A SPOT in the 2021 rebel VFLW Grand Final is on the line when football returns to Windy Hill today.

After a two week lay-off, Geelong and Essendon will go head to head for the second time this season to see who will face Collingwood next week in the Grand Final.

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The last time these sides met was back in round 10 at Deakin University in Geelong, with the Cats coming out as winners that day by 23-points. Sophie Van De Heuvel was the difference with 19 disposals, two goals and seven tackles, while Georgia Nanscawen led Essendon with 22 touches.

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ESSENDON  v GEELONG
Preliminary Final, Saturday July 31st, 12:00pm, Windy Hill

ESSENDON
B:
44. G.Dicker, 34. K.Lennox, 13. E.Hosking
HB: 8. E.Ashley-Cooper, 16. T.Crook, 20. C.McIntosh
C:            41. R.Svarc,
HF: 7. J.Davies, 4. M.Clifford, 47. Z.Friswell
F: 22. N.MacDonald, 11. A.Barba, 40. E.Yassir
R: 30. S.Nalder, 5. G.Nanscawen, 43. G.Prespakis
Int: 9. M.Anthony, 24. T.Gillard, 18. K.Heil, 21. A.Morcom, 1. C.Ugle
Emg: 38. N.Crowley, 42. E.Snell, 25. L.Stepnell

In: K.Lennox, E.Snell, N.Crowley, L.Stepnell, M.Anthony
Out: T.Slender,  L.Ahrens

GEELONG
B:
58. B.Beckley, 26. M.Boyd, 47. C.Leonard
HB: 45. M.Keryk, 42. A.Johnson, 38. T.Meissner
C:            21. R.Webster,
HF: 12. RGaring, 55. P. Sheppard, 60. C.Gunjaca
F: 17. G.Clarke, 1. R.Caris, 40. T.Smith
R: 13. O.Fuller, 27. S.Van De Heuvel, 4. D.Moloney
Int: 18. L.Gardiner, 7. M.Maguire, 32. B.Pratt, 54. R.Tierney, 31. J.Woollett
Emg: 36. S.DeGiacomi, J.Foley, 20. M.Skinner

In:
J.Foley, S.DeGiacomi, M.Skinner