Greater Western Sydney lays Demons to rest

Giants midfielder Adam Treloar is congratulated by his teammates after kicking a goal against Melbourne.
Giants midfielder Adam Treloar is congratulated by his teammates after kicking a goal against Melbourne. GETTY IMAGES

THEY won their only game in 2013 against Melbourne at home, and yesterday the Giants repeated the dose in miserable conditions at Spotless Stadium, beating the Demons by 47 points, 10.19 (79) to 7.5 (47).

It was a miserable return to Sydney for new Melbourne coach Paul Roos, with the Demons now on a 12-game losing streak.

The Giants on the other hand continue to take big leaps forward.

While premiership recruits Shane Mumford, Josh Hunt and Heath Shaw continue to add valuable experience, it was again the young players who stood up on a day where skills were very difficult to execute because of torrential rain early in the match.

He may have been guilty of a few turnovers, Adam Treloar was again outstanding for the Giants, finishing with 33 disposals, 14 tackles and a goal.

Young forwards Jonathan Patton and Jeremy Cameron finished with two goals apiece, and just days after a signing a three-year contract extension following a

sparkling debut against St Kilda last weekend, Josh Kelly repaid the faith by booting two late goals to put the game out of Melbourne's reach.

In the twilight game, North Melbourne came from behind to beat Port Adelaide at Etihad Stadium. North won 14.13.97 to 13.12.90.

Topics:  afl, greater western sydney giants



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
D.I.Y. OR INSTALLED HOME... $9500.00 From
Mobile Home Fully self contained granny flat or mod homes.  D.I.Y $9.5k or $12.5K ...
Beachside Suffolk... Leased
House 3 2 2
WHERE IN THE WORLD? EXPRESSIONS OF...
Rural 2 1

Featured Jobs

Lismore jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Truck Sub-Contractors Byron Bay Dc Contract
MECHANICAL ENGINEER Alstonville Full Time
Volunteers Tweed Heads Part Time
Dental... Brunswick Heads Part Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You’re challenged in your work and this could be because of a difference of work ethics or philosophy. You need to compromise and work as...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save