The Greater Western Sydney Giants, nicknamed the GWS Giants or just Giants, are an Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL). Representing the Greater Western Sydney area and Canberra, the club is based at the Tom Wills Oval in Sydney Olympic Park. The team’s primary home ground is Sydney Showground Stadium or Spotless Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park. Four games a year are played at Manuka Oval in Canberra as part of a deal with the government of the Australian Capital Territory.
Before entering the AFL, the club played in the TAC Cup in 2010 and North East Australian Football League in 2011, as well as the 2011 and 2012 AFL pre-season tournaments, and the 2011 Foxtel Cup.
The club played its first game in the Australian Football League on 24 March 2012 at ANZ Stadium in the inaugural Sydney Derby against the Sydney Swans.
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- Giants fined $100,000, hit with draft penalty GWS has been fined $100,000 and stripped of 1000 draft picks after being found guilty by the AFL over its role in the Lachie Whitfield affair.
- Prelim pain convinced Stevie J to play on STEVE Johnson has revealed he postponed retirement plans immediately after Greater Western Sydney’s preliminary final loss to the Western Bulldogs.
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