Posts Tagged "Kevin Sheedy"

When people look at which horses to buy at the annual yearling sales they always use the bloodlines as a guide to likely success. Imagine how much money the offspring of Black Caviar will fetch.

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Greater Western Sydney’s Kevin Sheedy wants to deliver two experienced AFL recruits to his club at the end of his 29th and final season as a head coach.

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Greater Western Sydney’s foray into becoming a strong AFL entity in Western Sydney has come under immense pressure for a myriad of reasons in the past 48 hours.

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Greater Western Sydney coach Kevin Sheedy says he meant nothing untoward by Sunday’s comments in which he described Western Sydney Wanderers’ A-League success as getting a leg-up from the “immigration department”.

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On and off the field, AFL club Greater Western Sydney were singing the second-year blues on Sunday.

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Give credit where credit is due. Whatever your thoughts are about Kevin Sheedy’s final season at Greater Western Sydney, one thing which cannot be questioned and should be loudly applauded: his ability to sell his product.

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Moments of levity have been rare for Essendon coach James Hird in a tumultuous AFL season.

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Throughout more than a decade of covering AFL for the Sydney Morning Herald, I was frequently asked questions about the game, but none as regularly as the one which – despite my departure from the newspaper – has continued to follow me.

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The Gold Coast Suns have had two years in the AFL to perform, the Greater Western Sydney Giants just one. Both won the wooden spoon in their first years, 2011 and 2012, respectively.

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The reigning premiers and a power club revitalised by an old adversary – Greater Western Sydney coach Kevin Sheedy couldn’t have hoped for a better start to his 29th AFL season in charge.

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Former Western Bulldog captain Brad Johnson provided food for thought in his article entitled ‘AFL doping just doesn’t make sense‘.

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Greater Western Sydney mentor Kevin Sheedy has gone back to the future in formulating the Giants’ leadership group for his 29th and final AFL season as a head coach.

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When the AFL decided to introduce an 18th club, based in Western Sydney, they needed a strategy to help get the club kick-started. There are two strategies they could have used – ‘Moneyball’ and the ‘youth policy’.

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Greater Western Sydney coach Kevin Sheedy is targeting as many as six wins in 2013 as his fledgling AFL club aims to build on a solid inaugural season.

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Israel Folau’s former AFL coach Kevin Sheedy has defended the character of the NSW Waratahs recruit, saying he is one of the more honest people he’s dealt with in his 45-year career.

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Greater Western Sydney Coach Kevin Sheedy will meet up with veteran Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson this month and pick the brains of Britain’s most successful football manager.

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If I wore a hat, I’d be taking it off right now for Israel Folau, who announced on Thursday afternoon he was leaving AFL and heading back to a sport he was more comfortable with: rugby league, or maybe even rugby union.

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Kevin Sheedy will hand Leon Cameron the reins to the GWS Giants in 2014, but he has already been handed a ticket to become a premiership coach by Mark Williams.

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Leon Cameron feels his decision to succeed Kevin Sheedy as senior coach at AFL club Greater Western Sydney was a no-brainer.

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The legendary AFL coaching career of Kevin Sheedy appears to have an end point, with Greater Western Sydney expected to announce a succession plan.

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