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Samuel Reid

Last played for GWS Giants in 2021
Games: 108     Born: November 7, 1989     Origin: Uws Giants
Playing Height: 188cm     Playing Weight: 85kg     Position: Defender
First Drafted: Round 3, Pick #35 2007 National Draft by Western Bulldogs
Last Drafted: Round 1, Pick #9 2020 Rookie Draft by GWS Giants
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Samuel Reid Biography

Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Sydney select Samuel Reid with pick No.11 in the 2023 Rookie Draft.
Friday, 17 September 2021
Inaugural Giants Sam Reid and Matt Buntine have been delisted among four list changes for the club.

Academy graduate Nick Shipley and Tom Hutchesson were also not offered contracts for 2022.

Thursday, 16 September 2021
Greater Western Sydney delists Sam Reid. It brings an end to a remarkable career for Reid, who retired at the end of 2013 before returning two years later to play another 84 games across six seasons.
Thursday, 10 December 2020
GWS select Samuel Reid with pick No.9 in the 2020 Rookie Draft.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Giants rookie duo Sam Reid and Daniel Lloyd are promoted to the club's senior list.
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
After being delisted by the Giants, Sam Reid is appointed as development coach of the club.

"My body wasn't up to the rigours of another season playing in the AFL, so this is a good way to be able to move on to the next stage of my life," Reid said.

"Helping the young guys develop is something I'm passionate about and to be able to help the Giants take the next step is an exciting challenge."

Friday, 20 April 2012
Swans coach John Longmire says forward Sam Reid has been working hard to address his goalkicking yips after a return of 27.31 so far in his career.

"He's really only coming into his second season of AFL football, so he's still working on those aspects every week and will continue to do for his whole career," Longmire said.

"You work on your craft and his craft is taking marks and kicking goals."

Friday, 16 December 2011
The Sydney Swans have re-signed key forward Sam Reid keeping him at the club for another five years.

"From all the time he's been at the club, he's really stood out as a first-class prospect for us and really worked hard to get himself where he is today," Swans chief executive Andrew Ireland said.

"We're really conscious of the changing face of AFL football with the new teams coming in, free agency and the like, so it was really pleasing Sam was agreeable to a long-term contract with us."

Thursday, 20 October 2011
The Western Bulldogs have been awarded a round three compensation pick for the loss of Sam Reid to GWS.
Thursday, 13 October 2011
Gws has announced its final uncontracted player signing, nabbing Bulldogs midfielder Sam Reid.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
After a strong performance against Richmond, young Swan Sam Reid is the round 12 NAB AFL Rising Star nominee.

Reid says he is enjoying the comraderie of the playing group at the Swans

"I think that's what makes this club such a tight group. Everyone's in the same boat. Most guys are from interstate so when they come here they don't really know anyone outside the footy club," he said.

"You're sort of forced to hang around the guys from the footy club and it does make you bond a lot quicker and get to know each other."

Wednesday, 7 July 2010
Shoulder surgery has ended young Western Bulldog Sam Reid's 2010 season.

"We got x-rays and that's as good as the news got from there. He didn't have any structural damage but an MRI determined problems with his muscles and ligaments and he'll require surgery to restitch some of those muscle tendons," Bulldogs general manager of football James Fantasia said.

Friday, 7 May 2010
Type 1 diabetes will mean Bulldog Sam Reid will have a blood test every time he heads to the bench to test his blood suger levels.

"Sometimes I'll have to sit down for a bit and maybe eat some lollies or drink some Powerade," Reid said.

"It's quick. I only have to prick my finger and then it takes five seconds to read so the maximum time I need is 20 seconds."

Friday, 30 April 2010
Overcoming osteitis pubis and serious surgery has left young Bulldog Sam Reid with a burning desire to return to the ranks of the AFL.

"My goal is to be back by at least round nine," he said.

"Then I want to play finals as well. Once I get in there, I want to stay in there. I wish I was up and running now because there are injuries. Whenever I get injured, someone else does too and there's a spot there and I'm not able to take it."

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