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NORM SMITH MEDAL
Isaac Smith has won the 2022 Norm Smith Medal for his dominant performance, ending the match with 32 touches, 12 marks, two tackles and three goals.
The full votes for the Norm Smith Medal were:
Voting from the judges:
Andrew McLeod (Chair) – Smith, Dangerfield, Blicavs
Jonathan Brown – Dangerfield, Smith, Stengle
Michael Gleeson – Smith, Dangerfield, De Koning
Abbey Holmes – Smith, Dangerfield, Stengle
David Mundy – Smith, Stengle, Dangerfield
Scenes on the MCG as time starts to tick down, the Cats getting around their skipper as he kicks an incredible goal to extend the margin back to 81.
Sam De Koning extends the margin to an incredible 81 points with his major on the goal line.
Parfitt joins the party immediately, kicking his first major with his first touch.
Cam Guthrie has been subbed from the game, replaced by Brandan Parfitt.
The official attendance figure has been confirmed, with 100,024 people packed in as the grand final returns to the MCG.
The Cats respond quickly with Jeremy Cameron kicking his first in a relatively quiet performance.
A holding the ball decision finally gives Swans fans something to cheer about, Chad Warner converting the shot for the six points. Warner’s goal is Sydney’s first major score since the second quarter.
Cats lead by 74 as we head into the final break.
The Cats hit the 100 point mark with a Cam Guthrie snap. Lead is out to 73 points.
Smith now has 23 touches so far, a game high.
STENGLE! An extraordinary kick from the boundary puts another on the board for the Cats, Stengle’s fourth of the day
Cam Guthrie earns a free inside 50 and snaps truly, earning his first goal with his 11th possession. Cats lead by 59.
Brad Close earns his second major for the day.
Mitch Duncan has the first goal of the second term, his first of the day.
The siren has sounded bringing the first half to an end, Geelong heading to the shed with a dominant 36-point lead.
Sam Reid has come from the ground and gone down to the rooms with less than a minute remaining in the quarter, appearing to still be dealing with that adductor injury.
A run of late Geelong goals sees the Cats lead by five goals at the first break.
Tom Hawkins has scored the first major of the match after a scrappy first ten minutes between the two sides.
We are underway at the MCG!