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Elderly man carjacked in Geelong - Yahoo7
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Two carjackers who dragged an elderly man from his ute in Geelong have spent a day on the run.
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Geelong man dies in car, train collision
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police car side new A Norlane man has died in hospital after his car and a train collided at Bairnsdale, in the state's east. Emergency crews were called to the scene at around 6.20am Monday. The 28-year-old man, who was the only person in the car, was ...
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Carjacking of elderly Vic man 'abhorrent'
Hitz 939 News
Supt Gillard said carjackings were on the rise in the Geelong area. Victoria Police earlier this year admitted there'd been a significant increase in violent car thefts across the state but argued the 80 per cent spike didn't mean Victoria was facing ...
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Elderly man carjacked in Geelong
Hitz 939 News
The Norlane man, 76, was waiting at an intersection in Norlane on Monday about 2pm when a man opened the passenger side door and jumped in, police say. A second man opened the driver side door, pulled the elderly man from the car, took the man's ...
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Local police station hours cut
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waurn ponds police new Police services in the Geelong region are being cut again, with the Waurn Ponds Police Station forced to cut the number of hours its counter will be available for public attendance. The reduced hours are expected to see the ...
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Architecture and Design
Work on Hassell-designed upgrade of Geelong Performing Arts Centre to begin next year
Architecture and Design
The Geelong Performing Arts Centre will go through a major upgrade of its facilities next year with the $38.5 million redevelopment to provide a new experience to artists, performers, patrons and visitors. Designed by Hassell, the proposed upgrade of ...
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Sold! Canadian firm buys Geelong port
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Geelong Port The For Sale sign has been taken down and the Port of Geelong now has a new owner. It follows last week's takeover of Asciano by a consortium. The organisation will be split into three distinct businesses. Bulk and Automotive Port Services ...
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Serial illegal driver jailed over hit-run Rebecca McDonald / 24 August 2016
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Geelong courts An unlicenced driver who fled after crashing into another car that was carrying a toddler, has been jailed. The 31-year-old pleaded guilty to charges including failing to stop after an accident and unlicensed driving over the crash in ...
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Elderly man carjacked in Geelong - 4BU
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The Norlane man, 76, was waiting at an intersection in Norlane on Monday about 2pm when a man opened the passenger side door and jumped in, police say.
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Man, 76, carjacked in broad daylight at Norlane in Geelong's north ...
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Police say two men pulled a 76-year-old driver from his ute and stole his wallet before driving off.
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Architecture AU
Designs revealed: Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment
Architecture AU
"There was a masterplan undertaken for the wider context [of the Geelong cultural precinct] and stage two is also about creating a new identity and destination for GPAC and for Geelong. The project also provides a new and stronger address and two ...
2016/08/23 10:01201608231001
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Police taser Geelong swordsman
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police sign general 2 A man has been arrested after allegedly advancing toward police with a sword in Geelong. Officers were called to an address near The Esplanade around 1am Sunday after reports of a disturbance. As they arrived the man allegedly ...
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Real estate agent cracks it over egg attack Rebecca McDonald / 23 August 2016
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egg woman A real estate agency is counting the cost after an upset customer apparently threw rotten eggs into their Geelong office. CCTV footage shows the woman pretending to browse nearby stores on Saturday afternoon, as Michelle Winkle of the ...
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Enrol to vote - if you're allowed
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Geelong may not be voting for its own council this year but people in other local municipalities are being urged to ensure they're enrolled to vote ahead of the upcoming council elections. Geelong will be the only municipality to sit out the council ...
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Geelong joins council talk-fest
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Representatives from the City of Greater Geelong are meeting with other major regional Victorian councils in Melbourne. The Regional Cities Victoria annual forum is currently underway in the state capital. The talk-fest is focussed on five strategic ...
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Telstra wins fight for cemetery phone tower Rebecca McDonald / 22 August 2016
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western cemetery Telstra's controversial plan to build a new base station in a local cemetery has been given the green light. The Telco took the proposal for the 35m tower to Victoria's planning tribunal after the City of Greater Geelong last year ...
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Tenders called again for bridge works
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The City of Greater Geelong says the project will provide a key connection between the CBD and Geelong West. It is readvertising its tender for the design and fabrication of the bridge. The project will include replacing the old bridge with a wider ...
2016/08/23 13:31201608231331
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Maritime Herald (press release) (blog)
Chemical tanker Bow Singapore grounded in Port Phillip Bay, Australia
Maritime Herald (press release) (blog)
Bow Singapore The chemical tanker Bow Singapore grounded in Port Phillip Bay on 5 nautical miles off Rosebud, Australia. The vessel was passes through Victory Bight and headed to Geelong port in bad weather conditions, but lost maneuverability after ...
2016/08/22 14:41201608221441
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Architecture and Design
Danish architects pip Australia's ARM Architecture to win Public Library of the Year Award 2016
Architecture and Design
Becoming the first Danish library to win the award, Dokk1 defeated ARM Architecture's Geelong Library & Heritage Centre in Geelong, Australia, SOM's Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library, and Bollig Design Group's Success Public Library in ...
