Swans star Buddy needed a run

Sydney Swans superstar Lance Franklin had a limited impact in the Swans’ 17-point loss to the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium. Sydney coach John Longmire has defended the decision to play Lance Franklin after the superstar forward had only a limited impact in their season-opening loss to the Western Bulldogs. Franklin, whose pre-season was severely curtailed by groin surgery, finished at the bottom of the Swans’ stats sheet, with just seven possessions and one goal, in Saturday night’s...

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3 months ago, The Roar

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