A host of Ballarat exports have committed to Geelong's re-build and penned new deals with the club.
Reigning club best-and-fairest Amy McDonald leads the list of returning players, signing a new contract until the end of 2023.
The former Redan footballer had a brilliant season for the Cats, averaging 19 disposals and seven tackles a game.
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McDonald, who was selected with pick 80 in the 2019 draft, polled 71 votes in the best and fairest count, almost doubling her nearest rival.
Joining McDonald in re-signing until the end of 2023 is Sophie Van de Heuvel.
The Ballarat Swans product played all nine games this season, averaging 11 disposals and two rebound 50s.
After a disappointing AFLW season, where the Cats managed just one win, the pair have been playing for Geelong's VFLW outfit.
The Cats sit second on the VFLW ladder, with one round left to play.
Geelong has also re-signed former Rebels Rene Caris and Georgia Clarke until the end of 2022.
Clarke, who won the Rebels best-and-fairest in 2018, found herself in-and-out of the side last season, while Caris made a career-high five appearances. Geelong's re-signing frenzy hasn't come at a cost, with Ballarat export Richelle 'Rocky' Cranston delisted.
The 31-year-old eventually joined the Western Bulldogs as a free agent.
"She is fierce at the contest, and her strength and work at ground level are hallmarks of her game," Western Bulldogs head of list management and recruiting Mick Sandry said.
"She has the ability to get long range with her kicking and knows how to find the goals."
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