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Odfjell tanker runs aground off Australia
Splash 247
An Odfjell chemical tanker has run aground on a sandbar in Port Phillip Bay, off Rosebud in Australia. Bow Singapore was inbound into Geelong port in bad weather conditions at the time of the incident, which occurred sometime around 18:00hrs (local ...
2016/08/20 15:120160820151
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'Super commuters' targeted in regional cities growth plan
Brisbane Times
When Geelong's largest apartment building hits the market next week it is thought up to 30 per cent of buyers will be future "super commuters" from Melbourne. The real estate agent did some exit polls at CBD display suites and found many Melburnians ...
2016/08/23 14:01201608231401
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"they were fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters" - road death scars will never heal
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And a spate of deaths on Geelong roads has police fearing more locals may not be returning to work come Monday morning. The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a wet weekend and police say roads will be particularly treacherous. In the latest fatality ...
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Car theft, kidnap accomplice still on the run
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Police are still hunting a man over a car theft that turned into a child abduction that began in Werribee and ended in Geelong. An 18-year-old man has been charged after a BMW was stolen from a Wyndham Vale driveway, with a five-year-old girl in the ...
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"Near miss" at notorious level crossing
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Colac Train 4 V/Line has reported a near-miss at the same level crossing near Colac where a train collided with a truck just over a month ago. Boom gates and flashing lights were installed at the Pirron Yallock crossing following last month's accident.
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Copper chopper a proper chase stopper
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A man has been charged after allegedly trying to evade police between Geelong and Bacchus Marsh. The 24-year-old was seen driving erratically in an allegedly stolen car late Wednesday afternoon. Police say they did not commence a chase due to public ...
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Invites go out for 'council jury'
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It follows the controversial sacking of Mayor Darryn Lyons and the 12 councillors back in April. At the time the Labor government claimed the council had failed on a number of levels. Geelong voters will vote for a new council in October 2017, with ...
2016/08/19 17:41201608191741
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Dad and girl reunited after Vic car theft
Hitz 939 News
Superintendent Craig Gillard said police pursued the BMW in a "low-speed chase" after the car was spotted in Norlane, near Geelong. After crossing onto the wrong side of the road and stopping on a median strip, two men fled from the car. Police found ...
2016/08/18 18:21201608181821
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Man arrested over Vic child abduction
Hitz 939 News
An 18-year-old man is now in custody after police received reports of a man loitering in Norlane, near Geelong. The stolen car was spotted in the suburb in the morning by Geelong police. Superintendent Craig Gillard said the officers pursued the BMW in ...
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Man arrested over car theft with child inside
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Norlane dog squad A man has been arrested over the alleged theft of a car in Wyndham Vale with a young girl in it. Police say the 18-year-old was arrested around 1.30 this afternoon in Norlane, after reports of a suspicious loiterer. He is now helping ...
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ABC Online
Police arrest man after car stolen with child inside
ABC Online
Police chased the car after spotting it at Norlane, in Geelong, about 7:00am. The driver fled after the car was stopped on Plume Street, Norlane. The girl was found safe and has been reunited with her family. Police arrested an 18-year-old man in ...
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Michael Dee suspended at Geelong
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Apprentice Michael Dee has relinquished rides at Moonee Valley after being suspended for careless riding at Geelong. The apprentice will begin his ban after Thursday's Sale meeting with Craig Newitt to replace him on O'Malley in Saturday's Listed ...
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ABC Online
Police charge man after car stolen with child inside
ABC Online
The driver fled and drove 40 kilometres towards Geelong before hitting a kerb so hard it deployed the airbags. The girl was found safe and has been reunited with her family. Police arrested the man and he was later charged with a number of offences ...
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Yahoo7 News
Man arrested after carjacked BMW found with five-year-old inside, safe and well
Yahoo7 News
Police located the luxury car in the Geelong suburb of Norlane just after 7am and a short pursuit commenced. The vehicle was stopped on Plume Street and a man jumped out of the car and fled. Following a police search for the men, a man was arrested at ...
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Child safe after car stolen from Vic home
Hitz 939 News
A five-year-old girl has endured a terrifying ordeal after she was caught up in the carjacking of a BMW which was stolen in Melbourne and driven to Geelong before being chased by police. The girl was a passenger in the car which was taken from a house ...
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Child taken in stolen car from Vic home
Townsville Bulletin
Police spotted the car 40km away in Norlane in Geelong and gave chase with two men running from the scene. The boy was found unhurt and has been reunited with his parents. Police are searching for the thieves and have urged members of the public with ...
2016/08/23 17:21201608231721
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Child safe after car stolen from Vic home
4BU News (press release) (blog)
A five-year-old boy has endured a terrifying ordeal after he was caught up in the carjacking of a luxury car which was stolen in Melbourne and driven to Geelong before being chased by police. The boy was a passenger in the BMW which was taken from a ...
