SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 19: Steve Johnson of the Cats in action during the round 18 AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Geelong Cats at Spotless Stadium on July 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Greater Western Sydney co-captain Phil Davis says new recruit and three time premiership player Steve Johnson has already had a ‘huge influence’ on the playing group.

Johnson joined the Giants late last year after being let go by the Cats after 253 games, three flags and a Norm Smith Medal in 14 season at Geelong.

“Stevie has been terrific,” co-captain Phil Davis said.

“He’s come from a footy club that has had a huge amount of success over a long period of time and he’s brought a wealth of knowledge over about individual talent and work and how to become a great player.

“Also about how a great team operates, so we’ve been very fortunate he’s had a huge influence in the first few months he’s been here and we look forward to that continuing in training and hopefully into games.”

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