elimination final against Collingwood, Western Bulldogs, Melbourne, Greater Western Sydney or St Kilda depending on other results.