Medial ligament pressure guidelines out Rhys Stanley

Geelong might be with out Rhys Stanley towards Melbourne on Sunday after the ruckman strained his medial ligament throughout Saturday night time’s upset loss towards Carlton.

The Cats might be pressured to think about enjoying Darcy Fort towards the Demons’ All-Australian ruckman Max Gawn or reshaping their forward-line to place key ahead Esava Ratugolea into the ruck and utilizing leaping defender Jack Henry to offer assist.

Geelong's Rhys Stanley flies high.

Geelong’s Rhys Stanley flies excessive.Credit score:Getty Photographs

They might additionally play Mark Blicavs within the ruck once more as they did within the qualifying remaining when Stanley was withdrawn late or the important thing defender may pinch-hit within the ruck additionally.

Stanley, 29, was excellent in spherical two however lowered his colors towards Carlton’s Marc Pittonet in spherical three.