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Delisted players join Cats' VFL squad

Source: Geelong Ablettiser

SEVERAL delisted AFL players will be offered the opportunity to rejuvenate their careers with Geelong's VFL side next season.

The Cats will invite former Sydney midfielder Daniel O'Keefe, Western Bulldogs half-forward Guy O'Keefe - both former Geelong Falcons - Essendon rookie Bryce Carroll and Geelong rookie Bryn Weadon to take up a spot on their VFL list in 2010 after all were overlooked in this week's pre-season and rookie drafts.

Podsiadly picks up Geelong B&F

From the Geelong Advertiser
Reported by Bradley Green

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JAMES Podsiadly has capped off his stunning debut season with Geelong's VFL side by winning the Cats' best and fairest.

The VFL captain, who switched to Geelong from Werribee this year, scored a runaway win in last night's count.

He polled 151 votes to be a clear winner from AFL midfielder Simon Hogan (97 votes) with rookie-listed Brodie Moles third on 88 votes.

It was Podsiadly's second straight best and fairest honour.

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GEELONG'S VFL captain James Podsiadly is rated a strong chance of winning back-to-back J.J. Liston trophies tonight.

The VFL best and fairest winner will be announced in Melbourne and, if he can add a second medal, Podsiadly will join an elite group.

There have been five multiple winners since 1945, but only two - Waverley's Alan Poore (1965-66) and Port Melbourne's Billy Swan (1982-83) - have won it back-to-back.

Podsiadly scored a runaway win in the Cats VFL best and fairest award on Friday night

From the Geelong Advertiser
Reported by Michael Auciello
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GEELONG has crashed out of the VFL finals series after going down to Box Hill by 34 points in yesterday's elimination final.

Despite a positive start, the Cats were run over the top of in the middle two quarters of the game, to have their season ended in the first week of September.

Podsiadly put on ice for Cats VFL team

GEELONG will leave VFL captain James Podsiadly out of its team for its final-round clash with Collingwood at Skilled Stadium on Saturday.

Last year's Liston Trophy winner missed last week's 82-point loss to Werribee with an ankle injury and the Cats will err on the side of caution with their spearhead this week to ensure he is right for their first final.

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Geelong midfielder James Kelly trains with Geelong's VFL squad. He is expected to return from injury next week.

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