Sydney Swans

A lighter, leaner Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin is in the best condition he’s been in years.

Now the oldest player on Sydney’s list, a lighter, leaner Lance Franklin has sent a strong message to the AFL club’s new breed.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Look who's back: Franklin inspires with early Swans return

Now the oldest player on their list, Lance Franklin is still setting the bar for the Swans' next generation as the squad reported back for pre-season on Monday.

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1 day ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Lance Franklin in shape as Sydney Swans return to training

Father-to-be Lance Franklin is set for a big season on and off the field.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Franklin "getting stronger" as he approaches first full pre-season as a Swan

Lance Franklin may be about to start his first full pre-season as a Swan. Despite all his accolades and feats at Sydney, coach John Longmire says Buddy is yet to take part in the club’s pre-Christmas training, but that will change this season. “He’s pretty invested and he’s really looking forward to...

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1 week ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Longmire coy on another bid for Daniher

The Swans missed out on Daniher, unable to meet Essendon's asking price, meaning Sydney were also unable to let Tom Papley go to Carlton, such was his wish. 

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1 week ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Longmire comments on Papley situation

Longmire comments on Papley situation

“We made it clear to Tom and his management that we didn’t want to trade him and said he’s a valuable player for us and so that’s the starting point." The post Longmire comments on Papley situation appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Sydney Swans

How Longmire got involved in Daniher trade process

Sydney coach John Longmire didn’t have a large role in the club’s targeting of Joe Daniher, saying he only spoke with the forward towards the end of the trade period. The Bombers star requested a trade to the Swans, but was unable to reach his destination, with Essendon choosing to hold him to his contract. “We...

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1 week ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Longmire comments on Papley situation ahead of 2020 season

Sydney held firm with small forward Tom Papley, refusing to trade him to Carlton despite his desire to return home to Victoria. The 23-year-old had personal reasons for wishing to come to a club in Melbourne, but will remain with the Swans and coach John Longmire said it’s time to get down to business...

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1 week ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

AFL pre-season, Lance Franklin, Buddy Franklin, Port Adelaide, Jack Watts, AFL off-season 2019, Connor Rozee, Andrew Brayshaw, Fremantle

Day one of the AFL pre-season began today and while only first to fourth-year players were required to attend, some veterans came along for the first day.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Fremantle Dockers, Port Adelaide Power, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans shake up footy department after finals hiatus

The Sydney Swans have shaken up their football department ahead of next season, after missing out on finals for the first time since 2009.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans land Lewis Taylor in what could be insurance move for Tom Papley loss

Brisbane small forward Lewis Taylor has joined the Swans in what could be seen as an insurance move in the case the club loses Tom Papley.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans maintain August rendezvous with Joe Daniher wasn’t a pitch to fly the coop

Sydney Swans chief executive Tom Harley has defended his August rendezvous with Joe Daniher, saying the meeting wasn’t the catalyst for the Bomber’s trade request.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Trade Whispers: Reasons by Tom trade request from Sydney Swans revealed

The reasons behind Tom Papley’s decision to request a return to Victoria have been revealed.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Terry Wallace's list analysis - Sydney Swans

The List Manager, Terry Wallace, has turned his attention north to analyse the Sydney Swans on Telstra AFL Trade Radio. Wallace said things were not all “doom and gloom” for the Swans. “They’ve got a group of eight players who would be the envy of most clubs… Isaac Heeney, Callum Mills, Tom Papley, Oliver...

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1 month ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Win-win-win? Proposed three-way trade that would see Daniher land at Sydney Swans

A proposed bold three-way trade that would see star Bombers forward Joe Daniher land at the Swans and Tom Papley get his wish has been put forward.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

AFL Trade Whispers: Sam Jacobs agrees to deal with GWS Giants, Sydney Swans’ hesitation with Joe Daniher, Callum Ah Chee to become a Lion

Sam Jacobs will extend his AFL career for another two years, but it won’t be at the Crows.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

AFL 2019 top 100: Sydney Swans

For the first time in his nine years at the helm John Longmire will be an interested spectator only as the AFL finals get underway. Sydney finished the 2019 season 15th on the ladder with only eight wins and all of 14 losses, their worst result in the last decade by a long way. During that time the Swans...

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2 months ago, The Roar, Sydney Swans

The end of an era for the Sydney Swans, but the future is bright

Those who were lucky enough to be at the Sydney Cricket Ground last Saturday afternoon would have witnessed not only the end of a successful era, but also possibly the beginning of another one. In perfect weather conditions, over 33,000 fans packed the Moore Park venue to see the Sydney Swans do battle...

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2 months ago, The Roar, Sydney Swans

AFL Round 23: Sydney greats Jarrad McVeigh and Kieren Jack depart the game in style in Lance Franklin’s 300th game

Lance Franklin has kicked four goals in his 300th AFL appearance, as Sydney farewells some of their 2012 premiership heroes in fine style with a 45-point win over St Kilda at the SCG.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Emotional exit for Sydney greats Jarrad McVeigh and Kieren Jack in Lance Franklin’s 300th game

Football doesn’t usually go to script, but it did at the SCG on Saturday.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

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