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Buckley Making the Most of It

After falling back in love with football and getting a taste of the big-time, Zone Selection Jack Buckley is ready to make the most of his opportunity writes Emma Quayle.

12:10pm  Jan 23, 2018

Future GIANTS Get Taste of AFL

Three GIANTS Academy players have spent the past two weeks at the WestConnex Centre training alongside some of the AFL’s leading players.

5:12pm  Jan 22, 2018

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

Player Profiles

Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly

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

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With 30 years of experience in the game, McConnell has been integral in the establishment of the GIANTS and was the first person appointed to the club in 2009.

He played 37 games for Footscray and was the last coach of Fitzroy before it merged with Brisbane at the end of 1996. He was also an Assistant Coach at Geelong.

More recently he was the AIS-AFL Academy’s High Performance Coach before taking on the role of Football Administration and Development Coach with the GIANTS.

After working with the forward line in 2013, McConnell became the Director of Coaching under Senior Coach Leon Cameron.

In 2018 McConnell will add to his portfolio to take up the reins as Head Coach of the club's AFL Women's side.