Geelong rally in fourth quarter to edge Richmond in AFL thriller

  • Geelong defeat Richmond 10.22 (82) to 12.6 (78) at the MCG
  • Adelaide defeat Fremantle 21.16 (142) to 11.4 (70) at Domain Stadium
  • Essendon defeat Gold Coast 11.9 (75) to 9.15 (69) at Etihad Stadium

Geelong rejoined the AFL’s top four in staggering fashion, piling on six consecutive goals in the fourth quarter to defeat Richmond by four points at the MCG. The match was in the balance up until the final siren, with Tigers’ 200-gamer Jack Riewoldt unable to reel in a spectacular mark that would have given him a shot at goal and chance to snatch victory.

The Cats triumphed 10.22 (82) to 12.6 (78) in a bizarre game of football, doing enough in one quarter to rise above Greater Western Sydney and claim fourth spot on the ladder.

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