Collingwood Magpies wary of wounded Geelong Cats in fast-changing fixture


AFLW fixture changes are not a concern for Collingwood coach Steve Symonds, although the Pies are wary of a wounded Geelong side heading into their clash on Saturday.

Collingwood were set to play Gold Coast in round two but border restrictions and the Western Australian lockdown forced a redraw of the plans, with teams finding out their fixtures had changed on Thursday afternoon.

Symonds said he and his coaching staff had to be nimble, but that it was not a worry given how plans continue to change amid the pandemic.

Aishling Sheridan and her Collingwood teammates celebrate a goal during round one. Credit:Getty Images

“It hasn’t changed [preparations] too much,” Symonds said. “We prepared heavily for Gold Coast and selected the team based around that.


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