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Cats lock away B&F champ with a long term agreement

Ruling Geelong best and most attractive Cam Guthrie has focused on a new deal that will attach him to the Cats until at least the finish of 2025.

Guthrie, who turned 29 in August, will stay with the Cats until the age of 33 after the new four-year extension.

Additionally, a Therabody AFL All-Australian last year, Guthrie’s strong form has proceeded in 2021, averaging a career-high 29.1 removals per game.

Guthrie this year qualified as an unlimited free agent yet had been holding off on signing a new deal to get more noteworthy career security with a four-year contract.

The decision follows the long-term agreements from the Cats in recent times with Patrick Dangerfield (2024) and Mitch Duncan (2024).

Guthrie joins Jeremy Cameron (2025) with the longest current agreement at GMHBA Stadium.

Notwithstanding his new personal achievement, Guthrie would love nothing more than to taste team glory.

“Going back to 2011 and that being Geelong’s last grand final win, projecting forward from then it was always a goal of mine to get in that group and be a premiership player,” Guthrie said.

“There’s been opportunities over those years, but haven’t quite been able to go all the way … 2021 is another opportunity.

“We want to be here when the whips are cracking and we are again. I’m really enthusiastic about our prospects.”

Guthrie’s brother Zac and ruckman Rhys Stanley are additionally out of agreement this year, however both are probably going to get expansions.

“We both love playing with each other, we both love representing Geelong,” Guthrie said of his brother Zac.

“We can both hopefully do that for years to come.”

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