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Oliver Caffrey

Geelong account for Fremantle in AFLW

Chloe Scheer has kicked two of the Cats' goals in their 24-point AFLW win over the Dockers. (Matt Turner/AAP PHOTOS)

Geelong have consolidated their spot in the AFLW's top-eight after powering past Fremantle by 24 points at GMHBA Stadium.

The Dockers had competitive periods in Saturday's match but goals either side of halftime proved vital in the Cats' 6.11 (47) to 3.5 (23) victory.

After Fremantle fought their way back into the contest following a scoreless first term, Geelong star Rebecca Webster's classy snap as the siren sounded to end the second quarter gave the Cats a huge confidence boost.

Geelong forward Chloe Scheer then put another dagger into Freo when she kicked a major within seconds of the third quarter starting.

Scheer booted her 14th goal of the season when she converted again late in the third quarter.

It was the usual suspects of Amy McDonald (30 dispoals), Georgie Prespakis (25) and Nina Morrison (21) gathering plenty of the ball for the Cats and setting up goals.

"Really happy with how we went as a team, we were needing to get back on the board with a win," Prespakis told Fox Footy.

"We came out today and played a consistent four quarters, obviously still lots to improve on, but it's good to get the win."

The result snapped a two-game losing run for the Cats after they were smashed by reigning premiers Melbourne in round five, and were upset by Essendon in Warrnambool last week.

Geelong (4-3) are guaranteed to finish the round inside the top-eight ahead of the last three weeks of the home-and-away season.

But they may have to take on Collingwood next week without Darcy Moloney, who could be in trouble with the match review officer following an incident with Fremantle veteran Ebony Antonio.

Moloney remonstrated with Antonio and her elbow appeared to make contact with her opponent.

Antonio scored one of the Dockers' three goals, with Sarah Verrier slotting the first and being among the visitors' best, while Aine Tighe kicked an impressive major in the final term.

Fremantle are 3-4 after an inconsistent campaign, struggling to put together consecutive victories.

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