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New $140m funding push for stadium begins

By NOEL MURPHY GEELONG Football Club has ramped up lobbying for $140 million in the lead-up to the federal election to complete the club’s redevelopment...

Cats coach ‘frustrated’

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN Chris Scott is a hard marker. While appreciating the Cats' 10-1 win-loss ratio, the Geelong coach remains steadfastly dissatisfied with the team’s...

Exercise sheds weight, by George

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN THE onset of the years crept up on George Acheson-Thom, with the weight layering on until he hit almost 135 kg. The...

Girls storm peninsula’s first national event

By MICHELLE HERBISON AN enthusiastic team of girls under-14 basketballers have become the first team from the Bellarine Peninsula to qualify for an Australian national...

Cats’ tall order for a Giant challenge

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN Geelong will meet a Giant challenge with lots of height in the Cats' first visit to Western Sydney’s Skoda Stadium on...

Winter warming up with hot action in freshwater

By BRIAN LONG Conditions over the past week were freshwater options around the region and further afield. Plenty of anglers cast lures at Wurdee Boluc Reservoir...

John predicts rego number’s up for Cats flag glory

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN DIEHARD Cats fan John Ryan has gambled $500 on what he expects will be a beautiful set of numbers. The Leopold footy...

Cats to light up on management skill

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN AFTER racking up eight wins in nine games during a tough opening to the season, Geelong is well into its player...

Anglers nab mixed bags

By BRIAN LONG ANGLERS reported some excellent mixed bags over the past week. Surf anglers found protection from big swells at Lorne’s Loutitt Bay where Paul...

A bias for bowling

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN JOURNALISTS are often accused of bias but the good members of Indented Head Carpet Bowling Club openly admit theirs. Secretary Marie Bedford...

Athlete drug law proposal ‘dopey’, says Deakin expert

By NOEL MURPHY     COMPELLING Olympic athletes under contract to release doping evidence that might incriminate them goes against their common law rights, according to a...

Cats’ plans to strangle life out of flailing Port

By NOEL MURPHY   GEELONG and Port Adelaide are poised for a double defensive-offensive in their clash at Adelaide’s AAMI Stadium on Saturday. Cats coach Chris Scott’s...

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Park ‘squeeze’ in CBD boom

A boom in people working in central Geelong is causing a parking squeeze in the city, according to a community watchdog. The CBD needed more...