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Wyndham voters: stop treating us like dummies Rebecca McDonald / 18 August 2016
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Geelong Broadcasters is not suggesting that any Wyndham councillors are or have been involved in illegal activities. Liberal MP Bernie Finn warns the City of Wyndham could turn out to be a repeat of the Brimbank debacle. The ALP-dominated Brimbank ...
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Thieves target train station carparks
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The call has been sparked by an increase in the number of car break-ins across the Geelong region, including Highton, Geelong, Corio, Norlane, North Geelong, Newtown and Hamlyn Heights. Offenders are targeting residential areas and police say they ...
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Carjacked BMW found with five-year-old inside, safe and well
Yahoo7 News
Police located the luxury car in the Geelong suburb of Norlane just after 7am and a short pursuit commenced. The vehicle was stopped on Plume Street and a man jumped out of the car and fled. Police are currently searching for both men. One of the men ...
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The Weekly Review
A Geelong actress discusses family life with two actors in the house
The Weekly Review
Geelong actor Natalie O'Donnell has travelled across the world and all over Australia with her career while balancing family life and supporting her husband Simon Gleeson's acting career. Over the past 18 years, she has appeared in various musical ...
2016/08/18 12:41201608181241
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The Weekly Review
Strong growth recorded for Geelong home building
The Weekly Review
Grovedale has been the most popular Geelong region suburb for house building approvals over the year, with 641 recorded. Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads also recorded strong house approvals, with 478 reported over the year ending June 2016.
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Geelong restaurant one of Australia's best Rebecca McDonald / 18 August 2016
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A new restaurant in Geelong has made a stunning debut after being named the best in regional Australia, cementing the city's growing reputation as a destination for foodies. Igni has been recognised in the annual Gourmet Travellers Restaurant Awards, ...
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Alleged machete man faces court
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... at her Norlane home, including an iPad and a mobile phone. He is charged with attempted armed robbery and theft, and has been remanded to reappear in the Geelong Magistrates' Court on November 11, according to a report in the Geelong Advertiser.
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Break out the sunscreen - but don't put the brolley away Rebecca McDonald / 18 August 2016
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And a severe weather warning has been issued for for today for the Central district, which includes Geelong, Werribee and the Surf Coast. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting wind gusts of up to 100km/hr in some parts of the district. That's ...
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Architectural Digest
Schmidt Hammer Lassen's Dokk1 Named the Public Library of the Year
Architectural Digest
At an event in Columbus, Ohio, an international panel of jurors selected Schmidt Hammer Lassen's design over several other finalists, including the SOM-conceived Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library; the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre in ...
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ABC Online
Girl, 5, in back seat of car stolen from Wyndham Vale in Melbourne's west
ABC Online
The car was spotted about 40 kilometres away in Norlane, Geelong, just after 7:00am and was pursued by police. It crashed and a man then ran from the car. The girl was found safe and well. The girl's father, Manik Sharma, was still coming to terms with ...
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ABC Online
Boy, 5, in back seat of car stolen from Wyndham Vale in Melbourne's west
ABC Online
A five-year-old boy who was sitting inside a car stolen from a driveway in Wyndham Vale, in Melbourne's west, has been found in Geelong. Police said the black BMW was taken from the driveway of a house on Kinglake Drive about 6:30am. The male offender ...
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Nolen gets first win since injury lay-off
Bloodstock.com.au
At his sixth ride back on Wednesday, Nolen guided four-year-old gelding Anemoi to victory in a benchmark race at Geelong. Nolen said it took a bit of time to sharpen his skills again after such a lengthy lay-off and he was looking forward to the ...
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Racing.com
Geelong - Did You See...
Racing.com
The Nigel Blackiston-trained filly put itself in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas discussion, with a dominant maiden win over 1100m at Geelong on Wednesday. The daughter of Gio Ponti saluted by three-and-a-quarter lengths in what was her second career ...
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ABC Online
Man, 76, carjacked in broad daylight at Norlane in Geelong's north
ABC Online
Police are searching for two men who carjacked an elderly man in broad daylight at Geelong earlier this week. Police said a 76-year-old man was in his ute when he was approached by two men at the intersection of Station and Forster streets in Norlane ...
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Carjacking of elderly Vic man 'abhorrent'4BU News (press release) (blog)
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Sold! Canadian firm buys Geelong port
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Geelong Port The For Sale sign has been taken down and the Port of Geelong now has a new owner. It follows last week's takeover of Asciano by a consortium. The organisation will be split into three distinct businesses. Bulk and Automotive Port Services ...
2016/08/24 13:31201608241331
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Architecture AU
Designs revealed: Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment
Architecture AU
"There was a masterplan undertaken for the wider context [of the Geelong cultural precinct] and stage two is also about creating a new identity and destination for GPAC and for Geelong. The project also provides a new and stronger address and two ...
