Rory was selected at pick 29 by the GWS GIANTS in the 2013 AFL NAB Draft. Rory is a developing, athletic ruckman who can take contested marks and is also competent at ground level for his size. He distributes the ball well to his midfielders having 291 hit outs in 12 games. Lobb comes from a basketball background and shows deft touch with his ruck work. He has developed the ability to push forward and present as an imposing target. Rory represented Western Australia at the 2013 NAB AFL Under 18 championships. He made his debut in Round 12, 2014 against Essendon.