How to watch GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons AFL live and match preview
The Giants will need to show a great deal more fight to knock off the Demons this week.
The winless Giants will be desperate to grab the four points here, knowing that an 0-3 record will make the road to the AFL finals full of potholes. Even this early in the season, another GWS defeat here will cause major alarm bells to ring.
The Demons (2-0) are at the opposite end of the scale, giving their fans renewed hope for this year. Excitement machine Kysaiah Pickett is providing plenty of spark and giving the Dees' midfield more bite.
When is GWS vs Melbourne?
The match starts at 6:10pm AEST at Manuka Oval, Canberra on Sunday 4 April.
How to watch GWS vs Melbourne
Channel 7 and Foxtel have the rights to broadcast AFL matches in Australia and it varies from state to state. This game is on free-to-air TV in NSW and the ACT. If you live anywhere else in the country, you will need a subscription service.
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GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons match preview
The Demons will be favourites with the bookies but we're leaning towards the Giants in Canberra. GWS will go into battle without their veteran defender Sam Reid, who copped a two-match suspension this week for his heavy bump on Nat Fyfe which left the Dockers' skipper concussed.
The Giants have won four out of six matches at home against the Demons. In a brave move, GWS coach Leon Cameron put his players on notice after just two rounds that they must perform or face the axe. We're expecting an emphatic response.
The Demons have some key contributors statistically early in the season. All-Australian ruckman Max Gawn is second in the league for total ratings, behind only Richmond superstar Dustin Martin. Ball magnet Clayton Oliver is also third in the competition for disposals.
GWS don't have those kinds of standouts thus far and will require a team effort to get over the line here.
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