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Sydney stuns the Cats in Geelong with final-quarter blitz

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TODAY’S LINE-UP: Jimmy Batel, Leigh Matthews, Caroline Wilson, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Tiff Cherry.

Photo: Mark Dadswell / AAP

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FULL TIME

Sydney has run over Geelong to win by 17 points.

The Swans came from with seven final-quarter goals, with the less experienced players coming to the fore when it mattered.

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HALF TIME

Geelong leads by two goals at the main break.

Jimmy Bartel said the Cats have been both more physical and cleaner with the ball.

“That led to the 17-8 inside 50 count in the second quarter,” Jimmy said.

Click PLAY for the half-time wrap

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LATE CHANGES

Geelong has made a late change today.

Brandan Parfitt is out, with Zach Guthrie coming into the 22.

Sydney is unchanged.

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THE BUILD-UP

Geelong hosts Sydney on Saturday fresh from a confidence-boosting away win over Port.

The Swans, meanwhile, have to make the trek without star players Dan Hannebery and Lance Franklin.

But if Sydney learnt anything from their loss to Adelaide last week, it’s that teams can win without key players!

Can the undermanned Swans produce an upset?

Find out with the No. 1 commentary team in the game on 3AW Football!

 

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