Giants lock in star midfielder for life

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Star midfielder Josh Kelly volition stay a Giant for beingness aft triggering a monster eight-year hold to enactment with GWS.

Kelly had been pursued by the Kangaroos but chose to crook his backmost connected the Melbourne club, opting to enactment with the Giants until the extremity of 2029, aft signing a woody successful 2019 which had the enactment of an eight-year extension.

Kelly has been successful vocation champion signifier done 2021, averaging 25 possessions a crippled and kicking 15 goals portion stepping up arsenic acting captain. 

"I couldn't beryllium happier to perpetrate my aboriginal to the Giants arsenic I spot large things coming for the club," Kelly said successful a connection released by the club.

Josh Kelly. (Getty)

"I've been a Giant since being drafted successful 2013 and aft weighing everything up, conscionable can't hold to proceed gathering connected what we person present astatine the Giants.

"The nine has grown considerably since I've arrived. We've got a beardown way grounds of playing finals shot and I judge the champion is yet to travel for the Giants.

"I can't hold for what lies up for this squad and the club."

Having played 151 games for the club, Kelly is successful the premier of his vocation and has cemented himself arsenic 1 of the stars of the league.

Josh Kelly of the Giants runs the shot during the circular 9 AFL lucifer betwixt Gold Coast Suns and the Greater Western Sydney Giants astatine Metricon Stadium connected August 02, 2020 (Getty)

The 26-year-old has already won All-Australian enactment and won a Kevin Sheedy Medal arsenic Giants Club Champion.

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