AFL Round 9: Geelong Beat Western Bulldogs
AFL Round 9: Geelong Beat Western Bulldogs by 23 points
AFL Round 9: Geelong won the bomb storming 2nd half, and came back from losing side against Western Bulldogs.
They claimed a 23 points victory in a sensational match at Simonds Stadium on Friday night.
The desperately required a victory to recalibrate the season, the Cats reacted to a week of scrutiny with zeal and vigor to hold off the fast-finishing Bulldogs, 16.8 (104) to 12.9 (81)
They challenged themselves and lifted the physicality after “outrageous” tackling effort against Essendon last week, Geelong’s players signaled their intent against the Dogs by laying 28 tackles in the first quarter alone.
AFL Round 9 Match facts
GEELONG 3.0 8.5 9.5 16.8 (104)
WESTERN BULLDOGS 4.3 4.3 10.8 12.9 (81)
Geelong: Taylor 5, Dangerfield 4, Menzel 2, Blicavs, Tuohy, Hawkins, J.Selwood, S.Selwood
Western Bulldogs: Smith 2, Redpath 2, Wallis 2, Dickson 2, Boyd 2, Webb, Cloke
Official crowd: 30,275 at Simonds Stadium