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Geelong Cats get trolled online as Wikipedia page changes to celebrate Melbourne’s Max Gawn

The Cats are already healing their wounds from a preliminary final.

But that didn’t stop some internet trolls from adding spice to them after their loss to Melbourne.

A punter changed Geelong’s Wikipedia profile, saying they belonged to Melbourne skipper Max Gawn, who scored five goals in a man of the match performance for the Demons.


The description was on their Wikipedia page for several minutes before it was finally corrected, but after the Demons captain scored four goals in the third quarter to see his team play their first grand final since 2000, it’s hard to claim. that it was wrong. .

Camera iconThe trolls changed Geelong’s Wikipedia page after Max Gawn destroyed them in the prelims. Credit: Unknown

More than 58,000 Optus Stadium fans witnessed Geelong’s worst final defeat in 52 years, with the team’s next steps in question after facing 11 players aged 30 and over.

Gawn is nearing his 30s but has had no issues, dominating the contest as Melbourne seeks to end its 57-year drought as prime minister.

They weren’t the only comedians, with Collingwood forward Mason Cox welcoming Gawn in the “preliminary folklore”.

Cox scored three goals on 11 points in the 2018 Magpies’ preliminary final victory over Richmond, which led them to the grand final against the West Coast.

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