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Geelong vs Western Bulldogs: AFL live scores

26th August, 2012

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Geelong vs. Western Bulldogs

Simonds Stadium
2012 AFL Premiership Season August 26, 2012
Geelong won by 34 points
Geelong Western Bulldogs
 Goal Behinds Points Goal Behinds Points
Q13220   106
Q28452   3321
Q310868   7547
Q41611107   11773
Teams

Geelong Cats

B: Matthew Scarlett, Tom Lonergan, Josh Hunt
HB: Andrew Mackie, Harry Taylor, Corey Enright
C: Mitch Duncan, Allen Christensen, Joel Corey
HF: Paul Chapman, James Podsiadly, Steven Motlop
F: Mathew Stokes, Tom Hawkins, Jimmy Bartel
Foll: Trent West, Steve Johnson, James Kelly
I/C: Travis Varcoe, Jonathan Simpkin, Taylor Hunt, Billie Smedts, Cameron Guthrie, Josh Walker, Jordan Murdoch

In: Travis Varcoe, Allen Christensen, Billie Smedts, Cameron Guthrie
Out: Joel Selwood (Soreness)

Western Bulldogs

B: Robert Murphy, Brian Lake, Easton Wood
HB: Christian Howard, Lukas Markovic, Lin Jong
C: Liam Picken, Matthew Boyd, Jason Johannisen
HF: Dylan Addison, Tory Dickson, Shaun Higgins
F: Daniel Giansiracusa, Liam Jones, Jordan Roughead
Foll: William Minson, Ryan Griffen, Mitchell Wallis
I/C: Adam Cooney, Jarrad Grant, Nathan Djerrkura, Zephaniah Skinner, Clay Smith, Michael Talia, Tom Campbell

In: Jarrad Grant, Liam Jones, Christian Howard, Michael Talia, Tom Campbell
Out: Ayce Cordy (Back), Fletcher Roberts

First Bounce: 1.10pm AEST
Venue: Simonds Stadium
Betting: Geelong $1.01, Western Bulldogs $17
Last time: Geelong 14.11 (95) d Western Bulldogs 11.9 (75)
TV: 7 (LIVE), Fox Sports 1 (LIVE)
26th August, 2012
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Geelong will look to build on their winning form heading into September as the Western Bulldogs pay them a visit. We’ll have live scores from 1.10pm AEST.

While the Bulldogs’ season is long gone, the Cats have just won four out of a tough five-game stretch.

It almost certainly won’t be enough to land them a top four berth however, meaning they will have to do things the hard way. Going into finals with momentum will be key.

The Dogs’ recent record, in comparison, is far from inspiring. Even close losses have proved hard to come by.

Making matters worse: Their recent record against Geelong leaves much to be desired.

Last week, the Cats beat St Kilda by 42 points, ending any chance the Saints had of making the finals.

Tom Hawkins exploded for six goals, while James Kelly had 29 disposals, five clearances and 11 tackles. Mitch Duncan was another key contributor.

It was a weekend to forget for the Dogs, with an 82-point loss to Sydney.

Ryan Griffen had a truly remarkable 47 disposals, while Matthew Boyd had a casual 35 of his own. Clay Smith had a solid game and Dylan Addison had four goals.

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The Dogs were just the fourth team this year to score 85 points in a game against the Swans, so while it was a disastrous afternoon defensively, you could argue they were effective in attack.

Travis Varcoe finally makes his return for Geelong, while Joel Selwood is an out. The Dogs have omitted Ayce Cordy (back) and Fletcher Roberts.