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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

Recruited from:
East Brighton (Vic)/Sandringham U18


Mark McVeigh joined the GIANTS coaching staff after 12 months as Head Coach of the GIANTS Academy, identifying and developing local talent within the GIANTS' region.

Since retiring from the AFL in 2012 after 232 games with Essendon, McVeigh has been part of the Seven Network and SEN radio commentary teams and previously worked with AFL NSW/ACT as Talent and Coaching Manager.

McVeigh grew up on the Central Coast of NSW and played for Pennant Hills before he was drafted at pick nine to Essendon at the end of 1998 and was a member of their 2001 Grand Final side.

The former Bomber has also been involved in coaching the Under-16 and Under-18 NSW/ACT Rams to National Championship titles.

McVeigh has charge of the GIANTS' backline as a line coach.