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GIANTS Star of the Week: Keith Tallent

Meet Keith Tallent, the first GIANTS Star of the Week for 2018.

2:47pm  Apr 20, 2018

From the Archives: Stephen Coniglio

Ahead of Stephen Coniglio’s 100th game for the GIANTS we’ve gone back through the archives to find a few photos of the attacking midfielder.

1:13pm  Apr 20, 2018

Jack's Story

GIANTS Forward Jack Buckley writes about the loss of his mother Kim to breast cancer and what the Mother's Day Classic is doing to help fund life-saving research.

12:38pm  Apr 20, 2018

Player Profiles

Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly

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

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Hailing from a small town in Ireland called Caven, Nick Walsh has travelled the world in pursuit of a career as a Professional Footballer and Coach.

As a Gaelic Footballer in Ireland, Walsh was introduced to AFL Football after being drafted as an ‘International Rookie” in 2000 to the Melbourne FC. He had previously captained his country in the Under-17 International Rules Series against Australia.

Unfortunately three years of persistent injuries prevented Walsh from transitioning successfully to the Australian game. He returned home to play as an Amateur player in the GAA for his County for another eight years. During this time Nick also worked for the GAA at Croke Park in Dublin as a Game Development Manager.

Walsh joined the GIANTS in 2011 in the area of Strength and Conditioning and has subsequently transitioned into coaching and development as the NEAFL Backline Coach. He now works across the areas of Development and Rehabilitation. He is currently completing his Masters in Performance (Strength and Conditioning).

In 2013-14 Walsh worked with the Irish International Rules team as their Performance Coach.

Walsh took over the role of interim backline coach for the 2016 season before settling into the defensive coach role from 2017 onwards.