At Selection – Round 7

April 25, 2024 6:40 pm in by

Geelong midfielder Cam Guthrie makes his return from a two-month injury layofSaturday’sday’s blockbuster twilight clash with Carlton at the MCG.

The two-times Carji Greeves medallist hasn’t played since suffering a quad injury in the opening moments of the practice match against the Blues at IKON Park on February 21.

The meeting with the fifth-placed Carlton will be Guthrie’s first AFL game in just over 12 months after he didn’t appear at the top level again in 2023 following the Round 6 win over Sydney.

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He is one of three inclusions for Geelong, with veteran duo Rhys Stanley and Zach Tuohy back after being managed out of the victory over the Brisbane Lions.

The trio replaces vice-captain Tom Stewart (concussions) and omitted youngsters Toby Conway and Jhye Clark, who has been the starting sub for the past two games.

Conway, Clark and Shannon Neale areCats’Cats’ emergencies.

Young defender Sam De Koning plays his 50th game for the club.

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BacksZach GuthrieSam De KoningJake Kolodjashnij
Half BacksZach TuohyJack HenryMax Holmes
CentrelineMark O’ConnorPatrick DangerfieldMark Blicavs
Half ForwardsBrad CloseJeremy CameronGryan Miers
ForwardsTyson StengleTom HawkinsOllie Henry
FollowersRhys StanleyCameron GuthrieTanner Bruhn
InterchangeOllie DempseyBrandan ParfittJack Bowes
 Tom AtkinsMitch Duncan 
EmergenciesShannon NealeJhye ClarkToby Conway