Greater Western Sydney Giants

GWS player Toby Greene fined after Zagame's assault

An AFL player has escaped conviction over a drunken assault at a Melbourne bistro that left a bouncer with nightmares.

McKenna an Aussie sporting Giant

‘I was devastated, I didn’t know what to think.’ - Patrick McKenna on Phil Hughes' death.

Michael Gleeson   Australia's under-19 cricket captain Patrick McKenna discusses why he gave the game away for football and a life now as a Giant

Belconnen mates live an AFL 'miracle'

Port Adelaide recruit, Canberra's Logan Austin.

Chris Wilson   Same school, same club, same dream - best mates from the Belconnen Magpies, Logan Austin and Jack Steele, have been drafted to the AFL.

Canberran hopefuls at the mercy of the AFL draft

Logan Austin

David Polkinghorne   For the first time in his career, Belconnen key defender Logan Austin feels helpless.

Club-by-club guide to the 2014 AFL draft: part one

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Emma Quayle   Everything you need to know for the AFL Draft with your club-by-club guide to your team's draft needs, hopes and dreams.

Top draft slot still up for grabs, but Giants hold the keys to first-round order

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Emma Quayle   Top draft slot still up for grabs, but Giants hold the keys to first round order 

Katich given Giant AFL promotion

Moved up the order: Simon Katich has been promoted at GWS.

Former Australian cricketer Simon Katich has been promoted to football operations manager at AFL club Greater Western Sydney.

Steele gets Giant headstart

Jack Steele has used his extra time on the track to impress coach Leon Cameron.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra young gun begins pre-season training.

AFL

Giants owe Canberra wins: Cameron

The Giants haven't had the best record at Manuka Oval.

David Polkinghorne   Giants coach Leon Cameron says his club owes Canberra better results at Manuka Oval in 2015.

2015 AFL fixture: Greater Western Sydney

Greater Western Sydney's fixture for the 2015 home and away season

Manuka to host GWS and Swans in NAB Challenge

The name on everyone's lips: $10 million man Buddy Franklin.

GWS Giants will host the Sydney Swans at Manuka Oval

Australian Football

Giants expect Sunny Anzac Day without Victorian club

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David Polkinghorne   The GWS Giants seemingly have missed out on luring a big Victorian club to Canberra for Anzac Day, but there could be some consolation with AFL powerhouse Geelong pencilled on their draft 2015 fixture at Manuka Oval.

AFL - not really the game of the people

Illustratiuon: Mick Connolly

Peter Hanlon   As the Bulldogs tossed zeroes in the air and Tom Boyd dived for the nearest pen, a country community that produces sporting stars like spuds was looking the other way. Real life and death is a sober reminder that AFL football actually isn't.

Silvagni set to quit GWS

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Caroline Wilson   The man who put together the playing list of the AFL's youngest team is set to quit the club after the 2014 national draft.

Saints knocked back two for pick No. 1

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Jake Niall   St Kilda spurned a Greater Western Sydney offer in which the Saints would have received picks 4 and 7 in the national draft in exchange for pick no 1.

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Bold Dogs put money down with reckless Boyd gamble

Illustration: Mick Connolly

Jake Niall   The mega contract for Tom Boyd is really the bastard son of the Buddy Franklin deal from 12 months earlier. Franklin's passage to Sydney, on a nine year, $10 million contract, was a game changer in so many respects, including the fact that the Swans were just warned off AFL race courses - harshly barred from punting on seasoned players - this spring.

I was close to quitting AFL, says Griffen

Ryan Griffen: 'The captaincy weighed me down a fair bit.'

Ben Horne   Star GWS recruit Ryan Griffen has admitted he was on the verge of quitting the AFL after the weight of captaining the Western Bulldogs destroyed his enjoyment of the game.

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Giants not expecting exodus, says Cameron

Giants coach Leon Cameron.

Patrick Begley   He didn't love it, so he left. But young Greater Western Sydney players will not follow star rookie Tom Boyd when their contracts are up for renewal next year, coach Leon Cameron says.

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Dogs to tip in nearly $1m towards Ryan Griffen's Giant deal

Ryan Griffen and Tom Boyd

Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle   In the most dramatic day of action in the history of the draft and trading system Tom Boyd has become a Bulldog on unprecedented terms in exchange for the Dogs captain Ryan Griffen.

Rebuilding Blues trade away the Ratten era

Kristian Jaksch is still waiting to learn his fate.

Jon Pierik   Carlton is committed to making the finals next season, as the list constructed during the Brett Ratten era continues to undergo major change.