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Match Preview: Round 6 v Lions

Round six sees the GIANTS return to Spotless Stadium for the first time this season and they'll be keen to make up for last week's disappointing draw with St Kilda.

11:17am  Apr 26, 2018

Pocket Profile: Tim Taranto

Get to know more about young GIANT Tim Taranto who claims he can hold his breath underwater for nearly four minutes.

10:42am  Apr 26, 2018

Greene Brushing Aside Criticism

GIANTS forward Toby Greene has brushed aside the heavy criticism aimed at his side after last week's shock draw to St Kilda at Etihad Stadium.

9:53am  Apr 26, 2018

Player Profiles

Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly

Height:
184cm
Weight:
82kg
Recruited from:
East Brighton (Vic)/Sandringham U18
Debut:
2014
Games:
87
Goals:
56

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.