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Fresh faces for Cats squad

GEELONG has released 45-strong initial VFL training squad ahead of next week’s start of pre-season.

To again be coached by Shane O’Bree, the Cats will have eight sessions at Deakin University’s Elite Sports Precinct in Waurn Ponds before Christmas.

Twenty-one of those invited are new to the Cats, including Geelong Falcons trio Baxter Mensch (son of ex-Geelong forward David), Zac Knights (son of Cats assistant and former Richmond great Matthew) and Titit Nyak.

Geelong has also opened the door to six fresh faces from the GFL; Newtown & Chilwell trio Alex Cincotta, Ned Harris and Jy Lane, Colac big man Adam Garner, St Joseph’s ruck Josh Hovey, and St Mary’s young gun Harry Ling.

The Cats will announce more additions once the AFL draft period is concluded.

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GEELONG VFL TRAINING SQUAD (*indicates new)

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Cooper Jones Bell Park
James Gow Bell Park
Kyle O’Connor Bell Park
Zane Kieghran* Bendigo Pioneers
Jamie Dunne* Benalla
Campbell Floyd Colac
Ethan Floyd Colac
Zac Zdybel Colac
Adam Garner* Colac
Daniel Frampton* Dandenong Stingrays
Ben Reid Echuca
Angus Byrne* Echuca
Zac Knights* Geelong Falcons
Baxter Mensch* Geelong Falcons
Titit Nyak* Geelong Falcons
David Handley Geelong West Giants
Brayden Helyar* Greater Western Victoria Rebels
James Tsitas Grovedale
Nic Hutchinson* Kingsborough Tigers
Taylor Mulraney* Koroit
Jarrod Korewha* Koroit
Mitch Diamond Newtown & Chilwell
Ned Harris* Newtown & Chilwell
Alex Cincotta* Newtown & Chilwell
Jy Lane* Newtown & Chilwell
Luke Smith* Shepparton Bears
Nik Rokahr* Shepparton Bears
Jeremiah Scrutton* Solomontown
Lachlan Noble South Barwon
Will Sexton South Barwon
Callum Mitchell St Joseph’s
Curtis McCarthy St Joseph’s
Daniel Capiron St Joseph’s
Jackson McLachlan St Joseph’s
Jordan Keras St Joseph’s
Tom Atkins St Joseph’s
Josh Hovey* St Joseph’s
Jack Blood St Mary’s
Pat Dowling St Mary’s
Tom Lang St Mary’s
Trent McMullan St Mary’s
Aiden Grace St Mary’s
Dean Gore St Mary’s
Harry Ling* St Mary’s
Jake Moorhead Strathfieldsaye
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