Biography Author Matching "Greater Western Sydney" (Sorted by Name Ascending)


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1. Dave Matthews

Actor | Making Their Mark

David Matthews joined the AFL in 1998 after previously working with the Geelong Football League and the Victorian Country Football League. He was AFL Auskick and Participation Manager for five years before being appointed to the AFL Executive as General Manager of Game Development in 2004. In 2010,...

2. Heath Shaw

Actor | Making Their Mark

Heath Shaw has carved out a fine career in defence since debuting in late 2005 for Collingwood. His leadership and hard-nosed approach make him one of the best big game performers. Shaw joined the GIANTS ahead of the 2014 season as part of a trade with former GIANT Taylor Adams. Shaw was named as a...

3. Jacob Hopper

Actor | Making Their Mark

Hailing from Leeton in Southern NSW, GIANTS Academy graduate Jacob Hopper is a midfielder who's built a reputation as one of the toughest young midfielders in the AFL. Hopper debuted in his first season at the elite level, earning a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination for his impressive debut game. ...

4. Josh Kelly

Actor | Making Their Mark

Josh Kelly began his football career as an Auskicker at East Brighton in Melbourne's south-east before being drafted at pick two in the 2013 NAB AFL Draft. Kelly is the son of Phil Kelly, who played 61 games as a wingman for North Melbourne in the 1980s and won two Sandover Medals in the WAFL. He ...

5. Lenny Hayes

Actor | Making Their Mark

Originating form local Sydney Club Pennant Hills, Lenny Hayes was a stand out performer for the St Kilda Football Club over a 297-game career. He was awarded All Australian Honours on three occasions and won the Norm Smith Medal for Best on Ground in the AFL Grand Final in his team's drawn final ...

6. Leon Cameron

Actor | Making Their Mark

Leon Cameron is a former Footscray and Richmond footballer and the current Senior Coach of the GIANTS. Cameron played 256 AFL games between 1990 and 2003 after being recruited from South Warrnambool Football Club with pick 7 in the 1988 National Draft. After retiring, Cameron joined the Western ...

7. Matt de Boer

Actor | Making Their Mark

Matt de Boer was drafted to Fremantle in the 2009 rookie draft with Fremantle's second selection, number 19 overall. After displaying good form during the 2009 pre-season, he was elevated to Fremantle's senior list as a nominated rookie and made his debut in the Western Derby in round 6, 2009. De ...

8. Nick Haynes

Actor | Making Their Mark

Nick Haynes was drafted to the GIANTS with pick seven in the 2011 NAB AFL Draft. The former Dandenong Stingrays forward made his debut in round 10, 2012 playing through the midfield and up forward. Haynes has great agility, takes a good overhead mark and shows very good running and aerobic capacity...

9. Sam Reid

Actor | Making Their Mark

Journeyman Sam Reid first began his AFL career in 2008 after being drafted to the Western Bulldogs. He played 10 games for the club before joining the GIANTS as an uncontracted player in 2011. Injuries limited him to 14 games in his two seasons at the club and persistent shoulder issues forced him ...

10. Stephen Coniglio

Actor | Making Their Mark

Stephen Coniglio grew up in Perth and as a teenager had to choose between pursuing a career in cricket or football. Choosing football has worked out well for him so far, with the popular team-mate becoming one of the most highly rated midfielders in the AFL. In early December, 2019 Coniglio was ...


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