2016/08/23 10:01201608231001
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Local police station hours cut
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waurn ponds police new Police services in the Geelong region are being cut again, with the Waurn Ponds Police Station forced to cut the number of hours its counter will be available for public attendance. The reduced hours are expected to see the ...
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Police taser Geelong swordsman - A man has been arrested after allegedly advancing toward police with a sword in ...
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A man has been arrested after allegedly advancing toward police with a sword in Geelong. Officers were called to an address near The Esplanade around 1am Sunday after reports of a disturbance. As they arrived the man allegedly removed the sword from a ...
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Geelong joins council talk-fest
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rcv forum twitter Representatives from the City of Greater Geelong are meeting with other major regional Victorian councils in Melbourne. The Regional Cities Victoria annual forum is currently underway in the state capital. The talk-fest is focussed on ...
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Serial illegal driver jailed over hit-run Rebecca McDonald / 24 August 2016
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Geelong courts An unlicenced driver who fled after crashing into another car that was carrying a toddler, has been jailed. The 31-year-old pleaded guilty to charges including failing to stop after an accident and unlicensed driving over the crash in ...
2016/08/24 95:120160824951
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Architecture and Design
Work on Hassell-designed upgrade of Geelong Performing Arts Centre to begin next year
Architecture and Design
The Geelong Performing Arts Centre will go through a major upgrade of its facilities next year with the $38.5 million redevelopment to provide a new experience to artists, performers, patrons and visitors. Designed by Hassell, the proposed upgrade of ...
2016/08/24 92:120160824921
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Enrol to vote - if you're allowed
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Geelong may not be voting for its own council this year but people in other local municipalities are being urged to ensure they're enrolled to vote ahead of the upcoming council elections. Geelong will be the only municipality to sit out the council ...
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Real estate agent cracks it over egg attack Rebecca McDonald / 23 August 2016
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egg woman A real estate agency is counting the cost after an upset customer apparently threw rotten eggs into their Geelong office. CCTV footage shows the woman pretending to browse nearby stores on Saturday afternoon, as Michelle Winkle of the ...
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Racing.com
Fromparis... to Geelong
Racing.com
Fromparis Withlove is currently rated a $13 chance to win the Geelong maiden with CrownBet, while she is an $81 fancy in the all-in Thousand Guineas market. Running in the same maiden on Wednesday is the John O'Shea-trained filly Gridelin. It will be ...
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ABC Online
Geelong to host T20 international men's and women's cricket matches
ABC Online
International cricket will come to Geelong for the first time this summer when the city hosts part of the international T20 series. Cricket Australia has announced that Australia will play Sri Lanka at Kardinia Park on February 19. It will be a double ...
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Geelong to host Australia-Sri Lanka T20 next year (Aug 7, 2016)FOXSports.com
Venues named for three T20Is between the Kangaroos and LionsNewsfirst
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The Weekly Review
A Geelong actress discusses family life with two actors in the house
The Weekly Review
Geelong actor Natalie O'Donnell has travelled across the world and all over Australia with her career while balancing family life and supporting her husband Simon Gleeson's acting career. Over the past 18 years, she has appeared in various musical ...
2016/08/18 12:41201608181241
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The Weekly Review
Strong growth recorded for Geelong home building
The Weekly Review
Grovedale has been the most popular Geelong region suburb for house building approvals over the year, with 641 recorded. Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads also recorded strong house approvals, with 478 reported over the year ending June 2016.
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BoatAdvice (press release)
Geelong Festival to Launch Boating Season
BoatAdvice (press release)
To celebrate the opening of the 2016-17 boating season and promote boating as a recreational lifestyle activity, the Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) is organising the inaugural Life's Better With A Boat - Geelong Festival. The event ...
2016/08/15 13:11201608151311
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Yahoo7 News
Friends remember kind hearted P-plater who died in high speed Geelong crash - Yahoo7
Yahoo7 News
Friends have paid tribute to "kind hearted" P-plater Richard Lander who died in a horror high speed crash in North Geelong. Twenty-four-year-old Grovedale driver Richard Lander died and his passenger is fighting for his life after a car crashed into a ...
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Deane Lester's Premium Picks - Geelong
Racing.com
Look At Me Now is enjoying a strong campaign and looks the one to beat when she contests the Benchmark 64 Handicap (2200m). The Darren Weir-trained mare has recorded a win and three placings from her past four starts, including a last-start second ...
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Royal Geelong Yacht Club Announces New Dates for 2017 Festival of Sails
LiveSailDie.com
A change of date for the 2017 Festival of Sails will now see it launch a nine day feast of sporting action on the Geelong waterfront in January, which will open with the largest sailing regatta in the southern hemisphere and conclude with the ...
2016/08/17 20:41201608172041
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Telstra wins fight for cemetery phone tower Rebecca McDonald / 22 August 2016
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western cemetery Telstra's controversial plan to build a new base station in a local cemetery has been given the green light. The Telco took the proposal for the 35m tower to Victoria's planning tribunal after the City of Greater Geelong last year ...
