In episode two of the GIANTS' new podcast The Originals, award-winning journalist Emma Quayle sits down with pick five in the 2011 National Draft Matt Buntine.

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Together they talk about Matt's struggle with injuries and how he's dealt with the external expectations of being a high draft pick.

Matt talks about his fight to break into the GIANTS line-up, the frustrations he felt when injuries hit and the never surrender attitude he has maintained in returning to the starting 22.

The agile defender also discusses how the GIANTS' culture came to be and what it was like to be at the club during the tough foundation years.

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The Originals: Matt Buntine, is the second episode in a series of interviews with ten of the GIANTS' inaugural squad members by award-winning journlaist Emma Quayle. To listen to the first episode featuring Stephen Coniglio, CLICK HERE.