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Cats star Cameron battles hamstring injury

Forward Jeremy Cameron suffered a low-grade hamstring strain in Geelong's over Gold Coast. (Jason O'BRIEN/AAP PHOTOS) (AAP)

Geelong are racing against the clock to have two stars fit for the AFL finals, with Jeremy Cameron and Rhys Stanley injured in the Cats' win against the Gold Coast.

Power forward Cameron, who's been in imperious touch slotting 59 goals this season, has suffered a low-grade hamstring strain, exiting the win late in the final term as a precaution.

The Cats say Cameron is expected to be fit for the finals, with him having three weeks to get past the setback.

"Jeremy came to bench late in the final quarter of Saturday's game against the Gold Coast after reporting some low-level hamstring symptoms," medical head Harry Taylor said.

"We chose to take a no-risk policy and decided not to have him return to the field.

"Jeremy has assessed well, and scans confirmed low-level fluid consistent with a minor strain.

"We will track his progress through the week and he will be managed according to benchmark measures."

Stanley also suffered a low-grade strain to his adductor, but Geelong say he is also expected to the play the side's first final.

"Rhys experienced some adductor tightness during the game against the Gold Coast," Taylor said.

"He has had a scan post this game which shows a low-grade adductor strain.

"Rhys will begin a reconditioning program that we expect will have him available for selection for the first final."

Back-up ruckman Jonathon Ceglar would be odds-on to play should Stanley fail his fitness test, having impressed in his one senior game this year.

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