2016/08/23 90:120160823901
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StartupSmart
Meet PanelHype, the Geelong startup helping local small businesses turn mobile devices into advertising space
StartupSmart
Five entrepreneurs have teamed up to launch a digital marketplace that enables small businesses in the Victorian regional centre of Geelong turn mobile devices into ad space. PanelHype's peer-to-peer display advertising platform is an innovative way to ...
2016/08/17 00:120160817001
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Tenders called again for bridge works
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The City of Greater Geelong says the project will provide a key connection between the CBD and Geelong West. It is readvertising its tender for the design and fabrication of the bridge. The project will include replacing the old bridge with a wider ...
2016/08/23 13:31201608231331
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Geelong restaurant one of Australia's best Rebecca McDonald / 18 August 2016
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A new restaurant in Geelong has made a stunning debut after being named the best in regional Australia, cementing the city's growing reputation as a destination for foodies. Igni has been recognised in the annual Gourmet Travellers Restaurant Awards, ...
Gourmet Traveller National Restaurant Awards announce 2016 winnersthe AU review (blog)
2016/08/19 11:21201608191121
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Michael Dee suspended at Geelong
Bloodstock.com.au
Apprentice Michael Dee has relinquished rides at Moonee Valley after being suspended for careless riding at Geelong. The apprentice will begin his ban after Thursday's Sale meeting with Craig Newitt to replace him on O'Malley in Saturday's Listed ...
2016/08/18 13:01201608181301
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The Weekly Review
Geelong house prices outstrip Melbourne's growth
The Weekly Review
House prices in Geelong have increased 8.6 per cent in the past 12 months, the highest annual growth rate recorded by the local market in more than five years. The strong annual result is also ahead of that recorded in Melbourne, where house prices ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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The Weekly Review
A new Asian inspired menu can be found at a restaurant at the end of Cunningham Pier, formally home to Baveras
The Weekly Review
Instead, vibrant splashes of colour, street art and fun have brought to life the newest restaurant to hit the growing Geelong food scene. Enter Wah Wah Gee. With a name inspired by the old wah-wah pedals used with guitars to alter the sound, it ...
2016/08/04 91:120160804911
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The Weekly Review
The Geelong housing market has recorded yet another increase with our top suburbs revealed
The Weekly Review
It was followed by East Geelong, up 15.8 per cent for a median of $473,500, while Herne Hill increased 13.7 per cent ($390,000), Portarlington 13.3 per cent ($470,000) and Newtown had a rise of 13.2 per cent to $650,000. Harcourts North Geelong ...
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The Weekly Review
Excitement awaits adventurous visitors of the Geelong region
The Weekly Review
Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine executive director Roger Grant says Geelong has been reinvented and, for those with the nerve, there's a lot of excitement to be had. "For thrills, I'd say abseiling or mountain biking at the You Yangs or ...
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City confirms Waterworld, Geelong Gaol sale Rob McLennan / 27 July 2016
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The Waterworld slides were the first of their kind in Victoria and were immensely popular in their heyday, although the passage of time has seen their 'thrill factor' diminished in favour of more exciting water rides in Geelong and nearby ...
2016/08/05 04:120160805041
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The Weekly Review
Geelong has its own team of tea champions
The Weekly Review
Geelong has burst on to national and international maps as a centre for tea expertise. The city officially now has its own team of tea champions. Led by Australian Tea Masters chief Sharyn Johnston, based at Coffee Cartel at Breakwater, she and two key ...
2016/08/16 10:51201608161051
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Celebrate the start of the boating season in Geelong
Marine Business (press release)
The Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) is organising the inaugural Life's Better With A Boat - Geelong Festival due to be held from 8-9 October, 2016, on the Geelong Foreshore at Steampacket Gardens. "The festival is an opportunity for us ...
2016/08/16 11:21201608161121
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ABC Online
Geelong Cats on the prowl in NT for next generation of AFL stars
ABC Online
For some of the Melbourne-based officials it is the first time they have been to a remote Indigenous community, and they were blown away by the passion for football. The program is designed to encourage more young people to choose AFL, nurture gifted ...
2016/08/24 16:11201608241611
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The Age
Geelong defender Lachie Henderson has knee operation
The Age
Defender Lachie Henderson has undergone knee surgery, delivering a pre-finals blow to AFL premiership contenders Geelong. The Cats are unsure how long Henderson will take to recover from Tuesday's arthroscopy but are upbeat he will play again this ...
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The West Australian
Cats' AFL defender Henderson has knee op
The West Australian
"The timing of Lachie's injury isn't ideal but the pre-finals bye will gift him with more time to recover," Geelong football manager Steve Hocking said. "Lachie has been an important part of our team this year and we are optimistic he will see finals ...
2016/08/23 19:11201608231911
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SBS
Cats' AFL defender Henderson has knee op | SBS News
SBS
Defender Lachie Henderson has undergone knee surgery, delivering a pre-finals blow to AFL premiership contenders Geelong. The Cats are unsure how long ...
