Jeremy Cameron back for GWS Giants to face West Coast Eagles


Greater Western Sydney will field one of its strongest teams of the season after welcoming back a host of stars, including All Australian forward Jeremy Cameron, as West Coast warned Toby Greene it would test the fiery forward’s temperament.

Eagles coach Adam Simpson says his side, which must win or risk falling out of the eight, will be aiming to put the All Australian forward off his game.


Greene report overshadows dominant GWS win

A report on Toby Greene for rough conduct has overshadowed an impressive 48-point GWS win over the Western bulldogs at Etihad Stadium, just the eighth win for the Giants in Melbourne.

Greene has been suspended twice this season and was reported in his comeback game last week after making contact with his boot to the face of Western Bulldogs midfielder Luke Dahlhaus.

If Greene takes the Eagles’ bait and collects a third suspension it would have huge ramifications for his and the Giants’ finals campaign.

“I think we’ll try everything to try to get him off his game. That might be part of it,” Simpson said on Thursday.

Decimated by injury this year, the Giants are nearing full strength in an ominous warning to the rest of the competition with two rounds left to play.

After crushing the reigning premiers in one of their best performances of the season, the Giants have brought back four first-choice players – Cameron, Shane Mumford, Devon Smith and Adam Tomlinson.

As expected, veteran forward Steve Johnson will miss to manage his troublesome knee injury but is expected to return for the final round of the home and away season. Ruckman Dawson Simpson and youngsters Matthew Kennedy and Harrison Himmelberg have been omitted.

Cameron will be in need of the run having played just once in the past six weeks due to a recurring hamstring issue. The star forward came back against Fremantle but pulled up sore after the game and sidelined for another fortnight.

“Jeremy and Devon trained really well this week and have been cleared to play. They’re two important players so it’s good to add them back into our forward line mix,” Giants coach Leon Cameron said.

“We were really happy with how Shane went against Melbourne a fortnight ago. He unfortunately missed last week due to suspension but he’s ready to go against West Coast.

“Adam Tomlinson has played a lot of footy in the back half for us this season so it’s good to have him return to take on the Eagles.”



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