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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

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  Senior Assistant Coach under Head Coach Leon Cameron.