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Cats delist Nathan Ablett

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PREMIERSHIP full-forward Nathan Ablett's time at Geelong is officially over.

The Cats delisted four players on Tuesday, with midfielder Jason Davenport also departing the senior list and Liam Bedford and Chris Kangars the rookie list.

Ablett kicked three goals in the record 119-point grand final win over Port Adelaide in 2007, but then told the club that he didn't have the passion or commitment to continue at the highest level and went to Queensland to work as a builder.

He returned to Skilled Stadium late this season, but played no games at any level, and has told the club he does not wish to continue with his career. He kicked 46 goals in 32 AFL games after debuting in 2005.

Davenport spent three seasons with the Cats – one as a VFL player, one as a rookie and 2008 on the senior list. He did not play an AFL game but played in two NAB Cup matches and has 63 VFL games under his belt.

He was a member of the Cats 2007 VFL premiership team and won the club’s VFL best and fairest in 2008.

Bedford is originally from Western Australia and spent two seasons on the rookie list. He played 25 VFL games and one NAB Cup match for the Cats and, like Davenport, was a member of the Cats 2007 VFL premiership team.

Kangars spent the 2008 season as a rookie after playing TAC Cup with the Falcons. He played 18 VFL games.