2016/08/24 93:120160824931
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AFL.com.au
Injury puts key Cat in doubt for finals - AFL.com.au
AFL.com.au
Geelong 'optimistic' defender will make it back before season ends.
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Geelong Advertiser
Bartel rules out top-up role
Geelong Advertiser
"So obviously the idea would never sit comfortably for you. "You're there to play AFL football and you're there to play well." Cats CEO Brian Cook earlier this week confirmed the club had held discussions with Bartel, which included him not playing ...
2016/08/04 20:11201608042011
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Sporting News
Geelong veteran not happy to play VFL next year
Sporting News
"You're there to play AFL football and you're there to play well." While Cats CEO Brian Cook confirmed the club spoke about a deal where Bartel wouldn't play every game, the veteran dismissed the idea. "I don't think I would sign up for next year to be ...
2016/08/04 11:51201608041151
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Geelong AFL victory helps Seven to Friday night ratings win
MuMbrella
Seven's AFL: Friday Night Football helped the network to its first ratings win of the week. The Geelong Cats versus Western Bulldogs game topped viewing in Melbourne with 403,000 viewers, and rated another 110,000 in Adelaide. In Sydney, Brisbane and ...
2016/08/20 00:120160820001
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Geelong Advertiser
Navicular surgery for Gregson
Geelong Advertiser
AFL: Geelong Cats livewire Cory Gregson has surgery on navicular bone in his foot. Geelong Advertiser. July 28, 2016 12: ... The Cats initially did not think his injury required surgery but follow-up meetings with specialists determined it was the best ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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Foot op for young AFL Cat Corey Gregson
SBS
Specialists have since convinced the Cats otherwise. "We want to do everything possible to avoid a recurrence of this injury therefore surgery was decided as the best option for Cory," Geelong's football manager Steve Hocking said. "All went well ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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The Age
AFL season 2016: Want to know the meaning of clutch? Watch Geelong veteran Jimmy Bartel
The Age
Two instances of clutch stand out in my mind. Round 2, 2013, Geelong v North Melbourne: Stoppage in Cats' forward 50 with Cats trailing. Seconds left and Bartel wins the critical clearance and free kick. He kicks the goal. Cats win. Round 17, 2009 ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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Geelong Cats vs Adelaide Crows Live Scores, Stream, Odds and Results - AFL 2016 Round 18
Sports News
Saturday's fifth AFL 2016 Round 18 match is between Geelong Cats and Adelaide Crows with the game to be played at the Simonds Stadium. ... "Football does consume most of our lives but there's a lot of time when we're away from the club as well ...
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Geelong Cats vs Adelaide Crows Tips, Odds and Teams - AFL 2016 Round 18
Sports News
Saturday's (23/07/2016) AFL 2016 Round 18 match is between Geelong Cats and Adelaide Crows. The opening bounce is set ... "Football does consume most of our lives but there's a lot of time when we're away from the club as well." Jenkins, whose contract ...
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Geelong Advertiser
Navicular injury keeps Cat out
Geelong Advertiser
Cats football manager Steve Hocking told the Geelong Advertiser last night that Gregson would be wrapped in cotton wool after succumbing to a season-ending foot injury. Gregson pulled up lame after training last week and felt further discomfort during ...
2016/08/11 00:120160811001
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Geelong Advertiser
Cats' grounds for concern
Geelong Advertiser
The Cats have called for a collective approach between ground tenants, local councils, AFL Victoria and the State Government to improve venues that host second-tier football. Geelong VFL football manager Troy Selwood said the gulf in standard between ...
2016/08/06 00:120160806001
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The Age
AFL 2016: Sydney Swans honour Kieren Jack with stirring win over Geelong Cats
The Age
After a week of tumult, Jack celebrated with the first and last goal of the game. The Swans let their football do the talking with a 38-point win, their fourth victory in Geelong in 25 years and the Cats' eighth loss from their last 72 games at Simonds ...
2016/08/17 75:120160817751
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The Age
AFL 2016: Clark back to boost Geelong Cats
The Age
Comeback: Mitch Clark has earned an AFL recall with some good footy in the VFL. Photo: Getty Images. Clark has played 105 games with Brisbane, Melbourne and Geelong, but only 12 in the past four seasons, battling a foot injury, then retiring in 2014 ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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dailytelegraph.com.au
Water boy Sam now Cats' secret weapon
dailytelegraph.com.au
THE Geelong Football Club did not ask for this story to be told, nor did Sam Moorfoot or his family. It unfolds behind the closed doors at ... "I'm a water boy for the Geelong Cats, what the water boy does is serve the drinks to the players," he told ...
2016/08/06 00:120160806001
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Herald Sun
Sam Moorfoot is living his dream job and inspiring Geelong Cats with his positive attitude
Herald Sun
THE Geelong Football Club did not ask for this story to be told, nor did Sam Moorfoot or his family. It unfolds behind the closed doors at ... "I'm a water boy for the Geelong Cats, what the water boy does is serve the drinks to the players," he told ...
