AFL Live Geelong Cats vs Melbourne Demons Kangaroos Stream AFL Football 2015 Online, AFL Round 12 Match will be kick off at Simonds Stadium, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Sunday 21 June 2015 online, 15.20pm (AEDT) and its broadcast on Channel Seven, Foxtell.
The Geelong Cats celebrate champion defender Corey Enright’s 300th game against the Dees, who haven’t won in Geelong since 2005.
Geelong has included Michael Luxford, Sam Blease, Nakia Cockatoo, Jarrad Jansen (potential debut) and Jake Kolodjashnij (potential debut) in their extended squad with Rhys Stanley (foot) and James Kelly (ankle) out. They are missing at least six of their best 22 for this game. Melbourne has added Chris Dawes, Jake Spencer, Rohan Bail, Matt Jones and Dean Terlich to their side with Jack Grimes (hand) and Cameron Pederson (hand) both out. Their injury list sees at least six of their best 22 out too.
The Cats are ninth on the ladder (at the start of R12) with a 6-5 record. They rank seventh in most points and 12 in most points conceded this season. They are 2-4 both head to head and at the line against top eight sides this year. The Dees are 3-8 after their heart-breaking loss to St Kilda in round 11 to be 15th on the table. They rank 15th in points scored and 14th in most points conceded this season. Melbourne is 1-6 (2-5 against the line) vs top eight teams this season.
Geelong has won their last ten games against the Demons – including the whopping 186-point win in round 19. Melbourne has not defeated Geelong since round 6, 2006 – Lynden Dunn is the only surviving member of that team. Worse still, Melbourne has lost 16 of their last 18 at Geelong, dating back to 1990 with only a draw (2006) and a win (2005) breaking up the misery in the sleepy hollow. Since 2010, Geelong is 5-0 both head to head and against the line vs Melbourne covering lines of 35, 63, 54, 45 and 50. The Cats have won 47 of their past 52 games at Simonds Stadium. Geelong is 20-3 (11-12 against the line) at Simonds Stadium since the start of 2012 but are 1-2 (0-3 against the line) in Geelong this season. Joel Selwood averages 34.5 touches in his last four games against the Dees whilst Stevie J averages 33 and two goals in his last three matches against Melbourne. Five of the past seven games have totalled over 171.5 points though the last two have totalled under 140-points. The Dees are 3-12 (but 8-7 against the line) when facing a line of 30 or more under Paul Roos.
B: J. Rivers, H. Taylor, C. Enright
HB: C. Guthrie, T. Lonergan, J. Kolodjashnij
C: A. Mackie, J. Selwood, S. Motlop
HF: C. Gregson, J. Walker, S. Johnson
F: J. Murdoch, T. Hawkins, D. Lang
Foll: M. Blicavs, J. Caddy, M. Stokes
Inter: S. Blease, N. Cockatoo, J. Bews, J. Jansen, S. Kersten, J. Thurlow, M. Luxford
In: S. Blease, J. Kolodjashnij, J. Jansen, N. Cockatoo, M. Luxford
Out: J. Kelly, R. Stanley
B: D. Cross, T. McDonald, N. Jetta
HB: J. Howe, L. Dunn, H. Lumumba
C: J. Toumpas, D. Tyson, J. Viney
HF: J. Watts, C. Dawes, B. Stretch
F: J. Garlett, J. Hogan, A. Brayshaw
Foll: M. Gawn, N. Jones, B. Vince
Inter: A. Neal-Bullen, V. Michie, A. Riley, J. Spencer, R. Bail, M. Jones, D. Terlich
In: R. Bail, C. Dawes, D. Terlich, J. Spencer, M. Jones
Out: J. Grimes, C. Pedersen