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Giants bracing for Ablett backlash

  • Giants bracing for Ablett backlash

    GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23: Gary Ablett of the Suns looks on during the round five AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Metricon Stadium on April 23, 2016 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

The GWS Giants expect to feel the sting in Gary Ablett's tail in Saturday's clash between the AFL's two expansion clubs.

The fifth-placed Giants are hot favourites to extend their club-record, four-match winning streak and continue their pursuit of a first-time finals berth against the struggling Suns, who are heading in the other direction after four straight defeats.

Ablett has come in for criticism and admitted being below his best, but GWS coach Leon Cameron says it'd be foolish not to expect a backlash from the dual Brownlow Medallist.

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