Cats to disclose large weapons, new faces galore


GEELONG will unveil its three rookies collectively for the primary time throughout Saturday night time’s AAMI Neighborhood Sequence conflict with Essendon.

Former Hawks star Isaac Smith will make his first look in Cats colours after lacking final week’s follow recreation with Collingwood after a rolled ankle, and will probably be alongside former Giants fighter Jeremy Cameron and former Kangaroos and Bulldogs midfielder Shaun Higgins .

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Final yr’s Grand Finalists will subject a strong roster within the GMHBA Stadium conflict, with Patrick Dangerfield, Joel Selwood, Tom Hawkins, Mark Blicavs, Tom Stewart and defending high winner Cam Guthrie all chosen.

However ruckman Rhys Stanley doesn’t play, with younger Sam De Koning being chosen within the ruck.

Prime 10 Picks Archie Perkins and Nik Cox have been chosen for the Bombers after displaying thrilling indicators final week in opposition to Carlton, whereas new signing Alec Waterman may even head to the freeway after his four-goal effort in opposition to the Blues.

The Bombers are with out Michael Hurley (hip), Jake Stringer (achilles) and David Zaharakis (knee), however Harrison Jones was named after tweaking his knee in follow earlier this week.

North Melbourne chosen Will Phillips from his No.3 squad to face Hawthorn on Saturday afternoon at Arden Road.

The midfielder didn’t play in final week’s coaching match loss to St Kilda however is a part of the Roos squad with the membership’s group of recent signing – Jaidyn Stephenson, Aidan Corr, Lachie Younger and Atu Bosenavulagi.

Veteran midfielder Ben Cunnington stays on the sidelines after his concussion in coaching.

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The Falcons will stay with out Tom Mitchell (shoulder) and Chad Wingard (calf) as they race in opposition to the clock to play within the first spherical, however rookies Tom Phillips and Kyle Hartigan will play, as will freshmen Tyler Brockman and Connor Downie .

First alternative Denver Grainger-Barras has been named as an emergency for the sport.

Saturday March 6

North Melbourne v Hawthorn at Arden Road Oval, 4:10 p.m. AEDT


B: Okay. Hayden 37 B. McKay 23 S. Atley 18
HB: J. Ziebell – C 7 A.Corr 4 L. McDonald 11
VS: B. Scott 8 L. Davies-Uniacke 9 J. Stephenson 2
HF: Okay. Turner 28 C. Zurhaar 44 T. Thomas 26
F: T. Powell 24 N. Larkey 20 C. Taylor 5
Foll: T. Goldstein 22 D. Tyson 21 J. Simpkin 12
I / C: J. Mahony 1 A. Boenavulagi 15 La. Younger 17 J. Walker 19 W. Phillips 29 C. Lazaro 35 P Spicer 36 T.
Emerg: T. Garner 6 C. Menadue 31 P. Walker 33 E. Ford 40


B: Okay. Hartigan 28 S. Frost 8 S. Burgoyne 9
HB: J. Impey 4 B. Hardwick 15 W. Day 12
VS: D. Moore 36 J. Worpel 5 H. Morrison 1
HF: T. Phillips 16 T. O’Brien 23 O. Hanrahan 13
F: T. Brockman 42 M. Lewis 2 J. Koschitzke 34
Foll: B. McEvoy – C 7 L. Etis 26 D. Howe 17
I / C: C. Jiath 29 L. Bramble 0 J. Ceglar 18 C. Downie 41 D. Greaves 30 C. Nash 11 M. Hartley 27 F. Maginness 32
Emerg: E. Jeka 39 D. Grainger-Barras 38 N. Reeves 37 J. Morris 35

Geelong v Essendon at GMHBA stadium, 7:10 p.m. AEDT


B: J. Henry 38 M. Blicavs 46 T. Stewart 44
HB: M.O’Connor 42 L. Henderson 25 Z.Tuohy 2
VS: I. Smith 7 P. Dangerfield 35 S. Menégola 27
HF: G. Miers 32 J. Cameron 5 S. Higgins 4
F: G. Rohan 23 T. Hawkins 26 T. Atkins 30
Foll: S. De Koning 16 J. Selwood – C 14 B. Parfitt 3
I / C: J. Bews 24 J. Clark 6 C. Guthrie 29 J. Jenkins 11 J. Kolodjashnij 8 C. Constable 18 Z. Guthrie 39 F. Evans 31
Emerg: N. Kreuger 15 Q. Narkle 19 B. Jarvis 10 S. Neale 33


B: J.Stewart 17 A.Francis 10 J. Laverde 15
HB: N. Hind 19 J. Ridley 14 D. Heppell – C 21
VS: Okay. Langford 4 Z. Merrett 7 N. Cox 13
HF: D. Shiel 9 H. Jones 23 W. Snelling 40
F: A.McDonald-Tipungwuti 43 P.Wright 20 C. Hooker 26
Foll: S. Draper 2 J. Caldwell 6 B. Ham 33
I / C: N. Cahill 28 A.McGrath 1 D. Parish 3 D. Smith 5 M.Gleeson 8 N. Bryan 24 A.Perkins 16 A.Waterman 42
Emerg: T. Cutler 12 Z. Reid 31 B. Zerk-Thatcher 30 J. Eyre 32

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