Cats eye MCG date with Hawks

Forget a possible Sydney derby, a week one clash between the AFL's biggest modern rivals - Hawthorn and Geelong - would be a showstopping start to September.

Buddy lifting as AFL finals loom

Sydney's Lance Franklin will head into the AFL finals on track to record one of the most productive seasons of his AFL career.

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Brutal Cats bury Demons in AFL

Geelong will enter the finals off the back of seven straight AFL wins after disposing of an insipid Melbourne at Simonds Stadium.

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