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Bright Start for GIANTS in AFLW Practice Match

The GIANTS have begun their final preparations for the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s competition in the best possible fashion with a comprehensive 50-point win over the Brisbane Lions in a practice match on Saturday morning.

1:31pm  Jan 20, 2018

Williams Sidelined with Achilles Injury

GIANTS defender Zac Williams has suffered a ruptured achilles that will see the 23-year old sidelined for an extended period of the 2018 season.

5:14pm  Jan 19, 2018

Former GIANT Carey reaches his peak

Alex Carey has become the latest former GIANT to reach the top of his chosen field, being named to play cricket for Australia in today’s One Day International against England at the GABBA.

1:03pm  Jan 19, 2018

Player Profiles

Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly

Height:
184cm
Weight:
82kg
Recruited from:
East Brighton (Vic)/Sandringham U18
Debut:
2014
Games:
84
Goals:
53

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.