2016/08/06 00:120160806001
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The Advertiser
Water boy Sam now Cats' secret weapon
The Advertiser
THE Geelong Football Club did not ask for this story to be told, nor did Sam Moorfoot or his family. It unfolds behind the closed doors at ... "I'm a water boy for the Geelong Cats, what the water boy does is serve the drinks to the players," he told ...
2016/08/06 00:120160806001
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AFL.com.au
Cats midfielder faces up to two months out
AFL.com.au
The unlucky Cat was injured late in the game after a pack crashed into his leg, but thankfully for Geelong the midfielder has avoided surgery. Cats football manager Steve Hocking said he expects Caddy to be sidelined for 6-8 weeks and is hopeful he ...
2016/08/23 00:120160823001
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Geelong Advertiser
Caddy injury not as bad as first feared
Geelong Advertiser
The Geelong midfielder hobbled from the field late in Saturday night's win over the Western Bulldogs and was in crutches after the match. But Cats football manager Steve Hocking told the Geelong Advertiser that the results from the scans were positive.
2016/08/23 00:120160823001
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AFL.com.au
Match preview: St Kilda v Geelong
AFL.com.au
The Saints will pose a tough challenge, having shown they can play very good football in Victoria. Not having ... The Cats are led by their skipper Joel Selwood, who is ranked third in the AFL for that statistic, and Patrick Dangerfield, who is ranked ...
2016/08/22 00:120160822001
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The Advertiser
Ruggles right at home on big stage
The Advertiser
After being overlooked as an 18-year-old, Ruggles had done the hard yards, spending time Werribee in the VFL, Leopold in the Geelong Football League and Geelong's VFL team last year where he won the best and fairest. His 2015 routine would often ...
2016/08/19 00:120160819001
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AFL.com.au
Match preview: Western Bulldogs v Geelong
AFL.com.au
5. The Bulldogs are the number one ranked defence in 2016, conceding only 71 points per game, but they'll be up against the third ranked offence. Geelong averages 104 points per game. 6. Cat Patrick Dangerfield sits atop of the Schick AFL Player ...
2016/08/17 00:120160817001
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AFL.com.au
Footy world disagrees with Hawkins decision
AFL.com.au
WHILE "the football world" disagreed with Tom Hawkins' suspension, Geelong coach Chris Scott said on Thursday the Cats had moved on. He said the footy community had made its feelings known on the Match Review Panel banning the key forward for a ...
2016/08/11 00:120160811001
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Geelong Advertiser
Rhys Stanley settled in Geelong
Geelong Advertiser
A promising first year for Stanley with Geelong in 2015 was cut short by a season-ending foot injury in round 11. But he has made a flying start to the 2016 campaign, playing eight of the opening nine matches and splitting his time between a key ...
2016/08/17 00:120160817001
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The Age
How Geelong turned the corner
The Age
The Cats' round-nine rival Collingwood presents a stark example of a powerful and successful AFL operation which appears to have lost its way in a football sense despite the best of intentions. While there has rarely been a more unified triumvirate ...
2016/08/12 00:120160812001
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AFL.com.au
New training base gives Cats an MCG advantage
AFL.com.au
The Cats' use of the facility at Deakin University will become official on Thursday when the club first uses the venue that will become their training location throughout pre-season and ahead of MCG games. Geelong's VFL squad will train there and its ...
2016/08/10 00:120160810001
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AFL.com.au
Crows-Cats clash all about Dangerfield
AFL.com.au
Enter contested-football beast Dangerfield and Geelong is now winning the contested-possession count by an average of 9.1 a match. The Cats rank No. 3 in the AFL in this category. Having added Dangerfield, Lachie Henderson and Zac Smith to the club, ...
2016/08/05 00:220160805002
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Adelaide Crows v Geelong Cats Tips and Preview - Crows to edge a Friday night special
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In the middle of the ground, there will be plenty of interest in how Geelong's boom recruit, Patrick Dangerfield, goes against his former side. The electrifying midfielder returns to his former home ground and is averaging 29 disposals a game this year ...
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The Age
AFL season 2016: Mitch Clark to return in June, say Geelong Cats
The Age
Geelong forward Mitch Clark will not return to football until next month, but the Cats insist he is on target for a strong second half of the season. There was speculation Clark - who has not played a senior game since the round-nine loss to the West ...
2016/08/23 00:120160823001
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AFL.com.au
Injury-prone Cat a chance to face Crows
AFL.com.au
McCarthy was rested for the Cats' round four duel with Essendon, and Scott said recently the club would continue to be cautious with his comeback to football after a dreadful run of injuries over the past few years. The young Cat's promising career has ...
