GEELONG, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 20: Rhys Stanley of the Cats beats Zac Smith of the Cats in a sprint during the Geelong Cats AFL training session at Simonds Stadium on September 20, 2017 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Geelong have made a late change ahead of their clash with GWS on Friday night at GMHBA Stadium.

Geelong have withdrawn ruckman Zac Smith, and replaced him with Rhys Stanley, who can play as a ruckman or a key forward.

Conditions down in Geelong may have been a factor in the late change.

GWS will enter the clash as named.

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