She lastly acquired again on the park in final weekend’s 29-point loss away to Adelaide.
“To be sincere, final week we acquired hit actually laborious, actually early and I really feel like all of us went into shock,” Hickey stated on the adidas Ultraboost 19 launch.
“We took a backward step.
“However I did not take into consideration my knee in any respect through the sport, which was good; I used to be simply making an attempt to organise everybody and get again into it.
“I reckon I will be a lot better for the run.”
Saturday’s match shapes as a basic “eight-point” encounter.
The Blues and the Cats sit atop the weaker convention B standings with one win apiece from three matches, which means the victors on Saturday will go a sport clear in first place with three rounds to play.
“If we win, we go into high spot outright so it is large,” stated Hickey, who can hint her Geelong heritage all the way in which again to membership basis legend Reg Hickey.
“Clearly the Blues have gotten some actually good key forwards that we should get on high of in Tayla Harris and Darcy Vescio.
“And Brianna Davey, wherever she is on the bottom, is somebody we’ll have to observe.”
Harris was freed to play in Saturday’s match after getting a one-match tough conduct suspension downgraded to a reprimand.