The Northern Bullants fell 45 points short against Geelong under lights at Marvel Stadium on Thursday night.

While beaten, the Bullants could still hold their heads high, staying within range on the scoreboard until some late Geelong goals saw the margin swell.

The Ants will now enjoy a week’s break courtesy of a bye, before getting set to host Werribee on Sunday 23 May at Preston City Oval.

Full match report to come.

Northern Bullants      3.2     6.3     9.5     11.6 (72)
Geelong                        5.6     9.10   12.11  17.15 (117)