Sydney Swans

"I give up on these": Watson baffled by Tribunal's call on Franklin strike

The AFL Tribunal’s decision to overturn Lance Franklin’s one-match ban for striking has caused Tim Watson to “give up” on the system. The Sydney star threw what looked to be a deliberate elbow to the head of Fremantle defender Luke Ryan against the Dockers last Sunday. The incident was graded as careless,...

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15 hours ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Franklin free to play after strike downgraded

Swans star Lance Franklin has had a striking charge downgraded and is free to play against Essendon on Saturday night.

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1 day ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Franklin learns Tribunal fate after Swans challenge ban

Sydney star Lance Franklin has had his one-match ban for striking overturned at the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night. The Swans were successful in appealing Franklin’s suspension for a stray elbow to the head of Fremantle defender Luke Ryan. Match Review Officer Michael Christian graded the incident as...

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1 day ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans make surprising call on Buddy

The Sydney Swans have decided to challenge superstar forward Buddy Franklin’s one-match suspension for striking Fremantle’s Luke Ryan during their match on Sunday.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

“Stamp this crap out”: Franklin’s actions condemned by former players

Both Karl Langdon and Paul Hasleby believe more of an example should be made of Lance Franklin following his latest on-field indiscretion. The Sydney superstar lashed out at Luke Ryan in the second quarter of his side’s win over Fremantle on Sunday, elbowing the defender in the head as he was tackled...

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1 day ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Franklin offered one-match ban for errant elbow on Docker

The Sydney Swans will decide on Tuesday whether to challenge the ban offered to star forward Lance Franklin.

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2 days ago, The Age, Fremantle Dockers, Sydney Swans

Buddy Banned: Lance Franklin cops suspension for elbow to Luke Ryan

Lance Franklin’s pursuit for 1000 career goals has been put on hold after the Sydney superstar was suspended for one week for his crude elbow to Fremantle defender Luke Ryan’s head.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

BREAKING: Lance Franklin learns fate for high hit

BREAKING: The verdict is in!

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2 days ago, Zero Hanger, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans unveil LGBTQI+ jumper

The Sydney Swans have unveiled their jumper for their sixth annual Pride Game against St. Kilda.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Undisciplined Franklin in strife with Match Review Officer?

AFL: Sydney star Buddy Franklin is likely to draw the attention of Match Review Officer Michael Christiansen after the Swans forward committed two undisciplined acts against the Fremantle Dockers.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Season over for Freo stars, Franklin to face MRO scrutiny

Both Fremantle and Sydney are set to lose personell after their Round 19 clash on Sunday. While the Swans won convincingly by 40 points, superstar forward Lance Franklin is likely to come under MRO scrutiny for elbowing Dockers defender Luke Ryan in the head. The incident occurred midway through the...

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3 days ago, SEN, Fremantle Dockers, Sydney Swans

Live AFL 2021, Sydney Swans vs Fremantle Dockers, Round 19: Live scores, updates, stats, video, live stream, live blog

It’s a crucial clash to begin a big Sunday as Sydney aims at the top four while Fremantle looks to stay in the top eight race on the Gold Coast.

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3 days ago, Fox Sports, Fremantle Dockers, Sydney Swans

Dermott Brereton's frank admission about Lance Franklin

Hawthorn great Dermott Brereton has conceded that he initially believed that Lance Franklin would only see out five of the nine-year contract he signed to join Sydney. The 34-year-old is approaching the final year of the mega deal he signed with the Swans after leaving Hawthorn at the end of the 2013...

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1 week ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Round 18 – GWS v Sydney Swans: Almost as triumphant as Beethoven’s Ninth!

The triumph of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony came to mind as Jan Courtin watched the Swans roll onto victory in their game against the Giants.

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1 week ago, The Footy Almanac, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

Riewoldt lauds ‘impactful’ Longmire

AFL: Former Saint Nick Riewoldt has heaped praise on Sydney Swans coach John Longmire after an amazing coaching performance against the GWS Giants.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

John Longmire’s tears of joy after proud win as Swans dubbed AFL’s ‘hottest’ team

An emotional John Longmire has detailed the frantic pre-game rollercoaster his club endured on Sunday night, which has been described by a late inclusion as a “sh*tshow”.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Live AFL 2021, GWS Giants vs Sydney Swans, Round 18: Live scores, updates, video, stream, stats, live blog

It’s one of the biggest Sydney derbies ever as Sydney and GWS collide with the local rivals still trying to lock up their spots in the top eight.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

One for the road? Old foes Franklin and Davis renew rivalry

It’s a rivalry that has been on ice since the 2018 finals, but the two great warriors are back this weekend for what could be the final time.

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1 week ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Swans set to give Franklin chance to shine despite predictions of rain and hail

If the Swans were to rest the superstar then a game at an icy, windswept Ballarat, where hail has been predicted, off a six-day break would seem the ideal opportunity.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Western Bulldogs, Sydney Swans square off before Magpies, Tigers clash

Follow our AFL live blog for all the big moments from this afternoon’s games.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Collingwood Magpies, Richmond Tigers, Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs

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