Greater Western Sydney Giants

Shaw and Griffen near moments of truth

David Sygall 4:41 PM   Two of Greater Western Sydney's experienced leaders will be in sharp focus when the Giants play the Western Bulldogs on Saturday. Neither expects the process to be easy.

Swan Parker tips GWS for AFL finals

Impressive: Luke Parker kicked a career-high five goals against Geelong.

​He's not talking up his own team's bright prospects, but Swans midfield star Luke Parker has surprisingly declared he expects cross-town rivals GWS Giants to go deep into the AFL finals.

Good record won't help Goldstein if charged by MRP

Jeremy Cameron was reported for this clash with Adelaide's Kyle Cheney.

Jesse Hogan   Todd Goldstein will be the second player disadvantaged by the new tribunal system, rather than aided by it, if he is charged by the match review panel for a blow that felled Fremantle's Hayden Ballantyne at the weekend.

Cowboys outlast Tigers with points at a premium

Tight contest: Sauaso Sue of the Wests Tigers tries to burst through the North Queensland defence.

Brad Walter   A 77th minute try by North Queensland winger Antonio Winterstein saved the Wests Tigers v Cowboys match at Campbelltown Stadium the embarrassment of being the lowest scoring match in 33 years.

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Cameron reported after Giants snap Crows hoodoo

Jeremy Cameron of the Giants and Daniel Talia of the Crows compete for the ball.

Scott Spits   The report of Jeremy Cameron for forceful front-on contact on Adelaide Kyle's Cheney was one of the few blemishes as Greater Western Sydney notched a sixth win, broke their duck against the Crows and celebrated three wins on the trot for the first time.

Giants secure first win over Crows

Marching on: Stephen Coniglio of the Giants passes during the clash against the Adelaide Crows at Spotless Stadium.

David Sygall   Greater Western Sydney's march continued on Saturday afternoon with another exciting performance and a debut win over the Adelaide Crows.

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The emerging team behind Leon Cameron's emerging team

Leon Cameron flanked by (from left) Dean Brogan, Luke Power, Chad Cornes, Mark McVeigh and Brett Hand.

Caroline Wilson   No one was more dismayed than Leon Cameron when, roughly this time last season, his fledgling team was on the wrong end of a series of thrashings and the spotlight shone not upon him or his players but upon the young coaches working around him.

Giants welcome back two for clash with Crows

Giant Josh Kelly.

David Sygall   GWS Giants will be bolstered for their match against Adelaide Crows on Saturday by the return of an experienced leader and a young gun.

Crows keen to end their slow starts

Tom Lynch of the Crows.

Adelaide have identified a fast start as vital to success against surprise packets Greater Western Sydney.

Big loss could prove greatest lesson

All about effort: Giants midfielder Adam Treloar.

David Sygall   If Greater Western Sydney continue their rich form and end up playing finals football in 2015, they might consider their lowest point this season the catalyst for achieving the unexpected.

Depth charge: Fight for places lifts Giants

Jed Lamb is looking to regain his place in the Giants forward line.

David Sygall   It might sound standard for there to be genuine competition for places at an AFL club. But, for the Giants, it is something of a first.

Fyfe, Waite accept AFL fines

Fremantle's Nat Fyfe

Three players including Fremantle star Nat Fyfe have accepted fines from the AFL match review panel.

GWS kids grow from beanstalks into Giants

Dylan Shiel (left) is one of the Giants making an impact.

Rohan Connolly   The maturing of an entire team full of precocious talent is seeing Greater Western Sydney climb the rankings, and the ladder, at a rapid rate.

Fyfe stays alive in Brownlow chase

Nat Fyfe

Jesse Hogan   Nat Fyfe's Brownlow Medal eligibility is intact after his trip at the weekend was deemed only worthy of a fine by the match review panel, while Steve Johnson escaped penalty altogether for contact to the groin of an opponent.

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The rise and fall of football empires

Giant steps: GWS are a rising AFL power.

Rohan Connolly   There are usually moments in games of football that speak to a bigger picture. But seldom can an entire four quarters have been as dripping with symbolism as what took place at Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.

Difference in talent extraordinary: Malthouse

Dale Thomas and Blues coach Mick Malthouse look on during the game.

Larissa Nicholson   The veteran coach could offer little hope to Carlton fans, after making several changes to the side in the lead up to the weekend.

Giants inflict more misery on Carlton

Blues coach Michael Malthouse.

Rohan Connolly   Each time lately you think Carlton has plumbed new depths, they seem to find a deeper, darker abyss.

Whitfield relishing meeting old housemate

Giants v Hawks

Tom Decent   GWS forward Lachie Whitfield will have an added incentive when the Giants take on Carlton at Etihad Stadium on Saturday - to claim bragging rights over his former housemate and close friend Kristian Jaksch.

Scully enjoying freedom after growing up fast at Giants

Finding his feet: Giants star Tom Scully is enjoying his best season.

David Sygall   The criticism Tom Scully endured upon leaving Melbourne was nothing compared the challenge he faced after relocating to play for the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

Bolstered Blues as dangerous as anyone, Davis warns

Hitting out: GWS star Phil Davis wins possession during the win over the Hawthorn Hawks at Spotless Stadium.

David Sygall   Co-captain Phil Davis has declared there will be no chance of complacency from Greater Western Sydney following their historic win over Hawthorn last round, especially against a Carlton side desperate for a lift in form and buoyed by the return of a host of key personnel.