Greater Western Sydney Giants

Swans welcome colossal rookie ruckman

David Sygall 3:56 PM   Kyle Galloway stands eye to eye with the AFL's tallest player, Aaron Sandilands, but his first victim was Swans premiership player Mike Pyke.

Maxwell's smarts benefit GWS

Nathan Buckley (left) will make tough calls, says Nick Maxwell (right).

Daniel Cherny   Former Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell has joined Greater Western Sydney as a leadership consultant.

Hopper compares well with Mills, Giants believe

Blues brothers: NSW draft picks Matthew Kennedy (GWS), Callum Mills (Sydney Swans) and Jacob Hopper (GWS).

David Sygall   The pre-draft attention was fixed on Swans academy star Callum Mills. But the Giants are confident bustling midfielder Jacob Hopper is every bit as good. And so is his younger brother.

Treloar on surgery and cutting ties

Rasing the bar: Adam Treloar is eager to impress the Pies.

Michael Gleeson   Adam Treloar didn't tell the Giants he was going in for surgery late this year when still contracted to the club because he had already told them he wanted to leave and in his mind he was no longer a GWS player.

GWS expects to make finals

Shane Mumford.

With prize recruit Steve Johnson calling the shots, Greater Western Sydney linchpin Shane Mumford will be upset if the Giants don't snare a maiden AFL finals appearance next year.

Davis confident GWS will keep McCarthy

Cam McCarthy tried to get to Fremantle this off-season.

Captain Phil Davis is upbeat about GWS winning the AFL tug-of-war over Cam McCarthy's future, despite the forward appearing determined to return to WA.

AFL clubs cut before list deadline

Jonathan Simpkin has been let go by Hawthorn.

Daniel Cherny   Hawthorn premiership player Jonathan Simpkin has been a victim of the club's sustained success, delisted ahead of the AFL's first list lodgment deadline on Friday.

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GWS expecting Giant crowds against 'top-four teams'

GWS Giants recruit Steve Johnson will face his old club for the first time at Manuka Oval.

David Polkinghorne   Two full houses expected at Manuka Oval following Canberra's best Giants fixtures yet.

Giants recruiter banned for 13 months


Greater Western Sydney recruiting assistant Paul Brodie has been suspended for 13 months for placing a bet on a match in which the Giants were involved.

Carlton's 11th-hour bid for Giant left hanging

No movement: Adam Tomlinson.

Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle   Carlton made an 11th-hour bid for the Giants' Adam Tomlinson that, if successful, would have freed them up to agree to trade Andrejs Everitt to the Suns on a hectic final day of the trade period.

Lucky 28? Draft pick trades hands five times

Brent Guerra was draft pick 28 in the 1999 national draft.

Larissa Nicholson   Hawthorn champion Brent Guerra was one, so was two-time Bombers best and fairest Jason Johnson.

Blues bolster list

Marc Murphy in the Carlton jumper

Jake Niall, Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson   Carlton have broken new ground by trading the future draft pick they received for Lachie Henderson for pick eight in this year's draft.

GWS welcome Johnson

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 21:  Steve Johnson of the Giants poses during a Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL media opportunity at Tom Wills Oval on October 21, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Jamie Marcuson   Greater Western Sydney Giants recruit Steve Johnson has said the young side can't use their age as an excuse for not making the finals anymore.

Adam Treloar deal done, he's officially a Pie

Adam Treloar

Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle   The most prolonged and acrimonious deal of the trade period has been completed with Adam Treloar finally becoming a Magpie.

Video of Treloar in Collingwood colours appears online

Adam Treloar

Matt Murnane and Scott Spits   Adam Treloar's move to Collingwood has been considered a certainty of the AFL trade period. Now it's as close to official as possible.

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Bell rings in deal for Giant Blues Magpies deal

Tom Bell of the Blues in action.

Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle, Jake Niall   Carlton's trade of Tom Bell to Brisbane could unlock the deal that will finally see four Giants players move to the Blues and Adam Treloar transfer to Collingwood.

GWS sign one-year deal with Stevie J

Goodbye Cats, hello Giants: Steve Johnson signs on with GWS

Caroline Wilson   Steve Johnson's playing career has been given a one-year extension from Greater Western Sydney with whom the 32-year-old is on the verge of announcing a deal involving both on and off-field roles.

Gold Coast's Charlie Dixon tied into Jake Carlisle trade talks

Charlie Dixon.

Michael Gleeson, Emma Quayle, Jake Niall   Port Adelaide's bid to secure Gold Coast forward Charlie Dixon has been raised as potential three way trade that could help break the deadlock between Essendon and St Kilda over Jake Carlisle.

Bali motorbike stack leaves GWS defender with broken collarbone

GWS Giants defender Joel Patfull had a minor motorbike accident in Bali on Saturday night.

Lee Gaskin    GWS Giants defender Joel Patfull has suffered a broken collarbone after having a motorbike accident during an end of season trip to Bali.

Canny Cats avoid trade wrangles

Patrick Dangerfield and Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Michael Gleeson   Football dominoes doesn't normally work like this. Damn you Geelong.