2016/08/24 00:120160824001
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The Guardian
Dangerfield, like Ablett before, shows that a sense of 'home' transcends football
The Guardian
Football has been played at Kardinia Park, or Chilwell Flats, since the second world war, when Corio Oval (that great home ground of the parklands of East Geelong) was seconded by the authorities for military training. Kardinia Park has ... The first ...
2016/08/24 00:120160824001
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Geelong Advertiser
The awkward question on women's footy
Geelong Advertiser
When the question was asked about how deep the elite talent ran in Geelong for women's football, the answer the Cats got back was intriguing. "It has been explained to us that if you got the best 200 players in Australia and put them on a whiteboard ...
2016/08/14 00:120160814001
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Geelong Advertiser
New Cats on the block
Geelong Advertiser
Geelong chief executive Brian Cook said as the Cats submitted their 50-page pitch to AFL chief executive Gill McLachlan. "It's really simple, it's the quality of the people we have here and it's our culture. "If we say we're going to get a team up and ...
2016/08/13 00:120160813001
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Geelong Advertiser
Footy boss comes to town
Geelong Advertiser
Mr Langley said the support of AFL Barwon, Geelong District Football League, enduring sponsors Kempe and Bendigo Bank, the Geelong Cats and headspace had been central to its success. Coodabeen Champion Ian Cover and former Cats skipper ...
2016/08/18 00:120160818001
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Geelong Advertiser
Cats aspire to get more from less
Geelong Advertiser
It is an approach that continues to make Geelong an AFL leader in terms of player care, helping make the Cats a club of choice in an era of more frequent player movement. Geelong football manager Steve Hocking admitted a football-only approach had the ...
2016/08/09 00:220160809002
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Geelong Advertiser
Why Cats love to put on the style
Geelong Advertiser
"I speak for Geelong and no one else but we're aiming to play attractive football," Scott said on AFL 360 last week. "We think we actually have an obligation to our supporters, and to the club that Geelong has been over a long period of time, to play ...
2016/08/22 00:120160822001
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AFL.com.au
Second club, first class
AFL.com.au
Dangerfield has been front and centre of anything and everything to do with the Geelong Football Club in 2016. Membership? Tick. Merchandising? Tick. And naturally on the front page of the Geelong edition of the AFL Record for his debut game for the Cats.
2016/08/22 00:120160822001
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Geelong Advertiser
Special guest lines up for VFL
Geelong Advertiser
"A lot of these guys have been playing local footy for a few years and then all of a sudden they get to play a game with the captain of Geelong Football Club. "It's a great experience and I am sure they will learn plenty from it." Selwood and Menzel ...
2016/08/07 00:220160807002
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The Guardian
Geelong's Jackson Thurlow to miss entire AFL season with knee injury
The Guardian
Geelong's AFL season has suffered a significant setback with young defender Jackson Thurlow needing to undergo a knee reconstruction. The Cats have confirmed the 20-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Saturday's pre-season ...
2016/08/17 21:21201608172121
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The Roar
Remembering Paul Couch, an AFL great
The Roar
Armed with a lethal left foot Couch was one of Geelong's best players during his career, playing in the centre he was the driving force for the Cats during that era. Since his retirement from football in 1997, he has kept a close association with the ...
2016/08/22 00:120160822001
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The Guardian
Geelong's Brownlow medal-winning AFL champion Paul Couch dies
The Guardian
Former Geelong AFL champion and 1989 Brownlow medalist Paul Couch has died at the age of 51. The Cats great died after coming off his bike on the Great Ocean Road in Marengo on Saturday morning, police confirmed. He had been cycling with friends.
2016/08/16 22:51201608162251
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The New Daily
Gone too soon: Cats champ with the cheeky grin
The New Daily
An affable country boy from Warrnambool, Couch was zoned to Fitzroy, but after the Lions failed to keep a meeting with his parents, he had to wait another two years before Geelong picked him up as a 20-year-old. He supplemented his football career with ...
2016/08/20 00:120160820001
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Herald Sun
Paul Couch dies: Geelong Brownlow medallist suffers fatal heart attack
Herald Sun
Geelong chief executive Brian Cook said Couch was an "icon of the Geelong Football Club and a friend to all who knew him". The Cats will wear black armbands to honour ... Geelong's Paul Couch announcing his retirement from AFL. Paul Couch and son Tom ...
2016/08/23 00:120160823001
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Fox Sports
Emotional tributes for Cats icon Couch
Fox Sports
Geelong chief executive Brian Cook said Couch was an "icon of the Geelong Football Club and a friend to all who knew him". The Cats will wear black armbands to honour Couch in this afternoon's NAB Challenge match against Essendon in Shepparton.
2016/08/20 00:120160820001
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AFL.com.au
Vale Cats champion Paul Couch, 1964-2016
AFL.com.au
He won three best and fairest awards for Geelong and was a popular Brownlow medallist when he won the trophy aged just 25. ... 'Couchy' was only 51, he's a great of our football club and is really close to a lot of people at our club," Scott said on ...
2016/08/20 00:120160820001
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