GREATER Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron has shrugged off concerns over under-fire captain Stephen Coniglio, but still acknowledges the star midfielder could lift.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Cameron admitted Coniglio was "not in the best of form".
"But we've had some really good discussions. He's working extremely hard, and that's what you really want from your leader, he's leading by example," Cameron said.
"I'm really confident that bit by bit he'll turn his form around, and our midfield will turn their form around.
"But we need to do it pretty quickly, because we're coming up against probably the best midfield in the comp in Brisbane."
The Giants had a long training run on Thursday, with the midfielders and forwards ending the session with a focus on trapping the ball inside 50.
Inside 50s have been a huge concern for the Giants this season, averaging under 34 a game to be 17th in the competition and only above the lowly Crows.
Cameron also spoke with pride in reaching a 150-game coaching milestone for the Giants on Saturday, and becoming a life member of the club.
"It's a privilege and a great honour to be a life member of this club, especially considering it's only 10 years old."
Cameron revealed reigning club champion Tim Taranto was set to give the Giants' midfield a much needed-boost when he returns to the senior side for the clash with Brisbane on Saturday.
Taranto had a shoulder reconstruction during the pre-season but is now ready to play for the Giants after impressing in a scratch match against Hawthorn last weekend.
The 22-year-old midfielder will help cover the loss of former co-captain Callan Ward (knee), and his ability to win the ball in close will support an onball brigade that lost the clearance count against Port Adelaide by 41 to 25.