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Geelong Cats vs GWS Giants: AFL live scores, blog, highlights

4th May, 2018

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Geelong Cats vs. GWS Giants

GMHBA Stadium
AFL Home and Away May 4, 2018
Geelong Cats 93, GWS Giants 32
Geelong Cats GWS Giants
 G B Pts G B Pts
Q14125   106
Q27244   2517
Q312375   2719
Q414993   4832
When: 7:50pm (AEST)
Where: GMBHA Stadium
TV: Live, Seven and Fox Footy
Betting: Geelong $1.40, GWS $3

B Jack Henry, Mark Blicavs, Tom Stewart
HB Jed Bews, Jake Kolodjashnij, Zach Tuohy
C Jackson Thurlow, Joel Selwood, Scott Selwood
HF Cory Gregson, Esava Ratugolea, Stewart Crameri
F Sam Menegola, Tom Hawkins, Jordan Murdoch
FOL Zac Smith, Patrick Dangerfield, Mitch Duncan
I/C Jordan Cunico, Lachie Fogarty, Zach Guthrie, Tim Kelly
EMG Wylie Buzza, Charlie Constable, James Parsons, Rhys Stanley

B Jeremy Finlayson, Adam Tomlinson, Heath Shaw
HB Nick Haynes, Phil Davis, Matt de Boer
C Lachie Whitfield, Dylan Shiel, Aidan Corr
HF Daniel Lloyd, Harry Himmelberg, Jacob Hopper
F Callan Ward, Ryan Griffen, Sam J. Reid
FOL Jonathon Patton, Stephen Coniglio, Nick Shipley
I/C Tim Taranto, Zac Langdon, Lachlan Keeffe, Dylan Buckley
EMG Aiden Bonar, Isaac Cumming, Dawson Simpson, Tim Mohr
The Cats host the Giants in Friday night footy. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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4th May, 2018
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The Geelong Cats host the Greater Western Sydney Giants to start AFL Round 7. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 7:50pm (AEST).

Geelong’s last home game was a missed opportunity. Having led for a fair chunk against the Swans, they capitulated in the final quarter to lose by three goals.

GWS, for their part, won comfortably last weekend – as one would’ve expected, given they played the struggling Brisbane Lions.

In terms of history, the Giants have lost all three of their visits to this ground by an average of 40 points.

The Cats, on the other hand, have a great record at this ground, and a formidable home advantage. Thus, this match, as history tells us, should be a win for Geelong.

However, there are changes aplenty for both sides.

The Giants have lost former Tiger Brett Deledio and imposing key forward Jeremy Cameron, who join the likes of Josh Kelly, Rory Lobb and Toby Greene in the stands. Former Blue Dylan Buckley and ex-Collingwood player Lachlan Keeffe join the side for their club debuts.

Geelong have made three changes, with Rhys Stanley and James Parsons omitted, and George Horlin-Smith out with concussion. Scott Selwood, Zac Smith and former Bulldog Stewart Crameri all join the side.

All signs are pointing towards a comfortable Cats victory, but ‘great record at the ground and up against a Sydney side missing several of their best players’ described last weekend’s game – look how that turned out.


Still, the Cats should win this one – probably narrowly, spoiling Giants’ coach Leon Cameron’s 100th match.

Geelong by 7 points.

Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 7:50pm (AEST).