Port Adelaide wonderful Kane Cornes has admitted that he is concerned about an ageing Geelong side’s accidents catching up with them this year just after previous year’s Grand Ultimate loss.
The Cats enjoyed a incredible 2020 season, pushing Richmond to the brink in the decider ahead of being overrun and bought much better in the off-time, adding Jeremy Cameron, Shaun Higgins and Isaac Smith.
On the other hand, a lingering hamstring harm to Cameron as very well as nagging groin difficulties to All-Australian star Patrick Dangerfield have offered a bring about for problem for Cornes.
“Can they earn it all? And must they win it all? Properly probably. But not a great deal is going to have to go mistaken for it all to go horribly completely wrong for Geelong this 12 months,” Cornes told SEN’s The Captain’s Operate.
“I read Jeremy Cameron’s finished a hammy – which is a bit of a warning indicator. (Patrick) Dangerfield’s traveling to Adelaide to get his groins treated and he’s speaking about actively playing additional ahead and that he is in doubt for Round 1, (Luke) Dahlhaus also (groin).
“And they are outdated. (Joel) Selwood’s banged up and has possibly been on a steep decline for a selection of yrs, (Tom) Hawkins is 30-moreover, as is their new recruits (Shaun) Higgins and (Isaac) Smith.
“I wouldn’t be shocked if it all blew up at the Cats this calendar year.”
Geelong will open its pre-season when it normally takes on Essendon at GMHBA Stadium on February 18.
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