Inaccurate Bombers Downed By Cats

GEELONG 2.2 7.7 13.9 17.11 (113)
ESSENDON 2.5 6.9 7.18 11.19 (85)

Geelong: Stokes 3, Blicavs 2, Hawkins 2, Lonergan 2, Smedts 2, Bartel, Christensen, Duncan, Motlop, Schroder, Selwood
Essendon: Gumbleton 2, Myers 2, Bellchambers, Crameri, Davey, Goddard, Hibberd, Hocking, Hurley

Geelong: Johnson, Stokes, Motlop, Kelly, Enright, Blicavs, Smedts, Lonergan
Essendon: Hocking, Zaharakis, Goddard, Howlett, Heppell, Myers

Geelong: Taylor Hunt (right shoulder)
Essendon: Alwyn Davey (left hamstring)

Geelong: Jordan Schroder replaced Taylor Hunt in the first quarter
Essendon: Nathan Lovett-Murray replaced Alwyn Davey in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Rosebury, Stevic, Ryan

Official crowd: 53,014 at Etihad Stadium