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Kelly's gang of young GIANTS cruise past Eagles

The GIANTS 2016 draft crop, along with gun forward Jonathon Patton, have given fans plenty to be excited about in a scrappy 33-point win over West Coast in the GIANTS' opening game of the JLT Community Series.

4:45pm  Feb 18, 2017

All Tied Up

A cool set shot by Aimee Schmidt secured a thrilling draw for Greater Western Sydney against Fremantle in a fierce and entertaining contest at Blacktown International Sportspark.

3:30pm  Feb 18, 2017

Zac Williams Re-signs

Dashing defender Zac Williams has signed a contract extension that will see the GIANTS Academy product remain at the club until at least the end of 2020.

7:57pm  Feb 17, 2017

Player Profiles

Devon Smith

Devon Smith

Height:
176cm
Weight:
77kg
Recruited from:
Lara (Vic)/Geelong U18
Debut:
2012
Games:
93
Goals:
85

Here at the GIANTS, our Athletic Performance Unit (APU), strives every day to evolve our players into the most athletic and robust athletes in world sport. Our inter-disciplinary team consists of specialists in the areas of: 

  • Strength and power
  • Fitness and conditioning
  • Sports medicine and physiotherapy
  • Injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Sports Science and analytics
  • Performance nutrition and dietetics
  • Sports psychology

The aims of our programme are to enhance the strength, power, fitness, recovery and resilience of the players.  There is no single person charged with this responsibility, it is a team effort with all facets of the APU working collaboratively to provide the coaches with a full list of players that have the physical and mental competitive edge on our opponents. 

We are also committed to the development of the performance profession through research, strong links with elite organisations around the world, regularly hosting education events and with our successful FastTrack Traineeship and Immersion Programs.